We are SnowGlobe

And we make awesome games

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about us

 

Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, SnowGlobe Games is focussed on developing the highest quality social and mobile games for mass-market audiences. We have experience developing native IOS games, flash-client Facebook games and massively scalable game servers.

Clients include a number of leading San Francisco Bay Area social game publishers.

Dublin is emerging as a leading European hub for the games industry with many international games companies choosing to locate here to hire creative and engineering talent and to avail of tax advantages.

SnowGlobe Games also has a development office in Bucharest, Romania, a leading game development hub of Eastern Europe.

 

 

 

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Paper Saga

Published by Making Fun, Inc., a division of News Corporation.

Released in 2012 on IOS

Paper Saga

 

 

 

Enter the enchanted kingdom of Papyrum, where you are the author of your very own storybook adventure!Once upon a time and not too long ago, Papyrum was a land of enchantment and beauty until a dark and dreary cloud was cast upon the kingdom by the Evil Witch, Teyra. All that remains is the withered Tree of Life and it’s Guardian, Syl the Owl.As the keeper of the Magic Book, you hold the keys to restore Papyrum to its former beauty and return power back to the King, Queen, and Princess Braithlin.Features:• Interact with a colorful cast of characters in the struggle to reclaim the magic and wonder of the land.

Explore the stunning rolling paper landscape in a unique and tactile visual experience.

Explore the mysterious castle’s interior, and restore it to its former glory.

Save the princess! • A rich and whimsical storyline where anything can happen!

Build beautiful workshops and homes for the kingdom.

 

Paper Saga Landscape

 

meet the

team

 

Co-founder & CEO

Barry O’Moore

Barry was previously co-founder and manager of the Irish subsidiary of PlayFirst Inc. a leading San Francisco based publisher of casual games for a female audience. Popular PlayFirst franchises include Diner Dash, Wedding Dash and Chocolatier. He was iPhone product manager within PlayFirst and led the production of multiple iPhone versions of PlayFirst’s games from the Dublin studio, including Cooking Dash which reached #2 in the U.S. App Store Chart.

Prior to founding PlayFirst Ireland, Barry had ten years experience developing software in the games, robotics, automotive and financial software industries. He developed high-performance trading platforms at Optiver derivatives Trading in Amsterdam, automotive diagnostic tools at Snap-on Diagnostics and worked in game development at Sega of America in San Francisco, on the Dreamcast Network team in ‘99.
Barry holds a BSc. in Computer Science from Trinity College, Dublin. He is responsible for the business development, management and product strategy of the company.

 

Director of Game Design

Tudor Serban

Tudor is a Romanian game designer with more than 15 years experience in playing,
making and selling games in a wide range of genres from board games, computer games
to social games.
His first project as a game designer was the critically acclaimed Silent Hunter 3, which is
still praised as being the best submarine simulation game ever made. He spends the next
7 years working as Lead Designer at Ubisoft mainly working on the Silent Hunter franchise
and several other console titles.
In 2008 he started the first brick and mortar board games store in Romania with the
mission to bring all the unplugged gaming experience to the Romanian market – from
board games and card games to role-playing games.
Prior to joining SnowGlobe Games he was the lead of Design and Art department at
 Gotigo, a startup company which made a new groundbreaking category of social, mobile 
and tablet games and created several social games for both web and iOS.

Engineering Manager

Doru Paraschiv

Doru has more than ten years experience in software industry, all of this time spent programming Internet applications. He was previously manager of the team behind blackjack.com and led a team that successfully launched and operated an online credit card processing system.
Doru is the driving force behind SnowGlobe’s technology infrastructure where he leverages his previous experience to build highly scalable social game servers.
Doru holds a BSc. degree in IT from University of Bucharest, Romania and wasted his youth playing a ZX Spectrum Compatible called Cobra.

we are seeking

Senior Web Developer (Bucharest)

 

Who we are

SnowGlobe Games is a social and mobile game developer headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, with a development office in Bucharest, Romania.

We’re working on an exciting project with a San Francisco based start-up OpenWager Inc., to develop a multiplayer platform for social and mobile casino games.

Job description

We are looking for an experienced web developer to build a client platform for casino games.

We are looking for:

* A good team player

* 3+ years of software development experience

* Strong understanding of core programming fundamentals

* Asynchronous client-server programming

* State machines

* Implementation of game functionality per design documentation (animation, game logic, UI and other game elements)

* Communication with other team members to establish pipeline and integrate assets

* Regular feedback to project lead as to implementation issues and possible improvements to design

* Strong experience with version control systems like SVN or Git and bug-tracking systems

* Good spoken/written English communication skills

* Interest, if not background in game development

* Especially good knowledge of technologies like:

* Javascript

* HTML5

* CSS

* Jquery

* Websockets

We appreciate:

* Experience with server-side Java programming

* Experience with Unity3D or Flash

* Degree in Computer Science or related

What we offer

Competitive salary plus bonuses.

