Game Designer

We are looking for Game Designer to join our game developing and publishing studio Char Studio. We are in search of a creative, responsible and proactive person. Our game designer will be responsible for providing the best experience to our audience, but also for developing our engineering team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Create a high-quality experience for millions of our players worldwide
  • Develop game concepts and game mechanics, analyze and improve existing ones
  • Turn game concepts and ideas into clear and consistent technical documentation
  • Build, manage, and set up a smart game economy to maximize revenue
  • Work with game balance
  • Monitor and control work at all stages in accordance with project specifications, goals and quality standards
  • Cooperate with engineering department and analytics team
  • Analyze competitors and market dynamics
  • Develop and improve our game design department

 

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience in game development
  • Experience with Match 3 games, proven by a portfolio of published games
  • Excellent understanding of human factors and ergonomics, visual aesthetics, basic of composition and colors, perception in game design
  • Understanding approaches to monetization in free-to-play games
  • Comprehensive knowledge of mobile games market
  • Ability to estimate work efforts and meet deadlines
  • Must be a responsible person, able to work with a team and have a passion for learning
  • Ability to provide clear and constructive feedback to art team on graphics and animation and to engineering team on functional specification
  • Must be an adaptive, flexible and multitasking person
  • Must have strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Deep and comprehensive knowledge in the field of casual game development
  • A profound understanding of game systems design: monetization, events, and others
  • Ability to provide a reasonable solution from a player experience point of view and project needs

 

Would be nice to have:

  • Experience with level design
  • Experience and skills working with Jira and Confluence
  • Experience in game analytics
  • Experience with level editor
  • Upper-intermediate/advanced English level
  • Game release and publishing experience

 

We offer:                  

  • A friendly and fun team in love with gaming
  • Solid benefits package, 21 days vacation, 10 paid sick days, partial coverage for health insurance and sports
  • Partial coverage for conferences, courses, certification for your career development
  • Birthday and New Year bonuses
  • Monthly lectures, meetings with speakers
  • Multidimensional growth environment
  • Participation in IT league, training sessions with a trainer
  • Free English lessons
  • Cozy office in Lviv
  • Free parking space
  • A library, filled with the book you pick for your professional growth
  • Partial coverage for personal devices and equipment that you also use for work
  • Fresh fruits and desserts delivered from local cafe Plates&Cups, and endless Lviv coffee to keep you productive
  • Corporate events, trips, team buildings twice a month, board games, and  PlayStation
  • Help with relocation

Send us your CV to hiring@charstudio.com