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Current Openings

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

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.

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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