Intern/stagiair Finance

We zijn op zoek naar een leergierige stagiaire voor minimaal 4 dagen per week voor een periode van vijf tot tien maanden.

Je maakt onderdeel uit van ons finance team. Je ondersteunt je collega’s met werkzaamheden zoals hieronder genoemd. Daarnaast ben je ook bezig met je stageopdracht.

Werkzaamheden, aanvankelijk het ondersteunen en later zelfstandig uitvoeren van

• Het inboeken van facturen;

• Het beheer van openstaande postenlijsten;

• Het afletteren en opschonen van de balansposten;

Requirements

  • Derde/vierdejaars MBO 4 student(e) met een opleiding richting bedrijfsadministratie of bedrijfseconomie;
  • Hands-on, servicegericht en een flexibele en stressbestendige houding
  • Analytisch vermogen
  • Initiatiefrijke, nauwkeurige en integere persoonlijkheid
  • Communicatief vaardig
  • Het gaat je prima af om in het Nederlands of Engels te praten en te schrijven
  • MS Office Excel en Word vaardig
  • Bij voorkeur woonachtig in of in de omgeving van Amsterdam

Benefits

  • Een creatieve leeromgeving in een jonge en dynamische internationale gaming-industrie
  • Een open en internationale bedrijfscultuur met enthousiaste collega’s
  • Een aantrekkelijke kantoorlocatie in het centrum van Amsterdam
  • Vrijdagmiddagborrel en een maandelijkse bedrijfslunch
  • Stageplek voor 32 of 40 uur per week met ruimte voor stageopdracht
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Intern Production

As a production intern, you work together with the producers and the teams working on our awesome HTML5 games. You will be part of multiple teams working on live titles and you will learn from different aspects of game development and publishing. This is a paid internship position. To be eligible you must be enrolled in a college or university with an internship program.

Day to day, your tasks will include:

  • Organizing meetings and meeting notes
  • Documenting decisions made
  • Assisting the producers to drive projects from start to completion
  • Help in prioritizing and decision making for live games

Requirements

  • A candidate who enjoys to organize
  • Good writing skills in English
  • Experience in game development

We prefer:

  • Experience with agile tools like Trello or JIRA
  • Knowledge of agile processes (Scrum and/or Kanban)
  • Hands-on experience in either Quality Assurance, Game Art, Game Design or Game Development

Benefits

  • Internship compensation fee
  • Great office location in the heart of Amsterdam
  • Occasional outings and drinks with the company
  • High-profile IPs to work with
  • An awesome team to work in!
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Content Management Intern

CoolGames is growing rapidly! Our game brands entertain millions of players every month! Boys, girls, men, woman, we have games for all audiences. And our games are played all around the world, both on desktop and mobile devices.

For our content team we are looking for a Content Management Intern. In this role you would support our content managers who are in charge of websites such as GirlGames.com, SuperGames.com, CoolGames.com, WordGames.com and our white label partner websites.

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Finding new games in the global market and promote trending games on our websites for various target audiences
  • Creating and editing game marketing assets for our websites
  • Publishing daily, weekly games through our content management systems
  • SEO keyword and copywriting for game titles and descriptions by reviewing the games
  • Manage a content calendar for the websites
  • Create and publish social media posts for our social media channels
  • Monitor and analyze game performance
  • Customer support / handling feedback from our website users
  • Share ideas based on the content you manage to support social media channels

Requirements

  • A great feel for content!
  • Social savvy
  • Hands-on experience with web/mobile gaming is a plus
  • A gaming or media related education
  • Affinity with our target audiences is a plus
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English
  • An intern who is doing this as a 2nd or 3rd year ‘working’ internship.
  • Preferably living in (the vicinity of) Amsterdam
  • You should be enrolled as fulltime student for the complete duration of the internship
  • You are legally allowed to perform your internship in the Netherlands (we cannot sponsor your Visa/work permit)
  • If this sounds like you, please send in your CV and cover letter, including motivation. We look forward to hearing from you!

Benefits

  • A creative learning environment in the young and dynamic gaming industry
  • An open and international company culture
  • An internship allowance
  • An internship for preferably at least 6 months
  • An internship for 40 hours a week, with room for a study assignment
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Intern Commercial Team

Currently we are offering an internship in the commercial team with a minimum duration of 6 months, for 40 hours a week.

