Lead Programmer

Savage Game Studios
Berlin
12 days ago
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Full time - Helsinki or Berlin

Are you looking to put your stamp on a shooter game that looks dashing and plays like butter? If so, look no further.

You will be responsible for technical design, implementation and maintenance of runtime features and development tools. Being a new studio, your work will have a significant impact on the final performance and quality of all Savage projects.

Working closely with other departments your work will help set Savage’s games apart from the rest of the mobile shooters on the market.

We offer you a chance to join a rapidly growing international team of passionate and talented game makers - like yourself. We’re a young company and as an early employee you’ll have a genuine chance to contribute to our game and our culture.

Responsibilities

  • Engine/Tools feature design and implementation
  • Runtime performance analysis and optimization
  • Unreal engine modifications where applicable
  • Suggest solutions to maximize features and fulfill design desires
  • Build systems that scale across wide range of mobile hardware

Requirements

  • 5 years experience with at least one shipped title
  • Strong in C++
  • Experience with the Unreal rendering pipeline
  • Strong understanding of best coding practices and algorithms
  • Able to judge feature quality as compared to competitor’s games
  • Effective communicator, written and verbal

The ideal candidate will also have

  • Shipped a mobile game using UE4
  • Math/Physics/Computer Science or related degree
  • An interest in keeping up with the latest in real-time rendering research (SIGGRAPH, GDC, etc) and mobile optimization

Why you should join Savage Game Studios

  • You’ll be a core member of a rock solid team of artists, designers and game developers
  • You’ll work in an environment where we truly respect each other’s talent and contribution
  • We are ambitious and always strive to lift each other to full potential
  • We love to play and develop games. In addition to playing games in our free-time, every Friday afternoon at Savage is dedicated to playing games that inspire us
  • Our studios are conveniently located in the downtowns of Helsinki and Berlin. After the lockdowns are over, we will offer relocation services
  • Our international team values individuality and diversity - no matter who you are or where you're from, you can find a home at Savage
  • Last but not least – we offer competitive compensation and good benefits
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