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Animator

Alpharetta, GA

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced 3D Animator 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, Paladins, and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

What our animators do:

  • Deliver high quality 3D animations in various styles for Unreal based games
  • Execute 3D animations including rough outs, polished animations, cinematics, and posing
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Demonstrate strong understanding of animation principles and production art pipeline
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate with multiple teams.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong work ethic and communication skills
  • Open to direction and feedback, embrace change.
  • Strong understanding of game animation creation and implementation.
  • 3+ years industry experience
  • Even better candidates:

  • 3DS Max experience
  • Unreal Engine experience
  • Lighting Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced Lighting Artist to join our Core Content team, and 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 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 game projects!

    What our Lighting Artist do:

  • The lighting artist is expected to work both independently and with Art Directors and Art Leads on creating in-game lighting effects for AAA games and cinematics.
  • Produce quality lighting effects at different stages of the production cycle
  • Work on developing best practices and improvements for the lighting pipeline, and help set a standard and overall approach to the lighting solutions for all Hi-Rez projects
  • Drive and concept lighting design and overall aesthetics from scene concepts and initial documentation
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related as assigned
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Excellent eye for composition and color, a great understanding of light and shadow, and a strong ability to present games and cinematics at their highest level.
  • Flexible and motivated artists who can collaborate well with other artists and disciples.
  • Working knowledge of game engines such as Unreal Engine 3, 4.
  • Strong understanding of colour grading, PBR and Linear workflows
  • Familiar with relevant software such as Photoshop, After Effects, or equivalent.
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Previous game development experience
  • Solid understanding of environmental art and pipeline
  • Good understanding of texture and material quality
  • Interest in cinematography/photography
  • Mobile - Concept Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an innovative Concept Artist to join our Character Art team and 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 creativity and dedication.

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

    What our Concept Artist does:

  • Create key concept art (for characters, props, environments, and UI), paint over screenshots, and loading screens
  • Collaborate with art, design, animation, and visual effects to deliver characters, vehicles, props, environments, and other supporting assets that meet the highest visual quality and gameplay standards
  • Understand, maintain, explore, and enhance an existing visual style when one is present.
  • Collaborate with other disciplines to develop and maintain a visual style for new projects.
  • Involve yourself with the look and feel of further projects including animation, visual effects, marketing and community building.
  • Support team in game design
  • Who we are looking for:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in game development specializing in either character or environment concept art
  • Superior eye for light, value, composition, color, staging, and detail in visual design
  • Experienced with digital content creation tools such as Photoshop, Painter, etc.
  • A self-driven, passionate, and creative problem solver with a great team first attitude
  • Self-motivation and willingness to participate in many areas of game development
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development processes.
  • Demonstrate pride and responsibility in your work when given the freedom to work independently
  • Demonstrate modesty and respect when receiving feedback from your team
  • Strong communication skills to discuss artistic decisions and to integrate feedback into artwork.
  • Work as part of a team, but with plenty of opportunity to take responsibility on an individual level
  • A passion for video games
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Credited as a concept artist on a shipped title or playable game.
  • Working knowledge of 3D art techniques and software packages such as Maya, 3Ds Max, Zbrush, or Mudbox
  • Outsourcing, User Interface, and/or motion graphics experience
  • Strong foundation in the traditional arts, including but not limited to architecture, landscape painting, and illustration
  • Familiarity with mobile game design.
  • Deep passion and understanding for user interaction with art assets and presentations.
  • Mobile - Senior Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an innovative Senior Generalist Artist to join our Character Art team and 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 creativity and dedication.