This is an exciting function with 100% involvement from day one. In this position possible subjects for your thesis would involve market- or competitor analysis in the international gaming industry (if applicable). You will also have the opportunity to be in charge of projects within the commercial department.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working very closely with the international partners and supporting them with day-to-day activities
  • Creating, testing and distributing new games via existing distribution channels (350+ websites)
  • Preparing and analyzing the performance reports
  • Helping sales team with creating and updating sales decks
  • Supporting the content team with creating and sending a monthly newsletter
  • Helping with organizing the company international events
  • Researching and analyzing international gaming markets and competition
  • Requirements

    • HBO/University education level in International Sales and Marketing, Business Administration, Commercial Economics or similar major
    • Strong oral and written communication skills in English (knowledge of Dutch or other languages is a plus)
    • Data-driven
    • Very strong analytical skills, eye for details, proactive, self-starter, eager to learn
    • Experience with complex use of Excel and PowerPoint
    • Affinity for (international) sales, marketing and online advertising
    • Preferably living in the vicinity of Amsterdam
    • Must be able to work and live in the Netherlands (we do not sponsor permits for this role)
    • Good sense of humor

    Benefits

    • The opportunity to be involved with the international commercial department and to help build successful relations with international distribution partners
    • A creative learning environment in the young and dynamic international gaming industry
    • An open and international company culture with fantastic colleagues
    • An attractive office location in the very center of Amsterdam
    • Friday’s drinks and monthly company lunch
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    Game Backend Developer

    Are you an ambitious backend developer with a passion for casual games? Can you create backend solutions for both single and multiplayer games? Can you keep scalability, performance under control and still keep it easy to maintain and expand? Do you want to contribute to online games that are played by millions around the world? Eager to work on a cool multi-player games? Than we have an excellent career opportunity for you!

    With Flash disappearing and the overcrowded app-stores, HTML5 is now one of the fastest growing game platforms around. CoolGames is entirely focused on developing multi-player games for Messenger Platforms such as Facebook Instant Games. Using HTML5, but with no need to compromise on quality or gameplay experience.

    We are therefore looking for an experienced Games Backend developer to strengthen our Studio and help us realize our international growth ambition.

    Your key responsibilities:

    • Maintain our live backend solution which was developed in GameSparks
    • Analyze, design and implement new features
    • Support client developers integrating their games to the backend side
    • Help our Lead Game Developer and Head of Technology to define new backend solutions

    Requirements

    • At least 2 years of experience with backend programming for games
    • Experience with turn-based and real-time action multiplayer games
    • Proficient with OOP, Design Patterns, data structures and databases (relational and non-relational)
    • Solid knowledge of RESTful API’s, WebSockets and JS SDK’s
    • Good understanding of time complexity X space complexity
    • Professional experience with AWS is highly desirable
    • Professional experience with GameSparks is a plus

    Your profile:

    • Pro-active and used to taking ownership and responsibility
    • Good team player and supportive to other departments
    • Excellent social, communication and presentation skills
    • Not afraid of new technologies and/or touching client code when required
    • Not afraid of debugging and optimizing code
    • Comfortable with Agile development processes and tools
    • Experienced with Git and CI/CD, build tools

    Benefits

    • A highly dynamic job with a competitive salary
    • 24 vacation days
    • Pension plan with a company contribution
    • An attractive office location in the center of Amsterdam
    • An open, informal and international company culture
    • A chance to get involved in one of the most creative, fast-moving industries in HTML5 technology
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    Lead Game Developer

    Are you an ambitious game developer with a passion for casual games? Can you motivate a team to constantly raise the bar with developing more engaging and higher quality games? Do you want to contribute to online games that are played by millions around the world? Eager to work on a cool multi-player games? Than we have an excellent career opportunity for you!

    With Flash disappearing and the overcrowded app-stores, HTML5 is now one of the fastest growing game platforms around. CoolGames is entirely focused on developing multi-player games for Messenger Platforms such as Facebook Instant Games. Using HTML5, but with no need to compromise on quality or gameplay experience.

    We are therefore looking for an experienced Lead Game Developer to strengthen our Studio and help us realize our international growth ambition.

