Senior 3D Engine Programmer

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Senior 3D Engine Programmer to support the CRYENGINE team.

For almost 20 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.

*Required documents that allow a careful evaluation of your application are resume, cover letter and additional samples / private projects (github)*

Relocation & Remote Work
Although we believe living close to our studio helps foster team spirit and stronger bonds between team members, we understand that people have different needs and expectations for their place of residence. You have a choice of three location options, allowing you to work with Crytek from anywhere you wish:

1. Come to our modern headquarters in Frankfurt and receive an attractive relocation package and have access to all of our benefits.

2. If you are already living in a European Union member state, we are able to offer you a permanent work contract and allow you to work remotely as an employee from there. 

3. If you are interested in full-time remote work in any other country outside of the European Union, we can offer you a freelance contract arrangement.
Responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain CRYENGINE's 3D-Engine.
  • Research and implement innovative solutions for space partitioning, acceleration structures and data streaming.
  • Work on cutting edge algorithms for procedural content generation (real-time and offline).
  • Debug and optimize on multiple platforms to ensure performance targets are achieved.
  • Be a role model for junior and regular programmers and take part in the mentoring process inside the discipline.
Requirements
  • 5+ years of professional experience in the games industry.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent C++ programming skills.
  • Strong understanding of concurrent and vectorized algorithms.
  • Solid debugging and optimization skills.
  • Experience with cross platform development.
  • Experience with graphics APIs such as Vulkan, DirectX, OpenGL, Open Scene Graph, OGRE etc.
  • Experience with game engines preferably with CRYENGINE.
  • Understanding of the graphics pipeline.
  • Strong passion for video game technology.
  • Willing to learn.
  • Solid English skills, good communication skills with strong affinity for transparency.
Pluses
  • Experience with large code bases.
  • Experience with digital content creation (DCC) tools.
  • Passion for making great games.
  • Management and leadership skills.
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 German lessons
  • 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 much more! 

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Crytek is an independent video game developer, publisher, and technology provider based in Frankfurt, Germany.

Crytek pushes the boundaries of the possible to make the impossible a reality. We want to create the most fun gaming experiences around, and if we have to blow up computer system requirements or push genre boundaries to do so, then we will. With almost two decades of experience in the games industry, Crytek takes its unique combination of experience and skills and continue to make an impact via innovative, fun, cutting-edge games and technology.

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