Senior Programmer

Games Jobs - Programming - Austin

Job Title Senior Programmer
Job Category Programming
Job Description Crytek is looking for a Senior Programmer to support the CryENGINE team in our Austin, Texas based studio.


  • At least 4 years of game development experience and at least 2 released title. (MMO prefer)
  • Excellent understanding of:
    • GUI programming (MFC, Win32 API, QT, .NET, etc).
    • Object oriented analysis, design and optimization experience
    • C++ & LUA in a games development environment.
  • Excellent problem solving, design, development, optimization, and debugging skills.
  • Adopt existing development processes and look for improvements.
  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive and self motivated, work without direct supervision, and present the work of a team or a project in a professional manner.
  • A team player and responsible person.
  • Ability to communicate in spoken and written English.
  • Willing to travel to meet the demands of the engine business.
  • Willing to relocate to Austin area, United States.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Research, develop, maintain and optimize existing or new CryENGINE features
  • Ensure reliability of builds for SDK releases and special projects.
  • Contribute to maintenance of low-level engine systems.
  • Troubleshoot technical problems reported by engine licensees.
  • Contribute to the end-user and programmer documentation for the engine and its tools.
  • Work to meet the schedule while breaking the process into manageable tasks
  • Help develop training programs for the users of our engine.
  • Actively communicate with Licensees, Engine Licensing teams and R&D departments.
  • Takes initiative and is willing to expand own horizon.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • Report to: Development Manager and Lead Programmer



  • Specific interest or specialization in one or more of the following areas
    • Graphics and shader programming
    • Multi-threading and job systems
    • Animation
    • Low-level networking
    • Scaleform GFx programming
Salary Based on experience
Location Austin
Job Category Programming
Date posted 10/09/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Crytek using their internal reference 546.
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