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Tools Programmer
Ref No.: 17-03840
Location: Santa Ana, California
Pay Rate : $ 90,000.00 - 100,000.00 /Hour
Tools Programmer
Santa Ana, CA
Direct/ Permanent
Approximately 90-100K annually DOE

The Tools Programmer will contribute to the creation, improvement, maintenance and usability assessment of an extensive set of internal software applications used by the designers, artists and software engineers to create our games. The tools are used for tasks such as world building, entity placement, visual effects generation, UI generation and data validation.

  • 3+ years of professional experience developing applications through all phases of the product lifecycle.
  • Experience creating, maintaining and improving content development tools used across multiple game projects.
  • Collaborate closely and effectively with artists, designers and game programmers on the requirements and design of software tools.
  • Experience designing, implementing, debugging and optimizing software in C# and C/C++.
  • Strong OO design and development experience in C#/.NET.
  • Windowing toolkits such as WPF, WinForms are a plus.
  • Knowledge of 3ds Max or Maya and common scripting languages is a plus but not required.
  • Experience creating GUI applications with focus on usability.
  • Experience with User Centered Design.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent experience.
An outstanding opportunity for a passionate Tools Engineer who is looking to work with a top notch team at an industry respected game development studio.