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Gearbox Software Recruiting Game Industry Recruiter, Art Director, Online Programmer & Content Artist

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Game Industry Recruiter


Contract or Full-time opportunity


Effectively manage recruiting for assigned positions
Use a variety of recruiting methods to source hard-to-find candidates
Works closely with hiring managers to discuss hiring needs and prioritize as necessary
Work with hiring managers to prepare job descriptions and postings
Screen resumes and portfolios in various formats
Conduct phone screens and provide feedback to hiring managers
Schedule interviews
Coordinate travel arrangements for candidate interviews
Maintain positive relationships with candidates
Update candidate records in the recruiting database
Perform general administrative duties (copying, filing, faxing)
Demonstrate a high level of professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues
Generate and negotiate offers
Attend job fairs, conventions, and conferences.
Create relationships with universities and colleges to attract candidates
Track, report, and analyze recruiting effectiveness and accomplishments
Performs other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s degree
3+ years of full life-cycle recruiting experience in a high volume environment
Experience with applicant tracking systems
Excellent sourcing skills with the ability to build and maintain talent pipelines
Excellent negotiating skills required
Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
Must be self-motivated
Ability to prioritize and manage work flow
Ability to work well in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment
Very proficient in Microsoft Office
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Must have prior experience recruiting in the games industry
Must have a passion for games and working in a high tech, creative environment

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Art Director


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!


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

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Online Programmer


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.


· 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)

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Content Artist


The content artist will be responsible for crafting 3D high poly models, textures, UV maps and materials for current gen & next gen titles. They might be props, environment pieces, weapons, or vehicles! The content artist is our general artist position at Gearbox, so it’s a great place to be a part of every aspect of our art culture and team!


Create exciting and attractive assets that are detailed and interesting
Contribute and interact with level designers, Art Director, concept artists and other art leads to achieve visual goals that match gameplay, aesthetic and performance objectives
Work from concept art, style sheets, or reference to achieve these goals
Provide feedback to other artists or external partners to ensure we’re working together to meet project’s artistic expectations
Work alongside environment artists to craft new or additional content to meet necessary aesthetic goals
Constantly playing GBX projects, making sure our art is looking exciting and with quality

Skills Required:

Have excellent 3D modeling skills
Be able to model, UV map, and create textures
Be proficient in 3D Studio Max, Photoshop, and Zbrush or Mudbox
Understand what it means to implement and import art into a game editor / engine
Excellent communicator and team player — here at Gearbox we thrive on collaboration and working together to meet our project artistic goals
Be passionate about making games


At least 1 – 2 years professional experience or published mod work
UDK / Unreal3 engine experience a plus
Technical material creation a plus
Luxology Modo experience a plus

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