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.

Creative advisor

Pete McNally

Pete has seven years experience as a lead artist in the games and animation industries. Pete was lead artist at Instinct Technology (2002 – 2006), his responsibilities include project planning, scheduling, delegation, art direction, staff training, managing external contractors, liaising with producer and programming lead and managing staff as well as full-time hands-on art production in every aspect of game development. Pete also spent time in the role of 3D supervisor at Oscar nominated Brown Bag Films.
Pete is currently lead artist at an Emmy award winning game physics middleware company.
Pete advises SnowGlobe on the hiring of artists and designers in Europe. He also helps define SnowGlobe’s creative direction and art production processes.

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

Unity3D Engineer (Bucharest)

 

Project

We’re working on an exciting project with a San Francisco based partner to develop a 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 game developers to build 3D client applications for multi-player casino games.

We are looking for:

* Prior game development experience with a strong background and understanding of 3D programming, mathematics, and OOP design & approach

* Implement game functionality per design document and specification (character animation, game logic, game GUI and other game elements)

* 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

* Address bugs and other technical issues identified for subsequent release

Essential Skills & Experience

* Unity development experience

* C# programming experience

* Experience with version control software

* Ability to work independently and as part of a team

We appreciate:


* Degree in Computer Science or related

* Passion for Poker or other casino games

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 looking for a talented

Level Designer (Bucharest)

        for a Fantasy Action-RPG

Project

SnowGlobe Games is looking for an ambitious level designer with experience with game editors or modding tools, and with passion for making games, to work on the company’s Diablo-style mobile Action RPG.

Job description

The candidate is expected to:

  • Work full-time in Bucharest

  • Learn to use the game’s custom level editor, with help from the dev team

    • use brush-like tools to edit terrain

    • position 3D objects (from the editor’s library) as obstacles or decorations

    • place enemies and treasures on maps

    • create interesting gameplay events using the game’s trigger system

  • Create levels that are fun to play and look great

  • Play the game and get involved in the creative process

Candidates are expected to have artistic inclinations and attention to detail, but are NOT expected to create 3D models or textures themselves. Knowledge of a scripting language is a big plus. Applications must contain a portfolio of screenshots from the candidate’s previous level design work (personal projects are welcome and appreciated).

Application process

Please send your portfolio and CV 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