Petroglyph is an independently owned game company. Our team is highly experienced, skilled, and fun-loving - and enjoys creating great games together in a casual environment.

We offer competitive salaries and a generous profit sharing plan, health coverage, and a matching 401K plan in one of the best places to live in the United States.

Come join us on our fun adventures! Submitted resumes will be reviewed, and we will contact you within a couple weeks if there is a position on our team for you.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and other required materials to: careers@petroglyphgames.com

No phone calls please. These are full time positions at our studio in Las Vegas.


Working at Petroglyph Benefits
  • 401k, PTO, health insurance
  • Easy access to surrounding areas
  • Game events during lunch & after hours
  • Regular cookouts & events
  • Fun co-workers to be around
  • Game library access
  • Snacks and drinks

The Fabulous Las Vegas Area

Join the Petroglyph Family

At Petroglyph, we are dedicated to making top quality games that are extremely fun and innovative, and we are always looking for new team members who share our passion. We work hard and we play hard.  In fact, we're the best ping pong players on this side of the Mississippi. Don't believe us? Bring your paddle!

 

   





Environmental Artist

We're looking for an experienced Environmental Artist with strong traditional and 3D art skills that have a history of producing exceptional work for a number of games. We're especially interested in how you use color, light and texture to build realistic 3D environments with an eye for optimal use of polygons. Of course, you must also already be a pro at Photoshop and 3ds Max.
Apply for Environmental Artist

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • The Environmental Artist is a vital part of the team who will be collaborating with Design and Engineering to create game environments from concept to completion
  • Create high quality art assets, both 3D models and 2D textures
  • Create environment assets that are game ready and collaborate directly with level designers to achieve their vision
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    Requirements:

     

  • At least 5 years of experience in game development modeling and texturing environments using 3D Studio Max, Photoshop and Zbrush
  • Solid grasp of color, form, lighting techniques for 3D assets and abilities in modeling, texturing, animation, concept drawing
  • Superior eye for light, shade, color, and detail in creating texture maps
  • Good technical ability and able to quickly master new pipelines and tools
  • Exceptional understanding of architecture and the design of organic structures and creating beautiful and evocative spaces
  • Good communication skills, self-motivation, and a great team player attitude
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
  • Experience modeling and texturing assets for a diverse visual range of environments(buildings, vehicles, plant life, organic shapes, props, etc.)
  • Have shipped AAA PC title as a 3D artist is a huge plus
  • Experience with the creation of next-gen shaders and materials
  • 2D/3D art degree, architecture degree, or equivalent preferred
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    Please submit your resume and art samples viewable via website to careers@petroglyphgames.com.

     

    Senior Designer

    The Senior Game Designer will have extensive RTS Game Design experience and will work with the lead designer and other members of the design team and in partnership with the studio's other departments to help manage the creative vision and define the fun factor of the project, ensuring they are of the highest possible industry standards. The Senior Designer also works closely with members of the production team to execute and validate the design content and work through design revisions as needed.
    Apply for Senior Designer

     

    Duties Include:

     

  • Leads, mentors and provides guidance to other game designers
  • Responsible for designing and developing products and product line concepts either independently or in collaboration with design team members
  • Designs game at interface, content and engineering levels
  • Develops concepts and treatments for products
  • Writes game scripts
  • Ensures that prototypes are developed
  • Communicates ideas with various product development personnel to solicit feedback and ensure support during prototype development
  • Creates working design documents and oversees the development of proposals for original and license-based titles
  • As required, collaborate with technical and creative Directors and Design Leads to troubleshoot, enhance or define new pipelines and processes to aid each design team's workflow
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    Qualifications:

     

  • Must be a proven Senior Game Designer with 6+ years experience with credit on at least one major AAA or RTS game title
  • Must have exceptional leadership skills and experience leading a design team
  • Must be willing and capable of taking on a larger role in the future (project lead design / creative director)
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Exceptional organization, communication, and writing skills
  • Expert knowledge of game design trends
  • Self-directed, detail oriented, problem solver with a burning desire to contribute to a uniquely creative environment
  • Experience and thorough knowledge of how the major game design elements all work together
  • Proven success in creating compelling game-play, scenarios, activities, and encounters
  • Ability to both conceptualize and implement game ideas using various tools and technology
  • An avid gamer with strong interest in pushing the game industry forward creatively
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    Please submit your resume along with salary requirements to careers@petroglyphgames.com.

