Senior Game Designer
Posted on 3/17/2023
United States
Experience Level
  • Good instincts for game design and fun and innovative gameplay
  • Self-motivated and passionate about making games
  • Must be flexible with schedule changes and shifting timetables
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • 5+ years industry experience
  • Knowledge and experience with C/C++ or a scripting language a plus
  • Experience designing video games in the strategy genre or designing board/tabletop games a strong plus
  • Must be able to be onsite at the Firaxis main studio in Sparks, Maryland 3 days a week
  • Design gameplay features, systems, and game mechanics
  • Work on new game ideas, work with other game designers on improving/finalizing their ideas
  • Collaborate with writers to ensure narrative/story elements complement and support the game design
  • Identify, offer feedback/solutions, and iterate on existing game design shortcomings
  • Work closely with designers, artists and engineers to provide technical, creative, and scheduling feedback
  • Clearly communicate updates and concerns to their manager
  • Transform high-level ideas into accurate, intelligible, and quantified specification
  • Routinely collect feedback from user-testing, the development team and design management
  • Identify solutions to expressed problems that won't negatively impact other systems or mechanics

1,001-5,000 employees

Sports-based game development studio
Company Overview
2K’s mission is to enable all gamers to build, connect, escape and dream big with their wide array of interactive entertainment for video game consoles, personal computers, and mobile devices. The company is committed to maintaining and developing some of the most creative, respective and premium games in today’s gaming market.
  • Health Care Benefits
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) Including Company Contribution
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Life and Disability Benefits
  • Group Legal Plan
  • Wellbeing Program
  • Childcare Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Generous Compassionate Leave
  • Companywide End of Year Break
Company Core Values
  • Come As You Are
  • Give A ****
  • Treat Our People and Partners the Way We Want To Be Treated
  • Stay Hungry, Be Humble
  • Be Nimble, Pivot Quickly
  • Give and Act Generously