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

SUPPORT ROLES

(Maternity Leave Replacement)

Are you a highly-skilled legal professional with a passion for the IT and gaming industry? Do you have prior experience in working within the broader legal framework, especially when it comes to companies from the tech domain? If you do, we’re looking for a legal officer just like you!

 

What will you do as a Mad Head?

  • Monitoring laws and regulations that are covering the sphere of employment and company legislation
  • Compliance with relevant legislation through Paragraf lex and other sources (including conferences and seminars)
  • Preparation and legal documents processing related to labor and company law (preliminary drafts, drafts and proposals of employment contracts, various annexes, dismissal, employment terminations, contract terminations, vacation and personal time off, drafts and proposals of general acts and contracts for the Company, Rules and Procedures, the Rulebook on Systematization and Organization of jobs, etc.)
  • Preparing documentation for payroll (arranging and preparing the entire payroll process with the external accountant, calculation of monthly working hours - regular work, work during state and religious holidays, overtime, vacation, sick leave up to 30 days, sick leave over 30 days, maternity leave, bonuses, keeping track on changes of data, such as change of workplace, changes in earnings)
  • Preparing statistics and reports, keeping records of all employees, managing personal files (both in electronic and in written form, distribution of original documents)
  • Registering employees on social security (CROSO)
  • Cooperation with governmental institutions (National Employment Service, National Health Insurance Fund, Pension and Disability Insurance Fund of the Republic of Serbia, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Courts and other governmental institutions)
  • Taking care of employment of foreigners and their work permits
  • Taking care of security and protection at work for all employees
  • Performing general and administrative tasks given by the Head of Legal

 

Requirements: 

  • At least one year of working experience in the same or similar position
  • University degree in Law or similar educational background
  • Good knowledge of business documentation and the basis of business correspondence
  • Good computer skills and solid knowledge of MS Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of English language - Intermediate (B2) level
  • Commitment to professional growth and development
  • Reliable, responsible and dependable team player who is able to adapt quickly to new surroundings
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent work ethics (time management, sense of duty/obligation, self-discipline, and goal-driven attitude)
  • Sticking to self-determined deadlines and deadlines given by the Head of Legal
  • An ability for clear and precise communication (both spoken and written)
  • Teamwork skills (collaboration and cooperation)

 

Pluses:

  • Passion for games
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of the team as well as with mixed audiences of highly qualified legal and policy experts
  • Ability to meet short deadlines and work under pressure
  • Basic understanding of accounting and finances
  • Collaboration with the Court, Tax Administration, and Serbian Business Registers Agency

 

In return, here’s what we can give:

  • A dynamic and extremely positive workplace like you`ve never seen before. EVER.   
  • Working with a talented group of young people of different orientations and professions in a transparent and flexible organization
  • A chance to work in a studio that works on highly ambitious projects with global placement
  • Opportunity to learn, advance and improve your skills in a fast-growing creative industry
  • Working on different projects, both national and international
  • Openness to creative thinking and novel solutions

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

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Mad Head Games is looking for an experienced tech-savvy recruiter who will help us expand our team with even more passionate gaming professionals. 

If you are community minded, creative and know how to manage full recruitment process from networking and sourcing to interviewing and assessing, this might be the right entry ticket to the gaming industry for you!

 

What will you be doing as a Mad Head Games in-house Recruiter?

  • Managing the full recruitment process, from sourcing to the offer making
  • Designing candidate sourcing strategies and processes
  • Partnering with hiring managers in identifying the main requirements and recruitment strategy for each position
  • Creating creative job postings on the job boards, social media and other recruitment channels with support of marketing team
  • Active multi-channel candidate sourcing
  • Screening, interviewing and assessing candidates and matching them with open vacancies
  • Designing tests and assessing candidates (in cooperation with team leads)
  • Creating and delivering employer branding content, activities and events
  • Representing and positioning MHG studio as a desirable employer
  • Building a strong network through direct search on social networks (e.g. LinkedIn) and finding suitable candidates on different events (gaming related events, job fairs, etc.)
  • Offer making, salary negotiation and managing recruitment administration
  • Setup and manage our ATS (Applicant Tracking Software)
  • Work with the rest of the HR team on delivering various fun and engaging HR initiatives

 

What we expect from our ideal candidate:

  • 2+ years of experience as a recruiter/talent acquisition specialist
  • Tech (IT), Art or Gaming industry background 
  • Full recruitment cycle knowledge and hands-on experience
  • Knowledge of various candidate assessment tools
  • Fluency in English

 

In return, here is what we can give:

  • A dynamic and extremely upbeat workplace like you have never seen before
  • Competitive salary: we love what we do and get paid nicely
  • Flexible working hours: sleep in or finish private tasks before work - we trust you with your time
  • Parental help: from financial help, extended parental leave to family activities, we will support you in any way possible
  • Ongoing education and training: Self-improvement is a priority so conferences, classes, workshops, courses (external and internal) are all part of the package!

