Game Designer for Jam City (Toronto)

Job Detail

  • Job ID 537
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

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As a leading mobile games developer, Jam City is looking to “level up” our talent for our talent team in Toronto. We’re on the hunt for innovators who consider themselves dynamic, collaborative and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
PERKS & BENEFITS
Unlimited Vacation*
Employer Paid Benefits*
Additional Flex Healthcare Spending*
Parental leave and Kin care*
RRSP Matching*
Company Events such as movie night, trivia, game shows & more…
*Only applies to full-time positions.
We’re currently looking for a passionate Game Designer who loves data and has a great mind for bringing ideas from conception to fruition. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with some of the top creative and analytical talent in a highly profitable mobile game development studio with an array of perks and respect for employee quality of life and personal time.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Work with Senior and Lead Game Designers to transform ideas that originate from various sources into detailed and well-thought-out designs
    • Create high-quality documentation, wireframes, flows, and spreadsheets to explain the functionality and intents behind features
    • Own the documentation and configuration of in-game features, events, and other game data
    • Leverage live game data to propose engaging and creative gameplay features that will improve user experience, engagement, and monetization
    • Work directly with engineers, artists, and product managers throughout the lifecycle of owned features to ensure they are of the best for our users
    • Maintain awareness of current industry trends, patterns, and consumer preferences among competitors
    • Be a team player – everyone contributes ideas and we strive to function as a collaborative, supportive, results-focused group

QUALIFICATIONS

    • 3+ years of experience in mobile free-to-play game design
    • Strong game design documentation skills for a live service game
    • Strong configuration ability and game tuning for free-to-play games
    • Good knowledge of virtual goods and game monetization concepts
    • Good economic modeling and balance skills
    • Knowledge of the free-to-play market, and its past and current trends
    • Ability to work as part of a large team in sprints
    • Ability to collaborate with other members of the design team

NICE TO HAVE

    • Understanding of current trends in the mobile games industry with a focus on casual and social casino genres
    • Familiarity with scripting languages or other technical skills related to game development
    • Experience with Tableau, Unity, Adobe XD, JIRA, and Google Docs/Sheet/Slides
    • Strong math and spreadsheet skills

Required skills