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SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER

HB Studios is a driving force in the creation of sports video games and the studio behind PGA TOUR 2K Golf – presently working on PS4, XBoxOne, and PC. We have an opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to join our team of developers, creators, and fans, who are passionate about the art and process involved in video game development.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you are responsible for being a lead or sole developer on a specific area of a game or in the development of a library, tool, or utility.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Present technical design documents to the Technical Lead, including a risk assessment and estimated schedule for an engine design change or new feature
  • Work closely with colleagues across all disciplines on the project team
  • Ensure that the Technical Lead is aware of the progress of assigned work
  • Communicate issues that could disrupt agreed upon schedules with the Technical Lead
  • Implement code and script to the required coding standards
  • Facilitate learning and skill growth in less experienced programmers
  • Maintain knowledge of the games industries’ practices
  • Provide written documentation as required
  • Maintain an internal bug list and promptly respond to problems as they arise
  • Maintain a prioritized feature wish list for any supervised tools
  • Create and maintain positive working relationships with all team members

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience programming in C++ or C#
  • Experience with game engines (Unity, Unreal)
  • Applied math skills (matrices, vectors, algebra, etc.)
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to work with a high degree of self-direction when necessary
  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, creative, outside-the-box thinker

Desirable Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Passionate video game enthusiast
  • Experience working on video games
  • Interest in specific game programming disciplines (i.e., artificial intelligence, rendering, user interface, audio)
  • Experience with 3D graphics programming (Shaders, DirectX, OpenGL, Vulkan)

 

If you are interested in joining HB Studios, please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@hb-studios.com (Attention: Human Resources).

SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Software Engineer

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

HB Studios is a driving force in the creation of sports video games and the studio behind PGA TOUR 2K Golf – presently working on PS4, XBoxOne, and PC. We have an opportunity for a Software Engineer to join our team of developers, creators, and fans, who are passionate about the art and process involved in video game development.

As a Software Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and implementing code and script as needed for a project while ensuring high quality work is delivered on time.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with colleagues across all disciplines on the project team
  • Ensure that the Technical Lead is aware of the progress of assigned work
  • Communicate issues that could disrupt agreed upon schedules with the Technical Lead
  • Implement code and script to the required coding standards
  • Ensure that components are designed and reviewed prior to implementation
  • Achieve in-game performance targets as required by Production
  • Create and maintain positive working relationships with all team members

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Practical experience programming in C++ or C#
  • Practical experience with game engines (Unity, Unreal)
  • Fundamental math skills (matrices, vectors, algebra, etc.)
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to work with a high degree of self-direction when necessary
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, creative, outside-the-box thinker

Desirable Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Passionate video game enthusiast
  • Experience working on video games
  • Interest in specific game programming disciplines (i.e., artificial intelligence, rendering, user interface, audio)
  • Experience with 3D graphics programming (Shaders, DirectX, OpenGL, Vulkan)
  • Advanced knowledge in math and physics

If you are interested in joining HB Studios, please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@hb-studios.com (Attention: Human Resources).

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AVAILABLE JOBS

Producer

Associate Producer


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We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Producer

HB Studios is a driving force in the creation of sports video games and the studio behind PGA TOUR 2K Golf – presently working on PS4, XBoxOne, and PC. We have an opportunity for a Producer to join our team of developers, creators, and fans, who are passionate about the art and process involved in video game development.

As the Producer, you will be part of our team of Producers, leading the production and development of the highest quality games and be accountable for planning, organizing, and championing the product vision and design!

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the design process to help ensure the features effectively support the product pillars and vision.
  • Direct development and work towards ensuring that game features and functionality support the business strategy and product vision.
  • Lead product development cycle tasks and own one or multiple areas of specialization.
  • Provide input to and track production schedule and budget to ensure performance goals are met and accounted for.
  • Coordinate resources throughout the organization and collaborate with internal and external peers to ensure the proper flow of information.
  • Influence all processes, methods, and tools that optimize team performance, including project documentation and testing.
  • Develop and enhance all work relationships, including publishers, external partners, contractors, and licensors.
  • Review and evaluate designs for acquisition, product concepts and competitive products.
  • Assist in the management, tracking, and approvals of licensed assets.
  • Mentors less experienced members of the team.

Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

  • Minimum of 3 to 6 years of progressively complex related experience.
  • Considerable knowledge of the game development life cycle, theory, and technology.
  • Solid understanding of multimedia, software, and project management tools (Jira, Confluence, Excel).
  • Effective problem-solving techniques specific to semi-complex problems.
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal.
  • Solid multi-tasking, decision-making, and organizational skills.
  • Possess work ethic, flexibility and dedication to excellence.

If you are interested in joining HB Studios, please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@hb-studios.com (Attention: Human Resources)!

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Associate Producer

HB Studios is a driving force in the creation of sports video games and the studio behind PGA TOUR 2K Golf. We have an opportunity for an Associate Producer to join our team of developers, creators, and fans, who are passionate about the art and process involved in video game development.

As the Associate Producer, you will assist the production and development team with building the highest quality of games – from concept to release. We are looking for an individual who is passionate about planning, organizing, and championing our product vision and design!

