WHAT CAN THE FUTURE HOLD FOR YOU?

Intrepid Studios is always in search of talented, team oriented, self-driven and passionate individuals. The gaming industry can be a turbulent storm of hiring cycles and layoffs. We’ve set out to do something different, to break this cycle and create an independent studio capable of withstanding the chaos of this industry. We’ve brought on-board a team of professionals that hold a diverse set of skills, and who all share a singular goal: making fun games. The studio is designed to be an open place for collaboration and communication, a place that is conducive to team building and success. Our goal is to build a family that will laugh together, play together, succeed together, and stay together.

Our 17,000 square foot studio in San Diego, CA is currently accepting applications for the following roles. All posted positions are on-site, full-time, with generous medical benefits options, paid vacation & sick days, and 401k.

Current Careers

Senior Systems Designer

Intrepid Studios is looking for a passionate and talented Senior Systems Designer, interested in creating brand new worlds with a brand new IP. Our Senior Systems Designer would live and breathe math, spreadsheets and charts. They would believe in data, logs and playtesting. They can break down a system into its component parts and build it back up blindfolded. They must work well with others, enjoy and seek out collaboration, and to receive, act on, and supply constructively critical feedback. A passion for Massively Multiplayer RPGs is required!

Responsibilities:

  • Design, prototype, champion and implement one or more core gameplay systems that may include: core experience, player progression, itemization, combat or classes
  • Maintain overall balance between multiple gameplay systems
  • Develop and maintain documentation of owned systems
  • Continually iterate, balance and tune features and gameplay based on feedback from team, QA and playtesting
  • Communicate, coordinate and participate in a collaborative, interdisciplinary, cross-studio team environment
  • Be adaptable, detail-oriented, well organized and a great communicator

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of game development experience in a systems designer role.
  • Shipped multiplayer titles on the current generation of consoles or PC.
  • Background in an object oriented scripting or programming language.
  • Passion for games and game development.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong ability to deconstruct high level gameplay systems and creative direction into specific technical details, features and tasks.
  • Ability to work in highly collaborative, interdisciplinary, iterative environment, while delivering under deadlines and time constraints.
  • Ability to learn new development tools and technologies.
  • Unreal 4 experience is a major plus

Required Application Materials:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Intrepid
    • What games you are currently playing
Apply

Senior Gameplay Designer

Intrepid Studios is looking for a passionate, experienced and talented Senior Game Designer, interested in creating brand new worlds with a brand new IP. Our Senior Gameplay Designer would be a person who loves to get their hands dirty in all the design disciplines, and who likes to work outside their comfort zone in order to better learn their craft. They are interested in leveling up junior designers, meticulous in documenting features, and have a passion for prototyping and implementing new features. They must work well with others, enjoy collaboration, and are comfortable receiving, acting on, and supplying constructively critical feedback. Most importantly, they must live and breathe MMOs.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the leads and game team to create fun and interesting gameplay experiences
  • Prototype and iterate on core game mechanics to make the product’s vision come true
  • Participate in the final implementation of gameplay systems and content
  • Stay on the bleeding edge of modern design and gameplay philosophies
  • Write design documentation, and keep current documentation on systems and content assigned
  • Proactively find problems with gameplay and come up with solutions
  • Mentor and guide junior designers along their path toward mastery

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in the industry as a game designer
  • Experience in content and systems, curiosity in both
  • Ability to both conceptualize, analyze and implement game ideas using various tools and technology
  • Background in an object oriented scripting or programming language
  • Excellent understanding of video game culture and knowledge of games
  • Excellent knowledge of Unreal 4 a major plus
  • Experience with MMOs or multiplayer games generally a plus
  • Leadership experience a plus
  • High level of creativity

Required Application Materials

  • Resume
  • A portfolio including a playable demo of a level, mod, or slice of gameplay that you’ve designed and implemented
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Intrepid
    • What games you are currently playing
Apply

Junior Gameplay Designer

Intrepid Studios is looking for a passionate and talented Game Designer, interested in creating brand new worlds with a brand new IP. Our Junior Gameplay Designer would be a generalist, who loves to get their hands dirty in all the design disciplines, and who likes to work outside their comfort zone in order to better learn their craft. They must work well with others, enjoy and seek out collaboration, and to receive, act on, and supply constructively critical feedback. A passion for Massively Multiplayer RPGs is a must!