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

    What our Artist does:

  • Work on the development of a visual style, design and overall look of any project
  • Create beautiful characters, assets and environments to be rolled out into the game
  • Collaborate with concept artists and team members to create exceptional art assets that also fulfill gameplay needs.
  • Develop visual concepts and ideas.
  • Involve yourself with the look and feel of further projects including animation, visual effects, marketing and community building.
  • Support team in game design
  • Who we are looking for:

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in game development specializing in either character or environment concept art
  • Superior eye for light, value, composition, color, staging, and detail in visual design
  • Capable of independently creating concept sketches and final renderings/ tweaks and animation
  • Proven experience with 3D software e.g. Maya / 3DS Max
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Flash
  • Demonstrate pride and responsibility in your work when given the freedom to work independently
  • Demonstrate modesty and respect when receiving feedback from your team
  • Strong communication skills to discuss artistic decisions and to integrate feedback into artwork.
  • Appreciation of User Interface design and its impact.
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Credited as a concept artist on 2+ shipped titles or playable games.
  • Outsourcing, User Interface, and/or motion graphics experience
  • Strong foundation in the traditional arts, including but not limited to architecture, landscape painting, and illustration
  • Deep passion and understanding for user interaction with art assets and presentations.
  • Familiarity with mobile game design.
  • Paladins - Character Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an innovative Character Artist to join our Paladins’ Character Art team and 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 creativity and dedication.

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

    What our Character Artists do:

  • Create high resolution 3D sculpts of organic/hard surface characters/creatures/weapons/props.
  • Create clean, deformable low poly models within triangle count budget.
  • Create optimized UV layouts while keeping texture size budgets and areas of visual interest in mind.
  • Create textures that meet the visual style and quality bar.
  • Generate different material types which adhere to instruction count budget while still pushing the visuals on assets created.
  • Work with Art Director, Lead Character Artist and Character Team in technical/aesthetic problem solving efforts.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 3+ years of experience creating AAA quality character assets for games, film or animation.
  • Portfolio demonstrating exceptional character designs with animatable topology.
  • Strong grasp of composition, color theory, value, form, scale, shape language, and silhouette.
  • Strong knowledge of human/animal anatomy and proportions.
  • Ability to embellish concepts with technical constraints in mind while maintaining overall aesthetic.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate well with multiple teams outside of the Character Modeling Department.
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Comfortable receiving constructive group criticism and making artistic adjustments to meet performance guidelines.
  • Excellent work ethic, self-motivated, organized, and able to meet deadlines.
  • A passion for creating and playing video games.
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Experience with Unreal 3 engine
  • AAA game development experience as a Character Artist
  • 3+ years experience with industry standard applications: Zbrush, Maya/Max/Modo, Photoshop, 3D Coat or Substance Painter
  • Understanding of Rigging/Animation a plus
  • Paladins - Lead Concept Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

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

    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:

  • 5+ 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.
  • Paladins - Sr. Character Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an innovative Sr. Character Artist to join our Paladins’ Character Art team and 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 creativity and dedication.

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

    What our Sr. Character Artist do:

  • Create high resolution 3D sculpts of organic/hard surface characters/creatures/weapons/props.
  • Create clean, deformable low poly models within triangle count budget.
  • Create optimized UV layouts while keeping texture size budgets and areas of visual interest in mind.
  • Create textures that meet the visual style and quality bar.
  • Generate different material types which adhere to instruction count budget while still pushing the visuals on assets created.
  • Work with Art Director, Lead Character Artist and Character Team in technical/aesthetic problem solving efforts.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 5+ years of experience creating AAA quality character assets for games, film or animation.
  • Portfolio demonstrating exceptional character designs with animatable topology.
  • Strong grasp of composition, color theory, value, form, scale, shape language, and silhouette.
  • Strong knowledge of human/animal anatomy and proportions.
  • Ability to embellish concepts with technical constraints in mind while maintaining overall aesthetic.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate well with multiple teams outside of the Character Modeling Department.
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Comfortable receiving constructive group criticism and making artistic adjustments to meet performance guidelines.
  • Excellent work ethic, self-motivated, organized, and able to meet deadlines.A passion for creating and playing video games.
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Experience with Unreal 3 engine
  • AAA game development experience as a Character Artist
  • 5+ years experience with industry standard applications: Zbrush, Maya/Max/Modo, Photoshop, 3D Coat or Substance Painter
  • Understanding of Rigging/Animation a plus
  • Paladins - Sr. Concept Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

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

    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:

  • 5+ 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.
  • Paladins - Weapons/Hardsurface Modeler

