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You will: Own the design aspect of building engaging and balanced gameplay for our titles.

Must have: 3+ years of level designer experience on mobile titles, preferably casual games.

Who We Are | What We Do

At Yodo1, we simplify mobile game growth.

With billions of downloads across our portfolio, Yodo1 is a partner for mobile game growth at every stage—from helping developers monetize their first game to bringing iconic brands into major mobile titles.

Taking over a decade of experience publishing and growing games like Crossy Road, Rodeo Stampede, and Ski Safari into global hits, we provide products and services that range from helping new arrivals to the app store optimize ad revenue, driving a 50x player increase for games such as Animal Revolt Battle Simulator, and bringing iconic IP from companies like Hasbro, Paramount, Legendary, and MGA to globally-recognized studios the likes of Rivergame, Candivore, 37Games, and more.

We love games, we play games, we grow games.

What We Believe | How We Work

We believe in the future and power of the mobile gaming industry and that everyone deserves an equal opportunity to build a life they love through games.

We believe you know when and where you do your best work. We are fully remote by design and we WFA: Work From Anywhere. We don’t impose hours or limit time off.

We are driven by performance and we experiment often. We care about impact, not titles.

Who We’re Looking For

Yodo1 is looking for a talented and versatile Game Designer who possesses a strong background in level design and statistical balancing for mobile games. The ideal candidate will contribute to both the macro and micro aspects of game design.

You are:

  • Focused on impact. You understand the 80/20 rule and focus on activities that matter.

  • Performance-driven and growth-oriented. You have an intrinsic will to succeed while unafraid to try, fail, and learn by experimenting with new approaches and testing ideas.

  • Cooperative. You help others succeed; you give and receive feedback well.

  • Relentlessly curious. You ask questions.

  • Humble. You ask for help; you are quick to admit and learn from your mistakes.

  • SMART. You work and communicate in ways that are Specific, Measurable, Actionable, Relevant, and Time-bound.

What We Expect

You will:

  • Design and prototype new game features, including level layouts, gameplay mechanics, and progression systems.

  • Apply your level design expertise to create engaging and varied levels that fit within the game’s world and narrative.

  • Conduct statistical analysis and balance in-game economies, character stats, and progression systems to ensure a fair and engaging experience for players.

  • Iterate on design aspects based on analytics, playtesting feedback, and team input.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate design aspects into the game, including working with artists, programmers, and QA testers.

  • Document and communicate game design processes, decisions, and mechanics clearly and effectively.

  • Stay informed on mobile gaming trends and player preferences to inform design decisions.

You must have:

  • At least 3 years of experience in game design, including substantial experience with level design, game mechanics, and balancing.

  • Strong portfolio showcasing your work on mobile games, with emphasis on level design and statistical balancing.

  • Proficiency in game development tools and software, such as Unity or Unreal Engine, and scripting or programming related to game design.

  • Solid understanding of mobile gaming market dynamics and player expectations.

  • Analytical and mathematical skills; familiarity with data analytics tools and ability to interpret player data to inform design decisions.

  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt designs based on user feedback and data.

  • Deep passion for mobile games.

You might have:

  • Proficiency in Mandarin.

  • Experience working with teams in different locations and time zones.

  • Availability for at least 4 hours between 9AM and 8PM Beijing Time.

What We Offer

Compensation. We pay based on qualifications, experience, and fit for the role. We provide an allowance to purchase your own device or equipment and offer variable compensation through our annual bonus program.

Growth. We offer an environment where you will have the trust and freedom to try, fail, learn fast, and make a real impact while accelerating your career, and where anyone with a great idea can pitch it directly to our management team.

WFA. Work from anywhere in the world, travel when and where you like, get paid in your currency of choice, and enjoy flexible hours and unlimited paid time off.

Community. Work with an energetic, fast-learning, supportive, and diverse team of Yodies across six continents and 30+ countries who share and support new ideas and get things done.

Ready to change the game for mobile game developers and build your career from anywhere?