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Join an exciting new social game company!

Playteau, a recently founded game developer in Bellevue, is creating fun and innovative games for social networks. We are taking an exciting cross-platform approach with projects on major social networks, the web, Sony's PlayStation Network and Microsoft's Xbox Live Arcade.

Open Positions


Graphic Designer

Are you interested in working in one of the hottest industries, social games? When you sleep, do you dream of art? Do you find yourself constantly thinking how could make that ad perform better? Do you want your work to have an impact? If this describes you, come work with us!

We are a successful social games company looking for a talented graphic designer to join our team. Our team includes industry veterans and notable game designers. Our portfolio of upcoming games is an amazing opportunity for someone like yourself to be a valued contributor.

Responsibilities
  • Work with marketing team to design marketing material (display ads, icons, logos, web pages, etc)
  • Create wireframes, mock-ups and related material for game and marketing concepts
  • Work with game designers to design UI/ UX for games
  • Drive the user interface of our upcoming games
  • Brainstorm creative solutions to any design or user experience obstacles
Qualifications
  • Minimum of three years work related experience required
  • Strong knowledge of user interface and functionality best practices
  • Excellent creative skills and the ability to think outside the box
  • Keen eye for design and the talent to implement it
  • Attention to detail, while working in a fast-paced setting
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • High proficiency in Creative Suite 5, especially Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Flash experience a big plus
  • A passion for games, especially Facebook-style games, is essential
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
Location
  • Bellevue, Washington
Benefits

Playteau offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.

Playteau is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.

Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs(at)playteau.com.


Senior Flash Developer

We are looking for a Senior Flash Developer to help develop for our current and future games. The ideal candidate has a background in online or social game development, client/ server architecture, formal CS training, and is looking for an exciting opportunity in an emerging social games company.

Responsibilities
  • Lead design and development of highly-interactive games in Flash ActionScript 3 that are high-quality, high-performance, scalable and easy to evolve
  • Lead the internal Flash development team, and mentor junior developers
  • Actively participate in the game design process with the Chief Software Architect and Game Team to create a rich, interactive and engaging experience for our players
  • Help define, establish, and enforce best practices for the team
  • Partner with Game Team to design these elements into future games
Qualifications
  • Minimum 3 years building flash applications, ideally online or social games, in ActionScript 3.0
  • Advanced knowledge of Flex/ FlashBuilder (3 or 4) and object-oriented coding is required
  • Proficiency in Creative Suite 5 (CS5) Professional is required, with the ability to modify/ create supporting graphical assets being a big plus
  • Experience in object-oriented coding, dynamic content loading, web services/ XML, HTML, and JavaScript
  • Hands-on knowledge of Java, PHP, and/ or MySQL is highly desirable
  • Experience working with social network APIs, such as Facebook, is a plus
  • Ability to think creatively, act entrepreneurially, and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • A passion for games, especially Facebook-style games, is essential
  • BS degree required, MS preferred
Location
  • Bellevue, Washington
Benefits

Playteau offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.

Playteau is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.

Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs(at)playteau.com.


PHP Developer - Full or Part Time

We are seeking an expert PHP Developer. This is an integral position that involves projects throughout our company. This position reports to our Chief Software Architect.

If you enjoy a challenging but rewarding work environment, this is your opportunity.

Qualifications
  • 5+ years in PHP development
  • Experience w/ C++, Java or other object oriented languages a plus
  • Experience w/ templating systems such as PHPSugar or Smarty
  • Experience w/ web services (essential)
  • Expertise in HTML (no WYSIWYG), CSS, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL
  • Experience coding for and testing content/ layout in multiple browsers
  • Basic UI troubleshooting abilities
  • Prefer understanding of automated web testing frameworks and solutions, including PHPUnit and Selenium
  • Experience writing stored procedures a plus
Location
  • Bellevue, Washington
Benefits

Playteau offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.

Playteau is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.

Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs(at)playteau.com.