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Lead Game Designer

Multiple Locations: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia • Edmonton, Alberta, Canada • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada • Austin, Texas, United States • Redwood City, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 173865

Position Title: Game Designer II

External Description:

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.

We are looking for an experienced Game Designer II to help design and implement new content and game features. This is a mid-level role for a Game Designer with 5-6 + years of experience looking for a role where they can develop their mobile game design skills and mentor junior designers in the team. The ideal candidate will have proven substantial experience designing and balancing compelling content on live mobile games! 

Key Responsibilities

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

Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years of experience in mobile game design
  • Demonstrable content creation skills
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent in relevant field
  • Experience iterating on live features based on player feedback and telemetry data

What's in it for you?

We want EA to be the ultimate destination to make great content and experiences. Everything we're doing here is about creating a culture, environment, and company where you can do the best work of your career – so there's that. There's also:

  • A health allowance, to cover the cost of private health insurance for you and your family
  • Life and salary continuance insurance
  • An employee assistance program, including coaching and therapy sessions to support your wellbeing
  • An inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents and carers
  • 17.5% annual leave loading – yes, we'll pay you extra to take a break!
  • Bonus end of year leave days – time off between Christmas and New Years, no annual leave necessary
  • Volunteer leave and charitable donation matching
  • A fitness reimbursement program – $$ to go towards your fitness expenses (memberships and at home equipment)
  • Free EA games, of course!

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts is an innovative tech company that creates incredible experiences for millions of players around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need innovative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

EEOText: About EA We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game. Electronic Arts 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, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2022-05-27 02:47:02.567

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. 

 

We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. 

 

Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game.

 

Electronic Arts 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, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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