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Unconditional’s games are exclusively developed by machine Studios in San Diego, California

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available positions

Quality Control Specialist II

South San Diego, California

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Senior Quality Control Specialist I

South San Diego, California

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Art Support Internship

South San Diego, California

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This position is at MACHINE Studios, for information read below and visit MACHINE.

Job Description...
This is a part-time, temporary, paid internship. This internship was created specifically to benefit students currently enrolled in school and in need of part-time work while balancing a class load. The weekly work schedule is set each quarter/semester (depending upon the Intern’s school schedule). We’re extremely flexible with each Intern’s custom schedule, as long as the work hours are within our planned daily hours of operation (currently weekdays 8am to 6pm). We’re happy to allow Interns to change their schedule prior to the start of each quarter/semester. The schedule is part-time as defined by the State of California as no more than 30 hours per week or 130 hours per month. The work schedule can be any amount of hours per week, less than 30. The goal of our Art Support Internship program is to give current art students the invaluable opportunity to work in the industry alongside veteran game developers, gain experience, bolster their post-college resume, and earn well-above-competitive wages.


We are looking for a Art Support Intern who:
- Puts their group’s success ahead of their own
- Is adaptable to the core competencies that are needed to do an amazing job every day
- Is wholly dedicated to partnering with the organization everyday to create amazing things

Responsibilities
- Share our obsession for making amazing things every day

- Passionately contribute to every project
- Work collaboratively with teams of artists, designers, quality controllers, and engineers
- Create specifications for exporting artwork to the game engine
- Manage and export art assets
- Support the art group

Qualifications
- References from current educators in the field.

- Currently enrolled in a college or university
- Uber-positive attitude and desire to see those around you succeed and grow
- Ability to receive feedback and critique with humility, modesty, and respect
- Exceptional attention to detail and a love of process
- Desire to find creative solutions to artistic challenges and problems
Pluses
- 2D or 3D artistic aptitude or skill set

 

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2D Artist

South San Diego, California

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This is a MACHINE Studios position, for information read below and visit MACHINE

We are looking for a talented 2D artist who…
- Puts their group’s success ahead of their own
- Is expertly talented or adaptable to the core competencies that are needed to do an amazing job every day
- Is driven by creative initiative to take ownership of your creative tasks and independently produce with or without guidance
- Is wholly dedicated to partnering with the organization everyday to create amazing things

Responsibilities
- See the product vision and share our obsession for making it more amazing every day
- Passionately contribute to every project
- Support the overall visual style
- Create beautiful characters, buildings, environments, UI, and VFX, from start to finish
- Understand and empathize with the audience to create art they love
- Work collaboratively with teams of artists, designers, quality controllers, and engineers

Qualifications
- Uber-positive attitude and desire to see those around you succeed and grow
- Understand the time, care, and iteration required to create finely crafted games
- Ability to receive feedback and critique with humility, modesty, and respect
- Attention to detail and a love of process
- Strong understanding of art fundamentals including visual design, shape language, color theory, and lighting
- Desire and ability to find creative solutions to artistic challenges and problems
- Proven experience and expert skills with the Adobe suite and/or Maya

Pluses
- Industry experience
- VFX experience
- Graphics design experience
- Familiarity with Unity
- Experience using Spine

MACHINE is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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3D Artist

South San Diego, California

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This is a MACHINE Studios position, for information read below and visit MACHINE.

We are looking for a talented 3D artist who…
- Puts their group’s success ahead of their own
- Is expertly talented or adaptable to the core competencies that are needed to do an amazing job every day
- Is driven by creative initiative to take ownership of your creative tasks and independently produce with or without guidance
- Is wholly dedicated to partnering with the organization everyday to create amazing things

Responsibilities
- See the product vision and share our obsession for making it more amazing every day
- Passionately contribute to every project
- Support the overall visual style
- Create beautiful characters, buildings, environments, UI, and VFX, from start to finish
- Understand and empathize with the audience to create art they love
- Work collaboratively with teams of artists, designers, quality controllers, and engineers

Qualifications
- Uber-positive attitude and desire to see those around you succeed and grow
- Understand the time, care, and iteration required to create finely crafted games
- Ability to receive feedback and critique with humility, modesty, and respect
- Attention to detail and a love of process
- Strong understanding of art fundamentals including visual design, shape language, color theory, and lighting
- Desire and ability to find creative solutions to artistic challenges and problems
- Proven experience and expert skills with the Adobe suite and Maya

Pluses
- Industry experience
- VFX experience
- 2D illustration skills
- Familiarity with Unity
- Experience using Spine

MACHINE is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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UI Artist

South San Diego, California

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This is a MACHINE Studios position, for information read below and visit MACHINE.

