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Alacrity Arthouse

Art

3D FX Artist

Alpharetta, GA

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a talented and self-motivated 3D FX Artist to join us in creating a broad range of visual effects art, 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, Realm Royale, Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new game projects!

What our 3D FX Artists do:

  • Develop innovative, complex and visually stunning particle and shader effects within the defined visual style.
  • Create 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.
  • Qualified candidates have:

  • Portfolio materials must demonstrate a strong understanding of real-time particle effects technology, techniques, and implementation in the Unreal Engine 4.
  • Strong technical knowledge of effects generation using Unreal Cascade.
  • Experience with 3D Studio Max, Maya, and Photoshop.
  • Good knowledge of FumeFX, RealFlow and Rayfire.
  • Excellent sense of scale, timing, detail, form, texture and color.
  • Must show an aptitude for learning new/proprietary systems quickly.
  • Must have the ability to quickly conceptualize, present and execute ideas.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Must have the drive to conquer technical challenges.
  • Must be able to handle an ever changing environment and tasks with positivity & excitement.
  • Lead Lighting Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced Lighting Artist to join our an unannounced project, 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:

  • Works closely with Art Directors to create quality and style consistent Lighting across all Games.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities for the Lighting team
  • Provides direction & mentorship to lighting artists for aesthetic and technical considerations
  • 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:

  • 7+ years of experience in lighting for games.
  • 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
  • Lighting Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced Lighting Artist to join Alacrity Arthouse, 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
  • Audio

    Senior Audio Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a Senior Audio Programmer to join our new studio Alacrity Arthouse 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.

    In the Alacrity Arthouse Studio, we support all of Hi-Rez’ game projects with a wide range of art pipeline and creative services starting with direct game art and tech art production and pipeline consultation, but also including cinematics, audio design, and outsourcing support. Alacrity Arthouse is a branch of Hi-Rez Studios dedicated to bring great art solutions to Hi-Rez and other game development studios.

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

    What Our Senior Audio Programmers Do:

  • Design and architect systems and tools across multiple games for the audio team’s needs (such as occlusion, streaming, performance, etc.).
  • Work closely with the audio team to support them in the usage of these systems and tools.
  • Maintain and improve existing audio engine, game systems, tools and middleware.
  • Implement bug fixes using both Unreal Engine 3 and Unreal Engine 4.
  • Test, refine, optimize systems throughout the development cycle to remove bottlenecks and reduce memory footprints.
  • Write clear, maintainable, portable, and highly functional code.
  • Participate in code and architecture reviews.
  • What we are looking for:

  • Exceptional programming skills in C/C++  and UnrealScript.
  • Experience with the Unreal 3 Engine and  Unreal 4 Engine.
  • Strong understanding of AudioKinetic Wwise, and audio specific terminology and technology.
  • Proven outstanding debugging and technical problem ownership skills.
  • 3-5 years of experience with programming for video games, with shipped PC/Console titles.
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Computer Science or similar discipline (Math, Physics, CE or EE) or equivalent experience through professional game development, indie projects, or mods.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication, comfortable working with sound designers.
  • Team-oriented, but self-motivated.
  • Thrives upon change. Comfortable prototyping and working with an iterative development process that changes rapidly.
  • Passion for games.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Problem solver.
  • Preferred candidate has:

  • A strong appreciation for competitive games and plays them on their free time.
  • An extreme passion for all-things audio.
  • Familiarity with Jira from a tools perspective.
  • Experience developing for multiple platforms
  • Senior Sound Designer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a Technical Sound Designer to join our new studio Alacrity Arthouse 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.

    In the Alacrity Arthouse Studio, we support all of Hi-Rez’ game projects with a wide range of art pipeline and creative services starting with direct game art and tech art production and pipeline consultation, but also including cinematics, audio design, and outsourcing support. Alacrity Arthouse is a branch of Hi-Rez Studios dedicated to bring great art solutions to Hi-Rez and other game development studios.

