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Tools Programmers – All levels – Edinburgh – Online PC/Console Games

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23864 Posted: 5 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

OPM are working with a world leading studio that continues to produce critically acclaimed and best-selling games.

They're on the lookout for talented Game Tools Programmers who possess a passion for creating systems and tools to improve developer workflows, enabling them to make the best games they can. This is a full-time permanent position based out of a unique game development studio.

WHAT THEY DO

  • Adapt the game into an editor for artists, designers and other content creators to work within.
  • Work on C# services and tools to accompany and compliment the in-game editor.
  • Provide systems and libraries to enable other teams to easily create their own custom editors and tools in C++ and C#.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Cooperate with artists, designers and other programmers on how to best utilize the current technology.
  • Perform research to acquire new knowledge necessary to perform tasks and continue the technological evolution of the game and tools.
  • Develop high performance and easy to use world editing and game development tools and systems.
  • Accurately estimate schedules and deliver high quality work products to that schedule.
  • Mentor and guide fellow programmers.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Mathematics/computer science degree or equivalent.
  • Experience in any of the following: engine/systems development, tool development, open world streaming, advanced scene management techniques, networking.

SKILLS

  • Fluency in C / C++ with strong multi-threaded programming skills.
  • Strong mathematics skills, including proficiency with geometry and linear algebra.
  • Extensive experience with code and data optimization.
  • Expert at debugging complex stability issues.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, experience working with designers, artists and programmers.

PLUSES

  • Self-motivated, and willing to pitch in on many areas of development.
  • Passion for technology and games
  • Experience with C# and the .NET Framework.
  • Experience with WPF and XAML.
  • User Experience design (UXD).

Tagged as: Tools Programming

Tags: Tools Programming Categories: Programming , Technical

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