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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
  • Centralized - 2D Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a 2D Artist to join our Centralized Services 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.

    As part of our team you will primarily be creating illustrations to be paired with Paladins, as well as supporting other Hi-Rez games. You will be working closely with other artists, mimic multiple artistic styles, make modifications to existing art, and working to maintain a high standard in the company’s 2D presentations.  You will create dynamic interesting illustrations with strong composition and colors, featuring both characters, objects and environments.

    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 2D Artist do:

  • Work closely with our VP of Art to create visually compelling illustrations to be used in-game and for marketing
  • Create multiple sketches based on a single concept or brief
  • Creating dynamic illustrations featuring characters, objects, and environments
  • Create icons, UI elements and other 2d art needsWill follow a style guide
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 2+ years of experience as a 2D Artist in the Games Industry
  • Knowledge of Photoshop
  • Excellent traditional art skills with a strong grasp of composition, anatomy, color theory, perspective, lighting, environment and characters
  • Ability to mimic multiple artistic styles
  • Good communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work quickly and precisely in a fast-paced environment, and keep tight deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Knowledge of video games, fantasy and science fiction genre
  • Have a proactive work ethic and desire to learn
  • Mobile - 3D 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.
  • Mobile Games - Animator/Rigger

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced Animator/Rigger to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on our Mobile Games.
    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 do our Animator/Riggers do:

  • Deliver high quality animations in various styles for Unity based games.
  • Develop animations for gameplay as well as menu & UI treatments.
  • Execute animations including rough outs, polished animations, cinematics, and posing
  • Work closely with modeling and animation teams to create optimized rigs that fully address the needs of the character’s functionality and limitations.
  • Weight characters in an efficient manner while maintaining a high degree of visual and deformation fidelity.
  • Create and/or support tools that streamline the character creation workflow throughout the entire pipeline.
  • Maintain character hierarchical standards and protocols.
  • Ability to troubleshoot pre-existing character rig setups / scripts.
  • Support the team in game design.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 3+ years experience with animating, character rigging, & skinning in a production environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of Maya.
  • Past experience with various rig setups, including bipedal, quadruped, and complex robotic / mechanical setups.
  • Strong understanding of MELScript, Python,  scripted controllers and expressions.
  • In-depth knowledge of FK/IK systems.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrate pride and responsibility in your work when given the freedom to work independently
  • Demonstrate modesty and respect when receiving feedback from your team
  • Experience with Unity sprite generation and animation.
  • Mobile Games - FX Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced FX Artist to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.
    At Hi-Rez, you will have an opportunity to be part of an innovative environment that embraces new and different ideas. We are a passionate and enthusiastic bunch who love video games. We have incredibly talented individuals who are empowered to create, & challenged to learn. All of this means more opportunities for you to unleash your ingenuity, energy, collaboration, and dedication.
    Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Paladins, Hand of the Gods, etcas we embark on exciting new  game projects!

    What our FX Artists 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
  • Take ownership over the creative for all visual effects in a mobile game, from in-game full effects & supporting effects to effects added in the menu and various UI systems.
  • Support team in game design.
  • Who we are looking for:

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

    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 - FX Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

    Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Paladins, Hand of the Gods, etc 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:

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

    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
  • Development

    Associate Platform/Technology Programmer - Game Engine

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

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

    What our Platform Programmers do:

  • Design, prototype, code, and test engine software that supports Hirez Games.  
  • Includes work on Unreal Engine 3 and 4  games.  
  • Must be very comfortable with low and mid level c++ code.  
  • Work may include graphics engine and game play engine projects.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Exceptional C/C++ design and programming skills.
  • Experience with Unreal 3 / 4
  • Experience with game engine graphics or game play systems
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Computer Science or similar discipline (Math, Physics, CE or EE) or equivalent experience
  • Team-oriented but self-motivated
  • Thrives upon change.
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Problem solver
  • Outstanding debug skills
  • 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.
  • Hand of the Gods - UI Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced UI Programmer to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.
    Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Paladins, Hand of the Gods, etc as we embark on exciting new game projects!

