Careers

Administration

Office Admin

Alpharetta, Georgia

Contract

Hi-Rez Studios is looking for a Video Games-loving Part-Time Office Admin to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  This individual will be working Wednesday through Thursday from 11 am - 8 pm, and Friday from 9 am - 5 pm or 11 am - 8 pm.

Come join  the creators of SMITE, Paladins, Tribes: Ascend, & JetPack Fighter as we embark on exciting new online game projects!

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What our Office Admin do:

  • Remains at front desk at all possible times to greet guests
  • Answers phone, and forwards calls through extensions
  • Schedules and organizes complex meetings and travel (car, hotel, flight) for employees, guests, and interview candidates
  • Maintains cleanliness and appearance of conference rooms and break rooms
  • Receives and distributes mail
  • Orders catering for 100 - 200 people for lunch and dinner
  • Completes online purchases for food and office supplies, keeps cabinets fully stocked
  • Plans and coordinates with vendors for office events
  • Provides general office and admin support (makes copies, scans, routine emails, etc.)

Who we are looking for:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in an administrative support role
  • Professional demeanor
  • Good communication skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Ability to work quickly and precisely in a fast paced environment
  • Highly organized
  • Applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S. 

 

Internships

Video Broadcast Production Interns

Alpharetta, Georgia

Contract

Hi-Rez Studios is looking for a multiple SMITE-loving Video Production Interns to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia, as part-time support during our events.  

As an intern member of our growing band of elite video producing warriors, you will be part creative, part leader, and--most importantly--an all around production 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.

What our Video Production Intern do:

  • Operate a camera
  • Manage talent and players
  • Help fill gaps during an event
  • Be a part of the team that produces live eSports events
  • Give feedback and ideas to make the show even better

Who we are looking for:

  • Camera operators
  • Stage managers
  • Backstage production help - various roles
  • Must have experience in the field or attending school for live/ post production

Human Resources / Talent Acqusition Intern

Alpharetta, Georgia

Contract

Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Human Resources/Talent Acquisition Intern applicants for our SPRING/SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  This will be a paid, part-time, seasonal employee. 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 Human Resources & Recruiting team, while gaining a working knowledge of all the aspects of Human Resources & Talent Acquisition.
  • Shadow and partner with experienced team members in a collaborative, creative environment.
  • Help generate innovative ways to reward and retain valuable employees.
  • Provide general administrative support as needed to HR Generalist team.
  • Assist in all aspects of recruitment process, which includes sourcing candidates, coordinating interviews, conducting interviews if needed and facilitating the administrative process, including onboarding.
  • Various project work 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, in a related field of study.
  • Experience working with Microsoft or Mac suite of Office products.
  • 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 skills, and a team player.

Preferred:

  • Interest in High Tech/Gaming companies.

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. 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.

Design

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.

What our Level Designers do:

  • 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

Who we are looking for:

  • Portfolio demonstrating multiplayer level design using Unreal Engine 3
  • 2-4 years of professional level designing experience
  • 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 Candidates have:

  • AAA game development experience (shipped title)

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)

Senior Level Designer

Alpharetta, Georgia

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is looking for a Senior Level 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 enhance and expand our online action games.

Responsibilities:

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

Required:

  • Portfolio demonstrating multiplayer level design.
  • Experienced with Unreal Engine 3, Kismet, and visual scripting of in game events.
  • Thrives upon change. Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Comfortable receiving constructive criticism and making creative adjustments.
  • Passion for games.
  • 4+ years of professional Level Design experience.
  • 1 shipped title.
  • Strong work ethic.

Preferred:

  • AAA game development experience (shipped title).

 

* No submissions will be considered without a portfolio submission.

Art

Senior Lighting Artist

Alpharetta, Georgia

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced Senior Lighting Artist 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 Lighting Artist do:

  • Develop and deliver shippable, high quality lighting for game environments.
  • Iterate with the game development team to communicate visual design, mood, map navigation, and design principles through lighting.
  • Work with the Art Director to maintain visual style of the game and develop compelling environments in collaboration with concept and 3D artists.

