WE ARE GAMEMAKERS

Who we are:

We are a diverse team of developers driven by a passion for our art, united by our core values and inspired by a culture of inclusivity to build amazing games that thrill players everywhere. We pursue growth and innovation in an environment of safety and trust. Our culture is built on the belief that the more varied voices in our collective will strengthen our team and our games.  We are looking for our next teammate who will raise our bar and make us better.

What we need:

31st Union is seeking the talents of a highly self-motivated Senior Tools Engineer who enjoys a collaborative and creative work environment.  The Senior Tools Engineer will work directly with content creators to give them the power to create amazing experiences and to support our culture of iterative design to make AAA games..

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the art, design, and audio departments to design and create new tools based on the changing needs of the project
  • Create and maintain documentation of all tools and their usage
  • Participate in the design of the game features to assist in the creation of supporting tools and technologies 
  • Improve existing pipelines and tools to decrease iteration times for content creators

Who you are:

  • Expertise with the C# / .NET 4.5 and C / C++ programming languages along with a strong familiarity with OO design principles
  • Proven programming experience on multiple commercial software projects
  • Ability to work directly with content creators and iterate on the tools efficiently
  • Self-motivated and able to drive ideas to completion
  • Strong ability to quickly learn and grow into new areas of development
  • Proven ability to work well with all game development disciplines
  • Ability to analyze a situation and communicate the most effective and efficient solution
  • Experience in UI design and artist workflow 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience

Desired Skills:

  • Shipped AAA console or PC titles
  • Experiance with Unreal Engine 4/5 is a plus
  • Experience developing for game consoles (PS3, XBOX 360, etc.)
  • In-depth knowledge of game content pipelines
  • Familiarity with Perforce and bug-tracking software
  • Experience with 3D Studio MAX, MaxScript, Maya, and MEL
  • Multithreading knowledge

 

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31st Union prides itself on the diversity of its team members, partners, and communities.  For this reason, we remain committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of the employment relationship, from recruitment and hiring through compensation, benefits, discipline and termination.  This means that employment at 31st Union depends on your substantive ability, objective qualifications and work ethic – not on your age, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles), height, weight, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), alienage or citizenship status, transgender, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived), medical condition, AIDS/HIV, denial of family and medical care leave, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy status, childbirth, breastfeeding (or related medical conditions), marital status or registered domestic partner status, political activity or affiliation, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, arrest record, or taking or requesting statutorily protected leaves, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are also committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the job application and/or interview process, to perform their essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.  Please contact us if you need to request a reasonable accommodation.

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