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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
+14
88
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
+15
12
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
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
Vusion Technologies LLC (PlayMe)
Gaming • Mobile
We are a startup located in the 1871 incubator in Chicago. Our current focus is on our mobile app, PlayMe, where users can participate in head-to-head photo competitions, add entry fees to win cash prizes, and cash out directly to their bank accounts!
1
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Besst
Gaming • Mobile
Besst is a platform that helps you have fun competing with your friends. Make bets wagering social media incentives instead of money.

Company Equity
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
+5
Chicago
Location
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
IRL Trivia
Gaming • Mobile
IRL Trivia is an interactive game that mixes trivia and spontaneous team challenges to create real connections and unforgettable moments — all while capturing the fun in photos and video.
Chicago
Location
Gamerjibe
Gaming • Social Media
Gamerjibe is the next-generation social network for gamers. We're building the web platform for gamers to connect with one another and brands through virtual communities. Gamers can find and chat with like-minded peers, stay up-to-date with community announcements and events, and discover promotions.
Chicago
Location
Stern Pinball
Gaming • Virtual Reality
Stern Pinball offers a full line of commercial and consumer pinball games, merchandise, parts and accessories that are sold to pinball operators, enthusiasts and fans around the globe.
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
+16
40
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Chewy Software LLC
Gaming • Mobile
Chicago
Location
Heyalda
Gaming • Mobile

Heyalda Corporation was founded in 2009 with the purpose of creating mobile device video game and multimedia products that provide exceptional user experiences.

Heyalda’s games have been downloaded millions of times from the Apple App Store. The majority of Heyalda’s games have received overwhelmingly positive feedback with a global per app average...

1
Local Employees
Moving Parts LLC
Gaming
Moving Parts is the developer of brain games and toys, most notably the X-Cube.
2
Local Employees
Naperville
Location
Quiet Speculation LLC
Software • Gaming

QuietSpeculation.com started as a one-man blog, written by a guy laid off from a dying startup.  He rediscovered his childhood hobby of Magic: The Gathering, a collectible, tradable card game produced by Hasbro.  Returning to the game after many years away, he found that the internet had grown up around it and as a result, this collectible game now...

1
Local Employees
First Insights
AdTech • Gaming

Specializing in usability testing, ethnographic studies, contextual interviews, online & traditional focus groups and heuristic analysis, First Insights provides a diverse set of research services designed to help companies meet their marketing and communications objectives more effectively.  We work closely with clients to understand their...

2
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
GL Enterprises
AdTech • Gaming

GL Enterprises provides interactive, advertising and marketing firms talent in the expertise of account management, creative, executive level and strategy roles.

Essentially we provide our clients with seasoned professionals in verticals such as B2B, B2C, Social Media, SEO, Interactive Design, Pharma, Healthcare, Financial, CPG, and the list goes on...

Chicago
Location
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
MobileX Labs
AdTech • Gaming

MobileX Labs (MXL) is an uber fast growing app solutions company based in Chicago, IL. We currently operate under 3 company divisions.

Nativ App Builder 
Websites are great, but Apps are better. Apps are the best way to get tailored content at your fingertips. Whether you're a musician looking to grow your fanbase or a small business-owner looking...

17
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

Gaming Jobs in Chicago

Product/User Experience Designer

SteelSeries
Chicago
3 days ago
Product/UX Designer SteelSeries is looking for a Product/User Experience Designer to help design world-class gaming software products and digital properties.    What we are looking for: We are looking for someone who can define the user experience and deliver jaw-droppingly gorgeous user interfaces for desktop gaming clients, websites, and our ecommerce storefront. You'll develop UX/UI wireframes, build prototypes, and deliver the final

Senior Front End Engineer

SteelSeries
Chicago
5 days ago
SteelSeries is looking for a Senior Front End Engineer to help develop beautiful software for our world class gaming products. We are looking for someone that can make a huge impact on our product development, has experience developing desktop and/or 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

Senior Software Engineer - Video

Lightstream
Chicago
1 week ago
+16
This position will participate in all aspects of the development lifecycle - from specification through development all the way to production, you will have a directly impact our products. Most importantly, as we are a startup, you must be comfortable balancing business needs and time-to-market, and willing to make the appropriate trade-offs where necessary. 

Business Analyst

Camelot Illinois
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+15
About Camelot Illinois: Camelot Illinois has been awarded the contract as the new private manager of the Illinois Lottery. In partnership with the state, Camelot will operate a modern lottery that truly benefits the people of Illinois. Camelot's innovative approach places consumers and social responsibility at its core, providing funding for schools, capital projects and special causes. Camelot is committed to building an organization with the

Senior Python Developer

SteelSeries
Chicago
2 weeks ago
SteelSeries is looking for a Senior Python Developer to help develop world class web 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.  As a Senior Python Developer, you will be responsible for developing new features for our digital platforms, including ecommerce, users and community, our software
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