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Jun 01, 2018
CCP Games is seeking a Brand Director to lead marketing efforts for the community driven spaceship MMO, EVE Online. EVE Online is a genre-defining multiplayer online universe that continues to win awards and delight participants over a decade after its release. More than just a game, EVE Online empowers people to create social connections and meaningful interactions in a rich alternate reality. The Brand Director will set the strategy for EVE Online’s continued success and help lead the team into the future. Working with a world-renowned group of game developers and content creators, you will drive growth, inspire change, and build the future of online service marketing. The position is based in Reykjavik, Iceland.   RESPONSIBILITIES: Lead continued growth and development of the EVE Online brand in an ever-evolving online landscape Build strong, collaborative relationships with key internal product leaders Provide strategic and tactical marketing leadership across a diverse publishing organization Develop and own the product positioning, messaging framework and brand identity to guide marketing and communications Empower players, employees, and partners to become brand advocates and evangelists Direct and coordinate internal resources and external agencies to achieve business goals Analyze and act on key performance indicators to drive value   QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing/Communications, Business, Economics, or related experience required; MBA preferred Minimum 3 years of experience in Brand Marketing 3+ years of experience managing a digital IP, online service, or entertainment property from a brand/marketing perspective Familiarity and experience with software development practices preferred   REQUIREMENTS: Strong personal and professional communication skills Ability to challenge conventional thinking in a constructive, customer-centric way Strong planning and organizational skills; ability to juggle and manage multiple priorities under tight project deadlines Proven record of leading diverse groups of people to achieve desired results
CCP Reykjavík, Iceland Full time
May 27, 2018
CCP is looking for an experienced developer to join a services development team, tasked with providing infrastructure and services external to our games.   Our projects include account management, payment services, support tools, and more. We are in the process of migrating our architecture to micro-services hosted in AWS.    We require: B.Sc. in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent training and professional experience 5+ years of commercial development experience Independence, ability to drive projects and take initiative Ability to communicate clearly and work effectively with others Ability to work in a collaborative programming environment Strong technical and analytical ability   We prefer: Broad programming experience across a variety of platforms and languages E-commerce related experience Experience in micro-services development Experience with AWS stack Experience with message queues Experience in Agile development
CCP Reykjavík, Iceland Full time
May 27, 2018
CCP is looking for a versatile web developer to join our web team. The ideal candidate is a team player, with great interest and passion for all aspects of web development and has proven industry experience working on multifaceted web applications. Responsibilities include: Developing web and presentation components, using sophisticated knowledge of current web technologies to create dynamic and highly interactive web experiences Promoting and advocating the latest web technologies, standards & tools Required experience/skills: B.Sc in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent training and professional experience A minimum of 3 years industry experience working on customer facing web sites Strong knowledge of front end web technologies including CSS, React, NPM/Yarn, graphics and video Good understanding of responsive design for mobile and tablet devices Experience with source control systems like Git Experience with HTTP APIs and RESTful web services Good Knowledge of web standards, cross-browser compatibility and HTTP Strong problem-solving skills and great attention to detail Highly motivated team player with great communication skills Positive and proactive attitude Desired experience/skills: Experience and talent for UI/UX design Experience working with: Photoshop/Illustrator .NET Core, ASP.NET and MVC Webpack, Babel & Node.js Amazon Web Services Micro services and containerization (Docker, Kubernetes) GraphQL Agile and Test-driven development Passion for games and basic knowledge of CCP products
CCP Reykjavík, Iceland Full time
May 24, 2018
We're looking for a person experienced with data science at scale in fast moving companies – to help others do the same. What’s the opportunity? :thinking_face: Avo is a startup in Iceland, partly based in San Francisco.  We believe that fast moving companies can do data science in a more rewarding and efficient way, so we are on a mission to change the best practices in analytics.  