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2D Animation Intern

Alpharetta, GA

Intern

Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified 2D Animation Intern applicants for our Summer Internship Program at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on our Cinematics team!

This will be a paid, seasonal employee. The deadline to submit all application materials is Feb 28, 2019. Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2019, with the Intern work program starting mid-May, 2019, ending mid-August, 2019 (actual dates to be determined).

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

What our 2D Animators do:

  • Deliver high quality 2D animations in various styles for short form animation.
  • Producing 2D effects and character animation.
  • Demonstrates strong understanding of animation principles and production art pipeline.
  • What we are looking for:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated of - an accredited college, university, or school of art. Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Cover letter.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.
  • Even better candidates:

  • Background painting/Illustration skills.
  • Character design skills.
  • 3DS Max experience.
  • Unreal Engine experience.
  • Toonboom Harmony experience.
  • Photoshop CC.
  • Look Development Intern

    Alpharetta, GA

    Intern

    Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Look Development Intern applicants for our Summer Internship Program at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on our Cinematics team!

    This will be a paid, seasonal employee. The deadline to submit all application materials is Feb 28, 2019. Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2019, with the Intern work program starting mid-May, 2019, ending mid-August, 2019 (actual dates to be determined).

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

    What our Look Development Interns do:

  • The Look Development Intern is expected to work both independently and with Art Directors and Art Leads on creating final looks and materials for CG characters, environments and props to be used in our cinematics projects.
  • Work closely with lighting artists to ensure proper implementation of the look development assets.
  • Work on developing best practices and improvements for the production pipeline, and help set a standard and overall approach for all Hi-Rez projects.
  • Drive and concept overall aesthetics from scene concepts and initial documentation.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related as assigned.
  • What we are looking for:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Cover letter.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.
  • Even better candidates:

  • Excellent eye for composition and color, a great understanding of light and shadow, and a strong ability to present games and cinematics at their highest level.
  • Working knowledge of game engines such as Unreal Engine 3, 4.
  • Strong understanding of color grading, PBR and Linear workflows.
  • Familiar with relevant software such as Photoshop, After Effects, or equivalent.
  • Production Intern

    Alpharetta, GA

    Intern

    Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Production Intern applicants for our Summer Internship Program at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on our Cinematics team!

    This will be a paid, seasonal employee. The deadline to submit all application materials is Feb 28, 2019. Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2019, with the Intern work program starting mid-May, 2019, ending mid-August, 2019 (actual dates to be determined).

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

    What our Production Interns do:

  • Coordinate production elements with the Central Services Group and others to help maintain schedules, documentation, JIRA tickets, etc.
  • Track production processes.
  • Work with third party consulting firms and vendors under the supervision of the Production management.
  • Communicate progress of work to team supervisors and to appropriate production staff.
  • Ensure each member of the team are working on projects in order of priority.
  • Follow proper document management requirements (i.e., file naming and storage) according to the production team’s guidelines.
  • What we are looking for:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Cover letter.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.
  • Interest in project management and production.
  • Even Better Candidates:

  • Interest in project management and production.
  • Strong time-management skills.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office & JIRA.
  • Web-based / digital media content experience is a plus.
  • Sound Design Intern

    Alpharetta, GA

    Intern

    Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Sound Design Intern applicants for our Summer Internship Program at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on Alacrity Arthouse!

    This will be a paid, seasonal employee. The deadline to submit all application materials is Feb 28, 2019. Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2019, with the Intern work program starting mid-May, 2019, ending mid-August, 2019 (actual dates to be determined).