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is immediately hiring a inspired WEAPON/HARDSURFACE MODELER 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, Paladins, 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
  • Should have portfolio assets containing stylized or handpainted textures.
  • A background with traditional texture workflows.
  • 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
  • Knowledge of PBR is a bonus.
  • Strong organizational and file management skills
  • Basic level animation skills for roughing out designs
  • Other related programs such as Quixel Suite and Substance Designer
  • SMITE - Environment Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced Environment Artist to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on SMITE. 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 candidates have:

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

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

    What our Senior animators do:

  • Deliver high quality animations in various styles for Unreal based games.
  • Execute animations including rough outs, polished animations, cinematics, and posing.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Demonstrate strong understanding of animation principles and production art pipeline.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate with multiple teams.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong work ethic and communication skills.
  • Open to direction and feedback, embrace change.
  • Strong understanding of game animation creation and implementation.
  • 5+ years industry experience.
  • Even better candidates: 3DS Max experience Unreal Engine experience.
  • SMITE - Sr. Character Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an innovative Character Artist to join our Character Art team and 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 creativity and dedication.

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

    Job Description
    Create high resolution 3D sculpts of organic/hard surface characters/creatures/weapons/props.
    Create clean, deformable low poly models within triangle count budget.
    Create optimized UV layouts while keeping texture size budgets and areas of visual interest in mind.
    Create textures that meet the visual style and quality bar.
    Generate different material types which adhere to instruction count budget while still pushing the visuals on assets created.
    Work with Art Director, Lead Character Artist and Character Team in technical/aesthetic problem solving efforts.

    Skills & Requirements
    5+ years of experience creating AAA quality character assets for games, film or animation.
    Portfolio demonstrating exceptional character designs with animatable topology.
    Strong grasp of composition, color theory, value, form, scale, shape language, and silhouette.
    Strong knowledge of human/animal anatomy and proportions.
    Ability to embellish concepts with technical constraints in mind while maintaining overall aesthetic.
    Ability to work collaboratively and communicate well with multiple teams outside of the Character Modeling Department.
    Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
    Comfortable receiving constructive group criticism and making artistic adjustments to meet performance guidelines.
    Excellent work ethic, self-motivated, organized, and able to meet deadlines.
    A passion for creating and playing video games.

    Preferred candidates have:
    Experience with Unreal 3 engine
    AAA game development experience as a Character Artist
    3+ years experience with industry standard applications: Zbrush, Maya/Max/Modo, Photoshop, 3D Coat or Substance Painter
    Understanding of Rigging/Animation a plus

    Technical Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is immediately hiring a qualified Technical Artist to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.
    Our Tech Artist focus on post-3D software Technical art, dealing heavily with Unreal Engine 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!

    What our Tech Artist do:

  • Export Character Models and Animations from 3Ds Max and import them into Unreal
  • Create and maintain Animation State Machines in the Unreal Engine 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 pre-existing Animation Trees
  • Work in tandem with the FX teams to setup, attach and troubleshoot FX issues. 
  • 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.
  • Unannounced Project - Character Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an innovative Character Artist to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia, on an unannounced project.

    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 creativity and dedication.

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

    Who we are looking for:

  • Create high resolution 3D sculpts of organic/hard surface. characters/creatures/weapons/props.
  • Create clean, deformable low poly models within triangle count budget.
  • Create optimized UV layouts while keeping texture size budgets and areas of visual interest in mind.
  • Create textures that meet the visual style and quality bar.
  • Generate different material types which adhere to instruction count budget while still pushing the visuals on assets created.
  • Work with Art Director and Character Team in technical/aesthetic problem solving efforts.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 3+ years of experience creating AAA quality character assets for games, film or animation.
  • Portfolio demonstrating exceptional character designs with animatable topology.
  • Strong grasp of composition, color theory, value, form, scale, shape language, and silhouette.
  • Strong knowledge of human/animal anatomy and proportions.
  • Ability to embellish concepts with technical constraints in mind while maintaining overall aesthetic.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate well with multiple teams outside of the Character Modeling Department.
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Comfortable receiving constructive group criticism and making artistic adjustments to meet performance guidelines.
  • Excellent work ethic, self-motivated, organized, and able to meet deadlines.A passion for creating and playing video games.
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Experience with Unreal 4 engine
  • AAA game development experience as a Character Artist
  • 3+ years experience with industry standard applications: Zbrush, Maya/Max/Modo, Photoshop, 3D Coat or Substance Painter
  • Understanding of Rigging/Animation a plus
  • Unannounced Project - Concept Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced Concept Artist to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia, on an unannounced project.
    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.
    Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Paladins, Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda we embark on exciting new game projects!

