Force Field

Force Field is one of the world’s largest development studios dedicated solely to developing state of the art Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR), creating high-end games, innovative TV & video content, unique interactive experiences and groundbreaking applications.

Force Field’s mission is to create platform defining content for VR & AR, killer apps that will help shape these new systems and the endless possibilities they offer to both consumers and businesses. To this end, Force Field is partnering with several of the leading hardware companies in the field of VR and AR hardware & technology to deliver showcases for their respective devices.

Force Field is currently busy creating a range of spectacular content VR & AR and is looking to partner with more game publishers, movie studios, TV networks and corporations to create best in class products and services for this new industry.

Force Field Amsterdam, Netherlands
13 Apr, 2018
Full time
We are looking for a talented Lead Programmer who is passionate about creating groundbreaking, state of the art VR and AR games and entertainment.   The lead programmer manages the tech team and all aspects of a project’s technical design, including engine, middleware and game systems. He or she works closely with the technical director and other stakeholders to define a project’s technical approach.   WHAT’S THIS JOB ALL ABOUT? Define the technical design for the main elements of a project together with team members; Identify and help tackle the main risk areas for a project; Co-operate in setting up the main technical systems for a project together with the team; Mentor, inspire and motivate the team to meet project quality levels and deadlines; Co-operate in the overall planning of a project. Be proficient and proactive in organizing and planning; Closely work with the leads of the other disciplines (Art & Design) and with the producer of the project;   WHICH SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE DO YOU NEED? Highly proficient in C++ and / or C#; 5+ years of game industry experience with at least 2 years in a technical lead position and shipped a couple of games; You have a great working- and technical knowledge of Unreal and / or Unity.   HOW ABOUT YOU AS A PERSON? You are capable of communicating in a clear, open, convincing, and inspired manner; You are passionate about new technology; You have already worked on VR projects before or you have an intimate knowledge of what has been happening in the field so far; You are comfortable with working under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment; You have a very good knowledge of English, both spoken and written.   WHAT DO YOU GET? Working in a creative and quality driven environment with enthusiastic colleagues; A great spot to learn and share knowledge; Benefits according to experience and job; A work-life balance; Studio location in the heart of Amsterdam.