Company Description

Gameloft Brisbane, part of the global Gameloft family, opened in 2014 and since then has released Zombie Anarchy, Ballistic Baseball, My Little Pony: Mane Merge, and multi-award-winning The Oregon Trail™. In 2022, Gameloft Brisbane was announced as the winner of the coveted ‘Studio of the Year’ at the Australian Game Developer Awards (AGDAs).

We believe the keys to success are a great studio culture and finding a balance in everything we do, whether it’s working with great people on exciting projects or enjoying the incredible lifestyle of Queensland Australia.

We’re setting our sights on an exciting new direction in game development, embracing the challenges and opportunities of cross-platform innovation. As pioneers in leading Brisbane’s game development landscape, we’re dedicated to crafting immersive experiences that transcend traditional boundaries and engage players across diverse platforms. As we venture into this exciting phase, we’re also expanding our talented team to bring to life a range of unannounced projects.

Job Description

Are you ready to lead a team of top-tier programmers and bring revolutionary gaming experiences to life? We’re looking for a Lead Programmer to spearhead the development of an exciting new cross-platform project working with some incredible IP. If you’re passionate about gaming, possess unparalleled technical expertise, and thrive in a collaborative environment, we want to hear from you!

  • Lead a World-Class Team: Take charge of a team of skilled programmers, guiding them through the development process and ensuring the highest standards of quality and innovation.
  • Collaborate Across Teams: Work closely with production, design, and art teams to transform ideas into captivating gaming experiences, fostering collaboration and synergy across disciplines.
  • Strategic Analysis: Evaluate feature requests, assessing their feasibility, design completeness, risks, and resource requirements to ensure successful implementation.
  • Architect and Implement: Design, document, and implement gameplay features and systems, leveraging your expertise to create immersive and engaging player experiences.
  • Process Optimization: Establish robust processes to streamline development workflows, ensuring the smooth and stable delivery of games on multiple platforms.
  • Mentorship: Share your knowledge and expertise with junior team members, empowering them to grow and excel in their roles.


  • Expertise: Bring over 10 years of professional game development experience to the table, demonstrating mastery in programming across multiple platforms.
  • Technical Proficiency: Showcase a solid command of modern C++ and other relevant languages, with a deep understanding of game development technologies and best practices.
  • Analytical Thinking: Approach game feature implementation with a pragmatic mindset, combining analytical rigor with creative vision to deliver exceptional results.
  • Leadership: Inspire and motivate your team as a natural leader, driving projects forward with enthusiasm and a commitment to excellence.
  • Industry Knowledge: Possess a comprehensive understanding of game development processes, particularly within creative departments, to navigate complex challenges effectively.
  • Communication Skills: Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, fostering clear and open dialogue within the team and across departments.


  • Comprehensive relocation package for successful candidates.
  • Flexible work model to support work-life balance.
  • Learning and development programs to foster professional growth.
  • Private Health Insurance and fitness subsidies.
  • Relaxation space with massage chair.
  • Employee mental health assistance.
  • Additional leave including birthday, Christmas, and women’s health leave.
  • Free coffee, daily snacks, and light breakfast.
  • Social Friday drinks with friendly game tournaments.
  • Spectacular roof-top terrace with river views and a game room.
  • Referral program with generous bonuses.
  • Awesome Gameloft-themed merch.
  • Studio Mascot – Mr. Hendricks, our friendly Dachshund who protects our studio.

Additional Information

We can’t wait to find our next great talent!

Please submit your CV, cover letter or portfolio (if applicable).

Gameloft Brisbane is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our work environment.

Tagged as: Collaboration, Creative, Enthusiasm, game development, Innovation, Production, Workflows

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