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Gameplay Programmer



Crytek is looking for an experienced and passionate Gameplay Programmer to work on Crysis 4 Working Title. The ideal candidate will have experience as a game programmer and a passion for gameplay. This position involves working within cross disciplinary groups to craft great AAA games using state of the art technology. The responsibilities include integrating creative and technical design processes, working with existing engine code base to develop and enhance gameplay, creating immersive and compelling gameplay experiences, optimizing and debugging code for Console and PC platforms, and creating accurate task duration estimates. The requirements include two years of professional experience as a programmer in the games industry, experience with C in a games development environment, experience with networked gameplay systems, and experience with any game engines, preferably CRYENGINE. Crytek offers a relocation package, the option to work remotely from a European Union member state, or full time remote work in any other country outside of the European Union. Benefits include a company apartment, relocation support, a public transport pass, a gym card, international environment, German classes, and vacation days.

Job description

Crytek is looking for an experienced and passionate Gameplay Programmer to work on Crysis 4 (Working Title).

The ideal candidate will be an experienced game programmer with passion for gameplay. This is a position where design, game code implementation and tools are all parts of the daily job. The position involves working within cross-disciplinary groups.

As a key member of the team you’ll be involved in crafting great AAA games using state-of-the-art technology. 

*For a careful evaluation of your application, we kindly ask you to send us your resume and a portfolio.*

Relocation & Remote Work
Although we believe living close to our studio helps foster team spirit and stronger bonds between team members, we understand that people have different needs and expectations for their place of residence. You have a choice of three location options, allowing you to work with Crytek from anywhere you wish:

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 a European Union member state, we are able to offer you a permanent work contract and allow you to work remotely as an employee from there. 

3. If you are interested in full-time remote work in any other country outside of the European Union, we can offer you a freelance contract arrangement.


    • Integrate creative and technical design processes while ensuring that high production values are never compromised. 
    • Work with existing engine code base to develop and enhance gameplay for a high profile project. 
    • Create immersive and compelling gameplay experiences. 
    • Work closely with Technical Designer to iterate and prototype game features including the usage of visual scripting 
    • Optimize and debug code for Console and PC platforms. 
    • Specify and contribute to the testing procedures. 
    • Create accurate task duration estimates and complete all work in a timely basis. 
    • Remain focused, motivated and effective on all tasks through to completion. 
    • Display good communication and writing skills and create documentation where required. 
    • Develop well designed software within project schedule to team standards. 
    • Actively participate in team working on project by making recommendations on how to improve product quality as well as group productivity. 
    • Provide input to department project status meetings.


    • 2+ years of professional experience as programmer in the games industry. 
    • Worked on at least one shipped product on either console or PC. 
    • Solid understanding of C++ in a games development environment. 
    • Experience with networked gameplay systems 
    • Good mathematical skills. 
    • Experience with current Console and PC development processes. 
    • Experience working with scripting languages and/or node-based scripting. 
    • Show a strong passion for making the highest quality / state of the art games. 
    • Experience with any game engines, preferably experience with CRYENGINE. 
    • Team player and self-driven. 
    • Willing to learn. 
    • Solid English skills, good communication skills with strong affinity for transparency. 
What you can expect from us

Home Office 
Work-life balance is not just a hollow term for us. At Crytek, we offer you the option to either work from home or in our studio. 
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. 
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.
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Location: Frankfurt & Remote

Country: Germany

Date found: 2023-02-11

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