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Open Positions

Qualified candidates may submit a resume by using the ‘apply now’ buttons or by sending an e-mail to recruiting@robotentertainment.com. Resumes for all positions will be kept on file for future reference.

Technical Artist | Rigging/Pipeline/Tools

Robot Entertainment, the independent developer of the Orcs Must Die! and Hero Academy franchises is looking for a Character Rigger & Technical Artist to join its staff on a full-time basis. This individual will have responsibilities for creating character rigs, skinning models and developing art tools for artists on one of our new projects currently in development, working collaboratively with development teams.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Able to create and maintain high quality and complex character rigs in Maya;

  • Able to skin character and object models with an eye for quality deformation;

  • Can develop new and maintain pre-existing content and rigging pipeline tools;

  • Can set up assets in Unreal Engine 4, such as physics, cloth, and blueprints;

  • Has comprehensive Python scripting experience;

  • Can work with character artists to maintain topology standards;

  • Able to collaborate with animators during the rig creation process;

  • Has effective communication skills;

  • Takes ownership and is a problem-solver;

  • Is collaborative and works well in a team environment.

Additional Skills & Experience

  • Has 2+ years relevant rigging experience in film, TV, or games;

  • Has experience with Unreal Engine 4;

  • Has 3DS Max rigging and MAXScript experience;

  • Has experience with game performance optimization.


Senior Game Programmer

Robot Entertainment, the independent developer of the Orcs Must Die! and Hero Academy franchises is looking for an experienced, generalist game programmer to join its staff.  This individual will have responsibilities across a wide variety of coding disciplines on one of our new projects currently in development, working as integral members of our small, nimble development teams.

Required Skills & Experience

  • A minimum of five years' game industry experience as a programmer, including writing and shipping games on the PC or console platforms;

  • Must have knowledge of, and be comfortable working in C++. Experience with Unreal Engine 4 is a definite plus;

  • BS/BA/MS degree in Computer Science of related field, or equivalent work experience;

  • Experience with major game development systems such as user interface, gameplay, engine architecture, or AI;

  • Skilled at integrating art, code, and feedback as the product iterates during development;

  • Good written and oral communication skills;

  • Takes ownership and is a self-starter;

  • Collaborative and works well in a team environment.

Additional Skills & Experience

  • Plays and enjoys games;

  • Has an understanding & practical experience developing multi-platform titles;

  • Has experience evaluating and integrating new technologies including plug-ins and middleware;

  • Has worked on mobile and PC-based online games.


User Interface Artist

Robot Entertainment is looking for an experienced and creative User Interface Artist/Designer to join our art staff. The position’s responsibilities include UI design, implementation and support for our entertainment products across a variety of platforms. This is an excellent opportunity for a UI Artist with game industry experience looking for new challenges.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Experience as a User Interface Artist/Designer for games

  • A minimum of three (3) years working in UX\UI

  • Can create, improve user experiences and interfaces using wireframes, prototypes, style guides, and user flows to effectively communicate those ideas to team members.

  • Is proficient using tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Axure or applicable wire-framing software

  • Strong understanding of fundamental graphic design principles (color theory, visual weight, composition, layout, typography etc)

  • Knowledge of animation principles (Squash and Stretch, Anticipation, Staging, etc.)

  • Has experience using Unreal Engine 4

Additional Skills & Experience

  • Has experience using 3d Studio Max or Maya

  • Possesses good written and oral communication skills

  • Takes ownership and is a self-starter

  • Works well as part of a team across multiple disciplines

  • Has experience developing websites is a plus

  • Plays and enjoys a variety of games


These are full-time, professional exempt positions.  Open to United States citizens or those individuals who are legally residing and working in the USA.  Robot will not facilitate or sponsor candidates for US work visas or US residency “Green Cards” for these positions.

Robot Entertainment, Inc. is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. The company shall ensure that decisions affecting employees are made without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category. This policy is administered in accordance with federal laws (including but not limited to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, Age Discrimination in the Employment Act of 1967, as amended, Equal Pay Act of 1963, as amended, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended) and all other applicable state or local law prohibiting discriminatory acts.

Robot Entertainment, Inc. is a privately owned developer of entertainment technology and intellectual property, based in Plano, Texas, USA.