CURRENT OPENINGS

We are growing our world-class team of developers, and are reaching out to code ninjas, game engine developers, musicians, and concept artists alike who are motivated by working with the very best in the industry and passionate about wanting to make awesome stuff. 

We are always looking for talented, independent doers. Send your CV to careers@playfusion.com

North American Retail Manager – Trading Card Games

JOB TYPE: Full Time (US)

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Manager

ROLE: North American Retail Manager – Trading Card Games

JOB OVERVIEW

PlayFusion is looking for an experienced North American Retail Manager for our trading card game business.

  • Store Outreach - Managing and maintaining relationships with all stores
  • Management of Fulfilment center to resolve and stock fulfilment issue
  • Sending campaign info, posters and any other collateral stores may need or require
  • Create pre-release events for both card games
  • Marquee Store Outreach - Managing store lists to ensure that stores:
    • Are in stock (no distribution issues)
    • Have OP Kits and are running tournaments
    • Are using tournament software
    • Can reach out for advice on how to maximize sales
    • Are paired with a Visionary
  • Find new Marquee stores – building lasting relationships with retailers, being the point of contact
  • Event support
  • Serve as a US liaison for Visionaries
  • Data mining and research
  • Manage the Retailer social media pages
  • Oversee field rep schedules and reporting including
    • Scheduling rep visits, building excitement ahead of the visit
    • Ensuring rep
    • Following up with stores after each rep visit to ensure it was a good experience
  • The perfect candidate will have experience working with organized play programs and tournament organization. The candidate will also understand the hobby landscape for trading card games and can act as a liaison between PlayFusion and its retail partners. A passion for trading card games and digital entertainment is essential.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Organized, proven self-starter; able to initiate, prioritize and drive organized play growth at the hobby level.
  • Growth will happen through distribution of organized play kits and growing the player base.
  • A collaborative team player who can operate alone when necessary, work with teammates virtually, and is happy to lead and follow * given the circumstances.
  • Excellent communication skills; able to strike the right balance in all situations from sales calls to cross-functional working * groups.
  • Strong personal/communication skills; able to foster relationships with retailers and the gaming community
  • Must have a strong grasp of both the Lightseekers and Warhammer brands
  • May be asked to relocate to the west coast

PERSONAL PROFILE

We are looking for an ambitious, go-for-it person who is highly entrepreneurial but also results-oriented. Must be comfortable in a start-up environment. If you crave structure and need micro-management, then we probably aren't the company for you. A desire to live deeply immersed in the trading card game community is essential. Our perfect person will sniff out opportunity, figure it out, make it happen, and take pride in building something special.

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree required.

GENERAL

  • Please ensure you include a resume and cover letter and link to your portfolio if applicable
  • You must be eligible to work in the US. The position is based in LAX area, USA.
  • You must have full clean driving licence
  • The position is Monday-Friday 9am-6pm however, you will be required to work some weekends as required

North American Organized Play Coordinator – Trading Card Games

JOB TYPE: Full Time (US)

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Coordinator

ROLE: North American Organized Play Coordinator – Trading Card Games

JOB OVERVIEW

PlayFusion is looking for an experienced North American OP coordinator for our trading card game business.

  • This role will work with hobby stores in North America and facilitate events in stores as well as ensure stores have materials they * need to run Organized Play events such as:
    • Store Level “Hobby Level” casual events (Campaign Nights)
    • Store level Regional Qualifiers
    • National Qualifiers
  • This role will work with the UK team to create and manage an OP program from the ground up with a true roadmap to a world * championship event.
    • Store Level “Hobby Level” casual events
    • Store level Regional Qualifiers
    • National Qualifiers
    • World Championships
  • Work with stores that do run OP and ensure player numbers stay at a baseline set by PlayFusion
  • Store Outreach - Managing store lists to ensure that stores:
    • Have OP Kits and are running tournaments
    • Liaise and work with hobby retailers to ensure OP kits are getting ordered and used in stores.
    • Assisting the Retail Manager with store outreach
  • Organizing $5-10K events outside of major shows
  • Create and manage store level OP including reaching out to stores that have not run OP in the past.
  • Work with the UK office to determine if the tournament software can be used at a store level.
  • Providing support to Sales/Retail Manager
  • Data mining and research
  • Logistical daily duties (Shipping and creating kits for stores)
  • Event support
  • The perfect candidate will have experience working with organized play programs and tournament organization. A passion for trading card games and digital entertainment is essential.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Organized, proven self-starter; able to initiate, prioritize and drive organized play growth at the hobby level.
  • Growth will happen through distribution of organized play kits and growing the player base.
  • A collaborative team player who can operate alone when necessary, work with teammates virtually, and is happy to lead and follow * given the circumstances.
  • Excellent communication skills; able to strike the right balance in all situations from sales calls to cross-functional working * groups.
  • Strong personal/communication skills; able to foster relationships with retailers and the gaming community
  • Must have a strong grasp of both the Lightseekers and Warhammer brands
  • Relocation to the west coast may be asked

