Tools Engineer (Diablo) - Vicarious Visions

Activision
Albany New York 12205 United States of America
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Job Title:

Tools Engineer (Diablo) - Vicarious Visions

Requisition ID:

R008204

Job Description:

Job Title: Tools Engineer

Reporting To: Lead Tools Engineer

Department: Engineering

Location: Albany, NY

Your Mission

As a Tools Engineer you will be a crucial part of the development team. You will collaborate with other tools engineers and other teams to deliver the AAA-quality workflows we use to assemble, craft, tune, troubleshoot, and support our games. Along the way, you’ll learn new tech, new techniques, and new ways of thinking about techno-creative problems.

As you work with your fellow tools engineers to balance frequently changing priorities, the core of your work will have you:

Player Profile

We’re looking for developers with strong fundamentals in software and computing, including an understanding of object-oriented design and development as well as engineering principles that promote long-lasting, adaptable, maintainable software. You will need:

Knowledge of packages like 3ds Max and Maya, and familiarity with common scripting languages such as Python are a plus, but not required.

Your Platform

As a game studio that’s been around for 3 decades, Vicarious Visions has a vibrantly colorful and prestigiously successful past of guitar-playing, pro-skating, and Wumpa fruit-hoarding. As a new member of the Blizzard family, we also have an exhilarating future ahead of us. We are more excited than ever to join in the making of Blizzard franchises that are known and treasured around the world.

Our studio, located in beautiful upstate New York, provides developers a safe, warm environment to hone their skills and become leaders of their craft. Creativity and innovation are cornerstones of our practice, and we nurture new ideas from all of our people. Crucially, we are a family of uniquely individual voices, and we have fostered a culture of diversity and inclusivity. We thrive on collaboration, respect, and fun. Join us!

Vicarious Visions is wholly owned by Activision Blizzard. To learn more about our studio, please visit us at www.vvisions.com and @VvisionsStudio on Twitter.

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology, and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty ®, World of Warcraft® , Overwatch ®, Diablo ®, Candy Crush ™ and Bubble Witch ™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional, and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Vicarious Visions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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