Senior Tools Programmer - id Software Germany

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Areas of Expertise:
Programming and Development
Mainland Europe
Zenimax Media Inc.
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id Software is looking for a Senior Tools Programmer to work as part of a development team on legendary id game properties like DOOM and QUAKE, developing custom tools and technology for the game industry’s most advanced engine technology. You must be able to work closely with individuals in the other development disciplines to create effective and efficient workflow solutions and processes including game editor/visual tools, as well as build and pipeline tools.

Key Responsibilities:

Work with our Core Technology group to create the best in class FPS engine tailored for our legendary titles
Work well with other engineers, artists, and designers specifically in the areas of developer experience and iteration time
Accurately estimate schedules and deliver high quality work products to that schedule

Required Skills:

5+ years game industry programming experience with at least 3+ years of tools experience
Degree in Computer Science or equivalent demonstrable industry experience
Very strong C++ design and coding experience
Experience writing code that balances performance and maintainability
Excellent math
Enjoys jumping into lots of different systems, tackling everything from entire systems to random tasks
Strong interpersonal skills and problem solving ability
Comfortable working in cross-discipline teams
Excellent organization and time management skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to write clear, maintainable, portable code that adheres to a well-documented coding standard
Must be a self-motivated and energetic team player with a very strong work ethic and cooperative attitude

Desired Skills and Pluses:

Experience with any version of idTech
Experience with OpenGL and DirectX
Experience with C++11
Experience with animation, 3D graphics, audio, AI, or gameplay programming
Experience with game editor and commercial ( Max, PhotoShop, Modo, etc. ) plugins/modification
Experience with MFC

About Us:

id Software provides technical, design and artistic leadership as a world-renowned game developer and technology innovator since its founding in 1991. id Software’s iconic brands such as Wolfenstein®, DOOM®, QUAKE® and RAGE® have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers. At id Software, everything revolves around the people; we believe in hiring the best and brightest and giving them the tools and the environment to be successful. These principles have guided us successfully for over twenty years and will continue to guide us into the future.

Contact Details:
Zenimax Media Inc.
Tel: (301)-948-2200
Fax: (301) 926-8010
Contact: Recruitment Team

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