    What our UI Programmers do:

  • Design, prototype, code, and unit test User Interface enhancements, features, and fixes for the game Hand of the Gods.
  • You will implement UI screens and functionality using Unreal Engine 4 and UMG.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Exceptional programming skills with 2+ years of software programming experience.
  • Thrives upon change.
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Strong User Interface layout and design skills.
  • 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
  • Passion for games.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Problem solver
  • Preferred candidate:

  • UI programming experience
  • Experience with Unreal 4 engine.
  • Experience with UMG
  • Knowledge of source control
  • Experience with PC/Windows programming
  • Experience programming for console games
  • 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.
  • Platform/Technology Programmer - Game Engine

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

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

    What our Platform Programmers do:

  • Design, prototype, code, and test engine software that supports Hirez Games.  
  • Includes work on Unreal Engine 3 and 4  games.  
  • Must be very comfortable with low and mid level c++ code.  
  • Work may include graphics engine and game play engine projects.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Exceptional C/C++ design and programming skills.
  • 2+ years of software programming experience
  • Experience with Unreal 3 / 4
  • Experience with game engine graphics or game play systems
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Computer Science or similar discipline (Math, Physics, CE or EE) or equivalent experience
  • Team-oriented but self-motivated
  • Thrives upon change.
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Problem solver
  • Outstanding debug skills
  • 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
  • eSports

    Associate Video Production Specialist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Contract

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking for a multiple SMITE-loving Associates Video Production Specialist to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia, as part-time support during our events.  
    As a member of our growing band of elite video producing warriors, you will be part creative, part leader, and--most importantly--an all around production ninja.  You know how to get things done in a collaborative work environment, are super proactive, and you're ready to help us bring SMITE and Paladins to an internet full of demanding and passionate gamers.

    What our Video Production Specialist do:

  • Operate a camera
  • Do live replays
  • Use a video switcher
  • Operate and edit live on air graphics
  • Use an audio board
  • Be a part of the team that produces live eSports eventsGive feedback and ideas to make the show even better
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Someone who can adapt to a live fast passed environment
  • Fast learner
  • Must know Adobe suite
  • Excelent communication skills
  • Being knowledgeable about eSports is a plus
  • Able to travel
  • Must have experience in live production environment
  • Platform

    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 Developer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a Database Developer/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 Developers/DBAs do:

  • Write conversion scripts which include both DDL and DML.
  • Optimize, execute and troubleshoot database conversion scripts.
  • Work with programmers to develop and optimize queries used by the games and ancillary systems.
  • Administer and maintain SQL development and production environments to ensure maximum uptime and business confidence.
  • 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 Database Development experience, SQL 2008/2016.
  • Strong knowledge of SQL and stored procedures
  • Create, maintain and extend database scripts which are used in answering business questions or processing database changes
  • Maintain, create, and monitor various database processes
  • Proactively monitor the system hardware utilization, make capacity planning periodically for database systems
  • Preferred candidate has:

  • BS Degree in one of the following subject areas: Computer Science or Information Technology
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Knowledge of reporting and query tools.
  • Experience with SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Scripting in other languages: Windows Powershell, VBScript, Python
  • Experience with third party tools such as SQLSafe
  • Technical documentation skills
  • Team-oriented but self-motivated
  • Strong work ethic
  • Problem solver
  • Design

    Game Designer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a passionate Game Designer 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, & 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 game designers do:

  • Pitch innovative game features that are designed to improve customer acquisition, engagement and/or monetization, but overall must be fun.
  • Collaborate with the engineering and art team to effectively implement new features and systems.
  • Manage game systems, economics & mechanics
  • Modeling and tuning complex game systems
  • Provide clear feature documentation, diagrams, wireframes and/or prototypes
  • Analyze live data and player feedback to continually optimize existing game experience
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 2+ years of game design experience
  • First Person Shooter experience Prefered.
  • Thorough understanding of Paladins required.
  • Ability to analyze gameplay mechanics and feature designsAble to design game systems, individual gameplay features & player progressions
  • Understanding of game balance, including statistics, virtual goods, economics and user motivationsUnderstanding of interaction design concepts and principles
  • Able to excel in an rapid iteration environment
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • A passion for character creation
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Unannounced Project - Associate Game Designer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a passionate Associate Game Designer/QA Analyst 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, Hand of the Gods & more, as we embark on exciting new  game projects!

