Programming Vacancies

Lead C++ Programmer PC/Console Games Southern Germany REF 2279


Our client is looking for a dynamic lead programmer to join them in creating their next game. The studio is in Southern Germany. As the Lead Programmer, you will have the opportunity to work with the Unreal Engine and utilise your expertise in C++ to create immersive gaming experiences. Your primary responsibility will be to oversee and support a team of skilled gameplay programmers, ensuring the successful delivery of high-quality games.

What you will be doing:

  • Delivering exceptional gaming experiences through creativity and innovation.
  • Strategically plan and assign tasks to a diverse team, ensuring timely delivery of milestones by monitoring progress and providing guidance.
  • Collaborate closely with your team to integrate gameplay mechanics seamlessly into the overall game design.
  • Motivate and inspire programmers to excel in their roles, fostering a culture of continuous learning, growth, and personal development.
  • Encourage teamwork, open communication, and knowledge sharing while proactively addressing conflicts and providing a supportive atmosphere.

What we need from you:

  • Demonstrated success in effective leadership.
  • Extensive experience (7+ years) in a game studio, with a track record of at least one fully shipped title and a minimum of 5 years in a leadership role.
  • Strong proficiency in C++ programming.
  • Genuine passion for video games.
  • Strong proficiency in the English language.


  • Flexibility in working hours.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Green office environment with fresh fruits, coffee, and drinks.
  • Free accident insurance and additional free health insurance.
  • Pension plan and mental health support.
  • Free English and German language classes.

How do you apply:

Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2279.

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