Senior Tools Programmer

Big AAA Studio - World-Renowned Franchises - Brilliant Benefits and Perks

Job Type
Salary on application

Do you have tools development experience, and are you seeking a new job in Amsterdam? Skillsearch is helping a gaming company find a full-time Senior Tools Programmer, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package.  

As a flexible Senior Tools Programmer, you will be part of a team creating an innovative, powerful toolset and of supporting other teams of developers, artists and designers to achieve their vision. 

In your first week in this Senior Tools Programmer role, you can expect to: 

  • Work in a team of software engineers and interact closely with artists and designers 
  • Collaborate to analyse workflows, identify areas for improvement, establish requirements, design and implement solutions 
  • Contribute to the vision for content-authoring tools within a large, dynamic games studio. 

To apply for this Senior Tools Programmer role, you will need 4+ years of experience writing tools for artists. You will also require the following: 

  • Proficiency with C++ and very large codebases 
  • Skill with algorithms, software design and architecture 
  • Knowledge of tools design, workflows and usability 
  • Familiarity with different DCC packages, game engines and their toolsets. 

You will receive an excellent salary and benefits package in return for your knowledge, expertise and flexibility. 

We'd love you to apply for this Senior Tools Programmer position in Amsterdam, so please contact Ryan at Skillsearch today for full details at 


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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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Ryan Templeman

Principal Game Development Consultant & Game Development Team Lead

Ryan leads our dev team, focusing on scouting out the best programmers in the industry! We think he’s working here mostly get his hands on new Lord of the Rings VR experiences as soon as they come out although, with his level of knowledge, maybe he should be helping make them instead!  He is one of the few people on the team that is a born and bred Brightonian. In fact he has never moved far - to the point where last time he moved, it was only 2 doors down from his old place!

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