We are looking for a talented UI artist who…
- Puts their group’s success ahead of their own
- Is expertly talented or adaptable to the core competencies that are needed to do an amazing job every day
- Is driven by creative initiative to take ownership of your creative tasks and independently produce with or without guidance
- Is wholly dedicated to partnering with the organization everyday to create amazing things

Responsibilities
- See the product vision and share our obsession for making it more amazing every day
- Passionately contribute to every project
- Support the overall visual style
- Translate design documents into great wireframes with excellent UI flow
- Articulate UI vision with animated mock-ups pre-visualizing interaction and visual effects
- Create amazing user-interface elements from initial sketch to polished game ready assets
- Design user-interfaces that high-perform across multiple platforms and devices
- Understand and empathize with the audience to create art they love
- Work collaboratively with teams of artists, designers, quality controllers, and engineers

Qualifications
- Uber-positive attitude and desire to see those around you succeed and grow
- Understand the time, care, and iteration required to create finely crafted games
- Ability to receive feedback and critique with humility, modesty, and respect
- Attention to detail and a love of process
- Strong understanding of graphic design, including composition, color theory, and design language
- Desire and ability to find creative solutions to artistic challenges and problems
- Proven experience and expert skills with the Adobe suite

Pluses
- 2D illustration skills
- Industry experience
- Familiarity with Unity
- Experience using Spine

MACHINE is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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VFX Artist

South San Diego, California

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This is a MACHINE Studios position, for information read below and visit MACHINE.

We are looking for a talented visual effects artist who…
- Puts their group’s success ahead of their own
- Is expertly talented or adaptable to the core competencies that are needed to do an amazing job every day
- Is driven by creative initiative to take ownership of your creative tasks and independently produce with or without guidance
- Is wholly dedicated to partnering with the organization everyday to create amazing things

Responsibilities
- See the product vision and share our obsession for making it more amazing every day
- Passionately contribute to every project
- Support the overall visual style
- Create amazing visual effects for all aspects of gameplay and presentation
- Understand and empathize with the audience to create art they love
- Work collaboratively with teams of artists, designers, quality controllers, and engineers

Qualifications
- Uber-positive attitude and desire to see those around you succeed and grow
- Understand the time, care, and iteration required to create finely crafted games
- Ability to receive feedback and critique with humility, modesty, and respect
- Attention to detail and a love of process
- Strong working knowledge of Unity and Unity particles
- Clear understanding of real-time environment limitations
- Desire and ability to find creative solutions to artistic challenges and problems
- Proven experience and expert skills with the Adobe suite and Maya

Pluses
- 2D illustration skills
- Industry experience
- Experience using Spine
- An understanding of art fundamentals including visual design, shape language, color theory, and lighting

MACHINE is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Artist - Lighting Specialist

South San Diego, California

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This is a MACHINE Studios position, for information read below and visit MACHINE.

We are looking for a talented lighting artist who…
- Puts their group’s success ahead of their own
- Is expertly talented or adaptable to the core competencies that are needed to do an amazing job every day
- Is driven by creative initiative to take ownership of your creative tasks and independently produce with or without guidance
- Is wholly dedicated to partnering with the organization everyday to create amazing things

Responsibilities
- See the product vision and share our obsession for making it more amazing every day
- Passionately contribute to every project
- Support the overall visual style
- Create amazing lighting for environments and individual assets
- Understand and empathize with the audience to create art they love
- Work collaboratively with teams of artists, designers, quality controllers, and engineers

Qualifications
- Uber-positive attitude and desire to see those around you succeed and grow
- Understand the time, care, and iteration required to create finely crafted games
- Ability to receive feedback and critique with humility, modesty, and respect
- Attention to detail and a love of process
- Strong working knowledge of Unity and Unity lighting
- Clear understanding of real-time environment limitations
- Desire and ability to find creative solutions to artistic challenges and problems
- Proven experience and expert skills with the Adobe suite and Maya

Pluses
- Unity Particle and VFX experience
- 2D illustration skills
- Industry experience
- Experience using Spine
- An understanding of art fundamentals including visual design, shape language, color theory, and lighting

MACHINE is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Technical Artist

South San Diego, California

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This is a MACHINE Studios position, for information read below and visit MACHINE.

