Careers

Summer 2016 Internships

Community Intern - JetPack Fighter

Alpharetta, Georgia

Contract

Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Community Intern applicants for our SPRING/SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  This will be a paid, part-time, seasonal employee. The DEADLINE to submit all application materials is Feb 29, 2016.  Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2016, with the Intern work program starting late May, 2016, ending mid-August, 2016.  (actual dates to be determined.)

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE; Tribes: Ascend; and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new  game projects!

Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside members of our JetPack Fighter & Community team, while gaining a working knowledge of all the aspects of community engagement & building.
  • Shadow and partner with experienced team members in a collaborative, creative environment.
  • Assist with coordinating and consolidating user feedback, including weekly reports and isolating key issues in the community to be brought to the development team
  • Help plan promotions, events, tournaments, etc.
  • Assist with communicating important messages out to our community.
  • Help support and manage our Convention and Trade Show activities.
  • Other departmental duties and projects as instructed.

Required:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated of - an accredited college, university, in a related field of study.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Firm knowledge base of social media tools (Twitter, Reddit, Hi-Rez’s Forums, etc).
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.

Preferred:

  • Experience or background in gaming.

Gameplay Programming Intern

Alpharetta, Georgia

Contract

Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Gameplay Programming Intern applicants for our SPRING/SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  This will be a paid, part-time, seansonal employee. The DEADLINE to submit all application materials is Feb 29, 2016.  Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2016, with the Intern work program starting late May, 2016, ending mid-August, 2016.  (actual dates to be determined.)

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE; Tribes: Ascend; and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new  game projects!

Responsibilities:

  • Shadow and partner with experienced game developers and programmers as they provide an overview of programming with the Unreal Engine.
  • Complete and assist with basic departmental tasks (such as bugs fixes, champions, cards, and development tools.) in our programming environment.
  • Shadow developers as they develop new Champions- learning the creation process.
  • Accept feedback from Executive Producer and other departmental mgmt.

Required:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated  of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Major in Computer Science, or applicable field of study.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Source Code samples appreciated
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.

Preferred:

  • Background or experience in Gaming.
  • Unreal Engine 3 coding or modding experience.
  • UI Programming in Scaleform / Flash.

Character Modeler Intern - SMITE

Alpharetta, Georgia

Contract

Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Character Modeling Intern applicants for our SPRING/SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  This will be a paid, part-time, seasonal employee. The DEADLINE to submit all application materials is Feb 29, 2016.  Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2016, with the Intern work program starting late May, 2016, ending mid-August, 2016.  (actual dates to be determined.)

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE; Tribes: Ascend; and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new  game projects!

Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside members of SMITE’s Character Art team, while gaining a working knowledge of dynamic humanoid, animal and creature character models creation.
  • Shadow and partner with experienced game developers and artists in a collaborative, creative environment.
  • Accept feedback from the Character Art Director and other art resources.
  • Other departmental duties and projects as instructed by management.

Required:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated  of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Major in applicable field of study.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.

Preferred:

  • Experience or exposure using 3dsmax, Zbrush, Photoshop, & Maya.
  • Experience within Unreal 3 is a plus.
  • Background or experience in Gaming.

Public Relations Intern

Alpharetta, Georgia

Contract

Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified “Public Relations” Intern applicants for our SPRING/SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  This will be a paid, part-time, seasonal employee. The DEADLINE to submit all application materials is Feb 29, 2016.  Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2016, with the Intern work program starting late May, 2016, ending mid-August, 2016.  (actual dates to be determined.)

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE; Tribes: Ascend; and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new  game projects!

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with incoming press requests.
  • Assist with local outreach and community events.
  • Help manage the online press kit.
  • Assist with Hi-Rez tours.
  • Support all tasks pertaining to Public Relations responsibilities.

Required:

  • Ability to travel effectively to and from the studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated  of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication and multitasking skills

Preferred:

  • Strong knowledge of all Hi-Rez games.
  • Passion for gaming.

