Wooga

Founded in 2009, Wooga has become one of the most popular developers of casual mobile games in the world. Based in Berlin, employees from more than 40 nations develop high quality puzzle and hidden object games for a global audience. Wooga’s focus is on regularly creating free-to-play hits such as Jelly Splash, Pearl’s Peril, Diamond Dash and Bubble Island 2.

Wooga Berlin, Germany
19 Apr, 2018
Full time
Lead Artist  at Wooga Wooga is known for its high-quality visuals, as can be seen in games such as Agent Alice and Pearls Peril. Now, our latest live game June’s Journey team requires a Lead Artist. In this role, you will lead an enthusiastic and talented art team to consistently produce work to the Wooga standard. An Art Lead at Wooga motivates and nurtures their team, ensuring consistent delivery of value to our players. Some of your responsibilities include: Communicate and champion the games’ visual style ensuring it’s aligned within the project Support the creative and professional development of the Artists Set the expectation of the highest levels of quality for all areas of art Embed coaching, mentoring and knowledge sharing into the daily team activities Work hands-on with the artists to provide feedback through overpainting or other methods Lead art review meetings and feedback sessions Partner with Producers to define and prioritize tasks About you Demonstrable experience in high-quality visual decision-making and problem solving Relevant experience as a visual development artist with a demonstrable track record of creating characters and environments An amazing eye for composition, lighting, and color Strong portfolio demonstrating a high level of artistic and visual creativity Nice to have Understanding of Unity, its capabilities, and limitations Experience with animation and knowledge of 3D Academic background in an art-related medium   Our promise Shape the future! Challenge the status quo and team up with a diverse group of experts working on crafting the world’s best games! Excite millions of players around the world every day through our games! We will connect you directly with the success of the company with the stock options programme. Work just minutes from the center of Europe’s most vibrant city, Socialize in our hang-out spaces, and enjoy many fun events and parties! Enjoy our  unique office space ! A relocation support which matches your needs to make your and your loved ones’ move to Berlin smooth! Did we mention that we also cooperate with Kindergartens? Make use of a significant education budget and extra days off for self-development. Join our meetups, talks, brown bag lunches, world cafe’s, internal trainings, workshops and many others! Did you know that German is the third most commonly taught language worldwide? Learn it too! We offer German language classes for you and your significant other! Choose your own equipment and be set up for success! We got your back! As much coffee, drinks, cereals and fruits as you can handle! Cool Wooga swag! ;) At Wooga we are committed to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming environment for everyone who works here or with us, regardless to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion (or lack thereof) and game preferences.
Wooga Berlin, Germany
19 Apr, 2018
Full time
Backend Engineer  at Wooga We are looking for someone with a strong engineering background and an even stronger willingness to develop professionally to join our backend engineering team.   Our Backend Engineering team is responsible for providing the tools and services we use to build and operate all our games, which are enjoyed by millions of users per month. We strive to improve the game development speed and remove the need for dedicated game backends. Specific language experience is less important to us than bringing on someone with a desire to learn and the ability to solve problems. As a team member you will: Write, maintain, run and operate HTTP APIs Manage, extend and improve our infrastructure Support our game teams with using our services and building new features Make sure that our services stay up. That means being prepared for on-call shifts There are plenty of opportunities to learn and develop your backend engineering skills here at Wooga. You will be a part of a team rich with decades of engineering experience both in and out of the games industry. We strive to be fast and independent learners who adapt quickly to changes in requirements. With broad technical knowledge from HTTP, to distributed and scalable systems, to server administration: we make sure our game teams can count on us to build and run the services they need. Who we are looking for You have initial professional experience as a backend engineer (it’s a huge plus if you have games industry experience!) You enjoy tackling problems independently and are a self-learner (we would love to see passion projects or involvement in extracurricular organizations on your CV) You are highly proficient with at least one programming language You enjoy working collaboratively with technical and non-technical team members Your English (both written and spoken) is good - no German skills are required, but we will help you learn if you’re keen! Bonus points for having experience with the following technologies: AWS Services Elixir, Erlang and Ruby Docker Amazon EC2 Container Service Terraform Why join us Work in a small, autonomous team with high degree of creative freedom. We are absolutely committed to ensuring you continue to grow professionally and will support you via day-to-day mentorship and a yearly Education Budget Collaborative and open company culture dedicated to making world-class games. Located in Europe’s most creative city with low cost of living and high quality of life with relocation support if you are not currently located in Berlin! At Wooga we are committed to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming environment for everyone who works here or with us, regardless to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion (or lack thereof) and game preferences.
