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Company Name:
KingsIsle Entertainment, Inc.
Location:
Austin, Texas
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Game Design
Position type:
Full Time
Experience Level:
Entry Level
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Game Designer (Mobile Devices)

KingsIsle Entertainment is currently looking for a Game Designer to work on exciting and innovative games for mobile and tablet devices. We are the creators of the popular and critically acclaimed Wizard101 and Pirate101, which together have garnered over 35 Million registered players to date, and are two of the fastest growing websites in the U.S. This is an opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing and highly successful entertainment company.

Responsibilities
-Candidate will work to create fun and broadly appealing games for mobile and tablet devices.
-Collaborate with design leadership to design, implement, and iterate on innovative and compelling game experiences (could include control schemes, combat mechanics, level layout, puzzle design, monetization, etc.)
-Strong understanding of interrelated game systems in mobile game environments
-Strong communication skills, ability to effectively relate the design vision and requirements to programmers and artists

Requirements
-Candidates must have 3+ years as a Designer in the games industry
-Candidate must have shipped at least one game title
-Extremely strong documentation skills
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Strong math skills
-Proven ability to concept, create, and implement game systems (i.e. balancing tables and underlying game system formulas)
-Strong familiarity with mobile games, particularly those with a free-to-play business model
-Bachelor’s degree in related field

Preferences
-Experience prototyping and designing games with shorter development cycles for mobile platforms
-Unity experience

Considerations
-Please make sure that the durations of your education and employment on your resume are included in month/year format
-Salaries will be commensurate with experience
-Only highly qualified candidates need apply and only candidates that meet the degree requirements will be considered
-Applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S. for KingsIsle

Qualified candidates may apply by emailing your resume to hr@kingsisle.com, and include “Game Designer (Mobile)” in the email subject heading.