WORK WITH US

Do you want to take part in the amazing world of video game development? Come work with us!

We’re a young, dynamic, easy-going studio located in the beautiful city of Barcelona. We develop video games for PC and Mac, gaming consoles and smartphones, lately focusing on tycoons and management games. Some examples of the tools we use are Unity3D, Maya, ZBrush, Unreal Engine, the Google Suite and services like Jira, Mantis, HacknPlan, etc.

We also work developing for partners such as Sony and Samsung.

Here’s a list of our current oppenings, but feel free to reach jobs@uplayonline.com for prospective employment opportunities.

JOB OPENINGS

UPLAY Online is an independent video game studio located in the city of Barcelona established in 2007 by a young and dynamic team. It has consolidated growth in the industry focusing on sports managers, esports tycoons, and life simulators.

The studio is constantly growing, incorporating the best professionals and creating great experiences enjoying what we like to do the most, in a young, agile and calm environment.

Developing multi-platform games for PC/Mac/Linux, IOS, Android, Nintendo Switch, Sony PS4/PS5, and Microsoft Xbox, titles and successful franchises have been created such as:

  • Youtubers Life 1 & 2
  • Striker Manager / International Basketball Manager
  • Esports Life Tycoon
  • Striker Soccer Saga
  • Train Crisis
  • Swipe Basketball
  • Tadeo Jones / Capture The Flag
  • Striker Runner / KarmaRun
  • And many more!

 

Description

We are looking to incorporate a Marketing Director into the team for an ambitious line of sports managers. The candidate must know the video game industry, with extensive experience in creating a launch plan, maintenance, management, and growth of the life cycle of the game IP, community management, user support, and all aspects related to marketing needs.

Experience in managing sports licenses will be valued at the same level.

The candidate will bring experience and leadership to the existing team. The work environment is dynamic, agile, and young.

Due to the requirements of the position, we do not accept Junior candidates and those without demonstrable experience.

 

Responsibilities

  • Design, creation, and management of a complete marketing plan, launch schedule, campaigns, and initiatives.
  • Integrate the marketing plan within the global strategy of the project and the production processes.
  • Management and growth of the life cycle of the game and positioning of the IP.
  • Define the licensing and branding strategy.
  • Management and growth of the first-level licenses included in the game.
  • Management of teasers and trailers.
  • User acquisition.

 

Requirements

  • Relevant education for this position: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or similar in Marketing or Digital Content Creation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Must be passionate about video games and customer interaction.
  • Self-managed. Shows initiative.
  • Experience in the area of ​​Social Media, advertising tools, and Email Marketing.
  • Strategic global vision of the business.
  • Organization, analysis, and creativity.

 

Desired requirements

  • Passionate about managers & sports (soccer & basketball) world

  

Benefits

  • Flexible schedule.
  • Immediate incorporation.
  • Salary according to the experience provided by the candidate.
  • Possibility of hybrid remote and in-office work.

Contact address

jobs@uplayonline.com

UPLAY Online es un estudio de videojuegos independiente situado en la ciudad de Barcelona. Creado el año 2007 por un equipo joven y dinámico se ha consolidado creciendo en la industria focalizándose en managers deportivos, tycoons y simuladores de vida y de Esports.

El estudio está en continuo crecimiento incorporando a los mejores profesionales y con el objetivo de crear grandes experiencias disfrutando de lo que más nos gusta hacer, en un entorno joven, ágil y tranquilo.

Desarrollando juegos multipataforma para PC/Mac/Linux, IOS, Android, Nintendo Switch, Sony PS4/PS5 y Microsoft Xbox, se han creado títulos y exitosas franquicias como:

  • Youtubers Life 1 & 2
  • Striker Manager / International Basketball Manager
  • Esports Life Tycoon
  • Striker Soccer Saga
  • Train Crisis
  • Swipe Basketball
  • Tadeo Jones / Capture The Flag
  • Striker Runner / KarmaRun
  • Y muchos más!

Descripción

Buscamos incorporar al equipo un programador senior de entorno web para un ambicioso juego relacionado con los managers deportivos y tecnología blockchain.

El candidato aportará experiencia y liderazgo al equipo existente. El entorno de trabajo es dinámico, ágil y joven. Buscamos a alguien responsable y apasionado de los juegos.

