Senior Game Designer, Unannounced Project

Stockholm
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The Position
We are looking for an experienced Game Designer to join our new self-published project. On a high level, you and fellow game designers will lead the creative development for a new Expansive Worlds’ IP and work closely with the Game Design Lead, Producer and Product Owner to realize the road map you helped develop. 

On a day-to-day basis, you will help define the game’s core gameplay systems, design new features, and take an active role in product reviews to ensure an appropriate quality level. Talent in Mission and Tutorial Design is a plus.

As you will work on a wide range of different design aspects, we see the perfect candidate having a couple of years practical experience from different areas of game development. This is a rare opportunity for the candidate who wants to play an instrumental creative role in a medium-sized and experienced team actively creating a new title from the ground up. If you are a person who likes being challenged and stimulated in an ambitious and talented environment, this position will suit you perfectly.

Qualifications
  • Experienced the release of at least 1 PC/Console games and/or DLC of products you worked actively on in a design capacity
  • Strong knowledge of game design fundamentals with an understanding of how to design gameplay that fully embraces systemic elements 
  • Talent in systems design, specifically player progression systems
  • Ability to communicate ideas and requirements to stakeholders
  • Self-motivated in setting and reaching goals while able to produce results as part of a team

Bonus Qualifications
  • Experience of running a game as service including game updates, DLC, etc
  • Experience working on open world games 
  • Talent in Mission and Tutorial design

To thrive in the Avalanche Game Design department, you need to be willing and have the ability to learn new tools and workflows. You have a positive attitude and the ability to motivate others. We are looking for someone who is articulate, has strong conceptual skills and the ability to communicate ideas visually and verbally. You need to have a passion for games and an ability to articulate that passion clearly and analytically.

Our Values
At Avalanche Studios, we believe in worlds without limits, and we are committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Being part of our world is not contingent on where you’re from, your gender, or sexual orientation. It’s all about your passion, courage and craftsmanship.  

Stockholm Studio
Our state of the art studio is located in the beautiful area of Södermalm, in the center of Stockholm and the Game industry Hub. Our studio is a beautiful place inspired by our catalog of games. We hope you’ll come to think of this place as your home turf and creative foundation.

Avalanche Studios
Avalanche Studios is the original creator of the award-winning Just Cause franchise (published by Square Enix) and the developer of Mad Max (published by Warner Bros. Interactive) and Rage 2 (published by Bethesda Softworks). As a publisher, Avalanche Studios has released theHunter: Call of the Wild, Generation Zero and the free-to-play service theHunter Classic which has reached more than 8 million players across 190 countries. Avalanche Studios was founded in 2003 and is based in Stockholm, New York City and Malmö. The studio develops games using its proprietary Apex technology, enabling huge open worlds filled with emergent gameplay. Learn more at www.avalanchestudios.com.

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