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CRM Marketing Specialist

Brighton, UK

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is hiring a CRM marketing specialist to work with our marketing team to improve engagement of our player base by shaping and optimising our mailer strategy at our studio in Brighton, UK.

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

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE and Paladins as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

What our CRM Specialist do:

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

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

    Customer Support Intern

    Alpharetta, GA

    Intern

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

    This will be a paid, seasonal employee. You will provide first line support for Hi-Rez customers for SMITE, Paladins, Realm Royale, and future games!

    Come join the creators of the critically acclaimed SMITE; Paladins; Paladins Strike; Realm Royale; Tribes: Ascend; as we embark on exciting new game projects!

    What our Customer Support Interns do:

  • Identify, investigate and resolve game issues relating to player accounts and events.
  • Assist with player support and identify toxicity.
  • Enforce player Code of Conduct to foster a positive play experiences for all of our customers.
  • Maintain security and confidentiality of player privacy.
  • 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 from - 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.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.
  • Preferred candidates:

  • 0-1 year of customer service experience.
  • Strong Knowledge in Hi-Rez games.
  • Highly organized and detailed-oriented.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Information Technology

    Helpdesk Administrator

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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


    What our Helpdesk Administrators do:

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

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

    In-house Attorney

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an In-house Attorney to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  

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

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

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

    What our In-House Attorneys do:

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

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

    Office Coordinator

    Alpharetta, GA

    Contract

    Hi-Rez Studios is immediately hiring an Office Assistant to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.  This will be a part-time opportunity and you will work every Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 9 am - 5 pm.

    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 Office Coordinators do:

  • Ordering catering for 300-450 people.
  • Setting up, serving, and cleaning up catered lunches for 300-450 people.
  • Ordering creamer for the breakrooms and accepting the deliveries.
  • Maintains cleanliness and appearance of break rooms and keeps cabinets fully stocked.
  • Take inventory of current stock levels in supply closet and breakrooms.
  • Receives and distributes mail.
  • Other general office and administrative support as needed.
  • What we are looking for:

  • 1 Year of Office Services experience or equivalent education required.
  • Customer support and receptionist experience.
  • Highly motivated.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Ability to work quickly and precisely in a fast paced environment.
  • Highly organized.
  • Professional.
  • Platform

    Operations Administrator

    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.

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

    Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Paladins, and 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 tickets by ensuring statuses are kept current, documentation is clear and issues are resolved.
  • 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.
  • Monitor Social Media and advise internal groups of reported issues.
  • Required:

  • 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.
  • Platform - Engine Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

    What our Senior Programmers do:

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

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

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

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

    What our Graphics Programmers do:

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

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

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced Technical Artist to support the CG Supervisor on our Platform team at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

    As part of the Platform team, this position’s focus is on performance and memory for all the HiRez studios’ products.  The Technical Artist will be responsible for performance profiling and helping guide the artists on how to minimize performance and memory impact while pushing the visual quality of the game. He/She will also be making tools for automating the data analysis and building up pipelines for internal production.   

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

    What our Tech Artists do:

  • Creating scripts/tools in different environments (Max, Batch, Javascript, Python.)
  • Analyzing game performance and memory using various engine, 3rd party tools, and internal tools.
  • R&D pipelines & best practices for content teams.
  • Work with artists to find implementation techniques that balances artistic goals and practical reality.
  • What we are looking for:

  • 3-5 years experience in game production.
  • Able to identify problems and find solutions.
  • Scripting experience, developing complete tools.
  • Mastery of a 2D DCC (Photoshop) and a 3D DCC: Max or Maya.
  • Substance Designer a bonus.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate with multiple teams and disciplines.
  • Good understanding of asset optimization challenges/techniques.
  • Self-motivated worker.
  • Well Organized, and able to multitask.
  • Preferred:

  • C++ experience.
  • Shader work experience.
  • Unreal 3 / Unreal 4 experience.
  • Alacrity Arthouse

    Art

    Lead Lighting Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

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

    What our Lighting Artist do:

  • Works closely with Art Directors to create quality and style consistent Lighting across all Games.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities for the Lighting team
  • Provides direction & mentorship to lighting artists for aesthetic and technical considerations
  • Follow Art Direction to maintain visual style of the game, and create designs that stay within technical constraints.
  • Participate in critiquing your work and the work of other artists.
  • Who we are looking for:

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

  • Previous game development experience
  • Solid understanding of environmental art and pipeline
  • Good understanding of texture and material quality
  • Interest in cinematography/photography
  • Audio

    Senior Audio Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a Senior Audio Programmer to join our new studio Alacrity Arthouse and work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

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

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

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

    What Our Senior Audio Programmers Do:

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

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

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

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

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

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

    What our Senior Sound Designers do:

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

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

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

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

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

    What our Senior Technical Sound Designers do:

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

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

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

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

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

    What our Technical Sound Designers do:

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

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

    Design

    Paladins - Level Designer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

    Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Tribes: Ascend and Global Agenda as we enhance and expand our online action games.

