(Senior) Game Systems Designer (all genders)

Department: Game Systems Design
Level: Experienced Professionals
Location: Hamburg or Remote

Join us as (Senior) Game Systems Designer and become a part of our unique success story! At Goodgame Studios we optimize our products continuously and thoroughly by measuring improvements in numbers and data. We are bringing together quantitative player behavior and quantified community feedback to support our decisions, and developing the best solutions for our business and customers.

Brief summary

As a (Senior) Game Systems Designer (all genders), you will have the opportunity to contribute to the success of our big legacy games Goodgame Empire, Empire: Four Kingdoms, and Big Farm. High targets motivate you and help you to develop innovative ideas for new and old features, always striving to bring our players the best gaming experience while balancing business needs. You will work together with our development team to find smart solutions to integrate your ideas into our games. Your initiative, strong communication skills and assertiveness help you to achieve success.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and maintain innovative and compelling features and gameplay systems that maximize engagement while ensuring monetization and retention
  • Analyze the game economy and develop solutions to ensure we hit our target KPIs
  • Optimize game features and events based on data and user feedback
  • Transfer successful game mechanics from seemingly different game genres
  • Remain updated on current trends and game design strategies

Requirements:

  • Several years experience in the design of MMO free-to-play games, with a focus on game balancing
  • University degree in a relevant field (game design, math, psychology) is a plus
  • Very good knowledge of Excel, Google Sheets or similar
  • High ability to understand player’s motivations and merge them with business needs to design powerful MMO features
  • A love and passion for a wide variety of game genres
  • Very good written and spoken English

We offer:

  • It’s best at home, but your colleagues shouldn’t be missing either? We offer you full flexibility: Work remotely throughout Germany and meet your team every quarter in person or come to Hamburg and work from our modern office in Hamburg with roof terrace, cafeteria, common rooms, gaming and lounging area etc. or take a lap in the swimming pool on our beautiful campus
  • You join a supportive team in a pragmatic, yet challenging environment, with short communication processes and flat hierarchies, perfect for growing your skills
  • You will be working with multidisciplinary colleagues from the entire production lifecycle, developing and operating two very successful free-to-play games on mobile and web
  • The team has many years of experience with live operations and a long-term strategy that keeps the players‘ excitement and engagement in mind
  • Free access to fresh fruits, snacks and drinks

During this difficult time of the Covid-19 pandemic, the safety of our employees and everyone else is of utmost importance to us which is why we switched to a solely virtual recruiting process for the time being. We are still hiring and happy to receive your application in English (cover letter, CV, references, degree)!#Stayhome #Stayhealthy

Your contact person for this job offer is Juliane Voigtländer.

Goodgame Studios is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage and support diversity and welcome all qualified applications.

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About Us

Goodgame Studios is a leading free-to-play, online games development company. We operate across web and mobile platforms and cater to over 500 million registered users worldwide. With a rich talent pool of employees from more than 40 nations, we are among the largest German employers in the gaming software industry. Our aim is clear: We want to entertain millions of players around the world with our games, therefore we joined the Stillfront AB in 2018. Stillfront AB is a group of independent creators, publishers and distributors of digital games – with a vision to become the leading group of indie game creators and publishers.