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Established in 2006, Ubisoft Sofia has grown to a world-class AAA game dev studio. Throughout the years, it has released more than 20 titles, ranging from small casual to big open-world games, and covering a wide range of platforms & technologies. The studio has brought its expertise and creativity into brands such as Tom Clancy’s®, Prince of Persia®, and Assassin’s Creed®.

For more than eight years now, Ubisoft Sofia has been a key contributor to the Assassin’s Creed franchise, taking a significant part in the development of AC Black Flag, AC Origins, and AC Valhalla. Ubisoft Sofia made its mark as a lead studio in the creation of AC Liberation, AC Rogue, and the mythological expansion of AC Origins “The Curse of the Pharaohs”. Following this success, Ubisoft Sofia contributed as a co-dev studio to the creation of Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 and led the production of its second episode “Pentagon, The Last Castle” in 2019. The latest achievement of the teams in Sofia is the creation of the most ambitious expansion in the Assassin's Creed franchise history – AC Valhalla “Dawn of Ragnarök”, released in March 2022.

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Job Description

Your role

As a Senior Game Designer, you will design game systems and mechanics in line with the design and creative visions to achieve the best player experience.

Your daily adventure

CREATE GAME SYSTEMS

According to the creative direction

ANALYZE AND ANTICIPATE

The behaviors of game systems

CONCEPTUALIZE, CREATE AND MAINTAIN

Detailed game design documentation throughout the project cycle

REGULARLY UPDATE DOCUMENTATION

To offer a useful work reference for the whole team

COLLABORATE WITH THE DIFFERENT TEAMS

In order to develop strong gameplay mechanics

PROTOTYPE AND ITERATE

On the core game mechanics

USE GAME AND PLAYER KNOWLEDGE

To support propositions and choices with references

BALANCE AND ADJUST GAMEPLAY EXPERIENCES

To ensure the game’s critical and commercial success

IMPLEMENT GAME CONTENT

Using in house engine tools and basic scripting

TAKE OWNERSHIP OF KEY ELEMENTS OF THE GAME

Driving them to completion

PROVIDE CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK

On all areas of the game

MENTOR AND SUPPORT

The more unexperienced game design team members

ABILITY TO DISTRIBUTE ELEMENTS

In a way that optimizes learning

BE A PROBLEM SOLVER AND CLOSER

On the game design tasks

Qualifications

Your skills

EXPERIENCE

5 years of experience in game development and at least 2 shipped titles

KNOWLEDGE

Extensive game culture and ability to analyze game design in a market context Proficiency in basic software such as word processing, spreadsheets, etc.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Collaborate effectively with other team members Proficiency in English

TIME MANAGEMENT SKILLS

Ability to manage your own time and work within deadlines

PRECISION IN WRITING

Ability to write clear and concise documentation in English

ENTHUSIASM AND DESIRE

To work in the game development industry with creative and collaborative teams

Additional Information

We offer

  • Multicultural & friendly working environment

  • Working with the best professionals in the games industry on AAA video games

  • Flexible working hours & additional days off

  • Private medical health & dental care

  • Employee assistance program

  • Learning & knowledge sharing programs International trainings & conferences

  • Top location next to Borisova Garden Park

  • Public transport card & food vouchers

  • Gifts for special occasions

  • Free games & game dev merchandise

  • Memorable parties & teambuilding events

HOW TO APPLY Please send us a copy of your updated CV in English and a portfolio.

All applications will be reviewed with strict confidentiality and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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