Senior UI Programmer

Crytek is looking for an experienced and passionate Senior UI Programmer to work with our game development team.

As Senior UI programmer, you will help develop the tools and interaction methods that are required for building user interfaces. Working closely with UX / UI Designers, you will play an important role in how the UI is built and how it will function. The ideal candidate has experience in different parts of game development.



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, test, maintain and optimize the UI systems to work efficiently with the supported consoles and platforms, using CRYENGINE and Flash.
  • Meet the project’s schedule by breaking the long term goals into manageable tasks.
  • Complete tasks in a timely manner and to a consistent high quality standard.
  • Write clear, maintainable and portable code.
  • Display good communication and writing skills and create documentation where required.
  • Write technical and software design documents.
  • Work very closely with UI Artists, UX Designers, and other Engineers.
Requirements
  • 4+ years of professional experience as UI Programmer in the games industry.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field or equivialent work experience.
  • Excellent programming skills in C++ and object oriented programming.
  • Strong knowledge of Flash and ActionScript.
  • Comfortable working with Visual Studio and Adobe Flash CS6.
  • Worked on a UI oriented project.
  • Experience with writing custom controls, skins and other advanced UI features.
  • Experience with any game engines preferably experience with CRYENGINE.
  • Team player and self-driven.
  • Solid English skills, good communication skills with strong affinity for transparence.
Pluses
  • Working knowledge of Scaleform.
  • Experience with Python.
  • Experience in UX Design or development of UI systems.
  • Worked in multi-team agile development (SCRUM). 
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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We are Crytek.

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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