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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

Build and Release Engineer Internship

engineering

Big Huge Games is looking for an Engineering Intern to work with our accomplished game development team, located in Timonium, Maryland, for the Fall of 2019. You will be part of a highly skilled and innovative group that is working on world class mobile games and related technologies. We’re looking for candidates who combine strong programming skills with an interest in games, and the ability to work well with others.

As an Engineering Intern at Big Huge Games you will be working primarily with build and release engineers. You will also have the opportunity to work with client, server and tool programmers, as well as collaborating with other disciplines including Art, Design, Production, and QA. We want engineers that live and breathe code, yet can still operate and communicate effectively in a highly interactive environment.


Responsibilities 

  • Gain an understanding for and aid in the troubleshooting of:
    • Unity
    • Unreal
    • Infrastructure as code 
  • Investigate, Implement, and Iterate on a SaaS stack of build, configuration management, and credential management technologies
  • Participate in group collaboration and utilize engineering best practices, such as code reviews and test driven development 
  • Work with all departments to ensure the best systems and tools to make our teams efficient and our games great

Qualifications

  • Source control system knowledge, including Git and/or Perforce
  • Knowledge of Python, Bash, and Batch
  • Familiarity with Windows, Linux and OSX
  • Excellent team and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to quickly understand existing code and enhance/extend an existing architecture
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Software engineering skills, including the ability to write maintainable and robust code
  • A passion for hands-on game development with a focus on attention to detail


Bonus

  • Knowledge of Configuration Management Systems
    • Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Salt Stack, Terraform
  • Knowledge of AWS or other cloud providers
  • Experience with database administration and management
  • Familiarity with mobile development (iOS/Android)



Internship opportunities through Big Huge Games are paid, full-time (40hr/week), and on-site in our office located just north of Baltimore City.

No part-time, telecommuting, or remote work options are available.

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

Lead Data Analyst

PRODUCT

Big Huge Games is looking for a Lead Data Analyst. In this position, you will be a key member of the product and analytics team, working with cross-functional leads in the studio, providing the game development teams the data and insights to help us achieve continued success and ensure that we offer the best possible experience to our players.


Responsibilities

  • Analyze large, complex data sets representing the behavior of our games’ players.
  • Develop the framework, models, tools, and processes that will enable data-driven decisions in our live service games.
  • Provide recommendations based on game data to influence game economies, feature development, and product roadmaps.
  • Working with Product Management and Design, identify ways to improve the player experience and create enhanced revenue generation in the live service.
  • Deliver regular and ad-hoc reports to studio management as necessary.
  • Motivate, support and coach other members of the data analytics team and help them meet their career growth goals.


Qualifications

  • Proven track record as an analyst, preferably within gaming, mobile, web, or online economy industries.
  • Advanced SQL skills, and comfort working in large data sets.  R experience and familiarity with column store databases a plus.
  • High level of proficiency in data visualization tools such as Tableau, Excel, or equivalent
  • Passion for problem-solving from generating insightful questions to research through presentation of results and follow on steps
  • Track record of success working in fast-paced environments with some shifting priorities.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities both independently and with others.
  • Experience in defining highly complex requirements, with a focus on providing actionable and understandable results.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Prior management experience a plus.
  • BA/MSc in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, Economics, or other quantitative field; Masters desirable.



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


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

Live Ops Digital Painter

Big Huge Games is looking for a talented Digital Artist with a passion for games and history to join our Live Operations team. Working closely with the Art Director you will generate concepts for high quality in-game and promotional illustrations. Both character and environment work will be required.

Responsibilities

  • Create assets that maintain and develop the visual identity of our Live Operations system
  • Collaborate with the Art Lead, Live Operations Department, Game Designers and Engineers in a spirit of professionalism and inclusivity
  • Render high detailed digital paintings while also being able to iterate quickly
  • Produce both hud and app icons
  • Support Marketing and branding efforts as needed


Qualifications

  • Body of work demonstrating strong senses of form, composition, lighting, color and design
  • Strong Digital Painting Skills
  • Experience in Photoshop or other equivalent packages
  • Ability to rapidly prototype and iterate through solutions
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Attention to detail

Bonus

  • Experience in Graphic Design and typography 
  • Experience in producing icons and logo design
  • Experience in 3DSMax or Maya 
  • Experience in After Effects or other motion graphics software

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

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

Marketing Art Lead

Publishing

BHG is looking for a Marketing Art Lead to drive the development of marketing-related visual assets for our current and upcoming game titles.  We strive to build a strong, positive culture where team skills are valued as much as technical skills. We’re looking for candidates with experience supporting a high-quality product, using sustainable development practices and a continuous improvement mindset.

The ideal candidate will have experience in developing high-quality videos and still assets for user acquisition channels, social media outlets, and mobile game storefronts. You should have strong graphic design sensibilities and the ability to develop logos, brand bibles, and trade show art assets.  You also have experience managing marketing art team members as well as the ability to direct outsourcing efforts. You have an excellent eye for developing compelling video and still images, the ability to capture and integrate gameplay footage, and awareness of emerging marketing platforms related to mobile free-to-play games. You will help develop art assets that support the marketing and communications strategy across all channels/touch-points.



