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!

COVID-19 Hiring Update: All jobs listed below are expected to begin as remote positions.

Both currently advertised positions are open to applicants in Australia and Singapore, with the successful candidate reporting to our Singapore head office.

We are currently hiring for the following positions

Position/Division Summary:

LAI Games is dedicated to creating fun, engaging and rewarding games and experiences for our players. Our growing team is looking for a Community Manager to help us market and provide support for multiple new products and create a community around them. You will work between the Marketing and Product Development teams to develop a strong product knowledge and help guide social media content that aligns with our overall marketing strategies.  You will also be responsible for engaging and growing the player community, responding to comments and customer support queries, and reporting on social media activity.

Our ideal candidate has exceptional verbal and written communication skills and is able to develop engaging content and strategies for community engagement and growth. You should be a ‘people person’ with great customer service skills and the ability to moderate online and offline conversations within our player community.
If you are a tech-savvy professional with strong communication skills and experience in social media marketing, we would like to meet you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement social media and communication campaigns that align with marketing strategies
  • Organize and participate in events to build community and boost brand awareness
  • Measure and report on the success of social media campaigns
  • Monitor and report on product feedback and online reviews
  • Monitor user engagement and suggest content optimization
  • Stay up to date with latest social media best practices and technologies
  • Use social media marketing tools to schedule and report on content
  • Adhere to social media rules and regulations
  • Assist in the development of voice and social strategies for our products
  • Act as the voice of our brands, crafting posts, replies and general social content
  • Respond to comments and customer support queries in a timely manner
  • Communicate effectively in the tone of the brand
  • Other tasks as assigned by Marketing Director

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Hands on experience with social media management and online marketing
  • Excellent knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, Instagram and other social media best practices
  • Experience launching community initiatives such as building an online forum, launching an ambassador program, creating an event series or writing an email newsletter
  • Good understanding of social media KPIs
  • Ability to interpret social media and customer engagement metrics
  • Excellent multitasking and time management skills with attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Great interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • BSc degree in Marketing or relevant field

Internal & External Relationships:

  • Work closely with the Product Development team to stay updated on new products and features
  • Engage with the player community directly via email, social media and discord
  • Work with influencers to bring awareness and engagement around our products

Special Requirements:

  • Ability to respond to product support inquiries outside normal office hours as required
  • Experience with social media marketing around consumer games a bonus
  • Image editing, graphic design or media creation skills a bonus

Position/Division Summary:

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
  • 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, organize and priorities tasks involved in the day to day running of the workshop

Skills & Experience:

  • Preferably with 2-3 years working in a related field
  • Certificates in carpentry and welding are preferred
  • Preferably with 2-3 years working in a fabrication environment or technical field
  • A solid understanding and hand-on experience of woodworking (carpentry), metal work (cutting & welding) 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 in English (reading, writing & speaking) to enable the identification and understanding of project requirements
  • Experience working with fabrication vendors in Singapore an advantage

Benefits & Perks:

  • Great career development
  • Lots of variety in the games and technologies you’ll be a part of
  • Highly impactful role as part of a small team delivering big things
  • Work from home – we provide all the tools and equipment to work as part of a highly collaborative team, remotely
  • Flexible working hours

    Position/Division Summary:

    Our talented development team consists of passionate gamers, driven to make the most fun, engaging and rewarding games and experiences for our players. This team is growing, and we’re seeking an exceptional Graphic Designer to join us in creating and marketing a new Virtual Reality game. This is a short-term contract, with the potential to become a full-time role.

    As part of the game development team, you will work closely with our artists, designers, software engineers, web developers, and Marketing team to create awesome production and promotional assets for our games. As part of our creative team, you’ll be working on a full array of tasks from key art, screenshots, landing pages, UI assets, logos, and more.

    You’ll have some of the highest quality concepting and hands-on design skills around. A forward thinker with strong typography skills, deep understanding of colour theory, layout, and an extraordinary eye for composition, you will help drive the brand visual identity for multiple products.

    Delivering big things in a small team, you’ll drive the hands-on production of assets for a variety of formats, delivering high-quality content within reasonable time frames, as well as helping to facilitate the successful implementation across multiple media platforms.

    Responsibilities:

    • Work with designers, artists, marketing, and production teams to determine and plan the scope of a visual project.
    • Create assets that establish, embolden and glorify our brands.
    • Develop graphics for product promotion, logos, websites, social media outlets, in-game branding, print, and internal projects.
    • Select colours, images, text style, and layout for multiple applicable mediums.
    • Present design and layout ideas to marketing for approval and execution.
    • Review designs for errors or additions before approval, publishing, and/or print.
    • Maintain a continued archive of images, logos, photos, and related items.
    • Work closely with the games team throughout execution of an idea or initiative.

    Requirements:

    • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
    • An obvious talent for artistic design and a penchant for creativity
    • Superb time-management skills that allow you to work on multiple projects at the same time
    • Excellent communication skills that will allow you to effectively confirm and express information to the marketing and games teams
    • A working knowledge of page layouts, both print and web
    • Strong interest in the video game and graphic design industries; marketing, trends, and innovations.