PERSONAL PROFILE

We are looking for an ambitious, go-for-it person who is highly entrepreneurial but also results-oriented. Must be comfortable in a startup environment. If you crave structure and need micro-management, then we probably aren't the company for you. A desire to live deeply immersed in the trading card game community is essential. Our perfect person will sniff out opportunity, figure it out, make it happen, and take pride in building something special.

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree required.

GENERAL

  • Please ensure you include a resume and cover letter and link to your portfolio if applicable
  • You must be eligible to work in the US. The position is based in LAX area, USA.
  • You must have full clean driving licence
  • The position is Monday-Friday 9am-6pm however, you will be required to work some weekends as required

North American Marketing & Events Coordinator – Trading Card Games

JOB TYPE: Full Time (US)

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Manager

ROLE: North American Marketing & Events Coordinator – Trading Card Games

JOB OVERVIEW

PlayFusion is looking for an experienced North American Marketing and Events Coordinator for the PlayFusion trading card game business. This role will work with the North American & UK teams to coordinate and assist with executing third-party events, primarily tradeshows and conferences as well as coordinating with general marketing efforts. The perfect candidate will have experience working with convention and trade show organizations. The candidate will also understand the landscape for hobby games and can create the ideal consumer experience through design and planning of booth presentation and advertising presence at events. A passion for hobby games and digital entertainment is essential.

  • Marketing Admin Support
    • Scheduling Support - Master Schedule maintenance
    • Sales dates and tasks
    • Marketing deadlines and follow up
    • Assisting the Retail Manager with store outreach
  • Support marketing campaigns in the US including
    • Sending emails and campaign info
    • Running community campaigns
  • Demo in local stores as and when required
  • Help execute marketing initiatives and promotions in NA
  • Event Support including contracts, booth design, staffing and roles, logistics under direct supervision of Ops Director from the UK * office
    • Attend some events and do whatever it takes to make then successful
    • Print and hardware buying
    • Explore sponsorships for each show

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Organized, proven self-starter; able to initiate, plan and execute event experiences in the hobby game market.
  • A collaborative team player who can operate alone when necessary, work with teammates virtually, and is happy to lead and follow * given the circumstances.
  • Must be able to multi-task, planning several events simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills; able to coordinate between many vendors and organizations in planning and executing all aspects of * company presence at events.
  • Strong personal/communication skills; able to foster relationships with marketing partners and work collaboratively to create digital * and physical marketing assets
  • May be asked to relocate to the West Coast

PERSONAL PROFILE

We are looking for an ambitious, go-for-it person who is highly entrepreneurial but also results-oriented. Must be comfortable in a start-up environment. If you crave structure and need micro-management, then we probably aren't the company for you. A desire to build an exciting customer experience through great booth presentation and direct interaction between PlayFusion and consumer attendee. Our perfect person is passionate in create amazing experiences and take pride in building something special.

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree required.

GENERAL

  • Please ensure you include a resume and cover letter and link to your portfolio if applicable
  • You must be eligible to work in the US. The position is based in LAX area, USA.
  • You must have full clean driving licence
  • The position is Monday-Friday 9am-6pm however, you will be required to work some weekends as required

GAMEPLAY ENGINEER - UNITY 3D / C#

JOB TYPE: Permanent

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Mid-Level / Senior

ROLE: Gameplay Developer

TECHNOLOGIES Unity3D, C# and more!

