Careers with LAI Games

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Be Part of an Innovative, Industry Leading Team

LAI Games is a leading developer and manufacturer of arcade games and products with a portfolio comprised of video games, Virtual Reality experiences, mobile applications, ticket redemption games, and more.

Our goal is to craft the most engaging, rewarding and innovative games and experiences in the out of home entertainment space, including arcades, barcades, bowling alleys and family entertainment centres. This commitment to innovation is demonstrated by the consistent launch of category-defining, award-winning titles such as Speed of Light, Snapshot, Let’s Bounce, HYPERshoot, and Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride.

Careers at LAI Games

Our Vision

Creating experiences
people can’t get anywhere else.

Rapid prototyping, evaluation and iteration are the core elements of our development processes, and we are looking for fun, energetic, and talented people who share our passion for innovative games and products that enrich the out of home entertainment experiences for millions of players around the world.

Our arcade games are large, dynamic, physical products that leverage a wide variety of technologies, interfaces and formats to deliver unique and engaging user experiences. Developing these games requires a high level of collaboration within a development team consisting of a range of disciplines including mechanical, electrical and software engineers, game developers, artists, designers and fabricators. As such, our work environment rewards people who are curious, collaborative, and productive, embracing the responsibility that comes with freedom from micro-management, and striving for excellence in everything they do.

If this sounds like you, apply to join our fun, dynamic development team!

Current Career Opportunities

About

Our development team consists of passionate gamers, driven to make the most fun, engaging and rewarding games and experiences for our players. We collaborate, evaluate, and iterate on everything that goes into the game, with a strong focus on “easy to play, hard to master”, and great user experiences.

Our Game Programmers enjoy all elements of development, leveraging their experience, passion, and alignment with the design team, to drive the production of almost every aspect of our game development, from gameplay logic and physics, to shaders, audio, UI and beyond. One of the most unique and engaging aspects of arcade games is the range of technologies and interface devices used to deliver memorable gameplay experiences. Motivated by the diversity of products, projects and technologies they’re exposed to in their role, our Game Programmers thrive in the collaborative environment that drives the integration of these game elements, delivering incredible, physical games and experiences that no PC, console or mobile can replicate at home.

Responsibilities
  • Design and develop game software with a high standard of code quality, stability, maintainability, readability and performance.
  • Collaborate with a team of programmers, artists and designers to build asset pipelines, workflow processes and per-project development tools that are stable, elegant and efficient.
  • Collaborate with a team of programmers to advise the best software packages, hardware platforms, game engines and techniques for implementing games, features and tools.
  • Advise the development team with the scope and resources required for new product ideas, new game features and improvements to our existing game catalogue.
  • Work with electrical engineers to integrate custom hardware interfaces into our games and implement tools for thoroughly testing hardware.
  • Diagnose and resolve issues with current and past projects, and test to ensure stability.
  • Contribute to the design of new product ideas and features.
  • Rapidly prototype and iterate on new game ideas to evaluate their fun, feasibility and market fit.
Requirements
  • Strong experience with C# and Unity3D games targeting PC platforms.
  • Strong experience with common gameplay features such as physics, animation, user interfaces, state machines, shaders, networking, etc.
  • Strong understanding of PC hardware performance, bench-marking and optimisation.
  • Experience writing other software such as C++ DLLs, APIs, servers, windows services, console programs, Powershell/batch scripts, or websites.
  • Experience working in teams with version control systems such as Git, Mercurial or Perforce.
  • Experience with a variety of software development tools and practices such as unit testing, build automation, dependency injection, data-driven development, etc.
  • Able to thrive in a diverse, collaborative team working productively and autonomously.
  • Strong communication skills in English, both written and verbal.
  • A passion for games is critical as you’ll be collaborating with the games development team and contributing to LAI Games products.
Qualifications
  • Tertiary degree or diploma in a programming related discipline or equivalent experience.
Benefits
  • Flexible working hours
  • Monthly self-directed personal development days and game jams
  • We finish at 4:30 every Friday afternoon for social drinks and games
  • Work in a dynamic, creative work space located in Singapore’s technology and media hub
  • Live and work in amazing Singapore! One of the safest, cleanest, greenest, most well connected and multicultural cities in the world!
  • Being a part of the out-of-home entertainment industry, we like to have frequent team events and enjoy what the industry has to offer.
  • We have close relationships with key customers such as Timezone, and get to spend a lot of time in their centres

If this sounds like you, click the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to our jobs portal where you can upload your resume and portfolio, and share links to your work.

About

Our development team consists of passionate gamers, driven to make the most fun, engaging and rewarding games and experiences for our players. We collaborate, evaluate, and iterate on everything that goes into the game, with a strong focus on “easy to play, hard to master”, and great user experiences.

As our Workshop Technician, you will take charge of our 1,500 sqft workshop, responsible for the fabrication of our game prototypes and mechanisms. You will play an integral role in the development of our products by ensuring our engineering activities are both elegant and robust. This is a hands-on position, and our Workshop Technician will possess sound practical experience in a range of materials and fabrication techniques, engineering, fittings, dimensions, and tolerances.

As an arcade game development team, we often design with our hands, and this role requires a sharp understanding of when to be quick and messy, rapid prototyping ideas for evaluation, as well as when to be measured and precise, ensuring the engineered solution is realised and evaluated as per the design intent.

Responsibilities
  • Fabricate rough mock-ups and mechanisms from basic descriptions of the requirements and simple sketches.
  • Fabricate accurate game cabinets and mechanisms from detailed engineering drawings.
  • Provide DFMA feedback to the engineering teams.
  • Undertake independently the maintenance and repair of workshop equipment.
  • Provide support to our test locations (technical testing).
  • Develop and update own skills and knowledge to meet the job requirement through training and self-learning.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with outsourcing partners.
  • Manage inventory of tools, materials and other consumables.
  • Efficiently and effectively plan, organise and prioritise tasks involved in the day to day running of the workshop.
Requirements
  • Preferably with 2-3 years working in a technical field.
  • A solid understanding of woodworking, metal work and construction of various and sometimes complex product designs.
  • Capable of reading engineering drawings.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, a resourceful team player possessing an inquisitive mind, with an ability to solve problems in a practical and efficient manner.
  • Highly efficient and have a good rapport with the development teams.
  • Well-developed communication skills to enable the identification and understanding of project requirements
  • Basic understanding of electronics an advantage.
Benefits
  • Flexible working hours
  • We finish at 4:30 every Friday afternoon for social drinks and games
  • Work in a dynamic, creative work space located in Singapore’s technology and media hub
  • Being a part of the out-of-home entertainment industry, we like to have frequent team events and enjoy what the industry has to offer.
  • We have close relationships with key customers such as Timezone and get to spend a lot of time in their centres.

If this sounds like you, click the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to our jobs portal where you can upload your resume and portfolio, and share links to your work.