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Associate Customer Support Representative

Alpharetta, GA

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is immediately hiring a qualified Customer Support Representative 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 grow our online communities.
We are looking for candidates for shift work between the hours of 8am and 8pm, Monday - Friday.

What our CS Reps do:

  • Provide first line support for players of all Hi-Rez games, covering multiple gaming platforms.  
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Bilingual (German, French, Turkish, Polish).
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills.
  • High level of customer service skills.
  • Testing and organization skills.
  • Team-oriented but self-motivated.
  • Passion for games.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Problem solver
  • Preferred Candidates have:

  • Customer service experience.
  • Technical support experience.
  • Salesforce experience.
  • Google Suite experience
  • 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, and 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 Python, 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.
  • Database Administrator

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a Database Administrator to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

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

    The Platform and Operations Division of Hi-Rez Studios is responsible for the development and support of programs that affect all Hi-Rez Products.  Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Paladins & Tribes: Ascend, as we embark on exciting new game projects!

    What our DBAs do:

  • Maintain SQL development and production environments to ensure maximum uptime and business confidence
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 3-6 years of IT operation, with understanding of database structures, theories, principals and practices.
  • 2-4 year of Microsoft SQL Server experience.  SQL 2008/2016. T-SQL. Stored procedures.
  • Monitor and validate that the various database backup operations are successful
  • Maintain, create, and monitor various database processes
  • Proactively monitor the system hardware utilization, make capacity planning periodically for database systems
  • Establish and maintain appropriate end-user database access control levels, actively monitor the databases to ensure secure availability.
  • Create, maintain and extend scripts which are used in answering business questions or processing database changes
  • Setup, maintain and monitor Windows failover clustering
  • 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.
  • Experience with SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Scripting in other languages: Windows Powershell, Python, Chef, Puppet
  • Operations Admin

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is immediately hiring qualified Operations Administrator to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on our Operations team.

    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 Ops Admin do:

  • Create, investigate, resolve or escalate trouble tickets for issues received via monitoring
  • Understand and deliver on ticket escalation expectations
  • Own the responsibility of your tickets by ensuring statuses are kept current, documentation is clear and issues are resolved.
  • Tickets must be updated in real time as events and actions occur.
  • Reporting progress to Internal and External groups notifying them of resolutions through various sorts of documentation
  • Solid ability to communicate effectively with both technical staff and end users
  • Attends to obligations and supports other company initiatives as directed.
  • Monitor Social Media and advise internal groups of reported issues
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Experience with Windows and Linux infrastructure administration
  • Skilled in network fundamentals, administration and troubleshooting
  • Ability to excel in a time sensitive, fast paced, 24/7 environment
  • Desire to do what it takes to get the job done and help the team and the business succeed
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and problem-solving skills
  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in System and Software Administration
  • Platform - Senior Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced Senior 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:

  • 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.
  • 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
  • Human Resources

    Human Resources Business Partner

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a games loving HR Business Partner to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

    The HR Business Partner will provide HR expertise and a variety of day to day HR support activities to production and support teams within XX Studios.  Reporting to the Director of HR, the HR Business Partner will provide advice and counsel in all areas of HR including: on-going employee relations, employee development, interpretation of HR policies, and creating and implementing new programs and initiatives.

    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 Human Resources Business Partners do

  • Support Producers in implementing human resource strategies depending on the organizational vision;
  • Act as an advisor to Leads on issues relating to policy interpretation and employee relations; providing coaching techniques and developing performance improvement plans;
  • Act as a point of contact to respond to the production teams general HR related inquiries;
  • Participate in the development and implementation of programs, activities and Human Resources Systems (performance evaluation, compensation plan, training and development, promotion management, succession planning, organizational development and recognition);
  • Working closely with the HR Director and HR team members to develop and implement HR strategic programs that will drive increased employee satisfaction and commitment levels;
  • Administer and explain benefits program to employees and serve as a liaison between employees and Compensation & Benefits specialist;
  • Work closely with Payroll to ensure all information and documentation (new employees, bonus payments, salary increases) are accurate and delivered on-time for the semi-monthly completion of payroll.
  • Assist with recruitment functions from facilitating onsite interviews, to on-boarding of successful candidates;
  • Facilitate immigration process for new hires & renewals, with Corporate Immigration Attorney
  • Prepare and conduct new hire orientation, onboarding, and documentation;

  • Employee Relations
  • Effectively engage employees and communicate with all levels of the organization providing advice, assistance and follow up on studio policies and programs;
  • Effectively resolve employee issues and concerns for support teams;
  • Work with managers to create employee development plans and Performance Improvement Plans when necessary for support teams.

