Hogwarts Live Now Recruiting

Re-posting this as we still need help!

We're looking to put together a brand new development team. This will be separate from our administrative staff who deal directly with players. We're looking for enthusiastic, imaginative, and passionate individuals to help us create the next stage of Hogwarts Live.

Please note these positions do come with perks but are otherwise unpaid--these roles are ideal for high school or college students looking to put an Internet company on their resume. This will look very good on a college applications or when applying for your first job out of college especially considering the scale of Hogwarts Live.

Roles we are looking to fill:

Software Engineer/Developer/Programmer

Description: Responsible for programming new features for the game.

Skills: JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS

Note: If you program in another language such as Java, C#, C++, Scala, Ruby, Python, etc. please apply (especially if you have experience building web services or mobile apps).

To apply email a resume to with code samples or links to applicable work.

Project Manager

Description: Responsible for gathering feature requirements, making sure features are delivered on time, and making the public aware of new features. Will help prioritize when and what features are built.

Skills: Organization, Communication, Time Management, Project Management (obviously)

Note: The ideal PM will keep tabs on everyone involved in a project and make sure stuff gets done on time.

To apply email a resume to with examples of how you've helped teams of people deliver projects on time.

Digital Illustrator

Description: Responsible for the design game art like characters, objects, backgrounds, icons, and other graphics.

Skills: Image Manipulation (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, etc.), Illustration, etc.

To apply email a resume to with either images, PDFs, or links to custom graphics or artwork you've created.

Game Scenario Writer

Description: Responsible for creating game scenarios/storylines.

Skills: Imagination, Good Ideas, English, Grammar, Detail-oriented, Descriptive

To apply email a resume to with writing samples or links to applicable work.

Content Editor

Description: Responsible for editing content for grammar and style.

Skills: English, Grammar, Detail-oriented, Sense of Style

To apply email a resume to with writing samples or a copyedited version of this post.

Web Designer

Description: Responsible for the design and layout of HTML and CSS pages.

Skills: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Image Manipulation (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, etc.), Layout Design, Information Design, Usability, User Experience Design

To apply email a resume to with screenshots or links to websites designed.

It would help if any of you who apply include a cover letter describing why you would like to work for Hogwarts Live and why you think you're qualified to do so.

Responses 26 - 50 of 71 to "Hogwarts Live Now Recruiting"

66ac88a06a653f3 • Friday, February 3, 2012 - 10:36am • #1

Hmm...I shall most certainly apply for the developer position.

WilliamGraves • Saturday, February 4, 2012 - 11:54am • #2

If someone applied in a mail, when will you answer?


!Headmaster Danilo • Sunday, February 5, 2012 - 4:51pm • #3

I'll only reply to emails to request more information. If you never receive a reply it probably means we decided to go with someone else. We're not looking for a ton of people just a couple to fill each position. Right now we definitely need more people to apply for programming and design. Content Editor is pretty much full. I could also use one more Game Scenario Writer.

This Is Not A Title Ramp;ylan • Sunday, February 5, 2012 - 7:08pm • #4

Boy did I fail. I didn't realise I'd timed out. Try again.

So, if you reply asking us to write something, and we send it to you and you don't reply, does that essentially mean we didn't get it, or...?

&we dont talk about Hera • Sunday, February 5, 2012 - 10:19pm • #5

I was wondering the same thing as Rylan...

!Headmaster Danilo • Monday, February 6, 2012 - 2:48am • #6

If I don't reply it means I already found too many people for the position or I just haven't replied yet. =P

Death Deity GinnyMalfoy • Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 11:08am • #7

When you've picked the whole team, will you let us all know who the lucky people are? :)

!Headmaster Danilo • Friday, February 10, 2012 - 2:05am • #8

Sure thing. :)

8b69277e663bc20 • Monday, February 13, 2012 - 7:00am • #9

Applied for Content Editor! I'll probably get turned down, but if you don't try, you never find out.

Spacedamp;Out Lizbeth • Sunday, February 19, 2012 - 1:50am • #10

Hey Danilo,
Are you still accepting applications? If so, what's still open?

!Headmaster Danilo • Monday, February 20, 2012 - 6:08pm • #11

All the positions listed are currently available.

9239f49f9022aca • Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 2:48pm • #12

How many spaces are left then

d684494d6ddb383 • Friday, February 24, 2012 - 6:01pm • #13

Hey can i please get in trouble

6c055fda56ac12d • Saturday, March 3, 2012 - 1:00pm • #14

Danilo, you never seemed to reply to my latest E-Mail, did you want anything more?

8b69277e663bc20 • Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 5:59am • #15

If you reply, does that mean they have the position?

I am HallyPotter • Friday, March 16, 2012 - 6:39am • #16

Are there still positions available as of today?

Frank Analysisamp; Harry • Monday, April 9, 2012 - 1:53am • #17

Any update on this? o.o

I am HallyPotter • Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 12:48am • #18

Also asking what Harry did ^

I am HallyPotter • Friday, April 27, 2012 - 2:56am • #19

Err, update please?

Stalker HerLilyWeasley • Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 3:41pm • #20

New staff and a management team to recruit?
Good luck!

!Headmaster Danilo • Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 6:54pm • #21

Last time I only filled two game writer positions and the content editor position. All those people have since left. I'm actively recruiting new people.

Iridescent Patsy • Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 8:50pm • #22

Content Editor. *_*

Omo • Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 9:08pm • #23

Perfect. Applied. Hope my resume is good enough.

Frank Analysisamp; Harry • Sunday, October 13, 2013 - 3:32am • #24

Applied for Developer/Programmer! Any ideas as to when we might hear from someone about the roles we applied for?

Viridescent Sect • Sunday, October 13, 2013 - 5:24am • #25

A crazy amount of applications aren't saying what their in-game name is. That's quite a useful piece of (non-personal) information, people.

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