Tools Engineer

Job Details:

Sharkmob is a growing game developer with studios in London and Malmö, Sweden. Creativity, passion for craft, and innovation are hallmarks of our young company. 2.5 years into its founding, our London studio is working on an ambitious AAA title and has more than 80 developers. The London studio is growing fast & you’ll be joining at an exciting time, helping build the foundations of our Engineering Team.OverviewWe’re looking for a Tools Engineer to help us build tools that improve pipelines and processes to help us deliver on our vision. Working as part of our Engineering team, a multidisciplinary group working across all things technology, you’ll be reporting to our Technical Director and collaborating closely with Design, Narrative & Art to bring a world-class interactive experience to life. You will be supported by passionate technologists who thrive on engineering excellence and push the boundaries of what’s possible with new technologies & innovative solutions.Responsibilities

  • Work across disciplines to gather requirements in order to develop and maintain tools and pipelines.
  • Identify areas of friction and formulate plans and technical designs to deliver effective, reliable, robust and scalable tools & pipelines.
  • Help improve the development process across the team.
  • Continue to develop your engineering skills by applying the latest programming techniques and processes.


  • Proven track record as a tools programmer or similar on a shipped game.
  • Good knowledge of C/C++ and software architectural skills.
  • You understand the value of a great user experience and have excellent attention to detail.
  • Passionate about reducing friction and improving processes via tools and automation.
  • A good understanding of modern game engines, their architecture and capabilities.
  • A good understanding of computer science fundamentals and mathematics.
  • An effective communicator who loves to work independently as well as collaborate with other teams.

Remuneration & Benefits

  • Competitive salaries based on up-to-date data from external benchmarking providers & reviewed annually.
  • 30 days annual leave, in addition to all UK Bank Holidays.
  • Hybrid work-from-home policy.
  • Discretionary annual performance-based bonus.
  • Private pension (10% total, up to 5% individual contribution matched by Sharkmob).
  • BUPA private Healthcare, Cigna dental cover, life insurance scheme and income protection policy.
  • £425 yearly preventative healthcare allowance.
  • Core studio hours 10:00-16:00 with 1 ‘wellness hour’ to be used per week.
  • Daily breakfasts, snacks & refreshments at the studio.
  • VISA sponsorship (individual & dependents).
  • Relocation assistance for people within & outside of the UK.
Job Category: Others
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: London

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