Available Positions

MARKETING POSITIONS

Digital Marketer, Mobile User Acquisition Specialist

About the position

This is a chance for someone to join our studio at an exciting time – we have a number of high profile projects in development that require your skill and expertise to realise their full potential.

You will have an understanding of how metrics are used to drive user acquisition strategies, an understanding of retention features and can backup up you your experience with ROI results.

You will be a team player, be a creative thinker, work on your own initiative and be able to liaise directly with the Development teams.

Responsibilities:

  • Planning and execution of user acquisition campaigns for mobile games
  • Oversee and optimise acquisition marketing campaigns across social media and mobile networks
  • Experiment, test and analyse campaigns across multiple channels
  • Use data-driven insights to enhance performance through targeting and segmentation
  • Writing new creative briefs and running A/B tests on paid social media and similar channels
  • Analyse marketing data and produce comprehensive UA reporting

Skills Required:

  • In-depth knowledge of acquisition campaigns on mobile ad channels, especially on Facebook, Instagram and similar social media platforms
  • Strong experience with campaign management tools and key performance metrics for mobile marketing campaigns
  • Excellent knowledge of Social Media marketing
  • Strong experience with user testing and customer journey optimisation on Facebook and Instagram as well as other UA channels
  • Familiarity with tracking tools and audience measurement tools (e.g. Facebook Analytics and Audience Insights)
  • Excellent communication and copywriting skills
  • Be Proactive: have a desire to suggest new content ideas and explore opportunities
  • Fast learner: there will be opportunities to learn lots of new skills in this role, and the ideal candidate will show an aptitude and passion for self-improvement
  • Analytical thinker with great attention to details

Desirable Skills:

  • Knowledge of Photoshop and ability to produce attractive ad creatives
  • Experience with Google AdWords campaigns
  • Passion for games and the games industry, particularly mobile gaming

This is a full time position and we will not be processing applications to work in a freelance capacity. 

ART POSITIONS

Senior Artist

We are currently looking for a highly experienced full-time Senior Artist to work in-house at our Nottingham based studio.

About the position

We have a number of exciting projects in development and are looking to expand our art team with a Senior artist who is as passionate about making great games as we are.

You will be required to have excellent skills in animation, modelling/texturing and you will also be adaptable to working in varying art styles from cartoon to the more realistic. As a senior artist you will help to define the art style of projects, whilst also advising and mentoring the more junior members of the team.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 4-5 years games industry experience
  • Excellent artistic ability
  • Good technical knowledge and understanding of game dev pipelines.
  • Strong portfolio showing examples of animation, 3d models and hand-painted texture maps.
  • Expert knowledge of a 3d package such as Lightwave, Maya or 3ds Max
  • Expert knowledge of Photoshop or similar
  • Strong 2D UI/graphic design skills
  • Good Unity experience
  • Zbrush experience
  • Self-motivated and disciplined
  • Team player, with good communication and leadership skills

This is a full time position and we will not be processing applications to work in a freelance capacity. 

Character Artist

We are looking for a talented Character Artist to join the team.

About the position

As we expand, so too does our demand for another talented and highly skilled Character Artist to join our studio at a very exciting time. 

You will have the opportunity to work across many different projects, so you should be able to adapt to produce engaging characters in varying styles; from realistic to fun cartoon characters.

You should have the skills to produce high quality sculpts for presentation and concepting purposes and will then take them through a production pipeline to create optimised game ready characters.

Responsibilities:

  • You will produce character concepts, sculpts and game ready characters.
  • You will create character texture maps for use in game and for promotional material.
  • Liaise between project art lead, the Art Director and Producer

Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience or 2 released games
  • Experience of game character pipelines from concept through to in game characters
  • Solid portfolio containing examples of engaging characters.
  • Exceptional illustration and hand drawn skills
  • Ability to iterate fast on ideas and concepts
  • Excellent understanding of polygon flow for animation
  • Expert knowledge of Zbrush or 3D Coat
  • Working knowledge of Unity
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence to communicate own ideas.
  • Experience of Agile development methodology – scrums, sprint planning etc.
  • Aware of latest trends in character development

This is a full time position and we will not be processing applications to work in a freelance capacity. 