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

    What our Senior Sound Designers do:

  • Sound design high quality audio assets.
  • Implement audio in both Wwise and UE4.
  • Work with Audio Lead to establish a strong audio vision and direction for the game that holistically and sonically matches with other games in the Hi-Rez franchise.
  • Work with Audio Programmer and Technical Sound Designer to innovate and explore new audio features, system design, and implementation processes for the game.
  • Interface with producers, leads, and team members to coordinate audio needs and asset lists.
  • Mentor other sound designers on the team.
  • Build relationships and supervise external sound designers and composers.
  • Lead VO sessions and establish a pipeline for handling post production of VO assets.
  • Field record new audio assets and sound effects.
  • Edit, mix, and master music. 
  • Play the game regularly and continually identify opportunities to improve audio quality.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • A self-motivated individual who works well when left on his/her own and can come up with results that increase the quality of the audio and efficiency of the pipelines.
  • 6+ years of experience in audio for AAA games. 
  • Shipped 2+ games in a senior audio role.
  • Exceptional sound design and implementation skills.
  • Ability to work quickly and go through iterations with the Audio Lead.
  • Ability to work well with feedback, both receiving as well as providing it.
  • Expertise with Wwise.
  • Expertise with Unreal Engine, the more experience with Unreal, the better!
  • Familiarity with Unreal Blueprints.
  • Expertise with Field Recording.
  • Experience working on shooters a plus.
  • Senior Technical Sound Designer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a Senior Technical Sound Designer to join our new studio Alacrity Arthouse 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.

    In the Alacrity Arthouse Studio, we support all of Hi-Rez’ game projects with a wide range of art pipeline and creative services starting with direct game art and tech art production and pipeline consultation, but also including cinematics, audio design, and outsourcing support. Alacrity Arthouse is a branch of Hi-Rez Studios dedicated to bring great art solutions to Hi-Rez and other game development studios.

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

    What our Senior Technical Sound Designers do:

  • Lead the optimization and refinement of current audio pipelines across all games.
  • Establish best-practices for technical audio workflows and ensure the application of this across all games
  • Implement in-game audio.
  • Spec, create, extend, and troubleshoot audio tools, features, and functionality.
  • Provide technical support for sound designers across multiple games.
  • Mentor other technical sound designers on the audio team.
  • Act as a liaison to advocate for audio to the engineering staff, and partner with team members across disciplines to find solutions that best support quality audio.
  • Work with outsourced audio engineers and manage an outsourced pipeline.
  • Play the game regularly and continually identify opportunities to improve audio quality.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 5+ years in a technical sound designer role in the games industry.
  • Exceptional Wwise implementation skills.
  • Familiarity with Unreal Blueprints.
  • Experience with and a deep understanding of Unreal Engine 3 and Unreal Engine 4. The more Unreal experience, the better!
  • Experience with C, C++, and UnrealScript a plus.
  • Experience with visual scripting languages such as Blueprint, Kismet, Max/MSP, etc.
  • Ability to work well with all departments and accept and run with feedback.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.
  • Technical Sound Designer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a Technical Sound Designer to join our new studio Alacrity Arthouse 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.

    In the Alacrity Arthouse Studio, we support all of Hi-Rez’ game projects with a wide range of art pipeline and creative services starting with direct game art and tech art production and pipeline consultation, but also including cinematics, audio design, and outsourcing support. Alacrity Arthouse is a branch of Hi-Rez Studios dedicated to bring great art solutions to Hi-Rez and other game development studios.

