The Wisconsin Lottery is Seeking a Detail-Oriented and Motivated Game Development Coordinator

October 7, 2023 | Government

The Wisconsin Lottery is seeking a detail-oriented and motivated Game Development Coordinator, who will be responsible for the development and enhancement of Lottery games in this unique and challenging marketing position.

This Game Development Coordinator position is classified as a Marketing Specialist – Senior and is responsible for developing prize structures and basic design of the instant (scratch and pull-tab) and lotto (terminal-generated) games, as well as monitoring marketing support for those games throughout their product lifecycles. This position will also play an important role in identifying key factors for player education and recommending game design and marketing strategies; utilizing research and analytical skills by monitoring and analyzing industry trends; and reviewing market research to make recommendations to improve the Lottery’s game mix.

The Wisconsin Lottery is a for-profit consumer products business within state government that sells its fun and entertaining products via a network of nearly 4,000 retailers with almost $900 million in annual sales. You would be joining a strong product development team who works within the Lottery brand to develop original products that will be sold across Wisconsin. The Lottery provides property tax relief to Wisconsin homeowners through the sale of lottery games while operating with integrity, security, and social responsibility.  This position is located in Madison, at the WI Department of Revenue. For more information about DOR, visit our website at The Lottery website can be located at

DOR’s mission is to strengthen Wisconsin through fair tax and lottery administration, while educating and serving the public, our customers, and communities. This position is headquartered at the DOR building on Rimrock Road in Madison.

We invite you to discover what makes DOR such a great place to work.

  • A team that promotes collaboration and provides opportunities for professional growth.
  • Inclusive culture committed to equity.
  • Independent work with opportunities for team projects.
  • A healthy balance between your personal and professional life, including a flexible work schedule.
  • Remote/Telework up to 60%. Note:Work will be performed 100% in-office during customary orientation period. During the first year you can gradually increase up to 60% based on performance and workload needs. This position will be headquartered at the DOR main office building, 2135 Rimrock Road, Madison WI.  For more information about DOR, visit our website at

Working for Wisconsin State Government has many advantages including a comprehensive benefit package.  As a state employee you will receive nine paid holidays, 4.5 days of personal holiday, sick leave (five hours per bi-weekly pay period) and vacation leave (over 100+ hours annually). Go to “Paid Leave” to learn more.

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The State of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer seeking a diverse and talented workforce.

Join our team and advance your career while serving the citizens of Wisconsin!

The deadline to apply for this job announcement is October 22, 2023, at 11:59 PM CST.

Position Summary

This position is responsible for the development of Lottery products that meet projected sales and marketing goals according to the Lottery’s short-term and long-term game plans. These responsibilities involve developing the prize structures and basic design of the instant (scratch and pull-tab) and lotto games, as well as prize giveaways and other marketing support for those games. Responsibilities also involve identifying key factors for player education, and recommending game design strategies to the Section Supervisor.

In addition, this position monitors and analyzes industry trends as well as market research and makes recommendations to improve the Lottery’s game mix.  This position interfaces with other Lottery staff in launching and marketing new games as well as existing games.

For a copy of the position description, click here.

Salary Information 

Starting salary will be between $34.87 and $36.00 per hour ($72,529 and $74,880 per year), depending on experience and qualifications, plus benefits. For information on state benefits click here.  Current state employees’ pay will be set in accordance with pay upon appointment provisions for the compensation plan for broadband 07-03. A twelve-month probationary period is required.

Job Details

The department will conduct a background check, fingerprint check and tax compliance check prior to making an offer to hire.  Interview results may be reused in accordance with the State of WI interview reuse policy.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.  The Department of Revenue does not sponsor work or student visas, either at time of hire or at any time.

Please reference General Information about Jobs in WI State Government.


Please address the following in your letter of qualifications and résumé:

Minimally qualified candidates will have:

  • Marketing experience (e.g., new product development, product management, marketing communications/advertising, product positioning, etc.).
  • Experience using Excel spreadsheet software (e.g., creating, sorting, keying data, entering formulas, etc.) and word processing software.
  • Project coordination experience (e.g., scope, roles and responsibilities, scheduling, budgeting, project evaluations, meeting deadlines, etc.).

Well-qualified candidates will also have:

  • Experience developing or enhancing the design of a product.
  • Experience evaluating products or services (e.g., sales performance trends, identifying strengths/weaknesses, etc.).
  • Experience providing marketing recommendations based on data, analyses, and/or reports from various sources.

How To Apply

Apply online!  To apply, click “Apply for Job” to start the application process.  For instructions, refer to the following link:  Applying to State Service.

You must attach a current resume and a letter of qualifications in a Word or PDF compatible format. Make certain these documents clearly illustrate your qualifications as they relate to the education and/or work experience described in this announcement. For tips on developing your resume and letter of qualifications, click here.

Submitted materials will be evaluated by a job expert and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.  If you are invited for an interview, you will be contacted via email.  Make certain your contact information is correct and check your email regularly. 

Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration as a transfer or voluntary demotion should complete the online application process.

The Department of Revenue is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer seeking a diverse and talented workforce.

Questions about this position can be directed to Maggie Davis, Human Resources Specialist Senior, via email at

Deadline to Apply

Applications must be submitted before October 22, 2023, 11:59 pm CST.