Are you as passionate about MMO games as we are?

We’re looking for exceptionally talented and passionate people to join our team and work with evolving and challenging technologies in a fast-paced, creative, and fun environment. This is your opportunity to play a vital role in a rapidly growing company.

HeroEngine is a pioneer in the field of online games, and the leading developer of advanced technology solutions for massively multiplayer online (MMO) games and virtual worlds. We offer competitive financial packages, a friendly work environment, and the chance to work on great games and technology. Benefits include health, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off, and paid company holidays.

HeroEngine development is principally located in Germantown, Maryland, an area that provides a high quality of life with affordable housing, good healthcare, a wide variety of entertainment, and is within easy commuting distance of both Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia.

To apply, contact jobs@heroengine.com

Looking for talented…

3D Game Artist

  • Portfolio submission required
    • Online portfolio (web, blog, etc) required. Do not mail physical submissions or media.
    • Demonstrate examples of both real-time and high-resolution character modeling, preferably with turn-table views
    • Demonstrate examples showing wireframe, shaded model, and textured characters and/ or vehicles including software used, and technical details including poly / vertex counts, texture sizes
    • Demonstrate examples of texture layout and detail
    • Demonstrate examples of pencil and color concept
    • Demonstrate understanding of normal map generation and usage
  • Minimum Requirements
    • Junior: Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts in an art related field from an accredited institution
    • Midlevel: 3+ years professional experience
    • Senior: 5+ years professional experience
    • Lead: 7+ years professional experience with prior Senior or Lead level experience
  • Experience sculpting, modeling, texturing, and animating for real-time games or simulations
  • Experience or familiarity with standard art tools including Autodesk Maya, Autodesk 3D Studio Max, Adobe Photoshop, Mudbox / Z Brush
  • Knowledge or experience for requirements of modern / next-gen texture requirements including normal maps, ambient occlusion, etc
  • Good ability to pencil and color concept
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Professionalism, commitment, and maturity in performing job duties
  • Highly motivated team player
  • College degree preferred, advanced degree a plus
  • Plus: Knowledge or experience creating environment art
  • Plus: Knowledge of technical aspects and requirements for real-time art
  • Plus: Prior experience developing online games, virtual worlds, or client/server technology

Senior C++ Engineer

  • 3 – 6 years professional experience developing C++ in a Windows, Linux, or Mac OSX environment
  • Experience with tools and build systems, databases, networking, or other game related systems
  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal, leadership, and organizational skills
  • Proactive, self-starter/initiative, organized and detail-oriented
  • Highly motivated team player
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented
  • College degree preferred; professional or advanced degree a plus
  • Plus: Experience developing online games, virtual worlds, or client/server technology
  • Plus: Experience with scripting languages
  • Plus: Experience developing for Sony PS3 or Microsoft XBox360 consoles
  • Plus: Experience working with DirectX, OpenGL, PhysX
  • Plus: Experience working with third party middleware technology
  • Plus: Experience developing in a multiplatform environment

3d Graphics C++ Engineer

  • 3+ years professional experience (Software Engineer) or 5+ years professional experience (Senior Software Engineer) developing realtime 3D graphics software using OpenGL or DirectX / Direct3D
  • Experience developing C++ in a Windows-based, Linux -based environment, or Mac environment
  • Strong experience and knowledge of 3D math, linear algebra, and related topics
  • Experience with HLSL or GLSL
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Professionalism, commitment, and maturity in performing job duties
  • Highly motivated team player
  • College degree preferred; professional or advanced degree a plus
  • Plus: Prior experience developing online games, virtual worlds, or client/server technology
  • Plus: Experience developing for mobile devices: iOS (iPhone / iPad), Android
  • Plus: Experience developing in a multiplatform environment

C++ Engineer

  • 1 – 5 years professional experience developing C++ in a Windows, Linux, or Mac OSX environment
  • Experience with tools and build systems, databases, networking, or other game related systems
  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal, leadership, and organizational skills
  • Professionalism, commitment, and maturity in performing job duties
  • Proactive, self-starter/initiative, organized and detail-oriented
  • Highly motivated team player
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented
  • College degree preferred; professional or advanced degree a plus
  • Plus: Experience developing online games, virtual worlds, or client/server technology
  • Plus: Experience with scripting languages
  • Plus: Experience working with DirectX, OpenGL, PhysX

PHP / LAMP Stack Developer

  • 3+ years experience developing PHP in a primarily PHP / LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack environment
  • Knowledge and experience with PHP, PHP frameworks, HTML/XHTML, JavaScript, CSS, LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP), AJAX, XML, and other modern web technologies, protocols, and services
  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal, leadership, and organizational skills.
  • Proactive, self-starter/initiative, organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills
  • College degree preferred but not required; professional or advanced degree a plus
  • Plus: Experience integrating with third party billing or account services such as Visa PlaySpan, Facebook, Paypal
  • Plus: Experience in graphic design or illustration