Careers at Exis

We are looking for a Game Designer to create complex in-game systems, develop core game loops, UI and Effects Flows, write game copy, do world building, and tackle design problems. We want someone who loves to create new worlds and has the skills to explain how everything should work.

This position is currently remote due to COVID, but ultimately located at our Maryland, USA studio. Must be willing to relocate.

Responsibilities

  • Experience with free-to-play game feature design/monetization
  • Fully create core systems including menu flows.
  • Analyze and balance in-game variables, items, etc.
  • Design, implement, do scripting and iteration, testing, etc.
  • Monitor and consult on the creative side (art and design) and technical side (programming) of a game project.
  • Find solution to complex design problems with the player in mind.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years game design experience.
  • Experience with Unity game engine.
  • Ability to create and document game systems.
  • Knowledge of game design principles and concepts.
  • Able to communicate ideas clearly.
  • Technical knowledge in game development.
  • Good communication skill, time management, and leadership
  • Strong drive to learn and have a good personality.
  • Able to work in a team environment.

Pluses

  • Experience and passion for RPG’s/Fantasy
  • Technical design experience including scripting and data management

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We are looking for a Unity game programmer to join our team and make fun stuff! Exis works on original IP and for clients, so we always have something hot cooking.

This position is currently remote due to COVID, but ultimately located at our Maryland, USA studio. Must be willing to relocate.

Responsibilities

  • Gameplay, visual, and systems programming.
  • Working with designers to implement systems.
  • Creating and Iterating game systems.
  • Flexibility is required, as you’ll touch many systems.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years C# experience.
  • 4+ years game development experience.
  • 4+ years programming in the Unity engine ecosystem (show your work).
  • Ability to optimize code and create robust systems (not one-off “works well enough” hacks).
  • Strong Math skills.
  • Knowledge of OOP concepts and any OOP languages.
  • Ability to write clear, maintainable, portable code.
  • Ability to effectively itemize tasks and assign realistic time scales to them.
  • Excellent communication skills with a friendly, helpful and positive demeanor.
  • Ability to be flexible on a day to day basis.
  • Have a proactive work ethic and a good attitude.

Pluses

  • Someone flexible with the ability to “find out what they don’t know”.
  • C++ Experience/Unreal Experience (not a requirement).
  • Mobile Experience.

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Focusing on art services for video games, the Business Development Manager is responsible for driving new business, building and maintaining customer loyalty, and representing the highest potential of services provided by Exis. The ideal Business Development Manager candidate has developed a meaningful network to call upon, has a passion for art, technology, and video games.

This position is currently remote due to COVID, but ultimately located at our Maryland, USA studio. Must be willing to relocate.

Responsibilities

  • Prospect for new business and clients through networking and attending conventions
  • Use, organize, and maintain BD activities via CRM
  • Manage both legacy and new clients with tasks including:
    • Direct and advise clients on best art/graphic solutions for company/project needs. Projects may include concept art, design services, 3D art services, or marketing illustrations for film and/or gaming industry
    • Work with internal team and clients to create accurate project bids & estimations
    • Handle project and client negotiations (timelines, resources, budgets) as necessary with assistance of production leads
    • Assist CEO with closing key deals

Qualifications

  • 4+ years of relative industry experience in a B2B environment (Ports/Game development outsourcing, art outsourcing, video game or film business development)
  • Strong network in the industry
  • Someone who is flexible and can wear many hats if needed
  • Passion for video games and understanding of PC, web, and mobile games
  • The ideal candidate must thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth, rapidly changing startup culture and environment
  • Ability to think strategically, understand client needs and creatively translate these needs into deals
  • Work well with highly creative and motivated art team
  • Excellent communication skills and strong negotiation and relationship-building skills

Pluses

  • Nice people!

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We’re looking for a talented, creative individual who can help expand our capabilities for social media and web content, community management and customer service. This is both a creative and a process-driven role, with a focus on problem solving and daily engagement with our player community across multiple channels.

Responsibilities

  • Deep understanding, experience and knowledge of social channels, platform and store communication features and how best to utilize them.
  • Promote product growth by leading cross-functional team discussions between Product, Strategy, User Acquisition, and other teams.
  • Analyze performance and measure ROI of all marketing activation including cross promo, and other marketing campaigns.
  • Strong writing ability; comfort with editing, iteration, and feedback.
  • Working knowledge of photo manipulation software, particularly editing existing media.
  • Understanding of social media analytics platforms and the ability to identify and engage with trends.
  • Experience with blogging, newspaper or magazine writing a plus.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or other relevant discipline.
  • Dedicated attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills both internally and

