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GamePoint is looking for a 2D Animator

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 11:51

Keywords
Den Haag, Internet, Casual Games, Social Games, Social Media, Communities, ActionScript, Unity3D, TweenMax

Company:
Are you excited to work for Hollands biggest social gaming company? Our platforms are a meeting place for millions of people!

Responsibilities:
• Create high-quality animations using basic animation principles while optimizing them to meet technical constraints
• Work in close collaboration with the art director and game designers to understand artistic direction, gameplay intentions and technical capabilities
• Anticipate the intended in-game look of animations across a wide array of devices (PC, phone, tablet)
• Be able to quickly create animation prototypes that will serve as a basis for animation- and game-related discussions

The 2D Animator has:
• A good Portfolio to show their work
• Great 2D art skills
• Knowledge of key frame animation
• Able to translate key frame animation to (Action)Script
• Must have extensive experience in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and After Effects
• Passion for 2D animation and game interface flow

Assets:
• Technical experience in delivery of animation assets such as knowledge of video compression, Flash to Unity conversion, scripting dynamic animation and working with particle systems.
• Experience in ActionScript
• Experience in Unity3D game engine
• Experience in TweenMax animation engine
• Experience in multi-platform development

We offer:
• A fun and casual work environment
• Market conform compensation

mail jobs@gamepoint.com with your motivation + cv

 

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GamePoint is looking for Senior PHP Developer

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 11:35

Company
Are you excited to work for Hollands biggest social gaming company? Our platforms are a meeting place for millions of people!

What we look for in a PHP Developer
Do you take pride in taking a design document and turning it into quality code?
Are you creative, meticulous and willing to go the extra mile to get the job done?
Are you willing to learn and grow in a young company headed for greatness?

As a Senior PHP Developer you:

  • work on further development of our websites, applications and partner integrations.
  • understand that heavy duty code like ours runs several million times a day, requiring usage of cache and constant query optimalization.
  • work with third party modules and documentation to integrate into Facebook and other social networks.

A Senior PHP developer has the following qualifications:

  • An expert in PHP/OOP that knows there’s always more to learn. Knowledge of other programming languages is a pré.
  • Knowledge of MySQL query programming.
  • You are skilled with markup and interface languages (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery)
  • The personality to match the dynamic field of digital media and –entertainment
  • The ability to manage incidental challenges during non-business hours
  • Self-supporting and flexible.
  • Affinity with (casual) games.
  • A completed MBO, Bachelor or Master degree in an applicable field.
  • 3-5 years of experience.

We offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • A fun and casual work environment
  • Tons of growth opportunities
  • Working with the latest technology.

If you are interested send an email with your cv to : jobs@gamepoint.com

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GamePoint is looking for Artist (2D)

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 17:27

• Are you sensitive to aesthetic needs of demographics other than your own?
• Are you creative, technically skilled and able to deliver quality at speed?
• Are you a multi-disciplinary designer with a feel for print, screen and interactive media? We might be looking for you!

As Artist (2D) you will assist our design team in creating all visuals for the various GamePoint platforms. This will include, among others:
• Ad creatives for print, web and mobile
• Community communication creatives like newsletters, banners and social media content
• Static game elements and animations

You will need, at least, the following qualifications:

• Extensive knowledge of Flash, Photoshop and Illustrator
• Fluent in English, knowledge of Dutch is a pre
• Sensitivity to the aesthetic needs of our target demographics
• The ability to manage incidental challenges during non-business hours
• Affinity with casual games
• A portfolio showing experience in both static and dynamic design
• Experience in the industry is a definite plus
We offer:
• A fun and casual work environment
• An in-office game room
• The chance to have your creations seen by millions!

Peaked your interest? Of course we did! Drop us an email at jobs@gamepoint.net Today!

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Bingo by GamePoint launches on iPhone and iPod touch

Monday, December 22, 2014 at 13:23

Today GamePoint announced it has launched the mobile version of its hit social game GamePoint Bingo exclusively for iPhone and iPod touch. It can be found in the iTunes store under the name Bingo by GamePoint where it joins a version for iPad that has been in open Beta for several months. By combining traditional bingo gameplay with state-of-the-art social features including mass 500+ player chat and cross-game private messaging, Bingo by GamePoint recreates the lively atmosphere found in real bingo halls across the world on your mobile device.

Bingo by GamePoint is a mobile social bingo game, where players simultaneously play up to fifteen bingo cards. “Our aim has always been offering a close simulation of the real bingo hall experience. Doing that on mobile has been a challenge resulting in over 2 years of development. With the help of a group of very fanatical GamePoint Bingo players (thanks all!), we’ve managed to integrate almost all features the game has on web, while still presenting it in a package that makes sense on a mobile phone,” says Amon Endt, CEO at GamePoint. “Admittedly, development took a bit longer than we had anticipated, but we feel that the product profited immensely from the time we put in.”

Some unique features in Bingo by GamePoint

  • Authentic Bingo gameplay (no crazy power-ups or arcade type mechanics)
  • Synchronous mass chat (up to 500 people per room, cross room private chat, cross game private chat) which resizes cards when opened, which allows for simultaneous chat AND gameplay
  • An established, heavily engaged community of people that met, formed friendships, fell in love and even had children based on GamePoint Bingo’s chat and interaction
  • Multiple prizes per card per user (Won a line? Game’s not finished. You might also win another prize or even prizes)
  • Cross room, cross region Jackpot rounds (SuperBingos), that trigger after a pot is filled by users in dozens or even hundreds of rooms simultaneously

“Our hope is that users that now play our game on GamePoint.com or on Facebook canvas will find the time to play Bingo by GamePoint when they’re on the road or find themselves without a PC. By connecting with Facebook, users can easily find their friends, exchange gifts and share their Bingo experiences with others,” according to Rik Haandrikman, Director of Business Development. “We’re confident that our current players will be able to experience all facets of the game they know and love on a new platform, while new players will find Bingo by GamePoint a truly unique bingo experience on a mobile phone. We’re looking forward to continuing development of our first true mobile game with our players and partners worldwide.”

Bingo by GamePoint is available for free from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch or at www.appstore.com

About GamePoint
Founded in 1998, GamePoint is the leading synchronous multiplayer social game developer. Its focus on multiplayer gameplay and community building has resulted in a tight-knit community of millions that spend billions of minutes every month playing GamePoint’s games on a wide variety of platforms. Best

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