Concept Art Intern

Alpharetta, Georgia

Contract

Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Concept Art Intern applicants for our SPRING/SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  This will be a paid, part-time, seansonal employee. The DEADLINE to submit all application materials is Feb 29, 2016.  Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2016, with the Intern work program starting late May, 2016, ending mid-August, 2016.  (actual dates to be determined.)

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE; Tribes: Ascend; and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new  game projects!

Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside members of Paladins’ Concept Art team, while exploring a wide variety of ideas for new characters character skins and weapons.
  • Shadow and partner with experienced game developers and artists in a collaborative, creative environment.
  • Assist in creating and editing concept pieces in Photoshop
  • Accept feedback from Character & Concept team and other art resources.
  • Other departmental duties and projects as instructed by management.

Required:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated  of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Major in applicable field of study.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.

Preferred:

  • Experience or exposure using 3DSmax.
  • Experience within Unreal 3 is a plus.
  • Background or experience in Gaming.

Video Production Intern

Alpharetta, Georgia

Contract

Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Video Production Intern applicants for our SPRING/SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  This will be a paid, part-time, seansonal employee. The DEADLINE to submit all application materials is Feb 29, 2016.  Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2016, with the Intern work program starting late May, 2016, ending mid-August, 2016.  (actual dates to be determined.)

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE; Tribes: Ascend; and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new  game projects!

Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside the video production team to create a variety of video segments for SMITE, Paladins, Jetpack Fighter, and Tribes Ascend.
  • Shadow and work alongside with experienced video producers in a collaborative, creative environment. 
  • Assist in every aspect of production: conceptualizing, writing, filming, and editing.
  • Accept feedback from the Video Production, Motion Graphics, and Live Production teams. 
  • Other departmental duties and projects as instructed by management.

Required:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis. 
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated of - an accredited college, university, or school of art. 
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation). 
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position. 
  • Current resume. 
  • Portfolio and/or website displaying applicable work. 
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.

Preferred:

  • Experience or exposure using Adobe Premiere, After Effects, and Photoshop. 
  • Experience with gameplay capture. 
  • Background or experience with Hi-Rez's library of games.

Environment Art Intern

Alpharetta, Georgia

Contract

Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Environment Art Intern applicants for our SPRING/SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  This will be a paid, part-time, seasonal employee. The DEADLINE to submit all application materials is Feb 29, 2016.  Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2016, with the Intern work program starting late May, 2016, ending mid-August, 2016.  (actual dates to be determined.)

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE; Paladins; Tribes: Ascend; and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new  game projects!

Responsibilities:

  • Work along side members of SMITE and Paladins’ Environment Art team, while gaining a working knowledge of asset creation and level building processes.
  • Shadow and partner with experienced game developers and artists in a collaborative, creative environment.
  • Assist in creating and editing game model assets and textures using 3DSmax, Zbrush, and Photoshop.
  • Assist in verifying that art assets are technically ready for game environment, and help improve performance.
  • Shadow and assist in level creation / editing within Unreal 3.
  • Accept feedback from Art Director and other art resources.
  • Other departmental duties and projects as instructed by management.

Required:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated  of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Major in Art, Animation, or applicable field of study.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying recent and applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.

Preferred:

  • Experience using 3DSmax, Zbrush, and Photoshop.
  • Experience within Unreal 3 is a plus.
  • Background or experience in Gaming.

Marketing Production Intern

Alpharetta, Georgia

Contract

Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Marketing Production Intern applicants for our SPRING/SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  This will be a paid, part-time, seansonal employee. The DEADLINE to submit all application materials is Feb 29, 2016.  Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2016, with the Intern work program starting late May, 2016, ending mid-August, 2016.  (actual dates to be determined.)

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE; Tribes: Ascend; and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new  game projects!

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with marketing analytics, focusing on sales campaign performance
  • Supporting the Marketing Production team in the creation of weekly and quarterly performance reports.
  • Learn, learn as much as possible.

