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!

 

   





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.
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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.

     

    Concept Artist

    Petroglyph is looking for a skilled Illustrator / Concept Artist to work on our next exciting variety of games. The ideal candidate will have experience in concept drawing and illustrating a diverse visual range of characters, creatures, weapons, architecture, environments, and user interface. A great understanding of form, structure, color, light and a creative imagination is essential. The candidate should have a basic understanding of game art creation (low poly modeling and texturing) and be well-versed in related tools.
    Apply for Concept Artist

     

    Requirements:

     

  • Extremely skilled in Composition, Perspective, Value, Color and Lighting
  • Experience with industry tools such as Photoshop, Painter, and/or 3DStudio Max
  • The ability to carry an idea from the conceptual phase to the finished illustration and an understanding of translating these ideas to game
  • Self-driven, good communicator and a great team-player
  • A passion for making great games
  • Strong foundation in the traditional arts, including but not limited to figure drawing, landscape painting, and illustration
  • Preferably have at least 1 year industry experience
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    Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and art samples via website or reel to careers@petroglyphgames.com.

     

    QA / Production Assistant

    The Production Assistant assists all departments in software development and other various tasks around the company. Production Assistants are assigned specific tasks on a day to day basis and can work on several games at one time. Production Assistants are expected to fill in when needed, to provide support to production teams, and to do what needs to be done.
    Apply for Production Assistant

     

    Responsibilities:

     

  • Work closely with team members to bring a high level of polish to the game through qualitative feedback
  • Ensures the game meets a high standard of fun and playability by evaluating every aspect of the game throughout the development cycle of the project
  • Presents evaluations of the game throughout the course of the development cycle to team members including suggestions for improvement
  • Reports and tracks all reported issues, performs bug regressions and verifies fixes as requested
  • When required, assists all departments in other various tasks as assigned
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    Qualifications:

     

  • Extensive Real Time Strategy game play experience required
  • Advanced software/hardware knowledge
  • 2+ years of testing experience preferred
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    This is an entry level hourly position for local Las Vegas area candidates only. Please submit your resume 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.

     

    Producer

    Become a part of a new and innovating project. Petroglyph is seeking an experienced Producer to join our team. The Producer manages the production of a project and is the representative of the project for Petroglyph. The Producer is primarily responsible for budgeting, scheduling, staffing, tracking development, ensuring team deliverables are met in a timely manner. The Producer is also responsible for project relations with the publisher including marketing/PR, QA, OEM, and Licensing. The Producer uses his or her experience on the front lines to improve production and organizational processes, and mentors key talent within the project teams.
    Apply for Producer

     

    Responsibilities:

     

  • Coordinate production staff on our games
  • Foster communication between all departments
  • Identify pipeline bottlenecks before they occur and pro actively suggest solutions
  • Organize and stimulate the creative process
  • Interact with publisher contacts at appropriate levels
  • Work with leads to compile Technical and Design Documents and Functional Specifications
  • Create and maintain development schedules
  • Obtain necessary legal clearances
  • Manage the flow of assets and information between teams and team members.
  • Prepare presentation material and demos
  • Track payment of invoices for publishers
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    Requirements:

     

  • Minimum of 5 years working in game development with credit on at least 3 shipped titles and at least one console title
  • AAA title as Producer
  • Excellent team and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing company priorities
  • In-depth understanding of the craft disciplines needed to make a great game
  • Track record of successful management of AAA teams in the RTS genre Experience with appropriate software development processes
  • A passion for hands-on game development with a focus on attention to detail
  • In-depth understanding of Project Management practices and principles
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), time, and project management skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Project
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and communicate with all development disciplines
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    Please submit your resume along with your salary requirements to careers@petroglyphgames.com.

     

    Assistant Producer

    Petroglyph seeks an Associate Producer to be responsible for overseeing specific aspects of development on one or more projects as determined by the Senior Producer. This position supports producers and assists the team by managing and executing a variety of tasks related to the development of assigned projects or functional groups, from concept to release. Typical tasks include scheduling and tracking team member tasks and assets, reporting status, identifying and reporting risks, assisting in ensuring adherence to schedules, coordinating with resources throughout the organization to ensure successful completion of assigned projects.
    Apply for Assistant Producer

     

    Responsibilities:

     

  • Lead and drive the design and game-play development
  • Partner with the producer and the development team to ensure on-time, high quality delivery of the project
  • Internal management of art, design, and software development efforts, keeping the product development on schedule
  • Maintain and enhance necessary processes and procedures for product development. Participate and record notes for regular meetings with the project team to discuss status, resolve issues and share information
  • Help facilitate QA management and direction for responsible projects
  • Create, maintain, and drive the schedule assuring all tasks are completed and on time
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    Requirements:

     

  • Minimum of 3 years experience managing internal teams within the video game industry with 2+ shipped titles
  • Demonstrated ability to direct a team through all phases of the product development process, from pre-production to shipment
  • Proficient knowledge of one or more of the following game development disciplines: 3D art, design, programming, project management, and scheduling skills
  • Understanding of issues facing various types of game play, artistic and technical considerations, and the ability to forecast the ramifications of decisions made during the concept/pre-production phase
  • Strong written, communication, and presentation skills
  • Must be an avid gamer and have an in-depth knowledge of gaming cultures and in particular RTS titles
  • Experience managing communication between internal and external worldwide partners
  • Experience with project tracking software such as Jira and MS Project
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    Please submit your resume along with your salary requirements to careers@petroglyphgames.com.