Konami Japan is currently looking for a Senior Tools Programmer to join our FOX ENGINE development team. Inviting Worldwide Technology Director Julien Merceron and pursuing an innovative game development process on its globally recognised game titles including the Metal Gear Solid series and the Pro-Evolution Soccer franchise, we have established a new team working on the FOX ENGINE and now welcome experienced programmers with an excellent technical background.
As a Senior Tools Programmer, you will be building and improving tools to support our game engine in a top level of team with highly talented developers. This will be a core technology development job, which would deliver influential outcomes on multiple AAA titles in various genres, so you are expected to not only maintain current game code but creating new tools and provide a better asset pipeline to push the boundary.
- Over 6 years of professional experience in creating Tools for Current Gen and New Gen
- Proficient knowledge of C/C++, C#; CLI, Python, WPF knowledge is a plus
- Has the passion to provide great Pipelines and Workflows to Content Creators
- Outstanding 'interface design' and 'realtime editing' optimisation programming skills
- Knowledge of acclaimed Current Gen / New Gen / Mobile Game Tools is a plus
- Is proficient with "Test Driven Development"
- Has participated in shipping Hit Games
- Possesses verbal and written communication skills in English or Japanese
- Professional experience in creating Game Creation Tools and supporting Pipeline optimisation efforts
- Location: Tokyo, Japan
- Position type: Starting with a two-year contract, which could be renewed or become indefinite based on your performance.
- Compensation: competitive salary+ discretionary bonus with a generous benefits package (e.g. Social Insurance including health insurance, labour insurance and pension; Defined Contribution Pension Plan allowance; Transportation allowance.)
- Relocation Support: Relocation support package including a relocation lump sum; free language lessons for a minimum of 3 months