Who we are looking for:

  • Portfolio demonstrating exceptional environment and character based lighting examples.
  • Experience lighting in Unreal or similar game editor.
  • Thrives upon change. Comfortable working quickly within an iterative development process.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high quality results while meeting game design and technical constraints.
  • Comfortable receiving constructive criticism and making artistic adjustments.
  • Passion for games.
  • Strong work ethic.

Even better candidates:

  • AAA game development experience.
  • Experience or understanding of different lighting systems.
  • Additional experience doing promotional or pre-rendered lighting setups.

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.

This 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, Paladins, 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:

  • A Programmers skill set with an Artist's eye!
  • The 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

Environment Artist

Alpharetta, Georgia

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced Environment Artist to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia. Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Paladins, Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda as we enhance and expand our online action games.

This art position requires an excellent comprehension of architecture, material use, and construction principles, as well as a master level understanding of light, color, form, and spatial relationships. The ideal candidate has a working knowledge of the game development process and proven ability to design effectively for a 3D game environment.

What our Environment Artist does:

  • Develop high quality 3D assets within the defined visual style.
  • Craft environment and level related meshes, collision, materials, and textures according to best practices within an Unreal development pipeline.
  • Collaborate with the Art Director, Concept Artists, Level Designers, and other Environmental Artists to problem solve and create visually stunning maps that accentuate game play.

Who we are looking for:

  • Portfolio demonstrating exceptional environment pieces as well as examples of development and production work.
  • AAA game development experience.
  • Expert knowledge of Photoshop, Max or Maya, and basic navigation of Unreal.
  • Thrives upon change. Comfortable working quickly within an iterative development process.
  • Comfortable receiving constructive criticism and making artistic adjustments.
  • Able to work effectively within game design and tech constraints.
  • Passion for games.
  • Strong work ethic.

Preferred candidate have:

  • Experience with 3DS Max or Maya
  • Experience with Zbrush
  • Additional experience or understanding of stylized texture creation

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.

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.

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.

Quality Assurance

Senior QA Analyst

Alpharetta, Georgia

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an Senior QA Analyst 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, and 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, Paladins, Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

What our analysts do:

  • Work with the Technical Producer to create and implement comprehensive, effective, and detailed Quality Plans and Test Procedures for all assigned games.
  • Ensure our game products meet high standards of quality, reliability, usability, and performance through hands-on testing and problem reporting.
  • Interpret, analyze and evaluate testing progress at specific Milestones related to QA deliverables and platform-specific content and functionality requirements.

Who we are looking for:

  • 5+ years experience doing QA for PC or nextGen videos
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-faceted, and collaborative environment.
  • Passion for games and game development.
  • Familiar with building test cases and test plans.
  • Familiar with bug tracking software management systems such as JIRA.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft based operating systems and Office products.
  • Excellent troubleshooting, organization, critical thinking, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of: MS SQL; MySQL; JSON.
  • Language proficiency in Spanish, Portuguese, and/or Mandarin Chinese.
  • Strong understanding of Hi-Rez products.
  • Understanding of first party certifications standards and requirements.
  • Technical ability to understand Console Management Software and SDK's.
  • College degree in Computer Science, Game Design, or other applicable field.

Marketing

German Marketing Manager

Brighton, England

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced, video game centric German Marketing Manager 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, Paladins, Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

What our Marketing Manager do:

Part of the German team you will be working closely with the Community and Localisation Specialists in order to build programmes to promote our games in German. You will also be working very closely with the user acquisition, PR, and product teams based in Alpharetta, and you will develop and execute strategic pre-launch, launch, and post launch marketing plans across Hirez games.

Responsibilities

  • Plan the strategy, set up KPI, and execute Marketing programmes
  • Propose budget for each Marketing programmes and constantly review the KPI, build cross-functions reports to educate and monitor performance and make course corrections along the way to optimise.
  • Identify and action initiatives driving online / offline acquisition and engagement.
  • Directly manage agencies and local partners.
  • Identify and manage co-marketing efforts with cross-industry partners.
  • Track and highlight German players’ needs through research, analysis, and an expanding knowledge of interactive entertainment.
  • Track and analyze performance data and market trends
  • Conduct competitive title and marketplace reviews to aid in positioning our upcoming games.
  • Be creative and drive big ideas that break out from the standard campaigns.
  • Keep up to date on the latest ad formats, networks, and performance tracking capabilities in a rapidly changing marketplace.
  • Communicate up/down/across, keeping external developers and company staff informed and excited about the marketing work planned and completed.