Requisitos mínimos

  • Ingeniería / grado informática
  • Mínimo demostrable de 2 años de experiencia
  • Experiencia demostrable en desarrollo de aplicaciones web
  • Experiencia de backend (bases de datos, desarrollo de web services)
  • Experiencia en HTML, CSS y JavaScript.
  • Capacidad de trabajo en equipo, pero con autonomía
  • Experiencia en grupos de trabajo con metodología ágil

Requisitos deseados

  • Experiencia en maquetación web y desarrollo web responsive
  • Experiencia en Unity3D
  • Experiencia en tecnología blockchain, NFT, smartcontracts
  • Conocimiento en desarrollo de aplicaciones móviles

Responsabilidades

  • Desarrollo en entorno web (PHP, Node JS, MySQL)
  • Desarrollo de webServices mediante llamadas HTTP y parseo de respuestas en JSON
  • Desarrollar código ordenado, estructurado y mantenible. Uso de patrones de diseño
  • Uso de técnicas de optimización y eficiencia en las funcionalidades a desarrollar

Beneficios

  • Horario flexible
  • Incorporación inmediata
  • Salario acorde a la experiencia presentada por el candidato
  • Posibilidad de teletrabajo mixto, con trabajo presencial parcial

Contact address

jobs@uplayonline.com

UPLAY Online es un estudio de videojuegos independiente situado en la ciudad de Barcelona. Creado el año 2007 por un equipo joven y dinámico se ha consolidado creciendo en la industria focalizándose en managers deportivos, tycoons y simuladores de vida y de Esports.

El estudio está en continuo crecimiento incorporando a los mejores profesionales y con el objetivo de crear grandes experiencias disfrutando de lo que más nos gusta hacer, en un entorno joven, ágil y tranquilo.

Desarrollando juegos multipataforma para PC/Mac/Linux, IOS, Android, Nintendo Switch, Sony PS4/PS5 y Microsoft Xbox, se han creado títulos y exitosas franquicias como:

  • Youtubers Life 1 & 2
  • Striker Manager / International Basketball Manager
  • Esports Life Tycoon
  • Striker Soccer Saga
  • Train Crisis
  • Swipe Basketball
  • Tadeo Jones / Capture The Flag
  • Striker Runner / KarmaRun
  • Y muchos más!

Descripción

Buscamos incorporar al equipo un diseñador senior UI/UX en entorno web para un ambicioso juego relacionado con los managers deportivos online y tecnología blockchain.

El candidato aportará conocimiento, experiencia, capacidades artísticas y liderazgo al equipo existente. El entorno de trabajo es dinámico, ágil y joven. Buscamos a alguien responsable y apasionado de los juegos.

Requisitos mínimos

  • Experiencia mínima demostrable de 2 años en el sector de los videojuegos
  • Experiencia mínima demostrable de 2 años como diseñador UI/UX web
  • Conocimientos en UX/UI y sus últimas tendencias en videojuegos
  • Conocimiento y experiencia en tipografía, iconografía y diseño gráfico
  • Conocimiento juegos online
  • Dominio HTML/JS/CSS
  • Dominio de programas Photoshop e Illustrator
  • Capacidad de organización y de trabajar en equipo
  • Flexibilidad y buenas capacidades comunicativas
  • Actitud proactiva
  • Aportar portafolio con muestras de trabajo

Requisitos deseados

  • Fundamentos de dibujo e ilustración
  • Pasión por el mundo de los videojuegos, dinamismo y entusiasmo en el trabajo. Nos gustan las personas enérgicas y con voz para aportar sus ideas.
  • Conocimientos de inglés

Responsabilidades

  • Desarrollar mockups, prototipos y assets finales (menús y elementos de UI) del juego en un entorno web de acuerdo a los requerimientos de diseño y al estilo artístico dado, listos para la implementación
  • Diseño de elementos para optimizar la UX como F-TUE, onboarding, controls, UX wireframes, focalizado en conseguir claridad, fluidez y usabilidad
  • Cumplir con los requisitos del departamento de diseño (feedback bidireccional) y con la supervisión del departamento de arte.
  • Colaborar con el departamento de programación para la correcta implementación y darle orientación para obtener los resultados deseados

Beneficios

  • Horario flexible
  • Incorporación inmediata
  • Salario acorde a la experiencia presentada por el candidato
  • Posibilidad de teletrabajo mixto, con trabajo presencial parcial

Contact address

jobs@uplayonline.com

UPLAY Online es un estudio de videojuegos independiente situado en la ciudad de Barcelona. Creado el año 2007 por un equipo joven y dinámico se ha consolidado creciendo en la industria focalizándose en managers deportivos, tycoons y simuladores de vida y de Esports.