    Your key responsibilities:

    • Lead the Studio’s Game Developers;
    • Together with the Head of Studio and the other Leads, be responsible for guiding multiple game projects from concept to launch and beyond;
    • Set up the Game Technology Roadmap to support and optimize our future games;
    • Help automating production processes for an efficient development flow;
    • Oversee and guard our minimum standards of code quality;
    • Assess any technical risks and mitigate them on time;
    • Ensure the re-usability and scalability of our technology and tools.

    Requirements

    Your profile:

    • Pro-active and used to taking ownership and responsibility;
    • Motivational team leader and inspirator to your colleagues;
    • Able to clearly communicate your vision and ideas to your team, colleagues and the CoolGames Management Team;
    • Feel comfortable taking initiatives, such as exploring new technologies and game engines, spotting interesting developments in the market and what they can mean for CoolGames.

    Your qualifications:

    • At least 5 years of relevant experience in the games industry;
    • Fully comfortable with scrum development processes;
    • Knowledge of object oriented game design, C# and/or Java;
    • Familiarity with Entity Component architecture;
    • Fluent English speaker and writer;
    • Excellent social, communication and presentation skills;
    • Understanding of mobile (Unity) and/or HTML5 development (JavaScript) is a plus;
    • Experience in casual, multiplayer and/or mid-core games is desirable.

    Benefits

    We offer:

    • A highly dynamic job with a competitive salary
    • Company pension plan and travel cost compensation
    • Optional company stock plan participation
    • Health care insurance compensation
    • An attractive office location in the center of Amsterdam
    • An open, informal and international company culture
    • A chance to get involved in one of the most creative, fast-moving industries in HTML5 technology

    About CoolGames

    CoolGames is the leading HTML5 games developer and publisher in the world. Alongside developing native quality HTML5 games with high profile IP’s such as Tetris, Pac-Man, Snoopy and Miffy, we also distribute games globally reaching millions of players each month. Our in-house developed title Jewel Academy is the world’s most successful match-3 game ever released in HTML5.

    BoosterMedia was founded in late 2009. In early 2016 we joined forces with Tingly Games and became what is now CoolGames. We have an ambitious and innovative team with over 50 colleagues from all over the world. Our headquarters and studio are in the center of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The company also has an office in Tokyo, Japan, and a senior representative in San Francisco, USA.

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    Intern Game Artist

    We’re looking for someone to join our in-house game studio at CoolGames, a fast growing startup, headquartered in the center of Amsterdam. Our studio builds high quality games for CoolGames’ own network and other gaming networks, played by millions of gamers worldwide, from Japan to South Africa.

    Who you are…

    You are a (game) art student and want to become a professional game artist. You have a good understanding of (game) art and esthetics, you like games and your brain is overflowing with creativity. You are ambitious and eager to learn. You’re precise, sociable you can communicate ideas well and you play well in a team.

    Requirements

    • A passion for art
    • Good drawing skills
    • An up to date online portfolio to see your work
    • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects skills
    • Good team player
    • Can communicate in English
    • Creativity, lots of it!
    • Nerf dart skills and some humor on the side are a big plus!
    • Must be currently pursing a degree

    Benefits

    • Developing new casual games for mobile, desktop and other platforms for a worldwide audience
    • Creative environment where you can learn and grow
    • Working in a talented team to produce high quality games
    • Game nights, Friday drinks and company events
    • Awesome office in the center of Amsterdam
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    Intern Game Developer

    We’re looking for someone to join our in-house game studio at CoolGames, a fast growing startup, headquartered in the center of Amsterdam. Our studio builds high quality games for CoolGames’ own network and other gaming networks, played by millions of gamers worldwide, from Japan to South Africa.

    Requirements

    THIS IS A STUDENT INTERNSHIP. ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE CURRENTLY PURSUING A DEGREE TO BE ELIGIBLE.

    • Game dev experience in either Unity, C#, Java or Javascript
    • Not afraid of debugging code
    • Good team player
    • Can communicate in English
    • Git/SVN experience
    • Clean & Structured code style

    Bonus points if you have…

    • Javascript experience
    • Working with Scrum
    • Basic game mathematics
    • Nerf dart throwing skills

    Benefits

    • Developing new casual games for mobile, desktop and other platforms
    • Using latest cutting edge technology
    • Prototyping for new platforms, from TVs to smartwatches
    • Working in a talented team to produce high quality games
    • Game nights, Friday drinks and company events.
    • Awesome office in the center of Amsterdam
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    Mid-Level JavaScript SDK Developer

    Are you an ambitious JavaScript developer with a passion for new technologies and platforms? Do you like working in online games that are played by millions around the world? And do you want to help us bringing our internal SDK to the next level? Than we have an excellent career opportunity for you!

