UDEA Careers

Position your Career for Success

Utopia Dream Entertainment Alliance is looking for new players to join our team. Due to our geographic, product and customer research , there is plenty of room at UDEA for all kinds of people to succeed. We offer a valuable proposition to our customers based on productivity, return on investment (ROI) and environmental economy. Consider joining a new industry and position yourself for future success.

It is UDEA’ s policy that candidates are entitled to equal employment opportunities without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation or the presence of a medical condition or disability.

Web Developer Positions

The new IT company has established in Start-Up period,Company is at Sandton.

We are looking for people who are talented with completed IT qualifications and relevant certifications, with MINIMUM 6 years experience providing IT Program solutions(We currently don't need NetWork people)

Senior Web Developer must have experience in Web Development with Payment Function (B2C website), and clearly understand operation of IT organisation.

According to attributes of our organisation, we are about game developer organisation, all the employees must love computer games,and all game lover with technical skills are welcomed to join our dream game developer team! Unfortunately,we are in start-up period,so we don't have any internship.

Must have experience in MySql, and SQL Server..Have ability to design,develop,operate and maintain database with at least 5yrs experiences. And database connection with website and server.

Must have experience and advanced skills in PHP , .net framework4.0/3.5 , HTML, ASP/Asp.net ,Java/Java, C+/C#, Photoshop and web developer based skills.

Must have experience in Payment gateway connection with our Website.

Experience in game developed software are in advantage to consider first. PC games, Mobile games developers are welcomed.

Experience in developed website alone,and please show me your website.

Have knowledge and experience in Windows Sever Security and Data protection, Data Backup ,and Operations etc.

Must be Able to use Windows Server 2012 with virtual instance and troubleshooter, future problem solving. Email

Must have superior skills in Virtualization (VMware,Hyper-V,etc.) for example, U must be able to virtualize a physical server into 3 clouds (Virtual Instance), and operate them and maintain them very well.

And,You will be responsible for developing websites, Virtualization of Server, and Payment gate way connecting and Database, Requirements: National diploma or higher,and 6 yrs permanent exp in Web Development,exp in back and front-end development and design, PHP and Adobe Photoshop skills.

if you think you are qualified with this position.
Plz send your CV to hr@udea.co.za or to: www.udea.co.za@gmail.com

Graphic Designers Positions

Job description
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Works from concept to completion on a multitude of projects, managing your own time, and delivering pixel perfect, print ready files. Develops creative concepts from creative brief and brings them to life in web, electronic media, and print -following Adlabs standards. Collaborates with copywriter, project manager, and other graphic designers to keep projects on track. From time-to-time do graphic design as and when required Design, develop and maintain client websites in WordPress Coding HTML email campaigns (EDMs)Ongoing Website Management Optimizing User Interface (UI) design and User Experience (UX) Creating responsive Email templates for multiple clients and devices Creating Web Banners Basic Video Editing for web

Tertiary qualifications in Graphic Design from an accredited program; or relevant academic discipline related field 3-4 years minimum design /agency/in house experience as a Senior Web designer – trained in both print and web. Strong understanding of design principles (color theory, typography, composition, photo art direction, etc.) and best practices from print to online. You must be an expert in the Adobe Creative Suite and have a working knowledge of hand-coded HTML and CSS. A high attention to design detail, with an interest in usability and user experience. Advantageous
Knowledge of Dreamweaver, SEO, HTML and CSS

Personal Skills/Attributes
The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to multitask and manage multiple projects, will be detail oriented, and can be assertive yet pleasant and professional. And you must love design! Must have own transport

Please send your CV to hr@udea.co.za or admin@doak.co.za, thanks!