    What our game designers do:

  • Pitch innovative game features that are designed to improve customer acquisition, engagement and/or monetization, but overall must be fun.
  • Collaborate with the engineering and art team to effectively implement new features and systems.
  • Manage game systems, economics & mechanics
  • Provide clear feature documentation, diagrams, wireframes and/or prototypes
  • Analyze live data and player feedback to continually optimize existing game experience
  • 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:

  • Bachelors degree in game design or related field
  • First Person Shooter experience Preferred.
  • Ability to analyze gameplay mechanics and feature designs
  • Able to design game systems, individual gameplay features & player progressions
  • Understanding of game balance, including statistics, virtual goods, economics and user motivationsUnderstanding of interaction design concepts and principles
  • Able to excel in an rapid iteration environment
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • A passion for character creation
  • Community

    Hand of the Gods - Associate Community Specialist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an Associate Community Specialist to work on Hand of the Gods 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, Hand of the Gods, etcas 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.
  • Help manage our social media platforms, Twitch channel, and official Forums.
  • Generally serve as an advocate inside of Hi-Rez for the Gaming Community.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Proven experience building and supporting a gaming community, either professionally or as a "passion."
  • Great communication skills - both written and verbal.
  • Proven skills with social media and gaming channels (YouTube, Twitter, FaceBook, Twitch, and/or other related.)
  • Team-oriented, but self-motivated.
  • Thrives upon change.
  • Comfortable working inside a dynamic work environment.
  • Passion for games.
  • Strong work ethic and comfortable with multitasking.
  • Creative individual who is excited to engage our community in fun and interesting ways.
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Experience running tournaments or some form of online competition.
  • On-Camera or public speaking experience.
  • Knowledge of Hand of the Gods or other Hi-Rez Studios’ games & their communities.
  • 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.
  • SMITE - UI Artist/Designer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

    We are looking for an exceptional User Interface Artist who wants be a part of a close-knit and fast-paced development team. This person will work directly with the Art 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 Artist/Designers do:

  • Design compelling, easy to understand visual treatments for the game UIs and menus.
  • Create and implement UI designs, from 2D assets to Scaleform integration.
  • Ability to create high quality textured UI elements (Buttons, Scrollbars, panel frames, etc").
  • Work closely with and take direction from the Art Director to maintain a consistent art style for the UI and menus.
  • Work closely with designers and provide ideas on how to best convey important game information to the player in the most straightforward but uncluttered way possible.
  • Work closely with programmers and create an efficient workflow to generate and implement UI and menu assets into the game.
  • Create conceptual samples, user flow diagrams, and high fidelity prototypes to solidify design direction and plans.
  • Identify priorities and gaps in current designs, and contribute and iterate on creative solutions.
  • Ability to create programmer ready assets.
  • 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
  • At least 2+ years of game experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, After Effects, and Scaleform.
  • Excellent conceptual and illustration skills.
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating solid UI and graphic design skill.
  • Good understanding of interactive market trends and visual styles.
  • Ability to create both original creative art assets for UI, as well as match existing art styles (if needed).
  • 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 user interface artist.
  • Experience in 3D, FX, or other specializations.
  • After Effects experience a plus.
  • Production

    Mobile Games - Production Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking for an Associate Production Artist to join our growing mobile division in Alpharetta, Georgia.

    In this role, you will be part of a publishing arm dedicated to the mobile market and guide new games through the art process for branding, marketing, and illustration.

    You will take ownership of projects and maintain creative involvement from start to finish. This means you are excellent at understanding the goals of a project, know the right questions to ask and how to find answers, and are comfortable with receiving and implementing feedback from your peers. You must be able to manage outsourced artwork and handle a high-volume workload in a demanding environment. You will also enjoy a rare opportunity to contribute to multiple games in the process.

