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Current Openings

Designer, Senior Level
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Twisted Pixel Games is seeking a highly motivated, talented, and passionate 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

  • Design, prototype, and implement game mechanics and systems including designing level challenges and encounters.
  • Work directly with artists, programmers, animators and other game designers to contribute to and implement the vision of the game.
  • Perform research to acquire new knowledge necessary to perform assigned tasks.
  • Complete tasks in a timely fashion as well as making sure they are robust, expandable, and fun.

Skillset & Requirements

  • 5+ years of games industry experience.
  • A strong sense of game design.
  • Excellent and effective communication skills.
  • Exceptional team player with the ability to collaborate across disciplines.
  • Strong methodology and problem-solving abilities.
  • Scripting experience (Blueprint, Lua, etc).
  • Have a passion for games.

Pluses:

  • In-depth knowledge of content development tools and various engines such as Unreal and Unity.
  • Experience developing for VR products.

 
This position is located in Austin, Texas. You must be local to Austin prior to start date.
Relocation assistance is offered.
All applicants must currently be legally authorized to work in the U.S.
 

At Twisted Pixel Games you will have the opportunity to work on exciting new IPs and contribute to established, well-known titles. In a community-minded, independent studio environment, you’ll get to make your mark on our games in significant ways with people who share your passion for game development.

Enjoy great benefits and perks including:

  • Major Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k with Company Matching
  • Company-paid group life insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Frequent Team Outings and Fun Company Events
  • Monthly Game Tournaments
  • Open Office Environment with Close-Knit Team
  • Fully stocked kitchen with complimentary snacks and drinks

 
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.

** Submissions without a link to a current 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.

Gameplay Programmer
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Seeking an accomplished Gameplay Programmer to work with a team of experienced engineers on an unannounced game. 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. You must be local to Austin prior to start date.
Relocation assistance is available.
All applicants must currently be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

At Twisted Pixel Games you will have the opportunity to work on exciting new IPs and contribute to established, well-known titles. In a community-minded, independent studio environment, you’ll get to make your mark on our games in significant ways with people who share your passion for game development!

Enjoy Great Benefits and Perks Including:
• Major Medical, Dental, and Vision
• 401k with Company Matching
• Company-paid group life insurance
• Open Paid Time Off
• Flexible Work Schedule
• Frequent Team Outings and Fun Company Events
• Monthly Game Tournaments
• Open Office Environment with Close-Knit Team
• Stocked kitchen with complimentary snacks and drinks

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.

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, Senior Level
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Twisted Pixel Games is seeking a highly motivated, talented, and passionate Level Designer with Senior Level Experience 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

  • Design game levels from block-out to completion and define goal progression.
  • Prototype game-level layouts that demonstrate creative and unique gameplay interactions.
  • Work directly with artists, programmers, animators, and other game designers to contribute to and implement the vision of the game.
  • Integrate gameplay features into levels.
  • Design engaging level flow in support of the overall game design.
  • Build and maintain a level environment from early block-out through to final polish.
  • Ensure technical efficiency of your levels.

Skillset & Requirements

  • 6+ Years of direct experience in a Level Design role in video game production.
  • At least one shipped game with significant level design contribution or similar content creation experience.
  • 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 and pacing.
  • Strong methodology and problem solving abilities.
  • Initiative and demonstrable creativity in layout and flow, scenario design, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of content development tools and various engines such as Unreal and Unity.
  • Have a passion for games.

Pluses

  • Scripting or programming experience.
  • Good working knowledge of Maya, 3ds Max or similar 3D package.
  • Experience developing for VR products.

This position is located in Austin, Texas. You must be local to Austin prior to start date.
Relocation assistance is available.
All applicants must currently be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

At Twisted Pixel Games you will have the opportunity to work on exciting new IPs and contribute to established, well-known titles. In a community-minded, independent studio environment, you’ll get to make your mark on our games in significant ways with people who share your passion for game development.

Enjoy great benefits and perks including:
• Major Medical, Dental, and Vision
• 401k with Company Matching
• Company-paid group life insurance
• Paid Time Off
• Flexible Work Schedule
• Frequent Team Outings and Fun Company Events
• Monthly Game Tournaments
• Open Office Environment with Close-Knit Team
• Stocked kitchen with complimentary snacks and drinks

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.

