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Lead Programmer

  • Location: Stockholm
  • Salary/rate: €DoE + Relocation Assistance
  • Date posted: 11/07/19
  • Job reference: 7199
  • Permanent
This vacancy has now expired.

A Stockholm based AAA Games studio are currently looking to expand their development team, building on the recent success of their Console titles.

The studio are looking for a generalist Lead Programmer to collaborate with the Technical Director, to manage a small team, while remaining hands on with developing core gameplay systems.

They are looking for this individual to have high energy and passion for video games and constantly come up with new and innovative ideas to keep their player base engaged. Your core function will be to implement features to go into the game such as easy to use mechanics and slick gameplay, while mentoring/managing a small team with a 50/50 split. 

This role will offer you the chance to work with people on a day-to-day basis who bring a collective portfolio of high-selling games. As the Lead Developer in this team, you will have the opportunity to showcase your skills and wear multiple hats, if you are a gameplay specialist or a generalist, there will be an opportunity to develop your disciplines and skills. 

In addition to a great work life balance, the studio can offer perks such as an amazing pension, 5 weeks holiday allowance, studio summer closures, family friendly parental leave schemes and quarterly/end of year bonuses. 


  • At least 5 years’ experience in the games industry 
  • Worked on 1 Console or PC title
  • Strong C++ experience
  • Past Lead or mentoring experience 

In addition to an amazing project, the studio can also help candidates with 5 star relocation assistance, which includes paid flights, covered relocation expenses and visa assistance (if needed). 

If you are interested in this role then please send your CV to
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