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.

Stardock Entertainment is an emerging leader in the PC gaming industry. It develops and/or publishes a variety of popular games including Galactic Civilizations, Ashes of the Singularity, Offworld Trading Company and more. We have been in business for over twenty years and have exciting plans to grow into the future.

We're looking for more Stardockians!

  • [+] Accounting Manager

    We are seeking an Accountant to collaboratively assist our team in our future growth.

  • This is a salaried, full-time position at our Plymouth, MI office.

    Responsibilities:
    • Day-to-day bookkeeping activities for multiple entities, including:
      • Preparation of financial statements for management, the bank, and/or affiliates
      • Prepararation of necessary entries to record financial transactions in an accurate and timely manner
      • Preparation of journal entries and related accruals
      • Prepare monthly analysis and account reconciliations, including balance sheet account reconciliations, bank reconciliations, and reconciliations of reports from external parties to internal records.
      • Perform overall reasonableness tests and other procedures necessary to verify data integrity
      • Assist in the generation of periodic financial reports including preparation of journal entries, allocations and related supporting schedules
      • Tracking of fixed asset activity
      • Maintenance of schedules supporting revenue recognition
      • Maintenance of accurate intercompany records
    • Manage relationship with external accounting firm, including coordination of the annual financial statement review and preparation of necessary tax returns
    • Assist Leadership in obtaining needed information or analysis
    • Review final corporate tax returns and reviewed financials statements prepared by the external accounting firm
    • Participate in the review and evaluation of existing and proposed internal controls surrounding financial reporting
    • Participate in the development of controls including analytical tools, reports, and systems to help maintain an effective control environment
    • Work with management to prepare and follow budgets
    • Filing sales and use tax in multi-state environments
    • Special projects as assigned
    Qualifications:
    • Expert knowledge of QuickBooks
    • Experience with multi-company and multi-division books
    • Knowledge of accounting practices and rules (GAAP)
    • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel and general knowledge of Word
    • Exceptional administrative and organizational skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Highly motivated and able to work independently
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize deadlines
    • Attention to detail
    • Preferred experience with Research and Development tax credits, Domestic Production Activities Deduction (DPAD), and IC-DISC
    • Preferred knowledge of PEO
    • Preferred experience working in an Owner Managed corporate environment

    Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and 5+ years of applicable experience; CPA preferred.

    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 "Accounting Manager" in the subject line.

    NO RECRUITERS OR PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

    Apply Now
  • [+] 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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