Gameplay Programmer

Gameplay 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 a Gameplay Programmer to join the team and help us in crafting the high caliber games our fans have come to expect.
Gameplay Programmer


  • Work on all aspects of systems of the game: engine features, gameplay, UI, audio, animation, scripting.
  • Work closely together with the other departments to implement the needed game components;
  • Work together with almost all content creators to deliver required features;
  • Write robust, maintainable auto-testable code in TDD fashion;
  • Be an active participant in the design and production of the game — technical side of the creative team and first line of feedback;
  • Help scope features and advise on best ways to implement them;
  • Work within an international team on a daily basis, spread between multiple studios across the world.


  • 4+ years experience in C++;
  • Excellent feel for RPG systems and gameplay in general;
  • Open-minded, willing to experiment and iterate over a specific feature;
  • Concepts as state machines, pathfinding, AI routines should be second nature;
  • Ability to think like a designer to create compelling and fun game play;
  • Can easily communicate in English;
  • You are a team player and willing to take responsibility;
  • Passion for making and playing great games;
  • Excellent software design and problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent software debugging skills.
  • Excellent architectural skills. Designing many parallel and gameplay systems is not a problem for you;
  • Game development experience.

Nice to have

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or software engineering;
  • Experience with machine learning algorithms;
  • Experience with TDD and ECS;
  • Background in RPGs;
  • Shipped game/console titles.

What We Offer

  • An international team of over 400 employees spread across 7 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.