Game Designer

Scientific Games Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 7 months ago

Game Feature Designer manages the polish and optimizations of individual features. Responsible for writing narratives, working out UX flows for optimal usage, and modeling the economic impact of a feature through data and statistical methods, conducting A/B tests to validate the tuning impact of individual features, and evaluate the results of these tests to ensure we strike a positive balance between engagement and revenue.

Work with Art, Product Management and Analytics to provide feature specs and models that achieve both product and player experience goals. Report to Head of Product.

Essential Job Functions:

Deliver on the game vision set by the Creative Director and various Product Owners.

Design, develop, and maintain multiple overlapping game economies at scale.

Develop and implement adjustments to live economic systems to drive key results

Run reports and provide analysis of current game balance and economic health

Work closely with UX/UI to design wireframes and storyboard prototypes

Build and maintain a set of reusable models for managing repeated event content with slightly fresh tuning each run.

Work with art, engineering, and production to ensure sprint features maintain high quality and match the intended design through the development process, at times making last minute cuts/changes to account for unanticipated edge cases or implementation issues.

Lead playtests with Production and QA of features and builds to ensure excellent quality every sprint release.

Work with Analytics to collect data on player behavior to identify areas of opportunity

Support ongoing live operations, working with the Community, Art and Marketing team members to build exciting, fun, and economically prudent event schedules with thematically relevant narratives and game copy.

Evaluate notable competitors and share key insights / learnings to test.

Work with QA to document and improve our testing processes and best practices

Position Requirements

Required Qualifications:

BS degree in Math or Sciences.

Robust understanding of the mathematics required to balance game economies.
4+ years industry experience with free-to-play game balance and economies.
1+ shipped free-to-play title where you were directly responsible for system design and balancing.

Passionate about the product and have a strong desire to move the genre forward.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Deep understanding of stat curves, player progression systems, and gameplay loops.

Excellent creative, analytical and organizational skills with sound ability to write, communicate and maintain detailed design documentation throughout project life cycle.

Expert Excel/Google Sheet Skills and Proficient in Powerpoint/Google Slides

Ability to develop positive relationships and communicate effectively with Developers, QA, Analysts, Product Managers and Producers.

Strong starter who can quickly get up to speed on new markets and products.

Scientific Games Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, "SG") are engaged in highly regulated gaming and lottery businesses. As a result, certain SG employees may, among other things, be required to obtain a gaming or other license(s), undergo background investigations or security checks, or meet certain standards dictated by law, regulation or contracts.

In order to ensure SG complies with its regulatory and contractual commitments, as a condition to hiring and continuing to employ its employees, SG requires all of its employees to meet those requirements that are necessary to fulfill their individual roles. As a prerequisite to employment with SG (to the extent permitted by law), you shall be asked to consent to SG conducting a due diligence/background investigation on you. This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job.

The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above. SG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you'd like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEOC Poster.



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Game Designer

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