Lead Game Designer

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Games and Level Design
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Lead Game Designer

Game Design Management LEADG01076

  • Full-time
  • Vancouver, BC, CAN

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Kabam is looking for a Lead Designer to lead the charge on an exciting new project. A natural leader, you’re ambitious yet humble and eager to work with a collaborative and diverse group across multiple sites. You’re not afraid to get hands-on in inspiring a team towards that see the world of gaming as so much more than a hobby.

Elevating our design team as whole, you’ll bring in new ideas, iterate among colleagues and collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to innovate and iterate player-focused design.

As a Lead Designer, you will:

  • Work interdisciplinary among two sites to lead the charge on a new project for Kabam
  • Mentor and grow a team of curious and highly skilled game designers, advocating for growth, ownership and self-leadership
  • Collaborate with an extremely talented team of Engineers, UI/UX artists, Data Scientists, QA and LiveOps to create addictive, compelling player experiences that will delight users for years
  • Provide input on the game’s vision and help champion that vision to other team members
  • Design rules and parameters for features and systems
  • Design, implement, tune, and balance game systems, economies, and progression
  • Create design docs, drawings, diagrams, flowcharts, and any other necessary documents to communicate design functionality and vision
  • Build free-to-play mobile games that the world loves to play

At Kabam, we’re constantly raising the bar of excellence in free-to-play mobile gaming. We hire for passion and diversity so that together as a team we can triumph in our collective skill. Our teams are made up of a fusion of personalities and interests bound together by a collaborative nature, fun-loving culture and drive to do what it takes to make great games. And this is where you come in…

Your background includes:

  • 5+ years of game design and production experience on commercially successful properties
  • Experience leading a game team, preferably across multiple sites
  • An inherent desire to solve exciting and challenging problems
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with an emphasis on game design, economics, math, or psychology
  • Ultimate problem solving, critical thinking, logical, and analytical skills
  • Spreadsheet wizardry
  • Deep familiarity with RPG, BCG, and action genres on mobile, PC, console, and pen-and-paper platforms

Interested? Tell us what you’re looking for - in your application, tell what games have influenced you?

Apply now and start the conversation with us. Together, we can create some of the best games ever made.

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