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19. November 2019
IT / Technical Development

Team Leader* Development

Karlsruhe | full-time| from now
We are Gameforge, one of the leading publishers of free-to-play online games. We are based in Karlsruhe, Germany.
We develop new games, support our live free-to-play online games, develop our platform, integrate games into that platform and build all supporting systems, including payment and integrated shops.
You supervise a team of highly skilled and motivated developers in a fast-paced and agile development environment. Also, you are responsible for designing and executing system specifications and standards in software development. 
Please submit your application in English.

Your mission

  • You provide technical guidance as well as technical development for your team
  • You code when necessary and are an excellent example of code structure and maintainability
  • You ensure best practices, guidelines and documentation
  • You collaborate with internal interfaces to execute project goals
  • You participate in hiring new developers in cooperation with other Team Leads and the responsible Technical Director
  • You schedule and participate in training to increase developer knowledge and skill set

Your skills

  • You have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in either game development, software development or other game related technical fields
  • You have thorough knowledge of the software development life cycle, common gaming technologies and server technologies
  • You are an excellent troubleshooter with extensive problem solving skills
  • You enjoy working within agile environments
  • You know how to promote an effective feedback culture within your team
  • You have a flair for communication appropriate for the target group and promote an open exchange within your team
  • You delegate responsibilities selectively, with the aim of nurturing your team members’ abilities

Your Gameforge setting

  • We support your personal and professional development! Language courses, team building activities, seminars and more
  • Where colleagues become friends! Regular team events and an open company culture
  • Need a break from work? No problem! Play a round of table tennis or pinball in our games room, or take a walk around the leafy technology park
  • We put our complete trust in you! Through freedom to choose things like flexible assignment of working hours and personal responsibility for your own work

About Gameforge

With more than 20 titles and over 450 million registered players, Gameforge is the leading provider of free-to-play massively multiplayer online games (MMOs) in the western hemisphere. Headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, the group offers its online games in more than 75 countries. The portfolio encompasses numerous well-known game industry brands, including prized role-playing games Runes of Magic, AION Free-to-Play and TERA as well as Europe’s most successful MMO, Metin2. The action anime MMORPG SoulWorker adds to the wide-ranging collection, while popular browser-based games such as OGame and Ikariam complete their offering. More information available at http://corporate.gameforge.com/.

*No matter what gender, we’ re on the lookout for people with drive and talent.

Your Contact Person

Thomas Mayer
HR Generalist
ask.thomas@gameforge.com

People at Gameforge

Nedim Süzen, QA Specialist