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Tools Engineer (AAA FPS Gaming)

Seattle, Washington
$105,000 - $150,000 yearly
Job ID #72841

Onward Search is partnering with a Game Development Studio to hire a Tools Engineer!


    - Understand how designers and artists interact with existing and future tools, identify gaps and bottlenecks in workflows, and recommend ways to improve tools and the content creation pipeline.
    - Identify opportunities for automation within our tools to enhance efficiency.
    - Implement new features and interface improvements in tools and underlying gameplay, art, and rendering systems to enhance the abilities and efficiency of designers and artists.
    - Identify and address bugs within our tools and their underlying game systems.
    - Extend the functionality of Unreal Engine's editor and tools.


    - At least 5 years of videogame industry experience.
    - Experience and proficiency with Unreal Engine and its editor and tools.
    - Understanding of content creation pipelines, especially Maya/Max.
    - Ability to transition between various tools, gameplay, art, and rendering systems.
    - Strong proficiency with C++.
    - Good instincts for user interface design and the ability to simplify complex processes.
    - Affinity for tactical first-person shooters.

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
$105,000 - $150,000 yearly
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