Game Systems Designer
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Business Unit Overview
At WB Games San Francisco we are bringing to life some of the world’s most iconic characters, stories, and universes. Come help us build a world-class studio, and take leading entertainment franchises to 1.2 billion mobile gamers. We are committed to creating fun and engaging games for our fans, and are positioning ourselves to be a top player in mobile.
WB Games Inc. seeks a Mobile Game Systems Designer for the WBG San Francisco Design department. Are you a Game Designer that can stand alongside Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman?
WB Games San Francisco united DC’s greatest superheroes with “DC Legends” and brought the Wizarding World to life with “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite”. Now, WBGSF seeks a Mobile Game Systems Designer that will create features and contribute to the next generation of WB mobile games.
As a Mobile Game Systems Designer, you will design compelling game systems, mechanics and content and work with a team of engineers, artists, UX designers, producers and product managers to see their implementation. Cooperation, collaboration and creativity are key in this role.
- Work with the Design Director to develop game systems and mechanics appropriate to a game’s IP and creative vision.
- Create game design documents that communicate concepts and define requirements to other team members across different disciplines.
- Balance game mechanics for a free-to-play mobile RPG game.
- Tune and maintain economy in a live free-to-play game.
- 3 – 5 years experience making successful games, especially mobile or social games.
- University degree or equivalent work experience.
- Background in game design, computer science or equivalent a plus.
- Deep understanding of the F2P mobile/social market.
- Familiarity with Unity preferred.
- Scripting skills a plus.
- Strong math and analytic skills.
- Excellent spreadsheet skills and familiarity with Excel or equivalent.
- Good writing and design documentation skills.
- Good communication and presentation skills and familiarity with Powerpoint or equivalent presentation software.
- Deep knowledge of major Warner Brothers intellectual property, such as DC Entertainment super-heroes.
- Deep understanding of the collectible character / RPG genre.
- Narrative writing skill a plus.
- UI design skills a plus.
Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.