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with a senior or lead game designer - collaborating or taking direction and guidance as needed on all assigned tasks
  • Design, implement and maintain designer content, which may include abilities, quests, events, or any other design driven content
  • Assist in the design and iteration of game mechanics or systems
  • Collaborate effectively with other departments as needed
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Create and maintain design documentation, including feature specification and implementation guidelines

Qualifications:

  • Comfortable with both conceptual and practical aspects of game design
  • A background in an object-oriented scripting or programming language
  • Strong creative skills and ability to analyze, with critical judgment, gameplay systems
  • Open to constructive criticism and able to listen and give feedback to others
  • Task-driven with problem-solving attitude
  • Comfortable with a development schedule that is playtest-driven and focused on fast iterations and polish
  • Strong motivation and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Unreal 4 experience is a major plus!

Required Application Materials:

  • Resume
  • A portfolio including a playable demo of a level, mod, or slice of gameplay that you’ve designed and implemented
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Intrepid
    • What games you are currently playing
Apply

Concept Artist

Intrepid Studios is looking for a passionate, creative Concept Artist to join our team of talented developers working on the Ashes of Creation MMO franchise! If you are a self-driven, passionate artist, looking for a highly collaborative and creative environment, then this position is for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Create creative, inspired concept designs and illustrative works
  • Work closely with the Art Director and other invested creatives to ensure the visual target is met or exceeded
  • Coordinate with a small group of artists to develop consistent and engaging ideas for other artists to build
  • Create concepts of characters, environments, props, and events based on input from Art and Design leadership
  • Actively participate in technical and aesthetic problem-solving discussions
  • Complete quality work under established and agreed upon deadlines

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years’ experience creating concept art for video games
  • Expert level proficiency with Photoshop or equivalent 2D software
  • Demonstrated ability to create high quality work in a realistic / high fantasy style
  • Ability to quickly iterate on an idea, as well as take an asset to a final illustrated state
  • Working knowledge of design, architecture, human and animal anatomy, composition, perspective, color theory, and lighting
  • Strong visual design instincts and ability to create creative concepts that support and enhance the vision of the art direction
  • Strong understanding of color, form, shape, structure, and silhouette
  • Exceptional eye for proportion, scale, surface properties and lighting
  • Self-motivated, driven, with excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work well within a highly collaborative team of passionate developers
  • Receptive to art direction and critiques from project leadership and team members
  • BA or BS degree in art or equivalent work experience

Additional Considerations (Pluses):

  • Experience with aesthetics for fantasy themes and visual stylings
  • Foundation in traditional arts including painting, sculpture, figure drawing, illustration
  • Experience with any 3D DCC tools like Maya, 3dsMax, Blender, SketchUp, etc.
  • Storyboard experience Background in Architecture, Photography or Cinematography
  • Strong technical ability and willingness to learn new tools, techniques and workflows

Required Application Materials:

  • Resume and cover letter
  • A web portfolio link (personal website, Artstation, etc.) that demonstrates skill in environment, character, creature, vehicle, weapon, and prop concept development
    • Portfolio pluses include: User interface concepts, graphic icons, graphic design examples
  • An art test may be required
Apply

Senior Environment Artist

Intrepid Studios is looking for an experienced Environment Artist to join our team of talented developers working on the Ashes of Creation MMO franchise! If you are a self-driven, passionate developer, looking for a highly collaborative and creative environment, then this position is for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with artists, designers, and other disciplines to create engaging and appealing gameplay environments for our upcoming Ashes of Creation MMO franchise
  • Create AAA game environment quality assets and textures in line with the project's visual aesthetic and technical direction (references, documents, project meetings, etc.)
  • Integrate assets and textures created into the game engine’s pipeline, as well as using the in-game engine tools to support these assets in production (Shader Tool, Asset Composer, World Outliner, Collision setups, Performance Tools, etc.)
  • Verify the quality of their work once imported into the game, and make improvements when necessary
  • Use specific project tools and relevant content creation software to achieve best results and meet specified scheduling deadlines
  • Take constructive feedback and integrating those changes effectively
  • Iterating on game assets and environments with fellow artists via paint overs, studies, and group critiques to improve the look and gameplay
  • Efficiently use current game development methodologies, ( texture space optimization, texel density, appropriate polygon counts, mindful of object placement draw calls, and general game optimization practices, etc.)
  • Work with environment lead to determine the environment’s assets required based on pre-created concepts, project lead’s direction, design team input, and adjust the work accordingly to fit the story and gameplay provided by Game Design documentation
  • Able to come up to speed quickly on technical constraints of platform, engine and software
  • Understand and apply modern game industry graphic principles
  • Schedule and detail oriented

