In a 2D platforming game of any kind, how you design the jump defines a tremendous amount of how the game is going to feel. Since Wayward will indeed have 2D platforms, jumping is naturally the first thing we prototyped. We’re still quite early in development, and things are changing all the time, but I thought I’d take you through some of our early thinking, walk through a little basic design, and discuss a few interesting tidbits on jumping. Read more
AtomJack is an independent video game studio in beautiful Seattle, WA.
Founded by the co-creators of Plants vs. Zombies 2 and Peggle 2, industry veterans from AAA console, PC and social/mobile, the founders of AtomJack love making games and know how to make them together. And now they’re creating something completely new.
Max Anderson – Technical Director
Allen Murray – President / Executive Producer
Mohan Rajagopalan – Creative Director
David Ryan Paul – Art Director
Do you like games? Do you like to play?
We are are working on something very exciting, just for you…
When we thought about what we wanted to do next, we kept these four things in mind:
We believe in making games that contain meaning for us and the people who play them.
We create worlds with a sense of wonder and mystery and bring them to life with gameplay depth.
We build a creative environment where people are encouraged to do their best work.
We work with the best partners who share our vision and help us bring it to the world.
At AtomJack we make games we want to play – and we hope you do too!
MAKE GAMES WITH US
AtomJack is built of video game craftspeople – creators of fun, evocative, and challenging gameplay experiences for players of all ages. We create games and entertainment filled with worlds and characters that capture your imagination, with a depth of gameplay that keeps you engaged and coming back for more.
We are Human
AtomJack fosters creativity and takes pride in shipping. We are building a studio environment that is conducive to doing your best creative work; offering responsibility, independence, and the ability to have direct influence on the direction of our games. We offer competitive pay in addition to covering 100% of healthcare for employees, profit sharing and equity in the future of our studio. We want every team member to be invested and involved in the future of AtomJack.
We are Always Learning
AtomJack is a startup looking for self-directed and creative individuals who are willing to wear multiple hats, take on multiple roles, and be an active part in making both our studio and our games incredible experiences. Making games is a journey of discovery and we want to work with people who are eager to learn and grow with us.
We are Professional
AtomJack generally hires experienced people because they are best at managing their time and resources effectively, but we are always on the lookout for developers of all skills who share this quality. We believe in diversity in the workplace and are open to all applicants with the relevant skills and player empathy needed to create great games.
We are Hiring!
If you feel you’re AtomJack material, send us your resume & cover letter with links to your portfolio to email@example.com.
You can read more about what we’re up to at AtomJack here on our blog.
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