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Technical Lead Programmer – Action/Adventure – PC/Console Games – Germany

Location: Mainz, Germany Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25009 Posted: 1 year ago

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

Project: Online Tactical Shooter – PC/Console

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 Technical Lead Programme to join development on an upcoming Online Tactical Shooter game.


  • Degree(s) or comparable in computer science or engineering
  • Experience as a Senior Programmer in games development, having shipped at least at least 1 title for PC and Console.
  • Strong programming skills in C++
  • Proficient in refactoring and optimising existing systems
  • Outstanding debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work efficiently with a large, existing code base
  • Comfortable planning tasks and dependencies for yourself and team members


  • Play a key role in the design and development of architecture and features
  • Design, implement and maintain game and engine systems
  • Implement and optimise code, mainly in C++
  • Recognise risks and opportunities presented during the development and provide solutions to resolve potentially complex problems
  • Gather feedback and evaluate the work performed by team, analyse their impact on the project
  • Mentor and regularly review team members’ code
  • Guide and empower team members to attain objectives set by producers
  • Mentor team members and guide them in pursuing learning objectives which strengthen their skills and increase their future contributions to the team and studio

DESIRED SKILLS (good to have):

  • Experience leading a team or mentoring junior team members
  • Knowledge of multi-threaded principles
  • C# skills


  • Flexible working hours.
  • External training and education.
  • Discounted gym membership.
  • Support for childcare

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

Tagged as: C, Console, Senior/Lead Programmer

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


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