Senior Programmer

Games Jobs - Programming - Austin

Job Title Senior Programmer
Skills Required Programming
Job Description About Us:

Crytek USA was established in 2013 and is the first Crytek studio in North America. Our mission is to foster an environment that challenges our developers creatively, to push the boundaries of gameplay design, and make great games that we can be proud of and would want to play. Culture dynamics is key to our team. We encourage our staff to collaborate and voice their ideas, every opinion counts here!

We are located in the beautiful hill country of Austin, Texas. Consistently ranked as one of the top US cities to live in, Austin offers affordable housing, no state income tax, amazing outdoor life and a rich art culture. As the self-proclaimed live music capital of the world, Austin's music scene combined with its diverse culinary fare makes this an incredible city to call home.


We are looking for a talented Senior Programmer who has worked on a variety of AAA titles. The ideal candidate will have broad experience in various areas of programming, such as, graphics, tools, AI, gameplay, etc… If you’ve got the chops, we’ve got the job!                                              



•Work with the programming team to drive the implementation of the project’s technical vision.

•Collaborate with art, design and production as needed.

•Ability to work in an agile and cross platform environment.

•Provide creative solutions to technical problems and see that they are carried to completion.

•Hands-on coding in C++.

•Mentor junior programmers on the team.



•At least 8+ years of game industry experience as a Programmer and at least two shipped AAA console or PC title.

•Experience working with a cross-platform engine.

•Ability to work independently with little supervision yet also is a team contributor and works well with others, no crybabies please.

•Demonstrated proficiency in C++ with experience architecting systems from scratch.

•A strong understanding of software engineering practices.

•Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.        

•Proven ability to successfully multi-task under considerable pressure.

•An avid gamer with strong interest in pushing the industry forward creatively.


Cool Extras:

•Bachelor´s (BA) degree in CS from an accredited 4-year college or university or equivalent industry experience

•Fundamental understanding of all aspects of game engine development: 3D, sound, physics, AI, networking, multi- threading, UI and tools, with a passion for learning.

•Experience working with the CryEngine.

•A sense of humor never hurts anyone.

•No crybabies please.
Salary Based on experience
Location Austin
Job Category Programming
Date posted 21/11/2013
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Crytek using their internal reference 546.
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