工作机会

Quality Assurance

Associate QA Analyst

Alpharetta, GA

Full Time

Hi-Rez Studios is hiring a 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 analysts do:

  • Work with the Producer to create and implement comprehensive, effective, and detailed Quality Plans and Test Procedures for all assigned games.
  • Ensure our game products meet high standards of quality, reliability, usability, and performance through hands-on testing and problem reporting.
  • Interpret, analyze and evaluate testing progress at specific Milestones related to QA deliverables and platform-specific content and functionality requirements.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 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.
  • Basic Knowledge of: Linux system.
  • Language proficiency in Mandarin Chinese.
  • Strong understanding of Hi-Rez products.
  • College degree in Computer Science, Game Design, or other applicable field.
  • 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.
  • Marketing

    CRM 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're looking for

  • Minimum 2 year’s CRM marketing experience in a B2B or B2C company
  • 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
  • A passion for online games and  competitive games
  • 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, 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
  • Marketing Producer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking for a games-loving Marketing Producer to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

    As a member of our growing band of elite marketing warriors, you will create, improve, and shepherd a marketing production pipeline that consistently delivers amazing experiences for players. You know how to get things done in a collaborative work environment, are super proactive, and you're ready to help us bring our games to a global audience of passionate gamers.

    What our Marketing Producers do:

  • Project manage internal and external teams to deliver a wide array of publishing materials, both on time and on budget.
  • Schedule, maintain and drive an aggressive marketing pipeline to deliver consistent and exemplary marketing campaigns
  • Craft project requirements, deliver it in a digestible format across the organization, coach teammates when they hit roadblocks, and synthesize feedback from key stakeholders throughout the organization.
  • Continuously improving processes and products by reviewing work, delivering feedback, and conducting meaningful retros
  • Who we are looking for:

  • You’re a lifelong gamer who’s passionate about the industry; you use your gaming experience to analyze marketing campaigns, evaluating their strengths and weaknesses and spotting opportunities for improvement.
  • You have over 3 years of experience serving as a project manager, producer, marketing, or brand professional
  • Working knowledge of agile project manager principles. Ability to implement and teach agile methods to teams of varying levels of experience
  • Demonstrated ability to juggle priorities and deadlines in a demanding, schedule-driven environment.
  • Driven and proactive with a can-do attitude. You need to be unafraid to get in there and get your hands dirty. “This isn’t part of my job description” isn’t a phrase you’d ever use.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Of course.
  • Even better candidates:

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

    Data Analyst

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a Data Analyst to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia!

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

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

    What our Data Analyst does:

  • Work closely with our game development, marketing, sales, and operations teams to understand and help shape key questions.
  • Translate business and game questions into database and business software queries, and provide actionable insights from the results.
  • Communicate with team leaders across departments and games.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • MS Economics/Statistics or MBA preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of SQL.
  • Experience using Python, R, or comparable system to analyze large data sets.
  • Video game lover with familiarity of Hi-Rez Games and IPs.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Able to work in a team and independently.
  • Excellent organization, critical thinking, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Preferred candidate has:

  • Familiarity with JIRA.
  • Experience with tools used to visualize data.
  • Video game industry background.
  • 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
  • Intern

    IT Intern

    Alpharetta, GA

    Intern

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

    This will be a paid, seasonal employee. The deadline to submit all application materials is May 28, 2018.  Internship selections will be made and announced by May 30, 2018, with the Intern work program starting early June, ending mid-August, 2018.

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

    What our IT Interns do:

  • Coordinate with the IT team on all office equipment and software.
  • Organize and streamline office operations and procedures.
  • Support on event execution
  • Who we are looking for:

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

  • Organized.
  • Can Multi-task.
  • Able to communicate effectively with people at all levels and under any circumstance.
  • Has IT Support knowledge.
  • A passion for video games
  • Art

    Paladins - Animator

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced Animator 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 Animators do:

  • Deliver stylized, key-framed animations for both first and third person gameplay perspectives.
  • 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.
  • Paladins - Character Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an innovative Character Artist to join our Paladins’ Character Art team and work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

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

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

    What our Character Artists do:

