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Lead Engine Programmer – AAA Open World Game – Barcelona

Lead Engine Programmer – AAA Open World Game – Barcelona

A Barcelona based Games studio are currently looking to expand their development team, who are aiming to create the best-in-class experiences that last forever in players memories. The studio is looking for a Lead Engine Programmer to collaborate with the Technical Director, to manage a small team, while remaining hands on with developing their engine technology.   

They are looking for this individual to have high energy and passion for video games and constantly come up with new and innovative ideas to keep their player base engaged. Your core function will be to implement engine features such as character look and feel, procedural terrains and in-game atmosphere. All whilst mentoring/managing a small team with an 80% (hands-on) 20% (hands off) split.

This role will offer you the chance to work with people on a day-to-day basis who bring a collective portfolio of high-selling games. As the Lead Developer in this team, you will have the opportunity to showcase your skills and wear multiple hats. This role also provides the unique opportunity to help build a world class team around you.

There is a competitive salary on offer, including exclusive studio benefits, relocation assistance and the chance to work in an amazing city centre location. 

This role can be either 100% remote working (indefinitely) from anywhere in the world, however UK/EU Time zones are preferred. If remote working isn’t for you, the role can also offer a hybrid work model if you prefer working in-house.


  • C++ Experience
  • Shipped at least two AAA titles
  • Past Lead or mentoring experience
  • Good knowledge of console game engines
  • Experience of Unreal Engine 4 is a bonus

If you are interested in this role then send your CV to

Lead Engine Programmer – AAA Open World Game – Barcelona

Full time
5 - 10 years of experience

Published on 09/16/2021

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