Apply to this position by sending an email to jobs@madheadgames.com with subject "Application for Recruiter / Talent Acquisition Expert" or clicking the following button:

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QA ROLES

Are you a type of gamer who can find even the smallest error or any other issue in every game you get your hands on? Do you have a keen eye for all manner of detail when it comes to video games? If yes, join the Mad Head Games QA team and you can do your best to make life very difficult for our developers and game designers!

 

What will you do as a Mad Head?

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver test design, test execution, test library maintenance and test closure results through manual test approach and debugging game builds
  • Partner with other developers in the creation of test requirements so that they can be effectively tested
  • Assuring quality in a game and finding all of its flaws before it goes public
  • Responsible for adhering to department SLAs within a project management platform (i.e. ClickUp)
  • Use appropriate measures and KPIs in the validation and reporting process
  • Be a creative thinker who can quickly and thoroughly identify and test for ‘edge cases’ and other issues outside of the expected functionality
  • Advocate for the user experience through delivery of qualitative reporting
     

Requirements: 

  • Passion for games and their quality
  • Excellent work ethics (time management, sense of duty/obligation, self-discipline, and goal-driven attitude)
  • A keen eye for details
  • Superb planning and organizational skills
  • Sticking to self-determined deadlines
  • Proven ability to analyze, interpret, and take action on data sets and complex workflows
  • Thorough understanding of QA processes in agile and waterfall development environments
  • An ability for clear and precise communication (both spoken and written)
  • Teamwork skills (collaboration and cooperation)

Pluses:

  • Passion for Mad Head Games’s line of products 
  • Experience with game engines (Unreal, Unity), content and asset editors
  • Coding Knowledge - XML / HTML, JavaScript, Python, Java, C / C++ / C#
  • Having experience in AAA gaming
  • Knowing and using a least one of these bug-tracking tools: Mantis, Bugzilla, Redmine, JIRA

 

 

In return, here’s what we can give:

  • A dynamic and extremely positive workplace like you`ve never seen before. EVER.   
  • A chance to work on a very ambitious AAA title
  • An opportunity to use tools that are at or above the industry standard
  • More fun than you can take (or can you?)

 


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

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ART ROLES

 

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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Have you ever dreamed about creating worlds? As a Level designer on our upcoming AA project, you will turn our game designers and concept artists ideas into game levels and environment. You will have an opportunity to use Unreal Engine to create levels within the creative vision, implement the gameplay and balance it.

 

What will you be doing as a Mad Head?

  • Plan and execute levels from high-level concept to implementation 
  • Create level blockout in Unreal Engine according to the level concept, mood and design document
  • Import 3D assets and use them to make the level beautiful and fun to play
  • Setting up collisions and navmesh according to level standards
  • Taking care that the level workflow documentation is updated and available to the rest of the development team
  • Script necessary combat encounters, gameplay mechanics and animated sequences 
  • Playtest in-progress work and provide feedback to the team
  • Taking care that the optimization of a level is according to the technical standards

 

What do we expect from our ideal candidate:

  • Previous experience working in Unreal engine
  • Strong visualization skills and artistic approach to design
  • Level design skills based on the use of different editors, preferably on Unreal Engine or Unity
  • Experience on developing games, big or small
  • Good knowledge of 3ds Max (or some alternative 3D software)

 

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 Level designer" or clicking the following button:

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TECH / PROGRAMMING ROLES

Are you a master of C++ programming language? Do you know the ins and outs of the Unreal game 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?

  • 3-5 years' experience working with Unreal engine
  • Extensive knowledge in C++ and excellent math skills
  • Knowledge of game engine architecture and algorithms
  • Experience in creating gameplay mechanisms for games
  • Experience developing player character mechanics in a third-person game
  • Understanding of the interaction between the player, AI, physics and animation
  • Ability to easily communicate in English

 

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 Senior Unreal programmer" 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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