    What our Concept Artist do:

  • Explore a wide variety of ideas for new characters, character skins, & environments.
  • 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
  • Experience working with a broad range of visual styles, from stylized to photo realistic.
  • Experience with putting together moodboards, color comps, and storyboards
  • Strong grasp of composition, color theory, value, form, scale, shape language, and silhouette.
  • Strong knowledge of human and animal anatomy and proportions.
  • A prefered background in industrial or entertainment design
  • knowledge of different architectural styles and how to work use them to create a convincing game environment
  • 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 4 engine.
  • AAA game development experience.
  • Experience with 3D software packages a plus.
  • Unannounced Project - Senior FX Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced Senior FX Artist to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on an unannounced project.

    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 critically acclaimed SMITE, Paladins, Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new game projects!

    What our 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
  • Concept, propose, and present creative ideas.
  • Work closely with our artists, animators, designers and programmers to implement effects.
  • Provide creative input specific to assigned tasks.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Ability to create photo realistic atmospheric effects using modern techniques- from dust and smoke to explosions and debris - and implement them as highly efficient, game-ready assets
  • Experience with professional FX packages like Fume FX or Houdini
  • 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 and excitement.
  • Unannounced Project - Weapons/Hardsurface Modeler

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring a inspired Weapons Modeler to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia, on an unannounced project.
    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 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
  • Ability to re-create photo realistic weapons and other hard surface props, with a  meticulous attention to detail
  • 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 skills2+ 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
  • Platform

    Associate Machine Learning Engineer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an Associate Machine Learning Engineer 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, Paladins, Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

    What our Machine Learning Engineers do

  • Use and customize state of the art machine learning algorithms to apply to Hi Rez data in areas such as match making, customer value, game play, in game AI, and customer retention.
  • Produce hypotheses from machine learning results to test in the game
  • Iterate and refine data components captured by our games
  • Interface quasi real time machine learning systems to the game for certain systems
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Computer Science or similar discipline (Math, Physics, CE or EE) with significant course work in machine learning areas.
  • Very strong math and theory background in machine learning systems
  • Solid programming skills.
  • Team-oriented but self-motivated
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Problem solver
  • Ideal candidates have:

  • Loves games / experience in gaming industry
  • Use of cloud based machine learning toolsets
  • Advanced degree with focus on macine learning
  • Data Analyst

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a Data 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 energy, collaboration, and dedication.

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

    What our Data Analyst does:

  • Work closely with our game development, marketing, sales, and operations teams to understand and help shape key questions.
  • Translate business and game questions into database and business software queries, and provide actionable insights from the results.
  • Communicate with team leaders across departments and games.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • MS Economics/Statistics or MBA preferred
  • Strong knowledge of SQL
  • Experience using R or comparable system to analyze large data sets
  • Video game lover with familiarity of Hi-Rez Games and IPs
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to work in a team and independently
  • Excellent organization, critical thinking, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Preferred candidate has:

  • Familiarity with JIRA
  • Experience with tools used to visualize data
  • Video game industry background
  • Red Bull addiction
  • Machine Learning Engineer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced Machine Learning Engineer 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, Paladins, Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

    What our Machine Learning Engineers do

  • Use and customize state of the art machine learning algorithms to apply to Hi Rez data in areas such as match making, customer value, game play, in game AI, and customer retention.
  • Produce hypotheses from machine learning results to test in the game
  • Iterate and refine data components captured by our games
  • Interface quasi real time machine learning systems to the game for certain systems
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Computer Science or similar discipline (Math, Physics, CE or EE) with significant course work in machine learning areas.
  • Very strong math and theory background in machine learning systems
  • Solid programming skills.
  • 3+ years of software experience in a machine learning field
  • Team-oriented but self-motivated
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Problem solver
  • Ideal candidates have:

  • Loves games / experience in gaming industry
  • Use of cloud based machine learning toolsets
  • Advanced degree with focus on macine learning
  • SQL Server DBA

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a Database Administrator 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 energy, collaboration, and dedication.

