GAME DESIGNER

Are you the sort of guy who reads though board game instruction manuals as if they were spy thrillers? Do you look through the rule sets and instantly see exploits? And do you inevitably end up creating a few new rules to make the experience even more dramatic? If that’s you, you might be the right person for us. Our ideal candidate is a video games enthusiast who understands how to translate game mechanics into powerful emotional responses. We are looking for a Game/Systems Designer to come with us on an adventure wrought with untold dangers, chaos, and treasures. Still interested? Read below…

Your tasks

  • Work closely with UX designers and gameplay programmers to define and implement tightly-integrated, ground-breaking and mutually-reinforcing features: player abilities, enemies and obstacles to be overcome, plus the systems that tie everything together
  • Provide crisp feedback to quickly iterate on concepts, proposing solutions as well as criticism
  • Contribute to the overall game design, making an impact on the overall player experience
  • Analyze player behavior to optimize game balance and KPIs such as retention or player spending
  • Communicate effectively across the game team and with project stakeholders
  • Create and maintain game design documents

Required skills/experience

  • 2+ years of experience in the game industry
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong understanding of design principles and basic economics
  • Ability to take constraints and business goals to shape elegant design solutions
  • Ability to empathize with players and understand their perspective
  • Critical, analytical and communication skills
  • Passion for playing and creating games
  • Fluent in English
  • Highly self-motivated
  • No drama and fun to work with

Preferred skills/experience

  • Some programming or scripting experience
  • Experience with data and content input using YML, JSON or XML
  • Art and/or audio production.
  • Script / story writing
  • Ability to drive design using data and metrics
  • Able to work in VR without getting sick (don’t worry we can test you during an onsite)

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