Mobile Game Artist-Generalist

We are currently looking for experienced full-time 3D generalists with broad skill-sets to work in-house at our Nottingham based studio.

About the position

We have a number of exciting projects in development and are looking to expand our art team with individuals who are as passionate about making great games as we are.

You will be required to have excellent skills in animation, modelling/texturing and you will also be adaptable to working in varying art styles from cartoon to the more realistic.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years industry experience
  • Excellent artistic ability
  • Strong portfolio showing examples of animation, 3d models and hand-painted texture maps.
  • Expert knowledge of a 3d package such as Lightwave, Maya or 3ds Max
  • Expert knowledge of Photoshop or similar
  • Strong 2D UI/graphic design skills
  • Unity experience
  • Zbrush experience
  • Self-motivated and disciplined
  • Team player, with good communication skills

This is a full time position and we will not be processing applications to work in a freelance capacity. 

CODE POSITIONS

Senior Programmer

We are currently looking for Senior Programmers with broad skill-sets to work at our Nottingham based studio.

About the position

This is a chance for someone to join our studio at an exciting time – multiple projects, new ideas, quick prototyping, efficient development and diverse platforms.
If you think you can take our games to the next level with your awesome coding skills then we want to hear from you!
Essential skills and experience:
  • Minimum of 4 years Unity game programming experience.
  • 2 completed professional games / projects.
  • Major high-level language, preferably C or C++.
  • A clear understanding of development for mobile platforms, and using mobile SDK’s.
  • Understanding of design patterns and their application into game development.
  • Demonstrate the ability to write clean and maintainable code.
  • Professional experience in agile software development.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Willingness to learn and stay in touch with evolving standards and technologies.
  • Ability to mentor and guide other developers.
  • Self motivated and enjoys a challenge.
  • Team Player with excellent communication skills.
Advantageous experience:
  • 4 years mobile games industry experience.
  • Experience of native iOS or Android development.
  • Tools development within the Unity editor.
  • Extended programming in JAVA, Node.js
  • 3D API and Shader programming ( Cg / GLSL / HLSL ).
  • Experience with HTC VIVE, PSVR, Oculus Rift.
  • Good CPU and GPU optimisation skills.

This is a full time position and we will not be processing applications to work in a freelance capacity. 

Game Programmers

We are currently looking for Game Programmers with broad skill-sets to work at our Nottingham based studio.

About the position

This is a chance for someone to join our studio at an exciting time – multiple projects, new ideas, quick prototyping, efficient development and diverse platforms.

If you think you can take our games to the next level with your awesome coding skills then we want to hear from you!

Essential skills and experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years game programming experience.
  • At least 1 shipped game.
  • Excellent working knowledge of at least one of the following C# / C++
  • Broad programming skill set with examples of work.
  • Demonstrate the ability to write clean and maintainable code
  • Self motivated and enjoys a challenge.
  • Team Player with excellent communication skills.

Advantageous experience:

  • UNITY experience on mobile devices.
  • Experience of native iOS or Android development.
  • Tools development within the Unity editor.
  • Knowledge of design patterns and their application into game development.
  • Shader programming ( Cg / GLSL / HLSL ).

This is a full time position and we will not be processing applications to work in a freelance capacity. 

Backend Developer

We are looking for a talented, self – motivated backend developer to join our team.

About the position

This is a chance for someone to join our studio at an exciting time – multiple projects, new ideas, quick prototyping, efficient development and diverse platforms.

The ideal candidate has a demonstrated passion for technology, building great software and a focus on shipping clean, maintainable code.

They possess strong technical skills in software development and a solid understanding of OO and prototypal principles.
All our forthcoming games are dependant on a strong and stable server back-end so this is a real opportunity for a talented server programmer to make an immediate impact.

