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This is your chance to make a difference to the lives of millions of children. A chance to work on apps and games based in the worlds of LEGO®, Disney and Pixar.

Our Mission

We make apps that engage kids in well-rounded activities designed to help them grow. Parents get the peace of mind of seeing their kids learn and have fun at the same time.

Children are constantly learning from their environment, including their digital environment. We responsibly design apps so children get to enjoy the fun of screen time while also developing healthy digital habits at a young age.

 

Positions Available

QA Lead

Role
As a QA Lead you will integrate with the Development Teams to test our apps and provide support. As part of a multidisciplinary agile team you will be responsible for the test and submission process; providing best practice guidance and using your experience to help streamline processes where possible. Other duties will include general assistance with projects, troubleshooting and testing of our platform services.
This is a great opportunity to play a pivotal role in a multi-project, fast-paced studio. The right candidate will find lots of opportunities to learn and grow within a supportive environment.

Responsibilities

• As part of the development team you will provide testing for our mobile apps and other platform services.

• Update the App Stores and submit apps to Apple, Google and Amazon for certification. You will ensure that content of the releases are clearly understood and communicated.

• Help shape our apps by providing key insights and feedback to your team while maintaining awareness of partner requirements.

• Help to manage the release of our apps in conjunction with the PM.

• Continuously work to improve the test and release process. Investigate better strategies for performing our key functions.

• Ability to efficiently investigate and troubleshoot problems when they arise.

• Have a strong ownership of the test process. Champion best practice for testing to ensure our teams are working as efficiently as possible.

• Support the teams in many different areas such as creating builds, creating documentation and knowledge of 3rd party tools.

• Communicate effectively with all disciplines across the company.

Requirements:

• At least 3 years of testing experience, preferable with mobile apps.

• Strong communication and organisational skills.

• Must be proactive and be comfortable working as part of a highly collaborative team as well as independently when needed.

• Have a technical mindset.

Nice to Have

• ISTQB foundation level.

• Previous experience in an Agile environment.

• Knowledge of continuous integration systems (e.g. Jenkins).

• Working knowledge of Amazon systems (S3, DynamoDB etc.) and web proxies (e.g. Fiddler, Charles etc.).

• Knowledge of basic scripting (e.g. Python, Javascript, Applescript, Google Apps Script).

If you are interested in applying for this role please email hr@touchpress.com

 

Senior and/or Mid-Level Unity Engineer

Key Responsibilities:

• Best practice game development using Unity3D engine.

• You will push for quality implementations that are performant, technically sound and reusable by other developers.

• Train other developers in the intricacies of Unity 3D [Senior]

• Promote clean, efficient and optimised code to the whole team. We want someone who is always aware about optimising memory usage, frame rates, garbage collection, maintainability etc, but with an eye for what is feasible given time and resource constraints.

Here’s what you will be doing: 

• Develop entertaining, educational mobile games using Unity 3D (for multiple platforms). Our games are played by millions of players young and old,

• Collaborate with designers and UX/UI to get thorough specs and flesh out the best way to get new ideas into the game. (Work through storyboards, wireframes, feature specs etc)

• Be part of breaking down stories into technical tasks that can be estimated

• Write content pipeline tools and editor extensions, to streamline production

• Work closely with the Art team to get awesome artwork into the game while being mindful of performance and platform constraints

• Be part of a cross disciplinary team that uses a scrum-like process

• Test your own code extensively and work closely with the QA team to resolve bugs and to hit sprint goals with a high production quality

• Collaborate with our Platform team (e.g. Login, authentication, In App Purchases, Creating accounts, Getting data for general or remote content etc.).

• Be inventive! Come up with ways to improve process, working with other engineers to implement these improvements [Senior]

To do this job, you will need:

• 1-3+ years of experience in developing 3D games using Unity

• Excellent C# (.Net 3.5/4.xx or equivalent) skills

• Excellent debugging skills

• Great communication skills. While our focus is on the product you will also have no fear of reading or writing documentation

• A solid overview of real-time rendering and rendering bottlenecks

• Solid understanding how to write low-latency and low-garbage code in C#

• Fluent in using Git (or Git-like system) and SCM patterns

• Solid understanding of programming principles, how systems work together and various common architectural approaches [Senior]

• Enjoy solving difficult technical problems, in large, complex systems [Senior]

• But most of all. You will LOVE creating video games.

Nice to have: 

• Familiar with Objective C and Java

• 1-3+ years of game-dev industry experience (AAA game-dev experience) [3-5 for Senior]

• Minimum of one shipped title

• Familiar with Automated Build Systems and Continuous Integration

• Familiar with the App Store and Google Play Submission processes

• An understanding of how kids approach play.

If you are interested in applying for this role please email hr@touchpress.com

 

Who We Are

StoryToys creates apps to give parents the peace of mind that their kids are having fun with their favourite characters while also engaging in activities that help them learn and grow. Our titles include LEGO DUPLO World, Disney Coloring World, and Hungry Caterpillar Play School. StoryToys has enjoyed global success on all major app distribution platforms and has been the recipient of numerous awards for the quality of its products, including Licensing International Excellence Awards Winner (we beat Fortnite!), KAPi Awards Winner, Kidscreen Awards 2021 Nominee, Children’s Technology Review Editor’s Choice Awards, and the BolognaRagazzi Digital Award. Our products focus on engaging kids in well-rounded activities and developing healthy digital habits at a young age. More information about StoryToys at http://storytoys.com