Senior Systems Designer

Stockholm | Game Studio | ref: 1785

Stockholm, Sweden – Full relocation and VISA sponsorship

We are looking for an experienced and talented Senior System Designer to join our exciting new project in Stockholm.

In collaboration with Activision Blizzard, we are adapting one of the most iconic game franchises of all-time: Call of Duty. The aim is to create a Call of Duty experience on mobile, while also breaking new ground for mobile and redefining the genre. The approach and ambition is to be fresh, social, and highly accessible, while providing a very authentic game experience. You will prototype extensively, have the freedom to think outside the box, and be encouraged to stretch your expertise in ways to create surprising results.

Your role within our Kingdom

If you want to create entertainment for millions of players to enjoy on the go, then this is the right job for you. Join a highly agile and iterative game team of producers, artists, scrum masters and developers, working alongside business performance, player insight and of course brand.

Generate and share game ideas with designers, developers and artists, and help creatively focus the team to make a great mobile game.

Specifically, your duties will include game systems design and balancing, social systems design, testing and competitor analysis.

Skills to Create Thrills

You are a passionate gamer and an expert of the industry. You are driven by knowing what makes players tick, but you also know how to leverage data insights to shape a successful game.

You have outstanding people skills, enjoy working in a team and are a skilled communicator. Your creative work, as well as your way of giving feedback, are supported by solid critical thinking and an analytical approach. You can identify unexpected opportunities and don’t mind changing directions while looking for unique experiences.

Other Skills Include

You have a deep understanding of player progression, meta-systems, game economies and balancing You are comfortable working with business performance professionals and have a deep understanding of how to maximize monetization through design You can assess, model and test new ideas from an analytical approach You have shipped 3 or more games (console and/or mobile) where you played a significant role in progression/balancing/monetization You have experience in prototyping game economies and player behavior You are familiar with psychological models concerning player engagement You know a lot about usability, interaction design and UX You have strong visual design skills and use them effectively to communicate ideas

Tasty Bonus Skills

You have shipped multiple midcore games on mobile You have experience designing for the casual audience You have a passion for analyzing different game economies and meta-games in the mobile game market

Life at King

We believe that great gaming experiences happen when they are developed by working in small, autonomous creative teams that control the whole process – from idea to amazing game. Our close connection with the player community gets us instant feedback and enables us to deliver truly magical moments. We value your free time and your need to refuel, relax and find inspiration – by playing games with your colleagues, being at home with your family or going to the gym or out for a run. That’s how we stay creative.

Want to join our Kingdom? – Comprehensive relocation package

People come from all over the world to work with us, and we want every single one of them to feel at home. To do so, we help you out as much as we can with our relocation package. This includes full visa sponsorship for you and any family member moving with you, covering your journey out here, the cost of shipping your gadgets or helping you with estate agents. See more about our relocation process at: https://jobs.king.com/benefits#relocation

Please apply in English and don’t forget to share your portfolio with us.

The brilliant experience we give our players comes from the diversity and experience of our people. A great Saga needs all kinds of Heroes – that’s why we hire all sorts of talent!

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