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Virtuos France
Parc St Christophe
10 avenue de l'Entreprise
95800 Cergy

Date : 08.09.2021
Ad posted a first time on 09.08.2021
Reference : AFJV-EDEV108-20734

Virtuos France

With over 2,000 staff, Virtuos is one of the largest and most recognized game developers. Since 2004, Virtuos has contributed to hundreds of games on all major platforms.

Our track record is full of achievements. Virtuos has worked with 15 of the top 20 game companies worldwide (Square Enix, Warner Bros., 2K, Ubisoft, EA, Activision, Sony, Microsoft...) by contributing to many of their largest AAA, New-Gen titles as well as shipping over 10 co-developed titles each year in recent years. Virtuos aims at being the Number One game development partner by providing the best games and art to developers and publishers worldwide.

Our French studio located in Cergy is specialized in co-development on Xbox, PlayStation and PC platforms, and contributed to Batman - Return to Arkham (2016), L.A. Noire : The V.R. Case Files (2017), Vampyr (2018), Assassin's Creed Liberation Remastered (2019), The Outer Worlds (2019), Marvel's Avengers (2020) and Horizon Zero Dawn : Complete Edition (2020).
Virtuos recrutement

Lead Developer

Permanent contract Cergy (95)

Position Duties

For on-going and unannounced projects, we are looking for a Lead developer to work on versatile and various productions with include gameplay development, features implementation, optimization, improvement of visual systems with cutting-edge technologies.


Main responsibilities
  • Implement with the team the development strategy defined in cooperation with Technical Director ;
  • Assign tasks to the developers, estimate time to accomplish them and commit to meeting all objectives according to producer's goals ;
  • Make sure the team delivers a code which is clean, clearly structured and commented, in respect of the appropriate conditions of performance and reliability ; Ensure documentation is up to date ;
  • Coach and guide the development of the team members ; share knowledge and mentor the less experienced programmers, including task assignments and follow up ;
  • Participate to implementation, integration, optimisation and debug as well as the team ;
  • Efficiently communicate and support messages and decisions from management ;
  • Facilitate communication between the programming team and the other production teams (programming, design, art) whether local or abroad ;
  • Ensure that quality and scheduling goals are met ;
  • Report the progress of the work and provide with the result achieved in the expected time, along with any information necessary for its proper use.
  • Report to the Technical Director any trouble issue or risks in order to adapt the development strategy accordingly ;
Perform other related duties.

Candidate Profile

Must have qualifications
  • Minimum of 5 years in game programming - preferably on a AAA console title (Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Switch) ; Must have shipped a minimum of 1-2 AAA titles as a game programmer or Lead ;
  • Proficient in C++ and object-oriented programming ;
  • Demonstrated experience in engine programming or low-level system programming ;
  • Very good understanding of the code impact on performance and memory utilization ;
  • Experience with supervising a game programming team and enforcing coding practices on team is a significant asset ;
  • UE4 coding experience in a professional setting ;
  • Autonomous and proactive attitude ;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, French and English both written and spoken ;
  • Being comfortable with debugging unfamiliar code ;
  • Passion for making and playing games.

Nice to have qualifications
  • Experience with PBR ;
  • Interest for optimization ;
  • Experience in developing in-game tools or integrated in the game production pipeline (C++/C#).


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