At Monarc Gaming Labs, you will help us make great games with high quality, elegant, yet simple solutions.  You will work with a best practices driven engineering department of developers who refuse to sacrifice quality, and take pride in being able to launch live content quickly.  You will work with experienced designers who answer the hard questions before they are asked. You will work with a supportive and extremely well funded live services team that understands that the best way to bring a product to market is to be true to its nature and identify and fulfill the desires of the player with bespoke big data solutions.


SENIOR PRODUCT MANAGER

Description

We are seeking a Senior Product Manager for publishing team at Monarc Gaming Labs. The SPM works closely with internal teams to define, launch, analyze, and maintain the company’s slate of free-to-play mobile games.

Feature Development:

  • Design and author specs for innovative product features aimed at improving customer acquisition, retention and monetization

  • Collaborate with designers, artists, and developers to generate and maintain spec documents that guide development work.

  • Set measurable objectives, review results and optimize performance through rapid, data driven iteration

  • Utilize testing strategies to analyze impact of new feature introductions and game optimizations

 

Live Game Management (Live Ops):

  • Manage live operations, run new content releases, special events, sales, promotions, and coordinate the implementation and launch of new monetization features

  • Analyze metrics and user feedback to derive insights on user trends and behavior· Manage localization projects from beginning to end, working closely with language specialists, product management and development, internal business partners and external vendors.

  • Oversee research into game trends and develop associated action plans

  • Proactively identify opportunities and risks based on KPI trends

  • Leverage analytics platform to investigate and explain KPI trends, report findings to product teams and management.

Communication & Collaboration:

  • Create and manage internal localization project plans

  • Identify and solve localization issues or disagreements, whether system or product, identifies causes and performs preventative actions

  • Deliver presentations that clearly communicate objectives, vision, and value to management

  • Share results, learnings, and best practices with other game teams

  • Coordinate live product changes with internal teams

  • Regularly keep pulse on notable competitors social/mobile/casino products and insights

Team Building & Process Improvement:

  • Work collaboratively with studio Leads to calculate ROI of features and prioritize within development roadmap accordingly.

  • Assign, monitor, and measure project team members’ work. Manage team’s compliance with standards, practices, and policies.

  • Directing team’s deliveries to timelines and product quality, including responsiveness and professionalism towards both internal and external clients

  • Present regular reports to client, corporate office and peers on progress and forecast of project team’s work status, escalating issues and evaluating needed support.

Minimum Requirements

  • 5+ years’ experience managing free-to-play game products with a focus on monetization

  • Deep understanding of F2P game systems, economies, mechanics and balance

  • Ability to craft clear, concise feature requirements and specs

  • Strong data analysis skills and expertise with Excel

  • Solid understanding of UI/UX design principles

  • Must have a passion for games

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Critical thinking, creative problem solving

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent organization skills

  • Social/mobile/casino product insight

Artist

Monarc is currently seeking Artists to work on our current and future app line up. We are aggressively growing our product line and are in search for highly talented people that would like to be a part of our growing team. As an Artist, you will be working with development studios in Los Angeles (Koreatown) and additional studios across the globe creating art for social mobile apps, games, and app features across our product portfolio. You will be interacting with fellow Artists, Engineers, Game Designers, Producers, Data Analysts, Marketing and Live Ops specialists to create the most innovated products in the industry. We will empower you to make the best games / features that you can envision.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create new and innovative games / features from beginning to end

  • Work directly with game designers and be able to use your artistic skills to create the game designers vision

  • Having strong artistic abilities in drawing, rendering, graphic design, color theory, layout, character design, and animation

  • Stay up-to-date with gaming design trends with a focus in casino games

Required Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Illustrator and Photoshop

  • Proficient in traditional drawing and rendering skills

  • Proficient in optimizing art and animating for various devices

  • Proven ability to produce many forms and styles of painting in a digital form

  • Strong communication skills

  • AAS or BAS in Graphic Design or equivalent

Portfolio review of all applicants is mandatory. Provide a portfolio URL in your resume, application, or cover letter to your portfolio for review.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years experience in game development


Game Designer

Monarc is currently seeking Game Designers to work on our current and future app line up.  We are aggressively growing our product line and are in search for highly talented people that would like to be a part of our growing team.  As a designer, you will be working with development studios in Los Angeles (Koreatown) and additional studios across the globe designing games, app features, math and economy models across our product portfolio.  You will be interacting with fellow Game Designers, Producers, Artists, Engineers, Data Analysts, Marketing and Live Ops specialists to create the most innovated products in the industry.  We will empower you to make the best games / features that you can envision.  

