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 of motivated, smart and talented individuals who will share our strive for progress.

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

Become a Mad Head

We are starting a journey that will take us back to our hardcore gaming roots - we’re developing a brand new AA project and it’s only the start of a new chapter.

Thanks to that, we want you aboard our super awesome game dev rocket ship aimed for the stars.

Check out the available positions and find out if you can become a part of a fun and dynamic team that is going to make AAmazing things together.  

 

Current openings

TECH / PROGRAMMING ROLES

Are you an experienced game programmer? Do you know the ins and outs of the Unreal engine? Have you the drive to work with programmers and teams to build prototypes and create new gameplay and character mechanics? We’re looking for a person just like you!

 

What will you be doing as a Mad Head? 

  • Prototyping and coding gameplay features
  • Creating a base gameplay system and tools for the gameplay designers to extend
  • Collaborate with game designers and animators to discuss constraints and set out the technical possibilities for the requested features
  • Ensuring that game code is well designed and is optimal in terms of CPU and memory consumption

 

What do we expect from our ideal candidate?

  • 3+ years experience in game development
  • Solid experience working in Unreal engine and C++ 
  • Strong math skills and good understanding of algorithms and data structures
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Experience in creating gameplay mechanisms
  • Ability to understand and work with existing code-base, modify and refactor it as needed
  • Ability to collaborate with other team members of various roles
  • Ability to easily communicate in English

 

It would be a plus if you have: 

  • Experience developing player character mechanics in a third-person game
  • Understanding of the interaction between the player, physics and animation
  • Experience in AI programming and techniques
  • Familiarity with lighting and shading techniques
  • Knowing your way around shader programming and particle effect systems
  • Understanding of Unreal multiplayer system

 

In return, here is what we can give:

  • A dynamic and extremely upbeat workplace like you have never seen before
  • Flexible working hours: sleep in or run errands before work - we trust you with your time
  • Chance to work with senior professionals and teams from the field
  • Ongoing education and training: Self-improvement is a priority so conferences, classes, workshops, courses (external and internal) are all part of the package!
  • Community events: we are heavily involved in developing startup, tech and gaming ecosystems - and will include you into it! 

 

 

Help us get to know you! Send us not only your CV, but also your portfolio where we can see your work. Best way is to send it in PDF doc attachment. 


Apply to this position by sending an email to jobs@madheadgames.com with subject "Application for Senior Gameplay Programmer (Unreal)" or clicking the following button:

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Support

We’re looking for tech-savvy colleague, a friend in need who will make sure we have all IT tools ready and running so that we can create amazing games!

 

What will you be doing as a Mad Head?

  • Provide software, hardware and infrastructure support for all employees in company
  • Support employees on daily basis with maintenance of work equipment (computers setup, connecting cables, connecting printers, setting up desks etc)
  • Install software and configure licensing according to specifications and support requests
  • Coordinate installation and maintenance of alarm and video surveillance systems
  • Organize space for new employees in cooperation with the Office managers and HR department
  • Manage catalog of all hardware and infrastructure equipment, as well as software licenses
  • Manage hardware and software related requests, and coordinate purchases of new equipment and software licenses with Legal and Finance teams
  • Field work as needed including performing small repairs in the company.
  • Collaborate with Operation managers to support all events organized by the company for logistics
  • Provide orientation and guidance to users on how to operate new software and computer equipment

 

What do we expect from our ideal candidate?

  • Proven experience as IT Technician or relevant position
  • Excellent diagnostic and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication ability
  • Good understanding of Windows and Linux operating systems
  • High School Degree, preferably education in technical subjects
  • Responsible attitude towards work, commitment and adaptability
  • Driver's license B category 

 

It would be a plus if you have: 

  • In depth understanding of diverse computer systems and networks
  • Good knowledge of internet security and data privacy principles
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or relevant field
  • Excellent time management skills. Ability to work independently, multi-task, and prioritize work to meet targets and deadlines
  • Eager to learn, develop new skills and wide areas of expertise

 

In return, here is what we can give:

  • A dynamic and extremely upbeat workplace like you have never seen before
  • Flexible working hours: sleep in or run errands before work - we trust you with your time
  • Chance to work with senior professionals and teams from the field
  • Ongoing education and training: Self-improvement is a priority so conferences, classes, workshops, courses (external and internal) are all part of the package!
  • Community events: we are heavily involved in developing startup, tech and gaming ecosystems - and will include you into it! 

