About the Role
Who We Are
Asmodee is an entertainment leader specialized in boardgames. We’re a global team committed to bringing people together through great games and amazing stories. We strive to be an employer of choice by creating endless opportunities, promoting a supportive and inclusive culture, and rewarding success.
We believe in passion. We stimulate creativity. We emphasize team play. We exhibit caring. We demonstrate integrity. We are boldly daring. By joining our team, you will be empowered to engage in meaningful, innovative and unforgettable work and to give back to our communities!
What You’ll Do
The Associate Game Developer is responsible for working with Game Developers in turning game design documents and developing game rule content for new and supplemental miniatures game products. The Associate Game Developer works closely with the Head of Product Development and Development Manager to ensure game rules reflect the core pillars of Atomic Mass Games. The Associate Game Developer serves as part of the creative review team for products alongside the games Lead Developer, helping provide feedback and input toward realizing the final product. The Associate Game Developer also works closely with Graphic Design to assist with layout and proofing on their projects and others as necessary.
Assist Game Developers in developing rules based on design content and mechanics for a variety of new and established game systems as part of a larger studio team.
Work alongside Game Developers to ensure final game products are fun, engaging, thematically appropriate, in keeping with the spirit of the licensed intellectual property (if any), within the scope of the vision outlined at the beginning of the project.
Manage the status and progress of all active projects as assigned.
Work to layout final rules into print files alongside Graphic Design.
Serve as the primary point of contact for the play-testing process including establishing strong external play-test groups.
Work closely inside the Development department to ensure each project reaches its full potential while staying on target with deadlines.
Work as needed alongside the Development Manager in coordinating with Game Producers to ensure budgets for assigned projects are within specifications and sufficient benchmarks are in place to meet planned deadlines.
Help progress of non-game rules related assets by ensuring that stake holding departments have critical information concerning how their projects interact with game development.
Maintain good communication and overall excellent relationship with, Freelance Artists, Writers, Editors, Play-testers, and internal teams as needed.
Support studio events and promote studio products as requested by Marketing.
All other assignments as directed by management.
What You’ll Be a Part Of
At Asmodee, we believe that great games and amazing stories have the power to bring people together. Strong communities are formed around the game table through the entertainment of game play. Shared play sparks discussions, fosters imagination and creates memories. As a leader of our industry, we have the responsibility to help these communities thrive. Asmodee exists to bring people together in a sustainable and positive way for individuals, communities and our planet.
What To Expect From Us
22 Days of PTO Annually
9 Paid Holidays
Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
Competitive 401K Match
Paid Parental Leave
2 Paid Volunteer Days Off
Flexible & Hybrid Schedules
Extensive Game Discounts
$250 Annually in Game Bucks
Career Growth & Development
Mental Health Programs
Virtual Healthcare Options
Employee Assistance Program
Employee Referral Program
Asmodee’s purpose is Bringing People Together. To us that means all kinds of people, no matter their perceived differences.
We strive to create a workplace where everyone feels empowered to show up as their full and authentic selves. We seek to support our diverse community of players by creating representative gaming experiences that celebrate a variety of backgrounds, skills, and views. Diversity and Inclusion fuels our creativity and promotes internal and external equity which allows us to continue in our efforts to bring people together around the game table. Games are for everyone.
What Makes You SuccessfulMinimum of Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent work experience in creative writing, game design, computer science or related field.Experience with tabletop miniatures games both those produced by AMG and others.QualificationsExcellent written and verbal communication skills.Excellent creative skills.Proficient in word processing programs (e.g., MS Word, iWorks Pages), spreadsheet programs (e.g., MS Excel, iWorks Numbers), and Adobe InDesign.Familiar with Adobe InDesign, Filemaker Pro, and MAC OSX.Self-directed time management and strong organizational skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Able to prioritize assignments and meet deadlines while working independently.Detail oriented and dedicated to making great games.Ability to collaborate effectively with other teams and individuals.Able to travel up to 10% of the time; sometimes with short notice.