Casino Games Maths Designer

Job Type:
Permanent
Categories:
Analytics & BI, Product
Location:
UK
Salary Description:
Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted:
24-Apr-18
Job Ref:
11698

Betting Jobs is currently looking for a Casino Games Maths Designer to join a market-leading operator within the industry based in their Dublin office. You will join as part of the studio games team and create mathematical models for the global online slot games. A mathematician or probability expert is required to create the math models behind the casino slot machine games in online markets.
The position is based in Dublin working with a team of developers and artists producing video casino games for the UK, Europe, US, and other international markets. Close co-operation will be required with the game designers, product managers, producers and experts in other global AS offices in the US, Canada and Europe.

Responsibilities:

- Create robust and auditable math models for the games targeted for the markets, delivering data to the game developers and support documentation to development teams, and for external test/approval laboratories
- Innovate – Think of new games and features to entertain the customers
- Partner – Work with all your creative colleagues in software development and art to create leading global content
- Math – Create game specifications and game mathematics for new game concepts and products
- Models are created in a variety of methods, including Excel, and various sophisticated proprietary tools used for testing
- Where necessary, simulations of specific game features are created to supplement the theoretical calculation
- Work with the game Product management and team to create the optimal game play profile to ensure player appeal
- Review games as they are implemented to ensure that they reflect the correct math model, and make adjustments as needed during development to create world class math models
- Critique games from competitors and other gaming studios to help select the most appropriate games for the markets
- Work with QA during development as need
- Analyze games performance post launch and provide insights about customers behaviour

Requirements:

- Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mathematics or Statistics (or equivalent experience)
- A strong understanding and experience of probability theory
- Proven track record of developing successful game concepts. Previously delivered top performing slot games for land based or online companies
- Typically has 5+ years of commercial gaming experience using maths and excel in a professional context
- An advanced user of MS Excel, comfortable creating and adapting large and complex spreadsheets
- Worked with programming teams to create or adapt simulation programs in a variety of languages –java, C, C++ etc.
- Knowledge of gaming products is essential
- Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
- Strong analytical skills and problem solving abilities to solve a variety of problems in an accurate and timely manner
- Must be self-directed and able to work independently as well as part of a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment in order to meet multiple deadlines
- Solid interpersonal skills in dealing with individuals from a variety of disciplines
- Key qualities we are looking for Creative, Meticulous, Team Player, Passionate
- Occasional travel might be needed
- A portfolio and samples of current games and previous slot products is required. Web links should be provided with links or videos of games. Sample math files may be requested for technical review

Desirable:

-Experience with Python, C/C++, JAVA or Visual Basic programming languages to help develop simulations or more complicated math models

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 588 988
Contact: Jordan Mitchell
Email:

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