Powerhouse Gaming, located in the Sacramento, California area, is looking for talented and passionate individuals to add to our constantly expanding teams. Establishing a balance between creativity and professionalism, the company prides itself in producing cutting edge, innovative products and solutions for the rapidly expanding charitable gaming industry. Powerhouse Gaming is the leading developer of charitable gaming products in the nation and has grown rapidly over the past few years; cultivating an environment of opportunity and growth for its team members.

We are currently seeking suitable candidates to join our various teams. Please check out the exciting opportunities below and join the team!

Artist Careers

2D artist

  • Design game vision as set by the Product Owner
  • Exhibit strong execution
  • Strong Execution
  • Follow Design Principles
  • Ability to assemble and test assets to meet goals set by team
  • Turn use cases into Rough designs that will be eventually turned into mockups and prototypes
  • Mock-up icons, marketing material, & banners with a quick turnaround time.
  • Able to emulate preconceived style art
  • Ability to take character and environment concepts to final phase in a timely manner
  • Polish final character and environment assets for use in-gameĀ 
  • Create highly polished illustrations to be used in game and in marketing art
  • Ability to draw and design digital art
  • Online portfolio with high quality work
  • Ability to Illustrate
  • Strong sense of color, design, architecture
  • Team player, able to take direction, work toward very specific objectives with minimal supervision
  • Can self-manage and meet deadlines when under pressure
  • 1 - 3 Years of experience in an game development environment
  • Be able to Convey complex information in a simple manner
  • Complete Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite products (i.e. Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and After Effects), CS6 or CS7 and other similar design tools
  • Strong Understanding of usability and user experience
  • Outstanding communication skills (Both Verbal and Written)Knowledge of best practices and processes
  • A Passion for Games and Gaming
  • Animation experience Desired
  • Shipped titles preferred but other relevant experience considered

3D Artist

  • Strong sense of color, lighting, design, and architecture
  • Team player, able to take direction, work toward very specific objectives with minimal supervision
  • Can self manage and meet deadlines when under pressure
  • Be a team player and willing to work with other artists' and programmers
  • 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
  • Implement models using shaders and commercial or custom real-time lighting solutions for models to be used both in games and in cinematics
  • 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
  • Excellent eye for highest quality 3D artwork
  • Proficient in 3D Max, Photoshop, zbrush or other 3D software
  • Exceptional understanding of human and non-humanoid anatomy and a keen eye towards form, shape, structure, and silhouette in regards to modeling
  • Ability to model, rig and animate complex but realistic high-rez & low rez scenes, characters and background items
  • Familiar with current gen graphics
  • Ability to create textures for use with various shaders (specular maps, normal maps, etc.)
  • Good sense of volume, lighting and materials
  • Ability to work as a team player with designers, developers and producers

Developer Careers

Software Engineer

  • Be a part of an engineering team that will play a strategic role in developing cutting edge applications
  • Utilize and follow agile methodologies and principles
  • Work in all layers of software development to produce clean well documented code
  • Collaborate with other software engineers and software architect director to ensure best practices are
  • followed that will fit with existing architecture guidelines
  • Manage task lists and projects and identify risks
  • Successful candidates will have solid analytical and logical cognitive skills, strong technical and non- technical communication skills, as well as excellent problem resolution and technical decision making abilities
  • Experience in a software development life cycle
  • 2-3 years professional programming experience
  • Knowledge of Unity 3D or equivalent game engine
  • Proficiency in C#
  • Knowledge of ASP.Net or ASP.Net MVC. Knowledge of both preferred
  • Knowledge of SQL, specifically Microsoft SQL Server though equivalent experience in Oracle DB or
  • PostgreSQL is acceptable. Preferably at least one year of professional experience
  • Javascript and JQuery experience a plus
  • Solid HTML / CSS foundation desired
  • Amazon AWS or other cloud experience
  • Ability to develop service oriented architecture
  • Experience working with interconnected applications, specifically applications that connect over a network
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team setting and contribute your unique ideas to the team
  • Eagerness to learn and develop new skillsets in various technologies

To apply for one of the careers send us a message