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

    What our Sound Design Interns do:

  • Collaborate with team to create exceptional sounds that also highly supports gameplay.
  • Fix audio bugs and support the needs of the audio team through short-term tasks.
  • Work with Programmers and Designers on how audio should work within the games.
  • Creatively edit and mix, sound effects, dialogue, and music assets for games or cinematics.
  • Creative sound design that’s in line with the goals and vision of the each title.
  • Implement sound assets using AudioKinetic Wwise Middleware to achieve content goals.
  • What we are looking for:

  • Has experience using game development tools, technology and pipelines including UE3, UE4, and Wwise.
  • Loves to deliver high quality and exciting sound, everyday.
  • Strives to improve through giving and receiving feedback from peers.
  • Brings in a constant desire to learn and share that information.
  • Familiar with modern audio creation equipment, software and recording techniques, with a high level of proficiency in at least one DAW.
  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Cover letter.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.
  • Even better candidates:

  • Passion for sound design.
  • 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.
  • Basic Computer Science or programming skills.
  • 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
  • Art

    2D Animator

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an innovative 2D Animator to join our new studio Alacrity Arthouse and work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

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

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

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

    What our 2D Animators do:

  • Deliver high quality 2D animations in various styles for short form animation.
  • Producing 2D effects and character animation.
  • We are looking for someone who:

  • Demonstrates strong understanding of animation principles and production art pipeline.
  • Works collaboratively and communicate with multiple teams.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment.
  • Has a strong work ethic and communication skills.
  • Is open to direction and feedback, embrace change.
  • 3+ years industry experience.
  • Is experienced with Toonboom Harmony and Photoshop CC.
  • Has a strong understanding of perspective and human anatomy.
  • Even better candidates:

  • Background painting/Illustration skills.
  • Character design skills.
  • 3DS Max experience.
  • Unreal Engine experience.
  • Audio

    Sound Designer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an innovative Sound Designer to join our new studio Alacrity Arthouse and work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

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

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

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

    What our Sound Designers do:

  • Originate and implement all aspects of game audio from concept to optimization.
  • Identify technical dependencies and get support for audio features.
  • Work with designers and programmers to identify audio needs
  • Create sound fx and implement sounds fx within the game
  • Play the game regularly and continually identify opportunities to improve audio quality
  • Work with outsourced audio engineers and manage an outsourced pipeline
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Three years experience in game audio development with at least a shipped AAA titles.
  • Shipped FPS title; ideally a multiplayer FPS
  • Exceptional sound design and implementation skills.
  • Understanding of PC and console development, capabilities, and limitations.
  • Work well with all departments and accept and run with feedback.
  • Familiarity with UE3/UE4. The more Unreal experience, the better!
  • Evil Mojo

    Interns

    Character Art Intern

    Alpharetta, GA

    Intern

    Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Character Art Intern applicants for our Summer Internship Program at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on our Paladins team!

    This will be a paid, seasonal employee. The deadline to submit all application materials is Feb 28, 2019. Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2019, with the Intern work program starting mid May, 2019, ending mid-August, 2019 (actual dates to be determined).

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

    What our Character Art Interns do:

  • Work alongside members of the Character Art team, while gaining a working knowledge of dynamic humanoid, animal and creature model creation.
  • Shadow and partner with experienced game developers and artists in a collaborative, creative environment.
  • Accept feedback from the Art Director, Character Art Lead and and other members of the Character Art Dept.
  • Other departmental duties and projects as instructed by management.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Cover letter.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.
  • Even better candidates:

  • Experience with Unreal Engine 3.
  • 2+ years experience with industry standard applications: Zbrush, Maya/Max/Modo, Photoshop, 3D Coat or Substance Painter
  • 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.

  • Paladins - Character Rigging Intern

    Alpharetta, GA

    Intern

    Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Character Rigging Intern applicants for our Summer Internship Program for Evil Mojo in Alpharetta, Georgia!

    This will be a paid, seasonal employee. The deadline to submit all application materials is Feb 28, 2019. Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2019, with the Intern work program starting mid-May, 2019, ending mid-August, 2019 (actual dates to be determined).

