Software Engineer, Tools



Crystal Dynamics, a part of the Square Enix family and the studio behind the award-winning Tomb Raider game franchise as well as Marvel's Avengers, is constantly on the hunt to add even more top-tier gaming talent to our family. We pride ourselves on attracting and developing the best of the best to craft the most exciting projects in gaming. Our 25-plus years of development experience, as well as our studio members’ combined AAA game industry pedigree, has established us as one of the premier studios in the world today.

Position Summary

The Tools Engineer role will involve designing, implementing, and maintaining asset pipelines, workflows and tools technologies across multiple projects and platforms from content creation through to the game engine. Benefits for this full-time position include a competitive salary, 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance options and plenty of days of paid time-off.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the tools and editors related to internal game asset pipelines.
  • Develop and maintain DCC pipeline tools
  • Work within the Tools team on a wide range of areas in an established codebase, including our asset pipelines and game tools.
  • Work within a schedule to deliver features and fixes effectively to deadlines
  • Improve and maintain existing tools, workflows, and user experience for the development team
  • Implement features to specification defined by the Technical Lead/Principal Engineer.

Position Requirements

  • At least 2 years of experience building or maintaining large scale/complex game development tools
  • Strong skills in C# and C++
  • Expertise within object-oriented analysis and design
  • A good eye for High Quality UX/UI
  • A service minded attitude and a collaborative mindset


  • Experience with desktop application frameworks like WPF, WinForm or Qt.
  • Experience implementing and maintaining an asset pipeline.
  • Shipped one or more game titles
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent.
  • A strong passion for computer games.
Crystal Dynamics is an EOE and M/F/D/V employer.