Game Systems Designer

Job typeGame Design, Game Development/Publishing
BusinessWB Games
LocationUnited States, California, Carlsbad, United States, California, San Diego
TypeFull Time
Posted DateFeb. 11, 2021

The Position

WB Games San Diego is looking for a Game Systems Designer to design and tune game systems and economies for a new AAA, free-to-play, cross-platform game.

What part will you play?

  • Work with the design team and creative leaders to develop new game systems and mechanics
  • Create design documents and specifications outlining game systems and requirements to the dev team
  • Generate multiple potential design solutions and communicate tradeoffs between them
  • Balance game systems and mechanics for a multiplatform free-to-play game
  • Design, tune and maintain the economy for a new free-to-play game from development to live ops
  • Work closely with engineering and art to develop and deliver against the design vision
  • Collaborate with product managers and consumer insights to test and validate design assumptions
  • Assess new market trends, features, technologies and emerging techniques to stay competitive

What do we require?

  • 3+ years experience designing game systems for new or live free-to-play games
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience working on a live free-to-play game; designing and balancing content, systems, economies and gameplay loops for both engagement and monetization
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the free-to-play market on all platforms
  • Masterful use of spreadsheets (Excel, Numbers or Google Sheets)
  • Expertise in generating high and low-level documentation (PowerPoint, Google Slides, Google Docs, Word)
  • Effective use of visual communication tools in communicating designs (Visio, Lucidchart, Visio, etc)
  • Active free-to-play game player who can translate experiences and observations into product insights and learnings
  • Strong written and verbal communication to allowing you to work effectively within your team, across disciplines and with key stakeholders
  • Excellent critical, analytical and feedback skills
  • Experience in scripting and Unreal Engine a plus
  • A deep love of video games

Your information will now be submitted via our parent company’s site, TimeWarner.com.