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Current Openings

Environment & Prop Artist
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Description
Twisted Pixel Games is seeking a highly motivated and talented environment artist who can turn 2D concepts into fully finished 3D models and environments for games.  The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, a team-oriented, collaborative approach to development and is interested in doing what it takes to make the best games possible.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with art leads, designers and concept artists to create game environments and props using the latest asset creation techniques.
  • Design and construct varied and compelling level layouts, and see them through from visualization to completion.
  • Identify environment layout risks and issues on a project and be able to determine and execute creative solutions.
  • Work closely with the rest of the team to ensure the highest quality assets are delivered.
  • Contribute to other departments as necessary during production.

Skillset & Requirements

  • Outstanding proficiency and experience building and texturing AAA environments using Maya, ZBrush, Substance Painter and Photoshop.
  • Excellent time management skills (assigned tasks and estimates) and the ability to handle large workloads efficiently.
  • Pro-active about making things happen and working with contractors.
  • Comfortable and confident working with varied art styles.
  • Experience with current generation lighting and shading techniques.
  • Experience with current generation game engines like Unreal, Radiant or Unity.
  • Minimum of 4-6 years direct experience in the gaming industry.
  • Desire and ability to put in the time and effort necessary to make a game great.

Pluses

  • Experience “grey boxing” environments and assisting with level design.
  • Experience rigging and skinning environment assets for animators.
  • Traditional and Digital Illustration/Concepting skills.
  • Having multiple AAA shipped title experience, especially full cycle experience (GDD to Shelf), acclaimed for its environments.
  • Passion for all types of games, especially on consoles.

This position is located in Austin, Texas.
All applicants must currently be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

If you feel you have the passion, dedication and skills that match our unique company, apply to join our team! Please use the form below and attach a copy of your resumé. Submissions without a link to a portfolio will not be considered.

Twisted Pixel Games is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Note to Third-Party Recruiters / Recruitment Agencies / Executive Search Firms: Twisted Pixel Games does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters or recruiting agencies. Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to any employees of Twisted Pixel Games.  Twisted Pixel is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Tools and Systems Engineer
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Description
Twisted Pixel Games is seeking an accomplished Tools and Systems Engineer to work with a team of experienced programmers on an unannounced game using our proprietary engine and tools. Candidate would be expected to work in several areas of game development, however would be primarily tasked with systems and tools related functionality.

The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, a team-oriented, collaborative approach to development, and be experienced in many areas of game development—including programming tasks related to a variety of subjects such as physics,
graphics, gameplay, networking, math, tools, etc. Candidate must be focused on the quality of their work, be able to learn quickly, be able to complete any programming task efficiently, and be able to grasp new technologies and concepts quickly.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identify project-related technical risks or issues; ability to generate and execute creative solutions.
  • Perform research to acquire new knowledge necessary to perform assigned tasks.
  • Design tools and systems that assists in empowering the team to make a better game.
  • Design and develop game systems that contribute to the core technology framework.
  • Implement tasks in the tools, game engine, and actual game.
  • Work closely with game designers, producers, engineers, and artists to ensure the highest quality product
  • Put in the effort and time necessary to complete tasks in a timely fashion as well as making sure they are robust, expandable, and fun.
  • Design and develop cutting edge technology.

Skillset & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years professional game programming experience.
  • Outstanding C/C++ programming skills, and ability to grasp complex systems.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
  • At least one shipped console title.
  • Pro-active about making things happen.
  • Desire to put in the time and effort necessary to make a game great.
  • A passion for games and game development.

Pluses

  • Experience with C# for tools development.
  • Experience with Lua as a game scripting language.
  • Experience with DX11.
  • Experience with low level console API’s.
  • Experience with low level performance optimizations.
  • Experience creating and optimizing HLSL shaders.
  • Experience working with a small team of programmers.
  • Experience working on a multiplatform game.

