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Expert/Lead Game Designer ‎(Mobile)

Minsk, Belarus
Game Design & User Experience
Area

Nested within Wargaming Mobile is the Strategic Initiatives team currently conceptualizing the company’s new mobile products to be released in 2020–2021. The team’s mission is to create AAA titles from scratch by analyzing the market, looking for promising niches, breakthrough ideas, prototyping, etc. To reach this, we invite an awesome Expert/Lead Game Designer.

A Strategic Initiatives game designer is, first and foremost, a creator, eager to implement fresh product ideas and drive those to world-wide success together with the team.

Reports to

Head of Strategic Initiatives

What will you do?

  • Come up with creative vision for products (offering new and appealing game ideas)

  • Develop gameplay ideas, plots, storylines, characters, maps, scenarios, difficulty levels, etc.

  • Understanding the portrait and needs of the target audience, ensure that the elements developed by the product team will contribute to players’ satisfaction

  • Evaluate a possible user journey and define churn risks

  • Create and implement the game balance system

  • Assess the workload vs. production capacity, plan the work, and set priorities for the product game design

  • Allocate duties and follow the team’s progress on game design deliverables

  • Communicate the project objectives, strategies, and general information to all team members to give visibility to the advancement of the development of the game

  • Actively participate in the decision-making process with the product management team and oversee necessary adjustments so that the product design meets expectations

  • Supervise and be responsible for providing clear and structured project game design documents to ensure that gameplay intentions are understood and team members are working on the right elements (ingredients, game system, gaming modes, behavior specifications, etc.)

  • Carry out performance follow-ups and assessments

  • Participate in the selection of product team members

What are we looking for?

  • 3+ years in game design, preferably with shooter expertise

  • Great knowledge of the F2P market

  • Experience with analytics services, understanding of basic metrics in gaming

  • Experience with game economy and balance

  • Great understanding of gaming mechanics

  • Knowledge of monetization trends and general tendencies in the mobile market

  • A team player with great communication skills

  • Systemic thinking and analytical mind; able to work with data

  • Upper Intermediate or higher level of English

  • An experienced gamer

What additional skills will help you stand out?

  • Deep understanding of iOS, Android and Win 10 Markets

  • Experience of analyzing trends in mobile gaming

  • A portfolio of released projects

About us

Wargaming Mobile is a division of Wargaming focused on mobile game development and publishing. Our teams work on outstanding games, both in internal and partner studios.

Our single priority is delivering top-class mobile experiences to be enjoyed by millions all over the world.

Our World of Tanks Blitz and World of Warships Blitz have achieved just that, becoming genre-defining titles, while studios in Berlin, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Moscow, and Minsk are busy working on several new unannounced projects.

Official website: https://wgmobile.net

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