Economy Designer

Magic Media,Posted 2 months ago

Full time

Negotiable

Remote, Lisbon

Starloop Studios is the leading Game Development outsourcing company in Spain. Known for its production capacity, outstanding talent, and delivering top-notch quality projects to international gaming companies. 

 

We are proud members of Magic Media, a group of service-oriented studios focused on providing solutions from A-Z to game companies. The group spans the globe, with over 500 members in over 10 countries. It is composed of some of the best studios in Europe and America with an expert range of services. These include full game cycle production and development, 2D and 3D art and Animation, VFX, and Cybersecurity for games, and more.

 

About the Job

Job title: <Seniority Level> Economy Designer

Location: Full-time, permanently remote

 

Starloop is currently seeking an economy designer that can perform at a wide variety of game genres, platforms and target audiences and who is able to execute a game’s vision and bolster its systems through skillful and thorough Economy Design.

 

The person should be capable of working on multiple projects and cooperating with Producers, Customers, and other Stakeholders -internal and external- in a fast-paced international environment.

For which tasks (responsibilities)?
  • Create effective game economies that fit our client’s vision and provide solutions that match industry standards

  • Create clean and structured sheets that make the necessary values easily available to developers and fellow designers

  • Design and balance game systems core to the game economy

  • Perform in-engine balancing, tweaking and polishing tasks related to economy design

  • Work within a multidisciplinary team towards shared goals

  • Estimate, prioritize and coordinate economy design activities

  • <if Seniority = Senior> Coach teammates in economy design tasks

  • <if Seniority ≥ Mid> Communicate and cooperate with Customers and other Stakeholders

  • Participate in different Design Department activities to collaborate and coordinate with fellow game designers

What kind of professional are we looking for?
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience

  • Professional experience in economy design

  • Knowledge of Game Theory and Game Design

  • Ability to create economic game systems for a wide variety of game genres and for a wide variety of audiences

  • Deep knowledge creating Game Design Documentation

  • Ability to create effective and well-documented sheets

  • Fluent English and good communication skills

  • Experience working with Art and Programming departments

  • Experience tuning game economies for FTUE and game tutorials

  • Ability to work methodically and using predictive and iterative models

  • Experience in F2P monetization and balancing

  • Deep up-to-date knowledge of the free-to-play market in mobile platforms

  • Experience working on games from pre-production to release and LiveOps

  • Strong mathematical skills, with emphasis on Statistics and Probability; being able to formulate indexes to identify strengths and weaknesses of the economy design in the game

  • <if Seniority ≥ Mid> Shipped multiple game titles as Game Designer

  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills

  • Excellent team skills

  • Must be proactive, enthusiastic, flexible, capable of working autonomously and energetic

    Pluses

  • Experience in other fields of game design, such as game mechanics, level design, game narrative…

  • Experience working with Unity and Unreal game engines

  • Basic scripting skills to adjust features created by developers

  • Experience developing for PC and console platforms

Why do we enjoy working here?
  • Permanently remote position

  • An opportunity to hone and improve your skills by applying them to a diverse variety of engaging projects.

  • Be part of an international Group with offices worldwide

  • Career growth and development

  • Working closely with a team of like-minded people in a fast-paced, multicultural environment

  • Ongoing training and professional self-improvement opportunities

  • Flexible working hours

  • An inclusive culture and open communication

Magic Media

Company type: developer, services, outsource

Employees: 51-200

Platforms: PC, Mobile, Console

Genres: Action, Adventure, Role-playing

https://magicmedia.studio/

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