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage a specific area of product development tasks and support production by performing short-term tasks and objectives.
  • Support the design process to help ensure the features effectively support the product pillars and vision.
  • Contribute to and track production schedule and budgets while identifying and resolving problems that arise.
  • Collaborate with internal and external peers to ensure the flow of information including updates, tasks, risks, and priorities.
  • Influence the creation and oversight of project documentation, testing, and processes.
  • Provide input and support to all processes, methods, and tools that optimize team performance.
  • Develop and handle relationships with publishers, external partners, contractors, and licensors.
  • Assist in the management, tracking, and approvals of licensed assets.

Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s level degree or proven relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 1 to 3 years of progressively complex related experience.
  • Knowledge of the game development life cycle, theory, and technology.
  • Good understanding of multimedia, software, and project management tools (Jira, Confluence, Excel).
  • Basic problem-solving techniques specific to semi-routine problems.
  • Proven communication skills – both written and verbal.
  • Proven multi-tasking, decision-making, and organizational skills.
  • Possess work ethic, flexibility and dedication to excellence.

If you are interested in joining HB Studios, please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@hb-studios.com (Attention: Human Resources)!

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We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Technical Artist – 3D Art

HB Studios is a driving force in the creation of sports video games and the studio behind PGA TOUR 2K Golf – presently working on PS4, XBoxOne, and PC. We have an opportunity for a Technical Artist to join our team of developers, creators, and fans, who are passionate about the art and process involved in video game development.

As a Technical Artist, you will be responsible for ensuring our product’s art and animation are enhanced by the use of processes, systems, and software!

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with Art and Tech Leads to set standards and ensure work is not compromised by the limitation of technical processes.
  • Collaborate across departments to develop software tools and scripts which improve the development of the visual targets.
  • Prepares and implements technical aspects of art within the creative and technical specifications of the software product.
  • Create and implements artwork on assigned portions of software products and write low-level software code and scrips as required.
  • Train and mentor less experienced Technical Artists on standard methodologies as well company tools, techniques, and pipelines.
  • Research industry developments and explore new tools and techniques to improve efficiency of content production

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum 3 to 6 years of progressively complex related professional experience.
  • Technical Art experience shipping one game title, preferably AAA.
  • Experience with Modeling, Skinning, and Scripting.
  • Proficient with Maya, Substance, and Sculpting.
  • A reliable great teammate with the ability to work independently.
  • An effective communicator in both verbally and written forms.
  • A detail-oriented person with flexibility and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with Graphics Programming, Pose Space Deformers, Marvelous Designer, and Rigging is a plus.

If you are interested in joining HB Studios, please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@hb-studios.com (Attention: Human Resources).

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Technical Artist – Tools

HB Studios is a driving force in the creation of sports video games and the studio behind PGA TOUR 2K Golf – presently working on PS4, XBoxOne, and PC. We have an opportunity for a Technical Artist to join our team of developers, creators, and fans, who are passionate about the art and process involved in video game development.

As a Technical Artist, you will be responsible for ensuring our product’s art and animation are enhanced by the use of processes, systems, and software!

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with Art and Tech Leads to set standards and ensure work is not compromised by the limitation of technical processes.
  • Collaborate across departments to develop software tools and scripts which improve the development of the visual targets.
  • Prepares and implements technical aspects of art within the creative and technical specifications of the software product.
  • Create and implements artwork on assigned portions of software products and write low-level software code and scrips as required.
  • Train and mentor less experienced Technical Artists on standard methodologies as well company tools, techniques, and pipelines.
  • Research industry developments and explore new tools and techniques to improve efficiency of content production.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum 3 to 6 years of progressively complex related professional experience.
  • Technical Art experience shipping one game title, preferably AAA.
  • Experience in writing and maintaining art pipelines and tools.
  • Proficient with Unity and C#.
  • A reliable great teammate with the ability to work independently.
  • An effective communicator in both verbally and written forms.
  • A detail-oriented person with flexibility and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with Motion builder, Maya, Python scripting or source control a plus.

If you are interested in joining HB Studios, please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@hb-studios.com (Attention: Human Resources).

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3D Artist

HB Studios is a driving force in the creation of sports video games and the studio behind PGA TOUR 2K Golf – presently working on PS4, XBoxOne, and PC. We have an opportunity for a 3D Artist to join our team of developers, creators, and fans, who are passionate about the art and process involved in video game development.

As a 3D Artist, you will design and create AAA quality 3D assets that implement the vision of the product’s style and concept.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Art Lead to help visualize and develop game design.
  • Precise creation of the best models, concepts and additional assets.
  • Creates 3D models and textures for characters, environments, and objects.
  • Work with development team to prioritize and develop procedural assets to streamline art processes, workflows, and pipelines.
  • Create high and low-poly models using cutting edge techniques and pipelines.
  • Maintain the finished models throughout the life-span of the project.
  • Provides technical direction and guidance to Junior 3D Artist and Animators.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum 3 to 6 years of progressively complex related professional experience.
  • Proficient with Maya, 3DMax, Photoshop, ZBrush, Substance Painter/Designer and Unity.
  • A reliable great teammate with the ability to work independently.
  • An effective communicator in both verbally and written forms.
  • A detail-oriented person with flexibility and problem-solving skills.

