Intern Live-Operations Team

When the app-stores were introduced ten years ago, mobile quickly became the largest games platform. And now a new shift is taking place, as millions of people are starting to play and instantly share games with friends via their social or messaging apps, such as via Facebook, LINE and WeChat.

CoolGames has been a front-runner in this new space and brought many successful games to messaging platforms, including Angry Birds, Battleship and Daily Sudoku, which is now the #1 sudoku game on Facebook.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Live-Operations Intern who will be joining our team.

Requirements

Who you are…

You study economics, game design, analytics, statistics, business administration or other relevant studies. You’re precise, you have an analytical mindset, you can communicate ideas well and you play well in a team. Preferably, you have worked on projects that involved collecting and reporting data inside and outside of classes. Last but not least, you love mobile games and you want to be a part of a team running live operations.

What you’ll be doing…

  • Help make our games better
  • Support the Game Designers with data to create data driven designs
  • Support the Monetization Manager and Product Manager by identifying opportunities based on data and player feedback
  • Report on A/B test results
  • …support the team with (ad hoc data or other live operations related) requests

How you’ll do it…

  • Be part of the CoolGames studio team
  • Looking at game data and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to identify opportunities
  • Gather sets of data and compare performance of each set
  • Assist the Monetization Manager and Product Manager with data gathering and analysis
  • Participate in brainstorm sessions for new games and features

What we’ve worked on recently…

What are we looking for…

  • A passion for games, data and being a team worker
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Must be currently pursuing a post-secondary degree (HBO or University level)
  • The internship is aimed at students who are in the 3rd or 4th year of their study
  • Duration: 4 months minimum, starting asap, latest by September 2019

Benefits

  • A variety of challenging projects, including in-house and external IPs
  • An open and international company culture
  • Friday drinks at the office with great colleagues
  • An attractive office location in the center of Amsterdam
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Online Advertising Specialist

When the app-stores were introduced ten years ago, mobile quickly became the largest games platform. And now a new shift is taking place, as millions of people are starting to play and instantly share games with friends via their social or messaging apps, such as via Facebook, Messenger, LINE and WeChat.

CoolGames has been a front-runner in this new space and brought many successful games to messaging platforms, including Angry Birds, Battleship and Daily Sudoku, which is now the #1 sudoku game on Facebook.

Are you passionate about online advertising specifically in the fast paced and exciting world of HTML5 casual gaming? We are looking for an energetic Online advertising specialist to join our commercial team. Your focus will be to manage yield/monetization on our websites and games, working closely with sell-side-platforms (SSPs) and advertisers.

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Manage the day-to-day yield of our global inventory (video and display advertising) in and around our games
  • Monitor inventory utilization, revenue-oriented KPIs, trends and drivers of advertising revenue, identifying areas of opportunity
  • Pro-actively create, manage and operate our advertising strategies to different business lines. Working closely with product/technology team managing experiments designed to improve yield across display and video
  • Develop, manage and negotiate contracts with advertisers with a strong focus on Japan, US and Europe (video ad networks, premium sales partners, SSP’s and etc.)
  • Reporting: internally to Management and externally to partners
  • Finance: work closely with accounting to ensure accurate reporting and timely invoicing

Requirements

Who you are:

  • You have a positive, can-do, no-nonsense attitude and a good sense of humor
  • You’re result driven, energetic, pro-active and passionate
  • You possess good analytical skills and are detail-oriented
  • You’re flexible and stress resistant
  • You’re a team player and have strong interpersonal skills
  • You have excellent communication skills in English (required) and Japanese (preferred)
  • You possess a higher education / academia or similar degree (preferred)
  • You possess an EU work permit (required)

Your qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in the online advertising space
  • A must: Excellent knowledge of Admanager (google)
  • Good knowledge of the digital advertising market and monetization solutions including Google Ad Manager, AdSense and other SSP solutions (AppNexus, Index Exchange etc.)
  • Previously exposure to video/display online advertising and header-bidding.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Commercially savvy with experience in partner management
  • Experience with advertising and/or gaming market in Japan is a plus
  • Experience with the technical side of advertising is a plus

Benefits

  • A highly dynamic job with a competitive salary
  • Company pension plan and travel cost compensation
  • Optional company stock plan participation
  • Health care insurance compensation
  • Sports allowance
  • An attractive office location in the center of Amsterdam
  • An open, informal and international company culture
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Intern Game Designer

When the app-stores were introduced ten years ago, mobile quickly became the largest games platform. And now a new shift is taking place, as millions of people are starting to play and instantly share games with friends via their social or messaging apps, such as via Facebook, Messenger, LINE and WeChat.

CoolGames has been a front-runner in this new space and brought many successful games to messaging platforms, including Angry Birds, Battleship and Daily Sudoku, which is now the #1 sudoku game on Facebook.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Game Design Intern who will be joining our “New Games” team or “LiveOps” team to support the Game Designer(s) of those teams.

