Senior C++ Programmer - High Moon Studios

Activision Blizzard


High Moon Studios is looking for a talented Senior Programmer to work on the Destiny pipeline and code base with a team of other developers.  The individual must be passionate about making great games, a strong problem solver, and an effective communicator. 



  • Develops cutting-edge and high-performing C++ code.

  • Collaborates with artists and designers to best utilize the technology.

  • Supports the rest of team so that they can work at peak efficiency.

  • Provides technical solutions and delivers clear, tested and efficient code for various elements of the game.

  • Anticipates, identifies and articulates problem areas and develops preventative solutions.

  • Has a clear vision of how products should function and the ability to lead peers to share this vision.

  • Mentors less experienced members of the team.

  • Solves complex problems in resourceful and effective ways. 



  • Excellent C++ programming skills.

  • Strong understanding of common data structures and algorithmic solutions.

  • Proficient knowledge of software design practices including modular architecture, event-driven. architecture, software design patterns and object-oriented design.

  • Ability to write clean, readable, portable, reliable, and optimized code.

  • Ability to work with internal and externally developed code.

  • A strong passion for video games.

  • Good understanding of computer hardware.

  • 6+ years of programming experience, preferably in the video game industry.



  • Good C#/.NET skills.

  • Good knowledge of the PlayStation 4, Xbox One hardware.

  • Good knowledge of the DX11/DX12 rendering pipeline.

  • Proficient 3D math background.

Proficiency in one or more of the following areas: Computer graphics, animation & AI techniques, interface design practices, effects, online, physics, vehicle, portability, extensibility, and testability. 


About Us

World class games start with world class talent!  This is a unique time in Activision’s history – and one of the most exciting opportunities to join us! Activision Blizzard, headquartered in Santa Monica, CA, is the premier worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment software like Call of Duty, Destiny and the Blizzard Entertainment Franchises.

High Moon Studios 

Founded in 2002, High Moon Studios is an award-winning studio that’s developed for blockbuster franchises like Call of Duty and Transformers. We are 100 people strong, located in the always-sunny beachside city of Carlsbad, California. 

Our goal is simple: make game experiences that kick ass and blow minds.  High Moon Studios is led by award winning veterans and a crack production staff that have over 200 years of combined development experience.   We work hard.  We play hard.  It’s time to add world class talent as we partner with Bungie to work on their ground breaking Destiny Franchise.

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