We are looking for a technical artist who…
- Puts their group’s success ahead of their own
- Is expertly talented or adaptable to the core competencies that are needed to do an amazing job every day
- Is driven by creative initiative to take ownership of your creative tasks and independently produce with or without guidance
- Is wholly dedicated to partnering with the organization everyday to create amazing things

Responsibilities
- See the product vision and share our obsession for making it more amazing every day
- Passionately contribute to every project
- Support the overall visual style
- Add amazing process and art work-flow efficiencies
- Understand and empathize with the audience to create art they love
- Work collaboratively with teams of artists, designers, quality controllers, and engineers

Qualifications
- Uber-positive attitude and desire to see those around you succeed and grow
- Understand the time, care, and iteration required to create finely crafted games
- Ability to receive feedback and critique with humility, modesty, and respect
- Attention to detail and a love of process
- Strong working knowledge of Unity lighting, particles, UGUI and NGUI
- Clear understanding of real-time environment limitations
- Desire and ability to find creative solutions to artistic challenges and problems
- Proven experience and expert skills with the Adobe suite and Maya

Pluses
- 2D illustration skills
- 3D modeling and texturing skills
- Industry experience
- Experience using Spine
- An understanding of art fundamentals including visual design, shape language, color theory, and lighting

MACHINE is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

www.machine-studios.com

 

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Senior Artist

South San Diego, California

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This is a MACHINE Studios position, for information read below and visit MACHINE.

We are looking for an experienced and talented senior artist who…
- Puts their group’s success ahead of their own
- Is expertly talented or adaptable to the core competencies that are needed to do an amazing job every day
- Is driven by creative initiative to take ownership of your creative tasks and independently produce with or without guidance
- Is wholly dedicated to partnering with the organization everyday to create amazing things

Responsibilities
- See the product vision and share our obsession for making it more amazing every day
- Passionately contribute to every project
- Guide and support the overall visual style
- Create beautiful characters, buildings, environments, UI, and VFX, from start to finish
- Understand and empathize with the audience to create art they love
- Work with a team and mentor junior members to help them grow
- Feedback and help improve our systems and process

Qualifications
- Uber-positive attitude and desire to see those around you succeed and grow
- Understand the time, care, and iteration required to create finely crafted games
- Ability to receive feedback and critique with humility, modesty, and respect
- Attention to detail and a love of process
- Strong understanding of art fundamentals including visual design, shape language, color theory, and lighting
- Proven experience and expert skills with the Adobe suite and Maya

Pluses
- VFX experience
- Graphics design experience
- Familiarity with Unity
- Experience using Spine

MACHINE is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

www.machine-studios.com

 

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Core Technology Programmer I

South San Diego, California

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This is a MACHINE Studios position, for information read below and visit MACHINE.

We are looking for an experienced and talented Core Tech Programmer who…
- Puts their group’s success ahead of their own
- Is expertly talented or adaptable to the core competencies that are needed to do an amazing job every day
- Is driven by creative initiative to take ownership of your creative tasks and independently produce with or without guidance
- Is wholly dedicated to partnering with the organization everyday to create amazing things

Responsibilities
- See the product vision and share our obsession for making it more amazing every day
- Understand and empathize with a wide range of audiences to help create games they love
- Passionately contribute to every project
- Write and maintain scalable, testable, versioned, and documented game code for multiple mobile platforms
- Work with a team and mentor junior members to help them grow
- Feedback and help improve our systems and process

Qualifications
- Uber-positive attitude and desire to see those around you succeed and grow
- Understands the time, care, and iteration required to create finely crafted games
- Ability to receive feedback and critique with humility, modesty, and respect
- Attention to detail and a love of process
- BS in Computer Science or Engineering or industry equivalent experience
- 4+ years professional programming experience
- Passion for games and games related programming (including tools, gameplay, user-interface, client/server systems, etc.)
- Expert knowledge and experience using relational databases and NoSQL databases
- Expert knowledge and experience with client/server network programming
- Excellent problem solving skills