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

    What our Character Rigging Interns do:

  • Work alongside members of Hi-Rez’s Rigging team, while gaining a working knowledge of asset creation and the rigging processes.
  • Shadow and partner with experienced riggers in a collaborative, creative environment.
  • Assist in creating and maintaining character rigs using 3dsMax.
  • Develop scripting tools to benefits various departments of the pipeline.
  • Accept feedback from Rigging Director and other art resources.
  • Other departmental duties and projects as instructed by management.
  • What we are looking for:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Cover letter.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.
  • Interest in project management and production.
  • Even better candidates:

  • Experience or exposure using 3DSmax and MAXScript.
  • Experience with bipedal, quadruped, or robotic / mechanical characters.
  • Experience within Unreal 3 is a plus
  • Background or experience in Gaming.
  • Art

    Paladins - Lead Concept Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

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

    What our Concept Artist do:

  • Works closely with Art Director to keep quality and style consistent across all Concepts.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities for the Concept team
  • Provides direction to concept artists for aesthetic and technical considerations
  • 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:

  • 7+ 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.
  • Publishing

    Interns

    Data Analyst Intern

    Alpharetta, GA

    Intern

    Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Data Analyst Intern applicants for our Summer Internship Program at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on our Platforms team!

    This will be a paid, seasonal employee. The deadline to submit all application materials is Feb 28, 2019. Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2019, with the Intern work program starting mid-May, 2019, ending mid-August, 2019 (actual dates to be determined).

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

    What our Data Analyst Interns do:

  • 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.
  • What we are looking for:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Cover letter.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.
  • Interest in project management and production.
  • Even better candidates:

  • Familiarity with SQL, Python Experience with tools used to visualize data.
  • Video game industry background.
  • Experience in SQL.
  • Experience using Python, R, or comparable system to analyze large data sets.
  • Full Stack Web Developer Intern

    Alpharetta, GA

    Intern

    Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Full Stack Web Developer Intern applicants for our Internship Program at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on our Web Development team!

    This will be a paid, seasonal hire.

    Our Web Development team designs and builds all of the web interfaces for Hi-Rez Studios. That includes: marketing pages, internal tools, account and data management tools for users. We also handle integrations with 3rd party APIs from our different streaming and social partners.

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

    What our Full Stack Web Developer Interns do:

  • Develop responsive web sites and assist in web tool creation.
  • What we are looking for:

  • Skilled with HTML/SCSS/JavaScript (ES6+)
  • Experience with React, Angular, or Vue.js, Node.js, and/or 3rd party API integration.
  • Ability to build responsive, cross browser compatible websites.
  • Familiar with Wordpress.
  • Familiar with GitHub.
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop.
  • Experience with working with group settings.
  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Current resume.
  • Cover letter.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work.
  • Code samples of applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Machine Learning Engineering Intern

    Alpharetta, GA

    Intern

    Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Machine Learning Intern applicants for our Summer Internship Program in Alpharetta, Georgia!

    This will be a paid, seasonal employee. The deadline to submit all application materials is Feb 28, 2019.  Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2019, with the Intern work program starting mid May, 2019, ending mid-August, 2019 (actual dates to be determined).

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

    What our Machine Learning Engineering Interns do:

  • Use and customize state of the art machine learning algorithms to apply to Hi-Rez data in areas such as matchmaking, customer value, game play, in game AI, and customer retention.
  • Assist with producing hypotheses from machine learning results to test in the game.
  • Iterate and refine data components captured by our games.
  • What we are looking for:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Cover letter.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.
  • Even better candidates:

  • Loves games / experience in gaming industry.
  • Degree with focus on machine learning.
  • Have experience in SQL.
  • Have experience using Python, R, or comparable system to analyze large data sets.
  • Marketing Intern

    Brighton, UK

    Intern

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking for a Marketing Intern to work at our studio in Brighton, U.K.

    The internship will involve work on publishing functions of our office, supporting our Marketing team. This will be a paid, seasonal employee. The deadline to submit all application materials is Feb 28, 2019.

    Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2019. Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE; Paladins; Realm Royale; Tribes: Ascend; and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new game projects!

    What our Marketing Interns do:

  • Help to manage our paid media channels.
  • Conduct market analysis.
  • Develop creative campaign plans.
  • Rolling out European based marketing campaigns.
  • Support our team with European based consumer events.
  • Support the team in analysis of any activities organized as part of our European campaign.
  • What we are looking for:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • 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.
  • Familiar with spreadsheets, SQL or other analysis tools.
  • 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.
  • Even better candidates:

  • Experience self-publishing online content, such as running your own website or successful YouTube channel, or using digital advertising tools.
  • PR Intern

    Alpharetta, GA

    Intern

    Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified PR Intern applicants for our Summer Internship Program at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on our Publishing team!

    This will be a paid, seasonal employee. The deadline to submit all application materials is Feb 28, 2019.  Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2019, with the Intern work program starting mid May, 2019, ending mid-August, 2019 (actual dates to be determined).

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

    What our PR Art Interns do:

  • Assist with incoming press requests.
  • Assist with local outreach and community events.
  • Assist in developing creative campaign plans.
  • Assist with Hi-Rez tours.
  • Support all tasks pertaining to Public Relations responsibilities.
  • What we are looking for:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated  of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Cover letter.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.
  • Even better candidates:

  • Experience self-publishing online content, such as running your own website or successful YouTube channel, or using digital advertising tools.
  • Technical Art Intern

    Alpharetta, GA

    Intern

    Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Technical Art Intern applicants for our Summer Internship Program at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on our Paladins team!

    This will be a paid, seasonal employee. The deadline to submit all application materials is Feb 28, 2019.  Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2019, with the Intern work program starting mid May, 2019, ending mid-August, 2019 (actual dates to be determined).

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

    What our Technical Art Interns do:

  • Shadow and partner with experienced technical artists as they work with Unreal Engine 3 & Unreal Engine 4.
  • Engage with artists and engineers to understand current pipeline’s strength and weaknesses.
  • Complete and assist with basic departmental tasks (such as tool development or performance analysis).
  • Deliver documentation for tasks completed
  • What we are looking for:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated  of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Cover letter.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Even better candidates:

  • Computer science coursework.
  • Proficient in C++, Python, Java or equivalent languages.
  • Experience with 3d modeling software (3ds Max, Maya) and Photoshop.
  • Experience with Game engine (Unreal, Unity).
  • Platform

    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
  • Platform - Engine Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

    What our Senior Programmers do:

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

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

  • Experience working with live deployed environments, Linux preferred
  • Experience with Perforce and JIRA
  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • Platform - 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
  • Unannounced Project - Senior Gameplay Programmer

    Brighton, UK

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is immediately hiring an experienced Senior Gameplay Programmer to work at our studio in Brighton, UK on an unannounced project.  

    Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Paladins, & Realm Royale; 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Heroic Leap

    Interns

    Realm Royale - Gameplay Programming Intern

    Alpharetta, GA

    Intern

    Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Gameplay Programming Intern applicants for our Summer Internship Program for Heroic Leap in Alpharetta, Georgia

    This will be a paid, seasonal employee. The deadline to submit all application materials is Feb 28, 2019. Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2019, with the Intern work program starting mid-May, 2019, ending mid-August, 2019 (actual dates to be determined).