Required:

  • A firm understanding of reporting using SQL & Excel
  • Experience leading a project (school, job or volunteer work)
  • Analytics/Statistics courses
  • Can do attitude with a desire to learn
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • Organized and detail oriented

Preferred:

  • Working knowledge of Redshift and Tableau
  • Passionate about Video Games

Character Rigging Intern

Alpharetta, Georgia

Contract

Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Character Rigging INTERN applicants for our SPRING/SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  This will be a paid, part-time, seasonal employee. The DEADLINE to submit all application materials is Feb 29, 2016.  Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2016, with the Intern work program starting late May, 2016, ending mid-August, 2016.  (actual dates to be determined.)

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE; Tribes: Ascend; and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new  game projects!

Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside members of Hi-Rez’s Rigging team, while gaining a working knowledge of asset creation and the rigging processes
  • Shadow and partner with experienced riggers in a collaborative, creative environment
  • Assist in creating and maintaining character rigs using 3dsMax
  • Develop scripting tools to benefits various departments of the pipeline
  • Accept feedback from Rigging Director and other art resources
  • Other departmental duties and projects as instructed by management

Required:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated  of - an accredited college, university, or school of art
  • Major in Technical Art,  Animation or applicable field of study
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation)
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position
  • Current resume
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player

Preferred:

  • Experience or exposure using 3DSmax and MAXScript
  • Experience with bipedal, quadruped, or robotic / mechanical characters
  • Experience within Unreal 3 is a plus
  • Background or experience in Gaming

Art Intern - JetPack Fighter

Alpharetta, Georgia

Contract

Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Mobile Art Intern applicants for our SPRING/SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  This will be a paid, part-time, seansonal employee. The DEADLINE to submit all application materials is Feb 29, 2016.  Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2016, with the Intern work program starting late May, 2016, ending mid-August, 2015.  (actual dates to be determined.)

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE; Tribes: Ascend; and Global Agenda on our first Mobile game, JetPack Fighter!

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with a small team on art for JetPack Fighter!
  • Shadow an art lead, who will assign tasks and give direction and feedback on work produced.
  • Ability to work in a creative environment and accept and adapt to feedback from team lead, art lead, and fellow artists.
  • Focus would be on either 2D art (FX, Concept, or UI / UX) or 3D art (Environments, Character Art, Animation).
  • Other departmental duties and projects as instructed by management.

Required:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated  of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Major in Art, Animation, or applicable field of study.
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Online Portfolio showing best selections of current work and process (can be 2D or 3D focused).
  • Good work ethic. Strong portfolio and GPA >3.0 required (include proof/transcript).
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills.  Able to work with a team, within specific constraints and receive constructive feedback.

Preferred:

  • Experience working with game engines (Unity 3D or Unreal Engine 3/4 preferred).
  • Experience with Photoshop and/or 3DS Max, Maya, ZBrush.
  • Background in gaming and experience playing mobile games.
  • Understanding of working within performance requirements and building functional art for games.

Character/Weapons Modeling Intern - Paladins

Alpharetta, Georgia

Contract

Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Character/Weapons Modeling Intern applicants for our SPRING/SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  This will be a paid, part-time, seansonal employee. The DEADLINE to submit all application materials is Feb 29, 2016.  Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2016, with the Intern work program starting late May, 2016, ending mid-August, 2015.  (actual dates to be determined.)

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE; Tribes: Ascend; and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new  game projects!

Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside members of Paladins’ Character/Weapons Art team, while gaining a working knowledge of dynamic humanoid, animal, creature character models, & functional yet visually appealing weapon/hardsurface models creation.
  • Shadow and partner with experienced game developers and artists in a collaborative, creative environment.
  • Accept feedback from the Character Art Director and other art resources.
  • Other departmental duties and projects as instructed by management.

Required:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated  of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Major in applicable field of study.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.

Preferred:

  • Experience or exposure using 3dsmax, Zbrush, Photoshop, & Maya.
  • Experience within Unreal 3 is a plus.
  • Background or experience in Gaming.

eSports Production Intern

Alpharetta, Georgia

Contract

Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified eSports Production Intern applicants for our SPRING/SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  This will be a paid, part-time, seasonal employee. The DEADLINE to submit all application materials is Feb 28, 2016.  Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2016, with the Intern work program starting late May, 2016, ending mid-August, 2016.  (actual dates to be determined.)

