Glu Mobile is seeking a driven Game Designer to join our Production & Design department.
Spearhead the vision and direction for a new freemium / F2P mobile title.
Develop systems and behaviors for core gameplay, monetization, retention and social features.
Collaborate with artists and programmers to develop an addictive gameplay experience.
Work with the lead core to track, document, and provide feedback on the creative vision for all features and systems in the game.
Ensure that all system and content design specifications are maintained and updated on a regular basis to reflect ongoing changes.
Required Skills and Experience:
4+ years in a designer role, including at least one shipped handheld or mobile title.
Strong understanding of the social-mobile market as well as the freemium / F2P business model.
Ability to think creatively and analytically, with an in-depth understanding of how fun, meaningful gameplay loops work.
Demonstrable understanding of usability and UI.
Ability to create and balance complex design elements over the course of the project"s development.
Scripting and/or programming experience
Be able to take direction and reach consensus.
Strong leadership qualities.
Knowledge of MS Office; experience with Visio, Illustrator or other vector based illustration/diagramming tool.
Passion for games and the ability to articulate that passion clearly and analytically.
Familiarity with UnityFamiliarity with top iOS, Facebook, and Android titles.
Secondary education degree or equivalent
Proven ability to think holistically, and understand how adjusting game balance will adjust far-reaching parts of the game design.
Focus on healthy work/life balance
Free 24-hour on-site gym with locker rooms and showers
Free snack and beverage bar
Five minutes from dozens of great restaurants in Kirkland, Redmond, and Woodinville
Walking-distance to the Sammamish River Trail
Avid gaming culture, from tabletop games to video games to coed sports teams