Tools Programmer – AAA Games - Edinburgh

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Job Title Tools Programmer – AAA Games - Edinburgh
Job Category Programming
Job Description Job Title – Tools Programmer – AAA Game - Edinburgh

Location – Edinburgh Scotland

Job Type – Permanent

Salary – Competitive

Job ID – 15672

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

They are currently looking for experienced Tools Programmers to join its internal tools development team. This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with our game development teams, across all development disciplines, and help drive tools technology forward to support the creation of all Games Projects.

The Tools Programmer role will involve designing, implementing and maintaining the asset pipeline and tools technology across multiple projects and platforms from content creation through to the game engine.

Strong communication skills will be paramount in order to interact with a wide group of discipline experts..


Work within the Tools team on a wide range of areas in an established codebase, such as our asset pipeline, automated systems or standalone user-interfaces.

Improve workflow and user experience.

Maintaining and fixing bugs in the toolchain.

Working within a schedule to deliver features and fixes effectively to deadlines.

Implement tasks to specification defined by the Lead Tools programmers.


Games industry experience working on AAA titles.

Familiarity with at least one digital content creation package.

Strong C/C++ and math skills

Experience with at least one scripting language (e.g. Ruby, Python).

Strong .Net/C#, ASP.Net and WCF skills.

Experience developing User Interfaces with WPF.

Prior experience with Qt and/or WinForms.

Experience with the 3dsmax SDK and MaxScript.

Experience with Maya.

Experience implementing and maintaining an asset pipeline.
Salary DOE
Location Edinburgh
Job Category Programming
Date posted 08/01/2019
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