Software Engineer, Tools

Activision Blizzard   •  

Irvine, CA

Industry: Arts & Entertainment

  •  

Not Specified years

Posted 298 days ago

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SOFTWARE ENGINEER, TOOLSUnannounced ProjectIrvineApply Now

Blizzard Entertainment is seeking a talented and enthusiastic software engineer to join a new team working on a mobile game. In this role, you'll craft the tools that empower our talented designers and artists. The ideal candidate will be self-disciplined, and have proficiency with developing powerful tools and content creation pipelines.

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement development tools for all disciplines
  • Communicate within the team to improve existing tools and figure out new solutions
  • Strive for performance, stability, and error-free operation in our codebase
  • Identify and resolve pipeline issues and discover opportunities for improvement

Requirements

  • Have a real passion for tools development and enabling others to have the best tools available
  • Advanced understanding of C#
  • Deep understanding of game content pipelines and processes
  • Strong experience with SQL databases, including database design, query design, and programming language bindings
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Able to work creatively in a small, nimble team environment

Pluses

  • Experience with modern source control systems such as Git, Perforce, and Subversion
  • Experience with Python, Lua, or other interpreted languages
  • Experience developing mobile games
  • Working knowledge of the Unity development platform
  • A love for playing and making games — especially mobile games
  • C++ programming skills
  • Interest in workflow automation