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. During corona times we are working remotely and will continue doing so for the foreseeable future but will be back at the office when possible.

 

Job Description

We are looking for a passionate Senior Game Designer 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.

You will be leading the design team on our live game by analyzing data for player’s behavior and KPIs and will be responsible for proposing new features, making sure that the game is reaching the goals established by the company’s leadership. In addition, you will be responsible for pitching ideas for a new game currently under ideation phase.

 

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
  • Playtest, 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
  • A vast knowledge of games, especially mobile and freemium ones

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 4+ Years of experience as a Mobile Designer
  • At least 2 released mobile titles
  • Experience working with analytics
  • Experience working on an active live-ops service and evolved game features within that service
  • Highly proficient in excel and modeling game economies
  • Experience working PowerPoint, InDesign or similar tools.
  • Experience writing pitch documents aimed at Publishers, Stakeholders or External people.

 

 

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation program
  • Pension and insurances
  • A diverse team of friendly, fun and supportive co-workers
  • Free drinks on Happy hour in the studio on Fridays
  • A family-friendly environment

 

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