Lead Game Designer (Mobile)

Lead Game Designer (Mobile)

PeopleFun is seeking a Lead Game Designer who can create and develop game concepts and drive game designs from design, through prototype and completion.  You will be the creative force behind development of new and exciting, word-based, mobile game ideas.  Working with the team, you’ll craft rapid prototypes, polish them, and determine if they should be green lit or not.  PeopleFun is a highly collaborate team wherein all team members contribute to game design.   But you are at the helm, guiding product development with new and innovative ideas which carry big potential. 

Responsibilities:

  • Highly creative.  Excellent ideation and brainstorming skills.
  • Create rapid mockups, and/or paper prototyping skills.
  • Able to collaborate with others by contributing to their designs and taking feedback on your own.
  •  Drive the concept design process for new titles and create new game play or improve existing features for live titles.
  • Lead, manage and mentor our talented game design team members.
  • Collaborate with design teams to produce innovative ideas for new concepts and existing design issues.
  • Guide all studio projects to successful completion.
  • Implement processes to improve the predictability and reduce the risk of product development.
  • Communicate with development teams and produce quality design documentation to ensure your creative vision is fulfilled.

Requirements:

  • Motivated and passionate about mobile games.
  • Significant industry game design experience in a leadership role.
  • Proven ability to manage and lead design initiatives, collaborating with artists and engineers.
  • Proficient in all aspects of game design, including gameplay, level design, game structure, balancing, and reward systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to create and communicate game ideas.
  • A passionate, performance-driven self-starter.
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Collaborative working style.
  • Open for feedback and enjoys working in a fast paced, constantly iterating environment.

About peoplefun:

Peoplefun is the creator of the #1 mobile word game, Wordscapes.  Founded in 2011, peoplefun is a small, rapidly growing Dallas, Tx-based game studio where development teams thrive on creativity, rapid prototyping, teamwork and fun.  Our mission is to bring delight to everyday life.