If you feel you have the passion, dedication and skills that match our unique company, apply to join our team! Please use the form below and attach a copy of your resumé.

This position is located in Austin, Texas.
All applicants must currently be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Twisted Pixel Games is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Note to Third-Party Recruiters / Recruitment Agencies / Executive Search Firms: Twisted Pixel Games does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters or recruiting agencies. Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to any employees of Twisted Pixel Games. Twisted Pixel is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Gameplay Programmer
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Description
Seeking an accomplished Lead Gameplay Programmer to work with a team of experienced engineers on an unannounced game using our proprietary engine and tools. Candidate would be expected to work in several areas of game development, however would be primarily tasked with gameplay related functionality.

The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, a team-oriented, collaborative approach to development, and be experienced in many areas of game development—including programming tasks related to a variety of subjects such as physics, graphics, gameplay, networking, math, tools, etc. Candidate must be focused on the quality of their work, be able to learn quickly, be able to complete any programming task efficiently, and be able to grasp new technologies and concepts quickly.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Implement gameplay related tasks
  • Perform research to acquire new knowledge necessary to perform assigned tasks
  • Design and develop technical features specific to the game
  • Design and develop game systems that contribute to the core technology framework
  • Work closely with game designers, producers, engineers, and artists to ensure the highest quality product
  • Put in the effort and time necessary to complete tasks in a timely fashion as well as making sure they are robust, expandable, and fun

Skillset & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years professional game programming experience
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Outstanding C/C++ programming skills, and ability to grasp complex systems
  • At least one shipped title
  • Pro-active about making things happen
  • Desire to put in the time and effort necessary to make a game great
  • A passion for games and game development

Pluses

  • Experience with Lua as a game scripting language
  • Experience with C# for tools development
  • Experience with low level API’s
  • Experience with low level performance optimizations
  • Experience developing a multiplayer networked game
  • Experience working with a small team of programmers
  • Experience working on a multiplatform game

This position is located in Austin, Texas.
All applicants must currently be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

If you feel you have the passion, dedication and skills that match our unique company, apply to join our team! Please use the form below and attach a copy of your resumé.

Twisted Pixel Games is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Note to Third-Party Recruiters / Recruitment Agencies / Executive Search Firms: Twisted Pixel Games does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters or recruiting agencies. Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to any employees of Twisted Pixel Games. Twisted Pixel is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Animator
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Seeking a highly motivated and talented character animator capable of creating both realistic and highly stylized motions. The ideal candidate will have an extensive knowledge of Maya, contribute a high level of creativity and personality, have a team-oriented/collaborative approach to development and is interested in doing what it takes to make the best games possible.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Bring game play concepts and cinematic sequences from an initial grey box state to a highly detailed finished product.
  • Work with designers and programmers on a daily basis.
  • Objectively critique ALL animations.
  • Work closely with Art Directors and Leads to ensure the highest quality assets are delivered.

Skillset & Requirements

  • Extensive experience animating in Maya.
  • An understanding of cinematography, pacing and timing.
  • Experience animating dialogue.
  • Excellent time management skills (for assigned tasks) and the ability to handle large workloads efficiently.
  • Pro-active about making things happen.
  • Strong technical and communication skills a must.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in the industry.
  • Desire and ability to put in the time and effort necessary to make a game great.

Pluses

  • Experience with rigging and skinning.
  • Experience with motion capture technology and its Maya pipeline.
  • Experience with current generation game engines like Unreal, Radiant or Unity.
  • Passion for all types of games, especially on consoles.

If you feel you have the passion, dedication and skills that match our unique company, apply to join our team! Please use the form below and attach a copy of your resumé. Submissions without a link to a portfolio will not be considered.

Twisted Pixel Games is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Note to Third-Party Recruiters / Recruitment Agencies / Executive Search Firms: Twisted Pixel Games does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters or recruiting agencies. Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to any employees of Twisted Pixel Games.  Twisted Pixel is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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