JOB DESCRIPTION

PlayFusion are looking for talented and creative Gameplay Engineers to join our game development team. You'll be working closely with all members of the studio in the development of numerous aspects of our games and technology stack. No two days are likely to be the same. As part of the core team you will have a voice in how our current and future products will be taken forward. We want to hear from highly capable engineers who have a strong passion for games and the software needed to make them a reality. Your job will have you taking ownership of the technical solutions involved.

We offer a highly competitive above-market benefits package, an on-site gym, and a free lunch every day. The PlayFusion Adventure Academy also offers opportunities for high performing individuals to undertake team challenges and adventures every year. In 2017, 21 members of the team climbed Mount Kilimanjaro!

This year, PlayFusion won two TIGA Games Industry awards, for best technical innovation and for best small independent studio. Maybe you can help us to expand our trophy cabinet in the years to come!

THE ROLE

  • Implement and iterate on gameplay systems that provide engaging experiences for our players.
  • Help identify and resolve potential issues in the development pipeline.
  • Create and maintain high quality software documentation.
  • Work with our game designers to produce games that excite our audience.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience with the Unity game engine or with another similar engine such as Unreal or CryENGINE.
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or relevant engineering/scientific subject.
  • Demonstrable experience in C#, C++, Java or similar languages.
  • A portfolio of previous work that shows your capability and interest in developing computer games.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

HIGHLY BENEFICIAL

  • Experience with the Unity game engine.
  • Experience with version control (e.g. Git).
  • Experience writing scripting languages (e.g. Python, Shell Scripting).
  • Experience in development for smart phones and other touchscreen devices.
  • Understanding of the design process and a willingness to contribute to it.

GENERAL

  • Please ensure you include a resume and cover letter and a link to your portfolio if applicable.
  • You must be eligible to work in the UK. The position is based in Cambridge, England.

SOFTWARE ENGINEER - COMPUTER VISION - C++ / C#

JOB TYPE: Permanent

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Mid-Level / Senior

ROLE: Computer Vision Developer

TECHNOLOGIES C++, Python, Unity3D, C# and more!

JOB DESCRIPTION

PlayFusion are looking for talented Software Engineers to join our technology development team. You'll be working closely with members of our R&D team to produce industry-leading augmented reality technology. As part of the core team you will have a voice in how our current and future products will be taken forward. We want to hear from highly capable engineers who have a strong passion for computer vision, particularly when applied to augmented reality and virtual worlds. Your job will have you taking ownership of the technical solutions involved.

We offer a highly competitive above-market benefits package, an on-site gym, and a free lunch every day. The PlayFusion Adventure Academy also offers opportunities for high performing individuals to undertake team challenges and adventures every year. In 2017, 21 members of the team climbed Mount Kilimanjaro!

This year, PlayFusion won two TIGA Games Industry awards, for best technical innovation and for best small independent studio. Maybe you can help us to expand our trophy cabinet in the years to come!

THE ROLE

  • Contribute to the research and development of our computer vision systems to provide engaging experiences for our players.
  • Turn high-level ideas and research into SDKs usable by our own teams and partners, on real-world devices.
  • Help identify and resolve potential issues in the development pipeline.
  • Create and maintain high quality software documentation.
  • Support our software teams and partners in integrating and utilising the software we make.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or relevant engineering/scientific subject.
  • Significant experience in C++ or similar languages, especially involving cross-platform development.
  • Experience writing scripting languages (e.g. Python, Shell Scripting).
  • A demonstrable strong understanding of and interest in computer vision and computer graphics.
  • Experience with computer vision techniques and software libraries.

HIGHLY BENEFICIAL

  • Experience with low-level, resource-constrained development - in particular, mobile ecosystems such as Android and iOS.
  • Experience with the Unity game engine.
  • Experience with version control (e.g. Git).

GENERAL

  • Please ensure you include a resume and cover letter and a link to your portfolio if applicable.
  • You must be eligible to work in the UK. The position is based in Cambridge, England.