El estudio está en continuo crecimiento incorporando a los mejores profesionales y con el objetivo de crear grandes experiencias disfrutando de lo que más nos gusta hacer, en un entorno joven, ágil y tranquilo.

Desarrollando juegos multipataforma para PC/Mac/Linux, IOS, Android, Nintendo Switch, Sony PS4/PS5 y Microsoft Xbox, se han creado títulos y exitosas franquicias como:

  • Youtubers Life 1 & 2
  • Striker Manager / International Basketball Manager
  • Esports Life Tycoon
  • Striker Soccer Saga
  • Train Crisis
  • Swipe Basketball
  • Tadeo Jones / Capture The Flag
  • Striker Runner / KarmaRun
  • Y muchos más!

Descripción

Buscamos incorporar al equipo un programador senior de entorno web para un ambicioso juego relacionado con los managers deportivos y tecnología blockchain.

El candidato aportará experiencia y liderazgo al equipo existente. El entorno de trabajo es dinámico, ágil y joven. Buscamos a alguien responsable y apasionado de los juegos.

Requisitos mínimos

  • Ingeniería / grado informática
  • Mínimo demostrable de 2 años de experiencia
  • Experiencia demostrable en desarrollo de aplicaciones web
  • Experiencia de backend (bases de datos, desarrollo de web services)
  • Experiencia en HTML, CSS y JavaScript.
  • Capacidad de trabajo en equipo, pero con autonomía
  • Experiencia en grupos de trabajo con metodología ágil

Requisitos deseados

  • Experiencia en maquetación web y desarrollo web responsive
  • Experiencia en Unity3D
  • Experiencia en tecnología blockchain, NFT, smartcontracts
  • Conocimiento en desarrollo de aplicaciones móviles

Responsabilidades

  • Desarrollo en entorno web (PHP, Node JS, MySQL)
  • Desarrollo de webServices mediante llamadas HTTP y parseo de respuestas en JSON
  • Desarrollar código ordenado, estructurado y mantenible. Uso de patrones de diseño
  • Uso de técnicas de optimización y eficiencia en las funcionalidades a desarrollar

Beneficios

  • Horario flexible
  • Incorporación inmediata
  • Salario acorde a la experiencia presentada por el candidato
  • Posibilidad de teletrabajo mixto, con trabajo presencial parcial

Contact address

jobs@uplayonline.com

We’re looking for a Marketing and Community management specialist to create & handle the mkt plan of launch a PC & mobile game. Include social networks, customer care and marketing needs.

Requirements

  • Relevant education for this position: Degree or similar in Marketing or Digital Content Creation.
  • Must be passionate about video games and customer interaction.
  • High English level excellent writing ability.
  • Self-managed. Shows initiative.
  • Knowledge of digital content creation tools.
  • Able to communicate in English and Spanish.
  • Proved previous experience in video game publishing

Desired requirements

  • Passionate about basketball world

Responsibilities

  • Design a mkt master plan & calendar to launch
  • Creating and managing marketing campaigns and initiatives.
  • Manage landing page
  • Manage storefront content (Steam & Mobile platform).
  • Manage teaser/trailers
  • Planning, manage and follow the content calendar for our social networks.
  • Customer care: monitor, follow and report online reviews and comments (Steam forums, discord,…).
  • Contact & manage basketball influencers (or sports/gaming influencers), specialized sports web
  • Presskit design & PR manage

Benefits

  • Flexible schedule.
  • Immediate incorporation.
  • Salary according to experience provided by the candidate.
  • Fixed term contract, becoming permanent later.

Contact address

jobs@uplayonline.com

As a Senior Game Designer you will be part of a multidisciplinary team that has been working for more than 12 years in the video game industry.

The candidate will bring knowledge, experience, design capabilities and enthusiasm to the team to help achieve the objectives of developing our next and ambitious new great project.

Requirements

  • At least 4 years of demonstrable experience on published titles.
  • Experience working with both art and programming departments.
  • Deep knowledge of game mechanics.
  • Organization and analytical capacity.
  • Good communication and teamwork skills.
  • Proactive attitude
  • Passion for video games.
  • Knowledge of analytics and KPIs.

