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C++ Senior Tools Programmer Animation Studio, Scotland Ref: 2578

We are working with a leading animation studio based in Scotland. Looking for a senior level tools programmer to join their team. This role is offered on-site at their studio and open to people able to work in the UK.  This role can be remote based in the UK.

What will you do?

  • Create, extend and maintain tools and follow workflow pipelines
  • Work with live services team to come up with solutions to any issues
  • Write, optimize, maintain bug-free high-performance code for our large, existing, code base
  • You will take responsibility for the full development life-cycle from testing through to implementation
  • Mentoring junior members of the tools programming team

What skills do you need?

  • Strong C++ including UI
  • Bachelor’s or post-graduate degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar
  • Version control software e.g. Git
  • 3D maths
  • Ability to research latest advances in technology in best practice
  • 5+ years professional experience working in games or research and development in C++
  • Accelerating algorithms particularly using NVIDIA, CUDA … or other GPGPU method
  • Familiarity with animation packages including Maya, Max, Houdini, Blender...
  • Knowledge of Engines inc. Unreal, Unity, Vulcan...
  • Visual Studio a bonus
  • Knowledge of of the following libraries/tools: Eigen, FFMPEG, ImGui or OpenCV
  • Graphics packages e.g. DirectX, OpenGL, HLSL, GLSL a bonus
  • Scripting languages e.g. Python nice to have
  • Effective team working, strong comms and working to deadlines


  • Central office location
  • Excellent renumeration package with bonus
  • Pension
  • Working with cutting edge tech


Please email your CV to quoting reference number 2578.

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C++ Senior Tools Programmer Animation Studio, Scotland Ref: 2578

Glasgow, UK
Full time
5 - 10 years of experience

Published on 05/12/2023

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