MARKETING MANAGER

JOB TYPE: Permanent

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Senior

ROLE: Marketing Manager

JOB OVERVIEW

The PlayFusion Publishing team in Cambridge, UK is looking for an ambitious, results oriented and proven Marketing Manager. This role will help drive the planning, implementation and reporting of specific marketing activities and campaigns that promote PlayFusion’s consumer facing products and also support the promotion of the company’s technology platform and brand as a whole.

The perfect candidate will have experience working in a fast moving, high pressure environment within the digital space. Experience of content marketing, social, launches and working with big brand partners is a prerequisite. Many marketing activities will be managed in collaboration with external partners and brands across different geographies, so an ability to remotely manage project partners and the availability to travel internationally are very important. This position will be well-suited to an individual who is a creative thinker with strategic and analytical skills to set and deliver goals at the highest level. A passion for technology businesses and digital entertainment is needed.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

  • We’re looking for someone who’s dynamic, data-driven and enjoys a high-change environment that is constantly evolving. You have an ability to remain calm under pressure and tight deadlines. You are exceptionally savvy and have the skills to develop strong relationships across a complex matrix of internal and external stakeholders.
  • 4+ years in online consumer marketing with Tech/Games/VR/AR/MR businesses within a multi-channel environment. Digital Marketing and social media experience required, brand or agency side or preferably both.
  • Organised, proven self-starter; able to initiate, prioritise and drive projects from inception, development to execution and measurement.
  • Demonstrated track record of leading multi-faceted online/offline marketing projects. A truly team player who can also operate alone when necessary and is happy to lead and follow given the circumstances.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to strike the right balance in all situations, from cross-functional working groups to executive presentations.
  • Strong analytical skills, able to identify and act upon opportunities for campaign improvement.
  • Strategically astute, with a creative approach to solving problems and creating memorable customer experiences.

DESCRIPTION

Develop and manage execution of marketing campaigns for PlayFusion’s products and brands in the global marketplace.

Liaise and work with internal and external teams, clear communication, seamless integration and timely execution of campaign deliverables.

Drive tracking, analysis, and insight to produce successful marketing campaigns, inspire evolution, and improve efficiency. Measure effectiveness and make recommendations for campaign optimisations.

Build and maintain strong professional relationships across all channels. Relationships with media agencies is a plus. Direct working experience with Google, Facebook and other ad networks is essential.

Meet marketing objectives and provide deliverables within timelines and on budget.

Execute on marketing, branding and positioning recommendations for customer-facing content.

Ensure the business has the correct tools to execute campaigns digitally and the subsequent management, analysis and reporting associated with them.

PERSONAL PROFILE

We are looking for an ambitious, go-for-it person who is highly creative but also data oriented. A love of technology start ups is a must, if you crave structure and need micro-management then we probably aren't for you. A desire to live on the cutting edge of computer vision, mixed reality and AI. Our perfect person will be a digital native more Guerrilla than Corporate, more Growth Hacker than Campaign Manager, more Bitcoin than Bullion. Must be able to work in the UK.

EDUCATION

BA in Marketing, Arts, Business or related field, but not essential.

GENERAL

  • Please ensure you include a resume and cover letter and a link to your portfolio if applicable.
  • You must be eligible to work in the UK. The position is based in Cambridge, England.

MARKETING EXECUTIVE

JOB TYPE: Permanent

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Mid-level

ROLE: Marketing Executive

JOB OVERVIEW

The PlayFusion Publishing team in Cambridge, UK is looking for an ambitious, results oriented Marketing Executive. This role will support the planning, implementation and reporting of specific marketing activities and campaigns that promote PlayFusion’s consumer facing products including games and trading cards.

The perfect candidate will have the desire to work in a fast moving, high pressure environment within the digital space. Education and experience of content marketing, social, launches and working with big brand partners is a prerequisite. Many marketing activities will be managed in collaboration with external partners and brands across different geographies, so an ability to remotely manage project partners is very important. This position will be well-suited to an individual who is a creative thinker with analytical skills who can set and deliver goals to a high standard. A passion for technology businesses and digital entertainment is needed.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

  • We’re looking for someone who’s dynamic, data-driven and enjoys a high-change environment that is constantly evolving. You have an ability to remain calm under pressure and tight deadlines. You are exceptionally savvy and have the skills to develop strong relationships across a complex matrix of internal and external stakeholders.
  • 1-2 years in online consumer marketing with Tech/Games/VR/AR/MR businesses within a multi-channel environment. Digital Marketing and social media experience required, brand or agency side or preferably both.
  • Organised, proven self-starter; able to initiate, prioritise and drive projects from inception, development to execution and measurement.
  • A truly team player who can also operate alone when necessary and is happy to lead and follow given the circumstances.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to strike the right balance in all situations, from cross-functional working groups to internal/external presentations.
  • Strong analytical skills, able to identify and act upon opportunities for campaign improvement.
  • Strategically astute, with a creative approach to solving problems and creating memorable customer experiences.

