Senior Sound Designer

We are looking to expand the Hazelight team with a full time Senior Sound Designer.

Hazelight is an independently owned game development studio, in March this year we released our first title A Way Out on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. We have now embarked on our next creative adventure. Hazelight is led by Josef Fares, writer and director of A Way Out and Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons.

At Hazelight we have a company culture of direct constructive feedback, always based on what would be best for our game. You must be ready to take responsibility and work efficiently and independently on assigned tasks within set deadlines. It is important that you thrive in a team setting since we are working in an open office environment.

As our new Senior Sound Designer you will work on-site with Hazelight’s great development team in our offices in Stockholm, Sweden. Earlier this year we moved into our own corner of the magnificent Münchenbryggeriet by the waterfront in Södermalm, Stockholm.

 

Responsibilities
As a Sound Designer at Hazelight you will be responsible for both design, structure, implementation and organizing of sound effects. Have a creative vision for the sound in our upcoming game. Be able to analyze the gameplay and deliver a sound that elevates the game to a new level. Our audio team strive to be as independent as possible, a good understanding of how to properly implement your sounds is a must.

 

Qualifications

– Strong communication skills and experience working within a team.

– Excellent knowledge of multiple DAW’s such as Reaper, Protools, Nueondo.

– Documented experience working with sound design on at least one AAA game.

– Excellent experience in middleware such as Wwise and or Fmod.

– Strong understanding of sound recording techniques.

– Great understanding of visual scripting such as Blueprints or equivalent.

– Fluent in English is meritorious.

– 3-5 year experience as a Sound Designer, working in the game industry.

Level Designer

We are looking to expand the Hazelight team with a full time Level Designer.

Hazelight is an independently owned game development studio, in March this year we released our first title A Way Out on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. We have now embarked on our next creative adventure. Hazelight is led by Josef Fares, writer and director of A Way Out and Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons.

At Hazelight we have a company culture of direct constructive feedback, always based on what would be best for our game. You must be ready to take responsibility and work efficiently and independently on assigned tasks within set deadlines. It is important that you thrive in a team setting since we are working in an open office environment.

As our new Level Designer you will work on-site with Hazelight’s great development team in our offices in Stockholm, Sweden. Earlier this year we moved into our own corner of the magnificent Münchenbryggeriet by the waterfront in Södermalm, Stockholm.

Responsibilities
As a Level Designer at Hazelight you will be both implementing gameplay mechanics, scenarios, puzzles and levels as well as taking personal ownership over the tasks you are given.
You will need to have a close relationship with all other departments of the company to make the gameplay experience the best it possibly can be.

Qualifications

–  Strong communication skills and experience working within a team

– Excellent knowledge of Unreal Engine 4, Blueprints specifically

– Documented experience working with level design and game design

– Previous experience with scripting languages (C#, LUA, AngelScript) is a plus, but not mandatory

– Strong understanding of art, composition and lighting is a plus, but not mandatory

 

In order to apply for this position please send an Introduction letter in English and submit a portfolio to jobs@hazelight.se.
As a part of the application process you might be asked to perform a practical work test.

Technical Artist

We are looking to expand the Hazelight team with a full time Technical Artist.

Hazelight is an independently owned game development studio, in March this year we released our first title A Way Out on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. We have now embarked on our next creative adventure. Hazelight is led by Josef Fares, writer and director of A Way Out and Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons.

At Hazelight we have a company culture of direct constructive feedback, always based on what would be best for our game. You must be ready to take responsibility and work efficiently and independently on assigned tasks within set deadlines. It is important that you thrive in a team setting since we are working in an open office environment.

As our new Technical Artist you will work on-site with Hazelight’s great development team in our offices in Stockholm, Sweden. Earlier this year we moved into our own corner of the magnificent Münchenbryggeriet by the waterfront in Södermalm, Stockholm.

Responsibilities
As a Technical Artist, you will work on a wide range of tools and systems meant to aid our Artists and Designers – including writing scripts for 2D and 3D software packages, modifying the Unreal Editor, and writing in-editor blueprint tools & utilities.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Tools Scripting (Python) (Modo, Maya, Photoshop)
    Supporting Artists by working on art pipelines and editor tools.
  • C++ / UE4 C++
    Supporting Artists by modifying the editor and adding cool features.
  • Scripting / UE4 Scripting
    Supporting Artists by making blueprints and scripts.

    Optional:

  • Windows Programming (C#/C++/Java/Python)
    General windows application programming, Command-line/Winforms.
  • Technical VFX undstanding
    A technical understanding of real time visual effects systems.
  • Graphics programming, C++
    Understanding of graphics programming, Draw Calls, Render Targets, Deferred vs Forward lighting etc.
  • Shader programming (HLSL/GLSL/UE4 materials)
    Highly optional, shader programming be it UE4 material nodes or actual HLSL. 

In order to apply for this position please send an introduction letter in English to jobs@hazelight.se.
We might request a performance of a work test during this process.

Gameplay programmer

We are looking to expand the Hazelight team with a full time Gameplay programmer.

Hazelight is an independently owned game development studio, in March this year we released our first title A Way Out on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. We have now embarked on our next creative adventure. Hazelight is led by Josef Fares, writer and director of A Way Out and Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons.

At Hazelight we have a company culture of direct constructive feedback, always based on what would be best for our game.You must be ready to take responsibility and work efficiently and independently on assigned tasks within set deadlines. It is important that you thrive in a team setting since we are working in an open office environment.

As our new Gameplay programmer you will work on-site with Hazelight’s great development team in our offices in Stockholm, Sweden. Earlier this year we moved into our own corner of the magnificent Münchenbryggeriet by the waterfront in Södermalm, Stockholm.

Responsibilities
As a Gameplay programmer you will be developing various gameplay systems from their initial concept design into fully implemented and polished parts of the game. You will collaborate with the Design team on features and the feel of the gameplay, implementing requests and taking initiative in coming up with improvements to both gameplay and technical aspects.

 

Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of professional game development experience working on gameplay.

  • Experience programming in C++ and a strong understanding of programming fundamentals.

  • Greatly motivated to provide the best final gameplay experience to the player.

  • Experience with version control systems such as Perforce and Git.

  • Previous experience working in Unreal Engine 4 is a plus.

  • Knowledge of game networking is a plus.

In order to apply for this position please send an introduction letter in English to jobs@hazelight.se.
We might request a performance of a work test during this process.

Maybe you?

We do not have any open positions at the moment, but we are always interested when talented people want to be a part of our team. Feel free to send in your resumé to contact@hazelight.se and perhaps you too can be a part of Hazelight if a position opens up in your field!