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

    What our Technical Sound Designers do:

  • Work with the Senior Technical Sound Designer to optimize and refine current audio pipelines across all games.
  • Apply best practices for technical audio workflows set forth by the Senior Technical Sound Designer for all games.
  • Implement in-game audio.
  • Spec, create, extend, and troubleshoot audio tools, features, and functionality.
  • Provide technical support for sound designers across multiple games.
  • Act as a liaison to advocate for audio to the engineering staff, and partner with team members across disciplines to find solutions that best support quality audio.
  • Work with outsourced audio engineers and manage an outsourced pipeline.
  • Play the game regularly and continually identify opportunities to improve audio quality.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 3+ years in a technical sound designer role in the games industry.
  • Exceptional Wwise implementation skills.
  • Familiarity with Unreal Blueprints.
  • Experience with and a deep understanding of Unreal Engine 3 and Unreal Engine 4. The more Unreal experience, the better!
  • Experience with C, C++, and UnrealScript a plus.
  • Experience with visual scripting languages such as Blueprint, Kismet, Max/MSP, etc. a plus.
  • Ability to work well with all departments and accept and run with feedback.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously. 
  • Publishing

    Marketing

    Advertising Account Manager

    Brighton, UK

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring a qualified Advertising Account Manager at our studio in Brighton, U.K. at Lee House, 21-33 Dyke Road, Brighton BN13FE on our Publishing team! This position will be full time and have a salary range of £35,000 – £40,000. The posting date for this application is March 4, 2019 and the closing date for this application will be April 1, 2019. No direct callers or recruitment agencies will be accepted.

    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, and Hand of the Gods as we embark on exciting new online game projects.


    Job Responsibility:
    • Liaises with client to discuss product service to be marketed, defines target group and assesses
    the suitability of various media.
    • Conceives advertising campaign to impart the desired product image in an effective and
    economical way.
    • Reviews and revises campaign in light of sales figures, surveys, etc.
    • Stays abreast of changes in media, readership or viewing figures and advertising rates.
    • Arranges conferences, exhibitions, seminars, etc. to promote the image of a product, service or
    organisation.
    • Communicate with the Brazilian / Portuguese speaking community on a daily basis to promote
    the company and build a following in Hi-Rez Studios games.
    Skills, Experience, and Qualifications:
    • University or College degree in a Game-oriented major or Marketing, or similar experience
    gained on the job.
    • Experience commensurate to the salary within the Games Industry.
    • Experience working in a SCRUM/Agile Project Management environment.
    • Ability to analyze information and gleam insights from data for significant trends or potential
    issues related to revenue.
    • Ability to work in English (written and oral skills).
    • Full mastery of Jira, Confluence, and CAT tool.
    • Experience in localization and foreign markets is a plus.
    • Knowledge of Brazilian Portuguese to communicate with Brazilian community is a plus.

    CRM Marketing Specialist

    Brighton, UK

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring a CRM marketing specialist to work with our marketing team to improve engagement of our player base by shaping and optimising our mailer strategy 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, 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 and Paladins as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

    What our CRM Specialist do:

  • Managing the strategy, planning and delivery of our mailers.
  • Build user journeys based on audience characteristics and behaviour
  • Develop and maintain email calendars as well as trigger and lifecycle programs
  • Define segments and run A/B testing campaign
  • Work with our brand teams and to set and Implement campaign goals and objectives
  • Provide campaign details including controls to Analytics team for campaign reporting
  • Produce monthly and quarterly campaign reporting, advising on performance and future optimizations
  • Identify new areas of campaign revenue and optimize existing sources (promotion, winback. Churn models)
  • Definite new engagement-based KPI’s to help retain and grow our player base
  • Help define and maintain eCRM software filters, rules and conditions
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Minimum 2 year’s CRM marketing experience in a B2B or B2C company
  • A passion for online games and  competitive games
  • Good technical understanding of software architecture and customer databases
  • Familiarity with SQL or Salesforce object query languages
  • Exceptional English copy-writing skills and be able to craft email copy
  • Demonstrable evidence of achieving financial and customer retention targets for email marketing
  • Experience working with at least one email automation platform (salesforce preferred)
  • Analytical skills to be able to interpret data and insight to drive actionable changes for both business and customer benefit
  • An ownership mentality with an ability to work independently as needed; you love getting hands-on and ‘stuck in’
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Creative thinker
  • Solid grasp of email design and best-practices
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Experience with Salesforce would be a real plus
  • Motion Graphics Animator

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

    Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, PALADINS, and Realm Royale as we embark on exciting new  game projects!

