Tools Programmer – Ready at Dawn

October 2, 2021
Menlo Park, CA
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We are looking for a Tools Programmer to join us in creating high profile original titles for both the VR and AAA console spaces.The Tools Programmer collaborates with design, engineering, and animation teams to create and develop software tools, applications and systems to assist in game development. An ideal candidate demonstrates strong problem-solving skills, a familiarity with the workflow and challenges across a broad range of disciplines in game development, as well as a proficiency in developing various tools and scripts for content creation and management.
  • Maintain and extend Ready at Dawn’s proprietary tools for asset management
  • Improve content pipelines, focus on reducing iteration time and maximizing visual polish
  • Research and implement artist tools for use in Maya
  • Prototype and pitch creative and engine-efficient content solutions for complex visual problems
  • Work closely with artists, designers, and engine/gameplay programmers to develop easy to use technologies and prioritize feature roll-out
  • Debug pipeline issues as needed and propose solutions to solve them cleanly
  • Maximize the team's production efficiency through various pipeline and tools improvement
  • 5+ years of experience in developing tools for game development
  • Python programming skills
  • Knowledge of C/C++
  • Balance of technical, aesthetic, problem solving, and communication skills
  • Understanding of general artistic aesthetics
  • Experience filtering diverse feedback from artists, designers, and programmers and propose effective solutions
  • Broad knowledge of games and game development, with experience analyzing critically
  • Experience shipping AAA titles
  • Experience with Rust
  • Experience working on content processing pipelines for game engines
  • Experience working with distributed computing platforms
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
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