Game Designer (Level Design)

Scopely

Barcelona, ES
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 01/01/2021
  • Website: scopely.com
  • Company Address: 3530 Hayden Ave. Ste. A, Culver City, CA, 90232

About Scopely

Founded in 2011, Scopely partners and collaborates with elite game developers and global entertainment companies to bring industry-leading distribution and monetization technology to free-to-play games. Scopely oversees marketing, analytics, ads, business development, live ops, quality assurance, community management, and more, empowering developers to focus on building and refining great gameplay experiences to earn the loyalty and love of millions of players around the world.

Job Description

We are looking for a talented and experienced Game Designer who is excited to define and guide the creation of amazing user experiences for our players. If you are a great team player, with a passion for mobile game development and want to participate in the future of Scopely, we would love to hear from you!

 

Our ideal Game Designer will report to the Director of Product. You will work closely with our Art team, Product Managers and Engineers to design and previsualize new gameplay, content and economy tunings to the game. At Scopely we continuously invest in our franchises to make them better and more successful products year after year.

 

What you will do:

  • Understand players' needs and motivations to inform design decisions
  • Keep a Product Owner mentality, ensuring designs meet the player’s needs, the franchise strategy and the business goals
  • Drive feature success by tuning and maximize player reception via tuning and content design.
  • Apply and maintain a unified user flow throughout gameplay systems and features
  • Encourage the creativity of the entire team to craft new features and obtain valuable learnings
  • Assist in game design including: feature specifications, user flows, previews, prototypes
  • Ensure that game information is well conveyed through the various user interfaces
  • Be always up to date with the most recent market trends and best practices to ensure the best possible execution of our roadmap, and to bring new ideas to the table
  • Collaborate with artists, technical artists and engineers to continuously improve how we carry designs from concept into final implementation
  • Iterate using player and team feedback to optimise for simplicity, comprehension, and function

 

What you will need:

  • Experience working as a Designer in gaming or mobile gaming  
  • Understand core challenges of mobile UI
  • Ability to work well within a dynamic, cross-discipline, and iterative team environment
  • Skilled in excel and/or systems design
  • Self-motivated and collaborative, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Positive and collaborative, no ego, attitude and an ability to receive and provide objective and useful feedback.
  • Awareness of current trends in casual mobile games
  • Ability to develop and communicate complex systems on Core, Meta and Social layers
  • Experience with user centric design / brainstorms
  • Consistent record of managing content/designs on live games
  • Experience designing and extracting learnings from A/B tests
  • You’re someone who is self-motivated, who thrives in an agile environment
  • You have deep passion for creating polished, innovative gameplay experiences for casual mobile games
  • You bring deep knowledge of game design and design theory
  • Strong communications skills, both in-person and remotely

 

Pluses

  • Experience in casual social games with deep customization and meta progression systems
  • Experience as both a Designer and/or Product Manager

 

About Scopely:

Scopely is a leading mobile games company home to many top-grossing, award-winning franchises including Scrabble® GO, MARVEL Strike Force, Star Trek™ Fleet Command, Looney Tunes™ World of Mayhem, WWE Champions, The Walking Dead: Road To Survival™, YAHTZEE® With Buddies and Wheel of Fortune®: Free Play, among others. Scopely creates rewarding, immersive games that empower a directed-by-consumer experience. Founded in 2011, Scopely is fueled by a world-class team and a proprietary technology platform that personalizes gameplay at scale across one of the most diversified portfolios in the west. Recognized in Fast Company’s ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’ and #2 on Deloitte’s ‘Technology Fast 500’ as one of the fastest-growing companies in North America, Scopely has achieved more than $1 billion in lifetime revenue by creating game experiences that are an important part of people’s lives. Scopely has global operations in Los Angeles, Barcelona, Boulder, Dublin (DIGIT game studio), London and Tokyo, with additional studios in seven countries across four continents. For more information, visit scopely.com. 

 

Scopely is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, family or parental status, gender identity, veteran, or disability status, or other protected status.

Candidate information will be treated in accordance with our candidate privacy notice which can be found here: https://scopely.com/scopely-candidate-privacy-notice/

 

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