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Lead Game Designer

Electronic Arts

San Francisco, CA 5 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Lead Game Designer Responsibilities Include
• Oversee the areas of development as it pertains to the design team
• Lead the supporting game designers through mentorship and growth
• Transform conceptual ideas into fleshed out designs with the design team
• Maintain centralized documentation on all areas of the game
• Work with other members of leadership on the game's development
• Conceptualize, implement, and balance game content through proprietary tools
• Scripting of game content through popular languages (e.g. Lua, Python, TypeScript)
• Work (and collaborate) with other teams to develop content and features
• Manage subordinate design staff (performance reviews, regular check-ins, etc.)

Qualifications
• Serious passion for games and able to break down and explain their strengths and weaknesses
• Iterate and improve upon content and features
• Minimum 6 years game industry experience (2 within a leadership or management position), and multiple shipped titles
• Experience with collectible card games (e.g. Magic the Gathering, Hearthstone, Pokemon, etc.)
• Experience with multiplayer online battle arena games (e.g. League of Legends, Dota2, Arena of Valor, etc.)
• Experience with massively multiplayer online games (e.g. World of Warcraft, Guild Wars 2, Final Fantasy XIV, etc.)
• Experience with Unity
• Experience with scripting languages (e.g. Lua, Python, TypeScript)
• Experience with spreadsheet software (e.g. Excel, Google Sheets)
• Strong systems design ability with an eye toward both feature development and live operations

Preferred Skills
• Game Design degree or equivalent professional (or hobbyist) experience
• Computer Science degree or equivalent professional (or hobbyist) experience
• Experience working with licensed products

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d298my-3-236-51-151-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.