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ experience creating environments for video games
  • Have shipped 1+ AAA video game titles as an Environment Artist
  • Expert level proficiency with 3ds Max, ZBrush, Substance, Photoshop or equivalent 3D and 2D software
  • Demonstrated ability to create high quality work in a realistic / high fantasy style within technical constraints
  • Ability to create PBR materials and all associated maps for new or existing assets
  • Strong design instincts and ability to create environments that support and enhance gameplay
  • Artistic ability to visualize entire levels and detail with minimal concept art and direction if needed
  • Strong understanding of color, form, shape, structure, and silhouette
  • Can model and texture from supplied
  • Exceptional eye for proportion, scale, surface properties and lighting
  • Self-motivated, driven, with excellent communication skills and a team-player attitude
  • BA or BS degree in art or equivalent work experience

Additonal Considerations (Pluses):

  • Solid foundation in traditional art, drawing, painting, illustration and/or concept art
  • Strong technical ability and willingness to learn new tools, techniques and workflows
  • Basic proficiency creating environmental VFX and/or environmental animations
  • Experience with aesthetics for fantasy themes and visual stylings
  • Unreal Engine, Shader and Blueprint Experience
  • Conceptual Art skills always a plus

Required Application Materials:

  • Resume and cover letter
  • Portfolio or demo reel demonstrating experience in modeling, texturing, and lighting game environments
  • Note: An art test may be required
Apply

Senior Material Artist

Intrepid Studios is looking for an experienced Senior Material Artist to join our team of talented developers working on the Ashes of Creation MMO franchise! If you are a self-driven, passionate developer, looking for a highly collaborative and creative environment, then this position is for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Working and collaborating as part of the environment art team to create engaging and appealing environment textures and materials for our upcoming Ashes of Creation MMO franchise
  • Create AAA game environment quality assets and textures in line with the project's visual aesthetic and technical direction (references, documents, project meetings, etc.)
  • Create physically based Materials/Textures for use with props, environments, and characters
  • Integrate assets and textures created into the game engine’s pipeline, as well as using the in-game engine tools to support these assets in production. (Material Editor, Asset Composer, Texture Compression Settings, Performance Tools, etc.)
  • Verify the quality of their work once imported into the game, and make improvements when necessary
  • Assist in material library creation and maintaining material pipelines.
  • Collaborate with other artists to create and integrate assets into a visually consistent and highly immersive world
  • Match established art styles while helping improve visual direction.
  • Use specific project tools and relevant content creation software to achieve best results and meet specified scheduling deadlines
  • Take constructive feedback and integrating those changes effectively
  • Work with environment lead to determine the environment’s assets required based on pre-created concepts, project lead’s direction, design team input, and adjust the work accordingly
  • Understand and apply modern game industry graphic principles
  • Schedule and detail oriented

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years’ experience creating textures and materials for video games
  • Portfolio demonstrating a wide variety of materials using both procedural and 3d sculpted techniques
  • Portfolio demonstrating tiled textures and 0-1 UV mapped assets. Assets must show strong attention to detail focusing on believability and overall esthetic composition
  • Solid understanding of PBR standards and surface/light interactions
  • Strong foundation knowledge in traditional arts
  • Experience creating 3D art for a game project or title
  • Able to use 3D and/or procedural techniques to create high-quality materials within production timelines
  • Expert knowledge in Substance Designer / Painter / and/or equivalent software
  • Strong knowledge in UE4
  • Strong knowledge of Maya and/or another 3D software package
  • Strong knowledge of Zbrush modeling
  • Solid understanding of color theory and be able to create balanced and appealing color palettes
  • Self-motivated, driven, with excellent communication skills and a team-player attitude

Additional Considerations (Pluses):

  • Experience leading other artists.
  • Shipped 1+ AAA title as a Texture / Material artist.
  • Experience using proprietary editors, software and tools.
  • Bachelor's degree in Art or a related field.

