Careers at LAI Games

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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.

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 and tinkerers, 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. The electrical systems are the lifeblood of our products, and our Electronics Engineers work closely with the entire development team to understand the various features and functions, leveraging their passion for technology and electronics to engineer solutions that allow the industry’s most innovative games and experiences to come to life.

Responsibilities
  • Create and refine technical documentation that detail the product’s design intent.
  • Discuss and solve complex problems with manufacturing departments, sub-contractors, suppliers and customers.
  • Specify and manage electrical drawings, part lists, and BOMs.
  • Support running projects to meet agreed deadlines.
  •  Facilitate game cabinet fabrication through prototyping and development.
  • Work closely with the mechanical team to ensure electrical requirements are understood and catered for.
  • Design, operate and evaluate rigs for testing electromechanical components and concepts.
  • Design, test and evaluate PCBs for use in our products.
  • Testing and verification of complete the product’s electronic system.
Requirements
  • 5 years experience in system and PCB design.
  • Strong experience with Altium design tools with proven ability to design, prototype and troubleshoot PCB designs.
  • Strong experience in debugging systems (comprising of embedded controllers, PCs and harnessing).
  • Strong experience in PCB testing procedures and creation of instruction for 3rd party fab houses.
  • Strong ability in embedded systems programming
  • Strong ability in creating and maintaining documentation for production and end-user support.
  • Experience in complex harnessing design and production an advantage.
  • Familiarity with UL safety standards and test equipment an advantage.
  • 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
  • Bachelor or Diploma of Engineering (Electronics) or equivalent work experience
Advantageous
  • Bachelor or Diploma of Engineering (Mechatronics) or equivalent work 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 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. Our Embedded Developers enjoy all elements of development, leveraging their experience and passion to drive the production of almost every aspect of our game development, from gameplay, audio, lighting, 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 Embedded Developers 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 embedded game firmware with a high standard of code quality, stability, maintainability, readability and performance.
  • Take ownership in creating and updating the low level framework that will form the building blocks of the I/O for our games
  • 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
  • 3+ years of embedded development experience
  • Strong skills in embedded firmware design and implementation in C/C++
  • Strong ability to create portable code
  • Strong analytical and logic reasoning skill
  • Experience using embedded development tools (IDEs, compilers, JTAG, ISP, Oscilloscope, logic analyser)
  • Understanding on embedded MCU architectures and peripherals
  • Experience with communication protocols like I2C, SPI, USB, Serial RS232/RS485
  • 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 Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Advantageous
  • Experience with C#
  • 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 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.

Creating the artistic vision of our products, from what you see and experience on screen to the cabinet you interact with at the arcade, this is a highly creative role for an artist with a vibrant imagination coupled with a high degree of artistic skill. Happy tackling the job of being an individual contributor while championing the art direction for the game, this role is highly impactful and rewarding.

Our Game Artist will value working in a highly collaborative team that celebrates artistic passion, creativity, innovation, and a strong desire to make big contributions to amazing arcade games and experiences.

Responsibilities
  • Create character, creature, and structural concepts.
  • Create environmental concepts that include landscapes, architectural designs, props, and occasional mood paintings.
  • Create polished illustrations.
  • Iterate on in-game assets with production artists via paintovers, studies, and group critiques.
  • Work with team leads to flesh out and expand the games artistic direction beyond the screen, contributing to the cabinet design, cabinet art, lighting, and gameplay.
  • Develop relationships with the design, engineering and software teams to help maintain a “Gameplay First” approach to game development.
  • Create storyboard sequences that implement storytelling and communication objectives.
Requirements
  • Self-motivated, great communication skills, and a great team-player attitude.
  • 3+ years’ experience as a concept artist.
  • Mastery of digital content creation tools such as Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Excellent illustration skills, deep understanding of composition, colour theory, values, form, shape language, and silhouette.
  • Able to carry an idea from the conceptual phase to the finished illustration, and an understanding of how to adapt these ideas to real-time game environments.
  • A passion for video games.
Advantageous
  • Working knowledge of 3D art techniques and software packages such as Maya, 3Ds Max or Blender
  • Experience concepting VFX
  • Experience implementing artwork into Unity 3D
  • Interests or experience in other areas of game art (animation, FX, UI, etc…)
  • Experience in print production
  • Experience with Substance Painter
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.

