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QA Manager - WildWorks

380 Data Dr, Draper, UT
Full-time

We are seeking a motivated and energetic QA Manager who is detail-oriented and can help bring our games to life with an exceptional standard of quality.

WildWorks is gaming studio devoted to creating ridiculously fun games for kids, tweens, and teens. We produce content we’re passionate about: gaming, technology, and education. By combining innovative technologies with our unique sense of creativity and love of gaming, we create award-winning games which draw players in and encourage them to stay and enjoy themselves.

Responsibilities

As an integral part of the team, you will work closely with many of our departments and leads including Producers, Software Engineers, Designers, and Artists. You will champion the culture of quality by improving processes and providing direction for our QA team. We are dedicated to automated testing and continue to pursue areas to improve coverage through automated testing. Your role will help define the roadmap to transition manual test coverage into automated tests.

Additional Tasks

Set priorities and remove roadblocks to make sure sufficient coverage is done for releases. Design and author software test plans, test cases and design specs for software products. Teach, mentor, and supervise QA Analysts & Testers.

Qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior work ethic
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • 4+ years of experience in Video Games Quality Assurance
  • Shipped at least 2 games as a QA Lead or QA Manager
  • Expert in authoring test cases, test plans and QA documentation
  • Expert at exploratory and creative testing
  • Knowledge working with Agile development processes
  • Knowledge of Jira, Google Suite, TestRail and Jenkins
  • A passion for video games

Required Application Materials

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter – which should include:
    • Why you are interest in joining the WildWorks team
    • What development experiences / skills are you excited to bring to the team
    • What do you geek out about?

Please send your application materials to careers@wildworks.com

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
This is a full-time, on-site position in our Draper, UT studio.
No agents or third-party submissions, please.

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Moderation Lead – Fer.al - WildWorks

380 Data Dr, Draper, UT
Full-time

We’re looking for a Moderation Lead to help ensure that our new game Feral - is an open, inclusive, creative and expressive social experience for all players! This individual will work closely with our game and community teams to help ensure a healthy community while appropriately administering our Code of Conduct

WildWorks is gaming studio devoted to creating ridiculously fun games for kids, tweens, and teens. We produce content we’re passionate about: gaming, technology, and education. By combining innovative technologies with our unique sense of creativity and love of gaming, we create award-winning games which draw players in and encourage them to stay and enjoy themselves.

Responsibilities

  • Configure, monitor, and tune our chat filtration system:
    • Adjust false positives and false negatives
    • Review and research chat trends
    • Ensure players have an expressive chat experience while refraining from toxicity
  • Mentor, train, and lead all game moderation staff
    • Create and optimize moderation workflows, policies, and procedures
    • Oversee daily moderation queues and priority (UGC, reports, escalations, etc.)
    • Perform quality checks on output and performance of the team
  • Address, research, and escalate sensitive issues accordingly
  • Help report infringement cases and escalations (eBay sellers, DMCA, etc)
  • Report sensitive issues to management team and authorities accordingly
  • Establish KPIs to measure performance, insights, and trends, and report them regularly
  • Help moderate our forums, Discord servers, etc.
  • Collaborate with tools and development team on safety functions/features the mod team needs
  • Stay up to date with online safety and industry best moderation practices
  • Develop strategies, messaging, etc. to continue improving the safety and inclusion of our game community

Qualifications

  • 1-3 years prior moderation/community experience in gaming, MMOs, etc.
    • Experience with UGC, post, pre, and live moderation
  • Experience writing and implementing workflow procedures for moderators to follow
  • Familiar with configuring and navigating chat filtering systems
  • Well versed in using moderator toolsets
  • Effective communicator in all workplace mediums (Slack, email, documentation, presentations, etc.)
  • Self-motivated, self-directed, and self-sufficient
  • Masterful leadership and training expertise
  • You are a calming and positive influence on in the face of adversity

Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Jira, Google Suite,
  • Familiarity with game security, privacy legislation (COPPA, GDPR, CCPA, etc.)
  • Good grasp and experiences with social media
  • Familiarity with youth pop culture, language, slangs, memes, etc.
  • Prior working experiences with Community tools, filters, etc. (Crisp, Inversoft, Community Sift, etc.)
  • Certifications or experiences in social work, moderation, online safety, etc.
  • Gamer, and proud of it

Required Application Materials

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter – which should include:
    • Why you are interest in joining the WildWorks team
    • What development experiences / skills are you excited to bring to the team
    • What do you geek out about?

Please send your application materials to careers@wildworks.com

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
This is a full-time opportunity. Remote and on-site applicants will be considered
No agents or third-party submissions, please.

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3D Artist - WildWorks

3D Artist

380 Data Dr, Draper, UT
Full-time

We're looking for a talented and passionate 3D Artist for our flagship mobile game, Animal Jam - Play Wild! As a key member of our development team, you'll work alongside some of the best and brightest in the game industry. The ideal candidate is adept at 3D modeling, with a proven ability to create beautiful and stylized artwork, and the abilities to take direction and make smart creative choices. As a 3D Artist, you'll be expected to demonstrate a passion for developing high quality games.

WildWorks is gaming studio devoted to creating ridiculously fun games for kids, tweens, and teens. We produce content we’re passionate about: gaming, technology, and education. By combining innovative technologies with our unique sense of creativity and love of gaming, we create award-winning games which draw players in and encourage them to stay and enjoy themselves.