Essential skills and experience:

  • node.js
  • Unity and C#
  • NoSQL databases
  • Bash
  • Experience in building scalable systems
  • Excellent standard of programming expertise
  • Able to use own initiative, work methodically and work to deadlines
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use


Advantageous experience::

  • Couchbase
  • HTML5
  • Bootstrap
  • JQuery
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance
  • User authentication and authorisation between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes
  • Data migration, transformation, and scripting
  • Setup and administration of backups

All candidates must include a summary of professional , personal or academic projects demonstrating your proficiency in programming, detailing the technologies used. Links to any of your code that is available in public repositories or websites would be beneficial.

You will fit into our team to ensure that we maintain our track record for fast development, reliably solid deliveries and high quality as we expand the studio.

This is a full time position and we will not be processing applications to work in a freelance capacity. 

DESIGN POSITIONS

Senior Designer

We are looking for a talented, self – motivated Senior Designer to join our team.

About the position

We are looking for an experienced Designer to bring their passion, experience and enthusiasm to our team of growing talented developers.

This is a chance for someone to join our studio at an exciting time – multiple projects across different genres, new ideas, quick prototyping, efficient development and diverse platforms.

You will fit into our team to ensure that we maintain our track record for fast development, reliably solid deliveries and high quality as we expand the studio.

We are looking for a Designer that can be pro-active in spotting issues with a game and making suggestions on how to improve it.

We are completely transparent with our development partners so we need someone that can communicate in a clear and frank manner.

We want you to be an enthusiastic spokesperson for the game – get the rest of the team excited about your ideas and fully behind their implementation.

Skills and Experience:

  • We are looking for a Senior Designer with at least 5 years experience.
  • We need a creative individual who has an aptitude for problem solving, self-motivated to solve problems / iterate to raise quality of
  • ork, has a keen eye for the little details that improve player experience, able to accept and act upon constructive criticism.
  • Experience of taking project from conception, into production, releasing to market and updating as required.
  • You will have shipped a number of successful F2P titles – preferably on mobile devices.
  • Excellent knowledge of F2P game mechanics, loops, monetisation and retention.
  • Excellent knowledge of first-time user experiences, on-boarding, player feedback and new user journeys.
  • Experience of working with analytics and improving key KPIs to improve game performance would be an advantage.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to mentor other members of the team.
  • You will preferably have experience of designing community-focused features.
  • You understand the unique challenges of creating games for a casual market.
  • You have experience of using metrics and playtests to prioritise improvements to the game based on that data.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinate with the Product Owners to create a design direction or brief for projects.
  • Take the brief and run with it – work with the team to fully scope out a design that can be used for planning and implementation.
  • Concisely document these designs on our internal wiki – no massive GDDs or bibles required but step-by-step bullet points and diagrams to ensure the vision of the game is clear. This must also remain up-to-date as the game is developed and updated to avoid confusion.
  • Pull out the essentials from an idea to design a potential prototype that can prove an idea in hours or days – successfully prove the idea so it is ready for full development or fail quickly, learn what didn’t work and move on.
  • Research – play completing products and review objectively – keep up-to-date with the latest gaming trends and design methodologies.
  • Participate in daily scrums with the rest of your team – be pro-active in finding flaws with a design or potential blockers that a design update could fix.
  • Participate in sprint planning – it is essential that you communicate your designs clearly and accurately so the rest of the team can break down the feature into tasks and estimate appropriately.
  • Play test and balance all areas of the game including game economies as well as gameplay difficulty.
  • Liaise with the Creative Director to ensure that all design is within brand guidelines or otherwise appropriate to the product.
  • Creation of game logic using in-house tools to set up the flow of a game.
  • Creation of templates or levels for our more arcade-focused games.
  • You must love mobile games 🙂

This is a full time position and we will not be processing applications to work in a freelance capacity. 

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Fuzzy Frog Ltd – 32a Stoney Street – Nottingham – NG1 1LL – United Kingdom / Telephone : +(44) 115 924 7170

Registered In England and Wales, Company Number 7594709

Fuzzy Frog Ltd – 32a Stoney Street
– Nottingham – NG1 1LL – United Kingdom
Telephone : +(44) 115 924 7170

Registered In England and Wales,
Company Number 7594709