About Play It

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Play It is reaching the new middle class — the new wave of gamers in rapidly growing countries like India, Nigeria, South Africa, and Latin America.

We are delivering a connected gaming experience to both users on Feature Phones and Android devices, applying relatively new 'gamification' principles that have revolutionized the gaming industry in developed countries. Achievements, virtual rewards, time-outs, and buy-ins have catapulted the likes of Double Down Casino, Super Cell, and King Entertainment to generate astronomical revenues and user engagement in Europe and North America. We can reach millions and millions of eager gamers, where network constraints and data costs are inherent obstacles for other gaming operators.

…we are gaming for the next billion consumers.

Play It offers a variety of products for mobile gaming in emerging markets.

Play It Cricket

Compete against a world of cricket fans by managing your favorite Cricket players while getting the hottest news and stats to support your picks.

PI Cricket is an engaging match-by-match Fantasy Sports Game. You are the manger of your fantasy team. You also get a play-by-play second screen experience when you play the Play It Predictors. Predictors are game related stats picks where you place your prediction on the score, first runs, wickets taken and so on. PI Predictors are played before and during the game. Win prizes including airtime and compete to maintain your position on the Play It Leaderboard! Available on Android and Feature Phones.

PlayItGaming.com

Sports News, scores, stats and casino insight… Get all the info you need to be the best! PlayItGaming.com is the desktop platform for gamers and sports fans. Get latest news, stats and scores on your favorite cricket and football matches.

Play It Football

Test your Football knowledge by managing your favorite Football players in match-by-match fantasy game play. You get the hottest news and stats to back your player picks. PI Football is an engaging match by match Fantasy Sports Game. You are the manager of your fantasy team. You also get a play-by-play second screen experience when you play the Play It Predictors. Predictors are game related stats picks where you place your prediction on the score, assists, yellow and red cards given and so on. PI Predictors are played before and during the game. Win prizes including airtime and compete to maintain your position on the Play It Leaderboard! Available on Android and Feature Phone.

Play It Interactive Board & Advisors

  • Paul Mantini
    Chairman
  • Cameron Chell
    Co-Founder / Director
  • Robert Kennedy
    Co-Founder / Advisor
  • Rodney Thompson
    Advisor

Play It Interactive Management

  • Cory Cleveland
    President & Co-Founder
  • Jason Faulkner
    Head of Technology
  • Ray Newal
    Head of Development
  • Jill Lennox
    Head of Marketing
  • Shahbaz Chaudhry
    Product Development
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Current Career Postings

Mobile / Web Software Engineer - Sydney, Australia

Play It Interactive:
Play It Interactive is a global start-up focused on connecting the next billion consumers through engaging mobile experiences in emerging markets.
We are expanding our core engineering team in Sydney, Australia.
We are building a disruptive platform that connects fans to the content that matters most; regardless of their network constraints or mobile devices. We are doing this because we will define how the emerging world is connected and entertained.
We are looking for engineers who are passionate about building the next generation of mobile/web sports, entertainment and social gaming solutions for the next billion consumers.
Play It is run by a dedicated team of innovators in Australia, Canada and India. Everything we do, we do it to challenge the norms and conquer new frontiers. Our strength is in our team and we excel because we have each other’s back. It is imperative that you believe in team first and share similar values of courage, commitment and a sense of wonder.
You are a front end and/or full-stack mobile and web developer with a minimum of 3 years hands on commercial development experience. You want to join a fast moving global start-up to develop mobile and cloud solutions for millions of users, and are excited by the challenge of large-scale projects.
You will have the following demonstrable skills:
  • Expert knowledge of JavaScript
  • Expert knowledge of web technologies (HTML(5)/CSS)
  • Obsessed with creating high-performance, highly scalable, reusable code
  • Aware of, but not reliant on Object Oriented JavaScript Frameworks (such as Sencha Touch, Angular JS, jQuery mobile, Prototype JS, Kendo UI, etc.)
  • Experience developing rich applications with HTML/CSS/JS
  • Passion for performance debugging and benchmarking
  • Experience integrating 3rd party API’s (REST, JSON, XML)
  • Appreciation of sports and social gaming
  • Passion for mobile and web development
  • Team focused, roll up your sleeves “can-do” attitude
  • 3+ years hands on development experience building mobile and/or web applications
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
Highly regarded skills:
  • Experience deploying hybrid mobile apps with PhoneGap/Cordova
  • Experience with mobile analytics platforms
  • Emerging markets experience
  • Facebook canvas and Graph API development experience
  • Twitter development experience
  • AWS DevOps experience
  • Shell scripting skills
  • PHP development experience
  • Native iOS or Android development
  • Working knowledge of git DVCS and Jira Agile project tools
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Future Postings

We're always looking for more passionate minds to join our team. If you think you have something to offer, don't hesitate to send us an email.

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