Game Designer

We are looking for a talented and versatile Game Designer who is excited to implement an amazing experience for our players. If you have a passion for geese, game development, and want to be an integral part of the future of social gaming, we would love to hear from you!

Our team values creativity, collaboration and a commitment to quality and we are searching for like-minded game designers to add to our team of talented game makers. Everyone on our team is empowered to influence the direction of the game, and the ideal candidate will have a passion for quality and player experience. Gaggle offers a fun, creative, and technically challenging environment with ownership of created content.

Our ideal Game Designer will work closely with our artists, designers, and engineers to design amazing casual/hyper-casual party games. You would be proficient in areas ranging from documentation, meeting facilitation, gameplay and economy tuning and review structures. The ideal candidate will understand the importance of vision, making timely decisions and understand that the best ideas come from gathering many sources and strong collaboration.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and shape game systems and mechanics and get buy-in from the team
  • Write high quality game design documents that contain strong compulsion loops and clearly communicate concepts and requirements to the team
  • Design experience flows that are optimized for engagement and monetization
  • Own significant areas of the game design and collaborate with artists and programmers to guide the look implementation of features
  • Conduct speedy research and analysis for relevant competing products
  • Ability to script and tune gameplay, level designs and other hands on aspects of game design

Requirements

  • Some post secondary education in a relevant field such as Game Theory, Psychology, Game Design, Software Development, or Discrete Mathematics
  • 5+ years of game design experience and 3-5+ years of mobile or social game design experience
  • Understand the impact of social features such as player communities and chat systems
  • Understand achievement and progression systems
  • Strong understanding of free-to-play business models
  • Strong inter-personal skills and an ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Technical understanding of the game development process
  • Committed to making the world's best party games
  • Creatively objective in understanding market needs for products

Extra Sauce

  • Shipped multiple social games
  • Experience with wire frame / UI prototyping tools
  • Experience with Photoshop, Illustrator or other art tools to help visually communicate design intent
  • Experience using one or more scripting languages
Please submit your resume referring examples of previous work
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