    The Platform and Operations Division of Hi-Rez Studios is responsible for the development and support of programs that affect all Hi-Rez Products.

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

    What our DBAs do:

  • Maintain SQL development and production environments to ensure maximum uptime and business confidence
  • Work with programmers to develop and optimize queries used by the games and ancillary systems
  • Create, execute and troubleshoot database conversion scripts
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 3-6 years of IT operation, with understanding of database structures, theories, principals and practices.
  • 2-4 years of Microsoft SQL Server Database Administrator experience, SQL 2008/2016. 
  • Strong knowledge of SQL and stored procedures
  • Monitor and validate that the various database backup operations are successful
  • Maintain, create, and monitor various database processes
  • Proactively monitor the system hardware utilization, make capacity planning periodically for database systems
  • Establish and maintain appropriate end-user database access control levels, actively monitor the databases to ensure secure availability.
  • Create, maintain and extend database scripts which are used in answering business questions or processing database changes
  • Technical documentation skills
  • Team-oriented but self-motivated
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Strong work ethic
  • Problem solver
  • Preferred candidate has:

  • BS Degree in one of the following subject areas: Computer Science or Information Technology
  • Knowledge of reporting and query tools.
  • Experience with SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Scripting in other languages: Windows Powershell, VBScript, Python
  • Experience with MySQL
  • Experience with Linux
  • Quality Assurance

    Associate QA Analyst

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an 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 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:

  • 1+ years QA experience.
  • 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 candidates have:

  • Knowledge of: MS SQL; MySQL; JSON.
  • Basic Knowledge of: Linux system
  • Language proficiency in Mandarin Chinese.
  • Strong understanding of Hi-Rez products.
  • College degree in Computer Science, Game Design, or other applicable field.
  • International - Senior QA Analyst

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring a Sr. QA Analyst for our International Team 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 Paladins, SMITE, and the critically acclaimed Tribes: Ascend, and other titles, as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

    What our Sr. QA Analysts do:

  • Ensure our game products meet high standards of quality, reliability, usability, and performance through hands-on testing and problem reporting.
  • Works with the Technical Producer to create and implement a comprehensive, effective, and detailed Test Plan and Procedures for all games assigned.
  • Provides leadership and technical expertise to team of QA Analysts.
  • Interprets, analyzes and evaluates testing progress at specific Milestones related to QA deliverables and jurisdictional requirements.
  • Make daily work plan for QA team according to the build delivery schedule.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-faceted, and collaborative environment.
  • Passion for games and game development.
  • Familiar with bug tracking software management systems such as JIRA.
  • Excellent troubleshooting, organization, critical thinking, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • 5+ years QA experience managing and prioritizing issues.
  • Ability to lead and work in a team environment.
  • Understanding of the Software Development Process.
  • Knowledge of: MS SQL; JSON.
  • Basic Knowledge of: Linux systemStrong understanding of Hi-Rez products.
  • Strong understanding of Gaming industry and culture.
  • College degree in Computer Science, Game Design, or other applicable field.
  • Paladins - Senior QA Analyst

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced 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, & 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 analyst do:

  • Ensure our game products meet high standards of quality, reliability, usability, and performance thru hands-on testing and problem reporting.
  • Works with the Technical Producer to create and implement a comprehensive, effective, and detailed Quality Plan and Test Procedures for all games assigned.
  • Provides leadership and technical expertise to team of QA Analysts.
  • Interprets, analyzes and evaluates testing progress at specific Milestones related to QA deliverables and jurisdictional requirements.
  • Communicates QA Project Status (including risk and mitigation strategies) to all Stakeholders.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 5+ years Console games development experience.
  • 5+ years QA experience managing and prioritizing issues.
  • Excellent understanding of first party certifications standards and requirements.
  • Technical ability to understand Console Management Software and SDK's
  • Ability to lead and work in a team environment.
  • Understanding of the Software Development Process.
  • Excellent troubleshooting, organizational, & communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft based operating systems.
  • Basic understanding of PC hardware setup and configuration.
  • Familiar with bug tracking software management systems.
  • Familiar with building test cases and test plans.
  • Development

