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Crytek

Lead Game Programmer

Germany

Closing in 6 days

Lead Game Programmer

We are looking for a Lead Game Programmer to work on Hunt: Showdown.

Required documents that allow a careful evaluation of your application are resume, cover letter and additional samples

Relocation & Remote Work

For this position, you have one of the following options:

1. Come to our modern headquarters in Frankfurt and receive an attractive relocation package and have access to all of our benefits.

2. If you are already living in one of the following countries, we are able to offer you a permanent work contract and allow you to work remotely as an employee from there.

Germany

Sweden

United Kingdom

Spain

Poland

Austria

3. If you are interested in full-time remote work in any other country (max. +/- 2 hours CET), we can offer you a freelance contract arrangement.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the game programming discipline and enable them to reach their full potential.
  • Work with existing engine code base to develop and enhance game play. This can include player / world interaction, AI strategies and rules, game play, etc.
  • Develop and extend game systems for a high profile game.
  • Develop well designed software within project schedule to team standards.
  • Document source code.
  • Coordinate tasks and technical implementation with the Technical Director and other programming Leads based on the current roadmap.
  • Create immersive and compelling gameplay experiences.
  • Debug and optimize latest console and PC performance.
  • Specify and contribute to testing procedures.
  • Show a strong passion for making the highest quality state of the art games.
  • Continue to enhance programming and communications skills.
  • Proactively drive your team and improve product quality as well as group productivity.
  • Provide input to department project status meetings.
  • Coordinate with other studio groups including art, design and production to achieve project objectives.
  • Complete all tasks in a timely manner and to a consistent very high quality standard.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills and create documentation where required.
  • Be a role model for Regular/Senior programmers and oversee the mentoring process inside the discipline.
  • Requirements

  • 7+ years of professional software development experience as programmer within the games industry or equivalent.
  • Shipped at least 1 product on either console or PC from beginning to end.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply creative and technical design processes while ensuring that high production values are never compromised.
  • Adopt existing development processes and look for improvements.
  • Previous experience in a combat, melee or shooter based game, ideally multiplayer.
  • Passion for making games.
  • Excellent understanding of C++ in a games development environment.
  • Strong mathematical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with state-of-the-art game development tools and methods.
  • Experience with multi-threading.
  • Experience with network profiling and optimization.
  • Experience with any game engines preferably experience with CRYENGINE.
  • Excellent English communication and writing skills.
  • Keep a positive team-oriented attitude.
  • Be proactive and self-motivated, work without direct supervision.
  • Pluses

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a similar degree or comparable experience
  • What you can expect from us

    Career Path

    Your professional development is important to us, so we have laid out a career plan to help you progress towards your goals and objectives.

    Company Apartment

    To help you get settled, we provide you with a fully furnished company apartment during your first three months in Frankfurt.

    Relocation Support

    We offer a relocation budget and full coverage of flights to Frankfurt for you and your family.

    You can expect extensive assistance with visa, work permits, and communication with authorities during the relocation process, as well as help settling into Germany (e.g. setting up appointments with banks, government agencies, schools, landlords, finding apartments etc.).

    Public Transport Pass

    Discover Frankfurt by bus, tram and metro – free of charge.

    Gym Card

    A healthy body is a healthy mind. We offer a membership at the premium gym chain Fitness First in Germany. Work out, join group fitness classes, or relax in the wellness facilities.

    International Environment

    We truly embody diversity at Crytek. With employees from over 42 different countries, we define ourselves by our cultural diversity.

    German Classes

    Understanding the local culture will make your stay abroad more enjoyable, and Crytek supports that by offering German language courses for you and your family.

    Events

    Join us on our exciting company events, including new starter breakfasts, summer and winter parties, our annual trip to Gamescom in Cologne, and many more!

    We are all gamers: stay connected and play games with your colleagues at our remote gaming parties.

    Vacation Days

    At our Frankfurt office you can enjoy 24 days of vacation per year, and every 2 years you get 1 more (up to a maximum of 28 days). You will also have on average 10 public holidays on top of the days you take off. If you are working from another country, local standards apply.

    only applicable to employees in Frankfurt.

    Job details

    Title

    Lead Game Programmer

    Employer

    Crytek

    Location

    Germany

    Published

    April 01, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 01, 2024

    Job type

    Expert

    Field

    ML, AI, Data Science

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