Senior Game Designer (H/F/NB)
Amplitude is a team of experienced, quality driven video game lovers and creators of the finest strategy games with the help of our players! Founded in 2011 and acquired by SEGA in 2016, we are a team of over 120 developers based in Paris with an international team hailing from all over the world.
Our current titles in production include Humankind, a historical strategy epic where you’ll be combining cultures as you lead your people from the Bronze to the Modern age; and Endless Dungeon, a squad-based rogue-lite tactical action game.
We’re best known for our critically acclaimed Endless series, played by millions worldwide, including Endless Space, Endless Legend, Dungeon of the Endless, and Endless Space 2.
Our close relationship with the community is a core feature of the studio’s philosophy. We’re proud of the way we create games together with our players via Games2Gether, our custom-built community platform that enables our community to play a key role in the creation of our games at every stage of development.
We are looking for a Senior Game Designer to assist with the conception of gameplay mechanics for one of our project. Under the supervision of the Creative Director and Lead Game Designer, your main responsibilities will include:
- Design gameplay mechanics & systems, proactively anticipate problems and propose solutions
- Iterate & adjust gameplay experiences
- Produce and/or maintain detailed game design documentation
- Communicate with programmers, artists, and other members of the design team to create the best systems
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in relevant field
- 8+ years of experience in a similar or relevant position, with a specialization in strategy-based games
Required skills and profile
- Fully fluent or native in English
- Passionate about strategy games / video games
- Capacity to excel in the entire spectrum of Game Design tasks
- Autonomy, attention to details and organizational skills
- Excellent ability to work effectively within a team and interact with a large variety of profiles (developers, players’ community, artists…)
- Strong creative skills and ability to form an informed critical judgment on the gameplay systems
- Flexibility and adaptability
- Working knowledge of French
- C# and XML skills
- Game as service
- Basic notions of data analysis
- Health insurance (Mutuelle) - 60% paid by Amplitude
- Transport subscription (50 % paid by Amplitude) & “sustainable mobility” allowance
- Access to SEGA games portfolio
- Friendly atmosphere, team cohesion and stimulating work environment :)
- Recruitment process: 3 interviews
- Weekly online sports and yoga classes to keep fit.
- Various events during the year: cooking & tasting sessions, virtual escape games, etc.
- Monthly meetings with the entire studio to communicate company news.
- Daily listening from the HR department, who regularly takes news
- Virtual onboarding, allowing step-by-step support for new team members.