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26/02/2014

Company: Outplay 

Role: Senior/Lead Designers

Location: Dundee

Contact: www.outplay.com/careers ; talent@outplay.com; @outplayjobs

The Opportunity

We are currently hiring for Senior Designers with a high degree of creativity and proven design skills with the ability to use their experience and knowledge to develop and design competitive, forward thinking and world class systems and mechanics that elevate our games above the rest

The role requires the designer to actively drive design and development across their games managing key stakeholders, timelines and KPI targets.

We are looking for dynamic experienced Designers with an encyclopaedic knowledge of freemium and mobile games ready to step up in their next role within an extremely fast paced and ambitious studio.

About Outplay

With an awesome team of 80 Outplayers working on several new products as well as updating our recent releases, Outplay is a fast paced and quality focused studio based in Dundee.

Outplay is at the heart of Scotland’s rich and vibrant games development scene. Having assembled an experienced team from all over the world as well as building great links with Scottish Universities we have a fun and bar raising culture that’s the perfect fit for developers looking to get stuck into their next career opportunity.

We love welcoming new talent to our studio and complement this with a welcoming and friendly environment, regular social activities and a heap of great benefits including a generous private health care scheme, relocation assistance, high value share scheme, healthy living and family focused benefits.

Required Talent

  • Design and direct development of quality player experiences and game mechanics through every aspect of the game.
  • Review and iterating on designs as they are implemented and frequently reviewing the game with an eye to improvements and changes to hit target milestones or KPI’s
  • Create and update clear and concise design documentation, tables and supporting diagrams
  • Willing and able to actively look for solutions and improvements to existing and new designs without prompt.
  • Must be a consistent team player that can put the needs to the project first and can champion the project when required.
  • Reflects an in-depth knowledge of competing products to use throughout development of your games and staying up to date with the latest and greatest titles across key stores.
  • Openly shares ideas and techniques with fellow team members, with the aim of making the team and company a success
  • Agile and responds well in a rapidly changing, fast paced creative environment
  • Self-motivating, outstanding attention to detail and organisation abilities.
  • Ability to contribute to the growth of the team and the company, cooperating positively with colleagues and other departments

 

Company: Outplay 

Role: Artists and Animators (Senior and Midlevel) 

Location: Dundee

Contact: www.outplay.com/careers ; talent@outplay.com; @outplayjobs

The Opportunity

We are growing our Art team over the next few months and welcome applications from highly talented Artists and Animators to join our studio and work on the high quality and ambitious new projects we have lined up for 2015 . We are hiring experienced Artists/Animators as well as at a Senior/Lead level.

Our roles are in both 2D and 3D to cover a range of product styles.
We are looking for candidates with strong creative, character and animation skills preferably with a strong working knowledge in game development processes.

About Outplay

With an awesome team of 80 Outplayers working on several new products as well as updating our recent releases, Outplay is a fast paced and quality focused studio based in Dundee.

Outplay is at the heart of Scotland’s rich and vibrant games development scene. Having assembled an experienced team from all over the world as well as building great links with Scottish Universities we have a fun and bar raising culture that’s the perfect fit for developers looking to get stuck into their next career opportunity.

We love welcoming new talent to our studio and complement this with a welcoming and friendly environment, regular social activities and a heap of great benefits including a generous private health care scheme, relocation assistance, high value share scheme, healthy living and family focused benefits.

Required Talent

  • For our lead roles we require extensive digital illustration, character and 2D and or 3D animation experience
  • Strong working knowledge of game development processes
  • High level 2D and or 3D art and animation skills
  • Strong referable art skills and the ability to learn new skills as required.
  • Ability to impart skills and knowledge to both art and non-art team members
  • Skills sets should include: Character design, Animation, UI Design, Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, Environment Design, Graphic Design, Project management, People management
  • Candidates who are naturally the art cheerleader for the product and can drive visuals forward through positive reinforcement of aesthetic and technical standards
  • Develops a referable, appropriate art pipeline designed to be as modular as possible, so that assets and processes can be repeated later and not tied necessarily to one individual.
  • Strong understanding of the needs of the project from a company perspective and can readily communicate and work with key departments (design, marketing, finance…) to produce well rounded, competitive products.
  • Has an in-depth knowledge of competing products to use throughout development of our games and stays up to date with approaches to art creation within popular titles both aesthetic and technical.

 

Company: Outplay 

Role: C++, AS3, Unity Engineers   

Location: Dundee

Contact: www.outplay.com/careers ; talent@outplay.com; @outplayjobs

The Opportunity

Outplay are currently hiring for experienced C++, AS3 and Unity Developers to join our passionate and ambitious code team.

You will be working in a dynamic and agile environment, bringing knowledge and ability to visualise how things should work and how to translate this into a functioning solution.

Working in our friendly, motivated and innovative environment you will be joining a great team and an exciting new project in early development and set for release in early 2015.
This is a perfect opportunity for strong team players to make a valued technical contribution to our final and existing products.

