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

What will you do

In this role you can expect to:

  • Work together with the design and animation teams to create the systemic and gameplay features of an epic open world game;
  • Be part an experienced team of programmers, responsible for a wide range of gameplay features such as weapons, combat, traversal mechanics, player skills, inventory and camera; and systemic features such as the living world, quest and encounter system;
  • Work on the technical design, implementation, extension and optimization of one or more of these features.

Who you are

We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Have at least 5 years of previous experience as a programmer in the games industry;
  • Have extensive experience with C++ and other applicable programming languages;
  • Can optimize code for performance, size, scalability and clarity;
  • Have experience with multithreaded programming;
  • Have a good understanding of 3D math;
  • Are comfortable working within a very large existing codebase and toolset;
  • Are passionate about games and creating games;
  • Enjoy working in an innovative, highly dynamic game development environment with people from various disciplines;
  • Like tried-and-tested methods, however you're not afraid to try something new every now and then.


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


If you think you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you! Be sure to submit your CV and a Cover/Motivation Letter; we like learning a bit about your background and your reasons for applying at Guerrilla.

Please note: This position is based in our studio in the heart of Amsterdam. Guerrilla offers relocation and immigration support.

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