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

  • 3+ years of experience creating AAA quality character assets for games, film or animation.
  • Portfolio demonstrating exceptional character designs with animatable topology.
  • Strong grasp of composition, color theory, value, form, scale, shape language, and silhouette.
  • Strong knowledge of human/animal anatomy and proportions.
  • Ability to embellish concepts with technical constraints in mind while maintaining overall aesthetic.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate well with multiple teams outside of the Character Modeling Department.
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Comfortable receiving constructive group criticism and making artistic adjustments to meet performance guidelines.
  • Excellent work ethic, self-motivated, organized, and able to meet deadlines.
  • A passion for creating and playing video games.
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Experience with Unreal 3 engine
  • AAA game development experience as a Character Artist
  • 3+ years experience with industry standard applications: Zbrush, Maya/Max/Modo, Photoshop, 3D Coat or Substance Painter
  • Understanding of Rigging/Animation a plus
  • Paladins - FX Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

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

    What our FX Artist do:

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

  • 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.
  • Realm Royale - Animator

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced Animator to work on Realm Royale 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 are Animators do:

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

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

  • Maya experience.
  • Unreal Engine 3 experience.
  • SMITE - Animator

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

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

    What our Animators do:

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

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

  • 3DS Max experience.
  • Unreal Engine experience.
  • SMITE - Character Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an innovative Character Artist to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia, on SMITE.

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

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

    Who we are looking for:

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

  • 3+ years of experience creating AAA quality character assets for games, film or animation.
  • Portfolio demonstrating exceptional character designs with animatable topology.
  • Strong grasp of composition, color theory, value, form, scale, shape language, and silhouette.
  • Strong knowledge of human/animal anatomy and proportions.
  • Ability to embellish concepts with technical constraints in mind while maintaining overall aesthetic.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate well with multiple teams outside of the Character Modeling Department.
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Comfortable receiving constructive group criticism and making artistic adjustments to meet performance guidelines.
  • Excellent work ethic, self-motivated, organized, and able to meet deadlines.A passion for creating and playing video games.
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Experience with Unreal 3 engine
  • AAA game development experience as a Character Artist
  • 3+ years experience with industry standard applications: Zbrush, Maya/Max/Modo, Photoshop, 3D Coat or Substance Painter
  • Understanding of Rigging/Animation a plus
  • SMITE - 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.
  • 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.
  • Unannounced Project - Art Director

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is seeking an exceptionally skilled and inspirational Art Director to help kick start a new IP and game in our Alpharetta studio.

    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.

    The ideal candidate possesses inspiring artistic vision, outstanding communications skills, strong leadership experience, and a proven track record of shipping AAA products in a lead artist role. Experience modeling and texturing assets for a diverse visual range of environments and a solid grasp of form, color, and light for both 2D and 3D art assets are also essential.

    You must be experienced at mentoring teams, able to create and maintain a collaborative environment for artists who are passionate about making games, be skilled in one or more areas of art creation (illustration, modeling, texturing, animation, or concept art), and well-versed in related tools (Maya/3DS Max, Photoshop, etc).

    What our Art Directors do:

  • Own, articulate, and evangelize visual direction for this realistic styled IP.
  • Work directly with a small team artists and leads to ensure smooth asset production through the content pipeline, through preproduction, growing the team as it nears shipping.
  • Create concept paintings, models, textures, and other benchmark assets that help articulate or inspire visual direction.
  • Work closely with game design to ensure art supports a gameplay-first player experience.
  • Foster and maintain effective relationships inside and outside the art department
  • Who we are looking for:

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in crafting video game art
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a lead artist or art director
  • Incredible communications and interpersonal skills
  • Able to build and develop a team of artist of varying skills and specialties
  • Strong illustration and / or concept art skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency with popular 2D and 3D applications, such as Maya, 3DS Max, Adobe Photoshop, Painter, etc.
  • Solid knowledge of current and next-gen art techniques as well as fundamental art principles
  • Able to motivate artists and collaborate well with other developers in a team environment
  • Able to excel in an exceptionally fast paced product release schedule
  • Experience with photo-realistic presentation and expertise in realistic pipeline and methods is preferred
  • UE3 / UE4 knowledge preferred
  • Unannounced Project - Character Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

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

    Who we are looking for:

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

  • 3+ years of experience creating AAA quality character assets for games, film or animation.
  • Portfolio demonstrating exceptional character designs with animatable topology.
  • Strong grasp of composition, color theory, value, form, scale, shape language, and silhouette.
  • Strong knowledge of human/animal anatomy and proportions.
  • Ability to embellish concepts with technical constraints in mind while maintaining overall aesthetic.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate well with multiple teams outside of the Character Modeling Department.
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Comfortable receiving constructive group criticism and making artistic adjustments to meet performance guidelines.
  • Excellent work ethic, self-motivated, organized, and able to meet deadlines.
  • A passion for creating and playing video games.
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Experience with Unreal 4 engine
  • AAA game development experience as a Character Artist
  • 3+ years experience with industry standard applications: Zbrush, Maya/Max/Modo, Photoshop, 3D Coat or Substance Painter
  • Understanding of Rigging/Animation a plus
  • Unannounced Project - Environment Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an experienced Environment Artist to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on an unannounced game.

