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 beatufiul 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

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