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Lead Programmer – VR Games – Netherlands

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #1984 Posted: 2 months ago

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

OPM are working with an exciting VR studio looking for a talented Lead Programmer who is passionate about creating groundbreaking, state of the art VR and AR games and entertainment.


The lead programmer manages the tech team and all aspects of a project’s technical design, including engine, middleware and game systems. He or she works closely with the technical director and other stakeholders to define a project’s technical approach.


As part of your role, you will:



•          Define the technical design for the main elements of a project together with team members

•          Identify and help tackle the main risk areas for a project

•          Co-operate in setting up the main technical systems for a project together with the team

•          Mentor, inspire and motivate the team to meet project quality levels and deadlines

•          Co-operate in the overall planning of a project. Be proficient and proactive in organizing and planning

•          Work closely with the leads of the other disciplines (Art & Design) and with the producer of the project


Do you have?



•          Excellent proficiency in C++ and / or C#

•          Extensive game industry experience with experience in a technical lead position and a couple of games shipped

•          Great working and technical knowledge of Unreal and / or Unity


•          Excellent communication skills in a clear, open, convincing, and inspired manner

•          A passion for new technology

•          VR projects experience or intimate knowledge of what has been happening in the field so far

•          Demonstrable experience working under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

•          Very good knowledge of English, both spoken and written


•          Experience working in a creative and quality driven environment with enthusiastic colleagues


In return, you will get:


•          A great opportunity to learn and share knowledge

•          Benefits according to experience and job

•          A work-life balance

•          Studio location in the heart of Amsterdam

Tagged as: Senior/Lead Programmer

Tags: Senior/Lead Programmer Categories: Programming , Technical


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