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Sparkypants is always on the lookout for talented developers and ninja collaborators. We’re on the hunt for creative folks who want to work with a AAA team and thrive in an exciting environment.

Careers

Senior game producer

Sparkypants Studios is on the hunt for a talented Senior Producer to join our development team and take the lead on our live digital CCG, The Elder Scrolls: Legends. Are you a highly organized individual with excellent communication skills? Are you cool under pressure and able to find creative solutions to unexpected challenges? Do you love creating exciting new content for established game properties? If so then you may be just the right fit for this position.

This is a full-time, onsite position in our Baltimore studio.

Responsibilities

  • Managing a team of highly motivated, creative developers on a live video game across multiple platforms.

  • Setting goals for the team and helping them to achieve success, on time and on budget.

  • Collaborating with the publisher to determine release schedules, produce content, and manage external contractors.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in a production role on a live video game, preferably a mobile game.

  • Understanding of live production pipelines and content release schedules.

  • Experience with external publishers, achieving compromise while prioritizing the needs of your internal team.

  • Familiarity with bug tracking workflows and QA processes for a live game.

  • Experience coordinating with external contractors and freelance developers.

  • Ability to scope wisely, to organize priorities based on changing schedules and resources, and to work with the team to set goals accordingly.

  • Excellent people-skills!

  • Efficient organization and communication skills and ability to express ideas orally, in writing, and using appropriate tools.

  • Flexibility to tackle any task that comes up across the company and see it to completion.

Position Requirements

  • 5+ Years of game development.

  • Full-time, onsite position in Baltimore studio.

Additional Skills (Pluses)

  • Experience working on a digital TCG or CCG.

  • Deep knowledge of the Elder Scrolls franchise.

  • Familiarity with Unity tool kit.

  • Additional development skills such as art, writing, programming, community, etc.

Cover letter, resume, and online portfolio link should be emailed to seniorproducer@sparkypants.com

Card Designer

Sparkypants Studios is seeking a Card Designer to work with us on an established digital CCG for a major Bethesda IP. We’re interested in serious digital TCG and CCG players with relevant industry experience, designers who enjoy working with other creative individuals to build new, memorable products.

Responsibilities

  • Create unique card designs that expand the game while playing to its established strengths

  • Design large-scale story expansions, featuring new mechanics rooted in IP themes and narrative

  • Support other developers on card iteration and game improvements

  • Offer a veteran perspective on CCG dynamics and how to appeal to both new and seasoned players

  • Think outside the box

Position Requirements

  • Demonstrate outstanding written and oral communication skills

  • Minimum 3 years of experience playing digital TCG and CCG at a competitive level

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in game design

Additional Skills (Pluses)

  • Degree in a related discipline

  • Experience with game creation tools, and other productivity tools such as Office

  • Willingness to work with Community and Marketing on design updates and initiatives

Onsite work is not required.

Cover letter and resume should be emailed to carddesigner@sparkypants.com