Shiro Games

Shiro Games is an independent video game development studio based in Bordeaux, France. Our team is made of talented and passionate developers who strive for excellence and are brave enough to make bold decisions on a daily basis. We're always looking for more great people with good hearts, a will to take on any challenge and the ability to bring a new perspective that will make Shiro Games an even better studio.

Career

Game designer

Apply : jobs@shirogames.com

Shiro Games is the maker of the million seller Northgard and upcoming Darksburg. We are looking for a talented and experienced game designer to work on an unannounced project. You must be a multi-talented designer with the ability to adapt to various forms of content or systems design. You have a strong aptitude for critical thinking and analysis, outstanding people skills, boundless creativity, a strong visual aesthetic, and a longstanding passion for playing games. Familiarity with open world RPGs and turn-based combat are a plus.

What will you do

  • Collaborate with the Creative Director, as well as Programmers and Artists on design specifications and implementation.
  • Drive world/story development and game content creation
  • Design and iterate on gameplay systems to create a world class gaming experience.
  • Practice iterative design techniques to integrate player feedback and playtest data.
  • Maintain a high level of quality while working with design and technical constraints.

What you must bring

  • At least 3 years in a Game Designer role with at least 1 shipped title.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Great creativity and writing skills
  • Extensive content and systems design experience. Ideally someone who has creatively owned complete implementations from concept to delivery.
  • Absolute passion for playing and making computer games.

Additional informations :

  • Based in Bordeaux, in a very cool neighborhood near many restaurants, pubs, etc…
  • Salary will be based on profile

Send your resume to jobs@shirogames.com.

Systems Developer

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Shiro Games, with million sellers like Northgard, and the upcoming Darksburg, is expanding to new platforms, distribution channels, and continues adding to its multiplayer infrastructure. We are looking for an experienced systems developer that will be in charge of handling these activities with a high level of autonomy and focus to details.

What you will do

  • Responsible for profiling and optimizing games performances (cpu, mem, network)
  • Collaborate with design team in order to improve custom tools
  • Integrate various native SDKs into the game (multiplayer, friend lists, 3rd party APIs, etc.
  • Contribute to network multiplayer infrastructure

What you must bring

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar position in the games industry
  • A good ability to communicate with the team
  • Being curious and ability to switch between different topics
  • Focus on getting things done, cleanly but with low overhead
  • Previous experience in high level languages (Haxe, C#, etc.) is a plus

Additional informations :

  • Based in Bordeaux, in a very cool neighborhood near many restaurants, pubs, etc…
  • Salary will be based on profile

Send your resume to jobs@shirogames.com.

3D Generalist

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Shiro Games is the maker of the million seller Northgard and upcoming Darksburg. We are looking for a talented 3D Artist to join our team on a new unannounced project. You are a multi-skilled and creative artist comfortable with modelling and production pipelines.

What your day will be like

  • Create 3D models in both low and high-polygon counts, depending on the project.
  • Create textures for modeled material using diffuse, specular and normal maps, and use good UV layout distribution to maximize quality
  • Understand and respect the identity and techniques of the project as established by Directors
  • Create assets used for art direction and gameplay prototypes
  • Work directly with the programming and game design teams in the implementation process to ensure optimal use of polygons, shaders and textures

What you must bring

  • Excellent eye for highest quality 3D artwork
  • Proficient in 3DSMax, Maya, Blender, zbrush or other 3D software, as well as Photoshop
  • Ability to create quality hand painted textures
  • Great understanding of human and non-humanoid anatomy and a keen eye towards form, shape, structure, and silhouette in regards to modeling
  • Familiar with current gen graphics
  • Good sense of volume, lighting and materials
  • Ability to work as a team player with designers, developers and producers
  • Ability to rig and animate hi-res & low-res characters and objects is a plus

Additional informations :

  • Based in Bordeaux, in a very cool neighborhood near many restaurants, pubs, etc…
  • Salary will be based on profile

Send your resume to jobs@shirogames.com.

Community Manager

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Shiro Games, the maker of the Evoland series, the million seller Northgard and the upcoming Darksburg is looking for a Community Manager with a focus on streaming and video content. You will report directly to the Marketing Director and be responsible for designing and  implementing our community development strategy.

