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We make immersive & engaging instant win games for leading lottery and gambling operators

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Sushi Master

Match your favourite sushi to win. 14 Prizes available, find hidden soy sauce and wasabi for a fiery instant prize.

270+

games

We have launched over 270 instant win games for leading lottery and gambling operators around the world

100M+

plays

Our games have been played over 100 million times, producing huge revenues for our customers

18YRS

of experience

All of our games are built on years of real player feedback to guarantee memorable experiences

A high top prize will hook a player, but engaging content will see them returning time and time again

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Popping Candy

Quick and easy to play with 16 prizes available and 9 ways to win.

A bespoke approach in a dynamic industry

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We conceptualise

From synchronised swimming to zombie board games, we continually produce the most engaging and innovative instant win content available to the lottery and gambling industries

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We design

Bridging the gap between social and lottery gaming, with a keen eye on usability, we design every element of our games from the ground up

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We develop

Using the latest tools and best methodology we develop instant win games for desktop and mobile devices to reach your audience via multiple touch points

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We test

Working with some of the world's biggest lotteries has shaped our testing and QA process so every title is completely sound before it leaves the studio

Release The Kraken!

Set in the 18th Century, release the kraken on unsuspecting pirates. 10 prizes available and 3 unique ways to win.

Some of our industry leading content

Mouse Trap

Roll your dice to navigate the mouse around the board, collecting prize symbols for your chance to win up to £8,000!

Bubble Burst Bingo

A first for the National Lottery offering players an element of skill in this classic game of matching and popping bubbles to win!

Sherluck Holmes

We love character based games here at SidePlay, and you don't get much more iconic than Sherlock Holmes!

High Stakes

Make your choice and clear corresponding cards from the table. 12 main prizes to win, find the joker for an instant bonus payout.

Jobs

Current positions available

We’re looking for an experienced game developer to join our growing team of game developers.

The role involves some challenging work designing and developing HTML5 game content for the lottery and gaming industry, but in a relaxed and friendly team setting.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of Object Orientated Programming. An understanding of the Phaser and/or Pixi game framework would also be a positive benefit, along with a commercial understanding of game design and a creative mind. You will be working on and have input on all aspects of our games from design to launch.

You should:

  • Possess a good understanding of game requirements and usability
  • Continually improve code quality throughout the studio through automation and code reviews
  • Contribute innovative and original ideas
  • Maintain an up-to-date working knowledge of all appropriate existing technologies as well as new techniques and tech.
  • Be able to mentor junior team members and share knowledge with the team

You should also be a confident and accomplished communicator with a commercial awareness and fit in with our highly active and integrated team and work processes.

Please submit your CV to jobs@sideplay.com.

No recruitment agencies please.

We’re creating a great opportunity for an experienced digital designer/artist to join our game production team.

Here at SidePlay Entertainment we create online games for the gambling and lottery industry, servicing some of the world’s biggest and best operators. Our highly regarded game content is played on desktop and mobile devices by millions of players across the UK, Europe and the USA.

This is a full-time role and the successful applicant will get to work alongside our team of designer/artists, animators and developers, producing unique and exciting game ideas. 

 

Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Creative Director, the duties of this role include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Conceptualise themes for instant win games
  • Communicate/present concepts with the team
  • Create production ready assets for animators and developers
  • Work closely with animators and developers to troubleshoot issues throughout the production cycle

 

Key Skills

  • Comprehensive knowledge of design principles
  • Have a strong design and/or illustration focused portfolio
  • Intermediate-advanced Photoshop/Illustrator skills
  • Troubleshoot technical and artistic issues within set deadlines
  • Interest/experience in game design desirable
  • Sound knowledge of animation principles desirable
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and collaborate with the team
  • Relevant qualification, ideally to degree level but all applicants considered

 

Next steps…

If you are passionate about design and feel you have a lot to offer this niche area of gaming we’d love to hear from you.

We offer competitive rates of pay, flexible working hours and a centrally located studio full of the latest hardware and young, creative people.

Send a copy of your CV and portfolio of work to Paul Le Fondre, via email to: paul@sideplay.com or call +44 1534 491094 for more information about the role.

www.sideplay.com

No agencies please

 

We’re creating a great opportunity for an experienced animator to join our game production team.

 

Here at SidePlay Entertainment we create online games for the gambling and lottery industry, servicing some of the world’s biggest and best operators. Our highly regarded game content is played on desktop and mobile devices by millions of players across the UK, Europe and the USA.

 

This is a full-time role and the successful applicant will get to work alongside our team of artists, animators and developers, producing unique and exciting game ideas. 

 

Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Creative Director, the duties of this role include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Storyboarding animations and interactions to brief
  • Working with game artists for asset breakdown/creation
  • Working with developers for game implementation

 

Key Skills

  • Comprehensive knowledge of animation principles
  • Have a strong animation focused portfolio
  • Intermediate-advanced After Effects skills
  • Intermediate-advanced Photoshop skills
  • Experience using Spine Pro (Esoteric Software) is preferable but not essential
  • Ability to create/illustrate art assets is desirable
  • Troubleshoot technical and artistic issues within set deadlines
  • Interest/experience in game design desirable
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and collaborate with the team
  • Relevant qualification, ideally to degree level but all applicants considered

 

Next steps…

If you are passionate about animation and feel you have a lot to offer this niche area of gaming we’d love to hear from you.