    What our Motion Graphics Animators do

  • Generate motion graphic animations for video projects
  • Design lower thirds & text effects for our video content and social content
  • Record gameplay for our YouTube shows and Twitch streams
  • Capture cinematic in-game/editor footage (Unreal Editor experience a major plus)
  • Implement post production onto live action footage
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 3-5 years of industry or relevant experience in motion graphics animation.
  • Proficiency with Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, 3D Applications ( Cinema 4D, 3Ds Max) and Unreal Engine, Photoshop and Illustrator  and industry standard plugins like trapcode suite.
  • Great communication skills.  We’ll be collaborating across multiple projects with different departments, so being able to communicate effectively is paramount.
  • Ability to give and take constructive feedback.
  • Ability to multitask.  We’ll be working on multiple projects spanning multiple games, often at the same time.
  • A creative, versatile mind.  Our video range from hype esports reels, to comedy series, to gameplay reveals, and beyond.  Being able to adapt to and come up with new projects is necessary.
  • Publishing Producer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

    As a member of our growing band of elite marketing 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 our games to an internet full of demanding and passionate gamers.

    What our Marketing Producer do:

  • Project manage internal and external teams to deliver a wide array of publishing materials, both on time and on budget.
  • Schedule, maintain and drive an aggressive marketing pipeline to deliver consistent and exemplary marketing campaigns.
  • Craft project requirements, deliver it in a digestible format across the organization, coach teammates when they hit roadblocks, and synthesize feedback from key stakeholders throughout the organization.
  • Continuously improving processes and products by reviewing work, delivering feedback, and conducting meaningful retros
  • Who we are looking for:

  • You’re a lifelong gamer who’s passionate about the industry; you use your gaming experience to analyze marketing campaigns, evaluating their strengths and weaknesses and spotting opportunities for improvement.
  • Working knowledge of file types and formats used by modern publishing creative groups.  .jpg .png .tiff .gif .psd .ai .mov .mp4 .ProRes, split audio channels, layered files, print mechanical  -- you don't need to be able to create these assets yourself, but you need to be able to speak the language of those who do.
  • Demonstrated ability to juggle priorities and deadlines in a demanding, schedule-driven environment.
  • Driven and proactive with a can-do attitude. You need to be unafraid to get in there and get your hands dirty. “This isn’t part of my job description” isn’t a phrase you’d ever use.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Of course.
  • Already used Jira / confluence
  • Even better candidates:

  • Experience working on Free-to-play games
  • A gamer that is passionate about bringing competitive gaming to a growing global audience
  • A Certified Project Manager with experience implementing agile methodologies
  • Platform

    BI Data Engineer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a BI Data 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, 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 BI Data Engineers do:

  • Maintain and develop our data warehouse environment.  
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 3-6 years of IT operation, with understanding of database structures, theories, principles and practices.
  • 2-4 years of Microsoft SQL Server experience.  SQL 2016. T-SQL. Stored procedures.
  • 2-4 years of Microsoft SSIS experience.
  • 1-2 years of Amazon Redshift experience.
  • Maintain, create, and monitor ETL 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 scripts which are used in answering business questions or processing database changes.
  • Setup, maintain and monitor SQL Server named instances
  • 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: Tableau, AnswerRocket
  • Scripting in other languages: Windows Powershell, Python, Chef, Puppet
  • Platform - Engine Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

    What our Senior Programmers do:

  • Design and develop new features for our platform and engine code, in support of our multiple games on PC, console, mobile
  • Help optimize performance of our backend, server, and networking code through data driven experimentation
  • What our candidates have:

  • Three years of C/C++ systems programming experience in the games industry
  • Previous work experience on a medium-to-large team
  • Excellent communication across disciplines.
  • Passionate about making great games.
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Experience working with live deployed environments, Linux preferred
  • Experience with Perforce and JIRA
  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • Platform - Graphics Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced Graphics Programmer to work on our Platform team at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

    Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed Paladins, SMITE, and Realm Royale, as we embark on exciting new game projects!