Pluses
- Expert knowledge in multiple languages (C++, C#, Objective C, Java, and/or D)
- Xcode and/or Android Studio experience
- Working knowledge of the iOS and Android ecosystem
- Experience developing games using Unity

MACHINE is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

www.machine-studios.com

 

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Senior Core Technology Programmer I

South San Diego, California

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This is a MACHINE Studios position, for information read below and visit MACHINE.

We are looking for an experienced and talented Senioir Core Tech Programmer who…
- Puts their group’s success ahead of their own
- Is expertly talented or adaptable to the core competencies that are needed to do an amazing job every day
- Is driven by creative initiative to take ownership of your creative tasks and independently produce with or without guidance
- Is wholly dedicated to partnering with the organization everyday to create amazing things

Responsibilities
- See the product vision and share our obsession for making it more amazing every day
- Understand and empathize with a wide range of audiences to help create games they love
- Passionately contribute to every project
- Write and maintain scalable, testable, versioned, and documented game code for multiple mobile platforms
- Work with a team and mentor junior members to help them grow
- Feedback and help improve our systems and process

Qualifications
- Uber-positive attitude and desire to see those around you succeed and grow
- Understands the time, care, and iteration required to create finely crafted games
- Ability to receive feedback and critique with humility, modesty, and respect
- Attention to detail and a love of process
- BS in Computer Science or Engineering or industry equivalent experience
- 4+ years professional programming experience
- Passion for games and games related programming (including tools, gameplay, user-interface, client/server systems, etc.)
- Expert knowledge and experience using relational databases and NoSQL databases
- Expert knowledge and experience with client/server network programming
- Excellent problem solving skills

Pluses
- Expert knowledge in multiple languages (C++, C#, Objective C, Java, and/or D)
- Xcode and/or Android Studio experience
- Working knowledge of the iOS and Android ecosystem
- Experience developing games using Unity

MACHINE is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

www.machine-studios.com

 

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Game Programmer I

South San Diego, California

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This is a MACHINE Studios position, for information read below and visit MACHINE.

We are looking for an experienced and talented Game Programmer who…
- Puts their group’s success ahead of their own
- Is expertly talented or adaptable to the core competencies that are needed to do an amazing job every day
- Is driven by creative initiative to take ownership of your creative tasks and independently produce with or without guidance
- Is wholly dedicated to partnering with the organization everyday to create amazing things

Responsibilities
- See the product vision and share our obsession for making it more amazing every day
- Understand and empathize with a wide range of audiences to help create games they love
- Passionately contribute to every project
- Write and maintain scalable, testable, versioned, and documented game code for multiple mobile platforms
- Work with a team and grow with mentorship from senior members
- Feedback and help improve our systems and process

Qualifications
- Uber-positive attitude and desire to see those around you succeed and grow
- Understands the time, care, and iteration required to create finely crafted games
- Ability to receive feedback and critique with humility, modesty, and respect
- Attention to detail and a love of process
- BS in Computer Science or Engineering or industry equivalent experience
- 1+ years programming experience
- Passion for games and games related programming (including tools, gameplay, user-interface, client/server systems, etc.)
- Experience developing games using Unity and C#
- Excellent problem solving skills

Pluses
- Knowledge in multiple languages (C++, Objective C, Java, and/or D)
- Xcode and/or Android Studio experience
- Working knowledge of the iOS and Android ecosystem

MACHINE is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

www.machine-studios.com

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Senior Game Programmer I

South San Diego, California

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This is a MACHINE Studios position, for information read below and visit MACHINE.

