工作机会

Alacrity Arthouse

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.
  • 2D Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an innovative 2D Artist 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 Artists / Illustrators do:

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

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

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an innovative 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 Animators do:

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

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

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an innovative Character Artist 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 Character Artist do:

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

  • 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 Artis
  • t3+ years experience with industry standard applications: Zbrush, Maya/Max/Modo, Photoshop, 3D Coat or Substance Painter
  • Understanding of Rigging/Animation a plus
  • Character Rigger

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an innovative Character Rigger 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 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.
  • What we are looking for:

  • 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.
  • Even better candidates:

  • Unreal 3 Engine experience.
  • Environment Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an innovative Environment Artist 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 Environment Artist does:

  • Develop high quality 3D assets within the defined visual style.
  • Craft environment and level related meshes, collision, materials, and textures according to best practices within an Unreal development pipeline.
  • Collaborate with the Art Director, Concept Artists, Level Designers, and other Environmental Artists to problem solve and create visually stunning maps that accentuate game play.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Portfolio demonstrating exceptional environment pieces as well as examples of development and production work.
  • AAA game development experience.
  • Expert knowledge of Photoshop, Max or Maya, and basic navigation of Unreal.
  • Thrives upon change. Comfortable working quickly within an iterative development process.
  • Comfortable receiving constructive criticism and making artistic adjustments.
  • Able to work effectively within game design and tech constraints.
  • Passion for games.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Preferred candidate have:

  • Experience with 3DS Max or Maya
  • Experience with Zbrush
  • Additional experience or understanding of stylized texture creation
  • FX Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an innovative FX Artist 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 FX Artist do:

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

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

    Gameplay Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

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

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

    What our Gameplay Programmers do:

  • Design and architect new game enhancements and defects fixes using Unreal Engine 3 and/or Unreal Engine 4.
  • Design and architect other client or server systems as required.
  • Test and refine systems throughout the development cycle of the project.
  • Work closely with design and art disciplines in the development of products.
  • Write clear, maintainable, portable code.
  • Participate in code and architecture reviews.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Exceptional C/C++ design and programming skills.
  • 2+ years of software programming experience.
  • Background in math including Linear Algebra.
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Computer Science or similar discipline (Math, Physics, CE or EE) or equivalent experience through 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.
  • Even better candidates:

  • 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.
  • Cinematics

    Motion Graphics Designer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an innovative Motion Graphics 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 an Motion Graphics Designer does:

  • Generate motion graphics animations for web projects.
  • Implement post production into live action footage.
  • Design Lower Thirds/Text effects.
  • Capture and Edit cinematic in-game/editor footage.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Proficiency with Adobe After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, as well as knowledge in 3DS Studio Max.
  • Ability to give and take constructive feedback.
  • Crisp attention to detail.
  • Ability to collaborate with Designers/Directors to ensure the best visual depiction of in-game assets.
  • Even better:

  • Degree in Design/Communication field.
  • Traditional/Digital illustration skills.
  • Previous experience in motion design.
  • Video Editor

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an innovative Video Editor 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 Video Editors do:

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

  • 2+ years of experience in professional video editingProficiency with Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash.
  • Knowledge in 3DS Studio Max and the Unreal Editor is a major plus.
  • Great communication skills.  We’ll be collaborating across multiple projects with different departments, so being able to communicate effectively is key.
  • Ability to give and take constructive feedback.
  • Ability to multitask.  We’ll be working on multiple projects spanning multiple games, often at the same time.
  • A creative, versatile mind.  Our video range from hype esports reels, to comedy series, to gameplay reveals, and beyond.  Being able to adapt to and come up with new projects is necessary.
  • 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!
  • Publishing

    Accounting

    Accounting/Finance Manager

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez is looking for a talented and experienced Accounting/Finance Manager to join us & work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia, supporting our Esports' subsidiary "Skillshots Media.

    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  game projects!

    What our Finance/Accounting Managers do:

  • Liaison between Skillshot mgmt & finance/accounting team
  • Player & Team compliance – payments, withholdings, tax reporting, etc
  • Owns Skillshot P&L – act vs bud,forecasts,  mth vs mth, overall expense tracking
  • Skillshot monthly accounting reconciliations
  • Skillshot AMEX transactions
  • HRX vendor payments & expense tracking/budget
  • Skillshot  contracts & SOW reviews and tracking
  • Film tax credit liaison with tax manager
  • Streamline Skillshot close process
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 5+ yrs experience in Finance or Accounting
  • Finance or accounting degree required
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail, organizational skills and confidentiality
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlinesIn-depth knowledge of general accounting principles, regulatory standards and compliance requirements
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member
  • Financial Reporting Manager

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez is looking for a talented and experienced Financial Reporting Manager to join us & 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  game projects!

