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id Software is hiring across all departments for our unannounced project. We're looking for talented, self-motivated teammates with the skills and passion to drive innovation. Join our team in building premier, engaging gameplay experiences for a connected world.

Game Development Automation & Stability Engineer

Department: Engineering/Programming | Location: Dallas, TX, US


VFX Artist

Department: Art | Location: Dallas, TX, US



id Software, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, has provided technical, design and artistic leadership as a world-renowned game developer and technology innovator since its founding in 1991. id Software’s iconic brands such as Wolfenstein®, DOOM®, QUAKE® and RAGE® have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers. At id Software, everything revolves around the people; we believe in hiring the best and brightest and giving them the tools and the environment to be successful. These principles have guided us successfully for over thirty years and will continue to guide us into the future.

Formed in 1991, id Software has created some of the most recognizable and popular franchises in video game history. Since 1991, id Software has won many industry awards including a 2006 Emmy for technology and engineering. The model gun used as the inspiration for the original shotgun in DOOM, 1993. A model of the Spider Mastermind used in production of DOOM, 1993. QuakeCon is id Software’s annual convention held in Dallas, TX. The convention contains a BYOC, exhibitor area, and hosts a number of panels and guest speakers. QuakeCon hosts the largest LAN party, with over 3000 computers, in North America during its annual convention. id Software’s office “Mom” Donna Jackson celebrated her 20th anniversary with the company in January 2014. Team members testing the newest multiplayer game. Id Software team 2014.


The Ancient Gods – Part Two is the epic conclusion to the DOOM Slayer’s Saga and the second campaign expansion to the critically acclaimed DOOM Eternal.<br />You denied the gods and awoke an ancient evil. Now rally the scattered Sentinel armies, lay siege to the last bastion of Hell, break through the fortress walls, and face the Dark Lord himself. The soul of the universe hangs in the balance.<br /><br />Your war against Hell ends here.<br /><br /><a href="">Watch the Official Trailer</a> The Ancient Gods – Part One is the first campaign expansion for the critically acclaimed DOOM Eternal.<br /><br />Your war is not over… slaying the Khan Maykr left an imbalance of power that threatens all of creation. The legions of Hell have razed the heavens, threatening to expand their control across dimensions. With the aid of an old ally, battle your way back to Urdak and decide the fate of the cosmos.<br /><br />Your mission is now your own.<br /><br /><a href="">Watch the Official Trailer</a> DOOM® Eternal is the direct sequel to DOOM (2016], winner of The Game Awards’ Best Action Game of 2016. Experience the ultimate combination of speed and power with the next leap in push-forward, first-person combat. Powered by idTech and set to an all-new pulse-pounding soundtrack composed by Mick Gordon, DOOM Eternal begins as Hell’s armies have invaded Earth. Become the Slayer in an epic single-player campaign to stop the final destruction of humanity.<br /><br />The only thing they fear... is you.<br /><br /><a href="">Watch Official Trailer 2</a> DOOM returns as a brutally fun and challenging modern-day shooter experience. Relentless demons, impossibly destructive guns, and fast, fluid movement provide the foundation for intense, first-person combat – whether you’re obliterating demon hordes through the depths of hell in the single-player campaign, or competing against your friends in numerous multiplayer modes. There is no taking cover or stopping to regenerate health as you beat back hell’s raging demon hordes. Combine your arsenal of futuristic and iconic guns, upgrades, movement and an advanced melee system to knock-down, slash, stomp, crush, and blow apart demons in creative and violent ways.<br /><br /><a href="">Watch the Launch Trailer</a><br /><a class="morebutton" href="">Get It Now</a> DOOM® VFR brings the fast-paced, brutal gameplay fans of the series love to virtual reality. Immerse yourself in the UAC facility on Mars and the depths of Hell, as your skills are put to the test through intense combat and challenging puzzle-solving. Play as a cybernetic survivor who is activated by the UAC to fight the demon invasion, maintain order, and prevent catastrophic failure at the Mars facility. Lay waste to an army of demonic foes as you explore and interact with the outlandish world of DOOM from an entirely new perspective.<br /><br /><a href="">Watch the Official Trailer</a> Apophis Fell, and with it, Doomsday Began. RAGE is a groundbreaking first-person shooter set in the not-too-distant future after an asteroid impacts Earth, leaving a ravaged world behind. You emerge into this vast wasteland to discover humanity working to rebuild itself against such forces as raider gangs, mutants, and the Authority – an oppressive government regime that has a special interest in you in particular. Featuring intense first-person action, vehicle combat, an expansive world and jaw-dropping graphics powered by id’s revolutionary idTech 5 technology. RAGE promises an experience like no other. Quake is a first person shooter that was released by id Software in 1996 and the first game in the popular Quake series of video games. In the game, players must find their way out of various maze-like, medieval environments while battling a variety of monsters using a wide array of guns. The successor to id’s DOOM series, Quake built upon the technology and gameplay of DOOM, offering full real-time 3D rendering, early support for 3D acceleration through OpenGL and adding various multiplayer options. Online multiplayer became increasingly common, with the QuakeWorld update and software such as QuakeSpy making the process of finding and playing against other competitors on the Internet far easier and more reliable. Various multiplayer mods were developed including Team Fortress and Capture the flag.


id Software

1500 N Greenville Ave #700
Richardson, TX 75081

id Software is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex in North Texas. With the fourth largest metropolitan area in the USA, there is fun to be had no matter what your taste is. From our award winning restaurants and sports teams, to our world class art and history museums, the DFW area has some of the most vibrant, exciting and unique entertainment in the country. Our employees also enjoy being part of the DFW game industry organized through our local IGDA chapter.

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id Software

Frankfurt, DE

id Software’s Frankfurt studio is an extension of the Dallas office focusing on technology development and the idTech engine for DOOM® and other games in development at Zenimax-owned studios. Located in Germany’s fifth largest city, Frankfurt is host to some of the most influential trade fairs, it has the most banks in continental Europe and with its impressive skyline and Main river flowing through it, it is lovingly called “Mainhattan” by many.

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The Slayers Club is the official DOOM fan club. It's a celebration of the passion, creativity and love fans have poured into DOOM for nearly three decades. Becoming a member is free, easy, and grants access to unique Slayer and demon skins in DOOM Eternal, exclusive content, and more. We created the club to honor the fans that made DOOM what it is today and the games they love. Whether you’ve been with us since the shareware days or just discovered DOOM yesterday...welcome to the Slayers Club.

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QuakeCon is a free convention held annually in the Dallas, TX area. Thousands of computer gamers from all over the world make the pilgrimage to play with their friends on a giant gaming network, see the latest cool technology, and compete in world-class tournaments.

A huge party for every sort of gamer, from the hobbyist to the hardcore, QuakeCon is an event not to be missed.