Lead Engine Programmer - Digital Legends

Jul 04, 2023
Barcelona, Spain
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Job Title:

Lead Engine Programmer - Digital Legends

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Job Description:

Lead Engine Programmer

Digital Legends is an Activision independent Studio based in Barcelona, formed by industry veterans and emerging talent who are focused on delivering a AAA gaming experience to mobile devices. Since it was founded in 2001, the studio has been a pioneer in mobile game development. It has a long, established history as a leading mobile development studio with a number of high-quality mobile titles built from the ground-up to its credits, including the award winning The Respawnables™ series of games. We are creating an all-new, AAA mobile experience that will bring the thrilling, fluid and large-scale action of Call of Duty®: Warzone™ Mobile to players on the go.

We are looking for a Lead Engine Programmer the manage engine developers focused on platform, memory and performance. This position reports to the

CTO, and it is responsible for the day-to-day managing of tasks, guiding feature implementation to balance stability with efficient iteration times. Also responsible for the general wellbeing and growth of the department. The ideal candidate has experience managing coders and a deep understanding of the various engine components.

If you want to become part of a roster of world-class mobile development, in a super cool environment, keep reading!

Your responsibilities:

  • Define systems architecture and guide code implementation, ensuring good programming practices are followed.
  • Ensure the delivery of practical solutions keeping the task objective in mind, avoiding unnecessary overcomplex systems.
  • Balance active code development with the responsibilities of a discipline lead.
  • Work with production to define schedules and deliver high quality work according to that schedule.
  • Mentor programmers, guide task implementation and organise day-to-day work in the department.
  • Track the engine programmers’ performance and needs and help them grow professionally.
  • Incentivise knowledge sharing across the department.

Your skills:

  • Strong knowledge of C++ programming language.
  • Experience with leading and managing a team of engine programmers.
  • Ability to review and give feedback on teams work in a clear and constructive manner.
  • Working level of English, written and spoken.
  • Organised and empathetic.

It's always a plus:

  • Experience in shooters, mobile game development and/or AAA games
  • Experience working with proprietary engines

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary based on your experience.
  • A wide range of perks to ensure your well-being, such as health insurance, wellbeing voucher and many more.
  • And a great team of super skilled individuals that can help you grow as a professional.
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