Careers

Our mission
 

We are FUN WITH BALLS and we make sports as fun as computer gaming. We use technology and gamification to bring sports to their future form and enable them to compete with other activities of today. 

We focus on an innovative approach to activity, highly reliable tech made to last, and building a strong community of operators, federations, brands and players. We can only dream of what the future holds for humanity, but we can take the right steps today to ensure that sports stay relevant for our society. 

Your contribution to our mission

We’re a dynamic start-up in a fast-paced society. We don’t expect comprehensive motivation letters and long application texts.

Pitch your personality in five sentences:

  • Show us why you want to be part of our mission
  • What attracts you to join the team
  • What’s your contribution to our mission
  • Well, and we need your CV

We are looking for:

Your skill set:

  • Game Development Generalist
  • Basics in Game Design or Graphic Design
  • Very good programming knowledge e.g. C#, C++

Plus Points:

  • Haxe
  • Godot Engine
  • Knowledge  of 2D / 3D asset creation
  • UI / UX Design Basics

Experience

  • Multiple years of active experience in designing and devloping games
  • Multiple years of experience in programming

Your responsibilites:

  • You design games that grab people by their balls (you know how to flash)
  • Dynamically expand our game catalogue and eSport attractions
  • Work with clients to create the games of their dreams
  • Design game content for our new eSquash League
  • Organize the technical aspects of hackathons
  • DevOps (including GitLab CI/CD pipeline)

What matters to you:

  • The will to build the tech for the sport of tomorrow
  • A positive mindset and willingness to learn
  • Team skills in a growing, international sports tech company

  • YOU LOVE WHAT YOU DO

What we offer:

With a successful team you can shape the sport of tomorrow with us. We offer creative freedom for ideas to grow professionally and personally with us. We work completely international, from New York to New Zealand. In addition, we have the coolest office in the middle of the English Garden in Munich including fitness area, terraces, fireplace, u.v.m.

Got the balls to join our team? Apply now: apply@funwithballs.com

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Software Administrator to join our team! If you are hard-working and dedicated, Fun With Balls is a perfect place to grow. 

You are responsible for the quality of software development and deployment. You are involved in performing automated and manual tests to ensure the software created by developers is fit for purpose. Some of the duties include analysis of software, and systems, mitigate risk and prevent software issues.

Your responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, network servers, and virtualization
  • Install and upgrade computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing impact of issues
  • Provide documentation and technical specifications to IT staff for planning and implementing new or upgrades of IT infrastructure
  • Perform or delegate regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures
  • Lead desktop and helpdesk support efforts, making sure all desktop applications, workstations, and related equipment problems are resolved in a timely manner with limited disruptions
  • Responsible for capacity, storage planning, and database performance

Your skill set:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, System Administration, or a closely related field, or equivalent experience required
  • 3-5 years of database, network administration, or system administration experience
  • System administration and IT certifications in Linux, Microsoft, or other network related fields are a plus
  • Working knowledge of virtualization, VMWare, or equivalent
  • Strong knowledge of systems and networking software, hardware, and networking protocols
  • Experience with scripting and automation tools
  • A proven track record of developing and implementing IT strategy and plans
  • Strong knowledge of implementing and effectively developing helpdesk and IT operations best practices, including expert knowledge of security, storage, data protection, and disaster recovery protocols

What matters to you:

  • The will to build the tech for the sport of tomorrow
  • A positive mindset and willingness to learn
  • Team skills in a growing, international sports tech company

  • YOU LOVE WHAT YOU DO

What we offer:

With a successful team you can shape the sport of tomorrow with us. We offer creative freedom for ideas to grow professionally and personally with us. We work completely international, from New York to New Zealand. In addition, we have the coolest office in the middle of the English Garden in Munich including fitness area, terraces, fireplace, u.v.m.

Got the balls to join our team? Apply now: apply@funwithballs.com

As a computer scientist having 5+ years work experience. You are interested in managing our native environment by maintaining and extending our given architecture as well as contributing to our applications. For our system machines you will be taking care of application distribution, proper integration of the game applications as well as contributing to various detection applications.

You aim towards automated tests, structuring our current software in a modular way and take care of the communication with our centralized servers. You are highly driven to bring our technology to the next level. Therefore you can overlook complex systems and you are well aware of dependencies between different software parts.

You understand the importance of each bit and ensure the overall functionality of the system. You are able to reach beyond the usual borders of your working field in order to support the team for keeping important deadlines if necessary.

Your focus is on gaining improvements towards efficiency, scalability and the feature set of the system. You understand the different levels of importance and you are able to prioritize and shape the size of individual evolutionary steps.

You maintain an optimum balance between the number of steps and the time period between releases in order to have improvements productive as soon as possible and at the same time staying efficient.