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

    What our Gameplay Programming Interns do:

  • Shadow and partner with experienced game developers and programmers as they provide an overview of programming with Unreal Engine.
  • Complete and assist with basic departmental tasks (such as bugs, etc.) in our programming environment.
  • Shadow developers as they develop new characters, tools, and features - learning the creation process.
  • Accept feedback from Lead Programmer, Designer, Executive Producer and Senior Programmers.
  • What we are looking for:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Cover letter.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.
  • Even better candidates:

  • Major in Computer Science, or applicable field of study.
  • Background or experience in Gaming.
  • Unreal Engine coding or modding experience.
  • Experience with C++ and/or Unrealscript.
  • Realm Royale - QA Intern

    Alpharetta, GA

    Intern

    Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified QA Intern applicants for our Summer Internship Program for Heroic Leap in Alpharetta, Georgia

    This will be a paid, seasonal employee. The deadline to submit all application materials is Feb 28, 2019. Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2019, with the Intern work program starting mid-May, 2019, ending mid-August, 2019 (actual dates to be determined).

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

    What our QA interns do:

  • Assist in data collection - may include analytics from the game, or notes during play tests.
  • Assist in community moderation - possibilities for moderation help for outside play testers / forums.
  • Assist in running internal / external play tests.
  • Assist with issue tracking.
  • Accept feedback from management.
  • Perform other departmental duties and projects as instructed by management.
  • What we are looking for:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Cover letter.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.
  • Interest in project management and production.
  • Even better candidates:

  • Experience in Jira.
  • Titan Forge

    Art

    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 - FX Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a talented and self-motivated FX Artist to join us in creating a broad range of visual effects art, to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

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

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

    What our FX Artists do:

  • Develop innovative, complex and visually stunning particle and shader effects within the defined visual style.
  • Create assets such as textures, models and shaders relevant to visual effects art.
  • Concept, propose, and present creative ideas.
  • Work closely with our artists, animators, designers and programmers to implement effects.
  • Provide creative input specific to assigned tasks.
  • Qualified candidates have:

  • Portfolio materials must demonstrate a strong understanding of particle effects technology, techniques, and implementation in a current game engine.
  • Strong technical knowledge of effects generation using Unreal Cascade (or a comparable engine).
  • 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 organizational 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.
  • Interns

    SMITE - Gameplay Programming Intern

    Alpharetta, GA

    Intern

    Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Gameplay Programming Intern applicants for our Summer Internship Program for Titan Forge in Alpharetta, Georgia

    This will be a paid, seasonal employee. The deadline to submit all application materials is Feb 28, 2019. Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2019, with the Intern work program starting mid-May, 2019, ending mid-August, 2019 (actual dates to be determined).

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

    What our Gameplay Programming Interns do:

  • Shadow and partner with experienced game developers and programmers as they provide an overview of programming with UE3.
  • Complete and assist with basic departmental tasks (such as bugs, etc.) in our programming environment.
  • Shadow developers as they develop new characters, tools, and features - learning the creation process.
  • Accept feedback from Lead Programmer, Designer, Executive Producer and Senior Programmers.
  • What we are looking for:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Cover letter.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.
  • Interest in project management and production.
  • Even better candidates:

  • Major in Computer Science, or applicable field of study.
  • Background or experience in Gaming.
  • Unreal Engine coding or modding experience.
  • Experience with C++ and/or Unrealscript.
  • SMITE - UI Art Intern

    Alpharetta, GA

    Intern

    Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified UI Art Intern applicants for our Summer Internship Program at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on Titan Forge!

    This will be a paid, seasonal employee. The deadline to submit all application materials is Feb 28, 2019. Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2019, with the Intern work program starting mid-May, 2019, ending mid-August, 2019 (actual dates to be determined).

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

    What our UI Art Interns do:

  • Design compelling, easy to understand visual treatments for the game UIs and menus.
  • Assist with implementing UI designs, from 2D assets to Scaleform integration.
  • Work closely with and take direction from the Art Director to maintain a consistent art style for the UI and menus.
  • What we are looking for:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Cover letter.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.
  • Even better candidates:

  • Background or experience in Gaming.
  • Has great passion and creativity for interface design, with strong art skills regarding iconography and 2D graphics, and a good understanding of interface functionality.
  • Advanced knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, After Effects, and Scaleform.
  • Excellent conceptual and illustration skills
  • SMITE - UI Programming Intern

    Alpharetta, GA

    Intern

    Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified UI Programming Intern applicants for our Summer Internship Program for Titan Forge in Alpharetta, Georgia

    This will be a paid, seasonal employee. The deadline to submit all application materials is Feb 28, 2019. Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2019, with the Intern work program starting mid-May, 2019, ending mid-August, 2019 (actual dates to be determined).

