Game Designer

Gamecan

Pärnu, Estonia

Full time

Oct 12

Gamecan is on the lookout for a talented Game Designer who possesses great attention to detail, has passion and brings fun to gaming. This is a full-time permanent position in Pärnu, Estonia, starting remote as a test period.

As a Game Designer at Gamecan you will use your creativity to design games for a range of devices and platforms that engage and capture the imagination and spark joy within people around the globe.

You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team that includes game developers, programmers, artistsanimators and quality assurance testers.

YOUR OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES WILL BE:

  • Working with the CTO and developing the best possible solutions and game design for the development of our games.
  • Working with Unreal Engine 4+5, Confluence, P4V, and other suitable tools.
  • Dressing and optimization of levels, with the ability to analyze gameplay and consistency issues.
  • Mechanic and feature design.
  • Game balancing.
  • Assessing the workload vs. production capacity, plan the work, and set priorities for the game design team.
  • Mentoring other members of the Design team, helping them to improve and grow.
  • Creating a work environment that is motivating for team members and which fosters development and creation.
  • High communicating skills and collaborating skills.
  • Understanding the games market and applying that to game design.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Teamwork: you know how to listen, communicate, mitigate and work together with a team of various job experts
  • You have a strong knowledge of the industry, and leverage competition’s best practices.
  • You are aware of the new gaming trends, news models, and know how to include these references in your design thinking
  • You have a player-centric approach.
  • You are proactive in identifying problems and finding solutions. You are autonomous in working in a cell with your team
  • A good level of fluent English is required
  • You have relevant experience in a Game Design position.
  • You worked as a Game designer within complex design systems (progression, economy, activities, game modes).
  • A significant experience on a multiplayer game or GaaS is highly recommended.

WHY WORK AT GAMECAN?

  • The office is in a new development right in the center of Pärnu, providing a sub 15min commute and proximity to all the stores and restaurants.
  • Adjustable desks – stand, sit, squat or hang from the ceiling!
  • Powerful desktop machines to work on – the PC waits for you, not the other way around.
  • 1Gbit/s internet speed in the office, typically 300Mb/s at home.
  • We are crazy about taking time off with new and old video games, a day at the spa, sauna, or the beach (yes, Pärnu has a kickass beach!). A rested developer is a happy developer!
  • The team is phenomenal – nearly 50 people who are amazing to each other.
  • The living costs in Pärnu are extra low. Even the most expensive apartments in the center have their rent of around 400-500€ per month. A 2-bedroom flat 10min from the office is around 300€ per month.
  • The living environment is probably one of the best in the region. Check it out yourself: https://youtu.be/V9FkzRMihUk
  • We work in a nurturing company culture where personal growth is highly valued. Your professional skills will also get buffed at the speed of light.
  • We deal with the relocation and make sure it's as smooth as possible.

To apply, email marten@gamecan.eu with your LinkedIn URL, portfolio URL and a few sentences about why you'd like to work with us.


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