Wooga Berlin, Germany
19 Apr, 2018
Full time
Lead Writer  at Wooga Our vision is to be on everyone’s home screen. We want to establish market leadership in story-driven casual games and create joyful everyday experiences for our players.  As a  Lead   Writer , you will lead a team of writers in shaping and executing the narrative vision for a new story-driven casual game, set in a rich, original world. You are a skilled writer & storyteller who understands how to structure stories using all of the tools video games provide. You can put on your “player hat” to understand how game pacing affects narrative and balance player freedom with an optimal story experience. You know how to build worlds with broad storytelling potential, and can bring memorable characters to life in concise, clear, characterful dialogue. You understand that great stories are not driven solely by plot but by characters and themes. Some of your responsibilities will include: Worldbuilding & IP Creation Owning the narrative vision for a game from concept to execution Leading, mentoring, & championing your team of writers Branching dialogue writing Content design, scripting, & documentation Collaboration with writers, narrative designers & artists on story development Story documentation Working with marketing to identify the audience and expand the brand    About you Several years experience as a professional writer Knowledge of a wide range of fiction genres required Urban fantasy, historical fiction, & young adult fiction a plus Native English skills required   Nice to have Shipped titles in a lead writing role preferred Experience writing video games, especially branching narrative, preferred Experience working in a writer’s room preferred Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample.   Read more about Storytelling at Wooga  here .   Our Promise Shape the future! Challenge the status quo and team up with a diverse group of experts working on crafting the world’s best games! Excite millions of players around the world every day through our games! Work just minutes from the center of Europe’s most vibrant city, have a nap in one of our sleeping pods or brush up your console games skills - enjoy our  unique office space ! Extensive relocation support to make your and your loved ones’ move to Berlin as smooth as possible! Make use of a significant education budget and extra days off for self-development. Join our meetups, talks, brown bag lunches, world cafe’s, internal trainings, workshops and many others! Did you know that German Is the third most commonly taught language worldwide? Learn it too! We offer German language classes for you and your significant other! Choose your own equipment and be set up for success! We got your back! As much coffee, drinks, and fruits as you can handle! Cool Wooga swag! ;)   At Wooga we are committed to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming environment for everyone who works here or with us, regardless to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion (or lack thereof) and game preferences.
Wooga Berlin, Germany
19 Apr, 2018
Full time
Game Writer  at Wooga Our vision is to be on everyone’s home screen. We want to establish market leadership in story-driven casual games and create joyful everyday experiences for our players. As our next Game Writer, you are skilled at building worlds, creating exciting story hooks, and bringing memorable characters to life in concise, clear, characterful dialogue. You can work with artists and narrative designers to ensure that the game’s narrative vision is carried through the game. You understand your audience and can put on your “player hat” to ensure the story remains entertaining. You understand the limits and are excited by the opportunities of storytelling in the free-to-play space. What you’ll be doing Help design and tell serialized, character-driven stories using free-to-play game mechanics Collaborate with the team on worldbuilding and character creation Write dialogue and other in-game texts Give and receive feedback in a writers’ room setting Champion the game’s story vision Give input on art and story-related features Play competitors’ games and look for new storytelling techniques & opportunities Who we are looking for Experience working as a professional writer, telling stories Native English skill Interest in video game storytelling Experience writing for games is a plus Experience working in a writers’ room is a plus Want to apply? Please make sure to submit a CV, cover letter, and  writing sample  for our interview committee to review! What we offer you Shape the future! Challenge the status quo and team up with a diverse group of experts working on crafting the world’s best games! Work just minutes from the center of Europe’s most vibrant city, have a nap in one of our sleeping pods or brush up your console games skills - enjoy our  unique office space ! Extensive relocation and visa support to make your and your loved ones’ move to Berlin as smooth as possible Make use of a significant education budget and extra days off for self-development. Join our meetups, talks, brown bag lunches, world cafe’s, internal trainings, workshops and many others Did you know that German Is the third most commonly taught language worldwide? Learn it too! We offer German language classes for you and your significant other! Choose your own equipment and be set up for success As much coffee, drinks, and fruits as you can handle At Wooga we are committed to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming environment for everyone who works here or with us, regardless to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion (or lack thereof) and game preferences.