Engine Programmer

Engine Programming / Full -time
With multiple awards to our name, Larian Studios has proven that we’re dedicated to delivering high-quality role-playing games. As we move on to new projects, the studio that brought you Baldur’s Gate 3 & Divinity: Original Sin 2 is looking for an Engine Programmer to join the team and help us in crafting the high caliber games our fans have come to expect.
Engine Programmer


  • Work on all aspects of engine development
  • Write performant, robust and maintainable code
  • Debug, profile and optimize code to hit quality and performance targets
  • Contribute in code reviews, testing and documentation
  • Show strong passion for making the highest quality state of the art games
  • Be an active participant in the design and production of the engine
  • Mentor and support team members


  • 3+ years game development experience
  • Expert in C++
  • Open-minded, willing to collaborate, experiment and iterate over a specific feature
  • Upper-intermediate English
  • Passion for making and playing great games
  • Experience with data driven development
  • Experience with a wide range of CPU and GPU profiling tools
  • Multithreading should be second nature
  • Knowledge of modern hardware

Nice to haves

  • Bachelor / Master degree in computer science or software engineering
  • Experience with modern graphics API's (Vulkan, D3D12, GNM, ...)
  • Experience with modern console development (PS4/5, Xbox One/Series, ...)
  • Experience with SIMD programing
  • Experience with low-level x86/ARM/DXBC/Spir-V assembly
  • Experience with networking / multiplayer
  • Track record of major contributions to shipped games

What We Offer

  • An international team of over 400 employees spread across 6 studios around the world, each of which have their own unique qualities, and maintain a small-studio feel
  • An open, collaborative environment where ideas are welcome and encouraged
  • A managerial team consisting of highly experienced game developers at the top of their fields
  • Sharing hobbies and passions with likeminded colleagues
  • Inclusive environment with many activities organized by the studios or the employees
  • Commitment to making the best game possible for the fans, including listening to community feedback
We are looking for highly motivated individuals with ever-evolving skillsets and passion for player experience. If you want to contribute to making amazing RPG experiences, we would love to hear from you.