Welcome to Timbre!

We are Timbre Games (part of the Sumo Digital Group), a new studio in Vancouver, Canada focused on making exciting, innovative game experiences. Timbre’s vision is to change the games industry through the original games we make, as well as how we make them. We’re building an inclusive, supportive culture that allows us to explore fresh, new (and sometimes weird) ideas. We’re searching for more visionary explorers to join our team of diverse voices, coming together to develop games that are accessible to a wide audience.

If you’re thinking about your next adventure, send us your resume to talk to our team about how you can add your voice to the games we’re working on.

Engineering at Timbre Games

An Engineer at Timbre games will focus on creative, innovative and technically sound work. Our engineering team is fully integrated with all areas of game development and collaborates both technically and creatively. Our studio focuses on Unreal Engine 5, pushing everything we do towards technical excellence. We are lifelong learners, leaning on both internal expertise and external inspiration to continue our path of growth and development. We have a keen eye for best practices and elegant code, and ensure knowledge sharing, and mentoring are a priority.

As a Software Engineer – Unreal Tools, you’ll impact our team by working closely with engineering, animation, and design to create tools that automate workflows that improve and optimize our work. By empowering the team with powerful and user-friendly tools, your role not only elevates the technical capabilities of the project but also enhances the overall creative potential of the studio.

Please note that for this role, we welcome applications from both intermediate- and senior-level candidates, offering a dynamic and supportive environment where diverse experiences and skill sets are valued and nurtured.

As a Software Engineer – Unreal Tools at Timbre, you will:

  • Collaborate with team members of various disciplines, including art, design, and programming teams, to review proposed features and develop those features from prototyping to production
  • Create and deploy tools to streamline processes, ensure pipeline automation and optimization, and improve the overall efficiency of content creation
  • Write beautiful C++ code that is clean, clear, performant and aligns to coding best practices
  • Regularly test tool functionalities to ensure reliability and efficiency. Address and resolve bugs and performance issues to maintain high standards of tool quality
  • Support our studio culture and values by transferring knowledge on best practices and learnings

What you Bring:

  • Demonstrated experience in designing, building, and maintaining custom tools within the Unreal Engine environment using Python, Blueprints, Editor Utility Widgets, C++ or Slate, tailored for both technical and non-technical users
  • A track record building and deploying reusable tools across multiple projects
  • Commitment to staying current with the latest technologies and best practices in game development and Unreal Engine advancements

$84,000 – $180,000 a year

The compensation range reflects the minimum and maximum base annual salaries specific to candidates residing in Vancouver, BC. As Timbre hires candidates across Canada, additional salary factors will be considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to job-related skills, experience, relevant training or education, and location.

Please note that for this role, the displayed salary range may encompass different levels within our organization. We believe in fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce, and as such, we welcome candidates with varying levels of experience and expertise. Rest assured, our goal is to ensure fair compensation based on individual qualifications.

What you’ll gain:

Timbre aims to foster a workplace environment that empowers our team to do their best creative work. Below are a list of some of the benefits we offer to ensure you reach your full potential. As we continue to grow, we are co-creating more values-driven benefits to support our team.

  • Competitive salary & comprehensive health benefits, including extended health, dental, vision, life and AD&D insurance, short / long-term disability, 24/7 counselling through an employee assistance program and a health spending account available to you from your first day
  • Annual bonus & up to 5% RRSP matching available to you from your first day
  • Flexible paid time off, plus holiday closure between Christmas and New Years, as well as National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
  • Work with us in Vancouver or remotely across Canada, utilizing our $500 work from home allowance
  • 1 year gaming subscription and weekly gaming days
  • My Pathway – a Career Development Program to provide a clear path for you to grow at Timbre
  • 8 learning days per year and unlimited access to Udemy online courses
  • A values driven culture with direct access to leadership

Timbre’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Timbre Games is located in beautiful Vancouver, BC, Canada and on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. Although our roots are in Vancouver, we work with a remote, distributed team across Canada. If you are interested in an opportunity at Timbre Games but are not presently residing in Canada, please note that we may be able to offer assistance in immigrating / relocating under the right conditions.

Timbre Games is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran’s status (including protected veterans, as may be required by federal law), sexual orientation or any other category protected by law. We celebrate all backgrounds and attributes that make us unique and amazing – in this world and the ones we create!

At Timbre, we try to be mindful and not set unrealistic requirement expectations in order to apply. If you don’t tick all of the boxes of the role that you’re excited about, we encourage you to send your resume to our General Application inbox on , or, to stay in touch with our newest openings.

Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

If what we’ve shared above resonates with you, connect with us today!

Tagged as: Automation, Content Creation, Design, Prototyping, Python, Reliability, Unreal Engine, Unreal Tools, Visionary, Workflows

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