** Submissions without a link to a current 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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Twisted Pixel Games is seeking an accomplished Tools and Systems Engineer to work with a team of experienced programmers on multiple projects 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, be focused on the quality of their work, able to complete programming tasks efficiently, and learn and execute 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.
  • Architect 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.
  • 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.
  • Outstanding C/C++ programming skills, and ability to grasp complex systems.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Proactive about making things happen.
  • A passion for games and game development.

Pluses

  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • Experience with low level graphics and console APIs.
  • Experience with low level performance optimizations.
  • Experience creating and optimizing shaders.
  • Experience working on a multiplatform game.

This position is located in Austin, Texas. You must be local to Austin prior to start date.
Relocation assistance is available.
All applicants must currently be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

At Twisted Pixel Games you will have the opportunity to work on exciting new IPs and contribute to established, well-known titles. In a community-minded, independent studio environment, you’ll get to make your mark on our games in significant ways with people who share your passion for game development.

Enjoy great benefits and perks including:

  • Major Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k with Company Matching
  • Company-paid group life insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Frequent Team Outings and Fun Company Events
  • Monthly Game Tournaments
  • Open Office Environment with Close-Knit Team
  • Fully stocked kitchen with complimentary snacks and drinks

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.

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.

Visual Effects (VFX) Artist, Senior Level
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Twisted Pixel Games is seeking a highly motivated and talented Visual Effects (VFX) Artist capable of authoring realistic and high-quality visual effects. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of various visual effects programs and possess the ability to solve technical problems to achieve desired results. The candidate will 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

  • Develop high quality visual effects and particle systems for a variety of gameplay and cinematic scenarios.
  • Work with game programmers to facilitate the implementation of VFX in game.
  • Assist with advanced material creation, post process effects and lighting as needed.
  • Work closely with the Art and Design teams to ensure the highest quality assets are delivered.

Skills & Requirements

  • Minimum 5+ years of direct experience as a VFX artist in the game industry with at least 2 shipped PC/console titles.
  • Proficient in creating compelling visual effects in any VFX creation software.
  • Ability to author original textures and assets for use in visual effects design.
  • Experience creating 3D assets and materials in Maya or another 3D package as needed to support effects.
  • Familiarity with lighting in game, material creation, and post effects.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to handle large workloads efficiently.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience in game development with successful shipped games.
  • Proactive about making things happen and a drive to continue developing as an artist.
  • Desire and ability to put in the time and effort necessary to make a game great.

Pluses

  • Experience with current generation game engines like Unreal, Radiant or Unity.
  • Experience creating VFX within Niagara (UE4).
  • Experience with Houdini and Houdini Engine for Unreal.
  • Experience with cutting-edge modeling, sculpting, and animation techniques.
  • Knowledge and experience with art creation software such as Zbrush, Substance Painter/Designer and Photoshop.

This position is located in Austin, Texas. You must be local to Austin prior to start date.
Relocation assistance is offered.
All applicants must currently be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

At Twisted Pixel Games you will have the opportunity to work on exciting new IPs and contribute to established, well-known titles. In a community-minded, independent studio environment, you’ll get to make your mark on our games in significant ways with people who share your passion for game development.

Enjoy great benefits and perks including:

  • Major Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k with Company Matching
  • Company-paid group life insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Frequent Team Outings and Fun Company Events
  • Monthly Game Tournaments
  • Open Office Environment with Close-Knit Team
  • Fully stocked kitchen with complimentary snacks and drinks

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.

** Submissions without a link to a current 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.

General Application
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Have direct experience in the Video Game industry and making games?
Not seeing a current opening but still wanting to apply?

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.

At Twisted Pixel Games you will have the opportunity to work on exciting new IPs and contribute to established, well-known titles. In a community-minded, independent studio environment, you’ll get to make your mark on our games in significant ways with people who share your passion for game development!

Enjoy Great Benefits and Perks including:
• Major Medical, Dental, and Vision
• 401k with Company Matching
• Company-paid group life insurance
• Open Paid Time Off
• Flexible Work Schedule
• Frequent Team Outings and Fun Company Events
• Monthly Game Tournaments
• Open Office Environment with Close-Knit Team
• Stocked kitchen with complimentary snacks and drinks

All positions are located in Austin, Texas. Relocation assistance is available.
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.

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