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Senior System/Progression Game Designer

Remote or Berlin, Germany
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Ekaterina Kosenko
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11-50 employees
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Senior System/Progression Game Designer

Remote or Berlin, Germany
META Games is a development studio creating mobile games for Esports fans and has already shipped a free-2-play game, regarded as the best esports manager game on the market. The company is expanding and counts among its investors and advisors some of the most reputable names in the sector.
Currently, Meta Games is looking for an experienced Game Designer to create authentic pocket experiences for true esports enthusiasts with our core team based in Berlin.

  • Designing game systems and progression mechanics, perfectly aligning them with the product vision and the company mission
  • Doing hands-on game design work: creating prototypes, working with UI and Art department to visualise ideas, bringing ideas to the state of elaborate documentation, running user tests, collecting feedback and improving on the design accordingly
  • Designing game systems and working closely with other designers to make sure that the overall design is consistent and seamless
  • Collaborate with Marketing, Product Owner and Community Management to develop and maintain a thorough understanding of the preferences and expectations of our target audience, while keeping a strong grip on the project’s core values
  • Team Up with the LiveOps department to make the game world dynamic, fun and authentic for the players
  • Mentoring other game designers, sharing your experience and knowledge and helping them grow
Must-have skills:
  • 5+ years of experience as a game designer in mid-core free-to-play mobile games. Shipped at least 2 mobile free-to-play titles in the game designer’s role
  • Perfect understanding of best practices of mobile mid-core free-to-play core-loop building, progression systems and sessioning. You know how to hook, retain and engage your players
  • Strong knowledge of the mobile games industry, being up to date on genre dynamics and latest trends and successes
  • Data-driven: knowing how to uncover problems by looking at KPIs, getting insights from the community and applying your design skills to solve these problems
  • Working with frameworks like MDA or PENS to develop a perfect understanding of your players’ needs and expectations
  • Experience working with UI artists where you shape the UX of your features by creating wireframes
  • Experience mentoring or leading other game designers
  • You like sparring ideas with your peers, leaving egos at the door
  • Excellent verbal and written English
Nice-to-have skills:
  • Passion for esports
  • Experience in management and the desire to organise working processes within your department and across multiple departments
Interview Process:
  • Intro call with Toughbyte
  • Intro call with the HR representative
  • Technical interview
  • Social fit interview with the team
  • Final call with co-founders to check on culture fit
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