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.

Taking pride in maintaining the best and most reliable build processes, server configurations and development workflows, our Game Engineers don’t just help to remove technical roadblocks when they arrive, they foresee them and prevent them from ever occurring. They are passionate about technology, up to date with the latest developments in the industry, and use this knowledge on a day to day basis to ensure that our games are always cutting edge. Game programmers at heart, our Game Engineers take a step back and analyse our projects as a whole, designing, implementing and monitoring the architecture that allows our team to efficiently craft some of the most innovative, engaging and rewarding games and experiences in our industry.

Responsibilities
  • Design and develop elegant solutions for a diverse range of complex problems to empower our teams to create games that are both technically and creatively innovative.
  • Work closely with artists, designers, QA and engineers across all projects to discover opportunities where software can improve our workflows and infrastructure.
  • Collaborate with programmers, artists and designers to create tools, asset pipelines, workflow processes and cloud solutions that are reliable, efficient and easy to use.
  • Design and develop game software with a high standard of code quality, stability, maintainability, readability and performance.
  • Provide expert advise regard the best operating systems, hardware platforms, game engines and techniques for implementing games, features and tools.
  • 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
  • High standards of code quality, usability and maintainability.
  • Expert experience developing PC games with Unity3D and C#
  • Experience with REST APIs and cloud-based platforms (AWS, Azure, etc).
  • Strong knowledge of bench-marking, optimisation and PC hardware performance.
  • Able to thrive in a diverse, collaborative team working productively and autonomously.
  • Strong experience with common gameplay features such as physics, animation, user interfaces, state machines, networking, etc.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Advantageous
  • Experience with iOS, Android and web development, and any other programming languages
  • Experience developing for VR
Qualifications
  • Tertiary degree in a relevant technical field, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years experience in design and development of games.
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

It is our vision to bring products to market that revolutionise the industry, and we want to ensure we enhance every location in which our games and products are installed. Bringing a love of design, games and user experience, our industrial designer will collaborate with developers and engineers to shape the look, feel and function of the products we create. Products that capture the imaginations of our players and operators, promising an engaging and rewarding gameplay experience you can’t get anywhere else.

Responsibilities
  • Draft sketches of potential products
  • Use detailed drawings and CAD to demonstrate product design intent
  • Design and fabricate proof of concepts and prototypes for evaluation
  • Work with engineering, software development, art and production to establish and evaluate design concepts for manufactured products.
  • Ideation and generation of innovative concepts with consideration of human factors, usability, form, function, finish, branding, artwork, manufacture and assembly of our games and products.
  • Developing solutions that exceed user expectations and provide best in class user experiences
  • UX and UI design, developing engaging, visually appealing interfaces which are intuitive to navigate and bring a sense of joy to our users.
  • Generation of product renderings and prototypes to clearly communicate product vision to various stakeholders
  • Providing inspirational leadership to the design team, helping direct the creative process within the office, mentoring and guiding less senior team members as required
  • Collaborating with the engineering team to ensure designs are cost-efficient, mechanically feasible and manufacturable whilst firmly protecting and communicating the design intent and creative vision of the product
  • Ongoing investigation into potential new technologies, techniques, processes, market trends and styling that could be applied to new products
Requirements
  • The ideal candidate will have a degree in Industrial or Product Design/Development with a strong technical background in delivering projects from concept through to manufacture with a thorough understanding of the product development process.
  • You will have a passion for investigating different processes and techniques from various innovation fields and translating and implementing those ideas into new product offerings.
  • You will be an explorer, always looking for new ways of doing things, with a passion for design trends and staying up to date with market styles and the latest technologies.
  • With in-depth experience in design methodologies you have an ability to understand user needs and transfer these insights into meaningful product concepts, effectively communicating your ideas through drawings, renderings, prototypes and strong modelling skills.
  • You are a conceptual and strategic thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, able to engage with other highly creative individuals, and work in a diverse team.
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

An amazing user experience is something we take very seriously and pride ourselves on delivering to our players and operators. It’s a responsibility shared across the company, but at its core is the R&D QA team. We’re searching for people with a passion for QA to help us continue to deliver engaging and rewarding games and experiences for years to come. Our QA Testers are the masters of our games – they know every mechanic inside and out, having been with the game every step of the way from the very first prototype all the way to (and beyond) it’s release. They are the only ones who rival the game developers themselves in their in depth knowledge of our games and how they work.

