Crytek Head Hunting for PSP development?

Crytek Head Hunting for PSP development?

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Crytek Far Cry took on Half Life 2 and Doom 3 head on, Crysis defined next generation visuals and gameplay at a huge price and now they seem to be shifting their focus on tapping the potential of the handheld market as well. Their application programme page specifically requires PSP programmers for their offices in Budapest, Hungary.

    Requirements:

    1+ years experience working on PS2, PSP or DS title.
    Excellent C/C++ skills.
    Solid math background.
    Experience in 3D engine, AI and Gameplay programming.
    Passion for making great games.
    Ability to contribute innovative and original ideas towards all aspects of game production and development.
    Takes initiative and is willing to continually learn and improve relevant skills.
    Strong time management skills with ability to focus on priorities and solve problems.
    Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
    Works well in a team oriented environment.
    Willing to relocate and work at Crytek studio Budapest, Hungary.

    Pluses:

    Experience in low level programming.
    Experience in network programming.
    Experience in physics programming.
    Experience in audio programming.
    Experience with 3DMax and XSI API.
    Experience with multiplatform development.
    Experience writing technical documentation.

With Ready at Dawn returning their PSP dev-kits and concentrating their flair on the current generation war, if this piece of news is true then it comes as a major relief for PSP owners who have been waiting to get their hands onto something that outstrips the extremely short God of War: Chains of Olympus. We shall probably hear about this announcement at length at E3 2008.

    By Neelesh Mukherjee