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Proudly Making Games in Baltimore

We love our quirky city. It's a great place to live and a great place to make games.

Why Baltimore?

Summer Internship Opportunities

Big Huge Games will be taking Summer 2019 interns! Applications will open early-February 2019. Check back in the spring for more details!

We value team skills as much as technical skills, and we’re committed to hiring only the best.

At Big Huge Games we’re constantly building on our previous experiences to turn out better games for our players. We worked hard to build a successful studio where business goals are balanced with quality of life. 

Our hiring mantra is “Value Team Skills As Much As Technical Skills,” which has helped create an inclusive and positive environment where we proactively work to move the industry’s culture forward. We’re excited about the future and look forward to continuing to grow a studio where amazing talent can find a long-term home! 

Because we want you to be healthy, happy, and heartily enjoy working here.

Health/Vision/Dental Insurance

We’ve got you covered.

Unlimited Vacation

We trust you. Take what you need when you need it.

401K with Matching

So you can retire and play video games all day...oh wait.

Half off any Gym Membership

Rock climbing, barre, weightlifting.

Quarterly Company Events

Summer family picnic, holiday party, baseball game. We like hanging out together!

Free Snacks and 40+ varieties of Tea

No one likes the mid-afternoon hangries. Stop by our snack kitchen to take the edge off.

Chesapeake Food

Crabs, Pit Beef, and Black Eyed Susans

Easy Access

Every major East Coast city is less than 3 hours away by plane/train/automobile

Community Art

Artscape, Fluid Movement, The Baltimore Rock Opera Society

Let's Go O's

The Ravens and O's are our hometown teams.

Explore Maryland's Hiking Trails

Beautiful hiking within an hour of the office.

Open Positions at Big Huge Games

Balance Tester

Design

This a full-time (40hr/week) contract position onsite at our studio in Timonium, MD. No telecommuting or remote work options are available.


Big Huge Games is searching for a Balance Tester specializing in player vs. player, real-time strategy games, to support our design team in creating top-tier gameplay experiences for millions of players across the globe!

As a Balance Tester you will not only be playing the game, but providing detailed feedback and analysis of gameplay and economy balance, as well as using your competitive gaming skills to offer new strategic possibilities for the game. Potential applicants should excel at PvP RTS games and have extensive experience playing Clash Royale.

Please include a cover letter stating your experience and accomplishments in the gaming community highlighting your experience with RTS games.


Qualifications

  • Candidate must have 2+ years experience playing a PvP real-time strategy (RTS) game at a high level, with bonus points for mobile and eSports experience
  • In-depth understanding of the mechanics of RTS, with an emphasis on Clash Royale, as well a plus if familiar with classics such as StarCraft 2, Age of Empires and Rise of Nations.
  • Deep knowledge of competitive game systems & best practices of mobile games
  • Extremely competitive and creative mindset with an eye for the details
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in both individual and team settings with an appropriate sense of urgency

Responsibilities

  • Provide feedback from the viewpoint of a highly skilled player
  • Written and verbal reports of gameplay and balance concerns
  • Analyze and critique game features, economy, and content
  • Identify issues and risks within different systems of the game
  • Push the strategic possibilities of the game to their limit and beyond
  • Become a sponge for ideas and feedback from the team and players


Applicants should download DomiNations on iOS or Android and be prepared to discuss the game.


GENERAL JOB APPLICATION

Other

Big Huge Games is always looking for top notch people to join our team. Artist, programmer, designer, producer, studio support or studio leadership; if you're awesome and we have a need, we will get you on the team. If you do not see a job listing that fits your experience, please feel free to send us your resume.

QA Tester I

QA

Big Huge Games is looking for a highly motivated and detail oriented Quality Assurance Tester to join the team to ensure that ongoing development of DomiNations, as well as new titles, meet and exceed the high BHG quality bar. The ideal candidate would possess a strong technical skill set, excellent written communication skills, a problem-solving mindset, and the ability to remain agile in a dynamic and challenging environment.

All applicants MUST include a cover letter detailing why you want to be a QA tester and what you think it means to test a game vs play a game. 


This is an onsite position at our studio in Timonium, MD. No telecommuting or remote work options are available.

This opening starts as a temporary / contract position.



RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Execute test cases to verify bug-free functionality of new and existing features
  • Discover, research, and document project bugs and defects
  • LiveOps support, investigating potential live issues and bugs
  • Working directly with the programming and design teams to investigate and reproduce complex issues

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extremely meticulous attention to detail is a must
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Team-oriented with excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to think outside the box and explore obscure and odd solution possibilities
  • Familiar with iOS and Android games and apps
  • Ability to work long and odd hours when necessary

PLUSES

  • Strong technical background; degree in Computer Science or equivalent preferred
  • Familiar with command line interfaces such as bash, sh, cmd, and multiple operating systems (Windows, OSX, Linux)



All applicants MUST include a cover letter detailing why you want to be a QA tester and what you think it means to test a game vs play a game.