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE; Tribes: Ascend; and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new  game projects!

Responsibilities:

 

  • Wrap cables
  • Use cameras during live shows
  • Help edit videos
  • Record replays
  • Learn about production equipment and help where needed during live shows
  • Set lighting up
  • Prep for events
  • Edit graphics
  • Assist the production department where needed

 

Required:

 

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated  of - an accredited college, university, or school of art
  • Major in Video or applicable field of study
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation)
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position
  • Current resume
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work
  • Good communication skills, and a team player

 

Preferred:

  • Background or experience in Gaming

 

Quality Assurance Intern

Alpharetta, Georgia

Contract

Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified QA INTERN applicants for our SPRING/SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  This will be a paid, part-time, seansonal employee. The DEADLINE to submit all application materials is Feb 29, 2016.  Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2016, with the Intern work program starting late May, 2016, ending mid-August, 2015.  (actual dates to be determined.)

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE; Tribes: Ascend; and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new  game projects!

Responsibilites:

  • Assist in game testing in UE3 or Unity.
  • Assist in data collection - may include analytics from the game, or notes during play tests.
  • Assist in community moderation - possibilities for moderation help for outside play testers / forums.
  • Assist in running internal / external play tests.
  • Assist with issue tracking.
  • Accept feedback from management.
  • Perform other departmental duties and projects as instructed by management.

Required:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated  of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Major in applicable field of study.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Cover Letter.
  • Current resume.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.

Preferred:

  • Background or experience in Gaming.

Web Development Intern

Alpharetta, Georgia

Contract

Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Web Development Intern applicants for our SPRING/SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  This will be a paid, part-time, seasonal employee. The DEADLINE to submit all application materials is Feb 29, 2016.  Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2016, with the Intern work program starting late May, 2016, ending mid-August, 2016.  (actual dates to be determined.)

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE; Tribes: Ascend; and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new  game projects!

Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside members of Hi-Rez’s Web Development team, while gaining a working knowledge of development, revision testing, and launching of web applications.
  • Shadow and partner with experienced web developers in a collaborative, creative environment.
  • Assist in creating and soft launching designs created by our Marketing Arts Team.
  • Accept feedback from Web Quality Assurance and make revisions as needed.
  • Other departmental duties and projects as instructed.

Required:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Experience working with basic web languages (HTML, CSS, JavaScript).
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying recent and applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.

Preferred:

  • Experience or exposure using WordPress and/or a similar CMS.
  • Knowledge of jQuery and latest libraries a plus.
  • Knowledge of current web techniques including responsive design.
  • Background or experience in Gaming.
  • Experience with developing web platforms from the ground up.

User Interface

UI/UX Designer

Alpharetta, Georgia

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced UI/UX Designer to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new game projects!

We are looking for an exceptional User Interface Artist who wants be a part of a close-knit and fast-paced development team. This person will work directly with the director, programmers, and designers to create groundbreaking user interface designs with our game. We are interested in experienced candidates with high levels of creative energy and passion for creating amazing artwork.

What a UI/UX designer does:

  • Guide the visual and interactive evolution of the product across multiple platforms.
  • Translate complex ideas into elegant, intuitive designs
  • Assist with requirements gathering and functional specification creation.

  • Participate in planning, estimating and scheduling activities.

  • Maintain and grow our library of standard graphical elements
  • Analyze current screens for UI improvement opportunities
  • Keep up to date on current design practices and share with the team
  • Mentor and share knowledge with other technical and non-technical staff.

Who we are looking for:

  • Extensive experience designing beautiful, engaging user experiences for desktop, & web.
  • 2+ years of experience creating UI for games
  • At least 2 shipped titles
  • Familiarity with usability and HCI principles.
  • Ability to visualize, own, and execute the creation of an experience from initial conception to collaborating with engineers on implementation.
  • Ability to create process flow diagrams, wireframes, and final mockups
  • Ability to deliver solid designs on a tight deadline.
  • Must be capable of rendering gorgeous visuals – anything ranging from content layout to form elements and textures.
  • Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop in particular).
  • Expert eye for detail and consistency; no detail is too small or insignificant.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently.
  • Excellent collaborative & communication skills.