We are looking for an experienced and talented Senior Game Programmer who…
- Puts their group’s success ahead of their own
- Is expertly talented or adaptable to the core competencies that are needed to do an amazing job every day
- Is driven by creative initiative to take ownership of your creative tasks and independently produce with or without guidance
- Is wholly dedicated to partnering with the organization everyday to create amazing things

Responsibilities
- See the product vision and share our obsession for making it more amazing every day
- Understand and empathize with a wide range of audiences to help create games they love
- Passionately contribute to every project
- Write and maintain scalable, testable, versioned, and documented game code for multiple mobile platforms
- Work with a team and mentor junior members to help them grow
- Feedback and help improve our systems and process

Qualifications
- Uber-positive attitude and desire to see those around you succeed and grow
- Understands the time, care, and iteration required to create finely crafted games
- Ability to receive feedback and critique with humility, modesty, and respect
- Attention to detail and a love of process
- BS in Computer Science or Engineering or industry equivalent experience
- 4+ years professional programming experience
- Passion for games and games related programming (including tools, gameplay, user-interface, client/server systems, etc.)

Pluses
- Expert knowledge in multiple languages (C++, C#, Objective C, Java, and/or D)
- Unity, Xcode, and/or Android Studio experience
- Working knowledge of the iOS and Android ecosystem

MACHINE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

www.machine-studios.com

 

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Game Designer II

South San Diego, California

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This is a MACHINE Studios position, for information read below and visit MACHINE.

We are looking for an experienced and talented designer who...
- Puts their group’s success ahead of their own
- Is expertly talented or adaptable to the core competencies that are needed to do an amazing job every day
- Is driven by creative initiative to take ownership of your creative tasks and independently produce with or without guidance
- Is wholly dedicated to partnering with the organization everyday to create amazing things

Responsibilities
- See the product vision and share our obsession for making it more amazing every day
- Understand and empathize with a wide range of audiences to help create games they love
- Passionately contribute to every project
- Design gameplay, story, economies, core loops, UI/X, presentation, and auxiliary systems
- Analytics based tuning and projecting
- Interpret and execute on both verbal and written direction, as available, alongside provided or self-researched design reference to understand the context and objectives for designs
- Work with a team and mentor junior members to help them grow
- Feedback and help improve our systems and process

Qualifications
- Enjoy working on all types of game designs
- 3+ years of mobile game design experience
- Analytics interpretation and data analysis background
- Uber-positive attitude and desire to see those around you succeed and grow
- Understand the time, care, and iteration required to create finely crafted games
- Receive feedback and critique with humility, modesty, and respect
- Attention to detail and a love of process
- Create and articulate innovative design concepts and game flow
- Write and tell engaging stories
- Strong understanding of player experience and design fundamentals

Pluses
- Any proficiencies in Google Apps for Business, Google Sites, Unity, Hansoft, Basecamp, Balsamiq, and living documentation maintenance

MACHINE is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

www.machine-studios.com

 

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Game Designer III

South San Diego, California

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This is a MACHINE Studios position, for information read below and visit MACHINE.

We are looking for an experienced and talented designer who…
- Puts their group’s success ahead of their own
- Is expertly talented or adaptable to the core competencies that are needed to do an amazing job every day
- Is driven by creative initiative to take ownership of your creative tasks and independently produce with or without guidance
- Is wholly dedicated to partnering with the organization everyday to create amazing things

Responsibilities
- See the product vision and share our obsession for making it more amazing every day
- Understand and empathize with a wide range of audiences to help create games they love
- Passionately contribute to every project
- Design gameplay, story, economies, core loops, UI/X, presentation, and auxiliary systems
- Analytics based tuning and projecting
- Interpret and execute on both verbal and written direction, as available, alongside provided or self-researched design reference to understand the context and objectives for designs
- Work with a team and mentor junior members to help them grow
- Feedback and help improve our systems and process

Qualifications
- Enjoy working on all types of game designs
- 5+ years of professional mobile game design experience
- Analytics interpretation and data analysis background
- Uber-positive attitude and desire to see those around you succeed and grow
- Understand the time, care, and iteration required to create finely crafted games
- Receive feedback and critique with humility, modesty, and respect
- Attention to detail and a love of process
- Create and articulate innovative design concepts and game flow
- Write and tell engaging stories
- Strong understanding of player experience and design fundamentals

Pluses
- Any proficiencies in Google Apps for Business, Google Sites, Unity, Hansoft, Basecamp, Balsamiq, and living documentation maintenance

MACHINE is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

www.machine-studios.com

 

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Assistant Producer

South San Diego, California

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Producer I

South San Diego, California

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Producer II

South San Diego, California

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Coming soon.

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