Magic Media

Senior Economy Designer

22 days ago

Job Description

We are currently seeking an economy designer that can perform at a wide variety of game genres, platforms and target audiences and who is able to execute a gameโ€™s vision and bolster its systems through skillful and thorough Economy Design.

The person should be capable of working on multiple projects and cooperating with Producers, Customers, and other Stakeholders -internal and external- in a fast-paced international environment.

  • Location: Remote
  • Contract Type: Freelance, Project Based
  • Contract Length: 3+ months

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to create effective game economies that fit our clientโ€™s vision and provide solutions that match industry standards
  • Ability to create in-game and out-of-game economic systems for a wide variety of game genres and for a wide variety of audiences
  • Knowledge of Game Theory and Game Design
  • Create clean and structured sheets that make the necessary values easily available to developers and fellow designers
  • Design and balance game systems core to the game economy
  • Ability to create effective and well-documented sheets
  • Strong mathematical skills, with emphasis on Statistics and Probability; being able to formulate indexes to identify strengths and weaknesses of the economy design in the game
  • Perform in-engine balancing, tweaking and polishing tasks related to economy design
  • Work within a multidisciplinary team towards shared goals
  • Estimate, prioritize and coordinate economy design activities
  • Coach teammates in economy design tasks
  • Communicate and cooperate with Customers and other Stakeholders
  • Participate in different Design Department activities to collaborate and coordinate with fellow game designers
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills

Requirements

  • Bachelorโ€™s degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • Professional experience in economy design: +5 years
  • Deep knowledge creating Game Design Documentation
  • Quest and Economy Design experience
  • Web3 Economy Design experience
  • Fluent English and excellent communication skills
  • Experience working with Art and Programming departments
  • Experience tuning game economies for FTUE and game tutorials
  • Ability to work methodically and using predictive and iterative models
  • Experience working on games from pre-production to release and LiveOps
  • Shipped multiple game titles as Game Designer
  • Must be proactive, enthusiastic, flexible, capable of working autonomously and energetic

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in other fields of game design, such as game mechanics, level design, game narrative
  • Experience working with Unity and Unreal game engines
  • Basic scripting skills to adjust features created by developers
  • Experience developing for PC and console platforms
  • Knowledge of NFT Game Design
  • Experience in developing sandbox games
  • Experience in developing big open world games
  • Experience with mobile and WebGL games
  • Experience with play to earn concepts

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