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Senior Game Designer at Hyperhippo


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Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    February 29, 2024
  • Location
  • Expiration date
  • Industry
    Software Development, UI/UX
  • Qualification
    Professional Certificate, Bachelor Degree (B.Sc.)
  • Career Level
    Mid, Senior

Job Description

The Senior Game Designer will drive the development of games from a gameplay perspective and be a creative voice guiding and providing day-to-day expertise with our current and future products.

This dynamic role offers the opportunity to guide the design process from inception to live operations, ensuring that each game reaches its fullest potential and maintains player engagement over time. If the idea of being at the forefront of game design, shaping immersive experiences from conception through to long-term success ignites your passion, then this is the perfect opportunity for you to thrive!

A Senior Game Designer’s Impact
Lead the game design (and team) of Mobile Free-to-Play projects from concept and production through launch, transitioning to live services
Design live events, release new content, optimize experiences, and improve the game through data-lead insights
Apply deep knowledge of the Free-to-Play model and effectively translate it into systems, mechanics and improvements – including monetization, retention, engagement and social
Help build great teams, not just games – our people are our most precious asset and you understand how to lead, collaborate with, motivate and empower high-calibre people to be their best
Use market insights (comparative research, deconstruction of live games, benchmark data analysis) to inform decisions, building on great products while helping us to innovate new ideas
Support product planning by contributing to backlog creation, feature, sound and asset lists.

Your Track Record Includes
5+ years of industry experience designing mobile games
Has led the design of at least one launched mobile game from inception
Has experience as designer on a game in live operations
Vast understanding of games, economy/balance, design and game mechanics
Impeccable communication skills
Expertise with user acquisition, player retention, engagement and monetization KPI’s, as well as how to translate analytics into actionable game features and balancing improvements
Experience with microtransactions and F2P core game loops, and how they relate
Knowledge of trends in mobile gaming, with other markets being a plus
Strong mathematical abilities & spreadsheet balancing skills a plus