Technical Game Production Specialist

PLAYSTUDIOS

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Permanent or Term-Negotiable Contract


Key points

  • Dynamic startup environment in a fast-growing sector – mobile casino & casual games
  • Fun, creative, progressive, and driven work culture
  • Asia regional exposure in games, hospitality, and entertainment sectors
  • Successful business model born in North America now Top 12 globally in social casino sector

PLAYSTUDIOS Asia is a Hong Kong subsidiary of the U.S. based leading mobile & social games company PLAYSTUDIOS, Inc. We are establishing our product and operations team in Hong Kong to serve the games markets in Asia.


As we expand our portfolio of free-to-play apps, we're looking for motivated and ambitious Technical Game Production Specialist to join our rapidly growing studio. As a Technical Game Production Specialist, you will be building the player game experience. You are full of curiosity and have a blend of technical skill and artistic intuition. In collaboration with the creative, product and engineering teams, you bridge the gap between content/ creative and engineering to make the game come alive.


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Responsibilities

As we expand our portfolio of free-to-play apps, we're looking for motivated and ambitious technical game production specialist to join our rapidly growing studio. As a Technical Game Production Specialist, you will be building the player game experience. You are full of curiosity and have a blend of technical skill and artistic intuition. In close collaboration with the creative, product and engineering teams, you will bridge the gap between content/ creative and engineering to make the game come alive; you will be building the game using our suite tools and systems. You have a direct impact on the performance of our game, and your work product will be quickly visible, tested and validated.


The Technical Game Production Specialist will have duties including:

  • Building the player game experience by integrating creative assets (art, sound, effects) without sacrificing the artistic vision or exceeding the platform’s technical limits
  • Tuning and refining new game features as well as supporting game operations by refreshing content
  • Acting as a bridge between the creative and engineering teams to realize the vision of the game.
  • Helping diagnose and solve technical problems during the development, QA and go-live process
  • Investigating new techniques and best practices, then documenting them, implementing them and training the team
  • Using tools and scripts as necessary to optimize workflow
  • Optimize content for memory and performance gains while maintaining our high standards for user experience
  • You will have responsibility for smooth pipeline for designs and assets incorporating significant amounts of 2-D and occasionally 3D elements. The position requires some knowledge and experience of visual effects, scripting and computer graphics processes.

Skills / Qualifications / Experience

  • At least 1+ year experience in a comparable position/industry or a strong academic track- record and portfolio
  • Bilingual with working command of English - written and spoken
  • Strong technical background and a positive, curious attitude.
  • Detail-oriented, flexible and efficient. Energetic, pro-active. Very organized; you may be juggling multiple projects and priorities.
  • Working knowledge of Unity3D a major plus
  • Ability write scripts for the various tools involved in the art-to-game pipeline a big plus
  • Previous experience in game/mobile game development pipelines
  • Have a passion for games and a healthy respect for our players
  • Strong communication skills: you will be communicating with technical and creative teams
  • An interest in and aptitude for optimizing assets for narrow-bandwidth or low-performance environments
  • Knowledge of current production technologies and their relevant application – Adobe Creative Suite a must.
  • Additional skills such as 3-D (Maya, Modo or Zbrush) and VFX a plus. 

Reports to:  Head of Product

Travel required:  0% - 10%


Health and Other Benefits

We pay 100% of benefit premiums for Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage for our employees and 100% of their dependents’ premiums.  Health benefits are effective on your date of hire.


In addition to providing core health benefits, we provide the following:

  • 100% of the cost for Basic Life and Accident insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability protection

Voluntary Benefits

  • Full time employees are eligible to purchase additional life and accident insurance for themselves and their dependents.

Company Key Points

  • Dynamic startup environment in a fast-growing sector – mobile casino & casual games
  • Fun, creative, progressive, and driven work culture
  • Asia regional exposure in games, hospitality, and entertainment sectors
  • Successful business model born in North America now Top 12 globally in social casino sector

Our Company – PLAYSTUDIOS ASIA

PlayStudios Asia is a Hong Kong subsidiary of the United States based leading mobile & social games company Playstudios Inc. We are establishing our product and operations team in Hong Kong to serve the games markets in Asia. We are backed by dominant, multi-billion dollar market leaders in the leisure and video game industries and a collection of powerhouse venture capital firms. Our founding team has over a century of collective gaming experience.


We are building a best-of-breed development and operations group and are looking for top tier talent who can help us create and optimize high quality games in the rapidly evolving social and mobile gaming markets. Our company has the growth potential of a young up-start, with the stability and financial security of an established company. We can guarantee high quality work, AAA-entertainment brand exposure, competitive compensation and great benefits.


Our Games

Our myVEGAS mobile and social casino games have achieved over 25 million downloads with over 1.3 million daily users. Our leadership position in the social and mobile games industry has been built based on our unique combination of: high quality games with original designs, fun mechanics, and deep features combined with iconic brands like MGM Resorts, Royal Caribbean Cruises, and Shaquille O’Neal and real world resort experiences that players can earn by playing our games

  • You can check us out at http://www.playstudios.asia and http://www.playstudios.com 
  • myVEGAS Lucky Life, is available on the App Store and Google Play Store
PLAYSTUDIOS, Inc. | PLAYSTUDIOS Asia Limited | www.playstudios.com
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