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

    What our UI Programming Interns do:

  • Assist in the design, prototype, code, and unit test User Interface enhancements, features, and fixes for the game SMITE.
  • You will implement UI screens and functionality using Unreal Engine 3 and Scaleform (Flash/ActionScript).
  • What we are looking for:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Cover letter.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.
  • Interest in project management and production.
  • Even better candidates:

  • Major in Computer Science, or applicable field of study.
  • Background or experience in Gaming.
  • UI programming experience Experience with Unreal 3 engine.
  • Experience with Scaleform or Flash/Actionscript.
  • Knowledge of source control.
  • Experience with PC/Windows programming.
  • Unannounced

    Interns

    Unannounced Project - Animation Intern

    Alpharetta, GA

    Intern

    Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Animation Intern applicants for our Summer Internship Program at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on our Unannounced Project!

    This will be a paid, seasonal employee. The deadline to submit all application materials is Feb 28, 2019. Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2019, with the Intern work program starting mid-May, 2019, ending mid-August, 2019 (actual dates to be determined).

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

    What Animation Interns do:

  • Work alongside members of Hi-Rez’s Animation team, while gaining a working knowledge of asset creation and the animation processes.
  • Shadow and partner with experienced game developers and artists in a collaborative, creative environment.
  • Assist in creating and editing game animations using Maya.
  • Accept feedback from Animation Lead and other Team Members.
  • Other departmental duties and projects as instructed by management.
  • What we are looking for:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Cover letter.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.
  • Interest in project management and production.
  • Even better candidates:

  • Experience within Unreal 4 is a plus.
  • Background or experience in Game development.
  • Experience with in-game animation as opposed to cinematic animation; portfolios demonstrating this experience will be given the highest consideration.
  • Unannounced Project - Character Rigging Intern

    Alpharetta, GA

    Intern

    Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Character Rigging Intern applicants for our Summer Internship Program for our Unannounced Project in Alpharetta, Georgia!

    This will be a paid, seasonal employee. The deadline to submit all application materials is Feb 28, 2019.  Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2019, with the Intern work program starting mid May, 2019, ending mid-August, 2019 (actual dates to be determined).

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

    What our Character Rigging Interns do:

  • Work alongside members of Hi-Rez’s Rigging team, while gaining a working knowledge of asset creation and the rigging processes.
  • Shadow and partner with experienced riggers in a collaborative, creative environment.
  • Assist in creating and maintaining character rigs using Maya.
  • Develop scripting tools to benefits various departments of the pipeline.
  • Accept feedback from Rigging Director and other art resources.
  • Other departmental duties and projects as instructed by management.
  • What we are looking for:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated  of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Cover letter.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work (rigging, tool development or general 3D art).
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.
  • Even Better Candidates:

  • Experience or exposure using Maya.
  • Experience with bipedal, quadruped, or robotic / mechanical characters.
  • Experience within Unreal 4 is a plus.
  • Background or experience in Gaming.
  • Unannounced Project - Gameplay Programming Intern

    Alpharetta, GA

    Intern

    Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified Gameplay Programming applicants for our Summer Internship Program for our Unannounced Project in Alpharetta, Georgia!

    This will be a paid, seasonal employee. The deadline to submit all application materials is Feb 28, 2019.  Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2019, with the Intern work program starting mid May, 2019, ending mid-August, 2019 (actual dates to be determined).

