Senior Game Designer
Smoking Gun Interactive Inc
900 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, ca900 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, ca
1d ago

Job Description

Smoking Gun Interactive is looking for a talented, passionate individual with at least 5 years of industry experience in game design.

The ideal candidate has hands-on experience designing systems and balancing gameplay mechanics.A strong literacy in game design and the ability to clearly and concisely communicate ideas in both written and verbal forms is key.

A Senior Designer can work independently with little supervision and collaborate with other disciplines to deliver a high quality product.

Responsibilities :

  • Collaborate with a Lead Designer and Creative Director to deliver on the creative vision for the project
  • Help evangelize and communicate the design vision to the team
  • Build strong creative game designs that are original and imaginative
  • Work independently to develop, build, tune and document gameplay mechanics to final quality while adhering to the design vision of the product
  • Track and analyze game data, and create reports with suggested design changes based on gameplay data
  • Adjust game mechanics designs and tune to balance gameplay mechanics based on gameplay analytics
  • Collaborate with art and programming disciplines to achieve project goals
  • Maintain a high proficiency in workflows and pipelines, collaborating to improve tools and methodologies
  • Maintain a high level of quality in all aspects of their work
  • Take initiative in creative problem-solving and collaborating as needed to facilitate effective resolutions
  • Helping liaise between the design team and QA
  • Qualifications

  • 5 to 7 years experience as a game designer
  • Shipped at least 3 titles as a game designer
  • Experience tuning of complex gameplay systems
  • Experience with game analytics and running a live product
  • Experience with freemium game mechanics and monetization strategies
  • Demonstrable expertise in game mechanics design and tuning
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to communicate ideas clearly
  • Ability to accept and provide direction, work well under pressure, and handle multiple tasks
  • Self-driven, take initiative and work independently without supervision
  • Experience in understanding the market and target audience for mobile, online & console games
  • Works well under pressure and able to meet deadlines
  • Willingness to push the envelope and innovate within game parameters
  • Display a positive attitude, and passionate about gaming and striving to improve the quality of games
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