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Senior Game Designer - F2P Mobile Monetization - visa sponsorship relocation to Australia

MELB006

Conkerberry Pty Ltd

Up to $90K AUD Negotiable on experience

Melbourne, Australia

Australia

Games and Level Design

07/12/2020

06/02/2021

Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time

No

Join an expanding & succesful studio about to lanch in IPO.

50+ employees focusing on mobile and VR gaming.

Original IP as well as have a substantial games for Hollywood IPs

Wiling to consider overseas candidates & offer visa sponsorship & relocation.

Remote onboarding but preference for Melbourne onsite post lockdown

 

Senior Game Designer

The ideal candidate should have proven experience in designing high-quality, audience-focused games, and demonstrated knowledge in high-quality, free-to-play mobile game experiences.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design and drive the vision and implementation of features and game systems
  • Collaborate with team members to deliver design specifications for player engagement/retention
  • Work closely with UX/UI to design wireframes and paper prototypes
  • Develop concepts for gameplay and progression systems throughout the player lifecycle to maximize engagement, monetization, and retention.
  • Work within existing systems and expand on them, including integrating feedback from user experience testing
  • Create and maintain GDDs, functional spec designs, and design templates
  • Develop data-gathering methods for game balancing and tuning
  • Partner with other disciplines to ensure the game design and player engagement targets are prioritized, monitored and delivered upon
  • Generate actionable changes from research and live data
  • Quickly prototype design ideas in-game and rapidly iterate via playtesting
  • Guide and mentor Junior Designers while sharing skills and knowledge
  • Seek regular feedback from peers and playtesting to validate systems designs
  • Create excellent documentation that helps the team understand the intricacies of your designs
  • Present your designs, cultivate buy-in, seek peer review on a regular basis
  • Collaborate with the team across disciplines, including engineering, design, and art to develop world-class gameplay experiences
  • Analytics-based tuning and projecting

Required Skills

  • Experience working on a mobile F2P game from concept through live service
  • 5+ years of game design experience including larger studios ( not only small indie teams)
  • Designed and developed major game systems for at least one shipped mobile title
  • Demonstrable content creation skills
  • Outstanding self-motivation and initiative in a highly dynamic environment
  • Creatively, analytically and organizationally skilled with proven ability to write, communicate and maintain detailed design documentation throughout the game life cycle
  • Demonstrative proof of an open-minded, progressive thinker who is flexible, energetic and driven with the ability to overcome obstacles and challenges with working solutions
  • Ability to research, design for, understand and be passionate about a variety of audience types, including kids, casual, female majority, core, etc.
  • Remain current on industry trends including new game genres, new game design methods, and emerging platforms
  • Excellent verbal communication skills

Desired Skills And Experience

  • Experience working within Unity3D
  • Sound knowledge in analytics and product management
  • Able to take client Requests for Proposals (RFPs) & deliver outstanding pitches back to the client
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Scripting experience

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Feel free to contact me anytime to get full studio details or to apply.

Bronwynn Lusted

Conkerberry Recruitment for Games

Sydney

bronwynnATconkerberryDOTcomDOTau



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