Senior Video Game Designer

SENIOR VIDEO GAME DESIGNER JOB DESCRIPTION

ROLE – The primary function of the Senior Video Game Designer is to be a part of and contribute to a talented team of game designers, assist the Lead Game Designer and to consistently deliver projects that are creatively and commercially successful.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Solid understanding of core game mechanics
  • Appreciation and understanding of a wide variety of game genres
  • Stays up to date with the current state of the game industry
  • Highly knowledgeable of current best reviewed and best selling games
  • Solid understanding of the creative process
  • Ability to effectively communicate game design concepts to the design and other teams
  • Support and endorse a team approach to creativity and innovation
  • Work on a variety of games and platforms (casual to mid core & mobile/PC/Console)
  • Assists Lead Game Designer with a variety of team management responsibilities¬†

SKILLS:

  • Work independently and within a team concept
  • Enjoy a variety of game design tasks (core mechanic, level, UI/UX, balancing, monetization, testing, etc.)
  • Enjoys working on a wide variety of¬†video game genres
  • Strong knowledge of current acquisition, retention & monetization mechanics
  • Strong knowledge of software, art and sound development processes
  • Ability to consistently deliver high quality games that make a difference
  • Strong research skills
  • Excellent documentation skills (MS Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Strong organizational and people¬†management skills

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a video game designer
  • Minimum 5 published video game titles on iOS, Android, PC/Mac or console
  • Experience communicating across disciplines (art, sound, tech)
  • College or university diploma, certificate or degree or equivalent experience
  • Must complete our entry creative test

RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports to: Lead Game Designer

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Email your CV/Resume to: careers@koolhausgames.com
  • Thank you!