    Associate Systems Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an Associate Systems Programmer to work on our Platform Team at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

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

    What our Systems Programmer Do:

  • Design and develop new features for our engine, from user input to awesome game experience.
  • Analyze and enhance existing features, and support the artists and designers using them.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 0-2 years of C/C++ systems programming experience in the games industry
  • Previous work experience on a medium-to-large team
  • Excellent communication across disciplines.
  • Solid 3D math skills.
  • Passionate about making great games.
  • Preferred:

  • Experience with Unreal Engine,
  • Experience with Perforce and JIRA,
  • Experience with console development
  • Gameplay Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is immediately hiring qualified Gameplay Programmer 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 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.
  • 2+ years of software programming experience.
  • 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.
  • 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:

  • Gameplay programming experience.
  • 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.
  • Mobile Game - Gameplay Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

    What a Gameplay Programmer does:

  • Involvement in all areas of game development including Programming of Graphics, Game Logic, Artificial Intelligence and User Interface
  • Implementation of gameplay features and improvements using the Unity Engine, both 3D and 2D.
  • Troubleshooting and delivering solutions to programming defects.
  • Design and architect other client or server systems.
  • Work closely with design and art disciplines in the development of products, and be actively involved in a highly iterative process.
  • Daily communication with team members and production.
  • Support and contribute new ideas to game design
  • Develop effectively with a mobile platform in mind.
  • Write robust code to be used by millions of users.
  • Independently create complete solutions from scratch.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Wide understanding of different game technology areas (gameplay, graphics, tools etc.)
  • Exceptional C/C# design and programming skills.
  • 2+ years of software programming experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Computer Science or similar discipline (Math, Physics, CE or EE)
  • Experience with owning and driving the development of a gameplay feature from start to finish
  • Self-motivation and willingness to participate in many areas of game development
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development processes.
  • Strong passion for games.
  • Preferred candidate has:

  • Credited as a programmer on 1 or more shipped titles or playable games.
  • Experience with the Unity Engine, with Unreal 3 & 4 being a plus.
  • Experience with gameplay subsystems like animation, VFX, etc.
  • Knowledge of source control.
  • Experience with PC/Windows programming.
  • Mobile Game - Senior Gameplay Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

    What a Gameplay Programmer does:

  • Involvement in all areas of game development including Programming of Graphics, Game Logic, Artificial Intelligence and User Interface
  • Implementation of gameplay features and improvements using the Unity Engine, both 3D and 2D.
  • Troubleshooting and delivering solutions to programming defects.
  • Design and architect other client or server systems.
  • Work closely with design and art disciplines in the development of products, and be actively involved in a highly iterative process.
  • Daily communication with team members and production.
  • Support and contribute new ideas to game design
  • Develop effectively with a mobile platform in mind.
  • Write robust code to be used by millions of users.
  • Independently create complete solutions from scratch.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Wide understanding of different game technology areas (gameplay, graphics, tools etc.)
  • Exceptional C/C# design and programming skills.
  • 5+ years of software programming experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Computer Science or similar discipline (Math, Physics, CE or EE)
  • Experience with owning and driving the development of a gameplay feature from start to finish
  • Self-motivation and willingness to participate in many areas of game development
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development processes.
  • Strong passion for games.
  • Preferred candidate has:

  • Credited as a programmer on 2+ shipped titles or playable games.
  • Experience with the Unity Engine, with Unreal 3 & 4 being a plus.
  • Experience with gameplay subsystems like animation, VFX, etc.
  • Knowledge of source control.
  • Experience with PC/Windows programming.
  • Paladins - Senior Gameplay Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

    What a Gameplay Programmer does:

  • 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.
  • 5+ years of software programming experience.
  • 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.
  • 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:

  • Gameplay programming experience.
  • 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.
  • Systems Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced Systems Programmer to work on Paladins 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!

