Game Designer

Job Position: 

We’re looking for a Game Designer to join Team Snapchat! The ideal candidate has expertise in mobile, web or online games, with proven experience creating gameplay, levels and content, as well as commercial experience with free-to-play monetization and economy design. In this role, you'll work with fellow designers, artists, programmers and product managers to create original products for the Snap Games destination.

What You’ll Do

  • Design gameplay, systems and content from prototype to commercial release on a wide variety of unique game projects
  • Develop and optimize work within a shared production environment and game engine
  • Work as a unified team with programmers, artists and management to execute on a shared creative vision
  • Design in-game economies and monetization systems
  • Prepare documentation and design briefs to clearly and efficiently explain ideas and game systems
  • Thoroughly test and verify your own work
  • Conduct playtests and focus groups to gather information to optimize games
  • Respond to feedback by developing creative solutions to solve problems
  • Collaborate with multiple teams around the company on unique interactive projects
  • Communicate tasks and progress effectively to ensure the team is working cohesively

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in game development, technical or creative fields
  • Material mobile game design contributions on widely released products
  • 3+ years professional game development experience
  • Experience with mobile or web game monetization and economies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Programming experience with C#, C++ or Javascript
  • Experience with HTML5 and web-based development environments
  • Experience with networked multiplayer game design
  • UI experience and competence with basic art and visual design
  • Math and engineering background
  • Ability to work with ideas from others and action into measurable production goals