Lead programmer

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Business Operations, Programming and Development
Region:
Mainland Europe
Area:
The Netherlands
City:
Amsterdam
Posted:
20-Nov-17
Company:
Force Field
Job Ref:
1562866896

We are looking for a talented Lead Programmer who is passionate about creating groundbreaking, state of the art VR and AR games and entertainment.

The lead programmer manages the tech team and all aspects of a project's technical design, including engine, middleware and game systems. He or she works closely with the technical director and other stakeholders to define a project's technical approach.

WHAT'S THIS JOB ALL ABOUT?

- Define the technical design for the main elements of a project together with team members;

- Identify and help tackle the main risk areas for a project;

- Co-operate in setting up the main technical systems for a project together with the team;

- Mentor, inspire and motivate the team to meet project quality levels and deadlines;

- Co-operate in the overall planning of a project. Be proficient and proactive in organizing and planning;

- Closely work with the leads of the other disciplines (Art & Design) and with the producer of the project;

WHICH SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE DO YOU NEED?

- Highly proficient in C++ and / or C#;

- 5+ years of game industry experience with at least 2 years in a technical lead position and shipped a couple of games;

- You have a great working- and technical knowledge of Unreal and / or Unity.

HOW ABOUT YOU AS A PERSON?

- You are capable of communicating in a clear, open, convincing, and inspired manner;

- You are passionate about new technology;

- You have already worked on VR projects before or you have an intimate knowledge of what has been happening in the field so far;

- You are comfortable with working under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment;

- You have a very good knowledge of English, both spoken and written.

WHAT DO YOU GET?

- Working in a creative and quality driven environment with enthusiastic colleagues;

- A great spot to learn and share knowledge;

- Benefits according to experience and job;

- A work-life balance;

- Studio location in the heart of Amsterdam.

Contact Details:
Force Field
Tel: +31-(0)20-7076842
Contact: Recruitment Team
Email:

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