    What our Systems Programmer Do:

  • Design and develop new features for our engine, from user input to awesome game experience.
  • Analyze and enhance existing features, and support the artists and designers using them.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Five years of C/C++ systems programming experience in the games industry
  • Previous work experience on a medium-to-large team
  • Excellent communication across disciplines.
  • Solid 3D math skills.
  • Passionate about making great games.
  • Preferred:

  • Experience with Unreal Engine,
  • Experience with Perforce and JIRA,
  • Experience with console development
  • User Interface

    Mobile Game - UI/UX Designer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

    We are looking for an exceptional Designer who wants be a part of a close-knit and fast-paced development team for Mobile Games. 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.

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

    What our UI/UX designers do:

  • Understand what our users are doing and why, and use that knowledge to guide the visual and interactive vision of multi-platform games.
  • Create and show solutions by developing visual strategies, wireframes, page layouts, interactions, prototypes, color palettes, icons, etc.
  • Iterate based on ongoing feedback from users, either building new features or improving existing features.
  • Take ownership of the overall user experience, ensuring every facet of a product is intuitive and elegant.
  • Support the team in game design and product engagement.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Experience creating games and / or mobile applications, websites, software applications, interactive spaces.
  • Familiarity with usability and HCI principles.
  • Experience with high-level visual strategy, style guides, or UI libraries.
  • Genuine passion for user-centered design.
  • Both a conceptual thinker and a detailed designer, able to create working designs that can be implemented.
  • 2+ years as a graphic designer, UX designer, UI designer, interaction designer, visual designer, or similar experience.
  • Demonstrate pride and responsibility in your work when given the freedom to work independently.
  • Demonstrate modesty and respect when receiving feedback from your team.
  • Strong communication skills to discuss artistic decisions and to integrate feedback into artwork.
  • Ability to visualize, own, and execute the creation of an experience from initial conception to collaborating with engineers on implementation.
  • Paladins - UI/UX Designer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

    We are looking for an exceptional Designer 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.

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

    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 1 shipped console title
  • 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.
  • Audio

    Senior Sound Designer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios has a full-time Senior Sound Designer opportunity. We are looking for an experienced Senior Sound Designer who can make an immediate contribution to audio development on our Centralized Team.

    The successful candidate will work with multiple teams to help drive the goals and vision for the group as a whole. This individual should have experience in all phases of audio design and production, with proficiency in every key component – sound design, basic music understanding, voice production, and implementation.

    This candidate will work within a new team at Hi-Rez Studios and must have the ability to collaborate with all other aspects of game development (i.e. Art, Animation, Engineering, Design, Production, Marketing) to push the quality bar for game audio. The ideal candidate will have a passion for games and creating fun entertainment. They must be a strong problem-solver and an effective communicator with broad sound creation skills.

    What a Senior Sound Designer does:

  • Collaborate with team to create exceptional sounds that also highly supports gameplay
  • Oversee the overall team’s sound vision, design, mix, and implementation of audio into each project
  • Technically design & work with programmers on how audio should work within the games
  • Creatively edit and mix, sound effects, dialogue, and music assets in both stereo and 5.1 surround
  • Creative sound design that’s in line with the goals and vision of the each title
  • Define deliverables, and responsible for the quality of audio work for each project
  • Who we are looking for:

  • A minimum of 6 years of industry experience in a video games or post production
  • Responsible in your work when given the freedom to work independently
  • Demonstrate modesty and respect when receiving feedback from your team
  • Strong communication skills to discuss decisions and to integrate team feedback quickly into your work.
  • 4 or more shipped major game titles or equivalent film credits in a sound designer role.
  • Has experience using game development tools, technology and pipelines including UE3, UE4, and Wwise
  • Is an expert with modern audio creation equipment, software and recording techniques, with a high level of proficiency in at least one DAW
  • Strong content creating skills for stereo and surround
  • Good creative and technical thinker
  • Self-motivated
  • Works well as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Preferred candidate has:

