Senior Game Designer

iGotcha Studios is a small and growing independent game studio consisting of experienced and passionate developers. Our main focus is to develop location based games for mobile platforms. Our office is located just outside the central station with an abundance of restaurants, gyms and shops within walking distance. All our employees have competitive salaries and benefits.

Now that we have secured a solid financial founding from reputable investors, we are looking to expand our development team!

 

Job Description

We are seeking two passionate Senior Designers ready to join an exciting, growing studio. You should be comfortable with working across disciplines, able to take initiative and independently find creative solutions to complex problems. We strive for creativity and need you to venture outside of your comfort zone, learning and implementing a new way of gaming on mobile.

Both Designers will work on every company’s projects, but one will specialize in Live Operation of our released project with a focus on Content Creation and Data Analysis, while the other will specialize on pitching new projects and lay the groundwork for an unannounced IP game.

 

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the design vision for our original location-based game
  • Take ownership of the design and balancing of game and economy systems
  • Write clear and comprehensive documentation
  • Play test, balance and provide feedback on new features
  • Know the balance between new mobile game design and best practices
  • Work closely with artists and coders to implement new game features
  • Be creative and vocal to improve the development team and process

 

PERSONAL TRAITS

  • You are quality-oriented and meticulous
  • You make realistic time estimates and know your limits and weaknesses
  • You have excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication and team working skills
  • A strong passion for mobile games

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 4+ Years of experience as a Mobile Designer
  • 2+ released mobile titles

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT FOR LIVE OPS SENIOR DESIGNER

  • Experience working with analytics tools
  • Experience working on an active live-ops service and evolved game features within that service
  • Highly proficient in excel and modeling game economies

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT FOR PITCHING SENIOR DESIGNER

  • You can create powerful visual presentations to express concepts and ideas
  • Experience working Powerpoint, InDesign or similar tools.
  • Experience writing pitch documents aimed at Publishers, Stakeholders or External people.

 

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