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

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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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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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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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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Are you a master of all things related to visual aesthetics and industrial design? Do you feel at home with any kind of illustration style, as well as marketing and promotional asset production? In that case, you’re just the type of graphic designer we’re looking for!

 

What will you be doing as a Mad Head?

 

  • Conceptualize visuals based on requirements and brand guidelines
  • Create rough drafts and present ideas to the team
  • Develop illustrations, documents, logos, graphics, and layouts using design software
  • Work with the marketing department to produce final designs
  • Update graphics and layouts based on feedback from internal teams
  • Submit designs for internal approval processes, ensuring that designs and changes are tracked for audit
  • Ensure that final graphics adhere to brand guidelines and are appealing
  • Identify gaps in current messaging
  • Produce template files that can be modified for different mediums
  • Responsible for curating and maintaining a digital library of files

 

What do we expect from our ideal candidate? 

 

  • You have a strong design portfolio, including examples of client-ready reports, creative data visualizations, social media marketing and website design assets
  • You have a diverse artistic range, with the ability to shift from one brand aesthetic to another fluidly.
  • You are confident while working with Powerpoint, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign; you have strong typography, layout, and type/image integration skills
  • You have experience in social media marketing across Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or Instagram; an understanding of digital marketing analytics and design requirements across social platforms a plus
  • Your written, verbal, and visual communication skills are points of strength

 

It is a plus if you have:

  • Experience in motion graphics, video editing, and/or familiarity with After Effects, 3D Studio Max, Cinema 4D, or Maya

 

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 Graphic designer" 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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