    Responsibilities:

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

  • Portfolio demonstrating multiplayer level design.
  • Experienced with Unreal Engine 3, Kismet, and visual scripting of in game events.
  • Thrives upon change. Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Comfortable receiving constructive criticism and making creative adjustments.
  • 2+ years of professional Level Design experience.
  • 1 shipped title.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Passion for games.
  • Preferred:

  • AAA game development experience (shipped title).
  • Paladins - Associate Game Designer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a passionate Game Designer to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on Paladins.
    At Hi-Rez, you will have an opportunity to be part of an innovative environment that embraces new and different ideas.

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

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

  • Pitch innovative game features that are designed to improve customer engagement.
  • Collaborate with the engineering and art team to effectively implement new features and systems.
  • Manage game systems, economics & mechanics.
  • Modeling and tuning complex game systems.
  • Provide clear feature documentation, diagrams, wireframes and/or prototypes.
  • Analyze live data and player feedback to continually optimize existing game experience.
  • Write story boards and flow charts for assigned portions of games.
  • Coordinate with resources throughout the organization and/or third party vendors to ensure successful completion of assigned segments.
  • Apply basic problem solving techniques specific to semi-routine problems.
  • What we are looking for:

  • 2+ years of game design experience.
  • Familiarity with the Paladins Brand and gameplay.
  • First Person Shooter or Third Person Shooter experience preferred.
  • Ability to analyze gameplay mechanics and feature designs.
  • Able to design game systems, individual gameplay features & player progressions.
  • Understanding of game balance, including statistics, virtual goods, economics and user motivations.
  • Understanding of interaction design concepts and principles.
  • Able to excel in a rapid iteration environment.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • A passion for creating exciting experiences for players including the ideation of characters and obstacles.
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Engineering

    Paladins - Gameplay Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

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

    What our Gameplay Programmers do:

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

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

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

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

    What our Lead Programmers do:

  • Works closely with Technical Director to create & maintain the code base at a set quality and efficiency bar.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities for the Programming team
  • Provides direction & mentoring to the programming team
  • Design and architect new game enhancements and implement bug fixes using UE3
  • Design and architect other client or server systems as required.
  • Test and refine systems throughout the development cycle of the project.
  • Work closely with design and art disciplines in the development of products.
  • Write clear, maintainable, portable code.
  • Participate in code and architecture reviews.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Exceptional C/C++ design and programming skills.
  • Proven outstanding debugging and technical problem ownership skills.
  • 7+ years of experience with programming for video games, with shipped PC/Console titles.
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Computer Science or similar discipline (Math, Physics, CE or EE) or equivalent experience through professional game development, indie projects, or mods.
  • Experience leading or mentoring less experienced programmers.
  • Experience with the Unreal Engine.
  • Team-oriented, but self-motivated.
  • Thrives upon change. Comfortable prototyping and working with an iterative development process that changes rapidly.
  • Passion for games. Strong work ethic.
  • Problem solver.
  • Preferred candidate has:

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

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

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

    What our Gameplay Programmers do:

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

  • Exceptional C/C++ design and programming skills.5+ years of software programming experience.
  • Background in math including Linear Algebra.
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Computer Science or similar discipline (Math, Physics, CE or EE) or equivalent experience thru professional game development, indie projects, or mods.
  • Team-oriented but self-motivated.
  • Thrives upon change.
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Passion for games.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Problem solver.
  • Preferred candidate has:

  • Gameplay programming experience.
  • Experience with Unreal engine.
  • Familiar with unrealscript, class structure of unreal, the ‘unreal way’ of developing games.
  • Experience with Scaleform.
  • Experience with animation subsystems.
  • Knowledge of source control.
  • Experience with PC/Windows programming.
  • Quality Assurance

    Paladins - 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.
  • Heroic Leap

    Engineering

    Realm Royale - Gameplay Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

    Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Paladins, and Hand of the Gods; as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

    What a Gameplay Programmer does:

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

  • Exceptional C/C++ design and programming skills.
  • 2+ years of software programming experience.
  • Background in math including Linear Algebra.
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Computer Science or similar discipline (Math, Physics, CE or EE) or equivalent experience thru professional game development, indie projects, or mods.
  • Team-oriented but self-motivated.
  • Thrives upon change. Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Passion for games. Strong work ethic.
  • Problem solver.
  • Preferred candidate has:

  • Gameplay programming experience.
  • Experience with Unreal Engine.
  • Familiar with unrealscript, class structure of unreal, the ‘unreal way’ of developing games.
  • Experience with Scaleform.
  • Experience with animation subsystems.
  • Knowledge of source control.
  • Experience with PC/Windows programming.
  • Realm Royale - Systems Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

