Lead Game Designer (Casual games) Green Panda Games (M/W/NB)
- Full time
- Paris, 75016
72 days ago
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Ubisoft teams are driven by their desire to enrich players' lives through original, memorable entertainment experiences. These teams bring to life whole new worlds ? veritable playing fields in which players can freely express their imagination, leading to moments of surprise, fun and adventure, as well as fostering learning and discovery.
For more than 7 years, via its Ubisoft Mobile entity, Ubisoft has also shaped worlds on smartphones and tablets via its portfolio of mobile games.
Green Panda Games is a vibrant and fast-growing mobile gaming start-up, part of the Ubisoft group. We are a leading mobile games publisher with games downloaded more than 250 million times in more than 150 countries!
We primarily create and publish idle games, but also games from diverse categories, ranging from hyper-casual to casual, constantly deepening our games' mechanics and our portfolio. We are looking to further grow our internal creation and publishing businesses at a rapid pace.
We are motivated, ambitious and passionate individuals in high-performing teams, who share the aim to become the best mobile gaming publisher in the industry. We need your help to achieve this!
As the Head of Game Design, you will be in charge of managing the Game Design team. Reporting to the VP Creation, you will be at the forefront of our production system, liaising with the top management and all the different teams' managers. Your responsibilities will be the following:
Lead the game design team, helping them to grow and making sure everyone performs well and feels good in his/her job;
Pitching ideas for new features and game concepts for various genres
Communicate your vision clearly and establish a strategy to deliver on project goals, in collaboration with top management;
Accompany the team formalizing and clarifying concepts and features into clear documentation;
Support them in the creation of workflows, techniques , game economy and game systems;
Oversee and improve game play, economy design and monetization, UX and UI of games;
Make strategic decisions based on KPIs;
Benchmark the stores daily to identify and create new trends;
Deconstruct and analyze mobile game mechanics.
Qualities we are looking for:
You have a solid experience as a Senior Game Designer, Lead Game Designer or Head of Game Design,
You have a first experience managing people,
You are an hyper-passionate and motivated person,
You are a data savvy person with a design thinking and user centric approach,
Thanks to your strong analysis skills, you're able to identify and adapt your decisions accordingly,
You are able to efficiently manage yourself and several other game designers and game economy designers, adapting your communication depending on the situation and the interlocutor,
You are able to speak English in a professional environment.
Why join us? Because Green Panda is one of the most successful and promising publishers in the casual gaming industry! But also because:
We are a super-fast growing company in a competitive and ever-changing industry!
We are an international company made up of people from various backgrounds and nationalities!
We are part of the big Ubisoft family, offering tremendous career opportunities!
We have tons of benefits: free coffee, fresh fruits, and snacks, private health care, meal vouchers, 8 weeks of holidays per year (6 weeks + French bank holidays),...
We have regular company events: Summer party, Christmas party, monthly game nights with free food, playing video games, board games,...
We love games but also sports: we have yoga and fitness at the office, we play basketball all together, football,...
Relocation package and assistance for anyone outside of France.
Sponsored French classes for international employees.
And above all, we are passionate about what we are building altogether!
We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and age or disability status.
- Type: Full-time
- Function: Engineering