Senior Physics Programmer - CRYENGINE

We are looking for an experienced Senior Physics Programmer to become part of our CRYENGINE team at our Frankfurt, Germany studio.  You would help us to maintain and improve our physics code as well as to integrate 3rd party solutions.  Our goal is to provide a comprehensive engine solution with high performance and a modular design that is easily accessible and customizable by users.

For over 15 years, Crytek has been at the cutting-edge of computer graphics performance. Our award-winning CRYENGINE empowers developers and creatives at our own studios and licensees worldwide – from small indies to AAA powerhouses – to deliver unique experiences, create new worlds, and ultimately make awesome games.

Join us and we’ll do brilliant work together.


  • Maintain and extend the existing physics framework and tools.
  • Evaluate and integrate alternative 3rd party solutions such as PhysX, Havok etc.
  • Work closely with designers, artists and programmers to improve the physics system and support them in its application and tuning.
  • Design new functional and engaging features that delight customers and allow to develop various styles of games.
  • Implement them based on research of the latest techniques to make games exciting and physically believable.
  • Plan development in coordination with project management.
  • Write clear, maintainable and robust code.
  • Test, debug, optimize and document your implementations.
  • Mentor junior programmers.


  • 5+ years of programming experience in game physics engine development.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • Familiarity with 3d-party physics engines such as PhysX, Havok etc.
  • Excellent programming skills in C++.
  • Strong software engineering and debugging skills.
  • Strong 3D math skills.
  • Knowledge of classical mechanics and computational geometry.
  • Expertise in rigid-body dynamics, collision response, and simulations as applied in game development.
  • Experience with multi-threading.
  • Ability to learn and master a large existing code base.
  • Ability to research and learn about new techniques and adapt them to the project requirements.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work effectively on shared projects with designers, artists, testers, and other developers.
  • Experience with any game engine, preferably CRYENGINE.
  • Experience with large code bases.
  • A team player and be self-driven.
  • Excellent communication skills with a strong affinity for transparency.
  • Fluent English language skills.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.


  • Game development experience, including having shipped titles on PC or consoles.
  • GPU programming experience.
  • Xbox One and PS4 programming experience.
  • Experience with low level optimizations and fixing stability issues.
  • Familiarity with content generation tools such as Maya, 3dsMax etc.

What you can expect from us:

  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
  • Flexible work time.
  • FUN.
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
  • Free onsite German lessons for our employees and partners / spouses.
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
  • Relocation support.
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment....and many more!

About Crytek

Crytek is an independent videogame developer, publisher, and technology provider dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming with its cutting-edge 3D game development solution CRYENGINE. With headquarters in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and studios in Kiev (Ukraine), and Istanbul (Turkey), Crytek has created multiple award-winning titles, including the original Far Cry, the Crysis series, Ryse: Son of Rome, Warface, The Climb, Robinson: The Journey and Hunt: Showdown. Crytek delivers fun and innovative gaming experiences for PC, consoles, and VR and continues to grow its reach in the games-as-a-service market. Every Crytek game is created with CRYENGINE, which can be used by anyone to create games on a Pay What You Want business model.

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