If you are interested in joining HB Studios, please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@hb-studios.com (Attention: Human Resources).

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We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

JR GAME DESIGNER

HB Studios is a driving force in the creation of sports games and the studio behind PGA TOUR 2K Golf – presently working on PC and Consoles. We have an opportunity for a Junior Game Designer who is passionate about the art and process involved in game development to join our team.

As a Junior Game Designer, you will work with a team of professionals designing and developing one of the fastest growing sports game series in the industry!

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with the development of assigned features through implementation and into post-launch; especially via data entry, content creation & management, and scripting.
  • Write and update game design and process documentation.
  • Collaborate with the team to support the creative vision and design specification for the assigned game.
  • Contribute to our growing philosophy of game design and how we make games.

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

  • Game development experience is a plus.
  • Proficiency in learning new software, and technical processes.
  • A reliable and collaborative teammate with the ability to work independently on specified tasks.
  • A strong communicator, both verbal and written.
  • Familiarity with the following is considered a plus: Unity, Excel/Google Sheets, scripting languages (especially C#).

We believe the ideal candidate is a creative person with a love for game design, and hunger to engage and learn about assigned subjects – especially sports. We value the demonstrable ability breakdown game issues, mechanics or concepts into lay terms and share views on game-specific issues in a constructive manner. We are seeking both detail-minded, and big-picture persons who work well with others and consider all forms of feedback.

We encourage applicants with varied perspectives and backgrounds and believe they are the foundation to a strong team. If you are interested in this Junior Game Design position at HB Studios, please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@hb-studios.com (Attention: Human Resources).

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GAME DESIGNER

HB Studios is a driving force in the creation of sports games and the studio behind PGA TOUR 2K Golf – presently working on PC and Consoles. We have an opportunity for a Game Designer who is passionate about the art and process involved in game development to join our team.

As a Game Designer, you will work with a team of professionals designing and developing one of the fastest growing sports game series in the industry!

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the team to define the creative vision and detailed design specification for the assigned game.
  • Author and maintain the designs of assigned features used to drive efforts across teams; including UI, Engineering, Animation, Art, Audio and QA.
  • Shepherd features through implementation, and perform hands-on work; including playtesting, tuning, data entry, content creation, and scripting.
  • Consider all contributions through a design-critical lens to identify, report, and address any impactful issues to the game’s overall design.
  • Provide feedback on all aspects of the design and development processes to improve the ultimate quality and success of the game.
  • Conceive and communicate ideas while effectively soliciting and managing feedback during pre-production, prototyping, and development.
  • Contribute to our growing philosophy of game design and how we make games.

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

  • Typically 3+ years of industry experience in game design.
  • A solid understanding of technical and production aspects of game development.
  • Proficiency with common game development software and tools.
  • Self-motivated individual with a desire to explore, research, grow, and become a go-to subject-matter expert in areas of need.
  • A reliable and collaborative teammate with the ability to work independently.
  • A strong cross-discipline communicator, both verbal and written.
  • Unity game engine and scripting experience considered a plus.
  • One-or-more shipped games—especially on consoles—also a plus.

We believe the ideal candidate is a creative person with a love for game design, and hunger to engage and learn about assigned subjects – especially sports. We value a proven ability to breakdown game issues, mechanics or concepts into lay terms and share views on game-specific issues in a constructive manner. We are seeking both detail-minded, and big-picture persons who work well with others and consider all forms of feedback.

We encourage applicants with varied perspectives and backgrounds and believe they are the foundation to a strong team. If you are interested in a Game Design position at HB Studios, please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@hb-studios.com (Attention: Human Resources).

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QA Tester


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We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

QA TESTER

HB Studios is a driving force in the creation of sports video games and the studio behind PGA TOUR 2K Golf – presently working on PS4, PS5, XboxOne, Xbox Series X/S and PC. We have an opportunity for a QA Tester to join our team of developers, creators, and fans, who are passionate about the art and process involved in video game development.

As the QA Tester, you will work with a team of professionals in building games – from concept to release. We are looking for individual who is excited about using their keen eye for detail to ensure the highest quality product and experience – free of bugs and defects.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs short-term assignments using independent judgement within defined procedures.
  • Conducts testing to ensure software meets regulatory performance standards or requirements.
  • Identify defects or design issues and enters detailed and concise bugs into database.
  • Create and execute all assigned test cases to detect and record product defects.
  • Prepare and provide insight as to the playability of a title.
  • Work closely with people across the QA department and development team.

Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Computer literacy with MS Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • An interest in video games and game development.
  • Experience testing with multiple games and platforms a plus.
  • Technically proficient with PCs and gaming consoles a plus.
  • A reliable team player with the ability to work independently.
  • An effective communicator in both verbally and written forms.
  • A detail-oriented person with organizational and problem-solving skills.

If you are interested in joining HB Studios, please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@hb-studios.com (Attention: Human Resources)!

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