    What the Production Artist will do:

  • Design effective and creative art for online advertising, game websites, and print materials, working with external development teams, internal departments, and a General Manager to see projects through to completion.
  • Personally create high quality illustrations and store assets (e.g., App Store, Play Store), manipulate image composition, perform paint overs, and handle other art-related tasks as necessary.
  • Give guidance, participate in iterative reviews, and approve all mobile game materials related to your assigned projects, which will range from traditional marketing art (both print and digital), to event and convention art, to web art.
  • Author and iterate on style guides for assigned mobile games. Then, create visual designs using those standards, including layout, visual concept, and typography.
  • Create graphics for social media and online promotions, including high quality illustrations consistent with AAA standards for 2D artwork.
  • Build, manage, and maintain a network of external artists who will assist with creating marketing art. Own quality control over all incoming assets, providing detailed feedback and approvals in order to deliver the best work product possible.
  • Handle multiple tasks simultaneously from different sources of accountability and meet both milestones and final deadlines with limited supervision while keeping stakeholders appropriately informed and engaged.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 3+ years professional experience as an artist.
  • Bachelor's Degree in media art or related field or equivalent work.
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and other graphic design tools.
  • Comprehensive understanding of design principles and typography, including an exceptional eye for composition, contrast, and color.
  • Creative mind, as demonstrated by your ability to generate innovative concepts, designs, and ideas (please include these in your portfolio).
  • Deals well with ambiguity and can create effective solutions out of disarray.
  • Maintain production, design, and process standards of the highest quality.
  • Knowledge of social media platforms, associated media requirements, and best practices.
  • Knowledge of image formats and printed media with a strong understanding of the print production process for design and advertising.
  • Organized and capable of remaining productive with a very high workload -- excellent time management skills are required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Willing to travel and work flexible hours (including late nights and weekends).
  • Cover letter and a portfolio that displays your branding, marketing, and illustration skills is required. Review our key marketing art so you understand what to submit.
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Interest in mobile games.
  • Experience working in a marketing agency or games industry.
  • Sincere passion for branding, advertising, and story-telling through art.
  • Unannounced Project - Associate Producer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking for an Associate Producer to join our growing us on an unannounced project in Alpharetta, Georgia.

    In this role, you will help guide this new game through planning, implementation, testing, release, and live operations. You will wear many different hats along the way, and must be comfortable with a high-volume workload in a demanding environment. You will also enjoy a rare opportunity to help Hi-Rez build an entire new IP!

    What the Associate Producer / Producer will do:

  • Create and manage project schedules, working with the development teams and a General Manager to see project through to completion.
  • Develop, maintain, and distribute status reports that document deliverables, risks, contingency plans, roadblocks, and resource constraints to all stakeholders.
  • Identify and create planning tools, methodologies, and communication channels to establish an efficient development process. Then, build consensus and drive consistent adoption of these new tools and processes.
  • Coordinate cross-functional work across multiple teams, providing motivation and direction to ensure goals, milestones, and deadlines are met on time.
  • Organize playtests and analyze game quality, reliability, usability, and performance, ensuring that the game meets the highest standards possible.
  • Assist with our distribution process and stay informed about the latest development and publishing features available.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree in game development or similar discipline
  • Interest in PC/Console.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Comfortable working across numerous disciplines.
  • Strong analytical mindset and critical thinking ability.
  • Deals well with ambiguity and can create effective solutions out of disarray.
  • Thrives in a team-oriented environment, even under very tight deadlines.
  • Willing to work flexible hours and travel.
  • Even better candidates:

  • Experience with Atlassian solutions, including Jira and Confluence.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the games market, best practices, development, and/or publishing.
  • 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.
  • Video Editor (Esports Content)

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a Video Editor to join our Marketing 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 Video Editors do:

  • The Video Editor (Esports) position will focus on creating daily video content, with a focus on Paladins esports.
  • The candidate will work closely with the Video Production, Live Production, and Esports teams.
  • Work within the Video Production department to create content for our weekly schedule.
  • Work alongside the Esports team to conceptualize and execute content for Paladins esports.
  • Collaborate with the live production team on brand consistency and gameplay capture.
  • Accept feedback from the Video Production, Motion Graphics, and Live Production teams.
  • Other departmental duties and projects as instructed by management.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Extensive working knowledge of non-linear editing software (Adobe Premiere preferred).
  • Knowledgable in esports video production & style.
  • Ability to multi-task and focus on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Collaborator - able to work alongside all major divisions of our esports team
  • The right candidate will exhibit a proven record of creating consistently high quality content and a strong collaborative mentality.
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Experience with After Effects and Photoshop.
  • Experience with gameplay capture.
  • Background or experience with Hi-Rez's library of games.
  • Background or experience with Paladins esports.
  • Excellent communicator.