QA Tester (contract)

Valkyrie Entertainment is currently looking for a QA Tester to join us on-site in Seattle to help us deliver high quality games. As a QA Tester, you will be responsible for identifying bugs, regression testing, and providing build status reports.

Level: Entry-Mid Level

Daily Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Recreate bugs and work with production to verify.

  • Identify bugs, report, and follow through to resolution.

  • Contribute to broader design discussions.

  • Write and maintain documentation for all QA related tasks.

  • Create reports for helping us understand the status of the build.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of relevant experience.

  • Passion and enthusiasm for the video game industry.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Demonstrable organization skills.

Bonus Qualifications

  • Shipped Titles.

  • Mobile Testing.

  • Test Automation/Scripting.

Get in Touch:

jobs@valkent.com

Automation Engineer

Valkyrie Entertainment is currently looking for an Automation Engineer to join us on-site in Seattle to help us deliver high quality games. You will be responsible for ensuring best practices and standards across the development team, write unit tests, deliver builds, simulate our world - automate it, while you’re at it, and help drive metrics to improve upon it.

Our debut title,  Guns Up!™ was developed and released for Playstation 4 and Steam. Our studio has also been co-developing games with numerous developers since 2003.

Level: Entry-Mid

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of game development experience on PC, console, or mobile titles.
  • Solid understanding of CS fundamentals.
  • Solid understanding of OSI traversal.
  • Excellent coding ability.
  • Demonstrable automation experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to scope all work from concept to delivery.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for the video game industry.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Daily Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Write well architected and performant code.
  • Contribute to key technical discussions.
  • Contribute to broader architecture and software design discussions.
  • Ensure delivery of all scheduled tasks.
  • Write and maintain documentation for all created systems.
  • Devops orchestration

Bonus Qualifications

  • Python/Node/Bash/C#/etc
  • Experience working with build systems (Jenkins, Teamcity, etc)
  • Experience working with repositories (SVN, GIT, P4, etc)

Get in Touch:

jobs@valkent.com

Backend Engineer

Valkyrie Entertainment is currently looking for a Backend Engineer to join us on-site in Seattle to help us deliver high quality games. You will be responsible for creating highly configurable, scalable, and performant services for our game.

Our debut title,  Guns Up!™ was developed and released for Playstation 4 and Steam. Our studio has also been co-developing games with numerous developers since 2003.

Level: Mid-Senior

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of game development experience on PC, console, or mobile titles.
  • Solid understanding of CS fundamentals.
  • Excellent C# coding ability.
  • Demonstrable backend development experience.
  • Demonstrable cloud development experience.
  • Demonstrated ability of scoping all work from concept to delivery.
  • Unity development for iOS and Android.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for the video game industry.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Daily Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Write well architected and performant code.
  • Contribute to key technical discussions.
  • Contribute to broader architecture and software design discussions.
  • Ensure delivery of all scheduled tasks.
  • Write and maintain documentation for all created systems.

Bonus Qualifications

  • Shipped titles.
  • Python/Node/etc
  • Devops orchestration

Get in Touch:

jobs@valkent.com

Conceptual Artist

Valkyrie Entertainment is seeking an experienced Concept Artist for on-site work in our downtown Seattle studio. We work with a wide range of Developers to provide artwork for their games as well as having our own internal projects that require concept art. 

Ideal candidates are able to create 2D concept art and design ideas for in-game environments, props, and architecture with an emphasis on realistic function and detail in fantastical elements.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of professional experience

  • Photoshop and other 2D tools

  • A keen eye for spatial composition, lighting, and building believable spaces

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Must be highly self-motivated and have the ability to work well within a team

  • The ability to take and give constructive criticism and maintain a professional demeanor

  • Artistic and storytelling talent to capture the thematic drama and sense of a larger world

Please send resume and online portfolio link to: jobs@valkent.com

Must be authorized to work in the United States for this position.


Environment Artist

Valkyrie Entertainment is seeking experienced Environment Artists for on-site work in our downtown Seattle studio. We work with a wide range of Developers to provide artwork for their games as well as having our own internal projects that require art. 

Ideal candidates are technically minded and able to work in engines as well as create high quality props & textures.

Bonus:

Lighting
Experience with level building and modular construction
Houdini
Substance Designer

Key skills:

Max or Maya
Hard Surface Modeling
Zbrush
Substance Painter
Familiarity with PBR pipelines

Please send resume and online portfolio link to: jobs@valkent.com

Software Engineer

Valkyrie Entertainment is currently looking for a Software Engineer to join our highly-talented team to help us deliver high quality, exciting, and, most importantly, fun games.

Our debut title,  Guns Up!™ was developed and released for Playstation 4 and Steam. Our studio has also been co-developing games with numerous developers since 2003.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of game development experience on PC, console, or mobile titles.
  • Solid understanding of CS fundamentals.
  • Excellent C# coding ability.
  • Demonstrable backend development experience.
  • Demonstrable cloud development experience.
  • Demonstrated ability of scoping all work from concept to delivery.
  • Unity development for iOS and Android.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for the video game industry.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Daily Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Write well architected and performant code.
  • Contribute to key technical discussions.
  • Contribute to broader architecture and software design discussions.
  • Ensure delivery of all scheduled tasks.
  • Write and maintain documentation for all created systems..

Bonus Qualifications

  • Shipped titles.
  • Python/Node/etc
  • Devops orchestration

Get in Touch:

jobs@valkent.com