Art

Associate FX Artist

Alpharetta, Georgia

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a talented Associate FX Artist to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on SMITE.

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new  game projects!

At Hi-Rez, you will have an opportunity to be part of an innovative environment that embraces new and different ideas. We are a passionate and enthusiastic bunch who love video games. We have incredibly talented individuals who are empowered to create, & challenged to learn. All of this means more opportunities for you to unleash your energy, collaboration, and dedication.

What our Associate FX Artist do:

  • Develop innovative, complex and visually stunning particle and shader effects within the defined visual style.
  • Creating assets such as textures, models and shaders relevant to visual effects art
  • Propose, present and create visually unique elements that support the needs of design.
  • Work closely with our artists, animators, designers and programmers to implement effects.
  • Provide creative input specific to assigned tasks
  • Correctly implement effects configuration using proprietary technical tools.

Who we are looking for:

  • Portfolio materials must demonstrate a strong understanding of particle effects technology, techniques, and implementation In a near current gen game engine.
  • Strong technical knowledge of effects generation using Unreal Cascade (or a comparable engine).
  • Candidates must show an aptitude for learning new/proprietary systems quickly.
  • Experience with 3D Studio Max and Photoshop.
  • Must have the ability to quickly conceptualize, present and execute ideas.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organization skills.
  • Excellent sense of scale, timing, detail, form, texture and color.
  • Must have the drive to conquer technical challenges.
  • Must be able to handle an ever changing environment and tasks with positivity & excitement.

Weapon/Hardsurface Modeler

Alpharetta, Georgia

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is excited to be hiring a passionate Weapons/Hardsurface Modeler to work on Paladins, at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  

At Hi-Rez, you will have an opportunity to be part of an innovative environment that embraces new and different ideas. We are a passionate and enthusiastic bunch who love video games. We have incredibly talented individuals who are empowered to create, & challenged to learn. All of this means more opportunities for you to unleash your ingenuity, energy, collaboration, and dedication.

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE,  Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

What our Weapon/Hardsurface Modelers do:

  • Create fully functional and visually appealing weapon/hardsurface models
  • Work within defined technical constraints
  • Closely follow art and design concepts to meet the established art style
  • Contribute to the creative process through original ideas and inspiration
  • Participate in critiquing your work and the work of other artists
  • Excellent work ethic, self-motivation, and ability to take constructive feedback  

Who we are looking for:

  • Proficiency with industry software tools & pipelines (3dsmax, Zbrush, Photoshop, Maya, etc.)
  • In depth knowledge of weapon/hardsurface modeling as related to game development
  • Excellent sculpting skills in Zbrush
  • Excellent Hard Surface modeling skills
  • Strong understanding of workflows and techniques in regards to first person weapons
  • Strong grasp of form, scale and proportion
  • A keen eye for design in regards to weapons and hard surface elements
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate with multiple teams
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Even better candidates:

  • Concept art and 2D skills
  • 2+ years using 3DSMax for modeling
  • Strong organizational and file management skills
  • Basic level animation skills for roughing out designs
  • Other related programs such as Quixel Suite and Substance Designer

Concept Artist

Alpharetta, Georgia

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced Concept Artist to join our Paladins team, and work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new  game projects!

At Hi-Rez, you will have an opportunity to be part of an innovative environment that embraces new and different ideas. We are a passionate and enthusiastic bunch who love video games. We have incredibly talented individuals who are empowered to create, & challenged to learn. All of this means more opportunities for you to unleash your energy, collaboration, and dedication.

What our Concept Artist do:

  • Explore a wide variety of ideas for new characters and character skins.
  • Create detailed and polished final illustrations as requested.
  • Create artwork for both reference use by the Art team, and for promotional and marketing purposes.
  • Follow Art Direction to maintain visual style of the game, and create designs that stay within technical constraints.
  • Participate in critiquing your work and the work of other artists.

