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Senior Gameplay Programmer

Larian Studios


Larian Studios, the team behind award-winning RPGs, is seeking a Senior Gameplay Programmer for their Kuala Lumpur studio. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of game development experience, be an expert in C++, have a strong understanding of RPG systems and gameplay, and be able to work collaboratively with other departments. Responsibilities include designing, developing, and supporting gameplay systems, working with UI designers, and mentoring team members. The company offers an open, collaborative environment, a team of experienced game developers, and a commitment to making the best game possible for fans.

Job description

With multiple awards to our name, Larian Studios has proven that we’re dedicated to delivering high-quality role-playing games. The team that created Divinity: Original Sin 2, PC Gamer’s Game of the Year 2017 and Metacritic’s top-rated PC game of 2017, is working on new projects and looking for new talents.

We engage our players on every level with combat, exploration, puzzles and dialogue. To take our player engagement to new and greater heights, we need your help. We want to find passionate, skillful people to join us on our next adventure and are now looking for a Senior Gameplay Programmer for our Kuala Lumpur studio.


    • Work on all aspects of gameplay systems of the RPG: design, development and support
    • Work closely together with the other departments to implement the needed game components
    • Work together with the UI designers on the in-game UI
    • Write robust and maintainable code
    • Be an active participant in the design and production of the game — technical side of creative team!
    • Mentor team members and support the Lead


    • 5+ years game development experience
    • Expert in C++
    • Excellent feel for RPG systems and gameplay in general
    • Open-minded, willing to experiment and iterate over a specific feature
    • Concepts as state machines, pathfinding, AI routines should be second nature
    • Ability to think like a designer to create compelling and fun game play
    • Upper-intermediate English
    • You are a team player and willing to take responsibility
    • Passion for making and playing great games
    • Excellent software design and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent software debugging skills

Nice to have

    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or software engineering
    • Experience with gameplay scripting
    • Experience in WPF, UI programming
    • Strong background in RPGs
    • Shipped game/console titles

What We Offer

    • An international team of over 400 employees spread across 6 studios around the world, each of which have their own unique qualities, and maintain a small-studio feel
    • An open, collaborative environment where ideas are welcome and encouraged
    • A managerial team consisting of highly experienced game developers at the top of their fields
    • Sharing hobbies and passions with likeminded colleagues
    • Inclusive environment with many activities organized by the studios or the employees
    • Commitment to making the best game possible for the fans, including listening to community feedback
We are looking for highly motivated individuals with ever-evolving skillsets and passion for player experience. If you want to contribute to making amazing RPG experiences, we would love to hear from you.
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Location: Kuala Lumpur

Country: Malaysia

Date found: 2023-03-17

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