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Local Job Postings for Maryland Game Designers

Do you have a passion for video game design? Is your dream job to work in the gaming industry? Well, you may be in luck. With a wide variety of game studios, the east coast, and especially Maryland, is a great location for those who would love to work at a game studio. The best part? The gaming industry is still growing with many mainstream and indie developers. Here are some openings available throughout Maryland

Firaxis

Founded by Sid Meier, Jeff Briggs, and Brian Reynolds, this studio is located in Hunt Valley. They’ve developed games such as Civilization and Pirates! As of now, job openings include:

  • Multiplayer Programmer
  • Live Service Software Engineer
  • Lead Software Engineer, Online Services,
  • User Interface Artist
  • Associate Producer
  • Graphics Programmer

Big Huge Games

Located in Timonium, this company is known for Rise of Legends, Rise of Nations, and their highly anticipated upcoming game, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning.  Their studios are located in Rhode Island and in Maryland. Here are some openings for the studio in Maryland:

  • Community Manager
  • Senior Systems Programmer
  • Quality Assurance Tester
  • Gameplay Engineer
  • Senior Producer
  • Environment Artist
  • Product Manager

ZeniMax Media Inc.

 

This media organization has headquarters located throughout the entire world. They house many famous game studios including Bethesda (The Elder Scrolls Series and Fallout 3) and id (Doom series and RAGE). If you are a fan of their work and would love to work in one of their studios, you’re in luck. There are two studios located in Maryland alone.

In Hunt Valley (ZeniMax Online Studios Division)

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Animator
  • Figure Artist
  • FX Artist
  • Level Designer
  • Outsourcing Artist
  • World Builder Artist
  • Customer Support Trainer
  • Game Support Lead
  • Support Services Specialist
  • Content Designer
  • User Interface Designer
  • PC/Network Support Specialist
  • Associate Brand Manager
  • Marketing Artist
  • Sr. Marketing Manager
  • Database Administrator
  • Database Programmer
  • Senior Platform Web Services Engineer
  • Graphics Programmer
  • QA Tester
  • QA Engineer

In Rockville(Bethesda Division)

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Windows Platform Software Application Developer
  • Animator
  • Character Artist
  • Concept Artist
  • Senior World Artist
  • Technical Artist
  • Level Designer
  • Quest Designer
  • Network Administrator
  • PC/Network Support Specialist
  • PR Manager
  • Game Programmer
  • Programming Contractor
  • Project Lead Tester
  • QA Tester Intern
  • Manager of Digital Distribution

This is just a small list of all of the developers that are hiring. Other studios such as Zynga (FarmVille) and Day 1 Studios (F.E.A.R.) are also hiring.

Aside from mainstream developers there are many there are also a lot of indie developers who are also doing the same. Studios such as Pure Bang are always looking for experienced workers to help their team.

Be sure to keep an eye out for openings since they are constantly appearing. And check back to BaltimoreGamer for updates!