CAREERS

We are a small studio with big ideas and a truly collaborative work environment. If you love games as much as we do, check out our current openings!

Studio Roqovan is an independent game studio developing content for emerging virtual reality and existing video game platforms. Please send your resume to jobs@roqovan.com, and include any relevant source code or examples you may have. Direct applications only, no recruiters please.

SENIOR TECHNICAL DESIGNER

Studio Roqovan | Los Angeles (Greater Los Angeles Area)

Job Description: Studio Roqovan is seeking a sharp, creative Senior Designer to create awesome gameplay experiences in a collaborative, agile environment.

Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience as a designer / scripter shipping at least one game or substantial modding work.
  • Experience working with a 3D game engine to create, design and implement compelling gameplay.
  • Extensive knowledge of game balancing, multiplayer design, and player choice.

Skills:

  • Preferred experience with Unreal Engine 4
  • Preferred experience with VR
  • Experience coding in an Object Orient Language ( C, C++, C#, Java, … etc )
  • Strong verbal and written skills with ability to ‘sell the room’ on game design proposals and initiatives.
  • Proactive team player able to recognize the importance of collaborative efforts.
  • Offer advice and suggestions for improving the game and development processes.
  • Unbridled passion for all types of games with a distinct ability to break down and articulate what does and doesn’t work in game design and execution.
  • Accustomed to rapid iteration.

Perks:

  • Small, collaborative environment with close-knit team
  • With minimal oversight on a developing project, every member can make significant contributions to impact the final game
  • Convenient location from Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, just 30 minutes from beaches, major museums, or anywhere else you’d like to go
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • Food. Seriously, these guys like to feed us

LEAD PROGRAMMER

Studio Roqovan | Los Angeles (Greater Los Angeles Area)

Job Description: Studio Roqovan, developer of World War Toons, is an independent game studio creating content for emerging virtual reality and existing video game platforms, and is seeking a lead programmer.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design, development, architecture and implementation of the core systems used by designers for developing content.
  • Continuously test, debug, profile, analyze, and optimize across all applicable platforms.
  • Contribute innovative and original ideas on all aspects of game production and development.
  • Cooperate with artists, designers and other coders on how to best utilize the current technology and resources.
  • Mentor junior programmers – there’s plenty to do, you shouldn’t be doing it all yourself.

Qualifications:

  • At least one shipped console or PC title as a lead programmer.
  • 6+ years of professional game development experience in creating high performance, AAA console or PC games with at least two shipped titles.
  • High proficiency in C++, 3D Math, and Unreal Engine 4.
  • Strong understanding of networked, mutiplayer gameplay.
  • Solid working knowledge of all technical aspects of game development facilitating the leadership of programmers outside of core expertise.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working with team leads to develop project structures, best practices, programming workflows, and scheduling.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science.

Pluses:

  • Experience developing for Virtual Reality
  • Experience porting to other consoles.

Perks:

  • Small, collaborative environment with close-knit team
  • With minimal oversight on a developing project, every member can make significant contributions to impact the final game
  • Convenient location from Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, just 30 minutes from beaches, major museums, or anywhere else you’d like to go
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • Food. Seriously, these guys like to feed us

Job Type: Full-time

SENIOR PROGRAMMER

Studio Roqovan | Los Angeles (Greater Los Angeles Area)

Job Description: Studio Roqovan, developer of World War Toons, is an independent game studio creating content for emerging virtual reality and existing video game platforms, and is seeking a senior programmer.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the design, development, architecture and implementation of the core systems used by designers for developing content.
  • Continuously test, debug, profile, analyze, and optimize across all applicable platforms.
  • Contribute innovative and original ideas on all aspects of game production and development.
  • Cooperate with artists, designers and other coders on how to best utilize the current technology and resources.
  • Mentor junior programmers – there’s plenty to do, you shouldn’t be doing it all yourself.

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of professional game development experience in creating high performance, AAA console or PC games with at least two shipped titles.
  • High proficiency in C++, 3D Math, and Unreal Engine 4.
  • Strong understanding of networked, mutiplayer gameplay.
  • Solid working knowledge of all technical aspects of game development.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working with a team of engineers.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science.

Pluses:

  • Experience developing for Virtual Reality
  • Experience porting to other consoles.

Perks:

  • Small, collaborative environment with close-knit team
  • With minimal oversight on a developing project, every member can make significant contributions to impact the final game
  • Convenient location from Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, just 30 minutes from beaches, major museums, or anywhere else you’d like to go
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • Food. Seriously, these guys like to feed us

Job Type: Full-time

UNREAL PROGRAMMER

Studio Roqovan | Los Angeles (Greater Los Angeles Area)

Job Description: Studio Roqovan is seeking an exceptional Unreal Programmer to join our team. The right candidate will have experience developing gameplay solutions for large scale games This candidate should bring a passion for games, a positive attitude, and have the ability to work well with a team.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement systems and features sets to meet specified requirements
  • Organize data flow to allow for ease of use by designers and other developers
  • Identify and solve development obstacles or risks that arise
  • Optimize code and data for memory usage and performance for both server and client
  • Collaborate with other developers so that systems work together and as intended

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in C++
  • 2+ Years professional game development experience
  • Shipped at least one game title
  • Technical game development in Unreal Engine 4
  • Able to adapt to internal coding standards
  • Strong debugging and problem solving skills
  • Structures well readable code with understandable comments
  • Strives to meet deadlines while able to assess feasible tasks
  • At least 18 years old
  • Gamer

Pluses:

  • Experience developing in VR and/or with motion controllers
  • Utilizes plenty of logging to ensure intended behaviors
  • Multi-platform experience (PC and console)
  • Experience with Client/Server architecture and Unreal Engine 4 replication
  • Online prediction and simulated movement
  • Dedicated or scalable server development

Perks:

  • Small, collaborative environment with close-knit team
  • With minimal oversight on a developing project, every member can make significant contributions to impact the final game
  • Convenient location from Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, just 30 minutes from beaches, major museums, or anywhere else you’d like to go
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • Food. Seriously, these guys like to feed us

UI/UX DESIGNER

Studio Roqovan | Los Angeles (Greater Los Angeles Area)

Job Description: Studio Roqovan is currently seeking to contract a sharp and innovative UX/UI designer for our office located in Tarzana, CA. The designer will be responsible for creating gaming menus and virtual reality UX designs in addition to working directly with our developers to enhance our users’ experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Create HUD/UI elements and overall in-game menu flow
  • Develop detailed UI specifications and design patterns
  • Implement UI art assets in game
  • Drive and own the UI flow and functionality
  • Work closely with design, art and programming team
  • Attend meetings and contribute ideas to the overall vision of the game.

Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge with Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Shipped at least 1 game on a console or mobile platform.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to present prototypes and ideas to various departments.
  • Ability to problem solve and holds extensive understanding of user-centered design principles to design a complete interface for all game features that is functional, appealing and accessible.
  • Comfortable working with 3D engine environment.

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience working with Unreal Engine and UMG.
  • Proficient with After Effects, Maya and other 3D asset tools.
  • Can create wide range of styles from traditional to cartoony.
  • Avid gamer

Perks:

  • Small, collaborative environment with close-knit team
  • With minimal oversight on a developing project, every member can make significant contributions to impact the final game
  • Convenient location from Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, just 30 minutes from beaches, major museums, or anywhere else you’d like to go
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • Food. Seriously, these guys like to feed us