Careers

HitPoint's work culture emphasizes open communication, respect, and creativity from all members of our team.  We are an equal opportunity employer and offer full-time employees competitive compensation, health, dental, vision and life insurance, flexible work hours, employee stock options, and a 401(k) plan with employer matching.

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Open Positions

Respond via email hit@hitpointstudios.com with a resume and/or portfolio, as well as links to your work. Take some time to tell us a bit about yourself. HitPoint would love to see some examples of relevant work you’ve done for products, games, software, and the like, as well as examples of code you’ve written or art you’ve created.

HitPoint - UI Artist

About the Role

We are searching for an experienced, enthusiastic, game UI Artist to join the HitPoint team. The UI Artist will be responsible for taking game art from a brief all the way to the finished product. This will involve: assembling design references and conducting competitor analysis, wireframing and helping define UX flow by working closely with game designers, helping establish the game’s overall visual theme, creating mockups, helping the rest of the team to create and export final UI and 2D assets from Photoshop or Illustrator for use in-engine. The UI Artist will be expected to help provide design feedback and polish along the course of development.

We are searching for an experienced, enthusiastic, game UI artist to join the HitPoint team. The UI Artist will be responsible for taking game art from a brief all the way to the finished product for a variety of game genres, styles and platforms.

This job will involve: assembling style references and conducting competitor analysis, helping to wireframe menus, working closely with Art and UX directors, and helping establish the game’s overall visual theme, creating menu mockups, icons and 2D assets, and helping the rest of the team to create and export final UI and 2D assets from Photoshop or Illustrator for use in-engine.

Core Abilities & Requirements

  • A strong portfolio of your previous UI designs, ideally showing a range of varying styles in game development. 
  • The ability to create UI assets to a polished, professional standard. 
  • Experience with UI systems in game engines, Unity preferred.
  • Discerning opinions of what constitutes good UI design — knowing what you like and why.
  • Professional experience with Photoshop and/or Illustrator, including vector-art skills.
  • Experience working and communicating closely with Developers.
  • An eagerness to learn new design and technical skills.
  • Located in the Eastern US timezone

Preferred Qualifications

  • An understanding of the current Mobile Games market and its more popular design styles.
  • An understanding of best design practices for mobile usability. 
  • Experience with 2D animation is a plus.
  • Remote work is possible but ideally in the Northeast US.

Salary and Benefits

  • $68,500+
  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Flexible work hours and environment
  • Remote work is fine
  • Flexible PTO
  • 401k with match

Senior Server Engineer

HitPoint Inc. is hiring a senior server engineer with experience in architecting multiplayer games on AWS.  We’re looking for a candidate to join a team with two other back end developers and a few front end developers working to bring a new game to multiple platforms including mobile, PC and Switch. Specifically, we're looking for someone with experience in building scalable platforms for games. 

Responsibilities

  • Architect and implement server scalability through AWS and Kubernetes in collaboration with two current team members.
  • Write necessary services in golang.
  • Perform code review to ensure code is up to a high standard of quality.
  • Help manage Kubernetes deploys to minimize bugs and outages on production.

Required Qualifications

  • Experience writing scalable real-time multi-user applications
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with NoSQL, especially MongoDB
  • Experience with Redis
  • Experience with AWS services, especially EKS
  • Experience in C++, Java or Go
  • Experience with multi-threaded programming
  • Experience writing RESTful servers
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience with Git
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience working on moderately sized teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or better in Computer Science
  • Experience with Golang (https://golang.org/)

Salary and Benefits

  • $100k+
  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Flexible work hours and environment
  • Remote work is fine
  • Flexible PTO
  • 401k with match

QA Associate

Hitpoint Inc. is looking to hire a QA Associate to help with the testing effort on current and upcoming projects. An ideal candidate will have 2+ years of game QA experience with all or some of that time focused on mobile testing. Candidates should also have a knowledge of agile development practices and the game development life cycle as a whole. Any experience working with real money or social casino would be a big plus!

Responsibilities: 

  • Test the quality of HitPoint products through “Blackbox” methodologies.
  • Create, maintain, and execute test plans for core game functionality, standards compliance and compatibility.
  • Find, investigate, and report bugs using HitPoint QA Standards. 
  • Work closely with developers during all phases of development to ensure design and implementation goals are being met.
  • Smoke testing of newly created builds and bug regression.
  • Coordinate testing efforts with external QA teams.
  • Provide qualitative feedback on game designs and aesthetics.
  • Provide QA sign-off on product releases.
  • Provide coverage on other projects as necessary.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2+ years experience in QA
  • Games experience a must
  • Experience testing iOS, Android, web applications, and server
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Agile Development
  • Understanding of the complete mobile games test cycle
  • Adept at problem solving, finding the root causes of bugs, and quick to adapt to changing business schedules and timelines
  • A passion for QA and an enthusiastic game player who keeps up with the latest industry trends

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with real money or social casino games would be a plus
  • Experience with automation 
  • Experience with game development

Benefits:

  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Flexible work hours and environment
  • Remote work is fine
  • Flexible PTO
  • 401k with match

If interested, please send a copy of your resume with contact information to hit@hitpointstudios.com