Required Application Materials:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Intrepid
    • What games you are currently playing
  • Portfolio or demo reel demonstrating experience in texturing, and materials for game environments
  • An art test may be required
Apply

FX Artist

Intrepid Studios is looking for a highly imaginative artisan of magic, a maker of spells, a wizard of technology who compulsively makes the fantastical real. We are looking for a real time special effects artist to join our award winning team of visual effects artists to work on our epic MMORPG Ashes of Creation.

Requirements:

  • - Ability to create exceptional real time visual effects
  • Creation of assets from scratch using in engine and 3rd party tools.
  • 3D modeling and UV mapping skills
  • Ability to proactively work across departments to discuss and overcome technical obstacles for FX implementation
  • Driven to innovate and solve problems
  • Can work onsite in San Diego California

Additional Considerations (Pluses):

  • AAA Game Development Experience
  • UE4 experience- (Cascade, Materials, Sequencer, Niagara, Blueprints)
  • Solid game design awareness and an exceptional game design-oriented collaborator
  • A multidisciplinary background
  • Python or coding experience
  • Houdini
  • Simulation experience (Destruction, Fluids, etc)
  • 2D animation skills
  • Traditional Art skills
  • Experience creating effects in a range of styles

Required Application Materials:

  • Resume
  • Reel demonstrating your VFX skills
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Intrepid
    • What games you are currently playing
Apply

Senior Technical Artist

Intrepid Studios is looking for a Senior Technical Artist who is adept in creating tools, scripts, and processes to support our art department in the development of our epic MMORPG Ashes of Creation. We are looking for a detail-oriented developer with hands-on Unreal 4 experience with the skills and passion to empower artists, animators and designers to prototype and finish AAA games.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive the development of advanced tools and scripts that enhance and streamline processes
  • Focus on Character Pipeline and assets
  • Work as the bridge between engineering and art to optimize tools and graphics features
  • Ensure art assets can be easily integrated into the game without sacrificing the artistic vision or exceeding technical limitations
  • Develop character pipeline and workflows within the game engine and Maya package
  • Pre-production planning to define and address technical design requirements and issues.
  • Review technology deficiencies for the art department

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience creating complex character based rigs and supporting the technical aspects of game art development
  • Bachelor’s Degree in arts or engineering or equivalent ability or experience
  • Robust knowledge of Maya and Motionbuilder
  • Strong understanding of techniques and technologies relating to character rigging and animation
  • Experience building tools to improve animation and automate character pipelines
  • Knowledge of all stages of asset creation as required by a game development pipeline
  • Unreal Engine experience
  • Animation Blueprint
  • MEL and Python scripting experience
  • Batch processing and Middleware management tools
  • Ability to analyze artists’ needs and effectively develop tools to address them
  • Strong communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills

Additional Considerations (Pluses):

  • Facial Expression pipeline experience
  • Published Console or PC game project experience
  • Experience with Houdini
  • Experience with Terrain Systems

Required Application Materials:

  • Resume
  • Online portfolio
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Intrepid
    • What games you are currently playing
Apply

Full-Stack Developer

Intrepid Studios is looking for a Full Stack Web Developer with specific experience developing high traffic & scalable backend systems in NodeJS.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Platform Engineering team to develop updates to and maintain internal API endpoints, account services infrastructure, website infrastructure, tools and other platform related services
  • Work with artists, producers, and other developers to make sure updates are properly scoped and carried out in line with modern standards
  • Implement new web features to support day to day operations of all platform services and marketing sites Participate in standups and code reviews

