Careers

As a growing studio, we are always looking to recruit the best talent available to join our team. Even if your specific career focus is not listed in the job openings below, you can always submit a spontaneous application.

 

Open job offers

 

Age of Empires IV

  • Producer
  • Level designer
  • Map designer/scripter

Age of Empires – Legacy

  • Software Engineer
  • Game designer
  • Video Editor
  • Spontaneous application

Producer

Age of Empires IV

Job description

  • Work with internal and external teams (Production, Engineering, Localization, Certification, Quality Assurance,…) to coordinate tasks, resources, and dependencies, including features, content update and live updates, with a focus on both quality and timeliness.
  • Develop and track schedules, manage assets, identify weaknesses, bottlenecks and risks in the schedule, and troubleshoot communication and schedule dependency problems.
  • Working with a multidisciplinary team to outline overall project goals; work with other leads to complete projects.
  • Coordinate with multidisciplinary teams to ensure successful completion of assigned projects.
  • Assist in ensuring adherence to content release road map, budgets and schedules.
  • Facilitate team communication and ensure timely dissemination of information.

Qualifications

  • Management experience in the video game industry (with at least 1 completed project delivered)
  • Project Management/Leadership skills and concepts, capable of coordinating through complex projects
  • Experience working in a team environment. Strong team player.
  • Excellent communication skills, C1 English level required – conversational and written.
  • Experience with DevOps software such as Azure or JIRA is a plus.
  • Player/Development experience with RTS games is a plus (especially Age of Empires)

Location

Málaga, Spain OR Working remotely. (EU/US time zones required)

Occupation

Full-time. Contract position (Málaga based applications are standard employee contracts).

Apply here!

 

 


Level Designer

Age of Empires IV

Job description

  • Designing high quality story-driven levels in a custom editor in a custom engine.
  • Work in collaboration with colleagues and other teams to create a full game experience.
  • Adhere to design guidelines and ability to write design documentation.
  • Ability to balance design ambition within production constraints.
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines.
  • Ability to interpret and integrate constructive feedback.
  • Anticipate, identify and articulate problem areas and develop solutions.

Qualifications

  • Proven Level Design experience
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Strong communication skills to convey your vision with other stakeholders on the team
  • B2 English level – conversational and written.
  • Player experience with RTS games is a plus (especially Age of Empires)
  • Experience creating content in the Essence Engine (modding, user generated content) is a plus. 

Location

Málaga, Spain OR Working remotely. (EU/US time zones required)

Occupation

Full-time. Contract position (Málaga based applications are standard employee contracts).

Apply here!

 


Map Designer/Scripter

Age of Empires IV

Job description

  • Designing randomly generated maps in a custom editor in a custom engine.
  • Work in collaboration with colleagues and other teams to create a full game experience.
  • Adhere to design guidelines and ability to write design documentation.
  • Ability to balance design ambition within production constraints.
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines.
  • Ability to interpret and integrate constructive feedback.
  • Anticipate, identify and articulate problem areas and develop solutions.

Qualifications

  • Proven Level or Map Design experience
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Strong communication skills to convey your vision with other stakeholders on the team
  • B2 English level – conversational and written.
  • Player experience with RTS games is a plus (especially Age of Empires)
  • Experience creating content in the Essence Engine (modding, user generated content) is a plus. 

Location

Málaga, Spain OR Working remotely. (EU/US time zones required)

Occupation

Full-time. Contract position (Málaga based applications are standard employee contracts).

Apply here!

 


Software Engineer

Job description

  • Working in a C++ codebase on a custom (legacy) engine.
  • Generalist skillset, we’re not looking for a specialized set of skills.
  • Maintain and develop features for the game and the tools that go with it.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team on features.
  • Regularly debug, profile and optimize code.

Qualifications

  • Proven C++ experience
  • Experience working in a team environment.
  • B2 English level – conversational and written.
  • Player/Development experience with RTS games is a plus (especially Age of Empires)
  • You will be asked to partake in a technical test to prove your skills.

Location

Málaga, Spain OR Working remotely. (EU/US time zones required)

Occupation

Full-time. Contract position (Málaga based applications are standard employee contracts).

Apply here!

 


Game Designer

Job description

  • Designing high quality content for Age of Empires
  • Work in collaboration with colleagues and other teams to create a full experience.
  • Adhere to design guidelines from leads and ability to write design documentation.
  • Ability to create basic UI layouts and present them as wireframes.
  • Ability to conduct research on a wide variety of historical topics.
  • Ability to balance design and historicity.
  • Ability to balance design ambition within production constraints.
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines.
  • Ability to interpret and integrate constructive feedback.
  • Anticipate, identify and articulate problem areas and develop solutions.

Qualifications

  • Proven Game Design experience
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • B2 English level – conversational and written.
  • Player experience with Age of Empires games is a requirement (other RTS game experience is a plus)
  • Passion for history is a plus.

Location

Málaga, Spain OR Working remotely. (EU/US time zones required)

Occupation

Full-time. Contract position (Málaga based applications are standard employee contracts).

Apply here!

 


Video Editor

Job description

  • Edit and convert video between various formats for delivery
  • Capture and edit HD and 4K game footage
  • Produce a variety of short videos to market the company and its games
  • Create basic Motion Graphics and composite
  • Ability to clearly communicate needs to a multidisciplinary team.

Qualifications

  • You’re knowledgeable in design principles and current tools including Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop or other professional video editing platforms such as Resolve.
  • You have 1-2 years of professional experience at a game developer/publisher, TV studio, production house, or as part of a YouTube channel.
  • You adhere to workflow standards and process
  • You have great creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • You have a strong visual style and familiarity with concepts such as composition, light, space, shape, etc. as they pertain to photography/videography
  • You have a passion for games
  • B2/C1 English level – conversational and written.
  • Player experience with RTS games is a requirement (Age of Empires experience a plus)

Location

Málaga, Spain OR Working remotely. (EU/US time zones required)

Occupation

Full-time. Contract position (Málaga based applications are standard employee contracts).

Apply here!

 


Spontaneous Application

Process

Want to apply spontaneously to work at Forgotten Empires? Feel free to send us your CV and how you think you can help us out!

Location

Málaga, Spain OR Working remotely. (EU/US time zones required)

Apply here!

 

 


How to apply?

 

Please send your resume, relevant portfolio website, and a cover letter which should include:

  1. Why you are interested in working at Forgotten Empires?
  2. Your compensation expectations.
  3. What games you are currently playing?
Send your application to [email protected]

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