Data Analyst

We are seeking an experienced data analyst to join our growing Analytics practice and help build UDEA’s business intelligence capacity. Successful candidates will work with analytics and product leadership to assure that the most relevant possible real-time and historical data is identified, tracked, analyzed, and made actionable across all of our titles.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Partner with analysts and live producers to identify strategic business questions, key metrics, and actionable insights. Provide consumer-ready analysis and reporting to Analytics team leadership, live producers, product managers and partner groups. Assure UDEA’s ongoing competitive advantage through best-in-class business and game data analysis. Initiate and carry out research aligned with long-term, strategic initiatives. Drive needle moving improvements via hands-on exploration of data, dashboards, statistical analysis and predictive modeling. Combine qualitative and quantitative driven insights with game knowledge to recommend potential avenues to the game and business teams. Advise analytics and engineering leadership on the build-out and ongoing development of a unified data platform across all UDEA studios and products. Work within a team of data analysts and engineers.


2+ years in a similar position or an analytics role in the marketing, finance, forensics, or technology fields. Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field (Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operational Research, Business Intelligence or any other relevant field). Graduate degree (MBA, MSc or master’s, PHD), an asset. Extensive knowledge of data analysis techniques, languages, software and systems (SAS, R, Matlab, Python, SPSS, Tableau) required. Fluency in SQL (or a SQL-like language) required, other programming experience highly preferred. Experience with Vertica and Hadoop, an asset. Game industry experience strongly desired.


  • Ability to develop and maintain good relations and communicate with people at all hierarchical levels.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to reconcile technical and business perspectives.
  • Autonomy and entrepreneurship.
  • Strong team spirit.
  • Passion for UDEA Games and our titles

Please send your CV to hr@udea.co.za or admin@doak.co.za, thanks!

Junior SQL Database Developer

We are looking for a talented Developer with strong programming skills to join our team. You will be responsible for helping develop our performance capture and production web application used by our teams worldwide. We are looking for a self-motivator with strong communication skills who adapts well to evolving priorities and deadlines, stays current with technology, and can evaluate code/server performance quickly and efficiently. Individuals applying should be committed to quality and results in a challenging environment in exchange for an enjoyable and rewarding workplace alongside a great team.


  • Work with the development team to program and integrate database features in the web application.
  • Collaborate with team to review code/files are using best practices.
  • Keep up on existing technologies that could benefit the application.
  • Develop and maintain web API.


  • Strong SQL programming skills.
  • Strong relational database design skills.
  • Experience developing an API.
  • Strong database and query performance tuning.
  • Experience with XML/Json.
  • Experience with C# and object-oriented programming.
  • Experience with SQL Server BI development tools (SSRS, SSIS) preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent.
  • Being versatile and regularly proving a readiness to tackle new challenges.
  • Passion for database development.
  • Passion for UDEA Games and our franchises.


  • SQL Server
  • C#
  • Web Services/REST API
  • (Desired) XML/JSON
  • (Desired) SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • (Desired) SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

Please send your CV to hr@udea.co.za or admin@doak.co.za, thanks!

Unity Developer

We are looking for a mid to senior level Unity Developer to join our multi-talented team. It’s important to us that every member of our team has a variety of skills and interests outside of engineering. We have big plans for many more games in the future and we’re looking to add more dynamic people to the team to help us grow!

Working at UDEA Every team at UDEA is small, quick, and intensely iterative. Small teams give the developers direct impact on the game because it requires working intimately with both the game and graphic designers to bring features and concepts to life. This development workflow also affords developers the ability to work across the front end stack. Here are a few examples of what you could be doing on any given week:

Implementing game play functionality with a game designer Implementing and iterating on the user experience with a graphic designer Optimizing performance through low level shader/textures manipulation Integrating / maintaining SDKs enabling new types of features and functionality Creating / iterating on custom game service calls Creating Unity specific tools for game designers / graphic designers / technical artists As a developer at UDEA you will get to influence all parts of the Unity codebase. In addition, facilitating the growth of our engineers is of the highest priority for us. Putting an engineer in a place to learn new things, according to what they want to learn is the way that we keep our team small, smart, quick and effective. If this sounds interesting to you, we’d love to have a chat and see if you are the right fit.

Have shipped at least one commercial game using Unity (C#) Are a self-reliant hacker that can quickly adopt to new systems and languages Are a strong communicator with excellent problem solving skills Have a passion for great mobile games, but a good balance of interests and skills in other areas as well

Please send your CV to hr@udea.co.za or admin@doak.co.za, thanks!

