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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.

170+

games

We have launched over 170 instant win games for leading lottery and gambling operators around the world

60M+

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Our games have been played over 60 million times, producing huge revenues for our customers

14YRS

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 developers to join our growing team of instant win game producers.

The successful applicant will join our experienced team of HTML5 developers, building elegant, engaging and exciting games before setting them free for the world to play.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

The role involves some challenging work developing HTML5 platforms and games for our clients.  Predominantly the skill-set required is HTML5 but knowledge of any Object Oriented Programming language would be beneficial.

In addition we want you to;

  • Work with the product and design team to understand end-user requirements
  • Dive into difficult problems and successfully deliver results within a schedule
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions and contribute innovative and original ideas
  • Help improve code quality through automation and code reviews

 

KEY SKILLS

We will endeavour to tailor the role to the particular skills of the successful candidate however this is primarily a games development role.

Candidates must show a higher than normal interest in web technology and development and must be willing to go the extra mile to achieve their assigned goals and deadlines. Enthusiasm in the extreme is a must.  The successful candidate must also be a confident and accomplished communicator able to fit in with our highly active and integrated team and work processes.

 

NEXT STEPS…

If you are passionate about development 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 or call Lee Bosio, Director on +44 1534 491094 for more information about this role.

 

We’re looking for developers to join our growing team of instant win game producers.

The successful applicant will join our experienced team of developers delivering new tools and features for our gaming platform.  You will work closely with our development teams to help deliver a best in class product while working in a fun, collaborative environment.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

The role involves continually evolving our gaming framework and integrating new external partners into our gaming platform.

In addition we want you to;

  • Participate in brainstorming sessions and contribute innovative and original ideas
  • Work with the product and design team to understand end-user requirements
  • Write well-structured and architected code for new game features and administrative tools.
  • Follow best practices to ensure optimised performance and maintainability both in the application code and database structures.
  • Work closely with other developers and Architects to define interfaces and integration points.

 

KEY SKILLS

The successful candidate would ideally be able to exhibit the following skills;

  • Strong knowledge of computer science, software design fundamentals, and OO design patterns.
  • Deep understanding of server programming languages such as Node.js, Java, PHP, Python, or Ruby.
  • Ability to solve complex problems
  • Excellent teamwork skills, flexibility and ability to multi-task effectively
  • Passionate for well-written and well-tested code.


We will endeavour to tailor the role to the particular skills of the successful candidate however this is primarily for a Software Engineer/Architect.

 

Candidates must show a higher than normal interest in web technology and development and must be willing to go the extra mile to achieve their assigned goals and deadlines. Enthusiasm in the extreme is a must.  The successful candidate must also be a confident and accomplished communicator able to fit in with our highly active and integrated team and work processes.

 

NEXT STEPS…

If you are passionate about development 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 to Lee Bosio, Director on lee@sideplay.com or call +44 1534 491094 for more information about this role.

Are you a designer, illustrator and/or an animator?  Do you while away the hours dreaming up characters and abstract worlds and would love the prospect of seeing them bought to life in an online game by a specialist team of developers?  Yes?  Then this could be the perfect job for you.

 

We create Instant Win games for the gambling and lottery industry servicing some of the world’s biggest and best operators.  Our industry leading content is played on desktop and mobile devices by millions of players across the UK, Europe and the US.

 

The successful applicant will work full-time alongside a team of artists and developers, helping to come up with unique game ideas with the ultimate responsibility for the overall design of our games.

 

Responsibilities

 

The duties of this role include but are not limited to the following:
           

-       Overseeing all aspects of the creative process from concept to launch

-       Conceptualise ideas (producing sketches & initial concepts)

-       Character design, 2D animations, symbol illustrations, UI elements & buttons

-       Storyboarding and presenting games concepts to clients

-       Collaborate with the team to come up with unique and engaging creative ideas

-       Participate in content reviews and creative strategy

 

Key Skills

-       Pixel perfect design – an eye for detail from rough concepts to the final glossy product

-       Experience with Photoshop & Illustrator and designing for HTML5

-       A sound understanding of UX design in a relevant field

-       Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

-       Relevant qualification ideally to degree level but all applicants considered

-       Ability to work independently, multi-task, and collaborate with the team

-       Strong portfolio of previous digital work or personal projects

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 to Lee Bosio, Director on lee@sideplay.com or call +44 1534 491094 for more information about this role.

Do you believe that the devil is in the detail?  Do you pride  yourself in noticing the smallest of mistakes in the press?  Did you notice the double space in the previous sentence and did it annoy you?  If so this could be the perfect job for you.

We’re looking for a methodical individual with an eye for detail to join our testing team and take responsibility for our complete game testing process.

We create Instant Win games for the gambling and lottery industry servicing some of the world’s best operators.  Our industry leading content is played on desktop and mobile devices and with our top prizes reaching the £1 Million mark you can imagine testing is an extremely important part of our business.

 

Responsibilities

-       Functionality, Compatibility, Usability, and Accessibility testing

-       Reviewing and creating test plans

-       Hardware/Platform validation

-       Trace, analyse and discover root causes to issues and report them accurately

-       Reporting and assigning tickets for bug fixing with final approval over workflow

 

Key skills

-       Detail-oriented individual with excellent troubleshooting ability

-       Strong written and verbal communication

-       Experience in using common defect tracking tools

-       Work well independently or as part of a team

-       Experience in developing test plans and defining/creating test cases

 

Additional Attributes

-       General interest in playing games or Apps would be beneficial

-       Demonstrate a proactive attitude and the ability to grasp concepts quickly

-       Experience using multiple platforms and devices

-       Strong skills in using Windows, Mac OS X and/or Linux

-       Understanding of common software deployment/release processes

-       Ability and willingness to independently learn new technologies


Next steps…

If you get excited at the prospect of playing games over and over again until they are perfect we’d love to hear from you.

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

Send a copy of your CV to Lee Bosio, Director on lee@sideplay.com or call +44 1534 491094 for more information about this role.

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Office location

22 Hill Street
St Helier
Jersey
Channel Islands
JE2 4UA

Office hours

Monday - Friday

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

Contact details

e: hello@sideplay.com

t: +44 (0) 1534 491094