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At Electric Square, we understand that the worlds we build are pivotal to the success of our games and the enjoyment of our players. With our diverse portfolio, which includes acclaimed titles like 'Diablo 4', 'Need For Speed Unbound', 'Battlefield 2042', 'Lords of the Fallen', 'Sniper Elite 5', and several other exciting AAA console games currently in progress (and even more surprises on the horizon!), we strive to deliver unforgettable gaming experiences.

Working in collaboration with four innovative studios, our team of 230 talented individuals, accompanied by our beloved studio dogs, are dedicated to creating world-class projects. We foster a unique studio culture that empowers and inspires our teams, ensuring that everyone feels motivated to bring their best ideas to life.

We can offer you an award-winning working environment. At Electric Square, we don't just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. Electric Square is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Electric Square's newest studio is based on the picturesque island of Malta, where innovation and breathtaking views merge to create a truly electrifying experience! Perched high above St Georges Bay, our purpose-built brand-new studio serves as a vibrant hub for the brightest minds in the industry.

Join our passionate team of game developers & visionaries as we embark on an exhilarating journey to shape the future of gaming. Whether you're a seasoned professional or an emerging talent, we welcome diversity and encourage fresh perspectives to shape our games and revolutionize the industry.

The Lead Programmer is responsible for designing, developing, testing and implementing systems and game code, and is happy to turn their hand to any task required. They are an active member of the code team, setting an example for and mentoring less experienced programmers.

A Lead Programmer at Electric Square:

  • Leads code team, passing on experience and expertise and leads by example.

  • Develops technical design specifications for complex projects and implements them.

  • Designs, develops, writes, tests and implements systems and game code.

  • Works with designers, artists and other personnel involved in the development process as required to create the highest possible quality product.

  • Tests and refines gameplay features throughout the development cycle of the project.

  • Mentors and conducts regular one to ones with project engineering team.

  • Estimates own tasks and delivers high quality code to that schedule.

  • Performs code reviews with the team to ensure code quality.

  • Able to communicate effectively with our clients and maintain strong relationships with them.

Requirements

  • Proficient in C/C++ with a minimum of 6 years experience.

  • 5 years experience working in the video games industry.

  • 4 years experience in console or mobile programming.

  • Worked on at least 2 shipped games.

Benefits

When you join Electric Square, you can expect to enjoy a unique culture. Whether its participating and relaxing with one of our wellness benefits or discussing the latest games over studio lunch. The Studio knows that it’s the best people that make the best games and this is what Electric Square invests in. Below you will find all the benefits and perks you can enjoy as an Electric Square team member.

Base Package

  • Holidays - 28 days annual leave which includes the 3/4 day studio closure over the Christmas period plus all Malta bank holidays.

  • Generous Annual Performance Bonus

Benefits

  • Private Health Insurance - provided by Sana

  • Private Dental Insurance - provided by Sana

  • Health and Well-being Allowance – €450 per year to spend on your choice of a range of healthy activities, ranging from going to the gym, rock climbing, yoga, arts and crafts or a lovely massage. It's on us!

Perks

  • Free Awesome Swag – Sleek Electric Square T-shirts and merch, with the iconic Electra symbol emblazoned on the front. New ranges out every season!

  • Financial Wellbeing Platform – Access to a fantastic financial wellbeing platform which is free to all Electric Square Employees.

  • WithU Fitness App - A remarkable fitness app that revolves around audio guidance, which is absolutely free for all Electric Square employees

  • Exclusive anniversary presents – After your third & fifth year as an Electron.

  • Purpose built Studio overlooking St Julians Bay – Our Malta studio is quite literally a stone’s throw away from the famous St Julians Bay! The brand-new building we are situated in is completely purpose built for our needs and comfort.