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ASSOCIATE LEAD TOOLS ENGINEER - PLAYGROUND GAMES

Job Type:
Permanent
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YOUR ROLE

We are currently looking for an Associate Lead Tools Engineer with a passion for gaming to join Playground Games in building the next Fable game. You will be managing a growing team based in Leamington Spa that puts creativity, and a relaxed, team-working environment at the forefront to design, plan and deliver the toolset for the next Fable title.

YOUR PURPOSE

You will help lead the team of engineers to develop and create usable and powerful tools to make Fable’s development as smooth and efficient as possible.

Your passion for games, detailed knowledge of game development tools and processes, and excellent communication skills will be key in leading your talented team of tools engineers in building a powerful and efficient toolset that meets the needs of the development team.

YOUR EXPERIENCE

Your experience in leading a team and your proven record of planning, balancing quality with efficiency while working under tight deadlines will ensure a successful delivery in building the next Fable.

You will have strong software architecture skills and will be highly knowledgeable on C++ or C# but most importantly will be an approachable individual who is able to work with junior members of the team and communicate effectively with key stakeholders.

YOUR BENEFITS 

  • Work for the studio who won ‘Best Places to Work - Best Large Company’ in 2019
  • ‘Pub Thursdays’ subsidised by Playground
  • Summer BBQ & Christmas Party
  • Epic Wrap Parties
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Extensive video games library
  • 2 duvet days
  • Extra duvet day for each year of service up to a maximum of 5
  • Flexible working hours with core hours between 10am and 4pm

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