What you will do

  • Design and execute our community development strategy
  • Help us to maintain and entertain our Discord, Twitter, Facebook and Steam communities and creating the GIFs, videos or screenshots to do so.
  • Design and create live shows, game streaming, video content, and other live content.
  • Synthesize and report community feedback, concerns and suggestions.
  • Help organize and manage events, trade shows, tournaments, etc…
  • Manage Alpha and Beta campaigns

What you must bring

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in community relationship building, streaming, partnerships/collaborations, events or related field
  • A player oriented mind that knows how to communicate efficiently and creatively with people
  • Native or fluent English
  • Good photoshop skills
  • Great social skills, both virtually and in person
  • A passion for gaming and gaming communities

Additional informations :

  • Based in Bordeaux, in a very cool neighborhood near many restaurants, pubs, etc…
  • Salary will be based on profile

Send your resume to jobs@shirogames.com.

Lead 2D Artist

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Shiro Games is the maker of the million seller Northgard and upcoming Darksburg. We are looking for a talented 2D Artist to join our team on a new unannounced project. You are a multi-skilled and creative artist comfortable with both concept art, illustration and in game assets. You will join an experienced team on a brand new game, with the opportunity to transition into a larger role on the project.

What you will do

  • Create high quality concept art that can include gameplay shots, characters, objects, architecture and environments, user interface etc. in a range of art styles.
  • Create beautiful concept art quickly and coherently.
  • Create high quality stylized illustrations.
  • Actively taking part in general design discussions and meetings, and help define and refine the art direction.
  • Troubleshooting and seeking solutions to art related problems
  • Great teamwork, ethics and self-motivation.

What you must bring

  • 3-5 years game industry experience
  • A passion for gaming
  • A varied portfolio showing different styles and techniques
  • Great autonomy and creativity
  • Experience with UI creation is a plus

Additional informations :

  • Based in Bordeaux, in a very cool neighborhood near many restaurants, pubs, etc…
  • Salary will be based on profile

Send your resume to jobs@shirogames.com.

Business Development Manager

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Shiro Games is looking for an experienced, motivated, and highly organized individual to lead its Business Development efforts.

What your day will be like

  • Research and identify new business opportunities while increasing market share with existing business partners.
  • Gather and synthesize relevant market and internal data to develop recommendations on business development priorities.
  • Negotiate terms and conditions for technologies, intellectual property and professional services.
  • Act as the main business representative to external partners on behalf of Shiro Games.
  • Ensure the execution of contract points and track partner contractual obligations.

What you must bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, MBA is a plus
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of business development experience in the video game industry, or technology/entertainment industry
  • Must have a deep understanding of licensing arrangements for technologies, intellectual property and professional services.
  • Strong networking skills and developed contact database in the video game industry
  • Solid negotiating skills and ability to close deals
  • Ability to work within a fast paced environment while managing a large variety of projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills along with effective verbal and written communication abilities
  • Able to work independently, detail oriented, and solid follow through

Additional informations :

  • Based in Bordeaux, in a very cool neighborhood near many restaurants, pubs, etc…
  • A team of 25 very talented people
  • Salary will be based on profile

Send your resume to jobs@shirogames.com.

Senior game programmer

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We are looking for an experienced game programmer to join our growing team of passionate developers on an unannounced project. This role offers the opportunity to lead our programming efforts on brand new games from prototyping to launch.

What will you do

  • Work side by side with designers, artists, and engineers implement and iterate on game systems
  • Contribute ideas toward all aspects of the game’s production and development
  • Use rapid prototyping to experiment with game design
  • Regularly play test and provide feedback on the game

What you must bring

  • Strong OO programming skills (Haxe, C++…)
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with iterative development process
  • Ability to analyze game designer requests and iterate with designers to deliver implementations that are fun and engaging while still being robust and performant
  • B.S. in computer science and 3+ years professional experience and at least one shipped title
  • A passion for making and playing games
  • Team-oriented but self-motivated

Additional informations :

  • Based in Bordeaux, in a very cool neighborhood near many restaurants, pubs, etc…
  • Salary will be based on profile

Send your resume to jobs@shirogames.com.