Game Designer

Encontrado en: beBee S CO - hace 3 semanas


Medellín, Colombia PikPok A tiempo completo

HybridMedellín, Antioquia, ColombiaDesignFull time


Description Who we are

PikPok is New Zealand’s oldest and largest video game developer and publisher. We established our Medellín location by acquiring Wizard Fun Factory, one of the oldest studios in the city. We strive to successfully provide rich game experiences, crafted by talented teams who are curious, take ownership, and collaborate well. We are committed to providing a safe and supportive workplace that enables our teams to make games which will be enjoyed worldwide across mobile, desktop, and console.

About the Role

We are searching for a talented Game Designer to join our Pikpok Medellin team and work closely with our New Zealand Team. In this role, you will be working on several kinds of projects such as remasters, remakes, and live operations about our videogames catalog. Your mission will be to collaborate with a great and global team to make our games more fun, enjoyable, engaging, and profitable

You’ll need to be enthusiastic about free-to-play games, flexible, inventive, and reliable. We expect you to create play experiences that create value for our market, we look for a solid understanding of game loops and monetization options and a system thinking capacity to balance the company needs and the player experience.

Also, you’ll need to be a good communicator who embraces experimentation, iteration, and collaboration to make the best possible decisions. We expect you to work closely with other disciplines, showing autonomy and cooperation while being able to take and receive feedback with empathy.

The Game Designer's responsibilities include:
  • Create and modify engaging and well-balanced gameplay experiences that are aligned with the studio vision and the game business model.
  • Refine and document game systems such as resource management, goals, interactions, and progression.
  • Communicate constructively, patiently, enthusiastically, and effectively with a range of people, disciplines, and areas like analytics, marketing, community, and user research.
  • Monitor and analyse data and other work results with a strong drive to find out the why’s and the how’s and to evaluate activities, experiments, and product success.
  • Improve or maintain user engagement through design implementations and/or events.
  • Participate in events to promote products and speak with product external stakeholders.

Requirements

The Game Designer’s required knowledge and experience includes:

  • Professional studies, a completed degree is not required. We are open to all disciplines.
  • Fluent in English (B2+ to C1). You don't need a certificate, but we will conduct an English test during the hiring process.
  • At least one project finished that you should present as part of your portfolio. University and personal projects apply if no others exist.
  • Good understanding of the game development process.
  • Knowledge of tools for prototyping, ideas testing, and communication. Minimum skilled in Google Suite, particularly writing and flowchart tools.
  • Good understanding of design content for project(s), including but not limited to: levels, game mechanics, game systems, limited time events, economy drivers, and monetisation systems.

Other desirable knowledge & experience:
  • Knowledge and desirable experience operating applications after publishing them.
  • Skilled in Unity.
  • Other related experience, such as programming, UX/UI, mentoring, and more - tell us what you bring to the table.
  • Familiar with the Agile framework and philosophy.
Benefits

  • Hybrid work. PikPok has a flexible approach to splitting your time between working in the office and working from home.
  • Health insurance.
  • One-time home buyer bonus.
  • Staff referral recruitment bonus.
  • Partial rebate on mobile phone and tablet purchases.
  • Monthly self-directed Lab Days.
  • Annual game jam
  • Training and learning opportunities for you to grow as a professional and as a human.

Portfolio

If you are interested in this position and meet the above-mentioned requirements, please send us your CV and portfolio. When applying, please provide a clickable link. If group work is included, provide a detailed and accurate breakdown of your contributions.

The portfolio aspects we will check:

  • Completed Projects.
  • The platform projects were made for (PC, Mobile, Console, VR).
  • Game Engine or tools the project was made with.
  • Game Loop information.

We hope to meet you soon