Tools Programmer

Lucid Games Ltd are looking for a Tools Programmer who is passionate about working in a cross-discipline team environment to develop and maintain tools which improve the overall pipeline, they want someone to join their growing team to work on an exciting new project.


  • Design, create, document, maintain and improve tools for all disciplines.
  • Work closely with the entire development team cross discipline to create & maintain tools which improve the overall pipeline
  • Work to continuously improve the user experience and performance of our in house tools.
  • Creating easy-to-use tools which allow for seamless and quick iteration of titles
  • Maintaining the tool sets and fixing bugs.

Required Experience

  • Demonstrable skill with at least one high level programming language (preferably C++/C#)
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills to collaborate with development teams
  • Knowledge and experience using other scripting or programming languages such as Python, Perl, Powershell etc.
  • Excellent problem solving and code optimisation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills to collaborate with development teams

Desired Experience

  • Several years experience working in the games industry
  • Working with source control software such as Perforce
  • A working knowledge and  familiarity with Jenkins and JIRA.
  • Unreal Engine 4 development experience.
  • Experience working with a title through its entire life cycle to release.


  • Flexible hours – Lucid understand how important it is that we are all able to maintain a healthy work/life balance so Lucid support flexible working, around our core hours of 10am to 4pm.
  • Health care – Lucid provide you with private health care insurance for you, your partner and your children.
  • Parental leave – Lucid offer a generous maternity & paternity leave above the statutory allowance.
  • Independent Liverpool – All staff receive an Independent Liverpool Card for discounts in the area.
  • Free parking – All staff have access to a free parking permit
  • Social events – Lucid organise our own annual Christmas and Summer Parties as well as other get togethers around the rest of the year.
  • Competitive Salary – Lucid offer great wages for the skills and personality you would bring to the team.
  • Holidays – Lucid offer 25 days of holidays plus all national bank holidays. They also increase your allowance after five years of working with us up to a maximum of 35 days.
  • Dental care – Lucid also have private Dental Care Insurance, which you and your partner could benefit from.
  • Referral bonuses – If you refer a friend for one of our open job roles, you can earn a bonus if they’re hired and pass probation.
  • City bikes – You can use Liverpool City Bikes at our expense at any time you like while being part of the company.
  • Life assurance policy – Lucid provide Life Assurance Policy to all staff members with a lump sum of 4 x annual salary.
  • Pension scheme – Lucid provide access to a group company pension scheme and they contribute by 3% of your annual salary. They have also elected to top up your pot with our employer national insurance savings.
  • Charity events – Lucid organise and take part of various charity events to support organisations like Special Effects and other charities.
  • Cycle to work – Lucid take part in the government Cycle to work scheme, which offers tax incentives to encourage employees to cycle to work.


If you think you meet the requirements and are interested in working with the team then send your CV and a demo reel to

If you have demonstrable examples of the tools you have created, please include links to any which you would like to show us.

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