Game Designer

Legacy Mobile Title - Remote Across Canada within EST - Systems/Economy Focus

Location
Toronto
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Salary on application

Do you have game design experience, and are you seeking a new job in Canada? Skillsearch is helping a gaming company find a Game Designer, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package.  

As a Game Designer, you will be responsible for creating new game content and features while iterating on current gameplay mechanics. 

To give you an idea of how this flexible role would look and feel, here are some of the things you could expect to do: 

  • Transform ideas from the Product Owner into detailed and clear designs, communicated through documentation, spreadsheets and flows 
  • Develop features for the core gameplay, owning the balance and progression of the game 
  • Create epic game experiences and progression, using rewards and monetization as driving factors 
  • Provide actionable recommendations and work directly with programmers and artists to ensure game design mechanics and user experiences are correctly implemented. 

The ideal candidate will understand the value of metrics-driven design, approaching game design with retention and engagement in mind. You will be familiar with all the top mobile titles, specifically in the casual, f2p space. You will also need experience in projects at all stages of development, from prototyping, through production, to live ops. 

In return for your skills, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package, including comprehensive health, dental and vision benefits, continuous education and access to the technology you need to do great things (hardware and software, PLUS an extra spend to use on your home office set up). 

We'd love you to apply for this full time Game Designer position in Canada, so please contact Andy from Skillsearch at ad@skillsearch.com today. 

Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Principal Game Design & Production Consultant Andy Demetriou

Andy leads our Game Design and Production division on our games team and his favourite games are narrative-based, survivor horror and strategy so Andy is a great person to have on your side during a zombie apocalypse! Aside from gaming, his spare time is dedicated to trying lasagne from as many different Italian restaurants as humanly possible. We all support his pursuit of this mission during office lunchtimes - especially if there are leftovers! Get in touch with Andy for all your lasagne, apocalypse and Game Design/Production needs!

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