Careers

eSports

Video Broadcast Production Contractor

Alpharetta, Georgia

Part Time

Hi-Rez Studios is looking for a multiple SMITE-loving Video Production Contractors 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 Contractors 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

International

Spanish Localization Specialist

Alpharetta, Georgia

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced, video game centric Latin American Spanish Localization Specialist to work at our studio in Alpharetta, GA  

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, Jetpack Fighter, Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

What our Localization Specialists do:

  • You will oversee localization of the games in Spanish;
  • You are native Latin American Spanish speaker and capable of providing translation or quality assurance (QA) services on as-needed basis;
  • You will develop and maintain outstanding relationships with all localization stakeholders;
  • You will assist the localization production team on an as needed basis;
  • You will foster and enhance the communication with your regional counterparts.

Who we are looking for:

  • You’ve studied something somewhere that both you and Hi-Rez believe will be of value in this fast-paced international environment;
  • You are not just a native speaker; you have the linguistic arsenal to recreate the Hi-Rez experience in your native language;
  • You have previous experience in localization and are looking to bring your expertise to help shape Hi-rez’s future;
  • You have several high level characters across Hi-Rez IPs;
  • You have command of the English language and can tailor your correspondence and communication for all levels of the organization;
  • You enjoy interacting with people from diverse cultures on their turf.

Preferred candidates have:

  • You have project management, localization, or software testing certifications;
  • The basics of audio dubbing are not completely new to you;
  • You speak yet another language aside from Spanish and English;
  • You’ve worked on one or more AAA video game titles bound for or coming from a Spanish speaking country;
  • You have developed and fostered relationships within the localization industry;
  • You are familiar with our core values and they resonate with you.

Portuguese Localization Specialist

Alpharetta, Georgia

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced, video game centric Brazilian Portuguese Localization Specialist to work at our studio in Alpharetta, GA  

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, Jetpack Fighter, Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

What our Localization Specialists do:

  • You will oversee localization of the game in Portuguese;
  • You are native Brazilian Portuguese speaker and capable of providing translation or quality assurance (QA) services on as-needed basis;
  • You will develop and maintain outstanding relationships with all localization stakeholders;
  • You will assist the localization production team on an as needed basis;
  • You will foster and enhance the communication with your regional counterparts.

Who we are looking for:

  • You’ve studied something somewhere that both you and Hi-Rez believe will be of value in this fast-paced international environment;
  • You are not just a native speaker; you have the linguistic arsenal to recreate the Hi-Rez experience in your native language;
  • You have previous experience in localization and are looking to bring your expertise to help shape Hi-rez’s future;
  • You have several high level characters across Hi-Rez IPs;
  • You have command of the English language and can tailor your correspondence and communication for all levels of the organization;
  • You enjoy interacting with people from diverse cultures on their turf.

Preferred candidates have:

  • You have project management, localization, or software testing certifications;
  • The basics of audio dubbing are not completely new to you;
  • You speak yet another language aside from Portuguese and English;
  • You’ve worked on one or more AAA video game titles bound for or coming from a Spanish speaking country;
  • You have developed and fostered relationships within the localization industry;
  • You are familiar with our core values and they resonate with you.

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.

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.

Internships

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 Intern work program will be starting in late May, 2016, and 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

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

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.

Design

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.

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.

Human Resources

Human Resources Generalist

Alpharetta, Georgia

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is looking for an employee-focused HR Generalist 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!

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.

What our HR Generalist do:

  • Support the HR Team to drive plans that optimize talent, structure and culture, remaining cognizant of how to best support a fast-paced, growing company
  • Provide day-to-day support on HR-related processes and procedures such as new hire onboarding, performance reviews, salary reviews, benefits enrollment, payroll, and staffing changes
  • Oversee and process all employee status changes and ensure accuracy for payroll and benefits
  • Develop, design and maintain HR metrics, dashboards, and reports to support the company needs and gauge performance
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of all the perks and benefits the company offers
  • Run reports and utilize data from HRIS to assist with ACA compliance requirements
  • Conduct research on industry trends, help develop processes and policies to fit a unique and creative work environment
  • Reconcile monthly invoices in excel
  • Complete employment verifications
  • Provide recruiting support to the recruitment team, including scheduling travel and booking hotels for interview candidates
  • Partner with the HR team to resolve employee relations issues and conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations
  • Assist with HR special projects and perform other duties as assigned.

Who we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Having, or pursuing, Professional HR Certification (PHR or SPHR) is preferred
  • 2+ years of HR experience, including payrolling processing and benefits administration
  • Computer proficiency with advanced skills in Excel, PowerPoint, and Google applications
  • Ability to thrive in ambiguity – can navigate through a complex, multi-faceted organization
  • Analytical aptitude and ability to identify data needs, conduct necessary analysis of various data points with the ultimate outcome of providing meaningful insights to support business decisions
  • Self-Starter; results oriented and motivated professional
  • Professional and polished at all times, ability to perform as a trusted advisor
  • Demonstrated knowledge about where to find and attract talent using a social media platform and other effective methods, while understanding existing talent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
  • Working knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and HRIS systems, preferably Namely, and Lever