Who you are…

You study game design and want to become a professional game designer. You have a good understanding of game design and you’re an avid gamer. You have worked in a design role on a few projects inside and outside of classes. You’re precise, you have an analytical mindset, you can communicate ideas well and you play well in a team.

What you’ll be doing…

  • Create games…
  • Help create new game concepts
  • Define game rules and mechanics
  • Design levels & content
  • Improve game balance and performance
  • Document and communicate functionality
  • …and improve games!

How you’ll do it…

  • Be part of the CoolGames studio team
  • Participate in new game concept brainstorm sessions
  • Looking at game data and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to identify opportunities
  • Document designs clearly and keep these up-to-date after iterations
  • Create content through level editors

What we’ve worked on recently…

A few examples of our awesome HTML 5 games:

Who you’ll be working with…

  • A Game-Designer assigned to you to help you (and us) grow!
  • In-house Game Studio
  • Product Manager
  • Monetization manager
  • QA team

Requirements

  • An up to date online portfolio to see your work
  • A passion for games and game design
  • We prefer candidates who can show extracurricular projects (game jams, own projects, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Must be currently pursuing a post-secondary degree
  • The internship is aimed at students who are in the 3rd or 4th year of their study
  • Duration: 4 months minimum, starting in August or September

Benefits

  • Internship compensation fee
  • Great office location in the heart of Amsterdam
  • Occasional outings and drinks with the company
  • High-profile IPs to work with
  • An awesome team to work in!
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Intern Production

When the app-stores were introduced ten years ago, mobile quickly became the largest games platform. And now a new shift is taking place, as millions of people are starting to play and instantly share games with friends via their social or messaging apps, such as via Facebook, Messenger, LINE and WeChat.

CoolGames has been a front-runner in this new space and brought many successful games to messaging platforms, including Angry Birds, Battleship and Daily Sudoku, which is now the #1 sudoku game on Facebook.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Game Design Intern who will be joining our “New Games” team or “LiveOps” team to support the Game Designer(s) of those teams.

As a production intern, you work together with the producers and the teams working on our awesome HTML5 games. You will be part of multiple teams working on live titles and you will learn from different aspects of game development and publishing. This is a paid internship position. To be eligible you must be enrolled in a college or university with an internship program.

Day to day, your tasks will include:

  • Organizing meetings and meeting notes
  • Documenting decisions made
  • Assisting the producers to drive projects from start to completion
  • Help in prioritizing and decision making for live games

Requirements

  • A candidate who enjoys to organize
  • Good writing skills in English
  • Experience in game development

We prefer:

  • Experience with agile tools like Trello or JIRA
  • Knowledge of agile processes (Scrum and/or Kanban)
  • Hands-on experience in either Quality Assurance, Game Art, Game Design or Game Development

Benefits

  • Internship compensation fee
  • Great office location in the heart of Amsterdam
  • Occasional outings and drinks with the company
  • High-profile IPs to work with
  • An awesome team to work in!
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Frontend Developer

When the app-stores were introduced ten years ago, mobile quickly became the largest games platform. And now a new shift is taking place, as millions of people are starting to play and instantly share games with friends via their social or messaging apps, such as via Facebook, Messenger, LINE and WeChat.

CoolGames has been a front-runner in this new space and brought many successful games to messaging platforms, including Angry Birds, Battleship and Daily Sudoku, which is now the #1 sudoku game on Facebook.

Are you a Frontend Developer and are you looking for a new challenge? Then CoolGames might just be your next stop! We are looking for an experienced JavaScript Developer specialised in working with multiple SDKs/APIs, with a passion for casual games, to strengthen our team. You will be working on various automation tools, the Google IMA SDK, debugging and helping us to drive further growth for our millions of players each month.

Your key responsibilities

  • Maintain and upgrade our existing platforms, game service APIs and SDKs
  • Work on developing advertisement integrations for our websites and our games catalog
  • Providing a smooth, stable and scalable cross-browser experience to our gamers
  • Work closely with the rest of the Technology team, Commercial/Advertising team and internal business stakeholders

Requirements

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience with mobile/web-design and -development
  • Full proficiency in HTML5, CSS and JavaScript is required
  • Solid knowledge of RESTful APIs and JavaScript SDKs
  • Solid knowledge with automation tools like Jenkins
  • Experience working with client-side MVC frameworks is desirable

Your profile

  • Proactive and used to taking ownership and responsibility
  • Good team player and supportive to other departments
  • Excellent social, communication and presentation skills
  • Comfortable with agile development processes and tools

Benefits

What we offer

  • A highly dynamic job with a competitive salary
  • Company pension plan and travel cost compensation
  • Optional company stock plan participation
  • Health care insurance compensation
  • Sports allowance
  • An attractive office location in the center of Amsterdam
  • An open, informal and international company culture
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