Game Economy Designer

Games Jobs - Game Design - London

Job Title Game Economy Designer
Skills Required Game Design
Job Description Game Economy Designer

My London client are publisher-backed studio that designs, develops and publishes Smartphone and Tablet games. They have a successful track record of creating original IP which have now collectively achieved well in excess of 100 million downloads worldwide.

They are currently recruiting for an experienced Game Economy Designer with a proven track record of developing successful F2P products on mobile and online platforms.

Overview
The successful candidate will work closely with the Analytics and Marketing Teams to understand how a game works as a service for its customers and how the customers behave in it. You will identify and develop the purchase drivers in the game economy context, and providing constant data-driven recommendation on design, tuning and pricing in order to improve game financial performance.

Experience
• At least 5 years’ experience as a game designer
• Commercial experience in defining metrics for virtual goods and tweaking them as needed
• Proven experience in analysis, collection and reporting on the game economic model
• Used Google Docs to write design documentation, strong experience with Excel
• Professional experience using Agile methodology
• Worked for a mobile studio and/or on free to play games

Skills
• Good analytic and synthetic skills applied to customers behaviour
• Organised, disciplined and methodical in his approach to design
• Experienced in creating clear and well-structured GDD
• Good understanding of the different areas of production and ability to articulate features breakdown for the other disciplines
• Strong econometrics and analytical skills, able to model problems into quantitative systems and draw qualitative conclusions out of them
• Strong marketing knowledge, able to formulate adequate selling strategies

Please contact Simon Hope at Aardvark Swift on: 01709 834777 or via email at: Simon@aswift.com
Salary £Neg DOE + Benefits
Location Central London, London
Job Category Game Design
Date posted 07/03/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Aardvark Swift using their internal reference 8634_SH44672ED.
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