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Camelot Illinois
eCommerce • Gaming
Camelot Illinois has been awarded the contract as the new private manager of the Illinois Lottery. The company is restoring transparency, integrity and responsibility to the Illinois Lottery. In partnership with the state, Camelot will operate a modern lottery that truly benefits the people of Illinois.

Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
+12
85
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Lightstream
Cloud • Gaming
Our mission is to build creative software that enables anyone to easily share their talent and creativity with the world. We do things a bit differently and have big ideas for the future of live streaming. We are starting with a simple, web-based broadcast studio powered by the cloud.

Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
401(K) Matching
+12
9
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
SteelSeries
Gaming • Hardware
SteelSeries is a leading manufacturer of gaming peripherals and accessories, including headsets, keyboards, mice, controllers, software and gaming surfaces.
50
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Level Ex
Gaming • Healthtech
Level Ex unites award-winning game developers with expert surgeons from leading academic hospitals to create professional video games for physicians. The company’s mobile app, VR and AR experiences present scenarios to diagnose and perform procedures on life-like virtual patients to advance decision-making skills with real patients.

Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
+15
35
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Gunslinger Studios
Gaming
Gunslinger Studios is a game studio bent on bringing the thrill of multiplayer gaming to mobile players in a minute or less-- something that fits a schedule but scratches the itch for competing and moving forward in a game world. The studio is creating quick, one-hand-controlled experiences for a generation of competitive gamers who have grown up...
Helios Capital Research
Gaming • Big Data
Helios Capital Research works with the virtual markets that gamers immerse themselves in every day. We're committed to finding new ways to help players get the most out of their games by drawing innovative conclusions from the big data behind PC, console, and mobile games. Just like companies study the stock market, we study virtual markets.
2
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Moving Parts LLC
Gaming
Moving Parts is the developer of brain games and toys, most notably the X-Cube.
2
Local Employees
Naperville
Location
Bughouse
Gaming • Kids + Family

We believe in a day when every child grows up knowing they can realize their dreams through their creations. Our mission is to inspire creative play and learning in children and provide the tools for parents to help raise amazing people.

We're Bughouse: a super fun group of musicians, engineers, artists and writers who believe that they too, can use...
2
Local Employees
Box Score Games
AdTech • Gaming
Box Score Games creates games for sports fans to play on their phone during live sporting events.
5
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
PiNumbers Corp (Pin, Power in Numbers)
Gaming • Greentech
PiN is a web/mobile business to provide a different way to buy, sell, invest and fund. PiN is a renewable energy and sustainability company disguised as an online gamification and crowdfunding platform. PiN is a social enterprise. Actively seeking marketing and technology co-founders.
3
Local Employees
Exantra World
Fitness • Gaming
Exantra is the first fitness RPG that utilizes wearable tech to bring you immediate earnings for your gym efforts.
3
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Alligator Games, Inc
Gaming • Mobile

Alligator Games is all about building unique games, with an initial focus on iPad and iPhone. They've already released one game, ThreeSwipe and have started development on their new game. Please contact them to hear more about it!

2
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Brick Loot
Gaming • Kids + Family

Brick Loot is a monthly subscription box company geared towards LEGO and brick lovers. Each month customers get a surprise box filled with bricktastic fun!

Brick Loot was dreamt up by a then 9 yr old boy who has a deep love for everything LEGO. As he sat at his yearly garage sale selling toys to make enough money to buy more LEGO sets he recieved a...

3
Local Employees
Lucky Lincoln Gaming, LLC
Gaming
Lucky Lincoln Gaming (LLG) is a licensed Terminal Operator that installs and services slot machines in licensed locations throughout the State of Illinois. LLG started in 2013, and has since grown to a 80+ location operator, with over 300 slot machines, 10 full-time employees, and numerous part-time employees and independent contractors. LLG is...
10
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Phosphor Game Studio
Gaming • Virtual Reality
Best known for the critically acclaimed games “Dark Meadow”, “Horn” and the worldwide hit VR experience “The Brookhaven Experiment”, Phosphor Studios has been consistently evolving and growing, working to take their projects to new levels across platforms and genres. Phosphor Studios is innovating across a new spectrum of digital experiences...
Chicago
Location
Lucki
AdTech • Gaming

Lucki is a mobile app where people play mini-games of chance to win prizes like gift cards and discounts to their favorite stores and restaurants.

