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Deck Nine Games

Westminster, Colorado - United States
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Tools Programmer


Deck Nine Games is looking to hire a talented Senior or Lead Tools Programmer to help build out our tools and pipeline for our Studio.

Located near Boulder, Colorado, Deck Nine Games is a BAFTA and VGA nominated developer of narrative adventure games. Always innovating, we're growing and are seeking highly qualified programmers to join our amazing team.

Our programmers work with all disciplines across the studio and are a key component to our games.

Currently the studio is remote, waiting until it is safe to return to the office. For this position we would consider both onsite and fully remote applicants.


  • Work closely with the Technology Director, CTO, and Mocap and Content teams to increase the efficiency and quality of our pipelines and games
  • Help our devs work faster, smarter, and deliver better content
  • Identify pipeline problems and brainstorm solutions
  • Help lead a small Tools and Pipeline team in their efforts

Requirements & Skills:

  • Senior-level experience in the console/PC industry
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Math, or equivalent
  • Desire to help content teams work faster and more efficiently
  • Strong knowledge of C++ programming language
  • Experience with the QT framework
  • Tool architecture experience
  • Be a driven, motivated personality that wants to make great tools


  • Unreal 4 experience
  • Mocap pipeline and process experience
  • WPF and C# experience
  • AAA games pipeline experience


  • Salary Range $70k-$150k depending on experience
  • Unlimited Vacation Time and paid Parental Leave
  • Health insurance for you and your family at a low cost to you
  • Dental and Vision insurance for you and your family at NO cost to you
  • Life and Disability benefits at NO cost to you
  • Optional Flexible Spending Account (including Healthcare and Limited Purpose), Dependent Care Account, and Health Savings Account available
  • Optional Supplemental Health and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with an Employer Match
  • Growth opportunities for your career

About Deck Nine

Deck Nine Games is an independent game developer dedicated to crafting interactive story games that inspire, transform, and entertain players. Our passion is storytelling games.

Our first narrative game, Life is Strange: Before the Storm is loved by fans and has won multiple awards, including Game of Year and was nominated for both a VGA and a BAFTA. The studio is 100+ people and is in sunny Westminster, Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountains. We hope to share more information about our next title with Square Enix as soon as we can.

We’re looking for talented and self-motivated people to join us as we aim to rise to the top of the storytelling game studios. If this sounds appealing to you, please apply!

As the crafters of stories that encompass the full breadth of life’s experiences, Deck Nine is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and multicultural team in which people from all walks of life feel inspired to do their best work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and believe deeply in the creativity and strength built from diversity of race, religion, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, nationality, and the many other qualities that make us different.

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