Guerrilla, developers of Horizon Zero Dawn, are looking for a Senior Programmer to join the Game Code team.


  • You will work together with the animation, core and combat design teams to implement the systemic and gameplay features of an epic open world game;
  • You will technically design, implement and optimize a wide range of in-game features such as ranged and melee weapons, combat and traversal mechanics, player skills, damage and hit responses, camera, inventory and economy systems;
  • You will implement new functionality for, and improve the Decima engine;
  • You will work together with an experienced team of programmers.


  • You have at least 5 years of previous experience as a programmer in the games industry;
  • You are fluent in C++ and other applicable programming languages;
  • You have experience with multi-threaded programming;
  • Youโ€™re passionate about games and creating games;
  • You enjoy working in an innovative, highly dynamic game development environment with people from various disciplines;
  • You have a helpful, solution-oriented attitude.
  • You’re very ambitious, and even though you like tried-and-tested methods, you’re not afraid to try something radical or new every now and then;
  • You are comfortable working within a very large existing codebase and toolset;
  • You can optimize code for performance, size, scalability and clarity;
  • You have good understanding of 3D math.


  • You have experience in areas like animation, physics, scripting, multiplayer and UI.