SENIOR PROGRAMMER

Are you a Senior Programmer who thrives in a fast paced multi-disciplinary prototyping team? Well, you may just be the right person for us. Our ideal candidate is equal parts creative and technical, with the ability to work with experienced game devs looking to push boundaries. We are looking for the right people to come with us on an adventure wrought with untold dangers, chaos, and treasures. Still interested? Read below…

Required skills/experience

  • 5+ years in the game industry on at least one shipped title
  • Experience writing multiplayer code
  • Highly self-motivated
  • No drama and fun to work with

Preferred skills/experience

  • 1+ year experience working with Unreal Engine 4 or Unity
  • Completed personal game projects
  • B.S. in computer science or computer engineering
  • Able to work in VR without getting sick (Don’t worry we can test you during an onsite)

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SENIOR 3D ARTIST

Are you a Senior 3D Artist who thrives in a fast paced multi-disciplinary prototyping team? Well you may just be the right person for us. Our ideal candidate is equal parts creative and technical, with the ability to work with experienced game devs looking to push boundaries. We are looking for the right people to come with us on an adventure wrought with untold dangers, chaos, and treasures. Still interested? Read below…

Required skills/experience

  • 5+ years in the game industry on at least one shipped title
  • No drama and fun to work with
  • Translate concept art and design ideas into 3D gameplay worlds
  • Create props, architecture, and terrain models, textures, and materials
  • Help drive the art vision for the game
  • Assist in establishing pipelines
  • Set and maintain the high quality bar for the game

Qualifications

  • Portfolio of work demonstrating strong proficiency as an Environment Artist
  • Professional experience working on current generation games
  • Strong sense of level design, scale, and gameplay flow
  • Passion for playing and creating games
  • Understanding of lighting, composition, and set dressing
  • Skilled in creating and understanding PBR materials
  • Advanced understanding of Maya/Max, Photoshop, ZBrush

Preferred skills/experience

  • 1+ year experience working with Unreal Engine 4 or Unity
  • Personal game projects
  • Experience with Substance, Topogun, or other additional 3D tools
  • B.F.A. Bachelor or Equivalent
  • Able to work in VR without getting sick (Don’t worry we can test you during an onsite)

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Playsnak secures $1.3M Seed Investment from K Cube Ventures

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Berlin (Germany) – October 31, 2016 – Playsnak, a next generation game company focusing on mobile & VR games, today announces that it has raised $1.3M of seed investment from South Korean Venture Capital investment firm K Cube Ventures.

Playsnak is a Berlin, Germany / Los Angeles, California based next generation game company focusing on mobile & VR game development & publishing. Led by industry veteran Paha Schulz and co-founded with diverse industry veterans with average 15 years+ work experience from the game & entertainment industry with collective CVs counting Crytek, NCsoft, Electronic Arts & Nintendo, Playsnak is comprised of veterans with massive experiences & know-how of game publishing business & game development.

In the time of the global games industry with maturing mobile games market & rising VR games market, Playsnak focuses on publishing 3rd party mobile games from Asia in the Western market and developing high-quality VR games to become a leading next-generation game company.

K Cube Ventures is a Seoul, South Korea based venture capital firm focusing on early investments mainly in mobile, tech and game related startups.

“Through this funding Playsnak will focus on developing and finding innovative VR & mobile games, as well as focusing on bringing the Asian and Western game market closer together and becoming a true global player in the game industry” said Paha Schulz, Founder & CEO of Playsnak.

“Playnak is an internationally diverse and highly experienced team with extensive cutting-edge experiences in VR content development and global game business” said Andy Shin, Partner at Kcube Ventures who led this deal. “We expect that Playsnak will lead the game market with their in-house competency to develop innovative VR content and diverse global business competency in the evolving next-generation game market.”

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About Playsnak

Founded in 2015, Playsnak is a global Next-Generation game company based in Berlin, Germany & Los Angeles, California. Playsnak is targeting to systematically building a true global next-gen game company in the time of maturing global mobile gaming market and shift to VR & AR immersive gaming market. Playsnak focuses on publishing 3rd party mobile games from Asia in the Western market and developing high-quality VR games to become a leading next-generation game company. For more information, visit http://playsnak.com.

About K Cube Ventures

K Cube Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm, founded in April 2012, with the vision of harnessing the power of startups to change our world. As an investment arm of Kakao Corporation, K Cube Ventures has focused on investing in promising ICT/SW startups, primarily in mobile, tech, and game categories, between $100,000 and $2 million per startup. K Cube Ventures believes that early-stage startups not only need financial support, but they also need experienced mentors. With this in mind, K Cube Ventures assists startups in the areas of business development, networking, team building, strategy consulting, investment and financial affairs, HR and PR, and management. K Cube Ventures will continue to contribute to the creation of the virtuous circulation of venture ecology by permanently supporting various resource projects as well as financial support to portfolio companies. For more information, visit http://kcubeventures.co.kr/en.

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About Playsnak

pahaPlaysnak GmbH is a 2015 newly found mobile games publisher based in Berlin, Germany, with the mission to provide Games-as-a-Lifestyle games to gamers around the world.

Playsnak publishes self-developed first party games as well as second and third party games from talented mobile game developers around the world.

The biggest mission is to bring the global mobile games market closer. Bringing Asian mobile games to the Western market and vice versa, Playsnak focuses on building a quality portfolio of global mobile games.

Puzzle Caffe starts beta test on Google play!

Today, Berlin-based mobile game publisher Playsnak starts open beta with its first mobile game Puzzle Caffe on Google Play on the Android mobile platform. Any android phone or tablet user who as access to google play and a compatible device can join the beta and download the game for free after opting in for the beta.

Puzzle Caffe is a mobile sliding puzzle game based on a coffee theme. The player plays a dynamic sliding puzzle game to progress, collects coins to unlock new “Caffe”, which its recipes serve as different puzzle combining mechanism. Gamers will play to collect all 50+ Caffe variations to combine the perfect Caffe Menu to compete in the dynamic puzzle. As a Games-as-a-Lifestyle game, Playsnak promises to constantly update the Caffe roster.

The open beta of Puzzle Caffe on Google Play is going to provide gamers the opportunity to enter the game early, while Playsnak will utilize the beta to optimize the user experience until final release. Non-beta full release of Puzzle Caffe will happen in the coming weeks, as well as expansion into other platforms including iOS.

Playsnak, a freemium mobile game company

Playsnak is a mobile games publisher with a mission to provide Games-as-a-Lifestyle games to gamers around the world.

Playsnak publishes self-developed first party games as well as second and third party games from talented mobile game developers around the world.

The biggest mission is to bring the global mobile games market closer. Bringing Asian mobile games to the Western market and vice versa, Playsnak focuses on building a quality portfolio of global mobile games