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Seeking experienced, innovative Game Designers to join our game teams! We're looking for people who are excited about creating great game content, and taking on the challenge of creating the best social games available. Game Designers work on multiple titles through their lifecycle, from concept to live development. If you meet the following requirements, please email me your updated resume at


What we're looking for:


·         5 years of design experience in the gaming Industry

·         Thorough knowledge of game mechanics

·         Ability to design a game from beginning to end

·         Must have shipped at least two games

·         In-depth knowledge of the casual or multiplayer/online games

·         Familiarity with user experience/community management is a plus

·         Personality to handle responsibility, collaborate and excel in small team environment

·         Exceptional verbal and written communication; ability to sell production staff on visions

·         Desire and aptitude to adapt quickly to a rapidly changing, fast-paced creative environment


What you'll do:


·         Contribute to the strategic planning and design for new gaming projects

·         Work with the production team throughout the development & lifecycle of a game

·         Observe & analyze user testing, and recommend design solutions

·         Understand and contribute to the company's vision and goals

·         Work cross functionally to accomplish launch and marketing efforts

·         Advise on portfolio direction, new game ideas and on the invention and sourcing of the best games to serve our target consumers




Game Designer – Systems


·         Create or adapt leading game features to work with an existing game

·         Pitch new ideas to the team/ hold brainstorming sessions

·         Tune and model complex systems using Excel

·         Write copy, names, and narrative elements of game

·         Analyze real-time feedback and metrics, and adjust game designs accordingly

·         Work with product managers, developers and artists to oversee the implementation of new features and systems

·         Ability to describe user experience stories and create wireframe screens and flows

·         Remain up-to-date with Game Design literature and best practices to be an evangelist for the craft of Game Design

 Required Skills:

·         Experience or knowledge of traditional board game, card game, or dice game design

·         Expert with math and formulas in game environment

·         Experience designing combat and/or system mechanics including player control, moves, and NPC/AI types and behaviors

·         Strong knowledge of game balancing and pacing

·         Management experience, preferably with an experienced design team

·         Adept with Excel/spreadsheets

·         Passionate gamer

·         2+ shipped games

·         Game programming background required


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