Lead Gameplay Programmer

Games Programming Paris, Paris


Description

Position at Amplitude Studios

Amplitude is a team of experienced, quality driven video game lovers who want to create the finest strategy games with the help of our players!

Based in Paris and created in 2011, our titles include Endless Space, Dungeon of the Endless, Endless Legend, and Endless Space 2; critically acclaimed strategy titles, all set in the Endless Universe.

We also recently unveiled our next title: Humankind, a historical strategy epic where you’ll be combining cultures as you lead your people from the Bronze to the Modern age.

Our close relationship with the community is for us a core feature of the studio’s philosophy.  We are, of course, happy that our games have sold well and won awards, but more importantly we’re really proud of the way we create games together with our players. Our Games2Gether platform is a great example of this. It enables our community to play a key role in the creation of our games at every stage of development.

We are looking for a Lead Gameplay Programmer.

More specifically, under the supervision of the Technical Director you will:

  • Communicate with the Artistic, Creative and Technical directors to define common goals and milestones
  • Collaborate with the other leads and producers to coordinate the efforts and make sure those milestones are delivered in time and quality
  • Take charge of the technical architecture of the project and carry the technical vision
  • Define, implement, test and deliver part of the gameplay features
  • Manage and mentor the team of programmers

Required experience:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Machine Learning, Statistics or equivalent expertise
  • 8+ years of experience in video game industry in a similar or relevant position, with specialization in strategy-based games
  • Experience with C# and / or C++
  • Excellent ability to work effectively within a team and interact with a large variety of profiles (game designers, producers…)
  • Responsible
  • Fully fluent in English

Very welcomed bonuses:

  • Strong knowledge of Unity would be a plus
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent ability to work effectively within a team and interact with a large variety of profiles (game designers, producers…)
  • Responsible & creative

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.