Game Support Technician

King Show Games, Inc., a video game development company, is currently interviewing qualified applicants interested in pursuing a career in video game development. We are looking for people who are innovative, talented, creative, and passionate about the gaming industry. If you're a self-motivated team player who is able to multi-task and can handle the following responsibilities, we look forward to hearing from you!

POSITION: Game Support Technician
DEPARTMENT: Game Development
LOCATION: Minnetonka, MN


Job Summary
Download and configure games for play testing at various stages of development from early prototype stage through the end of the development cycle. Provide additional support to company personnel, including computer maintenance, software and hardware installation.

Responsibilities

  • Install new game builds on (EGMs) Electronic Gaming Machines.
  • Download and upload content on the FTP server and disseminate to the appropriate recipients.
  • Maintain game build delivery log files.
  • Handle registration and record of all software and hardware products as directed by supervisor.
  • Install and maintain computer software and hardware, making repairs and upgrades as needed.
  • Review technical documents and ensure graphics representations match documents.
  • Keep kitchen area clean, maintain and manage some kitchen and office supplies, run errands as needed.
  • Perform other tasks as directed by supervisor.
  • Play and test prototype and development game builds; assist game development team by documenting game bugs with pictures, videos, and hit list reports.
Qualifications Required
Education: College Degree (Preferred).
Skills & Abilities: Strong written and oral communication, detail-oriented, trouble-shooting, technical computer skills, some graphics skills a plus, and a passion for finding bugs and solving problems.
Software: Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook. Experience with Photoshop, After Effects, knowledge of 3D modeling & animation, and video games in general a plus.
Must be able to play games thoroughly and produce game bug reports in a timely manner with attention to detail, and work in a deadline-oriented environment.

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. Team members may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities other than those stated above.

About King Show Games
Founded in 1998, King Show Games is a Minnesota based company providing entertaining video games that are played around the world. Our growing company consists of talented artists, engineers, mathematicians and producers that have created over 100 games. Our Company Belief consists of 4 principals:

THINK BIG – Think outside the box; strive to be successful.
BE FRANK – Be open and sincere in your dealings with others; be forthright.
FIGHT HARD – Believe in your ideas; speak up for your convictions.
After the call, MOVE AS A TEAM!


King Show Games offers competitive salaries and a full range of comprehensive benefits including a bonus plan, medical, dental, life and long term disability insurance, as well as a matching 401k.

King Show Games is an equal opportunity employer.

Candidates only apply. Recruiters please don't contact King Show Games.
Please, no phone calls about this job!
Please do not contact King Show Games about other services, products or commercial interests.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to careers@ksg.com.