Tools Programmer (Hybrid)

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Posted 20 March 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGames Programming
Contact NameIvan Cannon

Job description

We are working with Torn Banner Studios, the studio who launched the hit game: Chivalry 2, to bring a passionate Tools Programmer aboard their team. They are a mid-sized independent video game studio of around 100 developers in Toronto and love creating innovative new experiences that focus on challenge and fun.

As a Tools Programmer at Torn Banner, you will bring excellent communication skills as you collaborate closely with team members from other departments. The ideal candidate is a team player, willing to help others identify problems and seek creative solutions.

Your responsibilities…

  • Develop tools, pipelines, and workflows that will improve the productivity and autonomy of the development team
  • Implement, debug, and optimize new features, systems, and tools
  • Work closely with the programming team to accomplish creative solutions to blockers
  • Identify needs and propose solutions to improve the development of projects in the studio
  • Maintain regular internal communications and help encourage a positive and ambitious team atmosphere
  • Be a driving force in the continuous improvement of the development environment and practices

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…

  • 3+ years of professional tools programming in the video game industry, with strong C++ proficiency 
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative-taking
  • Predilection and the ability to take on research and self-education

It's a bonus if you have…

  • Obtained, or are pursuing, a B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or an equivalent degree
  • Experience working with Unreal Engine 4/5
  • Experience with C#/WPF, or other frameworks for Win Apps, or scripting languages such as Python, Ruby, and Shell
  • Experience with console and/or PC game development
  • Experience developing AAA titles on multiple platforms
Perks and benefits include…
  • Relocation assistance
  • 6.5 weeks paid vacation
  • Game launch bonus structure
  • Flexible schedule and work location
  • Healthcare and benefits

Torn Banner Studios has an accommodation process in place that provides accommodations for employees with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, let them know and they will work with you to provide accommodation.