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Company Name:
San Francisco, California
United States
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Position type:
Full Time
Android, iOS, Other
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Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Bachelor's Degree

Lead Programmer


Mobile games dominator Gameloft, worldwide publisher of mobile and social games, is looking for a skilled Lead Developer!



Our Lead Developer will create top quality assets and manage other artists for exciting upcoming mobile game titles. Current hit Gameloft games include:


Despicable Me: Minion Rush, Asphalt 8: Airborne, My Little Pony Friendship is Magic, Ironman 3, Kingdoms & Lords, GT Racing 2, Shark Dash, Oregon Trail: American Settler, A Good Day to Die Hard, NOVA: Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance, Littlest Pet Shop, The Dark Knight Rises, PLAYMOBIL Pirates, Real Soccer 2012 HD 


This opportunity offers:

  • Comprehensive benefits package including relocation assistance
  • Excellent opportunity for professional growth 
  • Stability - check out our Annual Reports
  • International environment which offers daily contact with other countries & cultures 
  • Challenging and rewarding work on the next great frontiers in games
  • Opportunity to create games with exceptionally broad distribution
  • An exciting location in the bustling Bay Area in spectacular San Francisco!

Under the Technical Director and Studio Manager, our Lead Developer will lead a project and program in all relevant technical languages (Obj-C, C/C++, OpenGL/OpenGL ES) for gameplay, AI, online networking, among other areas, and lead graphics programming efforts including: writing shaders to add higher quality effects to existing games, optimizing 3D rendering to reach best possible FPS, adapting graphical methods to different platforms to get the best performance, and analyzing existing games for ways to improve graphics quality. This position will also be responsible for training and mentoring junior staff. 



  • 5+ years’ recent xp in the video game industry, preferable on iOS or mobile games
  • Degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science
  • Senior level C/C++ and Objective C 
  • 4-7 years xp in graphics 3D programming (OpenGL or DirectX)
  • Advanced xp in core engine development and 3D programming
  • Able to work independently and under pressure and produce results under tight schedules
  • Able to optimize code size and speed to take full advantage of the capabilities of each platform
  • Methodical and structured programming technique
  • Advanced math skills
  • Excellent written and verbal articulation with an ability to communicate with other disciplines
  • Ability to inspire and lead, not just manage, team members.
  • Passion for creating video games!


All qualified candidates will be asked to take a skills assessment test.


About Gameloft

Since 2000, Gameloft® has proven a top innovator. We craft kick-ass games for all digital platforms and are tested Masters of the Mobile Space. Our freemium and premium games from casual to hardcore are localized in 12 languages and more than 100 countries. Your ballin guru skills will be seen by potentially millions of gamers. Meditate on that. We partner with more legendary brands than we can fit in a bullet point, like Marvel®, Hasbro®, FOX®, Mattel® and Ferrari®. We employ over 5,000 developers in over 30 countries spanning every continent and are on the top 120 companies of the NYSE Euronext Paris, ISIN: FR0000079600, Bloomberg: GFT FP, Reuters: GLFT.PA. Bazinga. Our mantra? Your talent, our legacy, unstoppable.