Game Designer *

Berlin, Germany
Employee
Product / Design

We are looking for an experienced Game Designer who has a passion for mobile games in the free-to-play space. Join our team to create a fun, engaging, and outstanding player experience.

At GameDuell, you will collaborate across disciplines to create compelling and high-quality experiences for our players by articulating design choices in terms of player experience and motivations. You will create and maintain documentation of design solutions. With your knowledge of the casual player and market, in addition to the challenges of designing games that have a broad appeal, you will create features that entertain and delight our players.

The passion for creating high-quality games and the focus on a superior customer experience have made GameDuell one of the largest cross-platform games communities. Since 2003, more than 130 million players have played with us and we offer a broad portfolio of over 40 casual online skill games.

We are an ecological and socially sustainable company. We have our very own “Green Team” within the company. Our Green Team implements ideas and initiatives to help protect our environment and for charity.

Tasks

Your tasks

  • Be a creative design partner in defining and sharpening the game vision and high-level experience, in collaboration with the product and production team
  • Identify new features for our games and make recommendations to the production team to successfully execute Live Ops and prioritize roadmaps for existing games (game mechanics, features, and content design)
  • Take ownership of game design during implementation to ensure delivery happens “as designed”, including troubleshooting design issues from a creative standpoint
  • Participate in the planning and execution of cohesive and scalable gameplay experiences
  • Iterate, balance, and tune gameplay features based on KPIs and feedback
  • Work together with the User Research team to leverage the feedback and data of our players to sharpen your design hypotheses and lessons
  • Create clear and complete game design documentation for the team and stakeholders
  • Collaborate closely with cross-discipline teams to prototype and implement game features or content to iterate and validate design and pitch game concepts clearly and effectively

Requirements

What we expect

  • Minimum 3 years of working experience shipping casual F2P mobile titles from pre-production to live-ops; be immersed in the gaming world, know the market und current trends
  • Fun gameplay: Understand the player and voice their emotional experience in your work, approaching game design by putting the player first – gamer at heart
  • Understand player and business needs to make informed, clear, data-driven decisions to improve game engagement, retention, and monetization
  • Experience writing clear and concise game design documentation, specs, user flows, and feature documentation
  • Excellent communication and critical thinking skills; ability to identify and solve key problems creatively with minimal guidance
  • Passionate, curious, self-motivated, task driven, and open to constructive criticism

Benefits

What we offer

  • Engaging tasks and new exciting challenges
  • Independent work with interesting possibilities for your personal development
  • Working directly with cross-discipline teams
  • A creative, casual, and multicultural workplace right in the city center of Berlin (Includes free soft drinks, fruit, pool table, table tennis, game events, sports courses, a sunny rooftop terrace, and much more)
  • Competitive compensation package, we offer relocation support
  • Flexible working hours
  • Mobile office during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

As a games community, we take our social responsibility seriously. We are co-founders of the “Leaders for Climate Action” and have committed ourselves to becoming carbon neutral. 

  • We pay attention to environmental friendly and resource-efficient standards when purchasing our office and food supplies
  • We match your charity donations
  • Join our “Green Team” and you can actively engage with charities and help to protect our environment by directly taking part in many of our green initiatives
  • Social responsibility begins with each of us. Our corporate culture is characterized by mutual trust and respect. Our open and international team welcomes and respects diversity

Contact us

Say "hello" to our recruiter Chi!

We look forward to receiving your application. Please send your application including possible starting date as PDF with the subject ‘Game Designer *’.

*GameDuell is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices. Any terms referring to people are valid for all genders whether male, female, or diverse.

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Job ID: 3450289
About GameDuell
GameDuell – Bringing people together to have a good time with games The passion for creating high-quality games and the focus on superior customer experience have made GameDuell one of the largest cross-platform games communities in the world. With millions of registered players across all platforms the Berlin based company counts among the leading casual and social games providers in the Western markets. Founded in 2003 by Kai Bolik, Michael Kalkowski and Boris Wasmuth GameDuell offers a broad portfolio of over 40 casual online games, mostly developed in-house, such as Fluffy, Maya Pyramid, Bubble Speed, Jungle Jewels and game classics like Hearts, Solitaire and Pool. GameDuell is expanding strongly across different platforms and offers its competitive games on the popular game site as well as on social networks and mobile devices.
51-200 employees
Information Technology and Services
Berlin, Germany
Berlin, Germany
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