We build products that prevent the two biggest problems in data; irrelevance and incorrectness. In addition to our products, we are building an international knowledge sharing community. Amazing companies all over the world are doing amazing data science at scale. We want to make sure best practices are being shared. Come and join us, to help fast moving companies do data science in a more rewarding and efficient way. What will I be doing? :rocket: Be in direct contact with our customers to learn how they do data science, and continuously understand how we can help them optimize it. Be proactive in finding and contacting companies that do impressive data science, and find the individuals who are willing to knowledge share. Contribute as a writer, interviewer, and reviewer of our blog, Twitter, conference talks, podcasts, videos, tutorials, best practices, documentations, etc. Be proactive in maintaining expertise in product analytics and data science by knowing the latest, who the influencers are, finding credible conferences, etc. Be an expert in trending methods in data gathering, processing, and visualization, to be able to provide relevant insights and thoughts in our knowledge sharing community, and to be able to contribute to the Avo product development. Have or develop a vision for how we at Avo can develop our digital products to help companies do data science in a more rewarding and efficient way. Understand the Avo products. Design and implement reports that track key business metrics and provide actionable insights. Be willing to communicate findings. Be willing and able to answer questions by using appropriate statistical techniques on available data. Always be improving. What skills do I need? :book: Excellent communication skills, with ability and passion for understanding people’s needs. Experience with data science at scale in a fast moving company; preferably many different companies. Experience with event based analytics data. Experience with broken data and miscommunication around data gathering and analytics. Experience manipulating and analyzing large data sets from varying sources. Passion and experience for solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches, while realising that qualitative solutions are sometimes a more relevant approach. Ability to convey and communicate results and learnings in a clear, precise, and actionable manner. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team. Experience with analytics and computational tools, such as Python, Python's Pandas, R, Jupyter Notebooks, Qlik, Tableau, Redshift, Snowflake, BigQuery, Data Studio, Hadoop, Spark, etc. Experience with analytics and experimentation tools that help companies optimize their products, such as Amplitude, Mixpanel, Heap, Pendo, Optimizely, Leanplum, etc. Experience with relational databases and SQL. Familiarity with distributed system technologies such as Hadoop or Redshift. What do I get? :heart_eyes: Join a high performance, fast moving, international startup with amazing people. Learn a lot. Grow with us. Company culture of mutual respect, no politics, all hands on deck, and shared responsibility. Teammates that care about continuous improvement of themselves and each other. Nice office in downtown Reykjavik. A Slack channel dedicated to #cutestuff. How to I apply? :writing_hand: Help us understand why you’re interested in joining Avo, why we’re a good fit for each other, and why you’d help us help others do data science in a more rewarding and efficient way. Share your CV that includes a list of previous jobs, interests and available references. Make sure to include your relevant online profiles (Twitter, Fb, GitHub, or whatever you find relevant for us).
Avo Reykjavík, Iceland // San Francisco, US Full time
May 24, 2018
We're looking for a publisher to take our publications to the next level. We believe in the power of producing high quality editorial content to grow our business. What’s the opportunity?   :thinking_face: We plan to build a culture around sharing thoughts behind what we’re building, what we’re thinking, and what industry influencers consider best practices in developer experience and product analytics. We want our publications to be centered around what our readers find interesting and valuable, inspired by Intercom and Slack. Come and join us as an Editor and help us take our publications to the next level. What will I be doing? :rocket: Contribute as a writer, interviewer, and reviewer of our blog, Twitter, conference talks, podcasts, videos, tutorials, best practices, documentations, etc. Help your team effectively share their knowledge and insights on product analytics and developer experience. Become an expert on product analytics and developer experience by knowing the latest, who the influencers are, finding credible conferences, etc. Support editorial production, from drafting articles to interviewing experts, proofreading copy to writing headlines. Write funny tweets. :poop: Help us create Avo’s tone of voice. Always be improving. Be better than we are at English. :troll: Care deeply and be creative in growing our audience. What skills do I need?   :book: Professional experience in a writing/editing role. Excellent editing and writing skills. Experience, or at least a demonstrable interest, in how software and data are changing the world. Skills in social media, Google Docs, Wordpress-like-tools, and image editing software. Proficient in emojis, gifs, cute stuff, and English. A qualification in journalism/communications/multimedia would be advantageous but not essential. What do I get?   :heart_eyes: Join a high performance, fast moving, international startup with amazing people. Learn a lot. Grow with us. Company culture of mutual respect, no politics, all hands on deck, and shared responsibility. Teammates that care about continuous improvement of themselves and each other. Nice office in downtown Reykjavik. A Slack channel dedicated to #cutestuff. How to I apply?   :writing_hand: Help us understand why you’re interested in joining Avo, why we’re a good fit for each other, and why you’d help us create an outstanding online presence. Share your CV that includes a list of previous jobs, interests and available references. Make sure to include your relevant online profiles (Twitter, Fb, GitHub, or whatever you find relevant for us).