    This art position requires an excellent comprehension of architecture, material use, and construction principles, as well as a master level understanding of light, color, form, and spatial relationships. The ideal candidate has a working knowledge of the game development process and proven ability to design effectively for a 3D game environment.

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

    What our Environment Artist does:

  • Develop high quality 3D assets with a realistic visual style.
  • Craft environment and level related meshes, collision, materials, and textures according to best practices within an Unreal Engine 4 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 with examples of realistic environments, props and textures for game production.
  • AAA game development  or equivalent experience.
  • Expert knowledge of Photoshop, Max or Maya, and extensive knowledge of Unreal Engine 4.
  • Someone who thrives on change and can work quickly within an iterative development process.
  • Someone comfortable receiving constructive criticism and making artistic adjustments.
  • Ability to work effectively within game design and tech constraints.
  • Passion for games.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Preferred candidate have:

  • Experience with Substance Painter and Substance Designer
  • Experience with Zbrush
  • Experience creating environment assets from photogrammetry scan data.
  • Unannounced Project - Lead Character Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

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

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

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

    What our Lead Character Artist do:

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

  • 7+ years of experience creating AAA quality character assets for games, film or animation.
  • Portfolio demonstrating exceptional character designs with animatable topology.
  • Strong grasp of composition, color theory, value, form, scale, shape language, and silhouette.
  • Strong knowledge of human/animal anatomy and proportions.
  • Ability to embellish concepts with technical constraints in mind while maintaining overall aesthetic.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate well with multiple teams outside of the Character Modeling Department.
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process.
  • Comfortable receiving constructive group criticism and making artistic adjustments to meet performance guidelines.
  • Excellent work ethic, self-motivated, organized, and able to meet deadlines.
  • A passion for creating and playing video games.
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Experience with Unreal 3 engine
  • AAA game development experience as a Character Artist
  • 3+ years experience with industry standard applications: Zbrush, Maya/Max/Modo, Photoshop, 3D Coat or Substance Painter
  • Understanding of Rigging/Animation a plus
  • Unannounced Project - Weapons Artist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring a inspired Weapons Modeler to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia, on an unannounced project.

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

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

    What our Weapon & Hardsurface Modelers do:

  • Create fully functional and visually appealing weapon/hardsurface models
  • Work within defined technical constraints
  • Closely follow art and design concepts to meet the established art style
  • Contribute to the creative process through original ideas and inspiration
  • Participate in critiquing your work and the work of other artists
  • Excellent work ethic, self-motivation, and ability to take constructive feedback  
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Proficiency with industry software tools & pipelines (3dsmax, Zbrush, Photoshop, Maya, etc.)
  • In depth knowledge of weapon/hardsurface modeling as related to game development
  • Ability to re-create photo realistic weapons and other hard surface props, with a  meticulous attention to detailExcellent sculpting skills in Zbrush
  • Excellent Hard Surface modeling skills
  • Strong understanding of workflows and techniques in regards to first person weapons
  • Strong grasp of form, scale and proportion
  • A keen eye for design in regards to weapons and hard surface elements
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate with multiple teams
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Even better candidates have:

  • Concept art and 2D skills
  • 2+ years using 3DSMax for modeling
  • Strong organizational and file management skills
  • Basic level animation skills for roughing out designs
  • Other related programs such as Quixel Suite and Substance Designer
  • Development

    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 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.
  • 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.
  • Accounting

    Payroll Specialist

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is looking for a Payroll Specialist to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

    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.