2
Local Employees
CloudGate Studio
Gaming • Virtual Reality
CloudGate Studio is a game development studio with a focus on premium VR experiences.
NetherRealm Studios
Gaming
NetherRealm Studios, wholly owned by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, is a leader in the development of interactive entertainment as the creator of the billion dollar Mortal Kombat franchise. Mortal Kombat has spawned two theatrical films, multiple television series, and has sold over 28 million games to date.
Chicago
Location
Lunar Giant
Software • Gaming

Lunar Giant is an independent game and entertainment media developer located in Mokena, Illinois. Our titles include "Delve Deeper" on Steam, and the Mega Ran game, created in conjunction with popular nerd-rapper Random.

We also run the coworking space SpaceLab 1 based out of Mokena, Illinois.

2
Local Employees
Mokena
Location
Friend of a Friend
Consumer Web • Gaming

Friend of a Friend (aka FOAF) is an online community in which friends and the friends of those friends can meet a match or introduce others without the awkwardness of blind dates or set-ups and without the typical online dating site algorithms that set people up with complete strangers. 

We believe there is something important that is missing on the...

6
Local Employees
Chicago
Location

Gaming Jobs in Chicago

Data Analyst

Level Ex
Chicago
2 days ago
+16
Reporting into the Product Department helping to continually define the voice of the customer and business performance through data and analysis. Responsible for data validity and availability across 4 live mobile titles, client projects, and future applications. Delivery of cadenced reporting and analysis to clients on client content KPIs. Administering our current analytics pipeline of Snowflake, PlayFab, LeanPlum, and AppsFlyer. Writing SQL queries for analysis as well as minor ETL details (views, table updates, etc.). Writing new telemetry details to add or change existing event data.  Documentation of pipeline details, potential back-end and front-end changes, changes to telemetry, and syndicate these updates to the correct stakeholders. Authoring JIRA/development job tickets and work with production/project management team to accurately dictate priority among the other asks of development time and effort. Requirements gathering from multiple stakeholders across the company to ensure we are building the required event telemetry in our updates. Working with Quality Assurance to ensure telemetry is correct prior to pushing to live environment.

Financial Analyst

Camelot Illinois
Chicago
5 days ago
+13
Camelot Illinois has been awarded the contract as the new private manager of the Illinois Lottery. The company is restoring transparency, integrity and responsibility to the Illinois Lottery. In partnership with the state, Camelot will operate a modern lottery that truly benefits the people of Illinois. The company’s innovative approach places consumers and social responsibility at its core, providing funding for schools, capital projects and

Front End Engineer

SteelSeries
Chicago
6 days ago
SteelSeries is looking for a frontend engineer to help develop world class web and desktop experiences.  We want someone that can make a huge impact on our development team, has experience developing web applications, and has a serious passion for technology and product development.   Why should you work here: Love what you do - This isn't some B2B app or SaaS targeted at an industry you have no real interest in. We’re a company making

Product Manager - Gaming Mice and Keyboards

SteelSeries
Chicago
1 week ago
SteelSeries is looking for a Product Manager for Gaming Mice and Keyboards to join our Product Management group! As a Product Manager you will draw upon your understanding of gamers' needs, analyze the competitive landscape, conduct market research, and follow the latest trends in technology to ensure that our mouse and keyboard product lines are awesome, authentic, innovative and solves real needs for gamers. You are: A Proven Product Leader:

Digital Content Manager - Website Manager

Camelot Illinois
Chicago
1 week ago
+13
Camelot Illinois has been selected by the State of Illinois to be the private manager for the Illinois Lottery. The company is restoring transparency, integrity and responsibility to the Illinois Lottery. In partnership with the State, Camelot will operate a modern lottery that truly benefits the people of Illinois. The company’s innovative approach places consumers and social responsibility at its core, providing funding for schools, capital
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