(Senior) Game Designer - Forge of Empires - Feature Design & Live Ops

Game Design Hamburg, Germany

Our Forge of Empires team is looking for an additional Game Designer to drive the feature design- and Live Ops of a cross-component feature team.

As a Game Designer, you will interact with Developers, Product Managers, QA Engineers & Artists to create new content for one of the world's most successful strategy games, with several million active players in over 30 markets. 

Your mission:

  • Design the game. Design, iterate and evaluate Forge of Empires' features and game content that drive engagement, retention, and monetization.
  • Connect players. Concept, design, and realize features to improve our alliance systems in the game.
  • Guide players. Improve the UX of Forge of Empires. Simplify features and add useful helping systems.
  • Implement innovation. Be up-to-date on new trends and practices in the games industry, especially in the market of f2p mobile games.
  • Have a vision. Communicate and present well-designed concepts to players and our team.
  • Collaborate. Work cooperatively within an agile and multi-disciplinary team.

Your skill set:

  • Professional expertise. You have worked for 3+ years as a Game Designer, ideally on free-to-play mobile games.
  • Player's perspective. You are challenging game features based on user-experience for our loyal player base.
  • Natural born Game Designer. You are fascinated by modeling fun & simple game features.
  • Mobile enthusiast. You are passionate about mobile games and love to design and play all kind of mobile games.
  • Strong communication skills. You are approaching colleagues pro-actively & you are well-versed in presenting your Game Design concepts.
  • Open-minded team player. You are eager to use your English skills every day & confident working in an international, multicultural environment.

Your power-ups:

  • Hybrid Working Model. We offer our colleagues the flexibility to choose between working from home and our modern offices in central Hamburg. With regular times planned together in the office, we make sure to keep up our unique InnoGames spirit! 
  • Flexible working hours. We offer trust-based working hours as well as active-breaks - play table tennis with your team, work out in our gym or go to our rooftop terrace to get some fresh air.
  • Equipment delivery. If you are interested in remote work, we will send all the needed equipment to your home office.
  • Relocation assistance. If you are interested in relocating to Hamburg/Germany, we will help you relocate to Hamburg/Germany regarding all the needed resources.
  • Team of specialists. Shape the success story of InnoGames with a great team of driven experts in an international culture.
  • Dynamic people. Work as part of an agile multicultural team – enabling you and your team to form and actively optimize work processes.
  • Creative processes. We are offering an atmosphere to empower creative thinking and strong results.
  • Team events. Participate in regular team events (e.g., curling, cooking, paintball), barbecue together on our rooftop terrace, and enjoy regular company-get-togethers.
  • English first. Our company language is English, and we support all our employees and their partners with optional German lessons.
  • Outstanding remuneration. We are offering competitive compensation & exceptional benefits, ranging from a company gym to smartphone/tablet of your own choice for personal use.
  • Career opportunities. We actively support personal development, pay for any necessary textbooks as well as sending you to conferences.
  • Transportation support. We contribute to your public transport ticket and subsidize contributions to the company pension plan.
  • Food & drinks. We offer free drinks and fresh fruit to contribute to your health and wellbeing; enjoy the meals delivered by our in-house canteen or cook on your own in one of our employee kitchens.
  • Comfy offices. Learn more about our charms and benefits in our virtual office tour.

Our story:

InnoGames is Germany’s leading developer and publisher of mobile and online games. The company based in Hamburg is best known for Forge of Empires, Elvenar and Tribal Wars. InnoGames’ complete portfolio encompasses seven live games and several mobile titles in production.

Born as a hobby, InnoGames today has a team of 400 employees from more than 30 nations who share the passion of creating unique games that players across the globe enjoy for years. In order to further expand our success and to realize new projects, we are constantly looking for young talents, experienced professionals, and creative thinkers.

Excited to start your journey with InnoGames and join our dynamic team as a Game Designer? We look forward to receiving your application through our online application form. Maximilian Kaeding would be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Apply and #stayhome! Due to the coronavirus outbreak, we switched our operations company-wide to home office and turned our hiring process into a fully virtual one. When hiring, we are also open for our new team members starting their work remotely at the time being or adjusting contract start dates accordingly. Stay home and safe!