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Joboffer dated from 01/28/2019

Lead Programmer (m/f)

Art / Layout / Illustration





Company data

Ludwig-Erhard-Str. 1

20459   Hamburg

Job description

Your Crew

As Lead Programmer on our new console title you will oversee all developing- and coding-related processes and operations within the project. In close collaboration and alignment with our Technical Director and Senior Programmers you will be central contact person for all tech-related issues

Your Mission

  • Operational overall responsibility for the technical fields like gameplay, UI, core technologies etc. and with it for all aspects of the technical realization of our new console title
  • Responsibility for all coding- and engineering-related topics within the project
  • Technical leadership across various feature teams
  • Lead and support the feature teams in all steps and stages of the development
  • Generalistic overview of needs and capabilities within the teams, and deduction of appropriate measures in close collaboration with Producing and Technical Director
  • Identify and evaluate new technological opportunities as they appear

Your Skillset

  • At least 7 years of relevant work experience and thereof at least 2 years in a similar leadership position in the video gaming industry
  • At least two shipped titles
  • University degree in computer science (or comparable education)
  • Proven leadership abilities and strong communication skills
  • Deep technical knowledge of game development processes and game engines - experience with Unreal Engine would be a plus
  • Strong ability to solve technical problems
  • Good knowledge of the English language (written and spoken)
  • Self-contained, motivated and aim-oriented way of working as well as high level of self-motivation
  • Expert knowledge of the games industry

Mission Support

  • Here’s to you! Fresh fruit, free beverages and special conditions for gym membership
  • Do it! Personal responsibility, freedom and short decision-making routes
  • The Unit! Open office, friendly atmosphere and with professionals always willing to lend a hand
  • There you are! Centrally located, bright and modern offices where creativity flourishes
  • Have Fun! Of course play some games along the way
  • And what else!? Learn more about your new professional homebase


We are looking forward to your application. To give us a more extensive first impression of you, a substantial application will be appreciated. The minimum content should be a short motivation letter and your CV. If you have questions regarding the application just drop us an e-mail at An application via our online tool is preferred.


Contact Person

Christoph Hillermann

Director Human Resources

Ludwig-Erhard-Str. 1

20459 Hamburg

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