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Help Us Break New Ground for Gaming

Best known for our entertainment releases such as Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom and Civilization III: Conquests we also harness the power of game technology to create cutting-edge simulation tools for military, medical, and homeland security clients.

Development on our flagship development platform product, mōsbē™, and our first-of-its-kind medical training tool Pulse!! ™ provide exciting career opportunities to pioneer a future for applications of game-based technology as you help create solutions to critical and complex real-world problems.

If you are interested in being part of a growing, talented group of people creating next-generation entertainment software and innovative real-world simulation products, please email us your resumes; at the addresses below or contact us via our online form.

Please include 'BreakAway Online Job Posting' in the subject line of your email.

Recruiters: You must have an agreement in place to submit candidates for consideration.

We greatly appreciate your interest in BreakAway. Because of the large volume of applications that we receive, it is impossible for us to speak with every candidate personally. After review of our staffing requirements and matching the candidate credentials, the most qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. We will retain all resumes for one year for future considerations.

Open Positions

Technical Artist

We are looking for the right person to be a Technical Artist of our Hunt Valley Studio. The right candidate is technically minded and also an artist at heart and has the ability to digest, understand, solve and communicate highly technical challenges on present and future pipelines. BreakAway Games is located in Hunt Valley MD in the greater Baltimore-Washington area. BreakAway Games has a generous compensation package which includes health, dental, vision and 401K participation.

Responsibilities

  • Learn, solve and address team and customer technical requirements
  • Work with programmers and artists to develop art-centric tools and scripts
  • Create user interfaces for applications and web-sites.
  • Create 3D models, UV and texture.

Skills

  • Ability to think creatively to resolve technical challenges and limitations
  • Proficient in 3d and animation tools including 3d Max and Maya
  • Proficient in 2d paint programs including Photoshop.
  • Front-end website development with jQuery and HTML5
  • Familiar with the Unity game engine
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to grow professionally in a highly flexible and fast-moving environment

Education

  • BFA, BA, BS or equivalent.

Pluses

  • Familiar with the facial rigging pipeline, especially using FaceFX
  • Backend web experience with PHP and SQL
  • A passion for making and playing games

Contact

Email: resumes1013b@breakawayltd.com - Please put Technical Artist in Message line.

Or mail to:
BreakAway Games
11311 McCormick Rd, Suite 400
Hunt Valley, MD 21031

Attn: Art Manager

Please include a resume and portfolio and/or demo reel.


Web Developer

We are looking for the right person to be a Web Developer at our Hunt Valley Studio. This position involves leading custom web development throughout the entire project life cycle. BreakAway’s web developer will be responsible for the graphic design of user interfaces for web deployment, while understanding the requirements and constraints related to that domain. They should understand to a functional degree how web deployed graphics work with supporting programming. The right individual for this role will be a motivated and energetic developer who takes initiative, enjoys finding solutions to a varying number of challenges, is detail-oriented, and takes extreme pride in their work. BreakAway Games is located in Hunt Valley MD in the greater Baltimore-Washington area. BreakAway Games has a generous compensation package which includes, health, dental, vision and 401K participation.

Responsibilities

  • Creation of site layout/user interface from provided design concepts by using standard HTML/CSS practices.
  • Ability of creating and publishing web pages for prototype and review purposes
  • Ability to produce web content in a production pipeline where user interface engineers can clearly understand and adapt the content to target web site functionality.
  • Ability to work effectively with employees in other disciplines, such as user interface engineers and system designers.
  • Ability to gather work specifications and requirements as needed.

Skills

  • 2+ years of rapid web development, using HTML, CSS, ASP, Flash preferred.
  • 2+ years experience with COTS graphic tools, using Photoshop
  • Ability to communicate directly with peers, managers, and clients while leading development to a completed and successful solution.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to grow professionally in a highly flexible and fast-moving environment

Requirements

  • BFA, BA, BS or equivalent.

Pluses

  • Previous experience using the following web-oriented packages and supporting languages: Unity 3D and C#, Action Script 3, Javascript or Java, Silverlight and C#
  • Previous experience using the following graphic design packages: Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Expression Blend and Design

Contact

Email: resumes1013b@breakawayltd.com - Please put Web Developer in Message line.

Or mail to:
BreakAway Games
11311 McCormick Rd, Suite 400
Hunt Valley, MD 21031

Attn: Art Manager

Please include a resume and Portfolio including web sites designed and published by candidate.


Web Architect

We are looking for the right person to be a key member of our Hunt Valley, studio. BreakAway’s Web Architect will be capable of fully cycle project leadership including application architecture, design input, site layout/user interface, database design/programming and .NET development. The right individual for this role will be a motivated and energetic developer who takes initiative, enjoys finding solutions to a varying number of challenges and is detail-oriented and takes extreme pride in their work.

Responsibilities

  • Identify, recommend, and prioritize new web features and applications in conjunction with proposals and projects
  • Collaborate with web developers in the development and integration of graphical and multimedia components into web sites and other web applications
  • Conduct research into current and emerging web technologies and issues in support of web development efforts.
  • Track and evaluate new standards, technologies and trends in web architecture, development, design, and delivery.
  • Perform cost-benefit analyses of proposed web implementations, enhancements, and modifications for IT projects.

Requirements

  • 3+ years of rapid web development, architecture and deployment
  • Functional knowledge of Web platforms, technologies, protocols, and publishing tools e.g. XML, XSLT, Java/Microsoft web development tools, web services, html.
  • Hands-on experience with web-database integration and a range of relational database platforms, in particular SQL Server, MySQL.
  • Knowledge of web authoring and development tools like HTML, XML, .Net, ASP, Java Script, Ajax, MVC , Apache, HTML5, perforce, subversion
  • Solid understanding of OOD and OOP, appropriate design patterns, and programming languages such as C# and Java
  • First-hand experience deploying and administering web sites and portals on standalone and cloud-based servers
  • A solid understanding of web application development processes, from layout/user interface to relational database structures.
  • Ability to communicate directly with peers, managers, and clients while leading development to a completed and successful solution.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to grow professionally in a highly flexible and fast-moving environment.
  • BS from an accredited college.

Pluses

  • Experience with web page development using Flash, Unity 3D, Silverlight
  • Experience with graphic art programs using Photoshop
  • Experience with 3d art development using 3D Studio Max, Maya

Contact

Email: resumes1013a@breakawayltd.com - Please put Web Architect in Message line.

Or mail to:
BreakAway Games
11311 McCormick Rd, Suite 400
Hunt Valley, MD 21031

Attn: Hiring Manager

Please send resume and any examples of your work, including websites.


Our top game designers can now create and destroy complex virtual worlds, entrancing us in powerful ways. They could do the same to save the world we actually inhabit.

: Paul Loeb, Working For Change

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11311 McCormick Rd., Suite 400
Hunt Valley, MD 21031
Telephone: 410.683.1702
Fax: 410.316.9228

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