Principal Game Designer - Midcore

May 29, 2023
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AVAILABLE POSITIONS Principal Game Designer – Midcore

Zynga is looking for an experienced Principal Game Designer to work on an unannounced game. This role leads and participates in direct design and creative input on content and system design in the game.

Main Responsibilities

  • Own, drive, and communicate the system vision for the game
  • Create, model, and tune sophisticated systems and economies
  • Design and balance game pinches, inflows and outflows
  • Work closely with all team members to design and prototype new gameplay and systems
  • Create and improve tools to make the design pipeline faster and more efficient for the team
  • Be the advocate of good design practices across the studio
  • Create or adapt leading game features to work with an existing game
  • Pitch new ideas to the team/ lead brainstorming sessions
  • Analyze real-time feedback and metrics, and adjust game designs accordingly while maintaining a live game economy
  • Work with product managers, developers and artists to lead all aspects of the implementation of new features and systems
  • Write user experience stories and create wireframe screens and flows
  • Remain up-to-date with Game Design literature and standard methodologies to be an evangelist for the craft of Game Design
  • Desired Skills and Experience

  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Expert with math, levels, and formulas in game environment
  • Possesses an extensive knowledge of games and strategies
  • Solid knowledge of game balancing and pacing
  • Translates direct consumer insights, market data, and analysis into creative design solutions
  • Passionate gamer
  • 2+ shipped games
  • Game programming background a plus
  • What we offer you

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan and, ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
  • 401K Company Match Contribution
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and disability benefits
  • Telemedicine, Virtual mental health, Emotional Support Services, EAP, and neurodiversity support programs
  • Family building new parent & menopause support
  • Global Fitness Reimbursement program
  • Global Wellbeing Program
  • Charitable Giving and Volunteer Program
  • Generous paid parental, pregnancy-related disability, caregiver, and compassionate leaves
  • Back-up childcare
  • Discretionary Time Off policy for many employees
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups
  • We are an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to building a diverse and talented workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome job-seekers, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds to join us!

    We will consider all qualified job-seekers with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

    We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities in order to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at [email protected] to request an accommodation associated with your application for an open position.

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