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create new and innovative games / features from beginning to end

  • Provide development staff detailed design documentation of the product you are creating

  • Tune game and math models for all designs

  • Work closely with development studios to ensure your product is built to the proper specifications

  • Stay up-to-date with gaming design trends with a focus in casino games

Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years experience in casino game development

  • Extensive knowledge of real money or social casino games and player psychology

  • Strong understanding of game balancing

  • Strong communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using Photoshop, Illustrator

  • Experience using Unity

  • BS in Mathematics, Engineering, Gaming or related degree

  • Experience in art, music, design, or software development is a plus


Mathematician

Monarc is currently seeking Mathematicians to work on our current and future app line up.  We are aggressively growing our product line and are in search for highly talented people that would like to be a part of our growing team.  As a mathematician, you will be working with development studios in Los Angeles (Koreatown) and additional studios across the globe designing the math experience of games, game features, and game economy models across our product portfolio.  You will be interacting with Game Designers, Producers, Engineers, Data Analysts, Marketing and Live Ops specialists to help create the most innovated products in the industry.  We will empower you to make the best games / features that you can envision.  

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create and tune math models for games and features

  • Create simulation models to validate calculations

  • Stay up-to-date with gaming design trends with a focus in casino games

Required Qualifications

  • Interest in casino game development

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mathematics, Statistics or related field

  • Strong Excel skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Programming knowledge, preferable in C++


Senior Artist

Monarc is currently seeking Artists to work on our current and future app line up. We are aggressively growing our product line and are in search for highly talented people that would like to be a part of our growing team. As an Artist, you will be working with development studios in Los Angeles (Koreatown) and additional studios across the globe creating art for social mobile apps, games, and app features across our product portfolio. You will be interacting with fellow Artists, Engineers, Game Designers, Producers, Data Analysts, Marketing and Live Ops specialists to create the most innovated products in the industry. We will empower you to make the best games / features that you can envision.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create new and innovative games / features from beginning to end

  • Work directly with game designers and be able to use your artistic skills to create the game designers vision

  • Having strong artistic abilities in drawing, rendering, graphic design, color theory, layout, character design, and animation

  • Stay up-to-date with gaming design trends with a focus in casino games

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in game development

  • Proficient in Illustrator and Photoshop

  • Proficient in traditional drawing and rendering skills

  • Proficient in optimizing art and animating for various devices

  • Proven ability to produce many forms and styles of painting in a digital form

  • Strong communication skills

  • AAS or BAS in Graphic Design or equivalent

Portfolio review of all applicants is mandatory. Provide a portfolio URL in your resume, application, or cover letter to your portfolio for review.


Senior Game Designer

Monarc is currently seeking Senior Game Designers to work on our current and future app line up.  We are aggressively growing our product line and are in search for highly talented people that would like to be a part of our growing team.  As a designer, you will be working with development studios in Los Angeles (Koreatown) and additional studios across the globe designing games, app features, math and economy models across our product portfolio.  You will be interacting with fellow Game Designers, Producers, Artists, Engineers, Data Analysts, Marketing and Live Ops specialists to create the most innovated products in the industry.  We will empower you to make the best games / features that you can envision.  

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create new and innovative games / features from beginning to end

  • Provide development staff detailed design documentation of the product you are creating

  • Tune game and math models for all designs

  • Work closely with development studios to ensure your product is built to the proper specifications

  • Stay up-to-date with gaming design trends with a focus in casino games

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience in casino game development

  • Extensive knowledge of real money or social casino games and player psychology

  • Strong understanding of game balancing

  • Strong communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using Photoshop, Illustrator

  • Experience using Unity

  • BS in Mathematics, Engineering, Gaming or related degree

  • Experience in art, music, design, or software development is a plus


Senior Mathematician

Monarc is currently seeking Senior Mathematicians to work on our current and future app line up.  We are aggressively growing our product line and are in search for highly talented people that would like to be a part of our growing team.  As a mathematician, you will be working with development studios in Los Angeles (Koreatown) and additional studios across the globe designing the math experience of games, game features, and game economy models across our product portfolio.  You will be interacting with Game Designers, Producers, Engineers, Data Analysts, Marketing and Live Ops specialists to help create the most innovated products in the industry.  We will empower you to make the best games / features that you can envision.  

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create and tune math models for games and features

  • Create simulation models to validate calculations

  • Stay up-to-date with gaming design trends with a focus in casino games

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience in casino game development

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mathematics, Statistics or related field

  • Strong Excel skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Programming knowledge, preferable in C++


Game Data Analyst

Collect and analyze product and customer data from a variety of sources, such as computer databases, sales histories, and customer feedback to identify actionable ways to improve games. Identify and solve game data problems using sophisticated computer software, such as computerized databases search program, statistical analysis programs, and data modeling programs. Gather user experience and feedback data from customers and game players to identify opportunities for data driven design of game features. Examine various game data sets and perform statistical analyses to explain the impact and effectiveness of new content and features in current games. Use statistical analysis, simulations, predictive modeling, or other methods to analyze information and develop practical solutions to game developing and sales marketing problems. Advise managers on potential problems using analytic skills in areas of resources allocating, production schedules developing, supply chain managing and price setting. 

Required Qualifications 

  • Master of Science’s degree or foreign equivalent in Economics, Operations Research or related field;

  • Experience in quantitative field;

  • Experience with statistics (Regression, ANOVA, etc.);

  • Experience with SQL and Tableau; and

  • Experience with predictive modeling.