Games Researcher

Legal Bangalore, India


Description

Kwalee is a leading independent mobile game developer and publisher based in Leamington Spa – the UK’s biggest gaming hub outside Greater London and a great place to live – along with growing teams in Bangalore and Beijing.

Now the largest hypercasual games publisher in the UK, Kwalee is a company known globally thanks to half a billion downloads for hit mobile games including Draw it, Bake it, Shootout 3D, Rocket Sky and many more. These successes have driven rapid growth in recent years and with exciting new projects in the works for Nintendo Switch and PC alongside the studio's hypercasual specialism, Kwalee shows no signs of slowing down!

Founded in 2011 by David Darling CBE, a key architect of the UK games industry who previously co-founded and led Codemasters for many years, our team also includes legends such as Andrew Graham (creator of Micro Machines series) and Jason Falcus (programmer of classics including NBA Jam) alongside a growing and diverse team of mobile gaming experts. Everyone contributes creatively to Kwalee’s success, with all employees eligible to pitch their own game ideas on Creative Wednesdays. Could your idea be the next global hit?

As a Games Researcher you’ve got some experience (even if it’s at University) on research or admin tasks, love investigating and have a passion for games.

You'll be part of a team that will be based in the new office that we're going to open in Bangalore.

What you tell your friends you do

“I’m like a detective and a sheriff, always finding copycats and stopping them from stealing our great games!”

 What you will really be doing

  • Assist with domestic and foreign trademark prosecution and litigation.  

  • Research of games to identify potential intellectual property issues.

  • Assisting our our lawyers with filling of necessary documentation (e.g. cease and desist letters)

How you will be doing this

  • You’ll be part of an agile, multidisciplinary and creative team and work closely with them to understand the specialist roles that are required and our company culture

  • You'll think creatively and be motivated by challenges and constantly striving for the best.

  • You’ll work with cutting edge technology, if you need software or hardware to get the job done efficiently, you can get it

Team

Our talented team is our signature. We have a highly creative atmosphere with around 100 staff where you’ll have the opportunity to contribute daily to important decisions. You’ll work within an extremely experienced, passionate and diverse team, including David Darling and the creator of the Micro Machines video games.

Skills and requirements

  • Previous experience relevant for the role (research, administration, etc.)

  • Passion for games and interest in hypercasual 

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Highly organised, with strong attention to detail

  • Self starter attitude, proactive

We offer

We offer a generous benefits package to all our employees that includes a team profit sharing scheme from day 1 of employment among other perks.

 Our philosophy

We firmly believe in creativity and innovation and that a fundamental requirement for a successful and happy company is having the right mix of individuals. With the right people in the right environment anything and everything is possible.