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Design, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Tuesday, December 04, 2018
 
   
 
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Dots is a young gaming company with three mobile hits so far (Dot, TwoDots, & Dots & Co), & over 100 million installs. We're a young studio staffed by multi-talented game-makers - passionate about games, committed to beautiful design & dedicated to growing & supporting our staff.

For this role we're looking for a junior game designer with a passion for puzzle games & a strong desire to pursue a career in game design. This role is full-time & based in our NYC office.

The ideal candidate has experience designing & playtesting game levels or content, & is familiar with current mobile game mechanics & systems. Familiarity with Unity or other game creation software is beneficial but not essential - we're primarily looking for strong design insight & a hunger for learning.

The junior game designer will perform general level design tasks, manage level testing, & help manage content updates & player feedback.

To apply for this job, please send a pen-and-paper level design for a Two Dots level, with an accompanying description of what makes it good to play. Please design your level around existing Two Dots game rules & mechanics only. Don't invent anything new!

Key Responsibilities

  • Building levels & events for Two Dots & other games as needed
  • Writing specs for new mechanics, as required by the Lead Game Designer/Game Director
  • Managing playtesting sessions & collating feedback
  • Monitoring playtest data & player feedback

Requirements

  • Strong passion & knowledge of video games, particularly puzzle games & current mobile free-to-play titles.
  • Good sense for what makes a game or level fun to play & the ability to articulate that to others
  • Strong written, verbal & visual communication skills
  • Excellent time management & organizational skills
  • Ability to take direction & work well in a team environment
  • United States work visa

Dots is committed to creating a respectful, collaborative working environment. Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants & teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, physical & mental disability, medical condition, marital, parental or registered domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, transgender status, & any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We enjoy working with diverse teammates from all backgrounds & encourage all to apply.

 
 
 
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