    What our Graphics Programmers do:

  • Implement graphics algorithms, techniques and processes that meet the artistic, design and technical requirements of the project;
  • Work as a key part of an agile development team, organizing and planning the implementation of features with direction from their lead, and assist less experienced programmers;
  • Use practical solutions to implement feature requests, taking into account performance, maintainability and resource usage;
  • Ensure coding standards are followed in their own and others code;
  • Collect, interpret and analyze the technical feasibility of system/feature specifications;
  • Write clear and well-structured code using the appropriate data structure and algorithms while bearing in mind performance, maintenance and architectural requirements;
  • Include comments in the code and document implemented features;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basics of load testing and game feature testing and write test code;
  • Stay up-to-date with technology advances within the field;
  • Perform code reviews for peers;
  • Extract and interpret relevant runtime system resource information (disk IO, network, CPU, memory, etc).
  • What our candidates have:

  • Three years of graphics programming experience in the games industry
  • Good mathematics ability and a familiarity with common 3D graphics principles and rendering algorithms;
  • Good working knowledge of current GPU architecture and modern rendering APIs;
  • Very good C/C++ programming skills, with very good knowledge of object oriented development including design patterns and UML;
  • Experience working with a large game codebase, and it's modules, middleware and associated pipeline;
  • Understanding of speed and memory considerations, and able to implement basic optimizations;
  • Knowledge of common algorithms, data structures and patterns, and their application;
  • Ability to analyze unfamiliar code of a reasonable complexity to understand, extend and refactor an existing module;
  • Ability to debug defects of a reasonable complexity, including memory related issues, and multi-threading;
  • Knowledge of different software development methods such as Test Driven Development, Unit Testing, Agile etc.;
  • Understanding the constraints and technical requirements for console platform development within their area is a plus;
  • Ability to adapt to change;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Information Technology

    Helpdesk Administrator

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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


    What our Helpdesk Administrators do:

  • Coordinate with IT team members on all office equipment and software.
  • Install and configure software,  hardware, and networks.
  • Monitor system performance and troubleshooting issues.
  • Organize and streamline office operations and procedures.
  • Collaborate with other IT team members and customers throughout the business on incidents, support requests, projects, and other initiatives.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Experience with Windows, Apple, and Linux and Apple administration. Linux is a plus.
  • Experience with asset management and tracking.
  • Skilled in network fundamentals, administration and troubleshooting.
  • Ability to excel in a time sensitive, fast paced, 24/7 environment.
  • Create documentation and diagrams for projects and services.
  • Desire to do what it takes to get the job done and help the team and the business succeed.
  • Windows 10 roll-out and roll-out techniques. E.G. scripting, ghost, etc.
  • Experience in Microsoft Active Directory.
  • Experience with identity platforms. E.G. OneLogin, Okta, etc.
  • IT security best practices.
  • CompTIA A+ Certification.
  • CompTIA Network+ Certification.
  • MCDST Certification or any MCP certification.
  • Proven ability to be self-motivated and self-sufficient.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in helpdesk, desktop, or server support or administration.
  • Legal

    In-house Attorney

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an In-house Attorney 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.

    Qualified candidates will have strong academic credentials; excellent writing, analytical, and communication skills; and an eagerness to work hard as part of a team. The Legal Department represents the Company in all legal matters, including corporate governance, contract negotiations, intellectual property matters, employment law matters, Esports matters, and others.  The position will report directly to the General Counsel, as well as working with other members of the legal team and working directly with the Company’s business teams.

    Come join the creator of SMITE, Paladins, and Realm Royale as we embark on exciting new projects.

