Stardock

Careers at Stardock

At Stardock we pride ourselves in taking care of our employees - our people are our family. Because we expect only the best out of our employees, they deserve the best in return. We offer attractive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and an empowering work atmosphere filled with passionate people.

We are a developer and publisher of PC games and desktop software founded in 1991 by nationally recognized technology expert Brad Wardell. Located in Plymouth, Michigan, Stardock is a leader in the video gaming and software development world. Its PC games include Sins of a Solar Empire, the critically acclaimed Galactic Civilizations series, and the highly anticipated upcoming Ashes of the Singularity.

We're looking for more Stardockians!

  • [+] Senior Software Engineer

    We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to develop games based on our original IP. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years experience.

  • This is a salaried, full-time position at our Baltimore, Maryland office working on current and unannounced projects.

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Implement gameplay features such as spaceship combat and planet exploration
    • Implement low-level engine components
    • Collaborate and problem solve with designers, engineers, and artists to create amazing gameplay experiences
    Required Skills and Experience:
    • 5+ years game industry experience as a software engineer on at least 2 shipped games
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or equivalent
    • Excellent C++ and OOP skills
    • Experience with profiling, optimization, and debugging C++
    • Experience with version control software (git, CVS, Perforce, etc.)
    • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
    • Passion for making and playing great games
    Preference to Candidates with:
    • Experience with PC graphics & shaders
    • Experience with multithreaded, asynchronous, and distributed systems
    • Experience with client-server or peer-to-peer architectures

    If you're enthusiastic about the position and would like to tell us about it, please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@stardock.com, with "Senior Software Engineer" in the subject line.

    NO RECRUITERS OR PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

    Apply Now
  • [+] Art Lead

    We are looking for an experienced Art Lead to develop products based on our original IP. The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years experience and have lead a team on a released AAA title.

  • This is a salaried, full-time position at our Baltimore, Maryland office working on current and unannounced projects.

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Lead a small, motivated team to create high quality art assets
    • Define the artistic vision of the game through collaboration with concept artists and project leads
    • Collaborate and problem solve with a multidisciplinary group of engineers, UI designers, concept artists
    • Assist and mentor production artists to do amazing work and grow their skills
    Required Skills and Experience:
    • 5-10 years experience leading other artists in a production environment
    • Advanced knowledge of Maya, 3D Studio Max, Adobe Photoshop, & ZBrush/3D coat or comparable tools
    • Understanding of digital lighting and color theory
    • The ability to create and adapt to various artistic styles
    • Ability to identify and solve art pipeline problems
    • Experience with version control software (CVS, Perforce, etc.)
    • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
    • Passion for games
    Preference to Candidates with:
    • Traditional art/concept skills
    • Technical art background
    • Avid fan of turn-based or realtime strategy games
    • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university

    If you're enthusiastic about the position and would like to tell us about it, please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@stardock.com, with "Art Lead" in the subject line.

    NO RECRUITERS OR PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

    Apply Now
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