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of professional web development preferred
  • Experience working on high traffic back end systems, preferably in NodeJS
  • Strong Object Oriented JavaScript experience - with an understanding of Async/Await, and other modern JavaScript Engineering principles.
  • Experience with a templating engine such as Pug, Jade, Underscore, EJS, etc
  • Experience with one or more single page web application technologies (VueJS, React, Angular, etc)
  • Familiarity with a version control system like Git/Perforce/SVN
  • Experience with MongoDB, and bonus points for using a NodeJS interface such as Mongoose
  • Experience with a modern MVC pattern
  • Experience with a CSS compilers such as SCSS or LESS
  • Some familiarity with AWS or other modern cloud computing services Self starter, with a strong sense of ownership and attention to detail

Additional Considerations (Pluses):

  • Experience in the video game industry
  • Experience with microservices architectures and Kubernetes
  • Experience developing ecommerce or account management systems

Required Application Materials:

Resume

  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Intrepid
    • What games you are currently playing
  • Link to a strong portfolio of work, or a GitHub profile containing passion projects/open source contributions (if not already included in resume)
Apply

Game Network Software Programmer

Intrepid Studios is looking for a Software Programmer with a background in-game systems and networking to join our team of talented developers! If you are a self-driven and passionate developer, looking for a highly collaborative and creative environment, then this position is for you!

Responsibilities:  

  • Design and implement high performance network software code in our game client and game server processes related to seamless travel and open world traversal
  • Contribute to our code base, systems, and software architecture as a member of our engineering team, with an eye towards making our software (both application and infrastructure) more scalable, reliable, and performant

Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years' experience building reliable, highly available and scalable platforms
  • Experience building in a cloud environment
  • A background in-game systems and networking
  • Expertise working with C#, C++, Java, Python, Javascript, and Virtualization Technologies
  • Knowledge of Linux & Windows environments, source code control systems, and release management
  • Strong coding, testing, algorithm design, and debugging skills
  • Working knowledge of how switches, routers, firewalls or load balancers work
  • Solid software engineering experience with large code bases (>100k lines of code)
  • Skill in developing techniques and methodologies to resolve unprecedented problems or situations.
  • Must be a self-starter that requires only limited supervision/guidance
  • Honesty, integrity and confidentiality must be maintained at all times
  • Have good interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced changing environment
  • Excellent knowledge of scripting languages (Bash, Perl, Python, Javascript, etc.)
  • Deep understanding of networking protocols including TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, and SNMP
  • Experience with multi-core/multi-thread programming

Additional Considerations (Pluses): 

  • BS Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent)
  • Experience with .NET Core, Unreal Engine 4.x, and Wireshark/Tcpdump/Netcat
  • Experience with integrating with third party APIs (including social networks and payment/billing systems)
  • Experience in the gaming industry
  • A passion for games, specifically MMORPG's

Required Application Materials:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Intrepid
    • What games you are currently playing
Apply

DevOps Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure maximum availability and optimal performance of all live cloud-deployed systems
  • Administer monitoring systems to alert as appropriate for service degradation and downtimes
  • Identify and troubleshoot system issues, interfacing with core engineering as needed
  • Evaluate new tools and techniques to improve insight into overall system health
  • Establish and audit recurring backups of all pertinent data and configuration settings
  • Assist with deployment, maintenance, and upgrade processes
  • Coordinate internal and 3rd-party maintenance windows, providing internal and external status
  • Assess risks and formulate disaster recovery processes and mitigation plans
  • Create documentation covering system operation, troubleshooting, and deployment activities
  • Suggest and implement improvements to existing workflows
  • Formulate and evangelize departmental best practices

Qualifications:

  • Proven track record of administering large, distributed, complex, and live cloud-based systems
  • Advanced level of experience with most Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience with Windows and Linux system administration
  • Experience maintaining production container orchestrators/schedulers
  • Advanced working knowledge of relevant scripting languages
  • Experience with deploying distributed networking components and services
  • Ability to deliver under pressure in solving service-impacting issues on a production system
  • Must be a self-starter that can proactively drive work items forward with minimal supervision

Additional Considerations (Pluses):