Desired requirements

  • Experience with Unity or Unreal
  • Knowledge of Idle / Tycoon games design.
  • Knowledge of strategy and management games design.
  • Knowledge of multiplayer/online video game design.
  • Passion for the gaming world, dynamism and enthusiasm while working. We like energetic and vocal people to speak out their ideas.
  • English skills.

Responsibilities

  • Working in the design team, developing game mechanics and working on ideas and features to elevate the game experience.
  • Working closely with artists and programmers to create the best content for the game and delivering detailed features for its agile implementation.
  • Creating attractive and fun designs.
  • Creation, balancing and adjusting of game mechanics, levels, progression and UI flow.
  • Perform and analyse user tests and recommend design solutions.
  • Being aware of the state of the industry, trends and games.
  • Development of GDD documentation and tutorials.

Benefits

  • Flexible schedule.
  • Immediate incorporation.
  • Salary according to the experience provided by the candidate.
  • Fixed-term contract and subsequent transition to indefinite.

Contact address

jobs@uplayonline.com

We are looking for a technical artist with proven experience in video games to be part of a multidisciplinary team that has been working for more than 12 years in the industry.

As a technical artist, you will work closely with the design team to improve game elements such as FTUE, onboarding, controls, wireframes, etc. You will bring knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to the team to help achieve the objectives of developing our next and ambitious new great project.

The work environment is dynamic, agile and young. We are looking for someone passionate about games.

Responsibilities

  • Screens implementation based on mock-ups.
  • Add art and adapt it to the Unity prefab system (crops and import from PSD files)
  • Texture optimization to save memory and speed up loading times.
  • Organization of the project’s UI folder, prefabs, animations, textures, etc.
  • Dynamic creation of screens and prefabs to work with the programming department in the most comfortable and understandable way.
  • Preparation of the screens’ base functioning scripts for the programmers. (variables, basic functions, etc …)
  • Screen animation using animators and DOTween.
  • Shader and particle creation for screen effects.
  • Add location for screens.

Requirements

  • Minimum 1 year of experience as technical artist & front-end Unity
  • Thorough understanding of UX/UI architecture and his Unity implementation and performance.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Positive and decisive attitude.
  • Experience with Unity and its applications.
  • Passion for video games.

Benefits

  • Possibility of working remotely with partial office assistance.
  • Flexible schedule.
  • Immediate incorporation.

Contact address

jobs@uplayonline.com

As a Lead Game Designer you will be part of a multidisciplinary team that has been working for more than 12 years in the video game industry.

The candidate will bring knowledge, experience, design capabilities and enthusiasm to the team to help achieve the objectives of developing our next and ambitious project: an esports-related game in the management/tycoon/sim life side that will take our previous similar projects like Youtubers Life & Esports Life Tycoon to the next level.

Requirements

  • At least 4 years of demonstrable experience on published titles.
  • Experience working with both art and programming departments.
  • Deep knowledge of game mechanics.
  • Knowledge of Management / Tycoon / Sim games design.
  • Organization and analytical capacity.
  • Good communication and teamwork skills.
  • Proactive attitude
  • Passion for video games.
  • Knowledge of analytics and KPIs.

Desired requirements

  • Experience with Unity or Unreal
  • Knowledge of the esports world.
  • Knowledge of multiplayer/online video game design.
  • Passion for the gaming world, dynamism and enthusiasm while working. We like energetic and vocal people to speak out their ideas.
  • English skills.

Responsibilities

  • Leading a design team, developing game mechanics and working on ideas and features to elevate the game experience.
  • Working closely with artists and programmers to create the best content for the game and delivering detailed features for its agile implementation.
  • Creating attractive and fun designs.
  • Creation, balancing and adjusting of game mechanics, levels, progression and UX/UI flow.
  • Perform and analyse user tests and recommend design solutions.
  • Being aware of the state of the video game and esports industry, trends and insights.
  • Development of GDD documentation and tutorials.

Benefits

  • Flexible schedule.
  • Immediate incorporation.
  • Salary according to the experience provided by the candidate.
  • Fixed-term contract and subsequent transition to indefinite.

Contact address

jobs@uplayonline.com

As Game Balancer you will be part of a multidisciplinary team that has been working for more than 12 years in the video game industry.

