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Tools Programmer

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Reflections, a Ubisoft Studio
04 February 2014
19 February 2014
United Kingdom - Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract Type
Job Function
Negotiable DOE + Relocation + Bonus

Further information

The ideal applicant will be eager to create powerful tools while working closely with a talented team of developers.

-   2+ years of profession experience developing tools, preferably with at least one shipped game title.
-   Strong C#, WPF and C / C++ programming background.
-   Thorough understanding in developing pipelines and creating efficient user interfaces.
-   Knowledge of Perforce API
-   Service-oriented attitude.
-   Strong communication skills.
-   Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or other Science degree.
-   Passion for playing and making video games!
-   Familiarity working and developing in a multi-platform, multi-project environment.


 -   To collaborate as part of an enthusiastic scrum team in developing, enhancing and maintaining tools in support of active projects.
-   To be responsible for the development, maintenance, documentation and overall quality (including implementation, performance, stability and usability) of tools and modules within their area of expertise or as developed as part of the scrum work.
-   To manage own workload and time within the tasks assigned and to deliver required work to specification and to schedule.
-   To innovate and improve the quality of implementation, performance and usability of the tools and project pipeline as a whole.
-   To contribute, maintain and use shared code, tools components or processes where applicable.
-   Providing consultation and support to other team members or other teams as required.
-   To maintain good lines of communication with users and to proactively seek feedback from them.
-   To abide by and contribute to the development of standards, procedures and processes.
-   To provide support cover during critical phases of development, including flexibility and extension of working time as required.
-   To maintain a level of ongoing personal development.
-   Such other comparable duties as may be required by the P&I Director

Desirable Skills
-   Experience with Python or MaxScript a plus.
-   Familiarity working and developing in a multi-platform, multi-project environment.
-   Familiar with plugin development for development tools - i.e. Jira
-   Familiar with Microsoft SDK - Excel, Outlook, Word
-   Strong debugging skills.

Additional Notes

May be responsible for work direction and supervision of a junior or student placement if required. Such relationships will be formed and dissolved by the P&I Director as necessary.

Closing date:  28 February 2014
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience + Relocation + Bonus.
Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, U.K.

Reflections, a Ubisoft Studio

Reflections' objective is to combine technical expertise and flair for innovation to create and contribute to successful and memorable games, and to cement our reputation as an industry leading studio within the UK and the world.