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General Questions
  • What is Soverance Studios?

    Soverance Studios is an independent game development company, dedicated to bringing great ideas to life. Founded in 2012 by Scott McCutchen, we strive to create original content from unique ideas.

  • We use Unreal Engine to bring our ideas to life in the form of new, original intellectual properties. Our designs tend to hover around the Action-RPG genre, with a focus on gameplay and systems.

  • We generally work on projects for popular gaming platforms such as Steam, Xbox, PlayStation, Oculus VR. We've also worked on mobile apps for Android and iOS.

  • Our games are sold digitally on popular marketplaces, such as Steam, Xbox Live, or the PlayStation Network.

  • Check out our blog to find out what we're up to, and be sure to sign up for our newsletter to keep up to date on everything happening at Soverance.

Working With Us
  • We're always looking for fresh talent to help us build great things! If you're interested in working with us, we'd love to hear from you.

    Be sure to check out our Jobs page for currently available opportunities.

  • Soverance Studios is a small, independet company with limited funding, and therefore generally does not hire full time W2 employees. Instead, we tend to hire short term 1099 independent contractors to fill in skill gaps when necessary.

  • Yes! Soverance primarily offers remote working opportunities. Nearly all of our business is conducted via online services which can be accessed securely from any home network. In certain cases, a Soverance-provided VPN will be necessary to gain access to the resource.

    We do have access to a co-location facility in Atlanta, Georgia which we can use for physical, in-person meetings.

  • As a Microsoft Partner, Soverance Studios works exclusively within Windows environments, and we provide contractors with technical support for their Windows machines. Additionally, we provide certain contractors with an Office 365 subscription and @soverance.com email address, as well as access to company internal resources in Azure.

    Our games are all built with the full source version of Unreal Engine. Our source repositories are held in GitHub (for open-source projects) or Perforce (for private repos stored in Azure), and our teams communicate over email and Discord.

  • In general, Soverance Studios does not provide software or hardware to contractors. We expect contractors to supply their own hardware devices, as well as any applications they require.

    We also expect contractors to maintain their own development environments and application installs, though we do provide technical support for all contractors on Windows environments.

    For certain key roles in the Soverance organization, the person serving in this role will be provided with an @soverance.com email address and an Office 365 E3 subscription (which includes full desktop versions of Word, Excel, etc). This Office 365 subscription also includes access to various online applications hosted in Microsoft Azure.

Other Questions
  • Yes. Soverance Studios is available for custom game and application development, and we offer these services to select clients for a fee.

    If you are interested in discussing what it would take to bring your project to life, please don't hesitate to reach out to sales@soverance.com.

  • As a member of the Microsoft Partner Network, Soverance Studios is proud to offer high-quality DevOps consulting for Microsoft environments to improve the efficiency of your business. Our skills include custom application development, process automation, systems integration, service migration, network architecture, disaster recovery, and much more.

    Soverance Studios can help your organization achieve an extremely high level of technical competency in a short period of time. Whether on-prem or in the cloud, Soverance and Microsoft can help your business succeed. We offer the following services:

    • Microsoft enterprise solutions consulting
    • Active Directory / Group Policy auditing
    • Business process automation with PowerShell
    • Custom .NET and UE4 application development
    • Unreal Engine consulting
    • Network infrastructure consulting
    • Disaster Recovery consulting
    • Project Management consulting

    Soverance Studios charges consulting and development fees at a variable rate, based on the project’s scope, term, and complexity. Initial consultations (via email) and price quotes are free. To obtain an initial consultation or to price quote a specific project, please contact sales@soverance.com.

  • Soverance Studios is located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

  • Fill out the contact form at the top of this page, or send an email to info@soverance.com. We'll respond to your inquiry as soon as possible.

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