  • Projects
  • Collaborate with HR Team to implement the yearly performance review process;
  • Assist the Director of Human Resources & HR Team with special projects such as (but not limited to): compensation analysis, headquarters annual salary review report and presentation, studio presentations, town hall meetings and service awards.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Experience & Education:
  • Minimum 4 years relevant experience in human resources as a generalist, business partner or other relevant experience.
  • Must have completed either an undergraduate or post-graduate degree in Human Resources Management
  • Human Resources experience in the entertainment, creative industry, or tech start-up industry is an asset.
  • Other skills:
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills;
  • High level of attention to details;
  • Ability to perform tasks with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to work with all levels within the organization;
  • Demonstrates creativity and innovation in solutions;
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written;
  • Able to work in a fast paced and changing environment.
  • Marketing

    Marketing 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 create, improve, and shepherd a marketing production pipeline that consistently delivers amazing experiences for players. 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 a global audience of passionate gamers.

    What our Marketing Producers 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.
  • You have over 3 years of experience serving as a project manager, producer, marketing, or brand professional
  • Working knowledge of agile project manager principles. Ability to implement and teach agile methods to teams of varying levels of experience
  • 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.
  • Even better candidates:

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

    Paladins Strike - QA Analyst

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring a Paladins Strike - QA Analyst to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  

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

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

    What our QA Analysts do:

  • Work with Production to create and implement comprehensive, effective, and detailed Quality Plans and Test Procedures for all assigned games.
  • Ensure our games meet the 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 are we looking for:

  • Fluency in Mandarin.
  • 2+ years of QA experience in mobile games (or a related field).
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-faceted, and collaborative environment.
  • Passion for games and game development.
  • Familiar with building test cases and test plans.
  • Familiar with Unity.
  • Familiar with bug tracking software management systems such as JIRA.
  • Working knowledge of Google Sheets or Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent troubleshooting, organization, critical thinking, and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Incredible attention to detail.
  • Willing to work flexible hours and collaborate directly with development teams abroad, including in China.
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Interest in mobile games.
  • Basic knowledge of iOS and Android systems.
  • Strong understanding of Hi-Rez games and services.
  • College degree in Computer Science, Game Design, or other applicable field.
  • Alacrity Arthouse

    Art

    Central Creative Services - Technical Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is immediately hiring a qualified Technical Artist to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

    Our Tech Artist will focus on engine side implementation and setup, dealing heavily with Unreal Engine 3 and 4. Day to day tasks include engine side character setup, interfacing with programmers, working with designers, and supporting artists and animators to help shape the stage for characters, features, and systems.

    The ideal candidate will have experience working with multiple teams and be a point of contact for troubleshooting and implementation within the engine. Have strong technical problem solving skills that allow for quick project execution. Be well rounded in multiple areas of the pipeline to identify blockers and produce quality work within the technical constraints of the project.

    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 Tech Artist do:

  • Export Animations from Maya/3DS Max and import them into Unreal.
  • Create and maintain BluePrints, Anim Sets, Character Models, and Physics Assets in Unreal.
  • Work with programmers to create the tech needed to support new features and systems.
  • Work with designers to achieve the gameplay functionality needed.
  • Work with the art teams to support their work engine side.
  • Create and maintain database entries for characters/weapons and other game related assets.
  • Maintain the integrity of the project by way of best practices, naming conventions, documentation, etc.
  • Ability to troubleshoot existing tech and support incoming tech.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 2+ years of Technical Art or related experience
  • Unreal Engine 3/4 experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Maya.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate with multiple teams.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Self-motivated, well organized, and able to multitask.
  • Passion for games with a strong work ethic.
  • Preferred:

  • Understanding of Character Animation and Character Rigging.
  • Experience with the game development pipeline from start to finish.
  • Scripting/Programming experience is a plus.
  • Material creation experience is a plus.
  • 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 4 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).
  • Quality Assurance

    Paladins - Associate QA Analyst

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced QA Analyst 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, and challenged to learn. All of this means more opportunities for you to unleash your ingenuity, energy, collaboration, and dedication.