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in similar roles, ideally in things like PR, marketing, communications or community management
  • Highly organized with proven track record or managing a large number of projects simultaneously
  • Experience managing and optimizing advertising campaigns directly (Not through an agency)
  • Reasonable Photoshop/image Editing ability
  • Experience launching advertising campaigns on social, ad networks
  • Experience in running A/B tests and deriving at actionable recommendations
  • Experience coordinating with creative teams to create assets
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative skills
  • knowledge of the PC and Mobile ecosystems
  • Experience with Influencer Marketing
  • Great written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to be flexible on a day to day basis with task priority.
  • Experience building and managing relationships with third party media partners
  • Experience working in a metric-driven role focused on ROI

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As a UI/UX designer you will be responsible for the design of original and beautiful user-interfaces to ensure players have the information they need at precisely the right time. You will outline the visual flow, precise processes, and feel of the player experience via the UI.

This position is currently remote due to COVID, but ultimately located at our Maryland, USA studio. Must be willing to relocate.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute to concepts and pitches
  • Troubleshoot live products and design enhancements to reduce friction for users
  • Work with technical delivery teams to solve technical and logistical issues with UI
  • Drive UX excellence for the games we develop
  • Lead UX meetings and workshops to capture business requirements
  • Facilitate focus groups to determine player needs
  • Undertake competitor UX research, heuristic evaluations on internal and competitor UX, expert UX reviews and audits
  • Create personas, user journeys and experience maps
  • Translate design documents and/or creative conversations into UX actions
  • Design information architecture, site maps, app maps etc
  • Propose a range of creative conceptual ideas for UX
  • Create sketches and storyboards to visualise UX solutions
  • Execute detailed wireframes and create prototypes
  • Validate ideas and designs through user testing
  • Collaborate with artists and engineers to translate UX designs into wonderful experiences

REQUIREMENTS

Our ideal candidate will have advanced skills in design software such as Photoshop & Illustrator as well as a strong portfolio of User Interface and Application designs (ideally for mobile or console games).

  • Prior experience working on mobile game titles
  • In-depth knowledge of UI and UX principles
  • Creative leader with excellent communication skills
  • Exceptional eye for detail and quality
  • Experience with creating and delivering user experience projects
  • Experience contributing to proposals in ideation and concept design
  • A good working knowledge of wireframing tools
  • Experience in prototyping tools
  • A proactive, can-do attitude An enthusiastic and demonstrable understanding of the science of User Experience and User Centered Design
  • Well versed in user experience methodologies and their applications
  • An understanding of visual syntax – colour, shape, placement, motion, behaviours, etc
  • An understanding of mobile gaming challenges and can identify best-in-class UX examples
  • Ability to articulate the work – verbal, written, and visual presentation skills

Pluses

  • Nice people!

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We are looking for a User Acquisition Specialist with experience in Mobile Games to join our User Acquisition and Marketing Team! This is an exciting opportunity for a performance-centric marketer to work on and lead the marketing initiatives for our games!

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with product teams and executives to define marketing goals, develop marketing strategy, and implement campaigns
  • Manage strategic initiatives for user acquisition (UA), cross promotion
  • Launch and manage user acquisition campaigns on ad networks, social media platforms, and other channels.
  • Help drive the P&L and product forecast for our games.
  • Promote product growth by leading cross-functional team discussions between Product, Strategy, User Acquisition, and other teams.
  • Analyze performance and measure ROI of all marketing activations including UA, cross promo, and other marketing campaigns.
  • Monitor and analyze data to optimize campaigns to meet volume and ROI targets for each product
  • Coordinate with design teams on creative assets to maximize performance
  • Track campaign and generate performance reports
  • Collaborate with data analysts and product managers to develop insights

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in media buying / user acquisition / performance marketing
  • Highly organized with proven track record or managing a large number of projects simultaneously
  • Experience managing and optimizing advertising campaigns directly (Not through an agency)
  • Experience launching advertising campaigns on social, ad networks, DSPs, and search
  • Experience in running A/B tests and deriving at actionable recommendations
  • Experience coordinating with creative teams to create assets
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative skills
  • Advanced Excel skills for analyzing data
  • Advanced knowledge of the mobile ecosystem
  • Track record of working with multiple cross functional teams
  • Great written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to be flexible on a day to day basis with task priority.
  • Experience building and managing relationships with third party media partners
  • Experience working in a metric-driven role focused on ROI
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Proven Data Analysis and Excel experience

Pluses

  • Working knowledge of SQL is a plus
  • Experience in CRM, social, and re-engagement campaigns a plus.
  • Experience working in the social/mobile game industry a plus

Working with Exis

Contact us here and include a link to pertinent resumes, portfolio and other experience.

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