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JOB: Game Developer, Pariah Interactive

My independent game and XR development studio, Pariah Interactive, is hiring a full-time Game Developer, and I was wondering if you could pass the listing to the IMA/ITP students and alumni:

We’re a small but growing team based in Bushwick, and we work on a variety of projects such as immersive VR experiences, educational AR applications, and video games that have been showcased at Tribeca Film Fest, Superblue Miami, New Museum, and more.

I’m happy to connect and answer questions at!

Thank you,

Faith Zeng (IMA Alum)

Pariah Interactive — Game Developer

Pariah Interactive is seeking a Game Developer!

💻 Proficient in C#, C++, and Javascript

🧩 Experienced with Unreal Engine 4

🎮 You’d be making games / digital experiences / XR

🌎 Full-time w/benefits, based in NYC

The Position

We’re looking for a Game Developer to join Pariah Interactive’s Eastern Standard Time team. This is a one-year, full-time employee position with benefits. You would be working with the core team in our Bushwick office, 40 hours a week, with flexible hours.

You would be working on a number of projects, including our in-house video game, 1000 Deaths, as well as client projects that vary in scope and medium which includes immersive VR experiences, educational AR applications, websites, video games, and other creative digital projects. Our projects have been displayed at Tribeca Film Fest, Superblue Miami, New Museum, Pioneer Works, Harvestworks, LA Music Center, and more.

You would:

  • Work predominantly in C#, C++, and/or Javascript to make games, digital experiences, and/or XR installations.
  • Plan game projects based off of specs, create prototypes and write code.
  • Help troubleshoot and debug applications, edit code based on feedback, and maintain code as needed.
  • Coordinate with other team members (designers, artists, musicians, etc.) to develop projects.
  • Meet with clients, external designers, exhibitors, or directors to plan and review projects.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has experience with game engines, particularly Unreal and Unity.
  • Writes clean, well-documented, and readable code that other members of the team can easily interpret.
  • Understands source control well.
  • Is excited to meet challenges and willing to invest time into learning new things.
  • Is willing to get their hands dirty in API documentation to solve problems.
  • Is a team player, communicative, organized, and detail-oriented.

About Us

Pariah Interactive is a small independent game and XR development studio that creates surreal experiences about real life. We work with contemporary artists and organizations to transform often untold narratives, histories, and mythologies into digital immersive experiences for wider audiences.

Our current in-house production is 1000 Deaths, a 3D choose-your-own adventure platformer about confronting interpersonal conflicts and the effects of media on the human psyche.

We’ve showcased works at the New Museum, Tribeca Film Festival, Superblue Miami, Harvestworks, Game Devs of Color Expo, and MAGFest, among others.

Our studio is based out of NYC, US, and we’ve recently opened a branch in India!


Main logistics:

  • This is a full-time employee position — a 40 hour/week, around 9-5 pm EST.
  • You’ll receive a salary (commensurate with experience) and benefits.

To Apply

  • Fill out this Google Form which will ask for your resume and a link to your website.
  • Contact Faith at (NYU IMA Alum) if you have any questions!