Jobs in Frankfurt

Would you like to join our team? Below you can find our open positions.  If this is you, we’ll be most happy to receive your CV and work samples. Attachments should not exceed 4MB in total. Click on a position to get further information and to apply.

Open positions

QA TESTER

QA TESTER (M/F/D)
Start date: immediately

You are:

    • A gamer: You know one key to mastering gameplay mechanics is playing games. A lot. You love it.
    • Adaptable: You are able to rapidly change direction when priorities shift, staying focused on the most relevant project and evolving to get it done
    • Thorough: Chasing bugs and finding the root of an issue is often a lengthy task but you stay on it to make sure that you have enough information for your colleagues to fix the bug.
    • A team player: You are a brilliant team player, working well with others towards a common goal. Achieving results is what matters most to you, not who gets the credit
    • Persistent: A game is developed over a long period of time and you will play it every day. It will be broken, unfinished and sometimes plain ugly. But you will test it every day, never losing your edge and the focus to help your team to make it the best game possible.
    • Stress resistant: Game development is often stressful when large workloads collide with tight schedules. The QA team has to keep a cool head when a build has to be released, balancing between the need to release a proper build and the lateness of the hour.

You will:

  • Become an integral part of our core QA team.
  • Independently test the latest developer builds and report the issues.
  • Communicate with other departments to understand their view and help them fix the issues more easily.
  • Make yourself acquainted with multiple platforms
  • Take over responsibility and make sure, that your reported issues are well and truly fixed.
  • Provide written documentation for external testing departments and help them understand our game.Your specs:
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of either PC, Xbox One or PS4
  • Good writing skills
  • Familiarity with version management systems or bug tracking databases is a plus
  • Critical approach on games

TOOLS & SUPPORT PROGRAMMER

TOOLS & SUPPORT PROGRAMMER (M/F/D)
Start date: immediately

You are:

  •  Adaptable: You are able to rapidly change direction when priorities shift, staying focused on the most relevant project and evolving to get it done
  • A problem solver: You know a problem when you see one, and you also know that if you do not tackle it right away and fix it properly, it will come back later and bite you and your fellow developers in the rear right before the deadline of the next milestone. So you get in there, look past the obvious solutions, dig deeper and get it out of the way
  • Self-managing: You collaborate with the team to potentially own any part of the project from design to implementation
  • Keen on writing simple, data oriented code that is easy to read, easy to debug, easy to maintain and easy to optimize
  • A team player: You are a brilliant team player, working well with others towards a common goal. Achieving results is what matters most to you, not who gets the credit

You will:

  • Become part of the tech team working on our in-house game engine
  • Enhance and maintain our game editor FledgEd
  • Work closely with artists and designers to improve and optimize their workflows
  • Create tools complementing our in-house game engine
  • Maintain and improve our existing build process and CIS
  • Create, test and deploy builds
  • Identify and solve problems in the build

Your specs:

  • C++, Qt, Python, Git, Perforce, SVN, TeamCity

GENERALIST/ENGINE PROGRAMMER

GENERALIST/ENGINE PROGRAMMER (M/F/D)
Start date: immediately

You are:

  • An engine geek: You prefer creating advanced technology by yourself rather than using predefined black boxes you do not have full control over
    Experienced: You have no problem finding your way around large codebases, and every issue you encounter is just another opportunity for you to improve what’s there
  • A problem solver: You know a problem when you see one, and you also know that if you put on your blindfold, the problem will come back later and bite you and your fellow developers in the rear right before the next milestone’s deadline. So you get in there, look past the obvious solutions, dig deeper and get it out of the way
  • Passionate for developing core tech: pushing boundaries is your thing, and you love taking and overcoming challenges, even if you know resources are limited
  • Self-managing: You collaborate with the team to potentially own any part of the project from design to implementation
  • Educated: your Bachelors or Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related tech field has a few scratches on it from where you’ve put it to use
  • A team player: you are a brilliant team player, working well with others towards a common goal. Achieving results is what matters most to you, not who gets the credit
  • Keen on writing simple, data oriented code that is easy to read, easy to debug, easy to maintain and easy to optimize

You will:

  • Become an integral part of our small core tech team
  • Dig deep into the codebase of our tech to improve existing systems
  • Design and implement new features and systems from scratch for multiple, unannounced projects for PC and consoles
  • Promote a culture of innovation that shares technological wisdom effectively and responsibly with other members of the tech team

Your specs:

  • C++, Qt, Python, Git, Perforce, SVN, Strong 3D Math

GAMEPLAY PROGRAMMER

GAMEPLAY PROGRAMMER (M/F/D)
Start date: immediately

You are:

  • A gamer: You know one key to mastering gameplay mechanics is playing games. A lot. You love it.
  • Passionate for developing core games: pushing boundaries is your thing, and you love taking and overcoming challenges, even if you know resources are limited.
  • A problem solver: You know a problem when you see one, and you also know that if you put on your blindfold, the problem will come back later and bite you and your fellow developers in the rear right before the next milestone’s deadline. So you get in there, look past the obvious solutions, dig deeper and get it out of the way.
  • Creative: You know gameplay programming requires creative talent in order to be fun in the end, and you are here to put yours to good use.
  • A team player: Being a brilliant team player, you love working with others towards a common goal, being it designers, artists or fellow techies. Achieving results is what matters most to you, not who gets the credit.
  • Keen on writing simple, data oriented code that is easy to read, easy to debug, easy to maintain and easy to optimize

You will:

  • Become an integral part of our small core tech team
  • Help define the feel of our core gameplay
  • Dig deep into the codebase of our tech to improve existing systems
  • Design and implement new gameplay features and systems from scratch for multiple, unannounced projects for PC and consoles
  • Surprise us and the players by adding your very personal Mojo to the stuff you’re working on

Your specs:

  • C++, Qt, Git, SVN, Perforce, 3D Math

GRAPHICS PROGRAMMER

GRAPHICS PROGRAMMER (M/F/D)
Start date: immediately

You are:

  • A graphics geek: Constantly on the lookout for new features and techniques defining the bleeding edge of real time rendering
  • An engineer: Not only do you know all the advances in realtime rendering and love talking about them, you also know the importance of being able to implement them efficiently
  • A problem solver: You know a problem when you see one, and you also know that if you put on your blindfold, the problem will come back later and bite you and your fellow developers in the rear right before the next milestone’s deadline. So you get in there, look past the obvious solutions, dig deeper and get it out of the way.
  • Educated: your Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related tech field has a few scratches on it from where you’ve put it to use.
  • A team player: you are a brilliant team player, working well with others towards a common goal. Achieving results is what matters most to you, not who gets the credit.
  • Keen on writing simple, data oriented code that is easy to read, easy to debug, easy to maintain and easy to optimize.

You will:

  • Become an integral part of our small core tech team
  • Help define the looks of our next games
  • Make sure that all the shiny features and techniques work equally well on all supported platforms
  • Dig deep into the codebase of our tech to improve existing systems
  • Design and implement new rendering features and systems from scratch for multiple, unannounced projects for PC and consoles
  • Promote a culture of innovation that shares technological wisdom effectively and responsibly with other members of the tech team

Your specs:

  •  C++, HLSL/GLSL, Git, SVN, Perforce, Strong 3D Math

SENIOR GAME DESIGNER

SENIOR GAME DESIGNER (M/F/D)
Start date: immediately

You are:

  • A gamer – you know that one key to designing great games is playing games. A lot. You love it.
  • Passionate about game design and game development
  • An experienced hands-on developer – you like to use editors and scripts, and are keen to demonstrate a high level of ownership and responsibility in your day to day work
  • Action and combat-driven – you are a subject matter expert in the area of enemy design and combat feel
  • Leading the way – you can guide and improve combat experiences big and small, from simple introductory enemies to major boss encounters (and everything in between)
  • Analytical – you have a fine understanding of the ways that combat systems can succeed or fail. You can identify when a feature is fun or not, while also exploring the causes that led to the observed outcome
  • Intuitive – you know that fun, dynamic combat may start with creative analysis, but you won’t rest until it feels great when the controller is in your hands
  • A born collaborator – You love working with others towards a common goal, whether with programmers, artists, producers, or fellow designers

You will:

  • Become a senior member of our gameplay and game design team
  • Drive and organize the design, implementation, tuning, and polish of combat encounters and features
  • Get your hands dirty – you will be responsible for a variety of combat-related tasks and express your creativity through mastery of our proprietary game development editor
  • Work closely with members of different departments (art, production, and engineering)

Your specs:

  • 5+ years professional experience in the field of game design, with an emphasis on driving combat experiences from conception to final polish
  • Working knowledge of professional game development editors
  • Some experience with complex scripting a plus

GAME DESIGNER

GAME DESIGN (M/F/D)
Start date: immediately

You are:

  • A gamer – you know that one key to designing great games is playing games. A lot. You love it.
  • Passionate about game design and game development
  • A hands-on developer – you like to use editors and scripts, and are keen to demonstrate a high level of ownership and responsibility in your day to day work
  • Action and combat-driven – you can create and improve compelling combat experiences big and small, from simple introductory enemies to major boss encounters (and everything in between)
  • Analytical – you have a fine understanding of the ways that combat systems can succeed or fail. You can identify when a feature is fun or not, while also exploring the causes that led to the observed outcome
  • Intuitive – you know that fun, dynamic combat may start with creative analysis, but you won’t rest until it feels great when the controller is in your hands
  • A born collaborator – You love working with others towards a common goal, whether with programmers, artists, producers, or fellow designers

