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Lead Programmer

Published: 2021-10-25 | Last Application Date: 2022-04-13 | Average salary for Programmers, console games ~46 300 kr | Job Type: Heltid

The Position

Avalanche Studios are looking for an enthusiastic and exceptionally skilled Lead Programmer for an unannounced AAA project in development.

As Lead Programmer, it will be your job to collaborate closely with the development team, project leaders, and designers to turn features, improvements, and other cool new ideas into meaningful actions that push our tech into exciting new frontiers. To do this successfully, you’ll be working with the entire development team: assigning work, giving input and feedback, performing reviews, making calls on direction and working with production on estimates and planning. You will also work occasionally in the engine as a part of the project programming team with innovating, developing and collaborating with others to build the systems and features that best showcase our in-house Engine’s capabilities.

The team is moderately sized, which will give you a great opportunity to influence the end product, while at the same time requiring you to push the boundaries of your discipline when needed. Your expertise and knowledge of how different teams connect in the development pipeline, and how features work together through technology, is critical.

Required Qualifications

- Excellent knowledge of C++
- Experience leading and mentoring a team of programmers
- A keen sense of fun gameplay
- Knowledge of gameplay code and open world systems
- Risk-averse and keen to proactively offer practical solutions
- Knowledge of AI, physics, and animation systems
- Strong communication skills across disciplines

Beneficial Experience

- Experience working with Havok Physics, Animation and AI
- Experience with game design processes
- Experience working closely with Design and other disciplines
- Experience with Python
- Experience on current or next-gen console titles

To thrive in a leadership position at Avalanche Studios, you need to be engaged and willing, and have the ability to learn new tools & workflows. You have a positive attitude and contribute to a healthy team dynamic and work environment by seeing opportunities and highlighting limitations in a constructive and holistic way.

You can communicate to clearly establish common goals and align expectations. You are ambitious and are interested in pushing the boundaries of our user experience but can also skilfully balance this with the realities and constraints of budgets and timelines.

Employee promise

We provide goals, instead of instructions, and the opportunity to do the best work of your career.

Our Values

At Avalanche Studios Group, we believe in worlds beyond limits, we are committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Everyone at Avalanche Studios Group has a shared responsibility to create an open and inclusive work environment where everyone is treated equally and with respect. Being part of our world is not contingent on where you’re from, your gender, or sexual orientation. It’s all about your passion and creativity.

How to Apply

We will only consider applications that consist of both a cover letter and a CV. In your cover letter, you should include why you want to work at Avalanche Studios Group. For this role you need to be able to work full-time in our Stockholm office.

To apply for this position, please register below. Apply as soon as possible, as we review applications continuously. All further information is provided under non-disclosure agreement only.

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