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Tools Engineer

Crytek is looking for an experienced Tools Engineer to support our CRYENGINE team in our Frankfurt 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.

This role is based on site in our headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. You will have the chance to work alongside our worldclass team that features some of the best developers in the industry and take advantage of our attractive relocation package.
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.
  • Fluent in C++, strong software engineering and debugging skills.
  • Strong understanding of asset data processing pipelines, algorithms and workflow and performance impacts
  • 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 writing tools using other languages like for example C#, .NET, Python, Mel or MaxScript.
  • Strong 3D math background.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt, 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 using and writing plug-ins for DCC applications (e.g. Maya, 3ds Max, MotionBuilder, XSI, Blender, Sketch Up, Z-Brush, Photoshop, 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
 
Career Path 
Your professional development is important to us, so we have laid out a career plan to help you progress towards your goals and objectives. 
 
Company Apartment 
To help you get settled, we provide you with a fully furnished company apartment during your first three months in Frankfurt.
 
Relocation Support 
We offer a relocation budget and full coverage of flights to Frankfurt for you and your family. 
You can expect extensive assistance with visa, work permits, and communication with authorities during the relocation process, as well as help settling into Germany (e.g. setting up appointments with banks, government agencies, schools, landlords, finding apartments etc.).
            
Public Transport Pass 
Discover Frankfurt by bus, tram and metro – free of charge.
 
Gym Card 
A healthy body is a healthy mind. We offer a membership at the premium gym chain Fitness First in Germany. Work out, join group fitness classes, or relax in the wellness facilities.
 
International Environment 
We truly embody diversity at Crytek. With employees from over 42 different countries, we define ourselves by our cultural diversity. 
 
German Classes 
Understanding the local culture will make your stay abroad more enjoyable, and Crytek supports that by offering German language courses for you and your family. 
        
Events
Join us on our exciting company events, including new starter breakfasts, summer and winter parties, our annual trip to Gamescom in Cologne, and many more!
We are all gamers: stay connected and play games with your colleagues at our remote gaming parties.
   
Vacation Days 
At our Frankfurt office you can enjoy 24 days of vacation per year, and every 2 years you get 1 more (up to a maximum of 28 days). You will also have on average 10 public holidays on top of the days you take off. If you are working from another country, local standards apply.

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We are Crytek.

Crytek is an independent video game developer, publisher, and technology provider based in Frankfurt, Germany.

Crytek pushes the boundaries of the possible to make the impossible a reality. We want to create the most fun gaming experiences around, and if we have to blow up computer system requirements or push genre boundaries to do so, then we will. With almost two decades of experience in the games industry, Crytek takes its unique combination of experience and skills and continue to make an impact via innovative, fun, cutting-edge games and technology.

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