Who we are looking for:

  • 3+ years of experience creating concept artwork for games, film or animation.
  • Portfolio demonstrating exceptional character designs.
  • Strong grasp of composition, color theory, value, form, scale, shape language, and silhouette.
  • Strong knowledge of human and animal anatomy and proportions.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate with multiple teams.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.  Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Proficient with Photoshop for asset creation.
  • Comfortable receiving constructive criticism and making artistic adjustments.
  • Excellent work ethic, self-motivation, and ability to take constructive feedback.
  • A passion for creating and playing video games.

Preferred candidates have:

  • Degree or formal art education in illustration or traditional painting.
  • Experience with Unreal 3 engine.
  • AAA game development experience.
  • Experience with 3D software packages a plus.

Senior Character Rigger

Alpharetta, Georgia

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced Senior Character Rigger to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  

At Hi-Rez, you will have an opportunity to be part of an innovative environment that embraces new and different ideas. We are a passionate and enthusiastic bunch who love video games. We have incredibly talented individuals who are empowered to create, & challenged to learn. All of this means more opportunities for you to unleash your ingenuity, energy, collaboration, and dedication.

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE,  Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

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What our Character Riggers do:

  • Work closely with modeling and animation teams to create optimized rigs that fully address the needs of the character’s functionality.
  • Weight characters in an efficient manner while maintaining a high degree of visual and deformation fidelity.
  • Create tools that streamline the character creation workflow throughout the entire pipeline.
  • Maintain character hierarchical standards and protocols.
  • Ability to troubleshoot pre-existing character rig setups / scripts.

Who we are looking for:

  • Advanced knowledge of 3ds Max.
  • Past experience with various rig setups, including bipedal, quadruped, and complex robotic / mechanical characters.
  • Strong understanding of MAXScript, scripted controllers and expressions.
  • In-depth knowledge of FK/IK systems.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate with multiple teams.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • 3-5 years experience with character rigging / skinning in a production environment.

Even better candidates:

  • Unreal 3 Engine experience
  • Previous experience leading a small team of riggers.

VP of Art

Alpharetta, Georgia

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is seeking an exceptionally skilled and inspirational VP of Art to elevate the studio’s games to a world class level.

Work alongside a team of the eager & skilled artists, engineers and designers and enjoy the support of a company whose culture is centered on iterative game development.

The ideal candidate possesses inspiring artistic vision, outstanding communications skills, strong leadership experience, and a proven track record of shipping AAA products in an art director role. Experience in modeling and texturing assets for a diverse visual range of environments and a solid grasp of form, color, and light for both 2D and 3D art assets are also essential.

You must be experienced at mentoring teams, able to create and maintain a collaborative environment for artists who are passionate about making games, be skilled in one or more areas of art creation (illustration, modeling, texturing, animation, or concept art), and well-versed in related tools (3DS Max, Photoshop, etc.).

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Own, articulate, and evangelize visual direction.
  • Lead, inspire, and mentor artists and art leads.
  • Direct multiple art disciplines to achieve incredible results.
  • Create concept paintings, models, textures, and other benchmark assets that inspire others.
  • Work closely with game design to ensure art supports a gameplay-first player experience.
  • Foster and maintain effective relationships inside and outside the art department.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in crafting video game art
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a lead artist or art director
  • Incredible communications and interpersonal skills
  • Able to manage a large art staff of varying skills and specialties
  • Strong illustration and / or  concept art skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency with popular 2D and 3D applications, such as Maya, 3DS Max, Adobe Photoshop, Painter, etc.
  • Solid knowledge of current and next-gen art techniques as well as fundamental art principles
  • Able to motivate artists and collaborate well with other developers in a team environment.

** Only applications with portfolios will be considered.

Character Technical Artist

Alpharetta, Georgia

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is excited to be hiring a passionate Character Technical Artist to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Please note that this position is NOT a Character Rigger/Character TD position- this specific opening is for a Technical Artist focused on post-3D software Technical art, dealing heavily with Unreal Engine 3 character set ups and articulation, and interfacing with programmers and animators to help shape the stage when character art and animation gets implemented into the game environment.

