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Jam City

Associate Game Designer (Cookie Jam Blast)

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Jam City
🇺🇸 Carlsbad, CA

As a leading mobile games developer, Jam City is looking to “level up” our talent. We’re searching for innovators who consider themselves dynamic, collaborative, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.


  • Unlimited Vacation, Paid Sick Days & Holidays
  • 100% Employee Covered Medical, Dental, Vision Plan Base Plan
  • Life Insurance, 401k, Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Benefits & More
  • Catered Lunches & Well-stocked Kitchens
  • Yoga & Wellness Activities
  • Happy Hours
  • Company Events


We are searching for a passionate & talented Associate Game Designer to join our Carlsbad team on our hit game Cookie Jam Blast! You will have the opportunity to collaborate with some of the top creative talents within our industry while ensuring best practices are being used to deliver only the highest quality products to our players.

Our ideal designer has strong design instincts and an appreciation for the unique challenges that come with creating games for a casual audience. From understanding our puzzle players, to articulating the differences between a good and frustrating level, these observances become an integral part of making memorable moments and experiences that truly stand out in the mobile market.


  • Create new puzzle game levels that are fresh and challenging!
  • Balance and tune live content based on data from players.
  • Design new mechanics and features for existing games.
  • Work in a highly collaborative team atmosphere.
  • Execute the content creation process from start to finish.
  • Handle strategic daily release of game content, ensuring all goals and deadlines are met.


  • 1+ years of design or applicable experience. Puzzle game experience is a plus!
  • A strong appreciation for the casual games space and its players.
  • Excellent communication skills, whether writing a design doc or presenting a feature idea to the team.
  • Some knowledge of the free-to-play market, and it's past and current trends.
  • A good grasp of design mechanics and what makes a game fun!
  • A proven ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a team, and a desire to make great games that millions of players will enjoy!
  • Working knowledge or proficiency with any of the following Unity, JIRA, Github (Sourcetree), Google Sheets.
  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with small to large teams in a deadline-driven environment.


  • Experience in Mobile App industry.
  • Proficiency in developing games or mobile apps with Unity.


We believe in creating games that unite people across the world and that showcase our commitment to providing an environment that is both inclusive and diverse for our players and employees. We strive to create a workforce that is reflective of our global player community as we know that we are stronger and better when we play together. To help promote an inclusive culture, we celebrate the visible and invisible diversity of our Jam Citizens through initiatives including Employee Resource Groups, cultural events, trainings, speaker series, and more.

Jam City is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, age, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, religion, ethnicity, marital, or domestic partnerships status, disability, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expressions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws. Our management is committed to following this policy with respect to hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, recruiting, pay, and other forms of compensation, training, and general treatment during employment.


Jam City is an award-winning mobile entertainment studio providing unique and deeply engaging games that appeal to a broad, global audience.

Led by CEO Chris DeWolfe, former MySpace co-founder and CEO, and COO Josh Yguado, former 20th Century Fox executive, Jam City is the creative powerhouse behind some of the highest-grossing and most enduring mobile games. Jam City’s global franchise Cookie Jam has generated more than half a billion dollars, and Panda Pop has more than 120 million downloads to date.

The company also is the go-to studio for Hollywood, having developed immersive, narrative-rich mobile games around iconic entertainment brands. The company’s popular RPG game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery was the #1 game in more than 40 countries at its launch in April 2018.

Jam City has nine studios located in Los Angeles (HQ), Berlin, Buenos Aires, Bogotá, Burbank, Cedar Falls, San Diego, San Francisco, and Toronto.