Senior Game Designer

Game Production San Francisco, California


Description

If you like to build strategy games, and you are a pro at balancing quantitative and qualitative insights to optimize engaging features, you are the person we are looking for. 

As a Senior Game Designer at KIXEYE, you will work closely with our Executive Producers and team leads closely on games with millions loyal players and deliver the most challenging but fun experience!

What you get to do every day:

  • Help manage the creative direction of a game throughout development & lifecycle of the game
  • Pitch innovative game features that are designed to improve customer acquisition, engagement and/or monetization, but overall must be fun
  • Work with engineering and art teams to effectively implement new features and systems
  • Manage game systems, economics & mechanics
  • Modeling and tuning complex game systems using Excel
  • Provide clear feature documentation, diagrams, wireframes and/or prototypes
  • Analyze live data and player feedback to continually optimize the existing game experience
  • Assist in the writing of game editorial content, including fiction, descriptions, and tutorials

What you bring to the role:

  • 4+ years game design experience for a shipped product
  • Ability to analyze gameplay mechanics and feature designs
  • Experience and interest with player-driven economies
  • Able to design game systems, individual gameplay features & player progressions
  • Understanding of game balance, including statistics, virtual goods, economics and user motivations
  • Understanding of interaction design concepts and principles
  • Able to excel in an agile team environment
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Experience writing product specifications
  • A passion for playing and making video games
  • Bachelor's degree a plus; game design degree a plus