Cloud Imperium is looking for a skilled and talented Gameplay Programmer to work on our exciting PC space combat sim. The Gameplay Programmer will work in a cooperative, cross-disciplinary team environment to implement game features and systems within the Lumberyard Engine.


  • Design and implement well-engineered, reliable, maintainable, and bug-free code
  • Collaborate with team members to develop various gameplay systems
  • Develop and test code, fix bugs, and profile and optimize code as directed
  • Follow best practices, development processes, and coding standards
  • Document and peer review technical designs with other software engineers
  • Work with QA, providing information needed to fully test developed code
  • Provide support to internal customers for developed software
  • Keep up to date on state-of-the-art software engineering methods, practices, and technologies
  • Communicate with other team members, internal customers, and (when required) external customers to determine requirements
  • Work well with other team members in a cooperative, cross-disciplinary team environment
  • Identify technical and developmental risks/obstacles and generate solutions to overcome identified risks
  • Possess and develop areas of engineering expertise
  • Mentor other engineers as needed to increase their abilities and productivity


  • Strong C++ programming skills
  • A passion for making and playing games
  • Work well in a cooperative environment
  • Experience programming game features and systems, especially player-visible game features
  • Strong multi-threaded programming skills
  • International travel may be required as part of the role


  • One or more shipped products, especially PC products
  • Lua and/or Python development skills
  • UI development experience, including Scaleform and/or Flash/AS2/AS3 knowledge
  • Lumberyard development experience
  • Online game and/or MMO development experience, including client/server development of game features
  • Space combat sim development experience
  • Experience in game physics programming and 3D math
  • Passion for science fiction and space exploration

This position is offered at our Frankfurt Office by Cloud Imperium Games Ltd.

Please Submit your application in English