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Jam City

Game Designer

United States

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As a leading mobile games developer, Jam City is looking to “level up” our talent. We're searching for innovators who consider themselves dynamic, collaborative, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

PERKS & BENEFITS

Competitive salaries

Benefits

Professional Development Opportunities

Flexibility

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are looking for a Game Designer to bring their game design skills to our #1 mobile hit game Disney Emoji Blitz! On this project, you'll have the opportunity to work with world class IPs from Disney, Pixar, and Lucasfilm!

In this role, the candidate will support the live operations content team, designing event content and prizes, define sales/merchandise and special releases, all of which is critical to the ongoing success of the game. Further, the candidate must have demonstrated experience in mobile free to play, have a deep understanding in game design theory, and be well versed with current mobile game top-performing mobile games and features.

Open to fully remote candidates.

Qualified applicants will be expected to complete a Game Design test.

RESPONSIBILITIES
 Collaborate with the live ops Design team and Product Managers to define content roadmaps for gameplay events and merchandising.
 Creatively theme events to reflect key Disney, Pixar, and Lucasfilm releases such as new films, shows, seasonal themes, or other product releases.
 Creatively solve concerns and feedback from IP stakeholders, while maintaining the vision of our product.
 Define event, prize, and other content data to hit target tuning rates.
 Implement content using proprietary tools and Unity.
 Usher content from high level concepts, live releases, and OTA updates.
 Playtest events to ensure content is built according to specs, tuning targets, and creative quality.
 Learn the library of existing Emoji's, past event conceits, and collection motivations to guide content planning for merchandising and event theming.
 Learn the various Events systems in the game, to understand which pair best with which characters and IPs.
 Coordinate with other development pods so new Emoji characters and features align with planned Event content.
 Participate in various design brainstorms.
 Provide well thought, actionable feedback to other designers.
 Research trends, propose, and incorporate latest features and strategies.
QUALIFICATIONS
 3+ years of game industry design experience.1+ year of work experience designing mobile free-to-play (F2P) puzzle games, with at least one shipped F2P title.
 Experience with live operations process, timelines, content, and planning.
 Experience working with Product Managers, and understanding how to balance a high-quality, fun player experience with business and KPI goals.
 Experience analyzing data to inform game design decisions and tuning.
 Experience writing detailed design specs and the ability to communicate your designs and vision to colleagues across different disciplines. 
 Understanding player motivations, including those outside your personal gamer demographic.
 No-ego personality. 
 Our team has a strong culture of trust, cooperation, and collaboration.
 Working knowledge of Unity.

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Job details

Title

Game Designer

Employer

Jam City

Location

United States

Published

March 26, 2024

Application deadline

April 25, 2024

Job type

Expert

Field

ML, AI, Data Science

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