 

Help us get to know you! Send us your CV where we can see your work. Best way is to send it in PDF doc attachment. 

 


Apply to this position by sending an email to jobs@madheadgames.com with subject "Application for Technical Support Specialist" or clicking the following button:

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Do you have a track record of managing team goals successfully? Are you passionate about technology and video games? 

Mad Head Games is looking for a driven and super organised Project Manager who will help us redefine the future of gaming entertainment.

 

What will you be doing as a Mad Head?

  • Work with production managers to create, manage, and execute project schedules, resource plans, and processes
  • Work with department leads to properly estimate tasks, as well as create and track milestone deliverables
  • Daily management of development efforts to ensure cross department coordination and communication, task follow up, schedule conflicts, and risk identification/ recommendation
  • Participate in communicating and coordinating with publisher Production groups during all stages of development, release, and post release
  • Coordinate efforts across other areas of production including Outsource and Marketing
  • Identify issues, propose solutions, and potentially execute on process improvements where appropriate to maximize efficiency across all departments
  • Identify and proactively manage aspects of development that require additional leadership

 

What do we expect from our ideal candidate

  • 5+ years experience in (gaming, IT, film) industry
  • Extensive knowledge of different project management methods and procedures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent leadership, organization, and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated, driven individual – able to identify problems and execute on solutions
  • Fluent in English

 

It would be a plus if you have: 

  • Passion for games
  • Open mindset, with a knack for inspiring others and building strategies
  • The capacity to expand thinking, absorb alternatives and unlock possibilities

 

In return, here is what we can give:

  • A dynamic and extremely upbeat workplace like you have never seen before
  • Flexible working hours: sleep in or run errands before work - we trust you with your time
  • Chance to work with senior professionals and grow our PM department together
  • Ongoing education and training: Self-improvement is a priority so conferences, classes, workshops, courses (external and internal) are all part of the package!
  • Community events: we are heavily involved in developing startup, tech and gaming ecosystems - and will include you into it! 

 

Help us get to know you! Send us your CV where we can see your work. Best way is to send it in PDF doc attachment. 


Apply to this position by sending an email to jobs@madheadgames.com with subject "Application for Project Manager" or clicking the following button:

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ART ROLES

If you have magical skills for storytelling and making game adventures come true, you are at the right place. We can help you to ensure a powerful story experience by using your ingenious mindset.

With us you can create engaging narratives and immersive worlds!

 

What will you be doing as a Mad Head?

  • Be a storyteller that uses modern tools in one of the most exciting and dynamic mediums to bring characters to life, build amazing worlds and create  engaging, interactive events in an environment that will challenge your creativity and imagination
  • Create stories and narrative elements for our games, including plotlines, scripted events, character backstories, location descriptions, etc.
  • Write in-game texts: dialogues, descriptions, notes, tutorials, and all other written elements of the game
  • Create explanations for other team members, such as voice over instructions for actors, narrative descriptions for the art team, character profiles for the animators, etc.
  • Proactively contribute in game design brainstorming sessions by pitching ideas

 

What do we expect from our ideal candidate?

  • Creative mindset and storytelling techniques
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of game production, design tools, and systems
  • Ability to brainstorm, collaborate with a team, and generate constructive feedback on narrative content
  • Independently writing of the dialogues and texts in the game

 

It would be a plus if you have: 

  • Experience in creating storyboards for various media (movies, theatre)
  • Skill for interactive writing and storytelling for AA / AAA adventure games
  • The ability to liaison between writers, artists, designers and voice Leads
  • Basic understanding of game engines (Unreal Engine or Unity)
  • Open mindset, with a knack for inspiring others and building content strategy

 

In return, here is what we can give:

  • A dynamic and extremely upbeat workplace like you have never seen before
  • Flexible working hours: sleep in or run errands before work - we trust you with your time
  • Chance to work with senior professionals and teams from the field
  • Ongoing education and training: Self-improvement is a priority so conferences, classes, workshops, courses (external and internal) are all part of the package!
  • Community events: we are heavily involved in developing startup, tech and gaming ecosystems - and will include you into it! 

