Tools Director

Tools Programming / Full -time
With multiple awards to our name, Larian Studios has proven that we’re dedicated to delivering high-quality role-playing games. As we move on to new projects, the studio that brought you Baldur’s Gate 3 & Divinity: Original Sin 2 is looking for Tools Director to join the team and help us in crafting the high caliber games our fans have come to expect.
Tools Director


  • Direct and lead a global Tools development team.
  • Oversee the vision, design, development, and maintenance of internal tools to enhance productivity and workflow efficiency.
  • Enable team members to independently and rapidly add and iterate ideas and content for our games.
  • Collaborate closely with creative teams to understand their needs and incorporate feedback into tool development.
  • Collaborate with the Engine and Gameplay teams to create a unified proprietary engine and tool set.
  • Ensure tools are user-friendly, reliable, performant, and scalable.
  • Ensure a culture of unit testing, automation testing, and documentation is applied during development.
  • Ensure tools to meet quality and performance targets.
  • Ensure tools can be released to player-developers for game modding.
  • Hire, onboard, mentor and develop the Tools team.
  • Safeguard company assets, including source code, artwork, tools, and technical know-how.


  • 4+ years of experience in a directing or senior leadership role.
  • 8+ years of experience in creating games tools or digital creative tools.
  • Strong mentoring and coaching abilities.
  • Strong technical background with proficiency in relevant programming languages and game development practices.
  • Upper-intermediate proficiency in English.
  • Passion for making and playing great games.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

What We Offer

  • An international team of over 400 employees spread across 7 studios around the world, each of which have their own unique qualities, and maintain a small-studio feel
  • An open, collaborative environment where ideas are welcome and encouraged
  • A managerial team consisting of highly experienced game developers at the top of their fields
  • Sharing hobbies and passions with likeminded colleagues
  • Inclusive environment with many activities organized by the studios or the employees
  • Commitment to making the best game possible for the fans, including listening to community feedback