●Have played hundreds of casual puzzle game levels (e.g. Match-3) across multiple top games
●Quality Assurance (QA) experience
●Be an active player of puzzle games, with a deep understanding of core mechanics, game loops, and supporting features
●Willingness to accept and provide constructive criticism
●Ability to effectively manage time and work efficiently in a deadline driven environment
●Familiarity with Google Apps for Business (Mail, Docs, Calendar), Photoshop, and other software (Skype, Dropbox, etc.)
●Experience working on games in live operation, preferably mobile
●Awareness of monetization strategies in free to play games
●Innate ability to analyze, understand, and articulate what contributes to quality puzzle level design
●3+ years of puzzle level design on at least one shipped title
●Examples of shipped levels we can play
●Understanding through previous development of game balancing and tuning processes and practices
Qublix Games is a Toronto based gaming company building high quality games for iOS, Google Play, Amazon, and Facebook. Qublix has published over 50 titles across mobile and web since 2009. At Qublix Games you will be part of a start-up culture where every employee takes pride in their work and where the impact of their efforts is seen by all.
We are looking for an highly motivated Production Project Manager to contribute to our continuing development of world-class mobile games targeting a mass market.
The ideal candidate is talented, creative, passionate, flexible, and eager to make their mark in the popular and competitive casual puzzle game space. Core responsibilities include managing a team of developers (front and backend), artists and QA testers in order to push out quality products of the highest standard; as well as ongoing tuning based on testing and data metrics. The optimal candidate will also have a deep awareness of casual puzzle games and competitive products in the genre, and understand how new games are deploying new app features.
Success in this role requires a true team player with a love of puzzle games who understands and embraces the challenges of creating designs that are both elegant and appealing, as well as innovative yet accessible.
●Manage a team of developers artists and QA testers in order to create compelling puzzle games by fixed deadlines
●Analyze user feedback and data metrics to tune and balance levels and designs
●Perform comprehensive quality assurance (QA) on new game and app features; create test cases, identify and document issues, verify fixes, etc.
●Collaborate closely with other designers to develop innovative and engaging new game and app features. Must be able to design for a mass-market target audience, delivering simple but elegant designs with broad appeal.
●Create design documentation to define and illustrate game features
●Work with design, art, code, and production teams to ensure high quality, accessibility, and gameplay standards are met across all game content
●Remain ‘up-to-the-minute’ current on casual puzzle game genres and competitive titles
●Contribute positively to the team; be a champion for the player and the game