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Senior Programmer (Video Games) - Frankfurt

  • Location: Frankfurt, Germany
  • Salary/rate: Up to €55k DoE
  • Date posted: 23/12/19
  • Job reference: 7117
  • Permanent
This vacancy has now expired.

Want to work within a studio that balances hard work with a good life balance and that makes great games without crazy crunch?


We’re working with one of Germany’s most successful Indie console developers based in Frankfurt who are about to embark on the next stage of the studios evolution. With almost 15 years of successful history already behind them they have a strong and stable base and the knowledge in-house to succeed.


As a Senior Programmer you have great passion for game development in all areas and especially in the use of Unreal. You have already worked for several years in professional environments and shipped several products. With this know-how you will be a key player in our agile set-up and a central spokesperson for the team. Working with and training younger colleagues will be a very important aspect of this position. You will have a strong ownership on all game client-related development steps and will be a main contact person for leads and management.

Your tasks will include:

  • Planning and implementing gameplay functionalities
  • Working on and contributing to our Unreal Engine version
  • Improving and controlling the game performance
  • Creating and estimating tasks and user stories
  • Maintaining the product and providing bug fixes
  • Evaluating new technologies and plugins
  • Being the main contact person for other programmers providing support and training
  • Communicating with and supporting other departments



  • Several years' experience in game development, preferably PC and online games
  • Several released products
  • Professional experience in working with any version of the Unreal Engine
  • Excellent C++ skills and a good aquaintance with Visual Studio
  • Experienced in development environments, standards and technologies such as OOP, Design Patterns, Test Driven Development, UML, etc.
  • Deep comprehension of code and data optimizing to improve performance and memory usage
  • Experience with database programming, key-value stores and NoSQL systems is a plus
  • Quick familiarization with big code bases and maintenance of third party code
  • Good knowledge of unit tests and profiler tools
  • You should be a problem solver who stays cool even when dealing with a high workload
  • A passion for games, internet and emerging technologies
  • Fluency in English
  • EU citizenship or a valid working permit for Germany


If the above sounds like it could be the opportunity you’ve been looking for then get in touch. For a casual chat about the role in more detail call me on 01925 839 722 or drop me an email on I look forwards to hearing from you.

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