Senior Graphics Programmer

Are you passionate about gaming and tired of crunch? Do you want to be part of making the best multiplayer adventure for girls? Star Stable is growing and we are hiring senior C++ programmers to join our Engine and Tools team here in Stockholm. We are looking for someone who has an interest in graphics and rendering as well as other parts of the engine. You will be an essential part of the team, working with the fundamental core components and tools of our game with extra focus on graphics. 

This is a collaborative role, working across the organisation together with designers, art, QA, animation; you really touch all areas of the game! You will work closely with the other programmers in a well-functioning team to deliver features and improvements in many different areas. 

We have been working with a live game for years and know how to do it with a sustainable work-life balance. Everyone at Star Stable is sitting together in one office with lots of internal communication and collaboration.

As a C++ programmer at Star Stable you will:

  • Build, refactor and maintain C++ code with high levels of stability and performance
  • Design and implement features and core systems in different areas such as gameplay systems, AI, networking, graphics, user interface, physics, animations with a special focus on (but not limited to) graphics
  • Solve complex problems, from designing and building new systems to optimising features to be both performant and scriptable, together with your colleagues

We think you have:

  • Strong knowledge in C++
  • Experience in a graphics API such as OpenGL and Metal
  • Knowledge of shaders in GLSL/HSL
  • Great debugging and optimisation skills
  • Solid math with a clear understanding of linear algebra
  • Proficiency with writing well-structured code and creating robust solutions
  • Strong empathy for our target audience and belief in our mission and values

It’s considered a plus if you also have:

  • Knowledge about CPU/GPU optimisation 
  • Knowledge about C++ on a shipped game project
  • Experience developing for multiple platforms such as MacOS, iOS, Linux, and Windows
  • Experience working with Perforce, Git, Jenkins and CMake
  • Experience in unit testing and a passion for automated testing
  • Knowledge with Relational Databases

About us:

Star Stable Entertainment AB offers an international and fun workplace driven by passion and innovation. Our game Star Stable Online (SSO) is a vast online multiplayer adventure game designed to encourage girls to work together to solve problems and complete challenges as well as explore a large-scale, complex magical world from horseback. With over 15 million registered users, in over 180 countries, and is currently available in 14 languages, Star Stable Online is one of the most popular MMOs in the world, and one of the few online games targeted specifically towards girls. Star Stable is a fully moderated, safe and secure platform (COPPA certified) for game loving girls around the world to explore an online magical world, and complete quests and adventures within the game.

Star Stable Entertainment AB, founded in 2011, is a privately held Swedish company and the company employs a great team, with more than 140 people from all over the world (and continuously growing), located in the same office in the center of Stockholm. 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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Then join our team.

We are a passionate bunch from all walks of life, working together to make products for girls that inspire and celebrate the power of sisterhood. We aren’t afraid to challenge conventions, driven by the mission to transform the gaming industry into a more open-minded and inclusive environment. Believing that everyone should be able to be whoever they want to be, we create cultures of kindness, connection and belonging.

Sounds good but also pretty ambitious?!? Damn right. Changing the industry takes talent – and that’s why we need you!

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