Careers | Mad Head Games

Join our team

We are unconventional, extremely fun to work with and definitely not for the faint-hearted.

Our mission is simple: we make games and we want them to be awesome.

To do that, we’re always in need for motivated, smart and talented individuals think alikes who will share our strive for progress.

Feel free to contact us at jobs@madheadgames.com.

Become a Mad Head

We offer our employees an opportunity to grow their skills and learn new ones in a fun and relaxed work environment.

If this sounds like something for you, feel free to check out our current open positions.

Even if you have a game development talent which currently is not listed among the openings, contact us and we'll talk.

 

Current openings

What will you be doing as a Mad Head?

  • Supporting the marketing team with all things Graphic Design
  • Producing attractive and effective designs for all forms of media
  • Designing game assets such as Game logos, menus, icons, UI, buttons and the like
  • Perform basic photo editing and manipulation to create image assets, as well as adapting 2D art for marketing purposes
  • Preparing designs for digital or print publication

 

What about skills?

  • You are super skilled in graphic design tools and software including Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign
  • You have an exceptional eye for composition, contrast, typography and color
  • You are creative and innovative, strongly motivated to maintain and improve design standards
  • You understand the basic printing process and print preparation
  • You are experienced with working on social marketing campaigns
  • You are able to excel in a collaborative team environment
  • You are a true professional in your approach to time and deadlines

 

Will be considered a plus

  • You are a gamer
  • You have a previous experience working as Graphic Designer in a game development studio
  • You have some knowledge and familiarity with Adobe After Effects, and can help support video and simple editing

 

What can we offer you?

  • A dynamic and positive workplace, with just the right amounts of silly sprinkled on top
  • A way to broaden your horizons without using anything illegal
  • A nearly intolerable dose of fun
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What will you be doing as a Mad Head?

  • Holding a Senior level position and being responsible for 3D animation quality
  • Animating bipeds, quadrupeds and other kinds of flying, crawling, running or walking creatures
  • Be a vital part of the character development process - from concept art to in-game models
  • Rigging and importing animations to Unreal engine

 

What about skills?

  • You have complete mastery of Maya and strong knowledge of MotionBuilder
  • You are an expert with HIK in Maya
  • You are adept at the technical aspects of rigging and skinning characters for animation
  • You are proficient in both realistic and stylized motion animation
  • You possess a great understanding of anatomy and physiological movements
  • You have a feel for creating character personality through movement and facial animation
  • You can wrap your mind around the concepts and meaning of game design
  • You have a deep understanding of the production process, and are ready to work as a part of a multidisciplinary team along with programmers, technical artists, 3D and 2D professionals
  • You have a wealth of experience in 3D animation and an extensive portfolio

 

Not necessary but can be usefull: working with CAT in 3ds Max and hard surface modelling, 3ds Max or Maya texturing, and animation blending in Unreal engine

 

What can we offer you?

  • A dynamic and positive workplace, where dynamic is not an euphemism for „torturous“
  • A chance to work on a AAA title
  • A collection of the wierdest kinds of humor you‘ll find in the industry
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What will you do as a Mad Head?

  • Development and design of gameplay and engine systems
  • Code and blueprint reviewing
  • Code and blueprint optimization
  • Creation of engine tools that streamline the development process
  • Implementation of artist created content into gameplay systems creating a rich player experience

 

What about skills?

  • You have a strong feel for gameplay aesthetics, game mechanic implementation and the overall impression a good game should make.
  • You have knowledge working with Unreal engine and you're just itching for a chance to unleash your creativity using it
  • You have extensive knowledge in C++ and excellent math skills
  • You're familiar with lighting and shading techniques
  • You have a basic understanding of particle effect systems
  • You can get by with shader programming
  • You have demonstrated your knowledge and expertise in game development
  • You are precise, punctual and adhere to tight deadlines
  • You are proactive, eager to learn, and look to apply this knowledge in cooperation with your colleagues
  • You are prepared to work with, and interact with, a variety of professionals including other programmers, artists, animators and level designers – on a daily basis
  • You have sufficient knowledge of game design principles
  • You consider yourself an innovative problem solver and have the resolve to prove it

 

What can we offer you?

  • A dynamic and extremely positive workplace
  • A chance to work on a AAA title
  • An opportunity to use industry standard tools
  • More fun than you can take (or can you?)
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Requirements:

  • Hobby or professional experience in game development
  • Basic knowledge of any OO language (C++, Java, ObjectPascal)
  • Basic experience with any script language (PHP, JavaScript, Python, Lua)

Send us your CV to jobs@madheadgames.com.

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Requirements:

  • ​​Degree in computer technology, computer science, computer graphics technology, or related fields preferred
  • Two years of IT experience in the area of game development
  • Experience with Unity, Unreal
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new programming languages and techniques
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent knowledge of Object oriented programming and design
  • Experience with developing with OO languages (C++, Java, ObjectPascal)
  • Experience with developing with script languages (PHP, JavaScript, Python, Lua)
  • Knowledge of Photoshop

Send us your CV to jobs@madheadgames.com.

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Requirements:

  • You are excellent in Photoshop, and can use a pen tablet
  •  You are quite familiar with Illustrator
  •  Texturizing and creating beautiful atmosphere in your artwork comes easily
  •  Great ability to manipulate light, shadows, colors, and textures
  •  You can be independent in creating scenes and graphical elements for games
  •  Casual game esthetics is something you are quite familiar with
  •  You are precise, and can respect tight deadlines
  •  You love video games
  •  You are eager to learn, and permanently develop skills in cooperation with colleagues who will gladly help anytime you need them
  •  You are a team player

Send us your CV to jobs@madheadgames.com.

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Requirements:

  •  Knowledge of Photoshop
  •  Basic experience in animation
  •  Basic experience with programming
  •  Knowledge of 3ds Max and Blender
  •  Ability to learn new techniques
  •  Passionate gamer and a creative problem solver
  •  Familiar with aesthetic of HOPA games

Send us your CV to jobs@madheadgames.com.

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In case we have not announced an open position tailored to your talents, we encourage you to persuade us why our team would be more complete with you!

Feel free to ask us at jobs@madheadgames.com to join forces. We are willing to hear from you and welcome another Mad Head.

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