    What our Financial Reporting Managers do:

  • Create & maintain Intacct reporting to provide useful information to leadership team
  • Work with implementation team for PSA tool implementation as well as integration into Intacct.
  • Own time tracking initiatives from finance side to efficiently & effectively handle intercompany cross charges, external billing, R&D time tracking, etc.  
  • Work closely with Studio owners and HR Publishing leads.
  • Determine staffing needs best to support the various studios and publishing leads with financial analysis
  • Assist to streamline close process.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 5+ yrs experience with accounting, systems and reporting
  • Finance or accounting degree required
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail, organizational skills and confidentiality
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
  • In-depth knowledge of general accounting principles, regulatory standards and compliance requirements
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Tax Manager

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez is looking for a talented and experienced Tax Manager to join us & 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  game projects!

    What our Tax Managers do:

    *Calculate and File Tax Returns  - Studios, Skillshot & MotoCo (if applicable):
    * Sales & Use Tax - US (monthly)
    * VAT tax – EU (calc mthly, file qtly)
    * Franchise Tax – Delaware  (calc annual, pay qtly)
    * Washington Business & Occupational Tax (monthly)
    * Ohio Commercial Activity Tax (calc monthly, file qtly)
    * Fulton County Property Tax (annual)
    * Quebec QST Tax (new legislation, starts monthly for Hi-Rez in Jan 2019)

    * Liason with External Tax Team
    * R&D credits, data collection from internal team monthly with new services tracking system to book quarterly.
    * Entertainment tax credits – same as R&D
    * Film tax credits – same as R&D
    * Quarterly estimated states and federal payments
    * Annual states & federal income tax returns and payments
    * Tax provision
    * International Offices – Tax requirements, compliance and filings
    * Tax Planning & Strategy, i.e. previous work w/HK Asia and WOFE sub structure, etc.
    * Tax Research – player payments, withholdings, etc.*

    Who we are looking for:

  • 5+ yrs experience in Tax
  • Accounting degree required
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail, organizational skills and confidentiality
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
  • In-depth knowledge of general accounting principles, regulatory standards and compliance requirements
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member
  • 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
  • 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
  • The hours for this position will Friday - Monday from 7:00am - 5:30pm. There will be a short training period working Monday to Friday, then transition over to the Friday to Monday schedule.
  • 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 - 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.
  • 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.
  • Evil Mojo

    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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • Engineering

    SMITE - Gameplay Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

    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.
  • 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 through 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

    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

    Design

    Unannounced Project - Audio Engineer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an industry experienced Audio Engineer to work on our unannounced project at our Alpharetta, Georgia studio.

    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 Audio Engineers 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 two 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, Unity.
  • Experience with Wwise a strong plus
  • Experience with the voice-talent recording process
  • Art

    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.
  • Most know Marvelous Designer or demonstrate a strong knowledge of sculpting cloth wrinkles and folds.
  • Most demonstrate the ability to create appealing hair assets for game characters.
  • Strong grasp of composition, color theory, value, form, scale, shape language, and silhouette.
  • Strong knowledge of human anatomy and proportions with a focus on faces.
  • Ability to embellish concepts with technical constraints in mind while maintaining overall aesthetic.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate well with multiple teams outside of the Character Modeling Department.
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Comfortable receiving constructive group criticism and making artistic adjustments to meet performance guidelines.
  • Excellent work ethic, self-motivated, organized, and able to meet deadlines.
  • A passion for creating and playing video games.
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Experience with Unreal 4 engine
  • AAA game development experience as a Character Artist
  • 3+ years experience with industry standard applications: Zbrush, Maya/Max/Modo, Photoshop, 3D Coat or Substance Painter
  • Ability to adapt to multiple art styles.
  • Understanding of Rigging/Animation a plus
  • Unannounced Project - 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 an unannounced project.

    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 / script.
  • We are looking for someone with:

  • Advanced knowledge of Maya.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate with multiple teams.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with various rig setups, including bipedal, quadruped, and complex robotic / mechanical characters and props.
  • Strong understanding of Python.
  • Experience in C++ or Maya plugin development.
  • Familiar with setting up dynamic simulations (rigid body, cloth, hair).
  • 2+ years experience with character rigging / skinning in a production environment.
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Unreal 4 Engine experience.
  • Unannounced Project - 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.)
  • Preferred 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.
  • 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.
  • Quality Assurance

    Unannounced Project - Lead QA Analyst

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring a Lead 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,  and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

    What our Lead QA Analyst do:

  • Manage our QA analysts to ensure our game products meet high standards of quality, reliability, usability, and performance through hands-on testing and problem reporting.
  • Collaborate with the producer and/or project lead 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 QA experience managing and prioritizing issues.
  • Excellent understanding of first party certifications standards and requirements.
  • Ability to lead and work in a team environment.
  • Understanding of the Software Development Process
  • Excellent troubleshooting, organizational, & communication skills
  • Basic understanding of PC hardware setup and configuration
  • Familiar with bug tracking software management systems.
  • Familiar with building test cases and test plans.
  • Preferred candidate has:

  • A strong appreciation for shooter games and plays them on his or her free time.
  • Experience working with UE4.
  • Unannounced Project - QA Analyst

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced QA Analyst 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, 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.
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