Your skill set:

  • C ++
  • QT
  • Linux
  • git
  • network
  • English fluently

Nice to have:

  • Open CV / Computer Vision
  • hardware interfaces USB, COM, Ethernet
  • German speaking

What matters to you:

  • The will to build the tech for the sport of tomorrow
  •  A positive mindset and willingness to learn
  • Team skills in a growing, international startup

  • YOU LOVE WHAT YOU DO

What we offer:

With a successful team you can shape the sport of tomorrow with us. We offer creative freedom for ideas to grow professionally and personally with us. We work completely international, from New York to New Zealand. In addition, we have the coolest office in the middle of the English Garden in Munich including fitness area, terraces, fireplace, u.v.m.

Got the balls to join our team? Apply now:apply@funwithballs.com

Do you want to take part on the new technological revolution of sports and be a key contact to convey the value we bring, close sales and skyrocket our revenue? We are looking for a Sales Manager that is ready to hit the ground running to deliver on our company’s diverse SALES efforts.

Strategic thinking, a visionary approach, ability to deal with clients in an international setting and to thrive on the environment that is natural to a startup are fundamental aspects to succeed on this role.

Your skill set:
– Experience in Sales and Business Development planning and execution
– Ability to manage relationship with commercial partners, accounts and potential clients including the main players on the sports market
– Capacity to respond to inbound inquiries and cold-calling
– Management of customer database (CRM)
– Effective team interaction with internal parties (marketing, tech and product development) for all sales deliverables
– Strong self-confidence to guarantee meeting of outreach KPIs to maximize the number of leads, prospects and deals closed

Plus points:
– Willingness to “live” the brand and to act as the main spokesperson for its mission and values
– Good understanding of the mentality of a startup
– Excellent written and spoken English. German skills are a plus.

What matters to you:
– The will to build the tech for the sport of tomorrow
– A positive mindset and willingness to learn
– Team skills in a growing, international startup
– YOU LOVE WHAT YOU DO

If you are pumped-up by having this opportunity in front of you and are ready to bring your A-Game to this mission, simply go ahead and contact our team today.

Du kennst das sicher. In einem Startup werden oft schnelle Lösungen entwickelt, die nicht immer schön sind, aber funktionieren. Wir sind darüber hinaus und wollen unsere Produkte aufpolieren. Es ist Zeit das Look and Feel unserer Apps, Spiele, Menüs auf das nächste Level zu bringen.

“Human First”. Dein Wissen und deine Erfahrung verbessern das Spielerlebnis, die Nutzerfreundlichkeit für alle Altersgruppen.

Du kannst dabei mit dem Vorschlaghammer bestehende Konzepte einreißen oder mit dem Pinsel Feinjustierungen vornehmen, solange deine Ideen und Argumente überzeugen.

Wir suchen:

Eine(n) Vorreiter(in), die/der Verantwortung übernimmt, selbständig Probleme anspricht, anpackt und Optimierungen vorantreibt.

Eine(n) Passionisten(in), die/der unsere Mission und Ziele verinnerlicht und Bock hat Wissen, Fähigkeiten für ihr/sein neues Baby einzubringen.

Du bist Verbesserer aus Leidenschaft, entwickelst lösungsorientiert, schnell und trotzdem detailverliebt.

Deine Aufgaben:

Du analysierst die Anforderungen deiner Stakeholder hinsichtlich UI und UX

Du gestaltest das Design unserer User Interfaces und sorgst für eine unvergleichliche User Experience.

Du entwirfst einzigartige UX-Workflows und Konzepte für die Optimierung unserer Anwendungen und berücksichtigst dabei die Anforderungen deiner Stakeholder.

Du erstellst Wireframes, Storyboards, Userflows und Prototypen, um Deine Ideen effektiv zu kommunizieren

Du arbeitest eng mit unserem Entwicklerteam zusammen und setzt gemeinsam die Projekte um.

Deine Perspektive

Du gibst der Zukunft des Sports ein neues Gesicht. Du wirst die Früchte deiner Arbeit auf allen 5 Kontinenten sehen. Deine Entwicklungen und Optimierungen werden Menschen aller Altersklassen ein einmaliges Sporterlebnis bieten.

apply@funwithballs.com

Du magst Puzzle, du bist handwerklich geschickt und hast Feingefühl? Dann lass uns gemeinsam eine Marketingrakete bauen. Unser Gefährt wird anfangs zischen, rappeln und stottern. Mit der Zeit aber werden wir die losen Schrauben festziehen, Zahnräder austauschen und die Maschine ölen damit wir zum richtigen Zeitpunkt die richtige Botschaft senden and die richtigen Leute senden und die Leadmaschine zum Sprudeln bringen.

Du wirst in deiner Einarbeitungszeit kotzen, Blut und Tränen heulen. Wir jagen dich durch unsere Prozesse und Worklflows. Wenn du Zeit zum Lachen hast, ist das ein Zeichen, dass du immer noch Reserven hast und weitere Aufgaben brauchst.

Klingt verlockend, oder?

