Game Programmer

Torpor Games
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April 4, 2024
Full Time
Berlin, DE
up to €2750 gross per month

About you:

You want to realize games that have meaning and have a passion for game software architecture.

  • 2+ years of professional game programming experience or similar portfolio experience
  • Proficiency in Unity and C#
  • Can work autonomously but still teamwork-motivated
  • Studied game-related field or equivalent related experience
  • Minimum C1 or equivalent English language proficiency
  • Knowledge of Git and JSON
  • Experience in working with UI/UX development
  • Teamwork-driven and a passion for gamedev with societal subjects


Plus, if you have:

  • 4+ years of game development experience
  • Released commercial game or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Articy tool or Dialogue Systems
  • Worked on game development for Nintendo Switch, Android, iOS, XBOX and Playstation platforms
  • DevOps, CI/CD knowledge
  • Passion for narrative, story-rich and roleplaying games
  • Analytics knowledge
  • Knowledge and previous research about the 30s, 40s, 50s
  • 3+ years of professional game programming or equivalent experience


About the job

  • As a member of the Torpor Games team, you will be responsible for developing the Suzerain and The Conformist product
  • Work in the intersection of design, content, and art to help others excel
  • You will be porting the game to different devices and testing them
  • Assisting and being part of The Conformist vertical slice development and production phase
  • A key element will be to build on existing systems and adapt them to improve the game

The full-time position will start with a probation period of 6 months. The position is in-office but has two work-from-home days of your choosing. The start date is 1st of July 2024 and the end date is the 1st of July 2025.



  • Flexible working hours
  • Two remote days per week
  • BVG city transportation ticket
  • Urban Sports Club membership


Additional Details:

  • Duration: Minimum 12 Months with probationary period included, more on successful performance.
  • Start date: 01.07.2024
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Salary: up to €2750 gross per month based on skills and experience
  • Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Permanent


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • 12057 Berlin: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


Application Process

  • Playing Suzerain (You will be given a key)
  • Interview with MD and Discipline Lead
  • Technical test to display capabilities


Application Deadline: 31/05/2024

Expected Start Date: 01/07/2024

Torpor Games
Torpor Games is a games company founded in Berlin in 2019. Torpor Games creates thought-provoking entertainment in all forms to expand horizons, shift perspectives and challenge morality in all facets of the human experience. Combining a wide variety of disciplines and experience, the team is working on the critically acclaimed, community-boosted, and financially successful Suzerain, and upcoming The Conformist set in the same fictional universe.
Featured Game

As President Rayne, lead the nation of Sordland in your first term of this text-based RPG. Navigate a political drama driven by conversations with your cabinet members. With looming war, rooted corruption, economic crisis and reform needed, the choices fall on your shoulders. How will you lead?

A political drama set in the 1950s, the game allows players to explore what they would do if they had to lead a country in political turmoil? Suzerain demonstrates Torpor’s goal of questioning our reality through the medium of video games.

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