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Reference ID: EDp7BXGaqnyD
Creative and Graphic Design
Full Time
Kelowna, BC     

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Outline of the Role:

The Game Designer is a visionary and an entrepreneur that will drive the development of new game ideas. This individual will be a seasoned game designer that can take an idea and run with it. Be bold, think out of the box and never give up on your vision. You are a creative decision maker that can define features, design game loops and find out what players want. Ideally, you are self-motivated, passionate about gaming and looking to work in a startup environment where you can take ownership of your work.

Requirements and Experience:
  • 2+ years as Game Designer
  • Great understanding of games, game design, game mechanics, as well as story and character design
  • Knows what it takes to make an amazing player experience
  • Experience designing levels
  • Understands humour, and how to weave it into game design
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiar with user acquisition, player retention, engagement, monetization and how to translate analytics into actionable game features
  • Familiar with legal restrictions and certifications required for children's games
  • Understanding of micro-transactions and F2P core game loops
  • Familiar with trends in gaming, including Web, Mobile, Steam/download, console

  • Work with the Hyper Hippo team to design new game ideas, develop them and launch them.
  • Create a vision and then find the fun through rapid prototyping.
  • Develop the level layout, scenario creation, pacing, and gameplay tuning
  • Contribute to other studio projects
  • Define feature and game requirements
  • After launch, continue to refine the game

Attitude and Personality:
  • Creative and not afraid to kick around ideas until they fall apart or sparkle like diamonds
  • Comfortable in fast-paced environments
  • Agile and flexible to moving deadlines and schedules
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to lead by influence
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Enjoys collaborating with a small, creative team
  • Self motivated, able to work with minimal direction
  • Socially-conscious individual, eager to contribute to the local and global community
  • Avid game player (console, mobile, board games, etc.)
  • Possesses the ability and desire to contribute in a highly creative environment, providing unique concepts and solutions

Compensation package:
  • Competitive salary
  • Extraordinary profit sharing program
  • Health Benefits
  • 3 weeks vacation
  • 10 personal days per year
  • Annual self development budget to attend conferences, courses, training - you name it

How to Apply
Please send your resume, portfolio links & all around awesomeness to:

Posted: October 11, 2016
Closes:December 10, 2016
Email Address:
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