Associate Game Designer - VEGA Conflict (Entry Level)

Game Production San Francisco, California


Description

Have you dreamt of the opportunity to get your foot in the door of a successful gaming studio and become an actual Game Designer? Well, this is it! 

VEGA Conflict, KIXEYE's cross-platform MMORTS is seeking an entry level Game Designer to join the ranks and create incredible gameplay experiences.  You will work closely with our team leads on new feature development, strategy, and content implementation. You will balance both quantitative and qualitative insights to design and optimize smart, engaging features for our active and growing user base.

What you get to do every day:

  • Help manage the creative direction of a game throughout development and 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, and 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 existing game experience
  • Assist in writing of game editorial content, including fiction, descriptions, and tutorial

What you bring to the role:

  • Ability to analyze gameplay mechanics and feature designs
  • Interest in player-driven economies
  • Understanding of game balance, including statistics, virtual goods, economics, and user motivations
  • 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 required; game design degree a plus