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Lead Game Designer

Cybercoders Los Angeles, CA
  • Expired: 18 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Lead Game Designer
- Those authorized to work in U.S. are encouraged to apply. Unable to sponsor at this time -

If you are a Lead Game Designer with 6+ years of game industry experience, please read on!

The Lead Game Designer will be responsible for the creative vision of a mobile, free-to-play game, & is responsible for communicating that vision to studio leadership & the development team including other Game Designers, Producers, Artist, Engineers, Product Managers.

To successfully execute the role, the candidate must have experience leading a full development team for iOS & Android platforms, provide appropriate design documents, have deep experience in game design theory & a working understanding of Unity.

The candidate will work with a supporting Game Design team, driving all feature design work to align with the overall product vision. The candidate will also work closely with the Producer & Product Manager to plan key features, live operations, & content updates.

The candidate will regularly communicate with studio leadership, assist in product play testing, & work with other team members to review the full mobile product. In addition, the candidate must be able to take notes from multiple sources & be able to incorporate the feedback into revised game content & features.
What's In It for You
- Unlimited Vacation, Paid Sick Days & Holidays
- 100% Employee Covered Medical, Dental, Vision Plan Base Plan
- Life Insurance, 401k, Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Benefits & More
- Catered Lunches & Well-stocked Kitchens
- Yoga & Wellness Activities
- Happy Hours
- Company Events
What You Will Be Doing
- Develop & own the overall vision for a free-to-play (F2P) mobile game from concept, development to live operations
- Daily coordination with Production, Art, Tech, Game Design, & other teams
- Define all game features & create relevant game design documentation.
- Ensure implementation of features are built according to design specs & creative quality.
- Decide on needed iterations through playtesting, usability, & live ops
- Partner with other designers to develop high quality content in line with the game's overall creative vision
- Design new game features & feature enhancements that drive user acquisition, increased retention, & monetization
- Lead supporting Game Designers & provide mentoring & growth
- Take concepts from one-pagers to complete game designs with the help of your team
- Participate in prototype efforts to prove-out early design concepts
- Present new game concepts, designs & stories to executive leadership & stakeholders
- Continually research market trends, & incorporate up-to-the-minute features & strategies
What You Need for this Position
- 6+ years of game industry experience
- 2+ years of experience designing mobile games as a Senior or Lead Designer
- 1+ years of experience designing F2P games
- At least one mobile game shipped as a Senior or Lead Designer
- Experience with Unity
- Bachelor's Degree
- Passion for video games a must!
- Drive to build a creative, world-class design culture
- Affinity for Disney/Pixar is a plus
- Prototyping experience is a plus
- Ability to communicate your designs and vision to colleagues from different professional backgrounds
- Thorough understanding of games' commercial appeal, and motivations to different player demographics
- Strong aptitude for free-to-play (F2P) games
- Takes accountability and ownership of projects from start to finish
- Problem solver, results oriented, self-motivated and disciplined
- Able to multi-task like a pro
- Ability to take direction
So, if you are a Lead Game Designer with 6+ years of game industry experience, please apply today!
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Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.



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