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

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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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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