Tools Engineer for Sandbox

Crytek is looking for an experienced Tools Engineer to support our CRYENGINE team at our Frankfurt, Germany studio.

As a Tools Engineer, you will be working in a cooperative, cross-disciplinary environment to develop the CRYENGINE Sandbox Editor. On our innovative and friendly team, you can expect your abilities and scope of duties to grow as you make a real difference.
Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the development of the CRYENGINE Sandbox Editor.
  • Own parts of the workflow and certain pipeline tools - this includes design, implementation, extension, documentation, communication, identifying weaknesses, making improvements, etc.
  • Give work estimates and prioritize work with peers and project management. Timely delivery of tasks.
Requirements
  • 3+ years of professional experience.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical parties.
  • Excellent communication and writing English skills.
  • Experience using and writing plug-ins for DCC applications (e.g. Maya, 3ds Max, MotionBuilder, XSI, Blender, Sketch Up, Z-Brush, Photoshop, etc…).
  • Strong understanding of Asset data processing pipelines, Algorithms and Workflow and performance impacts
  • Fluent in C++, strong software engineering and debugging skills.
  • Experience writing tools using other languages like for example C#, .NET, Python, Mel or MaxScript.
  • Strong 3D math background.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.
Pluses
  • Experience in a tools/pipeline engineering role in the games or movie industry.
  • Experience with any potentially useful technology for tool chain or pipeline enhancement and optimization: for example other scripting languages, web technologies, databases etc.
  • Experience with consoles.
  • Experience with different forms of content generation: motion capture systems, procedural content generation etc.
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, a similar degree or comparable experience.
  • Passionate about making games.
What you can expect from us
  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
  • Flexible work time.
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
  • Free German lessons
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
  • Relocation support.
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment. 
  • ...and much more! 

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