Lead Programmer - Platform Code (Hybrid)

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Posted 26 October 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGames Programming
Contact NameMatty Kidsley

Job description

Avalanche Studios are currently searching for a Lead Programmer (Platform Code) to join their creative division, Expansive Worlds in Malmö, to work on the open world title Hunter: Call of the Wild.

You will be leading a talented, multi-location programming team to help develop and improve aspects of the game and core engine technology, working on the proprietary Apex open world-engine as well as working with many different systems.

If you are passionate about innovation, are willing to challenge the status quo and have strong leadership instincts, then this is the role for you.

Your responsibilities…
  • Utilise your leadership abilities and collaborate across disciplines to drive efficient releases on multiple target platforms
  • Be involved in systems development and work in a variety of systems such as streaming, threading, memory management, platform
  • Maintain, develop, and improve aspects of the game and core engine technology
  • Supporting the link between the project and proprietary Apex technology
  • Update and optimize systems and workflows
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • 5+ years industry experience using C++
  • Guiding/mentorship experience
  • Strong debugging skills
  • Experience with a wide range of tools and pipelines used in modern game development
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills with a passion for leading a team
Bonus points if you have…
  • Prior experience in a leadership position in games
  • Experience with in-house engines and game level systems
  • A solid understanding of game engine architectures and future architectural trends
  • Familiarity with animation systems
Perks and benefits…
  • Hybrid/flexible working
  • Health initiatives such as massages, meditation, sports activities
  • Team social events
  • Development plans and clear career pathways
Expansive Worlds are a creative division of Avalanche and are well-known for creating immersive outdoor games for millions of players. They are the developers and publishers of Hunter Call of the Wild franchise which players have been enjoying since 2009!