Tools Engineer

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November 10, 2021
Full Time
United States
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Treehouse Games is looking for amazing people who are excited to create games that are the best way for friends to spend time together.

We're looking for a Tools Engineer to enhance our development capacity through tooling, process and automation. An ideal candidate will effectively prioritize team needs and decide which technologies will level-up our game production.

Our goal is to build a supportive team of strong communicators and area specialists that love to collaborate across discipline lines to create exciting experiences for friends to enjoy together. We are committed to remote working and already have team members across North America.


  • Work directly with designers, artists, and programmers to plan and build new tools and workflows that will increase content creation capacity and production health.
  • Become an expert on specific pipelines within our development environment.
  • Build and maintain existing and new infrastructure that supports development workflows, such as build and test automation.
  • Document tools and educate developers on how to create and modify content effectively.

Who You Are

  • Proficient at working in a fully remote team environment. We balance synchronous and asynchronous communication across multiple time zones to get things done.
  • Proactive at identifying areas of need and independently acting on it. We're a small team and the impact of each person is huge!
  • Considerate with feedback in both directions. We work to always receive feedback gracefully, deliver feedback constructively, and have discussions and disagreements respectfully.
  • Persistent at maintaining a healthy perspective about the larger game we’re building together. We do the extra work to value every team member's point of view and we’re looking for fresh perspectives, especially of those from diverse backgrounds.
  • Excited to work on co-operative games with a focus on fun experiences with friends. We're making games we want to play!


  • Online availability during our core hours of 11am to 4pm PST.
  • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • 4+ years experience working in the games industry.
  • Demonstrated contributions to tools development for at least one game through it's production life cycle.
  • A track record of enhancing the development experience of Unreal Engine 4-related technologies (eg. Editor, UMG, Slate, Blueprints, etc.)
  • Confident familiarity with common game development tools (e.g. Blender, Perforce, Jenkins, etc.).
  • Knowledge of software design practices for developing composite applications using a modular architecture.
  • Experience with scripting languages, such as Python.


  • Competitive salary
  • Company sharing in the form of equity options
  • Benefits (Health, Vision, Dental, Life)
  • Relocation assistance available
  • Flexible work hours and vacation policy
  • Fully remote

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About Treehouse Games

We’re a development studio focused on building collaborative games for a growing, global audience of players who use games as their favorite way to hang out together. Based in Los Angeles, Treehouse is venture-backed and built by industry veterans - half of the team comes from gaming powerhouses including Microsoft, Riot Games and the original DotA mod, and half comes from successful indie startups like Sirvo Studios and Industrial Toys.

We named our studio “Treehouse” because the world needs games that create an inviting hangout space where players spend time with their friends. We focus on the player impact we create through our work, we value feedback from players, and we believe the best teams are built on a culture of trust and respect.

Treehouse is making cooperative experiences that are all about quality time spent with friends. Games that do this well today see amazing engagement among audiences all around the world - we’re looking for diverse candidates with unique backgrounds to bring these and other meaningful perspectives to our team.

If you’re passionate about cooperative games and finding quality time with friends, we hope you’ll on the adventure.

We're currently hiring across art, design, marketing, operations, programming, and QA. You can view (and share) all of our openings here.

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