Senior Game Designer, Systems

Ekipa2 d.o.o. Ljubljana, Slovenia Full Time
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Most people think that numbers and creativity don’t go together. You know better. To you, mathematics is an art form. You have a hard-wired obsession with devising sophisticated game systems that strike a perfect balance between challenge and reward, maximizing both engagement and revenue. What’s more, you have the communication skills to present complex ideas clearly, not just to your colleagues across various teams and departments, but to the most important people of all – the players.

  • We polish and perfect every product we make so we'll give you the time you need to make your creations the very best they can be.
  • Create and collaborate with an amazing team to bring your ideas to life.
  • Focus on designing, innovating and having fun. You won't need to waste time with endless bureaucracy or admin here.
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Responsibilities
  • Design gameplay systems that maximize engagement while ensuring revenue and retention.
  • Understand market needs and user expectations, ensuring that the design elements developed contribute to creating a highly satisfactory product for our players.
  • Model complex, compelling game economies based on high-level game concepts.
  • Review game metrics and data with analysts and adjust economy models to tune the underlying numbers in order to optimize the gameplay experience and monetization.
  • Analyze, validate, and incorporate feedback from user tests into existing economy designs/balancing systems.
  • Communicate effectively with our multi-disciplinary team to ensure our intended goals are achieved.
  • Keep up to date with current trends and game design strategies.

Put your superpowers to work

Required skills
  • Creative mindset, with exceptional logical and analytical capabilities.
  • Ability to think from a player’s point of view and stay organized under pressure.
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas and theories with clarity, both in writing and verbally.
  • Capacity to understand mathematical modeling in game design, as well as an understanding of what the numbers mean in practice.
  • Ability to create and maintain balancing tools that accurately represent programmed systems, gameplay, or increased productivity.
  • Aptitude to perform in a team environment, as well as in an individual setting.
  • Willingness to have an open mind, adapting to feedback and iterative processes.

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Required experience
  • Over four years of professional experience in a designer role, preferably as a system or economy designer with at least two published titles.
  • Excellent knowledge of game design rules, game balancing, pacing, economy design, and monetization strategies for free-to-play games.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel.
  • In-depth knowledge of VBA would be a plus.

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What we offer
  • Employment relationship with Ekipa2 d.o.o. (a subsidiary of Outfit7) for an indefinite period of time, with a six-month probationary period.
  • Diverse work in a relaxed, international environment taking on exciting daily challenges as part of a talented young team.
  • The opportunity for personal and professional development.
  • Participation in attractive projects.

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Compensation

An attractive compensation package will be constructed, consisting of base salary and participation in profit sharing scheme.

Načrtovalec iger in igralnih sistemov (M/Ž)

Zahtevane so bogate izkušnje s področja načrtovanja iger in igralnih sistemov. Nudimo sklenitev delovnega razmerja za nedoločen delovni čas s šestmesečnim poskusnim delom v podjetju Ekipa2 d.o.o. v Ljubljani. Rok za prijavo: 15.11.2018

We believe in fun. We’re passionate about creating entertainment that brings people together from all over the world. Sound good? Then fill out our application form and become part of our creative adventure.

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