Zynga is looking for a Lead Designer who can help drive the creation of new features on some of Zynga’s top games. The Lead Designer will add experience, direction, and measurable performance to the game design process.
- Work closely with both designers, engineers, and artists to design and prototype new gameplay and systems.
- Create and improve tools to make the design pipeline faster and more efficient for the team.
- Design and implement advanced and interesting quests, levels,and stories.
- Be the go-between between engineering and design for more complex systems to ensure smooth handoffs.
- Be a strong advocate of good design practices across the studio.
- Deep understanding of games and what makes them fun, both as gamer and a professional.
- Experience across a wide array of game genres is ideal.
- Experience in traditional games (console/PC) a plus
- Excellent communication, critical thinking, analysis skills.
- Experience as a Lead Designer preferable