Abstraction Games is expanding rapidly and we’re currently looking for talented people to join us in working on the big IPs. If you haven’t already done so, why not take a look at our growing portfolio? Don’t hesitate to send us an open application if your particular job title isn’t listed below.

When applying for a job at Abstraction Games, make sure to send us a cover letter and a resume, and in case of artists and designers please also send your portfolio.

Art Director

Abstraction Games is looking for an Art Director who will guide and direct a small and growing art team, improve straightforward ports into perfect visual adaptations, define the art direction for concepts through various prototyping stages and be a key contributor in creating our own IP. You will work with some of the industry’s most talented people in an ever-changing environment with great and varying projects.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in relevant studies.
  • At least 5 years of professional experience, with at least one released title credited as Art Director.
  • Released several games and familiar with every step of the art production process.
  • Ability to flesh out an original artistic vision based on game concept briefs.
  • Ability to define and maintain a coherent art direction for games.
  • Ability to define and improve processes and methodology for effective art production.
  • Familiar with relevant tools and technology.
  • Expert in at least one art specialty like concept art, modelling, animation, video editing, video post-processing, etc.
  • Excellent communicator with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent spoken and written English.
  • Ability to give and receive constructive criticism.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, and handle multiple tasks.
  • Proactive, self-motivated and with a positive, team-oriented attitude.
  • Demonstrable ability to lead an art team to deliver high quality output.
  • Ability to mentor junior, mid-level and senior artists in various art disciplines.
  • Demonstrates a desire to learn and grow professionally.

Responsibilities

  • Transform straightforward ports to perfect adaptations by improving the visual quality in ways that maximize their potential on the new target hardware.
  • Adapt and improve the art direction for new visual content, graphic assets, UI elements and other art assets to reinvigorate their appeal on the new target hardware.
  • Develop comprehensive guidelines for art direction of new concepts through different stages of development for both our own IP and our clients’.
  • Maintain a clear art direction for each of the projects involved and lead a small team of artists to deliver the highest quality art content for games.

Preferences

  • Passion for making great games.
  • Experience with console and cross-platform development.
  • Demonstrable management and leadership skills.
  • Proven experience in creating support art and media such as concept art, drawings, painting, video or film production/post-production.

Senior Programmers

Abstraction Games is looking for Senior Programmers who are willing to get down and dirty bringing the greatest games to all current platforms.

Requirements

  • At least 5 years of professional experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science or related field.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent programming skills in C++.
  • Experience with cross-platform development.
  • Experience with console development.
  • Strong English communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, and handle multiple tasks.
  • Be proactive, self-motivated and keep a positive team-oriented attitude.
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn and grow professionally.

Responsibilities

  • Extend and maintain our in-house cross-platform engine Silverware
  • Lead small teams in creating our finest adaptations

Preferences

  • Passion for making great games
  • Management and leadership skills

System Administrator

Abstraction Games is looking for an experienced System Administrator who enjoys building and optimising infrastructure on a daily basis in an effort to help increase productivity for the people that use it. You also gladly accept the extra challenge of maintaining a positive attitude in a highly dynamic environment where requirements can change overnight!

Mission

  • Maintain, monitor and roll out updates on internal and hosted systems and infrastructure.
  • Design, implement and roll out new systems that improve our production processes.
  • Be the go-to-guy/gal for technical inquiries brought up by your colleagues.
  • Facilitate infrastructure governing designing systems all the way to cutting and installing cables.

Responsibilities

  • Facilitate, maintain and roll out our ICT-infrastructure.
  • Provide ICT support to your colleagues.
  • Collaborate with programmers and producers to ever improve their production efficiency.
  • Advise on hardware and software acquisition with regards to support of our company processes.

Profile

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in computer science level of thinking.
  • You have at least 3 years of experience as a System Administrator at one or more Software Development companies.
  • You have profound knowledge of a variety of Windows, macOS and Linux OS versions.
  • You are always hungry for knowledge and you are used to stepping out of your comfort zone.
  • You are self-supported, aware of the skills you already possess and also where you have growth potential.
  • You handle stress well and you are determined to improve your infrastructure step-by-step every single day in order to increase your productivity and that of your colleagues.

Bonus Skills

  • Knowledge of Version Control Systems.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration.
  • Experience with Scripting Languages / Software Development.
  • Experience in the Games Industry.
  • You are an avid gamer.
  • Work experience with Console Development Kits and/or Test Kits.

Abstraction Games is a game development and porting studio popular with players, publishers and dev-partners alike. We develop, enhance and port games from and to any platform imaginable.

You got a great game? We got your back!