Lead Programmer - Germany - Video Games

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Job Title Lead Programmer - Germany - Video Games
Job Category Programming
Job Description OPM are looking for an experienced Tech-Lead to join our team. You will be responsible for organizing and overseeing a team of talented programmers in our current and future projects. You should have the ability to shape a technical vision and work with the programmers to turn it into reality. The Tech Lead will directly help to define the course of development during all its stages.



Responsibilities:
  • Guiding and overseeing our programmers as well as mentoring them
  • Coordinating tasks and creating guidelines, including expansive documentation
  • Establishing quality benchmarks and demonstrating knowledge
  • Remain hands-on with the code
  • Playing an active part in the recruitment of new candidates
  • Responsible for tools that go along with features; ensure they are useable and appropriate for artists, games, and the engine
  • Be forward thinking – able to keep up-to-date on current techniques, research, graphics data, hardware, etc. and integrate them into development


Requirements:
  • Extensive experience in games-development
  • Exceptional C++ programming skills and experience with multi-threaded programming techniques
  • At least two PS4/Xbox One/WiiU/PS3/X360 games shipped, at least one while being involved during the entire development cycle
  • Passion for mathematics and complex algorithms
  • Good understanding and practical experience of optimization
  • Experience managing and leading a team of programmers with various experience levels
  • Outstanding verbal and written interpersonal communication skills
  • Fluent English



Not required, but a huge plus:
  • Additional management qualifications
  • Extensive SPU and threading experience
  • Substantial DX11, DX12, GNM or Vulkan experience
  • Familiarity with a wide range of graphical rendering techniques
  • Console experience on multiple major platforms
  • Extensive optimization experience with Razor, GPAD, PIX and Spark (and any other relevant profilers)
  • Unreal 4 experience


As well as an excellent salary they offer:
  • Flexible working hours
  • 28 days of holiday
  • Competitive salary
  • Green office
  • Stability of a successful publisher paired with creative freedom of an independent studio


Assessment:
  • CV
  • Skype interview (case-by-case)
  • Test-Task (ca. 8 hours, can be spread on two/three days, we will look more at the approach than at the result)
  • Ideally on-site interview if possible + presentation of previous work


*Test task Information:

Here is some frequently requested information regarding the test task:
  • The program should be written in C++. It should be delivered as source code with associated project files, compatible with the Microsoft Visual C++ or Microsoft Visual C++ Express Edition development environments
  • A sample application is provided with the task to help get the applicant started.
  • The sample application can be modified or used in any way to complete the task. The applicant is free to upgrade to any version of Visual Studio.
  • The core of the application should be written in portable C++ and should not use features of Microsoft's Managed C++.
  • All libraries required to compile and run the application should be included in the package uploaded to BFG.
Salary DOE
Location Germany
Job Category Programming
Date posted 07/06/2019
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