You will:

  • Become a full member of our gameplay and game design team
  • Become a subject matter expert in the area of enemy design and combat feel
  • Get your hands dirty – you will be responsible for a variety of combat-related tasks and express your creativity through mastery of our proprietary game development editor
  • Work closely with members of different departments (art, production, and engineering)

Your specs:

  • 2+ years professional experience in the field of game design, with an emphasis on driving combat experiences from conception to final polish
  • Working knowledge of professional game development editors
  • Some experience with complex scripting a plus

ASSOCIATE VFX ARTIST

ASSOCIATE VFX ARTIST (M/F/D)
Start date: immediately

You are:

  • Passionate about sophisticated game art
  • A creative and talented artist with a very good eye for art and design
  • A dedicated team player
  • Keen to demonstrate high ownership and responsibility

You will:

  • Become a full member of our art team
  • Learn to design and create stunning visual effects for console and PC
  • Design and create VFX for complex character and environment setups
  • Work closely with members of different departments (art, animation, design and tech)

Your specs:

  • Experience in Motion Graphics and FX
  • Experience in technical aspects
  • Have reference material Motion Graphics and FX
  • Optional: Degree in art / design studies
  • Optional: Professional experience in VFX for games
  • Optional: Reference material regarding VFX for games
  • Optional: Knowledge in cinematic post production is a plus
  • Optional: Experienced in 3D modeling

VFX ARTIST

VFX ARTIST (M/F/D)
Start date: immediately

You are:

  • Passionate about sophisticated game art
  • A creative and talented artist with a very good eye for art and design
  • A dedicated team player

You will:

  • Become a full member of our art team
  • Design and create stunning visual effects for console and PC
  • Design and create VFX for complex character and environment setups
  • Work closely with members of different departments (art, animation, design and tech)

Your specs:

  • Professional experience in real-time VFX
  • Experience regarding all technical aspects
  • Having worked on published console or PC titles
  • Have excellent reference material regarding 3D modeling and texturing for games
  • Have excellent reference material regarding VFX for games
  • Optional: Degree in art / design studies
  • Optional: Knowledge in cinematic post production is a plus
  • Optional: Experienced in 3D modeling

GENERAL APPLICATION

No open vacancy that matches your skills? Send us your unsolicited application! If you’re a freelancer please also use this form.

Internships

For internships please note: We can only assign internships to students AND if the internship is required by the students university (minimum mandatory time period 18 weeks). Please provide us with the exact period of time and information that it is required by your university (Praktikumsordnung).

INTERNSHIP CHARACTER CONCEPT ART

INTERNSHIP CHARACTER CONCEPT ART (M/F/D)

Start date: 1st of March 2019

Requirements:

  • Passionate about sophisticated game art
  • A very good eye for art and design
  • In depth knowledge in concept art for games
  • Advanced experience regarding 2D character sketches and artworks
  • Excellent reference material regarding regarding sketches and artworks
  • Keen to demonstrate high ownership and responsibility

INTERNSHIP 3D LOCATION ART

INTERNSHIP 3D LOCATION ART (M/F/D)

Start date: 01st of March 2019

Requirements:

  • Passionate about sophisticated game art
  • A very good eye for art and design
  • In depth knowledge in 3D location art for games
  • Advanced experience regarding 3D Modeling
  • Excellent reference material regarding 3D modeling (3DS Max, Maya) and level art
  • Keen to demonstrate high ownership and responsibility
  • Optional: Experience in game engine level editors

INTERNSHIP GAME DESIGN

INTERNSHIP GAME DESIGN (M/F/D)

Start date: 01st of October 2019

You are:

  • passionate about game design and game development
  • A dedicated team player
  • Keen to demonstrate high ownership and responsibility in your day to day work

You will:

  • Become a full member of our gameplay and game design team
  • Design and implement sections of the gameplay experience
  • Design and implement a variety of different gameplay elements
  • Work closely with members of different departments (art, animation and tech)

Your spects:

  • First experience in professional game development editors or modding tools
  • Good technical understanding

INTERNSHIP QA

INTERNSHIP QA (M/F/D)

Start date: 18th of February 2019

Requirements:

  • Critical approach on games
  • Experience with handling PCs
  • Ability to work precisely and according to plan
  • Commitment and enthusiasm
  • Persistence and endurance
  • Demonstrate ownership and responsibility

Need help?

Sarah Wrensch

HR Management

Please use the links in the job listings to apply.

Tel: 069 – 597 979 31

E-Mail: jobs[at]deck13.com

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