The race is on at Game Play Network, and we need you to help us with new and exciting challenges that lie ahead! Join our team and help us win the race to the finish line! With us you can have:

  • Full benefits to ensure you and your family are safe, healthy & happy.
  • Paid Time Off to relax and rejuvenate
  • Flexible Hours to allow you the best work/life balance
  • Remote work options to help us obtain the best talent no matter where you live
  • Opportunities for growth in your career Competitive salary
  • The best technology
  • A creative and innovative culture where all team members are valued and supported • And more!

POSITION SUMMARY

This is a key hire as we build out our game design team. The team works with internal and external stakeholders to drive great game designs from ideation through publication to live ops and ongoing creative iteration. The role requires intense creative collaboration, open mindedness, self-motivation, and artistic fearlessness.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

  • Conceptualizing innovative new game designs for titles powered by GPN’s patented real money gaming platform
  • Brainstorming with the Game Lab team to develop new game concepts and improve existing titles • Designing new game mechanics for both existing and new titles
  • Creating new content across a wide variety of game genres, from casino to arcade, sports, rhythm, puzzle, racing, fighting, and more
  • Crafting gameplay experiences targeted at platforms ranging from online and mobile web to iOS, Android, AR/VR, and physical installations
  • Working with the art team to create vivid game design documentation
  • Pitching designs to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Drafting detailed game design specifications to align and focus production teams
  • Reviewing existing games to drive creative iteration and improvement
  • Writing detailed analyses of internal and competitive titles
  • Analyzing game KPIs and iterating designs based on data
  • Always learning and always playing to be fluent in the latest game design trends, tactics, challenges, and opportunities
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • 8+ years of game design experience
  • Track record of published online and mobile games
  • History of working effectively with multi-disciplinary creative and production teams including artists, developers, mathematicians, producers, and QA
  • Portfolio of game design documentation
  • Extensive experience with game analytics and data-driven design
  • Expansive knowledge of the game industry and current market landscape
  • Experience working with outsourced game development
  • Familiarity with JIRA, Confluence, Slack, Excel, Google Workspace, and other common tools

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

Creative & Innovative Thinking
Develops fresh ideas that provide solutions to all types of workplace challenges. Initiative Recognizes situations that warrant initiative and moves forward without hesitation; reasonably resolves issues, problems, or situations.

Integrity / Honesty
Contributes to maintaining the integrity of the organization; displays high standards of ethical conduct and understands the impact of violating these standards on an organization, self, and others; is trustworthy.

Interpersonal Skills / Multidisciplinary Collaboration
Ability to work effectively with different people and teams of people, by putting others at ease, acknowledging diverse opinions, addressing relevant concerns, minimizing conflict, promoting harmony, cooperating with others, and working toward consensual solutions to achieve group objectives.

Judgment/ Problem Solving
Ability to assess situations and problems; identify possible actions/solutions; and make sound decisions based on facts, logic, and probable outcomes.

Verbal & Written Communication Skills
Ability to communicate in both oral and written form, including giving (speaking and writing) and receiving (listening and reading) information, in a way that ensures messages are understood.

Organization Skills
Ability to identify and set priorities; to plan and effectively allocate resources; to attend to details so that relevant issues are addressed and high-quality outcomes result.

Artistic Ability
Create works of art and other objects that have visual appeal or provoke certain emotions.

Technical Competence
Uses knowledge that is acquired through formal training or extensive on-the-job experience to perform one’s job; works with, understands, and is competent in artistic technical software related to the job.

Industry & Field Knowledge
Must have a passion for games and the experience of play. Knowledge and experience with various game development pipelines & methodologies. Knowledge of slot games and online casino games. Has a strong understanding of game design.

ABOUT US

Game Play Network operates at the explosive intersection of gambling and mobile games. We take the best of both worlds and create an entertainment experience for the end-user that is fun and exciting. If you want to up your game in 2022, apply now and see if you are selected to come to play with us! The GPN Gaming Platform, powered by Patented Reveal Technology, allows companies in the gaming industry and beyond to extend their brand to online and land-based players across a territory currently spanning 22 U.S. states and over 50% of the U.S. population – and we’re just getting started.

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