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new  game projects!

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What our Tech Artist do: 

  • Export Character Models and Animations from 3Ds Max and import them into Unreal
  • Create and maintain Animation Trees in Unreal Engine 3 based on Designers, Programmers and Animation requirements
  • Create and Maintain Animation Set, Character Models, and Physics Assets.
  • Create and Maintain database entries for character and character related assets.
  • Ability to troubleshoot per-existing Animation Trees
  • Work along with the QA team to find and fix bugs.

Who we are looking for:

  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate with multiple teams.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Problem solver
  • Self-motivated worker
  • Well Organized, and able to Multitask
  • Passion for games. Strong work ethic.

Even better candidates:

  • Strong Knowledge of 3ds Max.
  • Understanding of Character Animation and Character Rigging
  • Unreal 3 Engine Experience

Design

Associate Level Designer

Alpharetta, Georgia

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is looking for an Associate 3D Level Designers to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Tribes: Ascend and Global Agenda as we enhance and expand our online action games.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement 3D levels using Unreal Engine 3
  • Create compelling and competitive layouts appropriate for Online Multiplayer game
  • Set-dressing using Environment Art assets

Required:

  • Portfolio demonstrating multiplayer level design using Unreal Engine 3
  • Thrives upon change. Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Comfortable receiving constructive criticism and making artistic adjustments
  • Passion for games. 
  • Strong work ethic.

Preferred:

  • AAA game development experience (shipped title)

Community

German Community Specialist

Brighton, England

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced, video game centric German Community specialist to work at our studio in Brighton, UK.  

At Hi-Rez, you will have an opportunity to be part of an innovative environment that embraces new and different ideas. We are a passionate and enthusiastic bunch who love video games. We have incredibly talented individuals who are empowered to create, & challenged to learn. All of this means more opportunities for you to unleash your ingenuity, energy, collaboration, and dedication.

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE,  Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

What our Community Specialists do:

  • Help coordinate and consolidate user feedback, including weekly reports and isolating key issues in the community to be brought to the development team
  • Communicate important messages out to our community.
  • Find and cultivate important community members and community activities, and help support these efforts to grow a healthy and vibrant game community.
  • Plan promotions, events, tournaments, etc.
  • Help support and manage our Convention and Trade Show activities.
  • Generally serve as a lead advocate inside of Hi-Rez for the Gaming Community.

Who we are looking for:

  • Proven experience building and supporting a gaming community, either professionally or as a "passion."
  • Great communication skills - both written and verbal.
  • Proven skills with social media (YouTube, Twitter, FaceBook and/or other related.)
  • Team-oriented, but self-motivated.
  • Thrives upon change. Comfortable working inside a dynamic work environment.
  • Passion for games.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Problem solver.

Preferred candidates have:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of Paladins or other Hi-Rez Studios’ games & their communities.
  • Proven experience within both Console and P.C. communities.

French Community Specialist

Brighton, England

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced, video game centric French Community specialist to work across the Hi-Rez Studios Games but focusing on Smite and Paladins, at our studio in Brighton, UK.  

At Hi-Rez, you will have an opportunity to be part of an innovative environment that embraces new and different ideas. We are a passionate and enthusiastic bunch who love video games. We have incredibly talented individuals who are empowered to create, & challenged to learn. All of this means more opportunities for you to unleash your ingenuity, energy, collaboration, and dedication.

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE,  Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

What our Community Specialists do:

  • Help coordinate and consolidate user feedback, including weekly reports and isolating key issues in the community to be brought to the development team
  • Communicate important messages out to our community.
  • Find and cultivate important community members and community activities, and help support these efforts to grow a healthy and vibrant game community.
  • Plan promotions, events, tournaments, etc.
  • Help support and manage our Convention and Trade Show activities.
  • Generally serve as a lead advocate inside of Hi-Rez for the Gaming Community.