Avo San Francisco / Reykjavik Contractor
May 14, 2018
WE'RE LOOKING FOR A GAME DEVELOPER to join our team and build the next generation of multiplayer mobile games. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE… Enjoys games of all kind! Has experience in programming games in Unity3D or an equivalent cross-platform game engine. BONUS POINTS FOR… Having developed multiplayer games in Unity (e.g. using Unity Networking or similar frameworks) Having game design experience of any kind. Being interested in building applications using React Native in a functional programming style (using the ReasonML programming language). TASKS INCLUDE... Developing mobile multiplayer games in Unity3D. Developing mobile game UI in React Native using the ReasonML programming language. Developing against Google Firebase datastores and Cloud Functions. Writing and deploying Firebase Cloud Functions. PERKS… Family-friendly workplace. Smart and experienced coworkers. Calm office with a beautiful view. Breakfast and lunch every day with vegan options. APPLYING: To apply, send an email to jobs@teatime.games with: A cover letter that describes your interest in joining Teatime A CV that includes a list of previous jobs, interests and available references. Make sure to include your relevant online profiles (GitHub, Twitter, Goodreads, etc.)
Teatime Games Reykjavík, Iceland Full time
May 11, 2018
CCP Games is looking for a talented and ambitious User Interface & Experience (UI/UX) Designer to help shape and implement the UI/UX for Project Nova at the CCP Reykjavik office in Iceland. The ideal candidate has a great sense of user centered design, aesthetics, UI/UX flow to assist in the creation of clean, functional interfaces for complex features. The successful designer will work with a group of highly motivated multidisciplinary individuals to define goals and strategies, and design solutions to craft the best user experience and user flows for our new game. Responsibilities Collaborate closely with the production lead and team to craft a compelling user experience for the game’s UI, that is easy to use and understand Create concept wireframes, icons, user flow diagrams, and prototypes to validate design assumptions and direction Iterate with the team on the game’s user interface design, user experience and user interface flow to reach the best solutions Deliver visual ideas and concepts in compelling way Required Highly motivated and self-directed Ability to work in a multidisciplinary cross functional team Ability to concept and implement UI/UX solutions Experience building Web UI/UX Passion for video games Excellent verbal and written communication skills Demonstrable experience working in Photoshop, Illustrator, Axure, Visio or other similar software Prototype ideas both high and low fidelity Excellent sense for player usability Understand tech. limitations of web-technology Knowledge of HTML/SCSS/CSS and web technology Aware of current trends in user centered and user experience design   Plus Experience in HTML/SCSS/CSS Experience in Javascript Experience with Coherent GT Experience with UMG in Unreal Engine 4 Experience with animation tools such as Axure Pro, Flash, After Effects or similar Strong knowledge of the games industry
CCP Reykjavík, Iceland Full time
May 11, 2018
CCP Games is looking for a talented and ambitious Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst to help shape and implement the QA direction and processes for Project Nova at the CCP Reykjavik office in Iceland . Responsibilities   Test Planning & Documentation Create/maintain test plans with input from all aspects of the team Create/maintain/(execute) test cases in a TCM repository Create/maintain regression scripts (presumably these will be run by outsourcer or automation) Create/maintain test or deployment documentation   Defect Management Monitor defect status with the team and perform regular triage Manage defect tracking environment and process w/producers and QA engineering Create and maintain best practices for defect tracking for the project   Leadership/Domain Expertise Continues drive to understand the current state of the product and its direction Effective in driving cross-team and cross-studio collaboration on quality Engages in risk assessment and impacts mapping of issues w/team at planning stages Proactively improves the quality related processes of the team, and instill a mindset of collaborative quality in them Ability to manage offsite team of QA, and coordinate with offsite team of developers Reviews designs and requirements and provides feedback prior to and during implementation Identifies areas which could benefit from automation (and assists with designing tests for those areas)   Required Experience in working with outsourcing and contractors Experience in managing the day-to-day manual testing effort Experience in working in software development Highly motivated and self-directed Team focus, individual capability Critical mindset – Confidence in questioning decisions Interpersonal communications skills Drive to continuously improve the project Ability to build intelligent, lightweight and flexible processes to augment team work, not bog them down in QA admin and do things “the way it always gets done”   Plus Experience in working in an agile team Experience with git Experience in test automation Experience in playing FPS games Experience in programming Experience with Unreal engine Proficient in systems design, or understanding of the proficiency Performance benchmarking and profiling
