Senior Game Designer

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Requisition Number: 159753

Position Title: Sr Game Designer

External Description:

We are EA and we make games – how cool is that? In fact, we entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is hard work. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

The Studio

Electronic Arts’ Firemonkeys Studio in Melbourne, Australia is highly regarded throughout the industry as a leading mobile game studio.  We release new meaningful updates on a regular basis for games such as Real Racing 3, The Sims FreePlay, Need for Speed, and The Sims Mobile.

The Role

We are looking for a Senior Game Designer to design and implement new content and game features for our live service mobile games. If you’re a Senior Game Designer with 7-9+ years of experience in mobile game design we’d love to hear from you. Management or mentoring experience would be extremely valuable for this role to help drive our team of talented game designers forward. The ideal candidate for this role will have extensive experience designing and balancing compelling features on live mobile games and a passion for the industry!

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver on the game vision as set by the Creative Director and Product Owners
  • Create innovative and engaging designs and prototypes
  • Maintain accurate documentation of design solutions
  • Work with development team to ensure content and features are delivered to the highest quality
  • Create and tune content at appropriate levels for all our players
  • Balance game economies for accessibility, engagement, and monetization
  • Mentor and provide feedback to other game designers
  • Remain current on industry design trends

Skills and Experience

  • 7-9+ years of experience in mobile game design
  • Designed and developed major game systems for at least one shipped mobile title
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in relevant field
  • Experience maintaining economies in Excel or similar spreadsheet tools
  • Experience iterating on live features based on player feedback and telemetry data

The Perks

  • Modern studio, located next to Southern Cross Station
  • Subsidised health care programme and gym allowance
  • Excellent employee benefits, bonuses and share options
  • Subsidised games and consoles, with additional games available to take home to play
  • Fully stocked kitchen for breakfast, lunch, fresh fruit and hot drinks
  • Friday night socials and regular team building outings

How to Apply

To apply, please click the apply now button. To learn more about a career with EA, please visit https://www.ea.com/careers. 

EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.

 

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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: 2020-01-31 05:23:54.13

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