Job description

Lead Tools Programmer - C++

  1. Permanent
  2. £80 - 90,000, £90 - 100,000, £100,000+
  3. Midlands
  4. Lead Programmer, Tools Programmer
to £105k plus Bonus & Benefits
Posting date: 18/06/2024
9132
  1. Permanent
  2. £80 - 90,000, £90 - 100,000, £100,000+
  3. Midlands
  4. Lead Programmer, Tools Programmer

Lead Tools Programmer, C++, to work on a multi-platform AAA open-world action adventure title. 

As a Lead Tools Programmer, you will be responsible for the personal and professional development of the Tools team, fostering a friendly and inclusive environment. You will be primarily responsible for the reliable delivery of best-in-class tools from your team, pushing for quality at every opportunity to ensure that colleagues from all disciplines have what they need to do their work to the best of their ability. As a Lead you will also input on technical direction and best practices, whilst identifying areas of improvement across the wider project and studio.

 

Key Duties Include

Support the professional development of the Tools Engineering team

Ensure excellent quality work is produced throughout the team, including the use of automated testing processes

Actively support the less experienced team members, mentoring them, and raising the standards of the whole Engineering team

Review and sign off all technical documentation

Manage the scoping, planning and reliable delivery of all work assigned to the Tools team

Work closely with all content teams to ensure they have the tools needed, and actively identify areas of improvement

Be aware of risks impacting your team and the wider project, and actively mitigate them

Pro-actively seek opportunities to improve the quality of everything we do

Actively take part in and encourage our collaborative and creative team spirit

 

Requirements

Experience working as a Tools Programmer on one or more AAA titles

Knowledge of common DCC tools, such as 3DS Max, Maya, Substance Suite, and Houdini

Passion for tools development and improving the working environment of others

Experience mentoring other Engineers

Solid understanding of code architecture best practices

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Work effectively and independently with minimum guidance and support, taking initiative to strive for excellence at every opportunity

Passion for gaming and game development

 

Desirable

Experience in Unreal Engine 4 or 5 on a AAA title

Experience in Line Management of an Engineering team

Experience supporting remote teams

Experience in planning and delivering large bodies of work throughout the full project lifecycle

 

Benefits

25 Days Holiday, plus 1 day for your birthday

Studio Shutdown between Christmas and New Year

Discretionary Bonus Scheme

Private Pension Scheme

Private Healthcare

Health and Well-Being Benefits

Dental Care

Optical treatments

Mental Health Support

 

This role is hybrid, three days in the Leamington Spa studio, salary to £105k.

 

CVs to simon.pittam@amiqus.com

Simon Pittam our consultant managing the role
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