CCP Reykjavík, Iceland Full time
May 11, 2018
CCP is looking for an experienced quality assurance analyst to work alongside our talented art team. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of graphics technology and software packages such as Wwise, Photoshop, Maya and has explored various game editors. A keen eye for detail and previous exposure to Agile development processes is a plus, they will need to be highly organized and methodical surrounding the planning and testing phases.   The candidate will be a part of the development cycle for graphic features and technology from the initial design phase all the way to release. Assist with improving team practices for testing and identifying areas where manual test effort can be saved through test automation or tool creation.  Responsibilities: Create, maintain and execute test plans Publishing art ready assets into the game client as part of the QA process Review the visual quality of the game assets and provide feedback to the artists Organize test execution with the whole team when needed Work closely with the engineers on your team to suggest new validation routines or tools that will aid in identifying invalid content Actively participate in your own and your team’s planning and effort prioritization by evaluating risk, providing time estimations and general suggestions and improvements Be effective in driving cross-team collaboration and Whole Team Quality   Additional Desired Skills (not required but a “Plus”): Knowledge about EVE Online Understanding of the art creation process (Modeling, UVing, Texturing etc.) Game engine experience (Unreal, Unity etc.) A good understanding of current and past generation hardware (CPU/GPU) Programming knowledge (C++/Python) Agile development experience
CCP Reykjavík, Iceland Full time
May 11, 2018
CCP Games is seeking a talented and ambitious Backend Engineer for CCP ’s Project Nova – a new high quality PC FPS set in the universe of New Eden. We are looking for someone capable of acting as a key contributor to the development of the backend architecture and implementation.   We are looking for a highly talented and driven individual who wants to be part of an exceptional team, in an inspiring and collaborative environment, working on ground-breaking technology with potentially extraordinary impact. Responsibilities Design, develop, and maintain modular and scalable backend technology for persistent multiplayer games Build and maintain IaC for cloud deployment Develop strategy and infrastructure for cloud-based continuous deployment Design, develop, and maintain scaling strategies and matchmaking Integrate with 3rd party services like PSN, Facebook, Steam Develop strategies for security and stability   Required 3+ years industry experience as an Engineer, of which at least 2+ involved with backend Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, or higher Must feel comfortable creating innovation and leveraging the strengths of emerging and pre-existing technologies Highly motivated and self-directed Knowledge of container-based services Knowledge of cloud based development and deployment Knowledge of automated deployment and maintenance of high volume services Experience with managing and deploying from git repositories Able to operate in Windows and POSIX environments Knowledge of creating and using Docker in development and deployment Experience instrumenting for monitoring and alerting (i.e.: DataDog or NewRelic) Experience instrumenting for debugging (i.e.: Sentry, ELK, or Splunk) Knowledge of messaging patterns Experience designing and implementing RESTful interfaces Experience with IaC frameworks (i.e.: OpenStack or CloudFormation) Knowledge of scaling and caching strategies Comprehensive understanding of UDP, TCP, and HTTP standards Ability to work under pressure and to deadline with little oversight Passion for video games Fluent in English , with excellent verbal and written communication skills for working with internal and external multi-disciplinary teams Plus Experience setting up and maintaining analytics services Experience with AWS Experience with GoLang Knowledge of RDBS Knowledge of UE4  All candidates should include a portfolio or supporting samples of previous work, together with a cover letter.
CCP Reykjavík, Iceland Full time