The candidate will bring knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to the team to help achieve the objectives of developing our next and ambitious new great project, just like Youtubers Life was.

The work environment is dynamic, agile and young. We are looking for someone passionate about games.

Summary

  • Work with the design team on the game’s progression systems and in-game economy.
  • Define metrics that allow you to measure their impact in the title, and work closely with the development team to see those designs and metrics implemented.
  • Once the game is launched, you will analyse the collected data and report which of the performing/under-performing aspects of the game’s economy and work with the team to provide solutions and improvements.
  • 3-6 months duration.

Requirements

  • Expert knowledge of spreadsheet tools, e.g Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets etc.
  • Strong understanding of gameplay and game design.
  • Strong analytical and formal thinking with the ability to break problems down into their key variables and identify relationships between them.
  • An interest in psychology, user behaviour and cognitive science.
  • Statistics knowledge with the ability to identify the specific weaknesses and strengths in the system’s design.
  • Understanding of client/server architecture and data collecting pipeline and mining.
  • Good knowledge of the current social simulation market for console/PC.
  • Passion for games on all formats: board games, card games, RPGs, tycoon and other genres.
  • 4 years or 3-4 shipped games of professional experience balancing for PC and console.

Pluses

  • Game analytics knowledge
  • Some knowledge of SQL or other database querying language.
  • Some exposure to mongoDB – its data structure and tools.
  • Specific experience working on tycoon/simulation games.

Responsibilities

  • Regularly provide user feedback and price point tuning to the development team based on play-testing, both during game development and post-release.
  • This is a position requiring a mix of strong economy and marketing knowledge with passion for analytical game design and the free-to-play business model.
  • Reviewing/contributing to the meta design aspects of the game and giving feedback and suggestions where appropriate.

Benefits

  • Possibility of teleworking with attendance to the office on specific days.
  • Flexible schedule.
  • Immediate incorporation.
  • Salary is according to experience provided by the candidate.

Contact address

jobs@uplayonline.com

As QA Lead you will be part of a multidisciplinary team that has been working for more than 12 years in the video game industry.

The candidate will bring knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to the team to help achieve the objectives of developing our next and ambitious new great project, just like Youtubers Life was.

The work environment is dynamic, agile and young. We are looking for someone passionate about games.

Summary

  • Lead the QA team and work with the other departments to ensure the titles launch with the highest quality standards.
  • Work closely with the Game Design and development departments to ensure new features and concepts can and will work correctly with the current state of the game.
  • Ability to provide feedback and functional improvements.

Requirements

  • Experience delivering at least two games.
  • Experience using Unity Engine.
  • Experience with Sony TRC.
  • Experience with Xbox XR.
  • Experience with Nintendo Lothchecks.
  • Experience using Git.
  • Proven work experience in software quality assurance.
  • Experience with bug-tracking platforms such as Jira or Mantis.
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Fluent in Spanish and English.

Pluses

  • Experience with automation
  • Knowledge of C#.
  • Specific experience working on tycoon/simulation games.

Responsibilities

  • Identify, record, document in detail and track bugs.
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities.
  • Perform in-depth regression testing when bugs are resolved.
  • Create detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans and test cases

Benefits

  • Possibility of teleworking with attendance to the office on specific days.
  • Flexible schedule.
  • Immediate incorporation.
  • Salary is according to experience provided by the candidate.

Contact address

jobs@uplayonline.com

We are looking for a senior UX designer with proven experience in video games to be part of a multidisciplinary team that has been working for more than 12 years in the industry.

As a Ux designer, you will work closely with the design team to improve game elements such as FTUE, onboarding, controls, wireframes, etc. You will bring knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to the team to help achieve the objectives of developing our next and ambitious new great project.

The work environment is dynamic, agile and young. We are looking for someone passionate about games.

Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years of experience as UX designer.
  • Thorough understanding of UX architecture.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Positive and decisive attitude.
  • Experience with Unity and its applications.
  • Passion for video games.

Responsibilities

  • Create UX wireframes following the needs of the project, watching for the clarity and fluidity of the user experience.
  • Design and integrate mockups, always focusing on the game flow.
  • Create attractive, user-friendly and innovative designs with a focus on usability.
  • Support the frontend and game designers with feedback.

Benefits

  • Possibility of working remotely with partial office assistance.
  • Flexible schedule.
  • Immediate incorporation.

Contact address

jobs@uplayonline.com