Mid to Lead Tools Programmer (Hybrid)

Posted 06 June 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameDave Moss

Job description

Deep Silver Dambuster Studios, one of the studio behind the much-anticipated Dead Island 2, has the opening for a Tools Programmer at various levels to join their highly talented infrastructure department.

You will be working on the asset and build pipelines for the upcoming Dead Island 2 title, which will be releasing on Next Gen Consoles and PC platforms. Your primary remit will be to keep their game tools on the cutting edge.

Your responsibilities…
  • Reporting to and working on tasks set by the infrastructure director, you’ll be developing and extending tools systems across a wide variety of areas, such as asset validation and processing, Perforce, and build distribution. 
  • Write clear, maintainable, and decoupled code
  • Provide support and solve the problems encountered by their content creation teams, and often moving between tasks to respond to issues in a timely manner
  • Understand and debug other programmers' code, and experience of source control software such as Perforce
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Strong Python/C# programming skills
  • Strong academic background
  • 3D maths, software engineering, and problem-solving skills
  • Tools and pipeline development experience
  • Prior experience with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP, JQuery.
  • Knowledge of frontend web frameworks such as angular.js react or ember
  • Knowledge of backend frameworks such as node.js
  • Understand the various database solutions available such a MySQL, Redis, and MongoD
  • Desire to learn new skills and build on existing abilities
  • Ability to work amongst cross discipline groups in the delivery of shared goals
  • Solid proficiency in  written and verbal English
  • Great communication skills, being friendly, open minded, positive, self-motivated, proactive, and willing to take direction
Perks and benefits include…
  • Relocation and visa support
  • Annual pay reviews and company pension contribution that increases with service
  • Studio funded learning and development opportunities
  • Vibrant, modern city centre location with good transport links
  • Fully subsidised gym membership with Virgin gym (Nottingham)
  • Annual Christmas party, summer family BBQ, and quarterly company funded cross-team events
  • Free financial advice
  • Employee referral bonus scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Weekly office treats and refreshments