gamedevjobs logo
Explore Jobs

Senior Game Programmer

Guerrilla

Summary

Guerrilla is seeking a Senior Programmer to join their Game Code team. The successful candidate will work with the design and animation teams to create gameplay features for an open-world game. They will be responsible for technical design, implementation, extension, and optimization of gameplay features such as weapons, combat, traversal mechanics, player skills, inventory, and camera. The ideal candidate should have at least 5 years of experience in the games industry, extensive knowledge of C++ and other programming languages, experience with multithreaded programming, and a good understanding of 3D math. The candidate should also be comfortable working within a large existing codebase and toolset. Experience in areas like animation, physics, scripting, client/server multiplayer, and UI is a plus. The position is based in Amsterdam, and Guerrilla offers relocation and immigration support.

Job description

Guerrilla, developers of Horizon Zero Dawn and Horizon Forbidden West, are looking for a Senior Programmer to join the Game Code team. 

What will you do

In this role you can expect to:

  • Work together with the design and animation teams to create the systemic and gameplay features of an epic open world game;
  • Be part an experienced team of programmers, responsible for a wide range of gameplay features such as weapons, combat, traversal mechanics, player skills, inventory and camera; and systemic features such as the living world, quest and encounter system;
  • Work on the technical design, implementation, extension and optimization of one or more of these features.

Who you are

We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Have at least 5 years of previous experience as a programmer in the games industry;
  • Have extensive experience with C++ and other applicable programming languages;
  • Can optimize code for performance, size, scalability and clarity;
  • Have experience with multithreaded programming;
  • Have a good understanding of 3D math;
  • Are comfortable working within a very large existing codebase and toolset;
  • Are passionate about games and creating games;
  • Enjoy working in an innovative, highly dynamic game development environment with people from various disciplines;
  • Like tried-and-tested methods, however you're not afraid to try something new every now and then.

Plusses

  • You have experience in areas like animation, physics, scripting, client/server multiplayer and UI.

Interested?

If you think you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you! Be sure to submit your CV and a Cover/Motivation Letter; we like learning a bit about your background and your reasons for applying at Guerrilla.

Please note: This position is based in our studio in the heart of Amsterdam. Guerrilla offers relocation and immigration support.

Location: Amsterdam

Country: Netherlands

Date found: 2023-03-17

If you're tired of sifting through endless job postings, try our AI-powered job search tool!

It's a game-changer.

Subscribe to all Engineering jobs in Netherlands