Director of Tools and Development

Competitive Salary - Leading a Team - Urgent Hiring

Job Type
Salary on application
14 days ago

If you have tool development experience and you're excited by the idea of a full-time job in Montreal, Skillsearch wants to hear from you! We are helping a gaming company recruit a Director of Tools and Development, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package.  

As a Director of Tool Development, you will collaborate with QA and studio management to build the long-term vision and roadmap for the QA tools development team. 

In your first week in this Director of Tool Development role, you can expect to: 

  • Manage the product management and programmer teams to deliver user-friendly interactive game development tools 
  • Architect and guide gameplay system development to help the studio fit the needs of current and future games and applications 
  • Drive the architectural vision for the engine tools, including engine plugin, animation tools, scenario editor, storyline system and behaviour tree editor. 

To apply for this role, you will need 4+ years of experience in project management and team management and 10+ years of professional experience in the video game development domain. You will also require the following: 

  • Experience working on game engines - Unreal Engine is a must 
  • Worked on at least one shipped AAA title and familiar with the AAA game production pipeline 
  • Excellent understanding of programming languages such as C++/C#/Python in the game development environment 
  • Excellent communication and writing skills. 

In return for your knowledge and expertise, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package and the chance to work with a supportive and committed team.  

To apply for this Director of Tools and Development job in Montreal, please contact Victoria from Skillsearch at today. 

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Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Victoria Chen

APAC Games Consultant

As a member of our APAC team, when Victoria isn't finding her candidates the perfect role, she’s busy taking advantage of her waterside location by flexing her SCUBA diving skills! Be sure to get in touch with her if you’re looking for a new role in games and she will dive headfirst into finding the role you’ve been waiting for! 

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