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Game Designer

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Our client, an emerging organization in the Gaming industry is seeking a Game Designer for a permanent opportunity. This person will have a passion for creating great mobile and web games!!

This role provides a fabulous opportunity for rapid growth and creative influence in an execution-focused environment.

• You are a hardcore gamer and enjoy mobile games
• Have experience documenting game designs and have managed the economy/monetization components using traditional game design document formats and nontraditional technical specifications
• Worked closely with design teams to develop a framework for a successful live game operations
• Excellent knowledge of monetization in F2P games
• Managed pricing of virtual goods and balance
• Understand the principles of free vs. paid currency in game economy
• Designed game features that monetize and re-engage players
• Reviewed in-game currency usage, earning, and purchasing
• Worked with the design team to analyze those metrics
• Drove new initiatives for monetizing the customer base
• Created game mechanics to improve future & current app titles
• Able to pitch game ideas to the development team, to gain "buy-in"

Desired Skills & Experience

• Have 2+ years experience as a mobile game and monetization designer or similar role
• Knowledge and understanding of game design fundamentals, soft and hard currencies and in-app purchases
• Strong mathematical and analytical skills
• Familiar with mobile operating systems (e.g. iOS, Android, Blackberry 10).
• Experience with free-to-play ("Freemium") games.
• Have an understanding with UX and UI layout.
• Excellent grasp in documentation tools (Google Docs, Jira, Microsoft Word, etc.).
• Strong hands-on experience with development team members (namely artists and engineers).
• Self-motivated, team player with very strong work ethic and cooperative attitude.
• Excellent organization skills and ability to multi-task priorities.
• Strong communication and writing skills.
• Enthusiastic to receive design feedback from the development team.
• Passion for making great games.
• Bachelor's degree in Game Design, Finance, Math, Statistics, or related field

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