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Game Systems Designer – Full Time (can be remote)

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After our recent successful launch on Oculus Quest, we’re looking to grow the team! With a big focus on growing A Township Tale, we need a talented Systems Designer to lead the development of core gameplay systems. 

About the team

Alta is a fully remote Virtual Reality startup that is based in Sydney, Australia. Since 2016 we have worked on the multiplayer game A Township Tale and have grown from the 3 founding members to over two dozen passionate developers. At Alta, each team member is committed to our overall mission in developing a ground-breaking VR experience for players worldwide.

We are a very tight-knit team, and finding new members who are a great fit is just as important to us as finding the right skillset.

What you’ll be doing
  • Design RPG game systems including core character progression, loot/inventory, player skills, crafting professions, and multiple others
  • Balance and tune core game mechanics
  • Design feature systems (progression & reward structures, economy/currency, sinks & sources etc.) aligned with the creative, game, and monetization directions
  • Provide analysis on competitive game systems, its advantages, and limitations
  • Create game economy models and simulations and evaluate their performance & their impact on player experience.
  • Write and maintain design documentation related to in-game systems
  • Develop a plan for collecting and evaluating player feedback
  • Assess the impacts of adding, removing, or updating content on player engagement
The skills you will need
  • 5+ years of professional working experience
  • Experienced in C#
  • Have worked on multiple shipped projects
  • Ability to communicate and provide mentorship to other designers 
  • Experience in Unity Game Engine
Additional skills that would make you shine
  • Experience developing VR games/experiences
  • Experience working on GaaS games
  • Systems design experience
  • Experience with industry-standard design tools
  • Love of RPGs

If you are looking to start your journey at a company at the forefront of exciting new technology, this job is for you. At Alta you will see the impact you make daily and have a chance to be part of a company that is growing rapidly. We offer a competitive salary and a work environment where your actions can make a real impact.