Community Manager (Freelance)

You are proactive and passionate about social media and you are looking for a dynamic function. CoolGames is looking for a Community Manager (freelance) with passion for casual games to publicize our games on social platforms and reach as many players as possible. 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, Twitter, Instagram…. 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 was the #1 sudoku game on Facebook for some time.

What are you doing as a Community Manager?

  • Working closely with the Product Manager, the Product Team and the Art Team
  • Promote game updates and new games
  • Post daily/weekly content
  • Support users (respond to questions/complaints)

You will be in charge of posting on our pages and various social platforms, publicizing and giving updates on our titles to our solid user base as well as aiming to bring in more people to play our games.

You oversee 3 or more social platforms where you will post regular updates of our new and live titles. Next to that, you’ll also share content updates, schedule periodic posting activities and address user feedback and user complaints when necessary.

You have great communication skills both in real life and on social platforms, you are outgoing, humorous and enthusiastic about posts and stories you share on various social media platforms.

You can write and create posts working with the art team that appeal to the masses, you have an understanding of social networking and what makes gamers tick.

Requirements

What is your profile?

  • Able to work 14 hours per week
  • Social media savvy
  • Familiar and active on at least Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • At least 1 or 2 years experience in community management
  • Familiar with Facebook Instant Games and the various social features
  • Basic Technical troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with Jira or similar issue tracking system
  • Able to clearly communicate in English. Spoken and written
  • Art experience is a plus

You’re the kind of person who likes to communicate with people and is very active on social media platforms. A natural problem solver, positive and enthusiastic.

You enjoy being the center of attention expanding your fanbase more and more. You enjoy supporting people with complaints as well as keeping them entertained and motivated by sharing content on a regular basis.

Why would you want to work for CoolGames?

CoolGames is a dynamic organization in the gaming world and is located in a beautiful canal house in the center of Amsterdam. You will work in an international environment with young and enthusiastic colleagues. Your colleagues come from all over the world to design and create mobile games. CoolGames is a small organization with short communication lines but with big aspirations resulting in bigger and more elaborate projects and games. Coolgames started 10 years ago as a pioneer in developing games in HTML5. We successfully brought games to messaging platforms, such as Angrybirds, Battleship and Daily Sudoku. You will work in an open and an informal team with a pleasant working environment.

Benefits

  • A highly dynamic job
  • A place where you are given the freedom to develop yourself to the maximum
  • An attractive office location in the center of Amsterdam with awesome Friday drinks
  • An open, informal and international company culture
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Game Tester (fulltime)

Are you a proactive and passionate Game Tester and are you looking for a dynamic role? Then we at CoolGames are looking for you! For our game testing team we are looking for a Game Tester with passion for casual games, to help strengthen our team.

What are you doing as a Game Tester?

As a Game Tester, you will participate in setting up and developing HTML5 games from start to live maintenance. You take responsibility for delivering games with quality. Work as a member of the team assigned to a project for testing specific game titles. You’ll be part of an agile, multidisciplinary and creative team and work closely with them to ensure the best results.

Responsibilities

  • Testing games manually (black box)
  • Identify and track project issues
  • Creating test documentation (test reports; checklists and test cases)
  • Provide feedback and suggestions to improve quality and game experience

Requirements

What is your profile?

You like to troubleshoot technical problems and try to get to the root of why weird error messages come up. You are proactive and used to taking ownership and responsibility. You are not afraid of information analysis. You see yourself as a good team player.

  • Good written and verbal communications skills in English – ability to describe identified issues in a clear and concise manner
  • Attention to details
  • A methodical, scientific and analytical mindset is a plus
  • Experience with Agile development processes and tools
  • At least 2 year of relevant experience in software testing (gamedev is a plus)
  • Experience with HTML5
  • Experience with mobile platforms (iOS & Android)
  • Experience with social platforms (as a user) is a plus
  • Experience with Jira or similar system
  • Experience with TestRail or similar system
  • Flexibility to adapt to changes in project requirements and to work as per shift timings applicable to project

Benefits

Why would you want to work for CoolGames?

CoolGames is a dynamic organization in the gaming world and is located in a beautiful canal house in the centre of Amsterdam. You will work in an international environment with young and enthusiastic colleagues. Your colleagues come from all over the world to design and create mobile games. CoolGames is a small organization with short communication lines and we like to set our staff up to grow. Coolgames started 10 years ago as a pioneer in developing games in HTML5. We successfully brought games to messaging platforms, such as Angrybirds, Battleship and Daily Sudoku. You will work in an open and an informal team with a pleasant working environment.

What do we offer?

  • A highly dynamic job with a competitive salary
  • Employment contract for one year
  • Company pension plan and travel cost compensation
  • Health care insurance compensation
  • Sport allowance
  • High en Macbook or Windows laptop
  • An attractive office location in the center of Amsterdam with awesome Friday drinks (as soon as Covid-19 is over)
  • An open, informal and international company culture.

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Senior Game Developer (fulltime)

Are you an ambitious Game Developer with a passion for new technologies and platforms? Do you like working in online games that are played by millions around the world? And do you want to help us bringing HTML5 to the next level? Then we have an excellent career opportunity for you! We are therefore looking for a Senior Game Developer to strengthen our Studio and help us realize our international growth ambition.

What are you doing as a Senior Game Developer?

As a Game Developer you will setup and develop HTML5 games from start to live maintenance. You take responsibility for delivering games with robust and stable code. Next to that, you will support the Lead Developer by designing and documenting the game’s architecture. You will help junior developers by reviewing their code and coaching them. You contribute with the maintenance and development of new internal tools.

Requirements

What is your profile?

You are proactive and used to take ownership and responsibility. You are not afraid of debugging and optimizing code. You see yourself as a good teamplayer and are very supportive to other departments. You have excellent social, communication and presentation skills with an eye for detail.

  • At least 4 years of relevant experience in the gaming industry.
  • Fully comfortable with Agile development processes and tools;
  • Experienced with Git and adept of GitFlow;
  • Solid knowledge of best development practices;
  • Experience with HTML5 games, Typescript and JavaScript;
  • Experience with social platforms is a plus;
  • Experience with turn-based and real-time action multiplayer games is a plus.

Why would you want to work for CoolGames?

CoolGames is a dynamic organization in the gaming world and is located in a beautiful canal house in the centre of Amsterdam. You will work in an international environment with young and enthusiastic colleagues. Your colleagues from all over the world design and create mobile games. CoolGames is a small organization with short communication lines and we want to let our staff grow. CoolGames started 10 years ago as a pioneer in developing games in HTML5. We successfully brought games to messaging platforms, such as Angrybirds, Battleship and Daily Sudoku. You will work in an open and an informal team with a pleasant working environment.

Benefits

What do we offer?

To summarize CoolGames offers you a challenging job with a broad responsibility and an attractive compensation package:

  • A highly dynamic job with a competitive salary;
  • An employment contract for one year;
  • Company pension plan and travel cost compensation;
  • Health care insurance compensation;
  • Sports allowance;
  • An attractive office location in the center of Amsterdam;
  • High-end Macbook Pro or PC laptop;
  • An open, informal and international company culture.
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