    With Flash disappearing and app stores overcrowding, HTML5 is now the fastest growing game technology. We have taken a global lead role with our high-quality HTML5 games. After our history with casual single player HTML5 games, we now shifted focus to multiplayer games on messaging platforms, such as Facebook’s Instant Games. We are therefore looking for a Mid-Level JavaScript SDK Developer to strengthen our Studio and help us realize our international growth ambition.

    Your key responsibilities:

    • Maintain our existing SDK which helps games connect to portals;
    • Foresee browsers breaking changes and prevent SDK damage;
    • Develop tools and services to help game developers build better HTML5 games;
    • R&D Projects to bring CoolGames’ best games to new platforms;
    • Help building the next version of the CoolGames’ Game Services API;
    • Be the central point of access with other departments (e.g. Sales team)

    Your profile:

    • Top technical skills and always attuned to new technologies;
    • Pro-active and used to taking ownership and responsibility;
    • Flexible, innovative and a fast learner;
    • Good team player and supportive to other departments;
    • Excellent social, communication and presentation skills;
    • Fluent English speaker and writer

    Requirements

    Your qualifications:

    • At least 2 years of relevant experience with mobile/web design and development;
    • Full proficiency in HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery is required;
    • Solid knowledge of RESTful API’s, JavaScript SDK’s;
    • Fully comfortable with Agile development processes and tools;
    • Experienced with Git, Grunt, Bower;
    • Familiarity with Online Advertising Implementation;
    • Experience working with a MVC framework on the client side is desirable;
    • Experience with HTML5 / Canvas / Games or TypeScript is a plus

    Benefits

    We offer

    • A highly dynamic job with a competitive salary
    • Company pension plan and travel cost compensation
    • Optional company stock plan participation
    • Health care insurance compensation
    • An attractive office location in the center of Amsterdam
    • An open, informal and international company culture
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    Head of Technology

    With Flash disappearing and app stores overcrowding, HTML5 is now the fastest growing game technology. We have taken a global lead role with our high-quality HTML5 games. After our history with casual single player HTML5 games, we now shifted focus to multiplayer games on messaging platforms, such as Facebook’s Instant Games. This allows us to explore deeper social integration into our games.

    We are looking for a Head of Technology that continues to strengthen the team with engineering skills (all the way up and down the stack), leadership, communication, and presentation skills. A healthy dose of patience and an eye for cultural differences is very important.

    Your key responsibilities:

    • Navigate aggressive growth towards success in the casual gaming industry
    • Ensure high availability of critical systems
    • Own and drive development projects and products
    • Develop, update, maintain, improve systems that support high traffic platforms
    • Negotiate and manage vendor/outsourcing contracts and service agreements
    • Manage engineering-related budgeting and finance with management team
    • Represent the engineering team in the management team and vice versa
    • Coordinate between stakeholders to ensure team focus on delivering business value
    • Allocate people to projects based on skills fit and competence
    • Mentor, guide, and direct leads, seniors, and juniors to become better at what they do
    • Recruit the best engineers in the industry
    • Foster an engineering culture that excites people to work hard

    Requirements

    Your qualifications:

    • Smart, pragmatic, personable, communicative, responsible, flexible, and stress-resistant
    • 10+ years of experience as software engineer, ideally in the gaming industry
    • Fundamental understanding of computer systems, up and down the stack
    • A master’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience
    • 3+ years of leadership experience as Director of Engineering, VP of Engineering, or CTO
    • 3+ years of experience interacting with marketing, sales, and support
    • A preference for simplicity over complexity, averseness to over-engineering
    • Strong communication skills, both technical and non-technical

    Benefits

    We offer

    • A highly dynamic job with a competitive salary
    • Company pension plan and travel cost compensation
    • Optional company stock plan participation
    • Health care insurance compensation
    • An attractive office location in the center of Amsterdam
    • An open, informal and international company culture
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