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Lead Tools Programmer

Crytek is looking for an experienced Lead Tools Programmer to join our games team at our Frankfurt, Germany studio.
*Required documents that allow a careful evaluation of your application are resume, cover letter and additional samples*


  • Lead the tools programmers and enable them to reach their full potential.
  • Support and extend toolchains in alignment with CRYENGINE requirements.
  • Implement new or improve tooling for all departments involved in the game production to achieve project objectives.
  • Be aware of market trends and be able to integrate emerging technologies in our pipelines.
  • Develop well designed software within project schedule to team standards.
  • Coordinate tasks and technical implementation with the Technical Director and other Leads based on the current roadmap.
  • Proactively drive your team and improve product quality as well as group productivity.
  • Ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner and to a consistent very high quality standard.
  • Adopt existing development processes and look for improvements.
  • Be a role model for Regular/Senior programmers and oversee the mentoring process inside the discipline.
  • Play a key role in the recruiting process for the tools programming team.
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 7+ years of professional experience as programmer within the games industry.
  • Hands on experience shipping multiple titles, from beginning to end, preferably cross-platform ones.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply creative and technical design processes while ensuring that high production values are never compromised.
  • Good understanding of C++ in a games development environment.
  • Experience with GUI frameworks, preferably Qt.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with state-of-the-art AAA game development tools and methods.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical parties.
  • Solid English skills, excellent communication skills with strong affinity for transparency.
  • Be proactive and self-motivated, work without direct supervision.
  • Pluses

  • Passion for making games.
  • Experience with Python and C#.
  • Experience with any game engines, preferably with CRYENGINE.
  • Previous experience on a multiplayer game.
  • Experience with multi-threading.
  • What you can expect from us

  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
  • Working with cutting edge technology
  • Flexible work time.
  • FUN.
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
  • Free German lessons
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
  • Relocation support.
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment. 
  • ...and much more!
  • Lead Tools Programmer

    Full time

    Published on 11/03/2021

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