    What our In-House Attorneys do:

  • Trademark and Copyright matters and filings
  • Data privacy matters
  • Draft and negotiate commercial agreements including vendor, licensing and publishing agreements and IT/IP arrangements
  • Employment law matters
  • Corporate governance and company secretarial matters
  • Occasional legal research
  • Follow legal developments relevant to our business
  • Manage outside counsel
  • Advise and report to legal leadership, as well as working directly with business team members
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Authorized to practice law in Georgia, either through the in-house counsel exception or license in Georgia
  • Law degree from a strong school
  • 2-5 years of legal experience with a reputable law firm or corporation
  • Experience with copyright and trademark matters and/or data privacy is desired.  Other relevant experience may include commercial transactions and licensing arrangements.
  • Legal experience with Esports and/or videogames is a plus.
  • Being a Gamer is a plus, though it is not required to be a gamer as long as you’re willing to dive in to the gaming world
  • Have a “how to” mindset, that seeks the way to accomplish the business objective
  • Ability to focus on the key issues
  • Ability to understand software and other computing technology sufficient to comprehend our transactions and discuss with our business team
  • Business mindset
  • Ability to evaluate risk and uncertainty
  • Self starting, problem solver
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Sense of humor
  • Evil Mojo

    Design

    Paladins - Level Designer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking for a Level Designer to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on Paladins.

    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 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.
  • 2+ years of professional Level Design experience.
  • 1 shipped title.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Passion for games.
  • Preferred:

  • AAA game development experience (shipped title).
  • Engineering

    Paladins - Gameplay Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an innovative Gameplay Programmer to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia, on Paladins.

    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!

    What our Gameplay Programmers do:

  • Design and architect new game enhancements 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, self-documenting, portable code.
  • Participate in code and architecture reviews.
  • What we are looking for:

  • Exceptional C/C++ design and programming skills.
  • 2+ years of software programming experience.
  • Experience with source control.
  • Background in math including Linear Algebra.
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Computer Science or similar discipline (Math, Physics, CE or EE) or equivalent professional game development experience.
  • Excellent problem solving ability.
  • Team-oriented but self-motivated.
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Strong work ethic coming from a passion for developing games.
  • Preferred candidate has:

  • Experience with programming online multiplayer games.
  • Experience with Unreal engine.
  • Experience with animation systems.
  • Experience with cross platform development (Windows, Xbox, PS4, and Switch).
  • Paladins - Lead Gameplay Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is immediately hiring an experienced Lead Programmer to work at our studio on Paladins 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 our Lead Programmers do:

  • Works closely with Technical Director to create & maintain the code base at a set quality and efficiency bar.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities for the Programming team
  • Provides direction & mentoring to the programming team
  • Design and architect new game enhancements and implement bug fixes using UE3
  • 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.
  • Proven outstanding debugging and technical problem ownership skills.
  • 7+ years of experience with programming for video games, with shipped PC/Console titles.
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Computer Science or similar discipline (Math, Physics, CE or EE) or equivalent experience through professional game development, indie projects, or mods.
  • Experience leading or mentoring less experienced programmers.
  • Experience with the Unreal Engine.
  • Team-oriented, but self-motivated.
  • Thrives upon change. Comfortable prototyping and working with an iterative development process that changes rapidly.
  • Passion for games. Strong work ethic.
  • Problem solver.
  • Preferred candidate has:

  • A strong appreciation for competitive games and plays them on their free time.
  • Familiarity with Jira from a tools perspective.
  • Paladins - Senior Gameplay Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

    Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, 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.
  • What 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 structure of unreal, the ‘unreal way’ of developing games.
  • Experience with Scaleform.
  • Experience with animation subsystems.
  • Knowledge of source control.
  • Experience with PC/Windows programming.
  • Heroic Leap

    Engineering

    Realm Royale - Gameplay Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is immediately hiring qualified Gameplay Programmer to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on Realm Royale.

    Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Paladins, and Hand of the Gods; 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 and/or Unreal Engine 4
  • 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 structure of unreal, the ‘unreal way’ of developing games.
  • Experience with Scaleform.
  • Experience with animation subsystems.
  • Knowledge of source control.
  • Experience with PC/Windows programming.
  • Realm Royale - Systems Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced Systems Programmer to work on Realm 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 SMITE, Paladins, Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new game projects!

    What our Systems Programmers 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.
  • What 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.
  • Titan Forge

    Design

    SMITE - Level Designer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking for a Level Designer to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on SMITE.

    Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Paladins, and Realm Royale as we enhance and expand our online action games.

    What our Level Designers do:

  • Design and implement 3D levels using Unreal Engine 3 for an Online Multiplayer game.
  • Set-dressing using Environment Art assets.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 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.
  • 2+ years of professional Level Design experience.
  • 1 shipped title.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Passion for games.
  • Preferred:

  • AAA game development experience (shipped title).
  • Community

    SMITE - Community Specialist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced, video game centric Community specialist 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, and Hand of the Gods as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

    What our Community Specialists do:

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

  • 2-4 years of experience building and supporting a gaming community, either professionally or as a "passion."
  • In-depth knowledge of SMITE and its community.
  • Proven skills with social media (YouTube, Twitter, FaceBook and/or other related.)
  • Team-oriented, but self-motivated.
  • Great communication skills - both written and verbal.
  • Thrives upon change, & is comfortable working inside a dynamic work environment.
  • Passion for games. Strong work ethic.
  • Problem solver.
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field (Marketing, Communications, etc).
  • Proven experience within both Console and PC communities.
  • Art

    SMITE - Concept Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced Concept Artist to join our SMITE 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 and Hand of the Gods 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.
  • Help mentor other concept artist on the team.
  • Create artwork for both reference use by the Art team, and for promotional and marketing purposes.
  • Follow Art Direction to maintain visual style of the game, and create designs that stay within technical constraints.
  • Participate in critiquing your work and the work of other artists.
  • Who we are looking for:

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

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

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

    We are looking for someone who has strong illustration skill and at the same time possesses a somewhat technical mind.  They can create beautiful, high-end rendered graphics but understand or is willing to learn the technical side of how a programmer and/or a software programmer requires these assets to be set up and saved to work inside a game.  Time will be balanced between creating art and doing set up in our tools system and importing game-ready assets ready for our programmers to use.

    Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Paladins, and Realm Royale as we embark on exciting new  game projects!

    What our UI Artist Do:

  • Works closely with the Art Director to create quality and style consistent UI art & Design.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities for the UI Art & Design Team
  • Provides direction & mentorship to UI artists & Designers for aesthetic and technical considerations
  • Participate in critiquing your work and the work of other artists.
  • Create Icon assets for badges, achievements, buttons iconography as well as other UI menu assets.
  • Work closely with programmers and create an efficient workflow to generate and implement assets into the game.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Has great passion and creativity for interface design, with strong art skills regarding iconography and 2D graphics, and a good understanding of interface functionality.
  • Strong conceptual and traditional art skills. (Can’t stress this one enough).Excellent portfolio showing all phases of game asset production from roughs through finished assets.
  • At least 7+ industry experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator and other 2D illustration programs.
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating solid UI iconography and illustrative ability.
  • Ability to conceptualize and paint a wide variety of icons and UI elements to support the game.
  • Proactive work ethic and be a capable problem solver who is not afraid of big challenges.
  • Plays and enjoys computer and console games
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Worked on at least 1 shipped game title as a 2D Artist / User Interface Artist.
  • After Effects experience a plus.
  • SMITE - Senior Concept Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced Concept Artist to join our SMITE 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 and Hand of the Gods 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.
  • Help mentor other concept artist on the team.
  • 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.
  • Unannounced

    Engineering

    Unannounced Project - Gameplay Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an innovative Gameplay Programmer 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!