    Additional Experience a Plus:

    • Experience in video production, After Effects, motion graphics or 3D animation a plus.
    • 1-2 years of video game industry experience a plus

    Application Materials:

    • Resume
    • Cover Letter
    • Portfolio demonstrating relevant artistic skills required (e.g. website, blog or online album)

    Position/Division Summary:

    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 Front End Developers thrive off making intuitive and beautiful user experiences. They work with other developers, artists and designers to deliver new and innovative products to market, from initial prototype to a production ready product.

    They are focused on the user experience, while still keeping in mind technical limitations and feasibility of features. They are masters at taking wireframes or designs, and turning them into fully functional, user friendly, efficient and delightful user interfaces.

    Responsibilities:

    • Design and develop software with a high standard of code quality, stability, maintainability, readability, and performance
    • Collaborate with a team of artists and designers to design and create efficient, responsive, beautiful user interfaces
    • Collaborate with a team of programmers to advise the best software packages, hardware platforms, and techniques for implementing features, systems and tools
    • Advise the development team with the scope and resources required for new product ideas, new features and improvements to our existing game catalogue
    • Work with electrical engineers to integrate custom hardware interfaces and implement tools for thoroughly testing hardware
      Contribute to the design of new product ideas and features

    Skills and Experience:

    • Strong experience using Typescript and C#
    • Strong front end development skills in CSS, HTML5, React, StyledComponents
    • Experience designing Native Web Applications
    • A good sense for UI and UX design
    • Experience developing for Linux
    • Experience working in teams with version control systems such as Git or Perforce
    • Experience with a variety of software development tools and practices such as unit testing, build automation, design patterns, 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

    Additional Experience a Plus:

    • Experience using the Google Firebase platform
    • Experience using GoLang, C, C++, gRPC framework
    • Experience in AR development

    Benefits and perks:

    • Great career development
    • Lots of variety in the games and technologies you’ll be a part of
    • Highly impactful role as part of a small team delivering big things
    • Work from home – we provide all the tools and equipment to work as part of a highly collaborative team, remotely
    • Flexible working hours

    Position/Division Summary:

    Our talented development team consists of passionate gamers, driven to make the most fun, engaging and rewarding games and experiences for our players. This team is growing, and we’re seeking an exceptional game programmer to join us in creating a new Virtual Reality game. Our backgrounds are diverse, but we all share a real passion for what we do.

    Our 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 our 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 programmers thrive in the collaborative environment that drives the integration of these game elements, delivering incredible, physical games and experiences. If you value working in a highly collaborative team that celebrates passion, creativity, innovation, and a strong desire to make big contributions to amazing games and experiences, we think this will be a great fit for you.

    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.
    • 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:

    • 5+ plus 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, benchmarking, and optimization.
    • 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.

    Additional Experience a Plus:

    • Experience in VR development
    • Experience with online multiplayer and networking

    Benefits and perks:

    • Great career development
    • Lots of variety in the games and technologies you’ll be a part of.
    • Highly impactful role as part of a small team delivering big things.
    • Work from home – we provide all the tools and equipment to work as part of a highly collaborative team, remotely.
    • 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.
    • Flexible working hours

    Position/Division Summary:

    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 Full Stack Developers are a jack of all trades. They work with other developers, electrical engineers, artists and designers to deliver new and innovative products to market, from initial prototype to a production ready product.

    They are not afraid of a challenge, whether it be using new technologies, creating technically complex prototypes or brainstorming solutions to complex technical challenges. They are motivated by trying new things, taking risks and ultimately, delivering exciting and innovative products to market.

    Responsibilities:

    • Design and develop 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, and techniques for implementing features, systems and tools.
    • Advise the development team with the scope and resources required for new product ideas, new features and improvements to our existing game catalogue.
    • Work with electrical engineers to integrate custom hardware interfaces and implement tools for thoroughly testing hardware.
    • Contribute to the design of new product ideas and features.

    Requirements:

    • Strong experience using Typescript and C#
    • Strong front end development skills in CSS, HTML5, React, StyledComponents
    • Experience using GoLang, C, C++, gRPC framework
    • Experience developing Native Web Applications
    • Experience using the Google Firebase platform
    • Experience developing for Linux
    • Experience working in teams with version control systems such as Git or Perforce.
    • Experience with a variety of software development tools and practices such as unit testing, build automation, design patterns, 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.

    Additional Experience a Plus:

    • Experience in AR development
    • Experience with DevOps (build pipelines, CI/CD, monitoring, etc)

    Benefits and perks:

    • Great career development
    • Lots of variety in the games and technologies you’ll be a part of.
    • Highly impactful role as part of a small team delivering big things.
    • Work from home – we provide all the tools and equipment to work as part of a highly collaborative team, remotely.
    • 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.
    • Flexible working hours