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

    What our Systems Programmers do:

  • Design and develop new features for our engine, from user input to awesome game experience.
  • Analyze and enhance existing features, and support the artists and designers using them.
  • What we are looking for:

  • Five years of C/C++ systems programming experience in the games industry.
  • Previous work experience on a medium-to-large team.
  • Excellent communication across disciplines.
  • Solid 3D math skills.
  • Passionate about making great games.
  • Preferred:

  • Experience with Unreal Engine.
  • Experience with Perforce and JIRA.
  • Experience with console development.
  • Titan Forge

    Design

    SMITE - Level Designer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

    What our Level Designers do:

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

  • Portfolio demonstrating multiplayer level design.
  • Experienced with Unreal Engine 3, Kismet, and visual scripting of in game events.
  • Thrives upon change. Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Comfortable receiving constructive criticism and making creative adjustments.
  • 2+ years of professional Level Design experience.
  • 1 shipped title.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Passion for games.
  • Preferred:

  • AAA game development experience (shipped title).
  • Quality Assurance

    SMITE - Associate QA Analyst

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced QA Analyst to work on SMITE at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.
     
    At Hi-Rez, you will have an opportunity to be part of an innovative environment that embraces new and different ideas. We are a passionate and enthusiastic bunch who love video games. We have incredibly talented individuals who are empowered to create, 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.
  • Required:

  • 0-1 years of QA experience
  • Associate degree, Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience
  • Passion for games and game development.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Good communication skills, and a team player.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-faceted, and collaborative environment.
  • 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:

  • Experience in Unreal Engine 3 or 4.
  • Knowledge of: MS SQL; MySQL; JSON.
  • Strong understanding of Hi-Rez products.
  • College degree in Computer Science, Game Design, or other applicable field.
  • Art

    SMITE - Concept Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

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

    What our Concept Artist Do:

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

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

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

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

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

    What our Concept Artist Do:

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

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

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

    Engineering

    Unannounced Project - Gameplay Programmer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

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

    What our Gameplay Programmers do:

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

  • Exceptional C/C++ design and programming skills.
  • 2+ years of software programming experience.
  • Background in math including Linear Algebra.
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Computer Science or similar discipline (Math, Physics, CE or EE) or equivalent experience thru professional game development, indie projects, or mods.
  • Team-oriented but self-motivated.
  • Thrives upon change. Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Passion for games. Strong work ethic.
  • Problem solver.
  • Preferred candidate has:

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

    Brighton, UK

    Full Time

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

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

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

    What our Technical Directors do:

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

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

    Unannounced Project - Level Designer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

    Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Tribes: Ascend and Global Agenda as we enhance and expand our online action games.

    Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement 3D levels using Unreal Engine 4.
  • Create compelling and competitive layouts appropriate for an Online Multiplayer game.
  • Set-dressing using Environment Art assets.
  • Required:

  • Portfolio demonstrating multiplayer level design.
  • Experienced with Unreal Engine 4, Kismet, and visual scripting of in game events.
  • Thrives upon change.
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Comfortable receiving constructive criticism and making creative adjustments.
  • 2+ years of professional Level Design experience.
  • 1 shipped title.
  • Passion for games.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Preferred:

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

    Unannounced Project - Producer

    Brighton, UK

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a talented Producer to work at our studio in Brighton, UK, on an unannounced project.

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

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

    What our Producers do:

  • Coordinate all production elements with the internal teams and others to help maintain schedules, documentation, JIRA tickets, etc.
  • Track production processes and create milestone content and realistic production schedules in coordination with team leads and management
  • Managing change and ensure project scope is adhered to, controlling feature creep, ensuring the project is delivered in accordance with expectations
  • Work with third-party consulting firms and vendors with the support of Alacrity Art house and under the supervision of the Line Manager
  • Identify areas of risk as early as possible and create solutions to manage these before they impact the project and keep the scope of the project in line with capacity and schedule
  • Ensure that the continuous QA strategy is working effectively
  • Work with QA to triage game issues and drive updates to the game service
  • Keep abreast of current trends in the marketplace especially with regard to similar and/or competitive product
  • Communicate progress of work to the relevant teams and line manager
  • 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
  • Ability to seek approval at all stages of development, and make any changes as required, right up to completion and final approval
  • Who we are looking for:

  • College degree with 5 or more years of game industry production experience
  • Previous experience in Live Operations, Production and QA required
  • Strong time-management skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Knowledge of production tools like Trello, JIRA, Asana
  • A team player who is flexible, adaptive and seen as a problem-solver
  • Maintain a positive/proactive work ethic
  • Experience working within a Localization pipeline
  • Eagerly tackles new projects and challenges in pursuit of career growth
  • Strong communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Art

    Unannounced Project - Senior Character Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced Senior Character Artist to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia, on an unannounced project.

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

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

    Who we are looking for:

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

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

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