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Senior Lead Programmer – AAA RPG Games – Germany

Location: Mainz, Germany Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24237 Posted: 7 months ago

Job Title: Senior/Lead Programmer

Job Location: Mainz, Germany 

Job Type: Permanent      

Salary: Competitive      

Project: AAA Action-Adventure RPG Games


OPM are proud to be working with a globally recognised developer based in the historic city of Mainz, Germany. This AAA studio are responsible for some of the most successful and well-known IPs in the Games Industry and are seeking a Senior/Lead Programme to join development on an upcoming action-adventure RPG title.


The successful candidate will help them create absorbing and enjoyable environments that push design forward and heighten the gameplay, story, and emotional depth of the title.




· Expert C / C++ programming skills.

· Extensive experience in game programming, having shipped at least one AAA title.

· Solid data structures, logic, algorithms, and optimisation skills. 

· Strong experience in the design and implementation of different game systems such as, game object management, AI, pathing, scripting, combat, and online networking.

· Strong understanding of design aspects of games, able to communicate easily in this area. 

· Self-motivated and willingness to participate in several areas of development.

· Superb English communication skills.

· Passionate about games and the games development.




· Leading a team of extremely skilled gameplay, tools, and UI programmers.

· Designing and implementing various gameplay systems and tools for their AAA title.

· Act as a service-oriented representative of engineering to the rest of the team.

· Collaborate with game designers, programmers, and artists to ensure a fantastic player experience.

· Champion core game values, particularly 'gameplay first' aspect.




· Professional experience working with robust C++ engines.

· Professional experience with C#, WPF and Python.

· Experience with UI development.

· Degree(s) or Qualifications in computer science, mathematics, physics, or related fields.

· Professional experience working on networked games and security issues.




· Flexible working hours.

· External training and education.

· Discounted gym membership.

· Corporate benefits.

· Support for childcare

· Free bike rental.


Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 418!

Tagged as: AAA, C, Senior/Lead Programmer

Tags: AAA , C , Senior/Lead Programmer Categories: Programming , Technical


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