Acclaimed Metal Gear Solid and Death Stranding game designer Hideo Kojima is now hiring.

His very own independent studio, Hideo Productions, just posted multiple job openings on LinkedIn over the weekend.

This confirms that he’s currently working on a new game, which is great news for fans who can’t wait to see what he has in store for his next project.

The last game they released was action game Death Stranding for Playstation 4 in 2019, and PC in 2020. It won Best Game Direction, Best Score/Music, and Best Performance at The Game Awards 2019.

Hideo Kojima’s game studio, Hideo Productions, is now hiring

Kojima Studios announcement that they're hiring for a new project in January 2022
Credit: Kojima Studios

Located in Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan, Hideo Productions welcomes applicants globally. Its job listings are written in both Japanese and English, and are tagged as “actively recruiting”.

Besides detailing the technical requirements in each role, Hideo Productions also require applicants to answer additional game-related questions, such as “Pick a game you have recently played that you found most interesting, and briefly state your reasonings”. For more technical roles, they also require you to choose one recent technological trend and expand on them.

As of writing, there are 21 job openings available, from visual artists, to sound engineers, to programmers.

List of job openings at Hideo Productions (January 2022)

  • Producter/Assistant Producer
  • Sound Designer
  • Game Designer
  • Cinematic Artist
  • Project Manager
  • Network Programmer
  • Lighting Artist
  • Recording Engineer
  • Character Artist
  • Sound Programmer
  • UI/2D Artist
  • Technical Artist
  • UI Programmer
  • Environment Arist
  • Animator
  • Weapons/Mechanical Artist
  • Game Programmer
  • AI Programmer
  • Physical Programmer
  • Tools Programmer
  • System Programmer

Apply to Hideo Productions through LinkedIn here.

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