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

    What our QA Analysts do:

  • Verify external bug reports from community sources and reproduce error steps in detail for all assigned games.
  • Ensure our game products meet high standards of quality, reliability, usability, and performance through hands-on testing and problem reporting.
  • Interpret, analyze and evaluate testing progress at specific Milestones related to QA deliverables and platform-specific content and functionality requirements.
  • Who we are looking for:

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

  • Knowledge of: MS SQL; MySQL; JSON.
  • Strong understanding of Hi-Rez products, especially Paladins.
  • College degree in Computer Science, Game Design, or other applicable field.
  • Art

    Paladins - Concept Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced Concept Artist to join our Paladins team, and work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

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

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

    What our Artists do:

  • Explore a wide variety of ideas for new characters and character skins.
  • Create detailed and polished final illustrations as requested.
  • Create artwork for both reference use by the Art team, and for promotional and marketing purposes.
  • Follow Art Direction to maintain visual style of the game, and create designs that stay within technical constraints.
  • Participate in critiquing your work and the work of other artists.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 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.
  • Engineering

    Paladins - Software Engineer

    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 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.
  • 3+ 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

    Art

    Realm Royale - Character Rigger

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a Character Rigger to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on Realm Royale.

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

    At Hi-Rez, you will have an opportunity to be part of an innovative environment that embraces new and different ideas. We are a passionate and enthusiastic bunch who love video games.

    We have incredibly talented individuals who are empowered to create, & challenged to learn. All of this means more opportunities for you to unleash your energy, collaboration, and dedication.

    What our Riggers do:

  • Work closely with modeling and animation teams to create optimized rigs that fully address the needs of the character’s functionality.
  • Weight characters in an efficient manner while maintaining a high degree of visual and deformation fidelity.
  • Create tools that streamline the character creation workflow throughout the entire pipeline.
  • Maintain character hierarchical standards and protocols.
  • Ability to troubleshoot pre-existing character rig setups / scripts.
  • We are looking for someone with:

  • Advanced knowledge of Maya.
  • Experience with various rig setups, including bipedal, quadruped, and complex robotic / mechanical characters and props.
  • Strong understanding of Python/MEL, scripted controllers and expressions.
  • In-depth knowledge of FK/IK systems.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate with multiple teams.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • 2+ years experience with character rigging / skinning in a production environment.
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Unreal 3 Engine experience.
  • Realm Royale - Technical Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is immediately hiring a qualified Technical Artist to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

    Our Tech Artist will focus on engine side implementation and setup, dealing heavily with Unreal Engine 3 and 4. Day to day tasks include engine side character setup, interfacing with programmers, working with designers, and supporting artists and animators to help shape the stage for characters, features, and systems.

    The ideal candidate will have experience working with multiple teams and be a point of contact for troubleshooting and implementation within the engine. Have strong technical problem solving skills that allow for quick project execution. Be well rounded in multiple areas of the pipeline to identify blockers and produce quality work within the technical constraints of the project.

    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 Tech Artist do:

  • Export Animations from Maya/3DS Max and import them into Unreal.
  • Create and maintain BluePrints, Anim Sets, Character Models, and Physics Assets in Unreal.
  • Work with programmers to create the tech needed to support new features and systems.
  • Work with designers to achieve the gameplay functionality needed.
  • Work with the art teams to support their work engine side.
  • Create and maintain database entries for characters/weapons and other game related assets.
  • Maintain the integrity of the project by way of best practices, naming conventions, documentation, etc.
  • Ability to troubleshoot existing tech and support incoming tech.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 2+ years of Technical Art or related experience
  • Unreal Engine 3/4 experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Maya.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate with multiple teams.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Self-motivated, well organized, and able to multitask.
  • Passion for games with a strong work ethic.
  • Preferred:

  • Understanding of Character Animation and Character Rigging.
  • Experience with the game development pipeline from start to finish.
  • Scripting/Programming experience is a plus.
  • Material creation experience is a plus.
  • Design

    Realm Royale - 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 Realm Royale.