  • A minimum of  7 years' of industry experience in a video game or post production
  • 4 or more shipped major titles or equivalent film credits in a sound design role.
  • Experience with Unreal, Unity or any proprietary game engine
  •  Experience in sound design for Game, Film/TV or other Marketing.
  • Experience in mixing dialog, music, and sound effects for a large variety of projects in both stereo and surround
  • Experience in sound design for games and sound-to-picture.
  • Experience using both Windows and OSX operating systems
  • Experience working with Composers and Sound Designer Contractors
  • Marketing

    SMITE - Marketing Brand Manager

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking for a games-loving Brand Manager to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  

    The Brand Manager will be dedicated to building a trusted, fun, and community focused brand for our games.  As a key member of the Hi-Rez marketing team you will work closely with product, art, analytics, public relations, community, console, user acquisition, and platform teams in a highly collaborative global environment.

    What our Brand Managers do:

  • Establish a well defined brand for the game and its global community of players.
  • Establish big picture marketing plans that drive brand awareness, user acquisition, player retention, and player monetization across regions.
  • Establish marketing budgets and managing against them.
  • Work with multiple internal teams to ensure consistent brand image and message is deployed throughout the company and to the public.
  • Establish partnerships and strategies for game merchandising.
  • Establish new and maintain existing relationships with partners in the gaming industry.
  • Monitor ongoing performance of user acquisition campaigns.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 2+ years experience in a games industry marketing role.
  • Strong analytical mindset and critical thinking ability.
  • Proven understanding of performance marketing and advertising technology.
  • Good creative and aesthetic judgement.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Hands-on approach to implementation of and strong ownership for the success of campaigns.
  • Comfortable working with tight deadlines in a team-oriented environment.
  • User Acquisition Specialist

    Brighton, UK

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an enthusiastic, talented User Acquisition Specialist to join our publishing team in Brighton, UK and work across the Hi-Rez Studios Games for all platforms and all countries. This role is responsible for global user acquisition.

    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 User Acquisition Specialist will do:

  • The user Acquisition Specialist will focus on optimizing our player acquisition globally. The candidate will succeed in the role by acquiring high quality users to our titles (PC, Console and mobile) through all channels, including paid performance based channels. The candidate will work closely with the games team and other internal groups (platform / publishing) to find new and cost-effective ways to attract and maintain users, while continuously optimizing existing channels. The User Acquisition Specialist will be extremely detail oriented, with a strong understanding of free-to-play game customer lifecycle management so that we can profitably manage customer lifetime value against the effective cost of acquiring users to our games.
  • The successful candidate will exhibit the right balance of utilizing data to inform decisions while combining a non-conventional and ‘thinking outside the box’ attitude to achieve strong results. This role reports to the Marketing Manager.
  • Responsibilities:

  • Build analytical models from our extensive data set to identify campaign optimization opportunities, make recommendations on testing, and maximize campaign ROI on ad spend.
  • Develop UA strategies that take into account different LTVs in different countries and different platforms (PC, Console, Mobile).Utilize predictive modeling, machine learning, and data analytics to drive marketing decisions.
  • Solve complex problems with partial, incomplete data.
  • Take lead of your own portfolio of advertising networks.
  • Identify the highest impact testing opportunities, prioritize, execute, track results and communicate to game and marketing teams.
  • Work with the publishing team and game team to optimize targeting, creatives, marketing messages, marketing spend, bids and budget allocation.
  • Manage and cultivate strategic relationships with our key partners such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, and media agencies in testing of new acquisition opportunities.
  • Collaborate with the publishing team and game team to establish and continually refine LTV and cohort tracking analytics frameworks by country.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Be data-driven: monitor, analyze, understand, stay nimble, adjust, and constantly optimize. Data-driven marketing campaigns are not new to you as you have already conducted some.
  • Strong experience with at least one of the following: SQL, Excel, R (or other statistical analysis tool)
  • Ability to work with third-party tools (Facebook, Google, etc.)
  • Be a strategic thinker
  • Be creative
  • 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.
  • Rigorous and detail orientated.
  • Passion for games.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Problem solver.