career opportunities

We are always on the look out for passionate, talented people to help us build beautiful digital products. Below you will find our opportunities.

Community Manager

Community Manager

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DevOps Engineer

DevOps Engineer

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Senior Gameplay Programmer

Senior Gameplay Programmer

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Community Manager

Happy Volcano is looking for an experienced community and social media manager to develop and execute on the community and social media strategy. We are a well funded award winning studio, backed by Hiro Capital and games legend Ian Livingstone, working on an exciting new project: You Suck at Parking, the only racing game where the goal is to stop.

About You Suck at Parking
Discover the joy of parking in a four-wheeled mini-golf-athon against the clock and Perfect your parking with a plethora of puzzles. The game is all physics based and you drive, drift, jump and teleport through tricky courses and can even make your own tracks!

What we need
Happy Volcano is looking for an experienced community manager. You will be responsable for developing and executing the community -and social media strategy including reaching out to the community, responding to community feedback and sharing information with the community. You are looking for an opportunity to make your mark, working directly with the founders of the business to deliver on the community and liveops goals, setting and delivering on key milestones and using your experience and best in class approach to create a truly fun and breakout hit game.

This position is full time, with the option of working in-house at our Belgian office or remotely provided you can commit to work during CET ±2h. If working remotely you will be expected to spend time regularly in person, therefore you are willing to travel and stay in Belgium for multiple days at a time.

Your Responsibilities

  • You will take ownership for the creation and execution of strategies for our different marketing channels including Twitter, TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, Twitch, Newsletter, Steam and first party community hubs.
  • You will execute on these strategies, grow the community followings and engage with our players on the different channels.
  • Work with the liveops teams to create and execute in-game events, tournaments, contests and more to build player retention
  • You will analyse and report on performance to influence current and future campaigns.
  • Proactively monitor the games marketplace to understand game audiences, competitors, and changes in the industry.
  • This position offers a lot of autonomy and will allow you to put your creativity in the marketing campaigns you create.

You would be a great fit if...

  • you have in depth knowledge of the different owned and earned marketing channels
  • You have exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • You are proactively looking for marketing opportunities like memes, hype tweets, award shows, festivals...
  • Strong people skills and work ethic, able to work in a collaborative team environment
  • You have streamed games on Twitch or Youtube

What you'll get...

  • A full time position
  • An appropriate salary
  • A small team of friendly colleagues
  • An opportunity to grow and train new skills
  • A life outside the office, because seriously, work is not all that matters
  • Attend events such as expos and conferences, if they ever pick back up

Candidates from under-represented backgrounds are encouraged to apply

DevOps Engineer

Happy Volcano is looking for a DevOps engineer who can help our small team put our multiplayer “games as a service” live ops theory into practice.

We would like to meet someone with experience and self-motivation, who can provide our game You Suck At Parking (and future projects) with the necessary tools and services for an ambitious live multiplayer game.
This might involve creating load testing scenarios, measuring and optimizing how many players can be packed onto a server, setting up automated testing solutions, creating and optimizing in-game events and promotions, handling user generated content and developing monetization solutions, estimating the cost of infrastructure based on the number of users by location,...
If these are the things you're comfortable with or are willing to learn about, we really want to talk to you!

We are excited about candidates who value efficiency, have a pragmatic approach to problem solving and an eagerness to get things done. We're looking for a positive, active, and contributing team member with good communication skills.

Candidates from under-represented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Some other things we'll ask of you...

  • Managing cloud infrastructures
  • Setting up CI/CD pipelines
  • Optimizing infrastructure
  • Figuring out budgetary consequences of various monetization scenarios
  • ...

It would be nice-to-have if...

  • You have worked on live games before
  • You know how to set up online services like Playfab, Game Sparks,...
  • You have experience using Unity
  • You have experience using task management tools (JIRA)
  • You have experience with GIT/Bitbucket version control
  • You're in a timezone roughly around GMT+1 (give or take a few hours)

What you'll get...

  • A full time position
  • An appropriate salary
  • A small team of friendly colleagues
  • A life outside the office, because seriously, work is not all that matters.

Senior Gameplay Programmer

We're looking for an experienced gameplay developer to join our team and help create kick-ass games with us. You'll be prototyping new ideas, implementing complex gameplay mechanics, reviewing and optimizing our existing codebase and generally having lots of fun with the games you help build.

We’d like you to take charge of the development environment of our projects, participate in code reviews and provide technical guidance for other developers on the team.

We are excited about candidates who value efficiency, have a pragmatic approach to problem solving and an eagerness to get shit done. We're looking for someone who actively wants to be part of our team, has good communication skills and common courtesy.

Candidates from under-represented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

You would be a great fit if...

  • You have strong familiarity with physics, AI and gameplay code
  • You have exceptional C# design -and programming skills
  • You love coding games and know how to make use of Unity
  • You pride yourself on writing clean, robust code
  • You know how to optimize games for performance
  • You have a self-motivated approach to development
  • You’re an excellent communicator
  • You’re fluent in English

It would be even better if...

  • You're familiar with agile practices
  • You have experience with multiplayer game development
  • You have experience with GIT/Bitbucket version control
  • You have experience in developing for multiple platforms (desktop, mobile, console)
  • You're in a timezone roughly around GMT+1 (give or take a few hours)

What you'll get...

  • A full time position
  • An appropriate salary
  • A small team of friendly colleagues
  • A life outside the office, because seriously, work is not all that matters.

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