PUBG and BGMI Creator Krafton are Hiring UE5 Developers for Unannounced AAA Project: Krafton, the creators of the popular Battle Royale game PUBG: Battlegrounds, has recently posted 20 different job openings for an unannounced AAA project. All of the listed job descriptions point to a new combat-focused game. The hugely popular player versus player shooter game is a worldwide sensation that helped spark a genre that many players all over the world enjoy. Due to its success, PUBG was later released on other devices, including mobile, and has recently become free to play on PC and consoles
Furthermore, the job description specifies that the candidate should be familiar with UE5. As previously stated, this unannounced project is in its early stages. The employee will be responsible for creating engaging maps and levels that entice players. Level designers are expected to create believable environments that immerse players in the game. However, it must be implemented so that it fits together like a jigsaw puzzle. As would be expected, a wealth of experience is required to hold such a position. It is clear that KRAFTON is working on an action/shooter title.
Krafton are Hiring UE5 Developers for Unannounced AAA Project
Many positions also require candidates to be familiar with designing in Unreal Engine 5 and to have experience or extensive knowledge of action/shooter-based games and the military.
Global Project Manager, Lighting Artist, Character Artist, Prop Artist, Senior Animator, Audio Programmer, AI Programmer, Engine Programmer, Senior Technical Artist, Lead Technical Artist, Senior Environmental (Level) Artist, Lead Environment (Level) Artist, Lead 3D Artist, Technical Animator, Design Director, Technical Art Director, and Art Director are among the other positions listed on the careers page.
Over the last year or so, there has been a lot of activity involving Krafton in the games space. Thunder Tier One, a co-op strategy game, was revealed to be in development about a year ago in December 2020, and The Castillo Protocol is still in the works under the direction of Dead Space creator Glen Schofield.
Going free to play helped propel PUBG to new audiences, as Krafton announced that PUBG saw a 500 percent increase, which was noticeably greater than when it was first released in 2017.