[PAID] Lead Programmer, UE5 C++ Unique Multiplayer Horror with established team

The Game

Outback (working title) is poised to be a highly replayable, VR-supported, 1-4 player cooperative horror survival title set in a unique location. It will bring the immersive and truly terrifying experience of a high fidelity single-player horror game to a multiplayer audience.

Our Progress and Team

Our team is comprised of talented individuals from across the globe working in unison towards one clearly defined vision. Everyone involved has been selected based on the high quality of their work, proactive attitudes, and friendly personalities. We’re a truly passionate team about this project, and we’re really excited to bring it to life.

We have completed our key concept art, our environmental artist has completed modeling the geography and texturing of our map. Our lead 3D creature and character artist has finished creating the first antagonist along with our playable characters which are now in the process of being animated. We have a talented UI/UX designer and graphic designer working together constructing our user interface and menu systems, we have an accomplished technical sound designer implementing VR ready immersive audio systems, recording and designing our horror soundscape, our 3D artists are fleshing out unique environmental props, filling out the level with modular structures. Finally, our advertising creative team are working hard to build out our pre-launch marketing, promotional and crowdfunding campaigns.

If you’re looking for a project where you can hit the ground running, this is the one for you.

The Role - Lead Programmer

This is an opportunity to be a core member of an already well-established and very talented team. We’re looking for a proactive all-rounder who’s keen to get their hands dirty in all aspects of programming. We need someone who can take charge and take on the responsibility of a lead programmer, managing and building the technical side of the game whilst advising and liaising technical aspects to the team. As the team grows you would assist us in leading and working with additional programmers in their specialised fields.

What we’d like to see:

  • An interest in the horror genre
  • Strong working knowledge of C++ in Unreal Engine.
  • Proficient coding etiquette, clearly commented and legible code.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (English).
  • Remote working, team collaboration skills - Agile workflows.
  • Ability to manage technical aspects of the project.
  • Ability to Advise and liaise technical aspects of the project to the team.
  • Great organisational and time management skills.

Core mechanics/understandings:

Ideally, you would have a strong understanding/willingness to learn within these areas:

  • UE5 C++ and blueprints
  • Multiplayer networking - Epic Online Services
  • Programming of advanced AI and pathing utilising procedural animation.
  • PC / VR support
  • Maintaining code, resolving issues, and performing bug fixes.

Weforge Studio - who are we?

We’re an indie studio based in Sydney, Australia, currently building our debut project. A horror survival game in Unreal 5 for PC with VR support, we are a select group of talented individuals from across the globe who aim to create top-notch interactive gaming experiences.

Contact us

If you feel like you’d be a good fit and would like to be involved, please send us an email including a description of your previous experience and/or your portfolio to

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