Application Developer

As an Application Developer at South African First Game Development Company you’ll be at the front line of innovation in talent management, driving the end-to-end creation of a suite of applications. Not only will this Application Developer have the opportunity to develop solutions that directly impact customers and their organizations by implementing the core UI, logic and workflows, you will also influence the overall product direction and the planning that supports it.


This Application Developer position is a primary resource for technical design, development, testing, support and ongoing maintenance for Human Capital Management information apps leveraging their Open HCM platform Configure application functionality - user interfaces, business rules, workflows and complex logic Create technical design and implementation documents Enforce governance around cross-cutting capabilities such as security, authentication, authorization and auditing Work closely with software dev test engineers - automate application testing, high quality development and configuration Lead internal process improvement initiatives Provide feedback on processes and product insight Mentor junior staff on application development and configuration requirements Collaborate with Product Management & Technology Architects in a full-stack capacity


2+ years technical implementation/development, business analysis, or project management experience with large-scale, complex IT applications systems Experience in gathering requirements, functional design, and documenting business processes Proficient at technical business writing, evaluation and configuration of functional requirements, integrations, workflows, use-cases, validation rules and data models Demonstrated experience documenting/configuring solutions for complex business and data intensive systems Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal skills with the ability to explain advanced concepts to audiences of varying technical levels Masters / Bachelors' degree in Computer Science or related field (In lieu of degree, 4 years of relevant work experience)


Experience building Human Capital Management, Business Process Management or Enterprise resource management tools Understanding of JavaScript, CSS and Web Standards Knowledge of one of the following languages: C#, Java, C, Ruby on Rails, Python or Go Experience coordinating various technical groups for dependency and roadmap alignment Ability to maintain focus while rapidly developing proficiency in new skills Experience in startup or high growth technology environments Agile software development methodologies Automation testing experience - BDD or TDD methodologies

Please send your CV to hr@udea.co.za or admin@doak.co.za, thanks!


We’re looking for someone who is passionate about creating products and content that are both visually beautiful and fun to use. Someone who has both the mindset to participate in a creative conceptualizing process and the ability to turn the vision into a full-detailed design – whether it is assets for products, interfaces for interactive content, or the marketing and branding material of Interlude’s content and products.
A team player that enjoys working with talented product managers, developers, creatives, marketing managers, project managers and other designers.

Working with the product team to create wireframes, mockups, and designs for interactions in all of our products Preparing design assets for developers and guiding them through the visual aspects of the front-end development process Participating in the ideation and creative process of Interlude’s user experience Working with the marketing team to conceptualize and design different web pages for marketing purposes Creating visual designs and promotional assets such as series logo, posters, branding material or new concept treatments


Proven experience and track record in GUI design of different applications (working on mobile apps, games or creative tools is a plus) 1 – 4 years of web design and graphic design experience Knowledge and understanding of software products’ life cycle Motion design and animation are a plus Experience with wireframing and prototyping processes and tools is a plus

Please send your CV to hr@udea.co.za or admin@doak.co.za


For Candidates

Why choose UDEA?

There are many excellent reasons to consider joining the UDEA team. We offer diverse working opportunities. We have a tenured leadership team that understands for the company to continue to expand, we need to retain our employees and help them grow their careers. We provide a challenging work environment and exceptional benefits but also develop career paths and help employees learn and grow by strategically moving individuals across different business segments. With an entrepreneurial spirit that flavours the day-to-day business activities, there are a number of directions your career path could go here at UDEA. Visit our open job opportunities to explore the possibilities to navigate your way to your future career.

What is it like to work for UDEA?

You will find yourself among highly skilled colleagues that can offer guidance to be successful as you navigate your way down your career path. The work environment is casual and at the same time driven to achieve business results.

How do I apply for a job?

Have a look at availabilities on our Job Opportunities page. All current open positions within the company are posted on this page. Make sure to check this site often as we update our job opportunities frequently.

What if I can't find any suitable openings?

If there is not a current vacancy that interests you, do not worry, we are always interested to hear from talented individuals with experience (or other equally impressive skills).