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Senior Game Designer - Power Ups (Disney Emoji Blitz)
Posted on 2/1/2022
Burbank, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Serious passion for games-you are a gamer and have been for years
  • Love of all things Disney, Pixar, and Star Wars
  • At least 2 years of work experience designing mobile free-to-play (F2P) puzzle games, with at least one shipped F2P title
  • 6+ years of game industry design experience
  • Deep understanding of arcade/puzzle game mechanics
  • Experience with live operations content and planning
  • Thorough understanding of games' commercial appeal, including outside your personal gamer demographic
  • Demonstrated success at communicating your designs and vision to colleagues from different professional backgrounds
  • Oversee and direct implementation of every character through launch
  • Manage multiple Game Designers working on power ups, providing them key feedback to ensure power ups hit all quality requirements
  • Lead, observe, and analyze playtests on Emoji character power ups to enact effective, balanced, in-scope iterations
  • Work closely with animators to ensure the intended story of each power-up is effectively translated into gameplay
  • Analyze and tune live Emoji characters, utilizing game economy data and device gameplay
  • Work with external partners that support the content development
  • Iterate designs to hone in on the most intuitive version of every power-up
  • Innovate new design space to continually refresh options for new power-ups
  • Vigilantly update documentation and communicate character status to teammates
  • Write spirited character descriptions in Disney Emoji Blitz's bubbly tone
  • Direct sound designers to authentically bring Disney Emoji characters to life
  • Input and adjust character data to communicate with game systems and live-ops
  • Design and provide feedback on other new game features
Desired Qualifications
  • Character abstraction experience-you can take a unit or class type and translate it into a set of game mechanics in any environment
  • Unity experience
  • Management experience
  • Sound design experience
  • Agile and Scrum process experience
Jam City

501-1,000 employees

Mobile entertainment
Company Overview
Jam City's mission is to combine the best creative talent in the world with our proprietary tech platform to create the deepest, richest, and most engaging mobile experiences for their players.
  • Medical
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  • Vision
  • Concierge
  • Paid Leave
  • Community
  • Kin Care
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Paid Sick Time
  • ERGs & STaff
  • Wellbeing Programs
  • Volunteer & Charity
  • Casual Dress
  • Company Events
  • Dog-Friendly Offices
Company Values
  • Love The Player, Love The Game
  • Focus on the Magic
  • Focus On The Magic & The Measured
  • Promote Diversity & Inclusion
  • Promote Diversity & Inclusivity
  • Recognize,Teach, & Pursue Excellence
  • Recognize,Teach, & Pursue Excellence
  • Love What You Do