Wir suchen

Niemanden der unserem Marketing Manager Kaffee bringt, aber jederzeit den Rücken frei hält und auch mal die miesen Aufgaben übernimmt.

Jemanden der jeden Morgen aufwacht und einen neuen Geistesblitz ins Büro bringt.

Eine(n) Querdenker(in) mit Mut und Tatendrang: Blicke über den Tellerrand hinaus, unbedingt auch auf andere Tische. Es gibt keine Idee, die nicht verrückt genug ist sie zu testen.

Eine(n) Sparingspartner(in) zum Streiten und Vertragen. Konstruktive Kritik ist erwünscht, du wirst immer auf offene Ohren stoßen, deine Vorschläge bekommen Aufmerksamkeit – argumentiere SMART und wir setzen diese um.

Hätten. Sollen. Wollen. MACHEN!

Deine Aufgaben

Du erstellst Inhalte für unserer Social Media Kanäle, Websites und Newsletter.

Du erstellst Customer Journeys und optimierst die einzelnen TouchPoints.

Du wirst mit uns KPI´s definieren und helfen, dass wir diese übertreffen.

Du wirst Ad Kampagnen planen und umsetzen. 

Deine Perspektive

Wir fördern und fordern dich mit dem Ziel, dass du deine Aufgaben mittelfristig an Social Media und Performance Marketing Manager deligierst.

Ja, richtig. Dein Einstieg bei uns ist der Beginn des Aufstiegs. Wir machen es möglich, dass du so schnell wie möglich aus dem Nest springst und fliegen lernst. Wenn du abstürzt, sind wir da und starten neu – du musst nur den Willen, Einsatzfreude und Tatendrang mitbringen.

Worauf wartest du? Bewirb dich jetzt! Andere Bewerber sind bereits einen Schritt weiter. Apply now 

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Your skill set

  • C ++ skills
  • QT
  • English fluently

What would be nice:

  • Open CV / Computer Vision skills
  • Object-oriented, hardware-oriented programming should not be foreign to you

What matters to you:

  • The will to build the tech for the sport of tomorrow
  • A positive mindset and willingness to learn
  • Team skills in a growing, international startup
  • YOU LOVE WHAT YOU DO

What we offer:

With a successful team you can shape the sport of tomorrow with us. We offer creative freedom for ideas to grow professionally and personally with us. We work completely international, from New York to New Zealand. In addition, we have the coolest office in the middle of the English Garden in Munich including fitness area, terraces, fireplace, u.v.m.

If you think now you are exactly right for us, please contact us at apply@funwithballs.com 

If you are interested, send your application at apply@funwithballs.com!

Please note: specify in the subject of your email for which position you’re applying to. Fun With Balls also welcomes your spontaneous application at apply@funwithballs.com!

Perks working with us

Best Office in Town

The 25KV Creative Hub is located in the middle of the English Garden, with fireplace, terraces, fitness area, 5 min walk to the Isar and home to 4 raccoons.

Sports Activities

We offer a lot of opportunities for a fun workout to stay fit and relax: SUP, Isar swimming, fitness area, table tennis, biking or running and MultiBall Games.

Flexible Working Hours

We work hard, but understand that people are most productive when they can manage their own schedules.

International Team

Become part of a super international team. Learn about other cultures and traditions while enjoying our weekly culinary dinner nights.

What to expect from us

Personal Growth

Intellectual curiosity and continuous learning are highly valued at Fun With Balls to improve your personal development, success and well being.

Transparency & Communication

Transparency keeps everyone informed, builds trust, and helps us all make smart, data-driven decisions. In weekly meetings we share highlights, lowlights and recent challenges.

Long Term Focus

Since we are a dynamic start-up in a fast-paced society, we work on quick solutions and implementations without losing sight of the future.

Ownership & Responsibility

Team and company success is based on the single results of our team members. We engage our employees to take the initiative to bring positive results.

Your Team

We work together as a team, learn from each other, and have fun.

25KV Creative Hub

An unconventional Design Space in the middle of Munich´s English Garden.

The coworking hub is our headquarters and is home to several startups and companies in the fields of design, innovation, sports and art.

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Want to join our TEAM?

Located in beautiful Munich, Germany, Fun With Balls GmbH is fusing sports with technology to create the best and most enjoyable fitness products out there. Our first project is interactiveSQUASH, a digital upgrade for any existing squash court that transforms the front wall into a giant liveable projection. With over 25 games and training modules, the system is giving some much needed hype to the traditional sport. For more info, visit interactivesquash.com!

Our second product, MulitBall, is an innovative technology that transforms any wall in an interactive playground, and could involve any kind of sport with a ball, in particular Tennis, Soccer, Baseball etc.. It combines fitness, entertainment and education features to transform Schools, Hotels, Leisure Centers, Sport Clubs, Malls and other environments in places for a healthy and active life-style. For more info, visit multi-ball.com!