     

    Unity Engineer

    The Unity Engineer is a mid to senior level game programmer. In this role they will work closely with the lead programmer, designers, artists, and musicians with a great deal of autonomy to develop new systems and gameplay. Roles often shift, and programmers will work on a variety of tasks and can learn new specialities.
    Apply for Unity Engineer

     

    Responsibilities:

     

  • Design, implement, debug and document new game systems and tools in Unity
  • Must create high quality, high performance code
  • Follow coding standards and best practices
  • Provide accurate time estimates for tasks and work within those constraints
  • Work cohesively with a team of programmers, artists and designers
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    Requirements:

     

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Expert knowledge of the Unity 3D engine
  • Excellent knowledge of C#, C/C++, Java experience
  • Knowledge and usage of 3D math
  • Experience with .NET
  • 2 or more years of game industry and networking experience highly preferred
  • Should be an avid gamer with a passion for creating great games
  • Ability to work independently and to be self-directing
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    Please submit your resume along with your salary requirements to careers@petroglyphgames.com.

     

    Network Programmer

    The Network Programmer is responsible for the multiplayer networking and back-end services of exciting new games on PC and mobile platforms. Key responsibilities include working closely with the product development teams and the core technology teams to design, implement and extend multiplayer network services and game systems.

    The ideal candidate will have the ability to architect, program and optimize C++, C# and/or Java code in existing or new systems and has a background of developing multiplayer games, game servers and back-end services for games.
    Apply for Network Programmer

     

    Requirements:

     

  • Experience in one or more areas of game networking technology with a specialization in one or more of: Network architecture (peer-to-peer, client/server), real-time game servers, front-end and back-end web development
  • Three years of experience in video game development with strong C++/C#/Java skills with first-hand experience in networking a successful video game product
  • Experience writing technical design documentation
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Computer Science or related engineering degree
  • Passion for developing and playing video games
  • Strong understanding of networking concepts and techniques
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    Preferred Requirements:

     

  • Knowledge of relational and NoSQL databases
  • 3-5 years prior game development experience, with at least one shipped game
  • Experience with complex intra-server messaging, multi-threading, bandwidth optimization
  • Familiarity with a wide range of web technologies
  • Understanding of scalability and security issues
  • Experience with anti-cheating measures
  • Unity networking and/or social integration experience
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    Please submit your resume along with your salary requirements to careers@petroglyphgames.com.

     

    Senior Artist

    The Senior Artist is an expert generalist who will maintain the initial look of the project. He or she may work cooperatively with other artists, programmers and outsourcing to ensure their work transfers to mobile correctly and to integrate art assets into the game engine. They will follow the initial artistic vision and help lead creative direction moving forward.
    Apply for Senior Artist

     

    Responsibilities:

     

  • Technical and creative liaison for outsourcing artwork
  • Understands and maintains production pipeline and workflow
  • Helps determine new production pipelines when necessary
  • Document art tools and production pipeline
  • Provide general “hands-on” art for the project, ranging from 3d modeling, texturing, animation, FX, and UI.
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    Requirements:

     

  • Expert experience in Unity Engine
  • Shipped at least one mobile game
  • Excellent knowledge of 3D Studio Max and Photoshop
  • Excellent work ethic with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in team environment
  • Design and create particle effects within Unity
  • Understands good interface designs and have the ability to create interface artwork
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    Preferred Requirements:

     

  • Experience developing for the mobile platform (iOS and Android)
  • Ability to create low- and high-polygon environment objects, characters, and other models based on art direction and gameplay requirements
  • Understanding of animation principles and 3D character animation
  • Strong desire to create exceptional games
  • Familiarity with scripting languages
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    Please submit your resume and art samples viewable via website to careers@petroglyphgames.com.