Responsibilities

  • Use Maya to craft beautiful and functional 3D assets for iOS and Android.
  • Work closely with a team of artists, designers, and engineers to bring our worlds to virtual life.
  • Carefully test your work, and the work of others, to ensure a high level of stability and quality.
  • Assist in refining and improving the art creation pipeline.
  • Contribute great ideas and positive energy to all aspects of game development.

Qualifications

  • An online demo reel or portfolio demonstrating your ability.
  • Strong 3D modeling skills in Maya, with the ability to translate 2D to 3D.
  • Able to work with others to explore a wide variety of ideas.
  • Passionate about making games.
  • Self-motivated, team player with a strong work ethic.
  • Commitment to personal and peer development, and sharing best practices.

Pluses

  • Experience with mobile, social or children's games.
  • A degree, formal art education, or equivalent work experience.
  • Can create a wide variety of art, including props, clothing, environments, and VFX.
  • Familiarity with Unity.
  • Scripting proficiency.
  • Multidisciplinary experience in game design, art or production.

Required Application Materials

  • An online demo reel or portfolio demonstrating your ability.
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter – which should include:
    • Why you are interest in joining the WildWorks team.
    • What development experiences / skills are you excited to bring to the team.
    • What do you geek out about?

Please send your application materials to careers@wildworks.com

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
This is a full-time, on-site position in our Draper, UT studio.
No agents or third-party submissions, please.

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Community Manager - WildWorks

We’re looking for a Community Manager to help manage the community experience for our new online social game, Fer.al! This amazing and talented individual will possess the innate ability to communicate effectively with and engage our audience. They will listen to player feedback from various channels and megaphone this feedback to stakeholders.


If you love making things millions of kids will enjoy and you want to work on a revolutionary gaming project, this is an opportunity to join an elite team and create the future of kids digital media.

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Artists - full-time, part-time and contract positions

Spark XR is looking to add to our small founding team in the coming year and can offer a variety of working arrangements, including full-time, part-time and contract.  

Below is a summary of our art positions. To apply, please send your resume with covering letter and relevant links to jobs@sparkxr.com.  We are excited to hear from you!

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Programmers - full-time, part-time and contract positions

Spark XR is looking to add to our small founding team in the coming year and can offer a variety of working arrangements, including full-time, part-time and contract.  We are looking for engineers and artists, but designers and producers should also get in contact as we will open positions for them next year also and it doesn’t hurt to get ahead of the queue!

Below is a summary of our engineering positions. To apply, please send your resume with covering letter and relevant links to jobs@sparkxr.com.  We are excited to hear from you!

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Unity Engineer | React VRX

Send resumes to:  contact@reactvrx.com

Working with top tier clients, React VRX specializes in merging the real and virtual worlds via Augmented and Virtual Reality.  Our focus is on mobile projects that change the way people interact, shop, heal, and have fun.  We are looking for an experienced Unity Engineer that has several quality mobile titles under their belt and a passion for creating things that have never been imagined before!

As part of our small team, you'll work with world-class clients and the best, most valuable IP in the world.  You'll have the chance to work on many different parts of each project including all aspects of Unity programming, ARkit and ARcore, low-level programming work, creating APIs, SDKs and integrating with hardware as well as regular game design and development.

So, if you've got at least 2-3 years experience with Unity, iOS and Android...and love to be challenged, send us your resume.  We are looking for either a contractor or full-time employee.  Work from home or join us in the office, we're flexible.

Thank you,

The VRX Team

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Influencer Marketing Coordinator | Branded Entertainment Network

Campaign Management Provo, Utah - Reason for Posting on UDEN: Entertainment/gaming experience preferred

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Character Modeler | Epic Games

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Epic Games Salt Lake City is searching for an experienced Character Modeler to collaborate with the art team of Fortnite and other titles. In this role, you will create awesome, top-quality character models in Unreal Engine 4 and push the quality of visual effects while being a solid communicator and team player. 

Responsibilities:

  • Creating characters, enemies, and weapons based on concept art or reference photos

  • Collaborating with the art director and concept artists to set the visual style and quality bar

  • Ability to build clean, highly animate-able topology

  • Ability to give and receive feedback with concept artists and character artists

  • Forward thinking and have the ability to help the team refine technical pipelines to continue to push the boundaries of real-time character performance

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Qualifications:

  • Must have a strong reel/portfolio showing executed game character modeling work, and at least one shipped title

  • Ability to create believable characters that are full of life and personality

  • Ability to create high-poly and low-poly models as well as textures

  • Intimate knowledge of human anatomy and form

  • The ability to adapt to and innovate new styles and techniques

  • Strong organic modeling skills (human faces, clothing, believable creatures)

  • Strong hard-surface modeling skills (armor, weapons)

  • Knowledge of major 3D software packages (Maya, Max, or Modo, and ZBrush)

  • Experience painting textures in Photoshop, from hand or based on texture reference

  • Experience tuning (or creating) surface shaders for real-time rendered characters

  • Experience with skin weighting, rigging, and animation 

  • Experience with stylized art is a plus

  • Strong problem-solving skills and a passion for cutting-edge game development 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to interact with a variety of developers in a tight-knit team

 

If you’d like to be part of building a visually stunning game we’d love to hear from you. Please submit your resume with a portfolio.

This is going to be Epic!

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