We offer competitive rates of pay, flexible working hours and a centrally located studio full of the latest hardware and young, creative people.

Send a copy of your CV and portfolio of work to Paul Le Fondre, via email to: paul@sideplay.com or call +44 1534 491094 for more information about the role.

www.sideplay.com

No agencies please

 

SidePlay Entertainment is a world leader in the design and development of online instant win game content which is distributed to lotteries and gaming operators across the world and we are experiencing and exciting period of growth right now.

We offer a highly creative environment in which to work, interacting with a vibrant, young and growing team who are continually developing exciting new and unique game concepts to the very highest standard for some of the most prestigious operators in the business.


You

You might be a Project Manager in a different field who is looking for a change of direction, or an Account Manager looking to channel your creative passion.

You’ll need to be super organised because we work to a tight schedule that relies heavily on efficiency across the whole team to deliver our game development pipeline.

You’ll be managing multiple game projects, so you’ll need to be completely confident dealing with other team members, suppliers and our customers, either on the phone, via email or face-to-face.

 

What you get to do each day

It’s your chance to work on some industry leading game content. You’ll be managing the game development process by contributing to initial creative concepts, planning the delivering visual materials and the build of the game, through to final testing and release for distribution.

You’ll also be managing the game development budget, liaising with suppliers, as well as working directly with talented designers, developers, artists and other producers to ensure the smooth development of high quality games. You’ll continually refine a repeatable process to improve efficiency and predictability.

 

What we expect from you:

  • Using your project management skills you’ll demonstrate an ability to juggle multiple responsibilities and balance project demands with creative essentials.
  • Be organised, goal and detailed oriented with the ability to drive game development from beginning to end.
  • Work with, lead, and manage dynamic teams in a fast-paced environment with multiple hard deadlines.
  • Display the responsible behaviour necessary to provide and support a positive and creative atmosphere and display the ability to acclimate quickly to a rapidly shifting, fast-paced creative environment.
  • To be comfortable with identifying, assessing and solving problems quickly.
  • A hands-on approach to the development of games across all departments from art to QA.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills building collaborative relationships both internally and externally.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to present game concepts to business owners.
  • Self-leadership to continuously learn and develop yourself and foster innovation within the team and motivate that team to reach its ambitious release goals.

 

If you’d like to discuss the role further or wish to apply, please contact steve@sideplay.com

We’re looking forward to hearing from you.

www.sideplay.com

 

No agencies please.

SidePlay Entertainment is a world leader in the design and development of online instant win game content which is distributed to lotteries and gaming operators across the world and right now we are experiencing an exciting period of growth. We offer a highly creative environment in which to work, interacting with a vibrant, young and growing team who are continually developing exciting new and unique game concepts to the very highest standard for some of the most prestigious operators in the business.

 

You

You might be an English or foreign language graduate or an experienced copy writer or editor. You’ll need to be able to produce concise yet creative in-game copy and game instructions, as well as displaying acute attention to detail when checking translations of existing game copy. We work to a tight schedule that relies heavily on efficiency across the whole team to deliver against our game development pipeline. You’ll be working across multiple game projects, so you’ll need to be completely confident dealing with other team members, suppliers and our customers, either on the phone, online or face-to-face.

 

What you get to do each day
It’s your chance to work on some industry leading game content. You’ll be responsible for the game copy across our entire portfolio of games, including all foreign language versions, creating original in-game copy and game instructions that will support and enhance the player experience of each game. You will also liaise with lottery operators to agree and finalise game translations and work alongside the SidePlay production team as they implement the game copy, as well as checking the final outcomes to ensure consistency and accuracy prior to delivery.

 

What we expect from you

  • Be organised, goal and detailed oriented with the ability to ensure accurate, constant copy and translations.
  • Take ownership of existing copy matrices, manage continuous localisation and evolve the in-house process towards increased efficiency and accuracy.
  • Work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with multiple hard deadlines.
  • Display the responsible behaviour necessary to provide and support a positive and creative atmosphere and display the ability to react quickly in a rapidly shifting, fast-paced creative environment.
  • To be comfortable with identifying, assessing and solving problems quickly.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills capable of building collaborative relationships both internally and externally.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills across all channels.
  • Self-leadership to continuously learn and develop yourself.


If you’d like to discuss the role further or wish to apply, please contact steve@sideplay.com

We’re looking forward to hearing from you.

www.sideplay.com

 

No agencies please

Lets talk

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Office location

31 - 33 New Street
St Helier
Jersey
Channel Islands
JE2 3RA

Office hours

Monday - Friday

9:00am - 5:00pm (GMT)

Contact details

e: hello@sideplay.com

t: +44 (0) 1534 491094