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Senior Game Designer – F2P Mobile Games – UAE – Permanent

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #22780 Posted: 2 years ago

Our client is seeking an experienced Senior Game Designer who will join an in-studio team in the development and support of a sandbox free-to-play game, currently live with a strong and passionate community.




•          Creating, iterating upon, and balancing the game’s updates while ensuring the game team is able to execute its goals

•          Driving the design efforts of the project by devising, coordinating, and/or validating design documents, test builds, economy and balancing files, in-game assets, and gameplay

•          Reviewing implemented features for quality and adherence to the design and business goals of the project

•          Interacting with the game’s community on its forums and in-game in order to better understand their needs and return their passion and support in kind

•          Integrating assets in the game’s script and taking a hands-on approach to testing, balance, and gameplay

•          Working with technical, art, audio, and production leads to realize the game design vision in a timely manner and within the constraints of its update cycle

•          Collaborating with the Creative Manager and designers to iterate and evolve project features, gameplay, and balance on a consistent basis

•          Enhancing studio knowledge of mobile F2P development methodologies and best practices

•          Motivating and inspiring others to generate new ideas/approaches

•          Keeping up-to-date with current and emerging trends in the mobile marketplace




•          Experience with a live update cycle as well as sandbox and/or community-driven games is a strong plus

•          Scripting/coding skills will be extremely useful (though can be learned on-site)

•          Understanding of mobile and F2P design fundamentals

•          Excellent English written and verbal communication skills

•          Strong leadership skills and ability to take ownership of a project

•          Positive attitude and drive to work in a challenging, highly collaborative team environment

•          Passion for playing and making games

•          Extensive game design experience


The successful candidates will receive a competitive salary dependant on their skills and experience. 

Tagged as: Game Design

Tags: Game Design Categories: Creative , Design


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