Games Designer (All levels)

Athena Studio
40A Lam Sơn, Phường 2, Tan Binh, Ho Chi Minh
9 days ago

Top 3 Reasons To Join Us

  • MacBook Pro/Extra screens & Remote Work policy
  • Premium health insurance package for you, relative
  • Company Trip 4-5*, Yoga, Gym/Fitness/English club

Job Description

We are looking for talented game designers who have a great passion for puzzle/casual/arcade game genre. She/he will be working with awesome team members toward a designated goal under the supervision of a PM. His/her main tasks are:

- Research and select promising ideas to create prototypes that can bring great experience to players of the puzzle genre

- Detailing the gameplay ideas into Game Design Document

- Design and balance game system in-game economy, difficulty progression.

- Design levels for puzzle games.

- Monitor and analyze game performance and user data to improve existing features and game KPI metrics.

- Leading the collaborative process with other designers, artists, engineers to transform game concepts into high-quality products with strong player engagement, retention, and monetization.

- Continuously review development progress to ensure the final product quality meets the high expectations.

- Improve existing features or deliver new features into existing games: increase KPI metrics.

- Leading the A/B Test effort to find out more insight, and share with others.

Nice to have if you have experience in Product Owner position:

- Backlog Planning (Refine/Grooming)

* Break Game Design Document into smaller components

* Set goals, priorities and assign issues & related tasks for each sprint.

- Sprint Planning & sprint review: Prepare document before the meeting

Your Skills and Experience

- Knowledge about Game mechanics, game flow, tool support for game designing.
- At least 1-year experience in Analytics, statistical, probability skill
- Graduated from University that requires Math, Probability, Logic skill
- Prototyping or ideation know-how
- Knowledge about Games statistics & tracking
- Plus:
* User psychology & biology
* Statistic in casual games (hybrid monetization model)
* Background in technical or programming
* Knowledge about Mobile game market, game trending especially in casual and puzzle genre

- Drive for result, Self-motivated & Self-organized
- Self-critique and accept outside critique
- Identify and solve issues proactively
- Keen eye for details
- Passion for playing and making games
- Sense of responsibility and teamwork spirit
- Blending between Player Focus + Innovation + Decision Making
- Superb communication skills, both verbal and written
- Plus
* Experience shipped one or more puzzle/arcade/casual games
* Game balancing, including in-game economies and difficulty progression
* Ability to create a prototype by yourself with any creation software or game engine (Unity3d, cocos, Game Maker,...)
* A dedicated balance between left/right brain

Why You'll Love Working Here

  • Great facility to work. You will have a MacBook and extra high definition screens
  • Remote work 12 days / Annual leave 12 days / Sick leave 2 days
  • Labor insurance (social, health, unemployed)
  • Premium health insurance package for you and your relatives
  • Annual health check-up at premium clinic
  • Development opportunity: sponsorship for all training course include Business English...
  • Interesting workout activities: gym/fitness, yoga, kick-boxing, football after work
  • Attractive signing bonus for important positions
  • With regular discussions with the CEO, founders and executives of the company, you will have a lot of opportunities to learn from experts in their fields
  • Annual bonus and project bonus
  • International opportunity to expose and grow
  • Professional, creative working environment and talented teams, equal-opportunities & agile culture
  • At least one abroad travel every year. We often send our elites to international conferences like GDC, WWDC, Google I/O... to update the latest technology
  • 1-2 Annual Luxury Company Trip, Team Building
  • Free food & drinks, kitchen at work, PlayStation & billiards corner
  • Friday evening party, happy hours, team activities and awesome parties
  • Remaining Annual leave will be transferred to next working year
  • Additional allowance, gifts for birthdays, giving-birth, weddings, illness, Mid-Autumn Festival, Lunar New Year, 1/1, 1/5, 1/6…
  • Paternity Leave policy offers more than 10 days Paid leave, not including days-off.
  • Free parking
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