Tools Programmer, urgently required!!
|Job Title||Tools Programmer, urgently required!!|
|Location||UK & Europe|
|Job Description||Top AAA games company are looking for a Tools Programmer to join there Programming team!
The ideal candidate is expected to have proven experience within a similar role of tools programming, be an exceptionally creative problem solver, an excellent communicator, a positive role model, and always shows high levels of enthusiasm and a talent for creating great software.
The Tools Programmer role involves programming a wide variety of tools to support the development of game titles. The candidate requires outstanding technical knowledge and know-how of effective software engineering processes in order to create leading-edge, customer focussed tools. The candidate must have excellent organisation and a degree of experience in self-scheduling his/her tasks.
•Develop high-quality, robust, and easy-to-use tools applications in a variety of languages and technologies.
•Ensure that all tools (& APIs where relevant) are documented to a high-standard, both end-user documentation, and technical documentation for other Programmers.
•Working alongside your line manager, liaise with customers to understand and prioritise the requirements for tools – whether that is the requirement for new applications, or additions, optimisations or modifications to existing applications.
•Fixing bugs which are assigned to you. Prioritise high priority bugs, and ensure that these are promptly fixed, and ensure that lower priority bugs are also fixed in an appropriate time-frame.
•Ensuring that code check-ins are robust, comply with the check-in policies, and do not negatively impact other code or applications.
Role Requirements (Knowledge, Skills, Experience)
•At least 2 shipped videogame titles.
•At least 3 years of programming experience in the games industry.
•Experience in a variety of programming languages and technologies, suited to developing tools applications in an effective manner.
•Positive and outgoing personality.
•Excellent creative problem solving abilities.
•Experience of breaking down large tasks into a comprehensive set of sub-tasks, and estimating how long the tasks will take.
•Excellent organisational abilities.
•Excellent abilities in quality Software Engineering.
•Excellent bug finding and fixing skills.
•Excellent User-Interface design skills.
•Have a passion for developing high-quality software.
This is a great opportunity to work within one of the UKs leading Games companies an opportunity not to be missed!
Please apply now to be put forward to this great opportunity, or any of our other roles, alternatively please send your CV to
We look forward to hearing from you!
|Recruiter||This job is advertised on behalf of Creative Personnel using their internal reference 1578am.|
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