Skills

  • Be creative!
  • Be data-driven: monitor, analyze, understand, stay nimble, adjust, and constantly optimize. Data-driven marketing campaign is not new to you as you already conducted some.
  • Be a strategic thinker
  • Be Social: social media marketing has no secret for you !
  • Team-oriented, but self-motivated.
  • Thrives upon change. Comfortable working inside a dynamic work environment.
  • Passion for games.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Problem solver.

French Marketing Manager

Brighton, England

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced, video game centric French Marketing Manager 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, Paladins, Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

What our Marketing Manager do:

Part of the french team you will be working closely with the Community and Localisation Specialists in order to build programmes to promote our games in french. You will be also working very closely with the user acquisition, PR, and product teams based in Alpharetta, and you will develop and execute strategic pre-launch, launch, and post launch marketing plans across Hirez games.

  • Plan the strategy, set up KPI, and execute Marketing programmes
  • Propose budget for each Marketing programmes and constantly review the KPI, build cross-functions reports to educate and monitor performance and make course corrections along the way to optimise.
  • Identify and action initiatives driving online / offline acquisition and engagement.
  • Directly manage agencies and local partners.
  • Identify and manage co-marketing efforts with cross-industry partners.
  • Track and highlight french players’ needs through research, analysis, and an expanding knowledge of interactive entertainment.
  • Track and analyze performance data and market trends
  • Conduct competitive title and marketplace reviews to aid in positioning our upcoming games.
  • Be creative and drive big ideas that break out from the standard campaigns.
  • Keep up to date on the latest ad formats, networks, and performance tracking capabilities in a rapidly changing marketplace.
  • Communicate up/down/across, keeping external developers and company staff informed and excited about the marketing work planned and completed.

Who we are looking for:

  • The creative!
  • The data-driven: monitor, analyze, understand, stay nimble, adjust, and constantly optimize. Data-driven marketing campaign is not new to you as you already conducted some.
  • Strategic thinkers
  • Social: social media marketing has no secret for you!
  • Team-oriented, but self-motivated.
  • Thrives upon change. Comfortable working inside a dynamic work environment.
  • Passion for games.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Problem solver.

Information Technology

Systems Administrator

Alpharetta, Georgia

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is immediately hiring a Systems Administrator 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 Systems Administrators do:

  • Work independently and as part of a team to troubleshoot, perform root cause analysis, identify and isolate technical issues with systems, software, and related infrastructure
  • Responsible for provisioning, installation, configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware, software, and related infrastructure
  • Updating and maintaining deployed software versions of our game across the fleets of servers
  • Consider best security practices throughout all aspects of the infrastructure and willingness to work with the security team to deliver secure solutions
  • Pro-active system monitoring, alerting and maintenance
  • Hardware and software performance analysis and tuning
  • Collaborate with other IT team members and customers throughout the business on incidents, support requests, projects, and other initiatives

Who we are looking for:

  • Experience with Windows and Linux infrastructure administration
  • Skilled in network fundamentals, administration and troubleshooting
  • Ability to excel in a time sensitive, fast paced, 24/7 environment
  • Create documentation and diagrams for projects and services
  • Available to participate in rotating off hours on-call support
  • Desire to do what it takes to get the job done and help the team and the business succeed
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in System Administration

Preferred candidate has:

  • Ongoing software version deployment experience
  • Perforce or other source control applications
  • Database management and basic SQL skills
  • VMware and other virtualization platforms
  • Cloud technologies such as AWS, Azure, etc
  • SALT experience
  • PRTG, Monitis, or other monitoring platforms
  • Cisco or Juniper network technologies and firewalls
  • Familiar with ITIL practices and procedures
  • Any relevant certifications