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Principle Unreal Gameplay Programmer Berlin – Ref 2264

We are an Unreal game studio based in Berlin looking to recruit a Principal Programmer to lead technical decisions and tackle the most challenging technical problems. From estimating projects to writing code, and from designing code architecture to creating coding standards, a Principal Programmer will have the opportunity to shape the technical direction of projects and the studio as they work with a range of highly regarded IPs and external partners on many different platforms. 

What will you do?

  • Write high quality code that can be delivered on time 
  • Work on a wide variety of projects and tasks in various engines and languages 
  • Contribute to a programming team by planning and directing your own work and working with a Lead Programmer or Producer to set the work for the rest of your team 
  • Liaise with other disciplines and teams within the studio and external partners to facilitate development
  • Contribute to ensuring that build pipelines are in place to deliver regular, testable builds
  • Have the opportunity to interview candidates for programming roles within the studio
  • Report to the Technical Director and assist in drawing up policy and best practices 
  • Adhere to and enforce programming best practices and standards  
  • At least 5 years of professional experience as a gameplay programmer.
  • At least 3 years of professional experience working in Unreal Engine 4.
  • Strong practical knowledge of C++.
  • Knowledge of gameplay mechanics in terms of modern video games.
  • Taking ownership and working iteratively on features, from design to delivery phase.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Fluent English
  • An understanding of working with the command line is essential 
  • Experience with build systems (e.g. Jenkins, TeamCity) is expected



  • Relocation support – living in the centre of Europe
  • Health insurance and pension
  • Gym membership
  • Learning and Development
  • Flexible work hours



Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to quoting reference 2264. 

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.



Principle Unreal Gameplay Programmer Berlin – Ref 2264

Full time
5 - 10 years of experience

Published on 06/28/2021

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