We are looking for Engineers who are highly motivated and goal orientated.

Outplay is in a really exciting stage of its growth with even more ambitious plans and further growth planned for this year so it’s a great time to be a part of it!.

About Outplay

With an awesome team of 80 Outplayers working on several new products as well as updating our recent releases, Outplay is a fast paced and quality focused studio based in Dundee.

Outplay is at the heart of Scotland’s rich and vibrant games development scene. Having assembled an experienced team from all over the world as well as building great links with Scottish Universities we have a fun and bar raising culture that’s the perfect fit for developers looking to get stuck into their next career opportunity.

We love welcoming new talent to our studio and complement this with a welcoming and friendly environment, regular social activities and a heap of great benefits including a generous private health care scheme, relocation assistance, high value share scheme, healthy living and family focused benefits.

Required Talent

The perfect individual will be a strong communicator with the ability to work well in a team environment. You must be able to take initiative and make decisions about technical approaches. This role requires a passionate individual, with the ability to generate confidence and to share ideas, thoughts and opinions to help drive the project.

  • 2 years+ professional experience as a Developer
  • Excellent C++/Cocos 2d-X knowledge
  • A passion for games and mobile game development
  • Demonstrable understanding of OO principles
  • Ideally additional Unity/C# skills are desirable
  • Wide understanding of game coding principles and techniques
  • Able to provide demos or sample code you have written
  • The perfect individual will be a strong communicator with the ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Can take initiative and make decisions about technical approaches.
  • The roles require a passionate individual, with the ability to generate confidence and to share ideas, thoughts and opinions to help drive the project.

 

Company: Outplay

Role: Producer   

Location: Dundee

Contact: www.outplay.com/careers ; talent@outplay.com; @outplayjobs

The Opportunity

We’re looking for an experienced Producer to help us deliver our next high quality Casual Game to millions of players worldwide.

As a Producer at Outplay you will need to use your experience, passion and leadership skills to ensure a games success from concept through to launch, as well as ensuring we maximise our products potential at launch by providing the best possible service to our players and maintaining and improving the games future development.

  • Own and Maintain the Product Backlog from initial concept through to live maintenance. Running efficient and optimal updates and milestones
  • Responsible for working with the team and stakeholders to shape the product road map to ensure we hit our deadlines and quality bar
  • Working with our in-house Analytics team to measure and analyse KPIs to help improve our games
  • Ensure team and staff performance issues are managed effectively
  • Be adept at change management; all teams move very fast and need to know impacts and available options as plans are modified
  • Be the hub of communication for all project progress, resource allocation status, and change management

About Outplay

With an awesome team of 80 Outplayers working on several new products as well as updating our recent releases, Outplay is a fast paced and quality focused studio based in Dundee.

Outplay is at the heart of Scotland’s rich and vibrant games development scene. Having assembled an experienced team from all over the world as well as building great links with Scottish Universities we have a fun and bar raising culture that’s the perfect fit for developers looking to get stuck into their next career opportunity.

We love welcoming new talent to our studio and complement this with a welcoming and friendly environment, regular social activities and a heap of great benefits including a generous private health care scheme, relocation assistance, high value share scheme, healthy living and family focused benefits.

Required Talent

  • You are a very versatile professional: You have a creative mind-set, good logical and analytical capabilities, very good soft skills, you think from a user’s point of view and you stay organized under pressure with too much to do.
  • Experience in product management in a web or games company with focus on mobile and iOS; experience as a game designer or producer in the games industry is a plus.
  • Passion for mobile products and games.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Positive attitude and strong passion for problem solving

 

Company: Outplay

Role: Graduates – All disciplines    

Location: Dundee

Contact: www.outplay.com/careers ; talent@outplay.com; @outplayjobs

The Opportunity

Over the coming months, Outplay will be continuing to recruit a wide variety of fresh talent to join its growing team and we are always interested in hearing from graduates across all departments. Particularly we are keen to hear from Engineering graduates, interested in either 2015 gameplay dev roles or developing their Infrastructure/DevOps skills.

If you are looking to join an enthusiastic and ambitious new publisher/developer and work with experienced and supportive teams to help you grow and develop further from your academic experience we would love to hear from you!

About Outplay

With an awesome team of 80 Outplayers working on several new products as well as updating our recent releases, Outplay is a fast paced and quality focused studio based in Dundee.

Outplay is at the heart of Scotland’s rich and vibrant games development scene. Having assembled an experienced team from all over the world as well as building great links with Scottish Universities we have a fun and bar raising culture that’s the perfect fit for developers looking to get stuck into their next career opportunity.

We love welcoming new talent to our studio and complement this with a welcoming and friendly environment, regular social activities and a heap of great benefits including a generous private health care scheme, relocation assistance, high value share scheme, healthy living and family focused benefits.

 

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