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

    What our Gameplay Programming Interns do:

  • Shadow and partner with experienced game developers and programmers as they provide an overview of programming with UE4.
  • Complete and assist with basic departmental tasks (such as bugs, etc.) in our programming environment.
  • Shadow developers as they develop new characters, tools, and features - learning the creation process.
  • Accept feedback from Lead Programmer, Designer, Executive Producer and Senior Programmers.
  • What we are looking for:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated  of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Cover letter.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.
  • Even Better Candidates:

  • Major in Computer Science, or applicable field of study.
  • Background or experience in Gaming.
  • Unreal Engine coding or modding experience.
  • Experience with C++ and/or Unrealscript.
  • Unannounced Project - UI / UX Programming Intern

    Alpharetta, GA

    Intern

    Hi-Rez Studios is now accepting qualified UI / UX Programming Intern applicants for our Summer Internship Program for our Unannounced Project in Alpharetta, Georgia!

    This will be a paid, seasonal employee. The deadline to submit all application materials is Feb 28, 2019.  Internship selections will be made and announced by April 1, 2019, with the Intern work program starting mid May, 2019, ending mid-August, 2019 (actual dates to be determined).

    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 Programming Interns do:

  • Design, prototype, code, and unit test User Interface enhancements, features, and fixes for our Unannounced Project.
  • Implement UI screens, HUD elements, and functionality using Unreal Engine 4.
  • What we are looking for:

  • Must be able to travel effectively to and from studio on a daily basis.
  • Must be currently enrolled in (documented as a "Junior" or higher grade level) - or recently graduated  of - an accredited college, university, or school of art.
  • Currently carrying or graduated with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher (and provide documentation).
  • At least one professional Letter of Reference from a manager, supervisor, professor or instructor; outlining how they know you, and why you should be considered for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Cover letter.
  • Portfolio and/or Website displaying applicable work.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.
  • Even better candidates:

  • Experience within Unreal Engine 4 is a plus.
  • Background or experience in Gaming.
  • Experience with C++, Python, or related languages.
  • Experience with web development technologies (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, SCSS).
  • Experience with Photoshop.
  • 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.
  • Art

    Unannounced Project - Lighting Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced Lighting Artist to join our an unannounced project, and work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

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

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

    What our Lighting Artist do:

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

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

  • Previous game development experience
  • Solid understanding of environmental art and pipeline
  • Good understanding of texture and material quality
  • Interest in cinematography/photography
  • 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.
  • Unannounced Project - Senior Environment Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an innovative Environment 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 realistic low and high poly model for the game environment.
  • Create clean low poly models within the triangle count budget.
  • Create optimized UV layouts for texturing and lightmap UV.
  • 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 Environment Art Lead & Team in technical/aesthetic problem-solving efforts.
  • Strong technical ability to manage assets to fit memory, design, and frame rate limits
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • 5+ years industry experience with at least 1 shipped title in Unreal focusing on realism.
  • Experience creating realistic low and high poly environment assets for first or third person shooters.
  • Expert knowledge of UV layouts for texturing and lightmaps.
  • Expert knowledge of normal map making techniques for environment assets.
  • Experience creating textures and materials in a PBR environment.
  • Solid understanding of how materials work and creating materials for optimal performance.
  • Will collaborate with Environment Art Lead & Team in technical/aesthetic problem-solving efforts.
  • Strong technical ability to manage assets to fit memory, design, and frame rate limits.
  • Strong understanding of modular environments and runtime limitations.
  • The ability to make aesthetically pleasing environment art that shows an understanding of real world scale.
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of basic art fundamentals (composition, color theory, value, form, scale, shape language, silhouette and relationships.)
  • Even better candidates have:

  • Experience with industry standard applications: Zbrush, Maya/Max/Modo, Photoshop, Substance Painter and Substance Designer.
  • Ability to embellish concepts with technical constraints in mind while maintaining overall aesthetic.
  • Expertise in development & implementation of lighting systems in UE4 and post-process effects.
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with the 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.
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