Double Helix Games – Why Work For Us?

Double Helix Games is a game studio with a history that stretches back almost 20 years. The studio formed officially when Shiny Entertainment, creator of classic games like Earthworm Jim, Sacrifice, MDK and Enter the Matrix, merged with The Collective, Inc., makers of Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Most recently Double Helix Games launched latest generation games Killer Instinct and Strider. In 2014 Double Helix Games announced that it had been acquired by Amazon.

Fueling the creativity, design, and technical excellence that drives all our games, Double Helix Games is home to over 60 developers in sunny Orange County, California. We are underway on fantastic new games, with an awesome work environment, frequent studio events, terrific benefits, and a spirit of creativity in everything we do.

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    I have been working at Double Helix Games as a contractor


    Interesting projects, very nice and talented crew. Management cared about the employees. Best experience I've ever had working for a game developer.


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    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Double Helix Games in October 2010.

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    I have applied this company at online. then Someone in HR called me one week later. We made an appointment phone interview next day. Supervisor asked me about how to create normal map, HOw much know about this company., and so on... actually I didn't know this company, so interview was pretty normal, and result is bad. They told me you will get a test soon, but they never called me back again. That's it.

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Headquarters Irvine, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Type Company - Private
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Double Helix Games was formed in 2007 from the combination of veteran game developers Shiny Entertainment and Foundation 9 co-founding studio, The Collective. With combined development experience totaling more than 20 years, the two studios have completely integrated into one of the largest and most experienced game makers in the world. Specializing in large-scale action games based on blockbuster franchises, Double Helix develops for all major home console platforms and have worked with a variety of high-profile properties from both film and interactive entertainment.

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