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Current Openings

Game Director
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Description
Seeking a master game director to work with a team of experienced developers on all aspects of game development. The ideal candidate will have proven leadership abilities, excellent communication skills, a team-oriented, collaborative approach to development, and can knowledgeably and effectively lead production in scheduling, budgeting, P&L, and business design to determine the best course for a team and their highly anticipated project. Candidates must care as much about the quality of their work as completing it, have a deep understanding of how games are made, learn new technologies quickly, and can be trusted to run a project independently and successfully.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Be a stakeholder in studio-level and game creation strategy
  • Own a project from start to finish and beyond
  • See the big picture at all times – Spot potential issues in advance and communicate those risks along with problem-solving their solutions
  • Oversee, mentor, and guide a team to make games as optimally as possible
  • Delegate and empower team leads to be as effective as possible
  • Work closely with other discipline leads to execute the vision of the game
  • Directly involved with P&L, budgeting, forecasting, resource allocation, and creating marketing plans and strategies for the game
  • Stay current with game news and playing the latest game releases

Skillset & Requirements

  • Shipped at least 5 games as a lead designer and/or producer
  • 7 years experience in games
  • Not afraid to passionately explain a vision to a very large crowd or one-on-one
  • Historical knowledge of past games
  • Passion for thinking up ways to improve existing games
  • Passion for inventing new games and/or gameplay mechanics
  • Understanding of a game’s marketability
  • Desire to put in the time and effort necessary to make a game great
  • Bachelor’s degree

Pluses

  • Infectious personality and humor
  • Great story telling skills
  • 3D art experience
  • Animation experience
  • Programming experience

If you feel you have the passion, dedication and skills that match our unique company, apply to join our team! Please apply online at www.twistedpixelgames.com/careers

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.

Technical Artist
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Description
Seeking a highly motivated and talented technical artist capable of filling a wide variety of roles related to technical art. 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

  • Rig and weight characters, vehicles and props while working within the limitations of a game pipeline.

  • Support our Animation and Art team with scripts and tools that simplify or speed up production. 

  • Assist with creation of visual FX, materials and lighting as needed.

  • Work closely with Art Directors and Leads to ensure the highest quality assets are delivered.


Skillset & Requirements

  • Experience rigging and skinning in Maya and the ability to create and support complex rigs that work with both motion capture and keyframe animation.

  • Experience with Mel or Python
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  • Familiarity with Visual FX creation.

  • Familiarity with lighting, materials and post effects.

  • Excellent time management skills (for assigned tasks) and the ability to handle large workloads efficiently.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Pro-active about making things happen, and a drive to continue learn and grow as a technical artist.

  • Desire and ability to put in the time and effort necessary to make a game great.


Pluses

  • Experience with motion capture technology and its Maya pipeline.

  • Experience with current generation game engines like Unreal, Radiant or Unity.

  • Experience with cutting edge modeling, sculpting and animation techniques.

  • Knowledge and experience with art creation software such as Zbrush, Substance Painter/Designer and Photoshop.

  • Experience with programming languages such as C++, XML and Lua.


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.

Lead Gameplay Programmer
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Description
Seeking an accomplished Lead Gameplay Programmer 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 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. Candidates 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
  • Guide members of the gameplay team in implementing their tasks
  • Perform research to acquire new knowledge necessary to perform assigned tasks
  • Design and develop game systems that contribute to the core technology framework
  • Work closely with leads, 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
  • Be responsible for ensuring gameplay milestone deliverables are met
  • Design and develop technical features specific to the game

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 two shipped titles
  • At least one shipped title in a lead role
  • A passion for games and game development
  • Pro-active about making things happen

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

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.

Mid-level Gameplay Programmer
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Description
Seeking an accomplished Senior/Mid-level Gameplay Programmer 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 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. Candidates 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 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
  • Design and develop technical features specific to the game

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
  • At least one shipped title
  • A passion for games and game development
  • Pro-active about making things happen
  • Desire to put in the time and effort necessary to make a game great

Pluses

  • Experience with C# for tools development
  • Experience with Lua as a game scripting language
  • 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

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.

Level Designer
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Description
Twisted Pixel Games is seeking a highly motivated, talented, and passionate Level Designer to join our team and be a primary contributor to the design, development, and execution of our awesome games. The ideal candidate will be highly creative and versatile with excellent communication and collaboration skills.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Storyboard games, design game levels, and define goal progression.
  • Work directly with artists, programmers, animators and other game designers to contribute to and implement the vision of the game.
  • Work across teams to conceptualize, implement, tune, and balance a broad variety of gameplay systems and mechanics.
  • Design engaging level flow in support of the overall game design.
  • Build level architecture from early block-out through to final polish.
  • Ensure technical efficiency of your levels.

Skillset & Requirements

  • Excellent and effective communication skills.
  • Exceptional team player with the ability to collaborate across teams without losing sight of the narrative and gameplay vision.
  • Excellent sense of 3D game space, storytelling and pacing.
  • Strong methodology and problem solving abilities.
  • Initiative and demonstrable creativity in layout and flow, scenario design, etc.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of games industry experience designing, building, and populating game levels.
  • At least two shipped games with significant level design contribution or similar content creation experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of content development tools and various engines such as Unreal and Unity.
  • Have a passion for games.

Pluses

  • Strong visual storytelling skills and a demonstrated eye for cinematography are a plus.
  • Scripting or programming experience.
  • Good working knowledge of Maya, 3DS Max or similar 3D package.
  • Experience developing for VR products.

If you feel you have the passion, dedication and skills that match our unique company, apply to join our team! Please apply online at www.twistedpixelgames.com/careers

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.

Senior Environment Artist
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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 from blockout to “in game assets”.
  • Implement impressive lighting scenarios that push current technologies.
  • Manage outsourced environment assets.
  • Identify environment layout risks and issues on a project and be able to determine and execute creative solutions.
  • Work closely with Art Directors and Leads to ensure the highest quality assets are delivered.

Skillset & Requirements

  • Outstanding proficiency and experience building and texturing AAA environments using Maya, ZBrush/Mudbox 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.
  • Minimum of 4-6 years experience in the industry.
  • Experience creating custom shaders for environments.
  • Experience with current generation game engines like Unreal, Radiant or Unity.
  • Desire and ability to put in the time and effort necessary to make a game great.

Pluses

  • Experience “grey boxing” environments.
  • Experience with current generation lighting and shading engines.
  • 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).
  • 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 apply online at www.twistedpixelgames.com/careers

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.

Senior 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.
  • Extensive experience with rigging and skinning.
  • 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.
  • Minimum of 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 motion capture technology and its Maya pipeline.
  • Experience with current generation game engines like Unreal, Radiant or Unity.

If you feel you have the passion, dedication and skills that match our unique company, apply to join our team! Resumes and cover letters can be sent to jobs@twistedpixelgames.com.

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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