    What our Payroll Specialist do:

  • Primary focus on payroll processing and benefits administration, including related accounting entries and  reconciliations.
  • Provide support on processes and procedures such as salary reviews, benefits enrollment, payroll, and staffing changes.
  • Regularly work with sensitive and confidential information, navigate complex and difficult employee relations conversations with sensitivity and professionalism.
  • Oversee and process all employee status changes and ensure accuracy for payroll and benefits.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of all the perks and benefits the company offers.
  • Run reports and utilize data from HRIS to assist with ACA compliance requirements.
  • Complete employment verifications.
  • Assist with special projects and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 3-5 years of payroll experience, including hands on payroll processing and benefits administration for hourly and salaried employees.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, accounting or finance preferred
  • Certified Payroll Professional designation and/or Namely HR/Payroll Software experience a plus.
  • Computer proficiency with advanced skills in Excel, PowerPoint, and Google applications.
  • Ability to thrive in ambiguity – can navigate through a complex, multi-faceted organization.
  • Analytical aptitude and ability to identify data needs, conduct necessary analysis of various data points with the ultimate outcome of providing meaningful insights to support business decisions.
  • Self-Starter; results oriented and motivated professional.
  • Professional and polished at all times, ability to perform as a trusted advisor.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of HRIS and payroll systems.
  • Production

    Unannounced Project - Associate Producer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring an Associate Producer to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia on an unannounced project!  

    In this role, you will help Hi-Rez form a publishing arm dedicated to the mobile market and guide new games through planning, implementation, testing, release, and live operations. You will wear many different hats along the way, and must be comfortable with a high-volume workload in a demanding environment. You will also enjoy a rare opportunity to help Hi-Rez build an entire new division, contributing to one or more games in the process.

    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 Associate Producers do:

  • Create and manage project schedules, working with external development teams and a General Manager to see projects through to completion.
  • Develop, maintain, and distribute status reports that document deliverables, risks, contingency plans, roadblocks, and resource constraints to all stakeholders.
  • Identify and create planning tools, methodologies, and communication channels to establish an efficient mobile publishing process for third party development. Then, build consensus and drive consistent adoption of these new tools and processes.
  • Coordinate cross-functional work across multiple teams (both internal and external), providing motivation and direction to ensure goals, milestones, and deadlines are met on time.
  • Organize playtests and analyze game quality, reliability, usability, and performance, ensuring that each game meets the highest standards possible.
  • Author written materials for public release, including editorial works used to feature our games.
  • Assist with our distribution process and stay informed about the latest development and publishing features available on (and changes to) the App Store, Google Play Store, and any other mobile distribution platforms.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • Interest in mobile games.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Comfortable working across numerous disciplines.
  • Strong analytical mindset and critical thinking ability.
  • Deals well with ambiguity and can create effective solutions out of disarray.
  • Thrives in a team-oriented environment, even under very tight deadlines.
  • Willing to work flexible hours and travel.
  • Preferred candidates have:

  • Fluency in Mandarin.
  • Familiarity with Hi-Rez games and services.
  • Experience with Atlassian solutions, including JIRA and Confluence.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of mobile games market, best practices, development, and/or publishing.
  • Web Producer

    Alpharetta, GA

    Full Time

    Hi-Rez Studios is hiring a Web Producer to work on our Web Development Team, 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 and Paladins as we embark on exciting new online game projects.

    What our producers do:

  • Organize and manage the flow of assets and information to the Web Team so that they can schedule out our work, prioritize, and work efficiently.
  • Work as a liaison between the Web Team and other Hi-Rez groups to ensure transparency and set expectations of work being done.
  • Work with our localization team to make sure that all of our sites are vetted and QA’d for layout and correct language.
  • Have opinions on design and function, and able to communicate priority preferences.
  • Ensure our sites meet high standards of quality, reliability, usability, and performance through hands-on testing and problem reporting.
  • Discuss specific steps taken to reproduce bugs while being cognizant of browser and browser versions.
  • Who we are looking for:

  • 1+ years QA or Project Management experience of responsive web sites and web apps.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-faceted, and collaborative environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously with changing priorities.
  • Ability to reproduce defects and retesting from existing defect reports.
  • Willing to learn basic web development and unafraid to work with new technologies.
  • Familiar with bug tracking software management systems such as JIRA.
  • Working knowledge of Google Docs Suite.
  • Excellent troubleshooting, organization, critical thinking, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Preferred:

  • Knowledge of: HTML/CSS and the chrome web inspector.
  • Experience working in a Scrum or Agile project management methodology.
  • Understanding of automated testing tools.
  • Experience working with offshore teams.
  • Familiar with Git, Wordpress, Single Page Application frameworks.