    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 Realm Royale, 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 or Third Person Shooter experience preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of Realm Royale and the battle royale genre required.
  • 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 motivations.
  • Understanding of interaction design concepts and principles.
  • Able to excel in a rapid iteration environment.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • A passion for creating exciting experiences for players including the ideation of characters and obstacles.
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 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 - Senior 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.
  • 4+ 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.
  • Quality Assurance

    Realm Royale - Senior QA Analyst

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced QA Analyst to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on Realm Royale.  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 Realm Royale as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

    What our Analysts do:

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

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

    Art

    SMITE - Animator

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced 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 Animators do:

  • Deliver high quality hand keyed 3D animations in various styles for Unreal based games.
  • Create character animations using 3ds Max Biped from ideation, to rough blocking, polish and supplemental secondary.
  • Communicate with other departments to ensure animations meet gameplay needs.
  • 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.
  • SMITE - 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 SMITE.

    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 Character Art Lead & Character Art 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
  • SMITE - Character Rigger

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a Character Rigger 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 embark on exciting new  game projects!

    At Hi-Rez, you will have an opportunity to be part of an innovative environment that embraces new and different ideas. We are a passionate and enthusiastic bunch who love video games.

    We have incredibly talented individuals who are empowered to create, & challenged to learn. All of this means more opportunities for you to unleash your energy, collaboration, and dedication.

    What our Riggers do:

  • Work closely with modeling and animation teams to create optimized rigs that fully address the needs of the character’s functionality.
  • Weight characters in an efficient manner while maintaining a high degree of visual and deformation fidelity.
  • Create tools that streamline the character creation workflow throughout the entire pipeline.
  • Maintain character hierarchical standards and protocols.
  • Ability to troubleshoot pre-existing character rig setups / scripts.
  • We are looking for someone with:

  • Advanced knowledge of 3ds Max.
  • Past experience with various rig setups, including bipedal, quadruped, and complex robotic / mechanical characters.
  • Strong understanding of MAXScript, scripted controllers and expressions.
  • In-depth knowledge of FK/IK systems.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate with multiple teams.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • 2+ years experience with character rigging / skinning in a production environment.
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Unreal 3 Engine experience.
  • SMITE - Technical Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is immediately hiring a qualified Technical Artist to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

    Our Tech Artist will focus on engine side implementation and setup, dealing heavily with Unreal Engine 3 and 4. Day to day tasks include engine side character setup, interfacing with programmers, working with designers, and supporting artists and animators to help shape the stage for characters, features, and systems.

    The ideal candidate will have experience working with multiple teams and be a point of contact for troubleshooting and implementation within the engine. Have strong technical problem solving skills that allow for quick project execution. Be well rounded in multiple areas of the pipeline to identify blockers and produce quality work within the technical constraints of the project.

    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 Tech Artist do:

  • Export Animations from Maya/3DS Max and import them into Unreal.
  • Create and maintain BluePrints, Anim Sets, Character Models, and Physics Assets in Unreal.
  • Work with programmers to create the tech needed to support new features and systems.
  • Work with designers to achieve the gameplay functionality needed.
  • Work with the art teams to support their work engine side.
  • Create and maintain database entries for characters/weapons and other game related assets.
  • Maintain the integrity of the project by way of best practices, naming conventions, documentation, etc.
  • Ability to troubleshoot existing tech and support incoming tech.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 2+ years of Technical Art or related experience
  • Unreal Engine 3/4 experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Maya.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate with multiple teams.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Self-motivated, well organized, and able to multitask.
  • Passion for games with a strong work ethic.
  • Preferred:

  • Understanding of Character Animation and Character Rigging.
  • Experience with the game development pipeline from start to finish.
  • Scripting/Programming experience is a plus.
  • Material creation experience is a plus.
  • Community

    SMITE - Community Specialist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced, video game centric Community specialist to work on SMITE, 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.
  • Who 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).
  • Pro-player experience in SMITE
  • Proven experience within both Console and PC communities.
  • Quality Assurance

    SMITE - Senior QA Analyst

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced QA Analyst to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia to work on SMITE.  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 Realm Royale as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

    What our Analysts do:

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

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

    Art

    Unannounced Project - Animator

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced Animator to work on our Unannounced Project 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 Animators do:

  • Deliver high quality hand keyed 3D animations in various styles for Unreal based games.
  • Create character animations using Maya / 3DS Max from ideation, to rough blocking, polish and supplemental secondary.
  • Communicate with other departments to ensure animations meet gameplay needs.
  • 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:

  • Maya experience.
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4.
  • AAA game development experience.
  • Unannounced Project - Associate Concept Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an Associate 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 Associate Concept Artists do:

  • Explore a wide variety of ideas for new characters, clothing, weapons, vehicles, gadgets and environments in a realistic style.
  • Create detailed and polished final illustrations as requested.
  • Create artwork for both reference by the Art team and for promotional and marketing purposes.
  • Follow Art Direction to maintain the visual style of the game and create designs that stay within technical constraints.
  • Participate in critiquing your work and the work of other artists.
  • We are looking for someone with:

  • 1+ years of experience creating concept artwork for games, film or animation.
  • Portfolio demonstrating exceptional character designs.
  • Experience creating functional, believable, realistic designs for vehicles, weapons and gadgets.  
  • Experience putting together moodboards, color comps, and storyboards.
  • Superior eye for light, value, composition, color, staging, and detail in visual design.
  • Strong knowledge of human anatomy and proportions.
  • Knowledge of different architectural styles and how to use them to create convincing game environments.
  • A self-driven, passionate, and creative problem solver with a great team first attitude.
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development processes.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate with multiple teams.
  • Proficiency with Photoshop for asset creation.
  • Willingness to receive constructive criticism and make 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.
  • Background in industrial or entertainment design.
  • Experience with Unreal 4 engine.
  • AAA game development experience.
  • Experience with 3D software packages 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 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:

  • 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 Artists do:

  • Explore a wide variety of ideas for new characters, clothing, weapons, vehicles, gadgets and environments in a realistic style.
  • Create detailed and polished final illustrations as requested.
  • Create artwork for both reference by the Art team and for promotional and marketing purposes.
  • Follow Art Direction to maintain the visual style of the game and create designs that stay within technical constraints.
  • Participate in critiquing your work and the work of other artists.
  • We are looking for someone with:

  • 3+ years of experience creating concept artwork for games, film or animation.
  • Portfolio demonstrating exceptional character designs.
  • Experience creating functional, believable, realistic designs for vehicles, weapons and gadgets.  
  • Experience putting together moodboards, color comps, and storyboards.
  • Strong grasp of composition, color theory, value, form, scale, shape language, and silhouette.
  • Strong knowledge of human anatomy and proportions.
  • Knowledge of different architectural styles and how to use them to create  convincing game environments.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate with multiple teams.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Affinity for prototyping and working with an iterative development process.
  • Proficiency with Photoshop for asset creation.
  • Willingness to receive constructive criticism and make 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.
  • Background in industrial or entertainment design.
  • Experience with Unreal 4 engine.
  • AAA game development experience.
  • Experience with 3D software packages a plus.
  • Unannounced Project - Lead 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!

    What our Lead Character Artist do:

  • Works closely with Art Director to keep quality and style consistent across all Characters/Weapons.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities for the Modeling team
  • Provides direction to modeling artists for aesthetic and technical considerations
  • Works closely with the Engine team to develop new or improve upon old technologies to improve visuals.
  • Lead and assist a team in the creation if high resolution 3D sculpts of organic/hard surface/ characters/creatures/weapons/props.
  • Works with Project Management to maintain a clear and consistent schedule
  • Works with other departments to ensure that assets are delivered in a timely manner
  • Supervise bug distribution and verify bug fixes
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 7+ 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 - Senior Animator

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced Senior Animator to work on our unannounced project 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 Animators do:

  • Deliver high quality hand keyed 3D animations in various styles for Unreal based games.
  • Create character animations using Maya / 3DS Max from ideation, to rough blocking, polish and supplemental secondary.
  • Communicate with other departments to ensure animations meet gameplay needs.
  • 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.
  • Technically minded understand and experience with the game animation pipeline.
  • Ability to mentor younger artists, and set a visual tone with their work.
  • 5+ years industry experience.
  • Even better candidates:

  • Maya experience.
  • Experience with the Unreal Engine 4 animation pipeline.
  • AAA game development experience utilizing MoCap and/or realistic animation.
  • 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 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:

  • 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.
  • 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, Georgian 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).
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