Game Designer - Los Altos, CA

Los Altos , CA

Posted: 07/13/2018 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 23240
Category : Engineering
Location/City : CA - Los Altos
Area Code : 408
Job Type : 1: Full Time
Country/Locale :
Id : 23240

#23240 Game DesignerSoftware Location: Los Altos, CACompany:Our client is looking for a highly creative and versatile game designer who can storyboard games, design game levels, and define goal progression. In this role, you will own the overall process from conceiving innovative game play to analyzing real-time feedback and adjust designs accordingly. You will work in conjunction with artists, developers and designers to implement and launch new games and levels. Your primary goal is to keep kids motivated and engaged in the creative learning environment.Responsibilities:- Storyboard games, design game levels, and define goal progression- Own the overall process from conceiving innovative game play to implementation- Work with an amazing team of artists, game developers and designers to plan, implement and launch new games- Clearly articulate game designs, gameplay, and visuals using Photoshop, Illustrator, and other tools- Define gameplay for web, tablet and phone-based games- Understand our K-12 audience and build something special for them- Keep users motivated and engaged in the creative learning environment- Plan balancing, monetization of virtual economies and driving player behavior- Create reward structures and incentives within the game environment- Analyze Excel models for incentives and levelsRequirements:- At least 3-5 years experience as a game designer, preferably with casual, social or mobile games- Ability to fully document features including game systems, game mechanics, economy, UI, characters and story- Strong knowledge of analytics and how to use data in game design- Expert at creating reward structures and incentives in game environment- Ability to present concepts and receive feedback- Willing to take creative risks- Must be passionate about gaming and be up to date on game design literature and best practices- Art direction and animation design experience is a big plus- Previous technical experience and broad knowledge of game system capabilities are a plus- Ability to multi-task and work well under pressureIf interested, please send your resume and portfolio: Leah@redfishtech.com

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