Current Job Openings

    We are always interested in talented local developers seeking opportunities. Additionally, we're hiring for the following positions:

  • Senior Software Engineer
  • Animation Generalist

  • If interested, send a resume and portfolio to

    Senior Software Engineer

    Nerve Software is in search of an experienced Senior Software Engineer to join us full-time at our Dallas studio. As a member of our engineering team your job is to solve problems across many technical disciplines. You'll manage your work with minimal oversight while working in a tight-knit collaborative environment. Engineers with specializations are encouraged to apply, but the ideal candidate will have the ability to adapt their skill set to meet challenges across a range of platforms and engines.

    Skills and Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or proven equivalent experience
    • 5+ years in game development programming
    • Experience with Modern game engines (Unreal, Unity, etc.)
    • Experience with console and mobile platforms (Playstation, Xbox, Switch, iOS, Android)
    • Very strong software architecture and engineering skills
    • Very strong C++ design and coding experience
    • Excellent data structure and algorithm knowledge
    • Experience with STL and boost, other C++ libraries
    • Experience with profiling, optimization, and debugging
    • Broad knowledge of platform APIs
    • Experience with modern rendering pipelines
    • Experience with network and first-party online features
    • Well versed in software engineering principles
    • Self motivated with ability to collaborate and articulately communicate with other team members.

    Bonus Skills

    • Knowledge of low level and/or assembly instruction sets
    • Experience with working with outside developers/studios
    • Experience with other widely used programming languages for game development (C#, ObjC, python, JSON etc.)
    • Experience using first and third party tools (Razor, PIX, NVN debugger)
    Apply for this position

    Animation Generalist

    Nerve software is seeking an experienced Animator familiar with all aspects of the animation pipeline. As a generalist your job will be to take on animation related tasks from top to bottom, including rigging, skinning, animating, and engine implementation in a variety of styles. Special consideration will be made for those with interest in related disciplines such as vfx creation, 3D modelling, or tools scripting.

    Skills and Requirements

    • 2+ years of animation experience in game development
    • Competent in rigging and skinning 3D assets
    • Skilled in animating organic and non-organic forms
    • Eye for visual storytelling through movement in a range of styles
    • Proficient in Maya, Max, or equivalent
    • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 including the Skeletal Mesh Animation System and Sequencer
    • Self motivated with ability to collaborate and articulately communicate with other team members.
    • Comfortable working with minimal direction

    Bonus Skills

    • Experience with VFX editors and particle systems
    • Experience with 3D prop and material creation
    • Experience with Python, MEL, Maxscript, or equivalent scripting language
    Apply for this position