Game Hive is building a new generation of casual mobile games. A people-and-fun-oriented studio, we are dedicated to creating games that tap into the interests of anyone and everyone! At Game Hive, we look towards innovation, invention and all-around epic-ness in not only our games, but also the people behind them. This is an opportunity to join a rapidly growing company, alongside a veteran team, working on some of the most popular titles in the mobile space.
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The Hero Profile (Role)
We are looking for a Game Designer with strong quantitative analytical capability to advance a globally recognized game to another level. The Game Designer will be responsible for creating new game content while also iterating on current gameplay mechanics. Strategic and analytical, you understand numbers and data. That, paired with your can-do attitude and proven leadership ability, you will be an integral part of the complete game design process. Numbers are your thing, and so are games.
What You’ll Be Doing
Making things happen! You pursue perfection and balance in every detail of a game
Polish and work on action gameplay, game balancing, economy, social features and reward structures within core game curves
Analyze real-time feedback and metrics, and adjust game designs accordingly
Provide actionable recommendations and work directly with programmers and artists to ensure game design mechanics and user experiences are correctly implemented
Write programs and analyses to calculate and report on mathematical features and balance of our games
Script stage mechanics, gameplay scenarios and prototypes
Be an advocate for players by designing features that exceed their expectations
Assist in the creation and maintenance of design documentation
Present conclusions in a clear, understandable and valuable manner both through oral presentation and easy-to-understand visual forms
Max Level Skills (Requirements)
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, mathematics, statistics, sciences, economics (or related disciplines)
Strong proficiency with scripting languages (e.g. Python, Matlab, Lua…)
Adept in Excel and spreadsheets
Aptitude for learning new technology, level editors and scripting languages.
Proven applied experience in querying large data sets and big data
Understands the importance of analysis transparency and reproducibility as best practices
Is on top of mobile game market trends and platforms
Creativity and an understanding of game mechanics (e.g. flow/pacing)
Knowledge of free-to-play game design fundamentals
Exceptional written and oral communication skills
Ability to translate game concepts into on-screen gameplay required
Willingness to be a hero!
Bonus points (Good to have, but not required):
Experienced in mobile game design and game editors (e.g. Unity)
Portfolio of personal game projects or game mods
Basic knowledge of C++
Coding knowledge and/or some amount of technical experience
Familiarity with idle clicker games
Build games and work on projects that you’ll be proud of!
Competitive salary and bonus
Comprehensive health/dental benefits package
Work in a fun, collaborative, feedback-focused, no BS environment
Regular paid team lunches, events, and other fun outings
Great office location and all the snacks and drinks you can consume to keep you fuelled
Join the Hive
Get with us by clicking on apply! Don’t forget to include your resume and cover letter, outlining why you're the super star we're looking for.
This is a full-time permanent position in our Toronto head office, located at 22 Adelaide Street West. Game Hive puts heavy value in diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please make it clear within your cover letter. We will review applications as they are received and look forward to hearing from you.
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