Full Time Job

Game Systems Designer

WB Games

Carlsbad, CA 02-11-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

The Position
WB Games San Diego is looking for a Game Systems Designer to design and tune game systems and economies for a new AAA, free-to-play, cross-platform game.

What part will you play?
• Work with the design team and creative leaders to develop new game systems and mechanics
• Create design documents and specifications outlining game systems and requirements to the dev team
• Generate multiple potential design solutions and communicate tradeoffs between them
• Balance game systems and mechanics for a multiplatform free-to-play game
• Design, tune and maintain the economy for a new free-to-play game from development to live ops
• Work closely with engineering and art to develop and deliver against the design vision
• Collaborate with product managers and consumer insights to test and validate design assumptions
• Assess new market trends, features, technologies and emerging techniques to stay competitive

What do we require?
• 3+ years experience designing game systems for new or live free-to-play games
• Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent practical experience
• Experience working on a live free-to-play game; designing and balancing content, systems, economies and gameplay loops for both engagement and monetization
• Comprehensive knowledge of the free-to-play market on all platforms
• Masterful use of spreadsheets (Excel, Numbers or Google Sheets)
• Expertise in generating high and low-level documentation (PowerPoint, Google Slides, Google Docs, Word)
• Effective use of visual communication tools in communicating designs (Visio, Lucidchart, Visio, etc)
• Active free-to-play game player who can translate experiences and observations into product insights and learnings
• Strong written and verbal communication to allowing you to work effectively within your team, across disciplines and with key stakeholders
• Excellent critical, analytical and feedback skills
• Experience in scripting and Unreal Engine a plus
• A deep love of video games