Responsibilities
  • Own and manage the testing processes for projects. This includes setting up of testing processes, creation of testing methodology, identifying testing requirements and documentation
  • Develop and maintain testing processes, running local playtest sessions, manage betas and train new testers in software QA processes and techniques
  • Identify and clearly document bugs found in games software, mobile apps and custom hardware and direct them to the relevant engineers
  • Clearly document bugs with steps to reproduce them, possible causes, and severity levels
  • Assist the development team with verifying bug fixes and deeper debugging of issues
  • Be proactive in following up on the status of bugs, ensuring fixes are verified, retested, and ready for release
  • Take ownership of the verification of release builds, ensuring that our players have the best experience possible by catching any bugs before they are released
  • Be a positive and active contributor to the team by continuously looking for opportunities for improvement of processes and skills
Requirements
  • At least 5 total years of professional quality assurance experience, with at least 1 year in an intermediate or senior role
  • Strong technical background and understanding in online services, games, computer operating systems and hardware, mobile apps, etc.
  • Possess knowledge of game testing and game development lifecycles with an understanding of gameplay mechanics and their relationship to game design
  • Solid test planning, documentation skills, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English)
  • Great attention to detail
  • The ability to work well independently as well as within a team
  • Experience with smoke testing, regression testing, stress testing, exploratory testing and testing edge cases, corner cases, etc.
  • A passion for games is critical as you’ll be collaborating with the games development team and contributing to LAI Games products
Advantageous
  • A tertiary degree in a relevant technical field or equivalent experience
  • Experience in scripting, programming languages, batch files, PowerShell, etc.
  • Experience in Unity3D, Confluence, JIRA and Microsoft Office
  • Experience in working in an agile environment
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 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.

Our technical artist works between the art and software engineering teams to help bring our games to life. The role is challenging and varied, but extremely rewarding. Leveraging technical insight and artistic vision, our Technical Artist is passionate about crisp gameplay and captivating visuals, tackling the technical and creative issues to make both possible. We look to the technical artist to solve hard problems using knowledge, creativity, and teamwork.

Our ideal candidate has extensive experience as a technical artist, with deep understanding of game engines and game creation tools. We want an excellent collaborator who can apply their insight to improve both the technology and the people around them.

Responsibilities
  • Implement visual effects to support both gameplay and storytelling
  • Work closely with engineering teams to implement new effects technology
  • Thorough knowledge of pipelines and processes used in game art development, from the conceptual phase to implementation.
  • Deep understanding of runtime performance and how to scale content for different platforms.
  • Extensive experience building tools to improve pipelines across all aspects of game art production.
  • Relevant programming or scripting experience, architecting and building tools for artists.
  • Able to communicate precisely with programmers, designers, producers, and artists alike.
  • Self-starter and driver, excellent communicator, and an amazing team-player.
Requirements
  • Professional experience in writing shaders.
  • Thorough understanding of how light, shadow, and colour create tone and mood, as well as an understanding of real-time and pre-rendered lighting principles.
  • Creative technically proficient approach to lighting environments based on designs, reference documents and conceptual illustrations.
  • Expert level knowledge of all the various tools used to craft lighting in modern game engines.
  • An exceptional understanding of color, shape, and surface types.
  • Deep understanding of composition, colour theory, values, form, shape language, and silhouette.
  • Highly self-motivated, collaborative, and a great team-player attitude.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with engineers, designers, and artists.
  • Can take an idea from raw conceptual phases to a finished product.
  • Technical creativity and a gameplay-focused mindset.
  • Solid knowledge of rendering engines.
  • Thorough understanding of technical limitations and performance impacts of various technical and artistic game elements.
  • Passion for playing and making games.
Advantageous
  • 4+ years of experience as a Technical Artist.
  • Modeling or animation skills in 3D content creation software.
  • Experience with action-oriented games.
  • Experience developing new VFX tools and pipelines.
  • Experience with destruction techniques.
  • Leadership experience.
  • Gameplay scripting experience.
  • 2D or 3D animation experience.
  • Experience developing for VR.
  • Experience developing for mobile.
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.