Added by on 2015-08-04

Gearbox Software Recruiting Level Designer, Art Director, Server Programmer, Online Programmer & Graphics Programmer

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Level Designer

Description

Responsibilities:

o Develop single player and multiplayer levels based on existing game design documents and research material
o Implement and script combat and cinematics
o Work closely with the design team to create and refine the gameplay experience
o Prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and communicate in a professional manner

Required Skills and Experience:

o Serious passion for games and level design
o Provide playable samples or screenshots from your levels
o Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
o Live near or be able to relocate to Dallas, Texas
o Have a high school degree

Desired but not required:

o 2+ years of professional game industry experience or published mod work
o Familiarity with Unreal technology
o Experience in Unreal’s kismet interface, matinee, etc.
o Single player experience
o College degree in related field
o Have shipped 1 or more AAA titles

Apply here:- http://www.gearboxsoftware.com/jobs
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Art Director

Description

Gearbox Software is on the lookout for an industry leading Art Director to work on an exciting unannounced project, where we’ll continue to pioneer and explore new aesthetic opportunities! If you want to grow and lead a team of talented artists in continuing to redefine visuals in the game industry then you should apply!

Responsibilities:

Establish game vision working alongside the Creative Director and other project leads, collaborating in all aspects of the creative process
Maintain high aesthetic standards while crafting flow, visual storytelling, and progression
Provide concepts, style guides, paint overs, and supporting documentation as required for clear high level visual direction & vision
Motivate, mentor, supervise and support our team of artists with clear and consistent direction
Assist in maintaining milestone and general art schedules with art production team
Responsible for quality of all milestone & deliverables as they relate to the art department

Skills Required:

Demonstrate a high level of creativity and originality while being comfortable in adapting to a wide range of styles
Able to balance being holder of the vision while supporting consensus from a talented team of artists and game makers
Come equipped with an understanding of bleeding edge art techniques
Excellent communicator and team player — here at Gearbox we thrive on collaboration and working together to meet our project artistic goals
Be able to relocate to Dallas, Texas area to join the Gearbox team

Experience Required:

A proven and seasoned ability to express your ideas and vision visually in an inspirational and exciting fashion
Strong background in visual arts, with a solid understanding of 2D and 3D design principles
Should have firm understanding of necessary art creation tools (3D Studio Max / Photoshop / Mudbox / Zbrush / etc)
Unreal 3/UDK experience a plus
Have 5+ years game industry experience with shipped games
Must have leadership experience
Must provide tangible proof of your tremendous capabilities

Apply here:- http://www.gearboxsoftware.com/jobs
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Server Programmer

Description

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, related field, or equivalent training and professional experience.
Familiarity with Linux
Mission oriented and self driven
5+ years of highly scalable systems development experience in Java or C++
Excellent teamwork skills, flexibility, and ability to handle multiple tasks
Network and I/O performance tuning
Passion for software development and OO Design
Backend web development experience
Networking experience in HTTP, TCP, and UDP protocols

Preference to applicants with:

Unreal Engine experience
Scripting language experience (e.g. Ruby)
Familiarity with Apache
Multiple platform development experience (Linux, Windows, OSX)
Experience developing RESTful services

Apply here:- http://www.gearboxsoftware.com/jobs
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Online Programmer

Description

Gearbox Software is looking for Online Programmers possessing substantial familiarity with online systems, including game integration and overall user experience. This position will create exciting and meaningful player opportunities through the implementation of online features.

Responsibilities:

· Design and implement platform agnostic interfaces that expose rich online and connected experiences.
· Work closely with gameplay and UI programmers to integrate online features specific to a platform or title.
· Provide game-side support for interfacing with backend services.
· Liaise with the design team as an advocate and resource for the user’s online experience.
· Other responsibilities as needed.
· Computer Science degree and/or 2 years game industry experience
· Familiarity with current generation console APIs
· Must be able to work well in a team environment
· Excellent C++ and OOP skills
· Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills
· Have extensive knowledge of current online products and trends
· Possess a strong passion to create amazing online experiences
· Intimate knowledge regarding game sessions, matchmaking, voice, and online connectivity
· Experience with Unreal Engine
· Experience with client-server architectures and RESTful services
· Intimate knowledge of roles, relevancy, replication, prediction, states, and simulations
· Experience with bandwidth profiling and optimization
· Familiarity with design patterns and software architecture
· Experience with version control systems (CVS, SourceSafe, Perforce etc)

Apply here:- http://www.gearboxsoftware.com/jobs
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Graphics Programmer

Description

Gearbox Software is looking for experienced rendering programmers to enhance and maintain the graphics systems of our cutting edge projects in development. You’ll be working directly our advanced technical minds and collaborating with a broad set of team members including gameplay programmers, artists, game designers, and level designers.

Qualifications

· B.S. in Computer Science or other similar discipline (Physics, Math, EE, etc.) and/or 4 years of game industry experience
· Strong C++ skills
· Knowledge of cross-platform development principles and practices
· Thorough knowledge of multi-threading practices and pitfalls
· Must be able to work well in a team environment
· Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills
· Must be willing to be flexible with tasks and responsibilities
· Proficient in the application of 3d math, rendering algorithms and data structures
· Excellent knowledge of a broad range of graphics APIs and shader languages including DirectX / HLSL and OpenGL / GLSL

Desired Skills:

· Creativity in problem solving and the ability to think outside of the established solutions
· Experience with console engineering and a working knowledge of next-generation best practices
· Expertise with Compute Shaders
· Experience with GPU/CPU profiling tools and hardware architecture related to optimization

Apply here:- http://www.gearboxsoftware.com/jobs
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