Games Designer

Job Type:
Other, Product, Design
Isle of Man
Salary Description:
£Competitive Salary Offered
Job Ref:

Betting Jobs are working with a successful international gaming business, seeking to hire an experienced Games Designer for work on an innovative new product.

Role Summary:
You’ll be joining the Innovation team and you will be designing and prototyping new game features, variants & formats that are compelling to both our current and new audiences. You will have proven experience in game design, ideally within the genre of strategy, casino and/or card games. You will demonstrate strong knowledge of poker mechanics, rules, formats and strategy, have a deep understanding of game theory, an aptitude for critical thinking and analysis, boundless creativity, and enjoy working in a dynamic, data-driven environment.

As a Game Designer, you will work closely with the games and innovation teams to establish the vision and direction of games and the product roadmap. Your main focus will be to deliver compelling game experiences - you`ll become our champion of user experience. You will design complex systems & implement/fine tune them with prototypes and simulations.

We always strive to deliver the best quality solutions and therefore you`ll organize and participate in play-testing sessions. Well-structured software documentation is one of our main priorities and you`ll be responsible for its development and maintenance, including but not limited to mechanics, pay-out systems, variants, formats, guidelines, UI flows, core game loops and progression. Last but not least, you are passionate about the latest industry trends: new game genres, new game design methods, and emerging platforms.

Role Requirements:
We are looking for an experienced game designer with in-depth knowledge of poker mechanics, theory & strategy. Your experience mostly includes crafting multiplayer strategy games, you are able to balance and tweak complex game-systems and overall you are truly passionate about games. You are also aware of the newest trends and best practices in game design & development.

Your excellent written and verbal communications skills will help you work creatively in a demanding team environment. Your organizational skills and detail-orientated focus will help you write clear specifications for software developers & product managers.

Preferred Experience:
You have delivered at least one game in the genre of strategy, casino or card games. You are familiar with the online poker industry and its history of product innovation. You have analytics and/or mathematics background and coding & prototyping skills. Professional poker experience and being a lifelong gamer are also desirable attributes.

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 588 988
Contact: Mark Jardine

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