Position
Experiential Game Designer Manchester
Description

Designing the next generation of games, bringing together traditional computer game concepts, LARP techniques and mobile gaming ideas with new innovations to create unique immersive gaming experiences.

Responsibilities
  • Using game concepts, develop a new form of immersive gaming utilising suite of innovative product offerings
  • Work with art, creative leadership, and other designers to create environments that adhere to the vision for the game.
  • Design, iterate, and polish levels through playtest with the team.
  • Envision and implement quest, encounter, and event content in editor.
  • Direct and support external level development.
  • Own conceptual design from start to finish.
  • Designing compelling game mechanics using modern mobile design principles.
  • Creating, balancing and tuning game mechanics, game difficulty and UI flow.
  • Creating levels and additional content using Unity, for new and existing games.
  • Driving long term player engagement by understanding mobile players needs and motivations.
  • Make smart use of analytics, heatmaps, and other data to inform level design and find and solve problems
  • Evolving and adapting game designs based on play testing, feedback and live metrics.
Qualifications
  • Commercial experience in a game design role with at least one published game.
  • Experience creating casual and/or mobile games.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of mobile free-to-play game monetisation and advertising techniques.
  • Ability to work creatively in a demanding team environment.
  • Absolute passion for playing and making experience focused games
  • Strong creative ideas and imagination, able to entertain players with challenges, humour, surprises and fun.
  • Positive attitude, self driven able to work alone or as part of a team.
  • Well versed in industry-standard editors and tools.
  • Able to communicate effortlessly with artists and other creative professionals to communicate your vision for the game world.
  • A believer in the power, reach, and potential of the next generation of gaming, even if you’ve never built one before.

Desirable

  • Unity experience.
  • Experience with C#
  • Creative writing skills.
  • Experience of mobile game live ops, A/B testing and telemetry.
  • Knowledge of mobile game market, trends, competition, platforms and app stores.
  • Experience with Maya/Max or comparable 3D tools a plus.
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Employment Type
Full Time
Duration of employment
Permanent
Industry
Themed Entertainment
Job Location
St Peter's Square, M50 2ST, Manchester, Salford, England
Date posted
March 17, 2019
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