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Lead Game Programmer – UE4/C++ – VR Games – Hybrid/Onsite Amsterdam, Netherlands

Project: VR Shooter Games

OPM’s client, a VR Game Development Studio, is currently recruiting for an Lead Game Programmer to collaborate in a multidisciplinary team of developers on their most ambitious project yet, a multi-platform AAA VR action shooter based on a global franchise.


  • Experience managing at team of programmers on a released game
  • Strong professional experience with C++ and have a good understanding of all the concepts of the language
  • Strong experience using Unreal Engine, good understand of creating blueprints, optimising code, and the Unreal pipeline
  • Passionate about new technology & have good knowledge of what has been happening in the VR field so far


  • Work closely together with the other discipline leads, your producer and game director in order to setup the technical direction for a project
  • Stand at the core of a project and setup the overarching plan and technical design with input from your team in conjunction with the chief engineer
  • Using C++,create solid technical designs and steer your team towards the best implementation of a feature or system
  • Adapt and expand upon the studio pipeline and coding standards to create spectacular and immersive games and experiences
  • Constantly take performance into account so games and experiences can keep running at a smooth 72+ FPS, even when rendering to both eyes and using the latest and greatest mobile hardware to do so
  • Analyse problems and debug them in order to quickly locate and fix challenging bugs
  • Guide and mentor all programmers in your team so they can technically grow within the studio

DESIRED SKILLS (good to have):

  • Previously worked on a shipped VR title


  • Flexible working hours
  • 26 Standard vacation days with an option to buy 5 more
  • 30% Income tax reduction for eligible expats
  • Relocation cost compensation
  • Free pension plan
  • Free train commuting when living outside of Amsterdam

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 426!

Lead Game Programmer – UE4/C++ – VR Games – Hybrid/Onsite Amsterdam, Netherlands

Full time

Published on 01/23/2023

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