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

VFX Artist

This is a great opportunity to join a passionate, dedicated team of industry experts and enjoy the freedom and trust that comes from only hiring awesome people. It is a rare chance to create original effects from scratch and see your work reach a wide audience across a variety of media.

JOB TYPE: Full Time (Cambridge, UK)

THE ROLE

  • Work with the art team to create completely original VFX for our products.
  • Work across multiple projects managing your time in order to meet deadlines.
  • Create effects across the spectrum of content from high definition cinematic trailers to mobile phone games.
  • Be part of the team to set the thematic look and feel of all projects under development.
  • Incorporate ideas and feedback from the rest of the team and give your feedback on all areas of the project.

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • 3+ years experience as a VFX artist in the games industry.
  • Good knowledge of Photoshop.
  • Proficient with Unity 3D.
  • Hands-on experience deploying VFX for mobile devices.
  • Ability to create believable natural effects like fire, explosions and water behaviour as well as more fantastical effects using a game-editor
  • A passion for improving everything, taking responsibility, and speaking your mind.
  • A love of games.

NICE TO HAVE

  • Recently shipped titles on Mobile, Console or PC.

GENERAL

  • The PlayFusion team all enjoy working with and for each other and any new additions must have the desire and ability to be positive and enthusiastic at all times.
  • Our work space and culture are incredibly important to us, so enjoying working in an open, relaxed and often irreverent office is an absolute must.
  • Competitive package commensurate with experience and proven ability.

TRADING CARD GAME DESIGNER & BALANCER / QA

Following the success of its games and the resulting growth, PlayFusion have a unique opportunity for a skilled TCG Designer and Balancer to help develop, test and balance brand new cards and mechanics for an expanding card game.

JOB TYPE: Full Time (Cambridge, UK)

THE ROLE

  • Extensively test all new cards and mechanics
  • Provide detailed balancing feedback to the TCG lead designers
  • Maintain TCG rules and documentation
  • Help to extend the physical TCG by creating new cards and mechanics whilst maintaining the balance of the existing game
  • Work with the designers and production to understand and service the needs of the game
  • Knowledge share and collaborate with marketing and community teams to help promote and grow the TCG
  • Follow and positively engage with the community
  • Act as a team contact for all TCG information
  • Help to build closer ties between the TCG and other areas of the brand - digital games, organised play and augmented reality

THE PERSON

  • 2+ years industry experience with either TCGs or video game development in a design or QA capacity
  • A keen player of TCGs, board games or video games
  • Detail oriented and honest, able to see problems and speak up about them
  • Ability to articulate ideas clearly and concisely, both verbally and on paper
  • Able to take on new ideas and concepts quickly
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a genuine desire to collaborate with others
  • Calm, reasoned and effective under pressure
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in games design, computer science or maths

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
  • Salaries will be commensurate with experience
  • The PlayFusion team all enjoy working with and for each other and any new additions must have the desire and ability to be part of the team and working constructively as part of the wider team.
  • Our work space and culture are incredibly important to us, so enjoying working in an open, relaxed and often irreverent office is an absolute must

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.