Senior Game Designer

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 158622

Position Title: Sr Game Designer

External Description:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets.

We are seeking a Senior Designer for our announced project. The ideal candidate has hands-on experience designing systems and balancing gameplay mechanics. A strong literacy in game design and the ability to clearly and concisely communicate ideas in both written and verbal forms is key.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Create design documentation that clearly and concisely communicates the requirements and the vision of the system
  • Design rules and parameters for features and systems
  • Implement, tune, and balance game systems, economies, and progression
  • Optimize and find solutions to technical and production constraints
  • Collaborate with Programmers and Data to develop and refine systems
  • Follow up on features post-launch to improve, add, or remove components.
  • Analyze data and player feedback to continually optimize and improve the existing game experience
  • Maintain a high proficiency in workflows and pipelines, collaborating to improve tools and methodologies
  • Iterate on live features by evaluating player sentiment, reviewing telemetry data, and proposing and implementing updates
  • Work closely with Live Ops and Data to design, prototype, and foster core gameplay systems, including player mechanics, game mechanics, game modes and inventory systems
  • Mentor and lead junior designers

 

Skills and experience

  • 5+ years of mobile game design experience, including 1+ with systems design experience
  • Proven ability to create innovative gameplay systems and to enhance existing ones
  • Experience with game analytics and developing monetization strategies
  • Experience designing and building progression and engagement systems.
  • A working knowledge of data and analytics and its application on game tuning.
  • Great collaborator with familiarity with RPG, BCG, and action genres on mobile
  • Strong understanding of classic gaming campaign and multiplayer modes and systems
  • Passion for playing games and understanding the systems that drive them
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the documentation of technical designs

 

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Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

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Date Opened: 2019-11-14 23:20:30.433

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