  • Excellence in multiple technology disciplines (eg: Technical Operations, Backend Development)
  • Good knowledge of relational databases and NoSQL (PostgreSQL, MySQL, ElasticSearch, MongoDB, etc.)
  • Prior experience with automated stress and performance testing, tools, and techniques
  • Prior experience with code/build pipelines and associated automation tools
  • Working knowledge with Grafana, Prometheus, Xabbix, Kibana, etc.
  • Contribution to Open Source projects

Required Application Materials:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Intrepid
    • What games you are currently playing
Apply

Cloud Architect

Join a team of talented developers to help us deliver a secure and frictionless gameplay experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Architect and design custom identity services solutions and integration with identity SaaS solutions
  • Understand business and technical requirements and translate these requirements into working solutions
  • Creativity and initiative are highly valued
  • Propose improved architecture and design processes and tools
  • Create design standards and processes for microservice, Serverless, and event driven software development
  • Accurately estimate development efforts and coordinate with the project management teams to plan, escalate, and mitigate project risk
  • Manage multiple concurrent projects
  • Understand the business context and processes driving solution demand
  • Contribute to the development of business and technical requirements
  • Develop solution technical requirements
  • Create and document runbooks as it pertains to software architecture, design, troubleshooting, and support

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience with architecture and design methodologies and design tools (e.g. , etc.)
  • Experience with Identity and Access management solutions
  • Experience with OAuth, OpenID Connect (OIDC), JSON Web Tokens, and JSON Web Keys
  • Experience architecting and deploying solutions to cloud platform services (AWS, Azure, ?)
  • Experience architecting and designing AWS Lambda, Azure Functions, Serverless, and Docker solutions
  • Experience proving solutions using JavaScript / Node.js (preferred), Python , C#
  • Experience architecting and designing componentized services
  • Experience architecting and developing applications and services
  • Experience working with Github, Jira, Confluence, and Postman
  • Knowledge of networking (TCP/IP, networking, DNS, etc.)
  • Linux and Windows server administration
  • Project management

Required Application Materials:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Intrepid
    • What games you are currently playing
Apply

Database Administrator

The ideal candidate will have a passion for database engines and developing a deep expertise in database internals and systems integration. Must possess strong ownership qualities and be service oriented. Experience in the game industry is not required, but a passion for gaming is a huge plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Offer best practices and implementation strategies in developing & implementing stable and scalable systems for the future
  • Assist in providing support for content creators to most effectively and efficiently enter data to be used by the game at run-time
  • Lead discussions, contribute to, and facilitate interactions in database management best practices
  • Participation in ongoing SQL development projects
  • Developing SSIS and other ETL solutions to analytical platforms
  • Issue detection and resolution
  • Development of automation and scripts to perform proactive maintenance
  • Backup and recovery
  • Provide guidance to engineers, architects and additional team members
  • Strong knowledge of deployments and source control
  • Documentation skills for processes and procedures

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of current administration experience SQL or NoSQL
  • Must possess advanced SQL skills
  • Proficiency in TSQL
  • Expertise in storage, servers, operating systems and application interaction
  • A sense of ownership, initiative and drive
  • Experience in MongoDB
  • Solid understanding and proficiency in Linux is a big plus

Required Application Materials:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Intrepid
    • What games you are currently playing
Apply

Senior Back-End Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop backend API and software for platform services
  • Improve and automate tests and deployment systems
  • Evaluate and adopt technologies which improve platform capabilities
  • Perform peer code reviews to ensure highest code quality
  • Prioritize and deliver projects under deadlines

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years' engineering experience
  • Deep understanding of algorithms and data structures
  • Extensive understanding of transactional systems, ie: xsolla, stripe, paypal, etc.
  • Experience with the following languages and technologies: JavaScript, AWS, Kubernetes, Microservice Architectures
  • Expert knowledge of object-oriented programming
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience

Additional Considerations (Pluses):

  • Online game industry experience
  • Good understanding of Microservice architecture
  • Knowledge of AWS
  • Knowledge of CI/CD and Test automation is a big plus

Required Application Materials:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Intrepid
    • What games you are currently playing
Apply