Who we are looking for:

  • Proven experience building and supporting a gaming community, either professionally or as a "passion."
  • Great communication skills - both written and verbal.
  • Proven skills with social media (YouTube, Twitter, FaceBook and/or other related.)
  • Team-oriented, but self-motivated.
  • Thrives upon change. Comfortable working inside a dynamic work environment.
  • Passion for games.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Problem solver.

Preferred candidates have:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of Paladins or other Hi-Rez Studios’ games & their communities.
  • Proven experience within both Console and P.C. communities.

Customer Support

Associate Customer Support Representative

Alpharetta, Georgia

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is immediately hiring qualified Regional Associate Customer Support Representative to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Paladins, Jetpack Fighter, Tribes: Ascend and Global Agenda as we grow our online communities. We are looking for candidates for our day shift (10am-6pm).

Responsibilities:

Provide first line online support for Hi-Rez customers of the game SMITE, and possibly other Hi-Rez created games!

Required:

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • High level of customer service skills
  • Testing and organization skills
  • Team-oriented but self-motivated
  • Strong working knowledge of current generation consoles
  • Passion for games
  • Strong work ethic
  • Problem solver

Preferred:

  • Customer service experience
  • Technical support experience
  • Quality assurance/testing experience

Marketing

Senior Marketing Artist

Alpharetta, Georgia

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is looking for a video game-loving Senior Marketing Artist to work on our Marketing team at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  

As the newest member of our growing band of elite marketing warriors, you will be part-creative, part-leader, and--most importantly--an all around art ninja. You know how to get things done in a collaborative work environment, are super proactive, and you're ready to help us bring SMITE and Paladins to an internet full of demanding and passionate gamers. You have a deep knowledge of marketing both print and online. You keep up on the latest design trends and implement your own unique take on it. You can digitally paint well (both anatomy and scenes). You can easily and rapidly edit a complex photoshop illustration file from one of our illustrators to suit whatever design you come up with. You live to work over a new Cintiq.

What our Senior Marketing Artist do:

  • Work closely with marketing and game production to design effective and creative art pieces for online advertising, game websites, print promotional work, etc.
  • Create visual designs using our existing branding standards including layout, visual concept and typography
  • Create web graphics for social media and online promotions

Who we are looking for:

  • Extensive working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Good communication and problem-solving skills
  • Have a proactive work ethic, coming up with solutions to problems you may not have been tasked with
  • Desire to learn new skills to help augment the team
  • Should be able to mentor junior team members
  • Web site design skills (coding not necessary)
  • Solid illustration ability (Photoshop and vector)
  • Ability to work quickly and precisely in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Work closely with art directors to achieve professionally produced layouts, print and presentation materials
  • Maintain production, design and process standards of the highest quality
  • As appropriate, recommend and implement solutions to improve production values, process flow, quality standards and team efficiency

Preferred candidates have:

  • Experience designing promotional materials such as t-shirts and other physical products
  • Understands time management and the use of correct resources
  • Able to work core hours 9:30-6

Engineering

Gameplay Programmer

Alpharetta, Georgia

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is immediately hiring a Gameplay Programmer to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE,  Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda; as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

What our Gameplay Programmers do:

  • Design and architect new game enhancements and defects fixes using Unreal Engine 3
  • Design and architect other client or server systems as required
  • Test and refine systems throughout the development cycle of the project
  • Work closely with design and art disciplines in the development of products
  • Write clear, maintainable, portable code
  • Participate in code and architecture reviews

Who we are looking for:

  • Exceptional C/C++ design and programming skills.
  • Background in math including Linear Algebra.
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Computer Science or similar discipline (Math, Physics, CE or EE) or equivalent experience thru professional game development, indie projects, or mods.
  • Gameplay programming experience.
  • Team-oriented but self-motivated.
  • Thrives upon change. Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Passion for games. Strong work ethic.
  • Problem solver.

Preferred candidate has:

  • Experience with Unreal engine. Familiar with unrealscript, class struction of unreal, the ‘unreal way’ of developing games.
  • Experience with Scaleform.
  • Experience with animation subsystems.
  • Knowledge of source control.
  • Experience with PC/Windows programming.