4A Games, the company behind Metro Exodus has posted a variety of job listings specifically for a “new IP”. 4A Games appears to be hiring many staff, but there are six positions that are specifically tagged as “new IP”: three roles for design and three roles for artists.
The job descriptions don’t reveal much about the future games, but the listing for a senior tech artist goes to some interestingplaces. R&D is about finding your own path and ignoring all doubts. The majority of listings on 4A’s website seem to avoid the ‘games magician/ninja/jedi’ tendencies that can pop up in passion-based industry. They emphasize the importance of receiving critical feedback and being open to others’ ideas. This listing stands out.