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C++ Gameplay or UI Programmers

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We are Grinding Gear Games, creators of the award-winning dark fantasy Action RPG Path of Exile. We're a studio of 165 world-class developers based in Auckland, New Zealand and we're currently expanding the Path of Exile 2 development team.

We seek experienced C++ Gameplay or User Interface Programmers to join our incredibly talented team. 

     Location:    Onsite in Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand

                         *Relocation assistance (for the right candidate if needed)


  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent
  • Strong knowledge of modern C++
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 6-months (minimum) of commercial game programming experience in a professional studio
  • Must provide C++ code samples with application
  • Must be able to pass our technical C++ programming test (approx one hour long) if requested to do the test



How to apply

If you meet the above requirements , email us your CV, some C++ code samples and a cover letter to with your name + role you are applying for in the subject line.

No phone calls or agencies, please.


Grinding Gear Games

2020  Winner - BAFTA Best Expanding Game

2013  Winner - GameSpot's PC Game of the Year