• Location
    • London
  • Date Posted
  • 09 Sep 2020
  • Function
  • Design & UI
  • Sector
  • Entertainment

Role

We are looking for a passionate, self-motivating and talented designer with an entrepreneurial attitude to help us make exciting and groundbreaking new mobile games.

As a designer at Supersolid, you will be the vision holder and product owner for games throughout their development, as well as contributing to the design of additional features for our existing games. In your role you will lead a small team of developers and artists, working with production, marketing and analytics to develop and deliver exciting, high quality mobile games.

Responsibilities

  • Work with key stakeholders to identify potential market opportunities, and establish and agree the vision of the game
  • Communicate your design clearly and collaborate with the rest of the team
  • Prototype key game elements to prove out the design’s USPs
  • Create and maintain design documentation to define game direction and scope
  • Define and maintain the product roadmap and backlog, and be the driving force behind the team
  • Work with producers to determine production scope priorities and make adjustments as necessary
  • Review and feedback on content and features throughout development, working with the team to consistently meet the quality bar expected of a Supersolid title
  • Continue to iterate the design throughout development in response to feedback, and data from user testing and analytics
  • Balance and tune key features and the game economy
  • Coordinate with marketing to ensure the products vision is followed through in the marketing assets and other promotional materials
  • Design new features to support existing live titles
  • Keep up to date with trends in mobile game design across a variety of genres and markets

Requirements

  • Experience in all aspects of production design; documentation, communication, implementation, balancing, and review and feedback
  • Previously shipped F2P mobile titles in a design capacity
  • Prior experience at leading multi-disciplinary teams
  • Confidence in implementing and balancing using industry standard and internal tools
  • A focus on quality and design excellence; polish is a must for Supersolid games
  • Experience in developing, launching and supporting live games
  • Open and responsive to feedback, and eager to learn and apply new skills and ideas
  • Genuine passion for F2P and mobile games, as well as the wider world of gaming
  • A deep knowledge of mobile F2P market trends, games and mechanics
  • Strong interest and belief in data-informed design to support and validate intuition
  • Superpowers (not essential, but nice to have)

Experience using Unity

Experience in concept and pitch development