Responsibilities

  • Develop art assets for branding, UA, and any additional material related to ongoing and future marketing efforts.
  • Work with the marketing director and game art leads to develop the visual identity of the marketing effort for our game titles.
  •  Manage internal/external marketing artists to deliver high-quality work that performs in the marketplace.
  • Develop a pipeline for converting/creating marketing art assets based on in-game art.
  • Manage relationships with internal stakeholders across studio and publisher groups
  • Work with the marketing team to identify emerging outlets, methods and best practices for marketing our titles.
  • Provide day to day management oversight for members of the marketing art team


Qualifications

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in creating marketing assets.
  • Capable of developing cutting-edge marketing videos and art.
  • Experience working with 3D and 2D art assets in video / still formats.
  • Strong skills in the Adobe CC Suite - After FX, Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator, or related software.
  • Affinity for mobile games
  • Exposure/experience with asset creation for social media platforms and mobile storefronts.
  • Experience with identifying, managing and maintaining relationships with outsourcers to deliver high-quality work on time.
  • Work with internal game teams to wrangle assets as needed for marketing/community efforts.
  • Ability to build relationships, manage stakeholders, and articulate artistic vision/direction
  • Track record of executing innovative marketing assets.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills



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

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


Marketing Video Editor/Compositor

Publishing

Big Huge Games is looking for a video editor/compositor to develop marketing-related assets for our current and upcoming game titles. We strive to build a strong, positive culture where team skills are valued as much as technical skills. We’re looking for candidates with experience supporting a high-quality product, using sustainable development practices and a continuous improvement mindset.

The ideal candidate will have experience in developing high-quality work for social media outlets and mobile game storefronts. They should have an excellent eye for developing compelling video and still images, the ability to capture and integrate gameplay footage, and awareness of emerging marketing platforms related to mobile free-to-play games. The candidate will develop art assets that support the marketing and communications strategy across all channels/touch-points.



Responsibilities 

  • Work with the marketing director and art leads to develop best methods for producing video and still content
  •  Develop art assets for branding, UA, and any additional material related to ongoing and future marketing efforts
  • Work with the marketing art lead to develop templates and pipelines for converting/creating on-brand marketing art assets based on in-game art
  • Work with the marketing team to identify emerging outlets, methods and best practices for marketing our titles


Qualifications

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in creating marketing assets
  • Capable of developing cutting-edge marketing video and art
  • Strong motion graphic skills
  • Experience with working with 3D and 2D art assets in video / still formats.
  • Strong skills in the Adobe CC Suite - After FX, Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator or related software
  • Affinity for mobile games
  • Exposure/experience with asset creation for social media platforms and mobile storefronts
  • Sound editing skills
  • Excellent file organization skills
  • Work with internal game teams to wrangle assets as needed for marketing/community efforts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong artistic and design sensibilities preferred



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


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

OPEN 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

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 possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills, a problem-solving mindset, and the ability to remain motivated 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
  • 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

Bonus

  • 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.

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.


UA Data Analyst

Publishing

Big Huge Games looking for a Data Analyst to join our User Acquisition team. We strive to build a strong, positive culture where team skills are valued as much as technical skills. We’re looking for candidates with experience supporting a high-quality product, using sustainable development practices and a continuous improvement mindset.

In this role, you will structure quantitative questions, gather internally and externally created data, employ statistical methodology in analysis of the data, and construct insightful reporting and visualizations to communicate those results to the wider team. Your analytic expertise will directly affect Big Huge Games’s growth strategy and success. As a UA Data Analyst, you will work side-by-side with our media buyers and acquisition managers, as well as with our game Product and Design teams, to grow and optimize a multi-million dollar revenue stream of profitable user acquisition for our games.



Responsibilities 

  • Build and maintain Tableau dashboards to track and optimize User Acquisition ROI at granular levels
  • Research and develop new tools and methodologies to continue to improve, automate, and innovate our profitable growth strategies
  • Develop user acquisition buying methodologies for our current and upcoming games using predictive modeling and critical thinking to ensure profitable ad spend
  • Work cross-functionally with our internal teams to provide marketing analytics services and build global best practices
  • Act as a key member of our UA team, assisting in ad optimization and UA campaign management


Qualifications

  • 1-3 years experience as an analyst in marketing, consulting, product management or similar roles
  • History of using data insights to drive decision making and growth strategy
  • Experience visualizing results and presenting to internal/external clients
  • Familiarity with programmatically extracting and refining large amounts of raw data
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in math, statistics, computer science, business, economics or other quantitative field preferred
  • Experience working in cross-team environments from around the globe
  • Able to explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Familiar with terms and concepts around paid advertising and other marketing strategies
  • Familiar with User Acquisition or general Performance Marketing Experienced with forecasting and modeling for marketing


Bonus

  • Passion for gaming and games industry!



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

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

UI Artist/UI Designer

Big Huge Games is looking for a UI Artist/UI Designer to help craft top-tier strategy gaming experiences for millions of players across the globe! Become the lynchpin of a team devoted to iterative design and world-class visuals.

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

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement GUI elements for new gameplay features
  • Collaborate with Design, Art, and Engineering staff to improve the usability of live products and craft the user experience of products still in development
  • Create assets that maintain and develop the visual identity of current and upcoming titles
  • Support marketing and branding efforts as needed

Qualifications

  • Experience with mobile game development
  • A nuanced understanding of interaction design, composition, and typography
  • Experience in Photoshop or other equivalent packages
  • Strong digital asset creation skills
  • Ability to rapidly prototype and iterate through solutions
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Attention to detail

Bonus

  • Up-to-date knowledge of iOS/Android platforms and hardware
  • Experience with mobile strategy games
  • Shipped titles a plus
  • Experience in 3dsMax or Maya
  • Experience in Unity, NGUI, C#, web development
  • Familiarity with markup languages


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

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