Game Developer
Job Details
Z-Man Studios - Roseville, MN
Full Time
Description

Do you know what elements it takes to create an extraordinary game? Does collaborating with a team to proof and complete a development process intrigue you? Do you have excellent attention to detail skills with the ability to write and review game rules? Z-Man Studio is looking for a dedicated and organized Game Developer to join the team. If this sounds like you, continue reading to learn more about the role and how to APPLY!  

 

The Company          

Asmodee North America (ANA) locally headquartered in Roseville, Minnesota is part of the Asmodee Group, a global corporation headquartered in France and a worldwide leader in the creation, manufacturing, and distribution of games. Our games tell immersive stories that inspire people to push the boundaries of their imagination and include top tier titles such as, “CATAN,” “Arkham Horror,” and “Spot It” among others. Our global success has come from our publishing studios and distribution networks where we transform high-potential stories into iconic consumer products. ANA believes in the power of ideas, leads with equality and universality, and strives to empower employees in our overarching effort to consistently create great games and tell amazing stories.

 

The Studio                              

Z-Man Games, a studio of Asmodee North America, is currently recruiting for a Game Developer. Since 1999, the Z-Man studio has published a variety of critically acclaimed titles from casual to complex, cooperative to competitive, small bag to big box—and everything in between. We combine our keen eye for design, attention to aesthetics, and top-notch components to create the best games for every gamer.

 

As an industry leader, Z-Man strives to support and grow the tabletop gaming community through novel gaming experiences. Check out our bestselling titles like Pandemic, Love Letter, Citadels, and Carcassonne, or participate in the first cooperative tournament in tabletop gaming, Pandemic Survival.

 

Summary of Position

The Game Developer participates in the elaboration and execution of different project productions under the guidance and direction of the Head of Studio. They work closely with illustrators, designers, and project managers, while respecting production deadlines. They perform all other related duties, all in accordance with Z-Man’s internal procedures and rules.

 

Essential Functions

  • Evaluate game prototypes
  • Organize and participate in game testing sessions ‘’playtests’’
  • Work on the development of game mechanics
  • Collaborate in graphic development
  • Write game rules
  • Review print data
  • Other tasks of an administrative nature
Education/Experience
  • A University degree in any related discipline
  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years of experience in editorial functions
  • Experience in board game editing is an asset

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Flawless English written and verbal communication skills
  • Autonomy, resourcefulness, and dynamism
  • Possess an exceptional level of organization
  • Respect of deadlines and efficient schedule management
  • Management of multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excels in teamwork
  • Have an irreproachable work ethic
  • Be a fan of board games
  • Knowledge of the MS Office suite
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop or InDesign

 

Working Environment

  • Office environment (Roseville, Minnesota).
  • We offer you a creative work environment, great colleagues as well as fun lunch breaks, access to games library and great discounts!
  • This position requires a daily presence at our studios, teleworking is not an option.

 

Interested candidates are invited to send their resume and a sample portfolio (PDFs of work or hyperlinks are accepted) to Colleen McGough cmcgough@asmodeena.com.

 

This position requires day-to-day presence in our studio in Roseville, Minnesota as well as the ability to travel to Canada (valid passport and vaccination requirements for entry).

 

Asmodee is an equal opportunity employer. We strive for and celebrate a diverse team in our effort to carry out our company values of honesty, integrity, and fairness.

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