Build and Release Engineer

Intrepid Studios is looking for a Build and Release Engineer to join our team of talented developers! If you are a self-driven, passionate developer looking for a highly collaborative and creative environment then this position is for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, configure, and administer the build and deployment systems
  • Support build system users
  • Manage make-files and make-scripts
  • Troubleshoot developers’ build issues at the make-file and make-script level
  • Manage integration of external libraries and deployment of sdks
  • Propose and implement improvements to the build system
  • Drive the adoption of improved versioning, dependency management, and branching strategies
  • Monitor and forecast resource utilization to ensure proper build system function (DBs, build machines, source control storage space, etc)
  • Document and update the version creation, management, and deployment processes

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in a similar position
  • Proficiency with CMake
  • Proficiency with C/C++ builds: compiling, linking, packaging, installation, testing
  • Proficiency with both Windows and Linux environments
  • Proficiency with Perforce and Git
  • Proficiency with continuous integration (Jenkins)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience

Additional Considerations (Bonus Points):

  • Prior experience with CI/CD pipelines and test automation
  • Working knowledge with the Unreal Engine (UE4) build pipeline
  • Experience with Windows and Linux system administration
  • Prior experience with cloud platforms and deployment processes (AWS)
  • Experience with containerized microservices architecture technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, etc)
  • Participation in previous production game launches

Required Application Materials

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Intrepid
    • What games you are currently playing
Apply

HR & Payroll Specialist

Intrepid Studios is looking for an organized and driven individual to manage Human Resources, payroll, benefits, and invoicing. In this role you will serve as the point of contact both internally and externally for all matters involving HR and Payroll.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage Human Resources for all employees, including but not limited to:
    • Administration
    • Employee relations
    • Working with Recruiting
  • Manage Payroll for all employees, including but not limited to:
    • Pay
    • Taxes and Tax Forms
    • 401K
    • Benefits
    • PTO and other leave
  • Serve as the point of contact for employees for all matters concerning HR and Payroll.
  • Serve as the point of contact and handle invoicing for vendors with respect to HR and Payroll.
  • Review and approve expense reports and fulfill accordingly.
  • Keeping all relevant documentation up to date and accessible.
  • Ensure Intrepid Studios is compliant with all laws and regulations regarding employment, labor, etc.
  • Prepare reports to relevant departments about payroll, company budget, and expenses.

Qualifications:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and should be comfortable interfacing with both internal employees and external vendors.
  • Successful track record managing Human Resources and Payroll.
  • Exceptional organizational and problem solving abilities.
  • Self-driven and motivated with a commitment to excellence.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook).

Additional Considerations (Pluses):

  • Prior experience in the game industry a huge plus!
  • Passion for games
  • Knowledge of Bamboo
  • Knowledge of Patriot

Required Application Materials:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Intrepid
    • What games you are currently playing
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Recruiter

Intrepid Studios is seeking a highly-motivated, intelligent and passionate Recruiter, who will help play a fundamental role in the growth of the company by providing new and innovative ideas to develop and improve our existing recruiting process. In this role, you will use your analytical, communication, and problem solving skills to source and qualify talented candidates for Intrepid Studios.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and engage game development, operational, administrative, and technical talent for hard to fill roles
  • Proactively source and build a network of passive candidates and maintain long-term relationships with them
  • Leverage social media, existing employees and professional networks to increase the pool of potential candidates
  • Ensure an outstanding experience for candidates from initial outreach/applicant stage to offer
  • Use your expertise and innovative recruiting techniques to actively and creatively source, evaluate, and ultimately help hire top game industry talent
  • Proactively research and stay abreast of current industry events and trends
  • Attend recruitment events to establish and strengthen Intrepid Studios’ brand
  • Act as an externally-facing representative of the Intrepid Studios team

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated passion for creative and technical recruiting
  • Successful track record of identifying and hiring exceptional candidates
  • A solid understanding of all aspects of full life cycle recruitment
  • Direct experience working in software or entertainment industry is highly desirable
  • Hands-on experience with ATS
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
  • Superior communication skills (verbal and written) with relentless drive to find the best talent
  • Ability to juggle several high-priority tasks and independently manage workload in a constantly changing environment

Additional Considerations (Pluses):

  • Prior experience in the game industry a huge plus!
  • Passion for games

Required Application Materials:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Intrepid
    • What games you are currently playing
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