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Concrete Genie studio PixelOpus is making a new PS5 game with Sony Pictures Animation
It’s currently hiring staff to work on the Unreal Engine 5 project
PixelOpus is collaborating with Sony Pictures Animation on “an exciting new PlayStation 5 title”.
The Sony Interactive Entertainment studio behind Entwined and Concrete Genie is currently seeking to hire graphics and engine programmers to work on its latest project, which is being made with Unreal Engine 5.
“We are seeking a Senior Engine Programmer with a generalist skillset to architect, implement, and modify runtime and tools features of PixelOpus’ engine technology and Unreal 5,” reads one job advert.
“This position will contribute to our development process as we tackle exciting innovation and creative opportunities through a collaboration with Sony Pictures Animation.”
San Mateo, California-based PixelOpus bills itself as “a small Sony team striving to make beautiful, imaginative games with heart.”
The studio’s most recent release was 2019’s Concrete Genie, which stars lonely protagonist Ash, who’s tasked with bringing a polluted seaside town back to life with a magic paintbrush.
The PS4 game has a score of 75/100 on review aggregation site Metacritic based on 83 reviews and won Best Family Game at the Gamescom 2019 Awards.
Sony Pictures Animation’s latest releases include Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, The Angry Birds Movie 2 and The Mitchells vs. the Machines.
It’s currently working on projects including Hotel Transylvania: Transformania and a sequel to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.