    What our Gameplay Programmers do:

  • Design and architect new game enhancements and defects fixes using Unreal Engine 3 and/or Unreal Engine 4.
  • 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:

  • Experience with programming online multiplayer games.
  • Experience with Unreal engine.
  • Familiar with Blueprints and UMG.  
  • Experience with animation subsystems.
  • Knowledge of source control.
  • Experience with PC/Windows programming.
  • Unannounced Project - Technical Director

    Brighton, UK

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is seeking an experienced Technical Director to join our team, and work on an unannounced project at our studio in Brighton, UK.

    Work alongside a team of talented / skilled artists, engineers, and designers; enjoying the support of a company whose culture is centered on iterative game development and delivering software as a service.

    We are seeking an Technical Director to oversee an unannounced project expanding on our current franchises. We’re looking for a well-practiced leader, deeply familiar with the art of game development, top tier tech in our industry, and the AAA environment. The right fit for this position must have the veteran experience and leadership skills to manage a growing team while maintaining clear and constant communication with stakeholders throughout the organization both in our Brighton, UK and Alpharetta, GA studios.

    What our Technical Directors do:

  • Coordinate technical knowledge and the exchange of resources across the development team.
  • Facilitate an environment of collaboration, encouraging the use of technologies developed for the betterment of Hi-Rez Studios and the development team.
  • Act as a first point of contact, outreach, and technical due-diligence for outsourced technical resources, our internal platform team, and vendors.
  • Act as a liaison between Senior Management and studio-level technical management to promote understanding, communication, and direction.
  • Foster communication between technical leaders to ensure the creation quality software.
  • Manage & mentor the development team’s technical, QA, and production leads as they create scalable, available, and reliable products.
  • Collaborate with the discipline leads and cross-studio staff to create and manage the development schedule
  • To manage multi-disciplinary teams, assist in day-to-day activities such as scheduling and general problem solving
  • Communicate with senior management on all development status, and collaborate with directors to solve problems and mitigate risk
  • Manage the dependencies and development process with internal studio services and external partners including audio, localization, QA, community and marketing departments
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Must have at least 5 years of programming experience on a multiplayer or online, console and PC development
  • Must have held a production or leadership position during the launch of a console or PC game
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Deep understanding of game engine technology (familiarity with UE4) across PC, and console systems
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to relate complex technical concepts to business leaders
  • Capacity for mentoring and building connections between experienced technical leads
  • Deep understanding of the content creation pipeline for a AAA game or engine
  • Must thoroughly understand the mechanics behind cross discipline team collaboration and development driven product ownership
  • Ability to prioritize feature development/initiatives balancing both business and qualitative needs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively to solve problems in an efficient manner
  • Ability to create project schedules and milestones, monitor the progress of department milestones and individual tasks against those schedulesExcellent organizational skills, detail oriented
  • Project management software skills using Jira, Hansoft, Microsoft Project or other project management software
  • Design

    Unannounced Project - Level Designer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking for a Level Designer to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on an unannounced project.

    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 4.
  • 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 4, 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.
  • 2+ years of professional Level Design experience.
  • 1 shipped title.
  • Passion for games.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Preferred:

  • AAA game development experience (shipped title).
  • Art

    Unannounced Project - Senior Character Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced Senior 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 in a realistic art style.
  • 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:

  • 5+ years of experience creating AAA quality character assets for games, film or animation.
  • Portfolio demonstrating exceptional character designs with animatable topology.
  • Most know Marvelous Designer or demonstrate a strong knowledge of sculpting cloth wrinkles and folds.
  • Most demonstrate the ability to create appealing hair assets for game characters.
  • Strong grasp of composition, color theory, value, form, scale, shape language, and silhouette.
  • Strong knowledge of human anatomy and proportions with a focus on faces.
  • 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
  • Ability to adapt to multiple art styles.
  • Understanding of Rigging/Animation a plus
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