 

Help us get to know you! Send us not only your CV, but also your portfolio where we can see your work. Best way is to send it in PDF doc attachment. 


Apply to this position by sending an email to jobs@madheadgames.com with subject "Application for Narrative designer" or clicking the following button:

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Are you an experienced 3D Artist seeking for a team of big thinkers to create the highest quality models possible? Wanna go with us through AAA game adventure trip?

Here's your chance to nail it!

 

What will you be doing as a Mad Head?

  • Create 3D models according to concept, gameplay requirements and technical prerequisites
  • Optimise and modify existing 3D assets 
  • Prepare 3D assets for animation and game import
  • Work using high-poly to low-poly workflow, optimization and unwrapping models 
  • Collaborate with 3D art team and recommend improvements for the pipeline and assets
  • Collaborate and share feedback with other gamedev departments

 

What do we expect from our ideal candidate?

  • 2+ years of experience as a 3D artist within the gaming or similar industry
  • Mastery of standard art packages such as Maya, Zbrush, 3DS Max, Blender and other
  • Excellent creativity and artistic skills
  • Understanding of project requirements and conceptualizing creative ideas
  • Willingness to remain up-to-date on the latest creative software and hardware

 

It would be a plus if you have: 

  • Mentoring/coaching skills to train other 3D artists
  • Considerable understanding of video games and broad video game culture
  • Previous experience in working on AA / AAA games
  • Knowledge of game engines (Unreal Engine or Unity) 

 

In return, here is what we can give:

  • A dynamic and extremely upbeat workplace like you have never seen before
  • Flexible working hours: sleep in or run errands before work - we trust you with your time
  • Chance to work with senior professionals and teams from the field
  • Ongoing education and training: Self-improvement is a priority so conferences, classes, workshops, courses (external and internal) are all part of the package!
  • Community events: we are heavily involved in developing startup, tech and gaming ecosystems - and will include you into it!
     

Help us get to know you! Send us not only your CV, but also your portfolio where we can see your work. Best way is to send it in PDF doc attachment. 


Apply to this position by sending an email to jobs@madheadgames.com with subject "Application for 3D Artist (Senior)" or clicking the following button:

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Are you well-versed in all the nuances of computer-generated special effects, especially in video games? Have you got skills and know-how to use all the necessary tools to create amazing VFXs worthy of AAA game development? We have a position that can suit your abilities perfectly!

 

What will you be doing as a Mad Head?

  • Design and develop eye-catching visual effects for characters and levels in Unreal Engine
  • Create particles, materials, sprite sheets, and textures to add atmosphere and depth to the gameplay
  • Create visual effects for the needs of in-game cinematics
  • Optimize effects to make them game-ready
  • Set materials with special properties
  • Collaborate with cross-discipline teams

 

What do we expect from our ideal candidate?

  • 2 years of experience as a VFX artist in the film, marketing or game industry
  • Knowledge of engines (primarily Unreal, possibly Unity) and their particle editors
  • Ability to work independently, or with minimal supervision
  • Understanding the technical limits of VFX in the gaming industry
  • Strong feel for gameplay aesthetics and the overall impression of how a good game should be created

 

It would be a plus if you have: 

  • Knowledge of 3D software (3DS Max, Maya, Blender)
  • Knowledge of 2D animation programs (After Effects, Nuke)
  • Knowledge of programs and plug-in elements for simulations (Houdini, FumeFX)
  • The possibility of independent creation of textures used in visual effects
  • Previous experience in working on AA / AAA games

 

In return, here is what we can give:

  • A dynamic and extremely upbeat workplace like you have never seen before
  • Flexible working hours: sleep in or run errands before work - we trust you with your time
  • Chance to work with senior professionals and teams from the field
  • Ongoing education and training: Self-improvement is a priority so conferences, classes, workshops, courses (external and internal) are all part of the package!
  • Community events: we are heavily involved in developing startup, tech and gaming ecosystems - and will include you into it! 

 


Apply to this position by sending an email to jobs@madheadgames.com with subject "Application for VFX artist" or clicking the following button:

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Surprise us

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.


Apply to this position by sending an email to jobs@madheadgames.com with subject "Application for Surprise us!" or clicking the following button:

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