Principal Player Investment Designer

Beautiful Location - Well-Known IP - Specialist Role

Job Type
Salary on application

Skillsearch is helping a gaming company find an experienced Principal Player Investment Designer to help create a variety of meaningful, rich and rewarding investment systems. This is a full-time role based in Amsterdam, and it comes with an attractive salary and benefits package.  

As a Player Investment Designer, you will design, prototype and implement systems that steer and incentivize player investment in our game world and characters. 

In your first few weeks in this Player Investment Designer role, you can expect to: 

  • Design, prototype and implement systems that steer and incentivise player investment in games and characters 
  • Find original ways to sustain player engagement while ensuring that the games can be enjoyed by players with diverse backgrounds for many years to come 
  • Devise unique mechanisms and objectives through which players can develop a close, personal bond with the studio's content 
  • Build long-term player engagement by balancing content quality and quantity. 

To apply, you will need 5+ years of experience as a Player Investment Designer with demonstrable experience working on features related to players’ long-term goals, rewards and investments. You will also require the following: 

  • At least one shipped game, preferably an online or multiplayer title, on any platform, where you were in design ownership of player investment systems 
  • Understanding of the technical limitations of an online environment 
  • The ability to work comfortably in a team environment, providing and receiving constructive criticism 
  • Self-motivation, able to take initiative. 

If you’re looking to make a positive impact and create change, possessing an inclusive and committed approach, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package. 

We'd love you to apply for this full-time Principal Player Investment Designer position in Amsterdam, so please get in touch with Andy from Skillsearch at today. 

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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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Andy Demetriou

Principal Game Design & Production Consultant

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!

Europe: +44 (0)1273 287 007

North America: +1 (437) 887 2477

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