DESCRIPTION

Support and manage execution of marketing campaigns for PlayFusion’s products and brands in the global marketplace.

Liaise and work with internal and external teams, clear communication, seamless integration and timely execution of campaign deliverables.

Support tracking, analysis, and insight to produce successful marketing campaigns, inspire evolution, and improve efficiency. Measure effectiveness and make recommendations for campaign optimisations.

Meet marketing objectives and provide deliverables within timelines and on budget.

Execute on marketing, branding and positioning recommendations for customer-facing content.

PERSONAL PROFILE

We are looking for an ambitious, go-for-it person who is highly creative but also data oriented. A love of tech start up is a must, if you crave structure and need micro-management then we probably aren’t for you. A desire to live on the cutting edge of computer vision, mixed reality and AI. Our perfect person will be a digital native more Guerrilla than Corporate, more Growth Hacker than Campaign Manager, more Bitcoin than Bullion. Must be able to work in the UK.

EDUCATION

A recognised marketing qualification or 1-2 years digital marketing experience is required.

GENERAL

  • Please ensure you include a resume and cover letter and a link to your portfolio if applicable.
  • You must be eligible to work in the UK. The position is based in Cambridge, England.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

JOB TYPE: Permanent

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Junior / Mid-Level

ROLE: Graphic Designer

JOB OVERVIEW

The PlayFusion Publishing team in Cambridge, UK is looking for a talented, creative and technical competent creative designer. This role will help with the creation of digital and physical assets for websites, newsletters, event booths, trading card designs, posters, flyers and all manner of other marketing materials.

The perfect candidate will have experience working in a fast moving, high pressure environment within the digital space. Working collaboratively with multiple projects on short deadlines but maintaining a high quality bar is expected. You will be part of a dynamic, young and exciting startup based right in the heart of the Cambridge tech scene.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to produce high quality brand creative materials for both print and digital with an excellent attention to detail.
  • 3+ years of graphic/creative design experience to a high standard. The portfolio should demonstrate both print and digital work and show flair in design, layout and typography.
  • Provision of a portfolio of a person's work to date is a requirement.
  • Work in a support role to the creative/art team assisting with concept work and delivery of assets.
  • Proficient in Adobe CC.
  • Be able to work autonomously whilst dealing with tight and fixed deadlines.
  • Experience working on games or entertainment brands is a real bonus, as is a passion for the world of tech and design.

DESCRIPTION

PlayFusion has a range of mixed reality products in the market and inbound for 2018. The Graphic Designer needs to be a self-starter with solid experience gained within a brand or agency.

Being part of a team and having a flexible approach to work is essential as projects come and go at lightning pace.

Must have a flair for generating good ideas and executing upon them. A creative mind with a strong process.

Communication with internal and external stakeholders is an important part of the role. Being able to discuss the project with senior stakeholders is important as is being able to communicate well with external parties such as web designers or printers.

Ultimately what you produce and final deliverables for your projects need to consistently hit a high bar first time around and you will hold responsibility for that.

PERSONAL PROFILE

We are looking for an ambitious, go-for-it person who is highly creative and has an attention to detail. A love of technology start up’s is a must, if you crave structure and need micro-management then we probably aren’t for you. A desire to live on the cutting edge of computer vision, mixed reality and AI. Our perfect person will be a fantastic creative with an ability to create eye catching designs and help build the face of PlayFusion to its customers and the market.

EDUCATION

Design degree (or equivalent) is preferred but not essential.

GENERAL

  • Please ensure you include a resume and cover letter and a link to your portfolio if applicable.
  • You must be eligible to work in the UK. The position is based in Cambridge, England.