Audio Software Engineer - NHL
Vancouver, BC CA
The Role: Game Designer on FIFA
Our Game Designers maintain and balance the core and meta-game while creating, prototyping and implementing gameplay features.
• Maintain all design aspects of a game-as-service through entire project life cycle.
• Produce creative and engaging designs and prototypes while maintaining EA SPORTS' high standard of quality.
• Balance game with consideration to fun gameplay, player acquisition, monetization and engagement.
• Retain original IP's core brand values and game experience in the service.
• Communicate game design clearly and concisely.
• Help develop long-term roadmaps for features.
• Keep the team updated on design changes and why they occurred.
• Inspire game team through progressive, creative design.
• Provide and receive critique in a constructive manner with suggestions and solutions for improvement.
• Remain current on industry trends, including new game genres, new game design methods, new platforms, player engagement, and live service campaigns.
Required Skills and Experience:
• Bachelor's Degree (not a must-have)
• 3+ years industry experience specifically in game design.
• Experience conceptualizing and implementing game concepts using different tools and technology.
• Broad knowledge of, and passion for, the casual, mobile or sports game genres.
• Knowledge of and enthusiasm for sports gaming.
• Excellent creative, analytical and organizational skills with an ability to write, communicate and maintain detailed design documentation throughout project life cycle.
• Needs to be an open-minded, progressive thinker who is flexible, energetic and motivated to overcome challenges with working solutions.
• Must be familiar with gameplay theories and interface design ability.
• Experience presenting visions both verbally and on paper.
• Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills oriented towards achieving results.
• Experience polishing and reiterating features post-launch based on player feedback and telemetry data
• Experience with economy and monetization models is an asset
• Understand players through player feedback, focus groups, market research, and analytics.
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