Application process

Does this opportunity appeal to you?

Please send your CV in English to careers@snowglobegames.com

we are seeking

C# Unity Engineer (Bucharest)

 

Project

We’re working on an exciting project with a San Francisco based partner to develop a platform for multi-player, social and mobile casino games.

Our partner OpenWager, was founded in 2013 by online games industry veterans.

www.openwager.com

Job description

We are looking for experienced engineers to build C# client platform components for multi-player casino games.

We are looking for:

* Strong background and understanding of programming, mathematics, and OOP design & approach

* Implement game platform functionality per design document and specification (animation, game logic, game UI and server communication)

* Communicate with other team members to establish pipeline and integrate assets

* Give regular feedback to project lead as to implementation issues and possible improvements to game design

* Support external game development teams who are using the platform

* Address bugs and other technical issues identified for subsequent release

Essential Skills & Experience

* C# programming experience

* Experience with version control software

* Ability to work independently and as part of a team

* Great communication skills in English

We appreciate:


* Degree in Computer Science or related

* Experience developing games

* Unity 3D experience

What we offer

Fast paced and fun start-up environment

Excellent salary plus bonuses

Application process

Does this opportunity appeal to you?

Send your CV in English to careers@snowglobegames.com

we are seeking

QA Tester (Bucharest)

 

Project

We’re working on an exciting project with a San Francisco based company, OpenWager Inc., to develop a multi-player platform for social and mobile casino games.

Job description

SnowGlobe is looking for a world class QA Tester to help us develop the next generation of social and mobile casino games! We are looking for an energetic team player who has a passion for building great products. You will work very closely with developers and project managers in Bucharest and San Francisco.

Responsibliities:

   * Understand, review and analyze product design specifications

   * Develop, update and maintain test cases and test plans

   * Verification and testing of newly implemented content and features according to specifications

   * Identify and report bugs, providing reproducible steps

   * Assist with prioritizing bug fixing efforts

   * Bug database management

   * Communicate QA project status to management

   * Collaborate with global teams

Essential Skills & Experience

   * 3+ years of software testing experience

   * Experience with manual testing and some automated testing

   * Experience in different types of testing (functional, regression, system, sanity testing)

   * Experience in testing web-based applications (cross browser testing)

   * Experience with bug tracking systems

   * Experience testing software across multiple platform deployments

   * Self starter, strong work ethic, and communication skills

   * Detailed and methodical testing process

   * Experience with agile development processes

   * Social or mobile game testing experience preferred

   * iOS and Android testing experience preferred

What we offer

You will be part of a young and dynamic work environment
Competitive salary plus bonuses
Flexible schedule
Great work conditions, easy to access location

Application process

Does this opportunity appeal to you?

Send your CV in English to careers@snowglobegames.com

we are seeking

Senior Java Engineer (Bucharest)

 

Project

We’re working on an exciting project with a San Francisco based partner to develop a platform for multi-player, social and mobile casino games.

Our partner OpenWager, was founded in 2013 by online games industry veterans.

www.openwager.com

Job description

We are looking for experienced software developers and technical leads to develop a server side platform that will be an all-in-one solution for game developers for handling their server side logic.

In this position, you will be responsible for developing with a variety of technologies amongst which these would be the most notable: Java, JavaScript, C#.

You will be part of a team that designs, implements and configures scalable backend systems.

We are looking for:

* A good team player

* 3+ years of software development experience

* Strong understanding of client-server architectures, scalability, design patterns, object oriented design

* Experience in designing modules and components for complex enterprise scale applications

* Strong knowledge of technical planning, development and documentation of Java applications

* Strong experience with version control systems like SVN or Git and bug-tracking systems

* Strong spoken/written English communication skills

* Especially good knowledge of the following technologies and architectures:

  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • Web Services (REST, SOAP/XML)

We appreciate:

* Previous experience with Git

* Understanding of NoSQL databases, like MongoDB

* Previous experience with continuous integration servers, like Jenkins

* Degree in Computer Science or related

What we offer

Competitive salary plus bonuses.

Application process

Does this opportunity appeal to you?

Send your CV in English to careers@snowglobegames.com

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contact

 

 

We’re always interested in hearing from creative programmers, artists, and game designers who may wish to join our team and play a role in creating future titles.

Please send your CV’s to careers@snowglobegames.com

For more information or business proposals please contact us using the form below or contact@snowglobegames.com