Game Development @ SAU

Information and links associated with the SAU Game Development Program

Striking Distance Studios

Striking Distance Studios is a fairly new studio in California that is creating games for the PUBG universe. They have quite a few open positions, including animation, technical art, programming, QA, Environment art, hard surface artiststs, etc, as they ramp up their production.

Listing of their positions are here:

PUBG has studios around the world ( and here are a few additional locations and their listings:

Madison WI jobs (several positions, including a game play engineer and an environment artist position)

Saratoga Springs, NY (UI programmer and QA position)

Amsterdam has quite a few listings, including animation, technical art, QA, programming.



Guru animation Studio

Guru Studio is an animation studio that works primarily on children’s television animation. They are located in Toronto Canada. They have openings for a storyboard artist, production manager and a surfacing artist, but they also have positions listed as Expressions of Interest. These positions look like they are for potential future projects. Specifically they are looking for Blender artists and Unreal artists to submit resumes/portfolios.
Here is information, for instance, on the Blender post:

Squeeze Animation

Squeeze Studio Animation  is a production studio that provides high-end character animation services for any type of digital products: feature film, video game cinematics, TV commercials and more. They have 2 studios in Canada: Quebec and Montreal.

Squeeze has multiple positions open right now for a variety of projects at both studio locations. These positions range from concept art, animation (both 2D and 3D) visual development, project management and software engineer. Most are in house positions but there is at least one that is remote.

Mercury Filmworks

Mercury Filmworks is an independent entertainment company,  in Ottawa Canada, specializing in 2D and 3D animation that offer a complete range of film and television production services from concept and creative development, to design, animation, post & delivery.
They currently have a wide range of positions from storyboard, layout and background artists to animators and animation producers.

Reel FX/ Flight School Studio

Reel FX is a film studio that used to have their primary studio in Dallas. They moved most of that studio to Montreal, but still have a small studio in Dallas. They also have a game studio still in Dallas, Flight School. ReelFX as a whole and Flight School in particular have a few openings. 

VR/AR Companies Hiring

Groove VR: Has several positions including a technical artist and a Houdini artist
SurviVR: currently has a contract position for a 3D Animator

Twisted Pixel Games (primarily VR games). Several positions, including Level Designer, Character Modeler and Gameplay Programmer.

HookBang: Looking for programmers and an environment artist.

Austin Visuals: Animation jobs- 3D Animation Producer, 3D Character Rigger, and 2D Animator.

Praxent: Software Engineer positions and a UI/UX Designer

Zenimax Studios

ZeniMax Studios is a large publishing conglomerate that includes Bethesda Games, ID Software, and Arkane Studios, among others. Their studios are in various locations across the US and Canada. They currently have dozens of job openings across all these studios and locations in every area of development.