Game Designer, Social Casino Games Mesmo, Inc.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED GSN is seeking an experienced and creative game designer to create thrilling game experiences for our large audience of social casino players. We are looking for someone who is an expert in designing engaging, well-balanced casino games with cutting edge social features. Reporting to the Creative Director, the position will work closely with game producers, artists, and engineers to build world-class games in an exciting collaborative environment.
Design next-gen social casino titles, develop and balance the underlying math models, and communicate those designs through well-written game design documents and feature specifications.
Use prototyping and playtesting to create innovative, engaging game mechanics that will delight our users and keep them coming back for more.
Collaborate with development teams to guide your designs from concept to execution, and then continue to iterate on those designs post-launch in response to live metrics and user feedback.
Analyze game data, market trends, and competing products to continuously improve the users? gaming experience.
Invent new original IP and extend existing high-end brands with new game products.
Stay current on industry trends including new game genres, game design best practices, and emerging technology.
Maintain the flexibility and perseverance needed to produce multiple rounds of designs in pursuit of the best possible user experience.
Collaborate with game producers and project managers to execute user testing and then assimilate consumer feedback to align products with strategic goals and consumer expectations.
Inspire the team with progressive thinking, creative innovation, and enthusiastic leadership.
Degree in Mathematics, Game Design, or Engineering; or equivalent work experience
3+ years of professional game design experience with a proven track record and experience working on casino titles; social and mobile experience is a big plus
Strong math skills and an ability to create balanced game designs within desired parameters for hit rate, payback percentages, and volatility
Great verbal, visual, and written communication skills and the ability to produce top-quality design documents, mockups, wireframes, and feature specifications
Demonstrable experience in taking games from concept to completion; experience iterating on designs post-launch is a big plus
A deep passion for games, an appetite for new challenges, and the ability to handle changes in product direction well
Up-to-date knowledge of current online, social, and casino game best practices
Openness to feedback and an ability to thrive in a collaborative, iterative, agile development environment
Strong analytic skills and the ability to interpret metrics data into design objectives
Familiarity with user testing methodologies and a willingness to embrace user feedback
An enthusiastic, passionate, performance-driven, self-starter that can multi-task
Clean design sense and a deep understanding of usability
Playable examples of past projects
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