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Lead Programmer –Sweden – Permanent – Games

Location: Uppsala, Sweden Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #22883 Posted: 6 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

This prestigious Swedish game studio is comprised of a seasoned group of developers recognised for their work creating story-driven games. They can boast an impressive back catalogue of action-packed console and PC games, which have won numerous awards and reached both commercial and critical acclaim. Work is underway with a new unannounced AAA project and their looking for an experienced Lead programmer who is ready for the challenges of producing a world class game.



•          Contribute as a team member while managing day-to-day development issues

•          Attempts to predict and avoid problems, while being prepared to troubleshoot and provide a resolution as needed

•          Provide technical guidance for tools, frameworks, and technologies

•          Ensure the project is built with the right methodology, coding practices, tech briefs, and code reviews; considers long term quality and potential future code sharing

•          Identify project risks and plans mitigation strategies with the team

•          Support the team to reach project milestones.

•          Advocate for system features, tools, and process changes that would improve developer workflows and productivity

•          Work closely with discipline leads and project stakeholders to achieve technical goals

•          Work with internal development teams and creative teams to coordinate delivery of project milestone



•          Extensive game industry programming experience

•          Good experience as a technical lead

•          Programming experience on shipped titles on console, PC or mobile

•          Very strong software architecture and engineering skills

•          Very strong C++ or C# design and coding experience. Experience in large codebase systems.

•          Excellent data structure and algorithm knowledge

•          Ability to quickly adapt to new technologies and tasks

•          You’re solutions oriented with great problem solving skills

•          Self-motivated team player with very strong work ethic and cooperative attitude

•          Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to build relationships with project stakeholders



•          Competitive Salary

•          Relocation Support


Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214422!

Tagged as: Senior/Lead Programmer

Tags: Senior/Lead Programmer Categories: Programming , Technical


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