Game Designer

Overview

Tater Games is looking for an experienced and talented Game Designer who is self-motivated, goal-oriented and a strong team player to join our studio with an international development team. If you are someone who has a tremendous amount of innovative game concept ideas that you would like to work with a world-class team to develop, in a culture that emphasizes independence and learning, then this is a perfect role for you. You take pride in your work, and know what it means to take responsibility and deliver quality-focused games.

Responsibilities

  • Lead full game design production starting with an initial specification
  • Lead with a vision, but also know when is the right time to listen & follow
  • Build and deliver mockups and wireframes, lead playtesting at scale, and constantly iterate on games in development
  • Deep experience in core gameplay design and game mechanics
  • Strong ability to implement gameplay using tools made by the engineers or yourself
  • Ability to think logically with a high level of attention to detail
  • Strong & concise communicator of game concepts
  • Hunger and passion for playing and analyzing games; understand current trends and reasons why games fail
  • Open and flexible enough to receive & adjust design choices upon valid feedback, but strong enough to back your own ideas & opinions
  • Programming skills are a plus but not mandatory; ability to think with the precision of an engineer and creativity of an artist is highly desired

Requirements

  • Experience working 2+ years as a Game Designer
  • Documented strength in designing systems that monetize at scale for free-to-play games
  • Experience in creating mockups and prototypes hands-on
  • Passion for games

Your personal attributes

  • Naturally curious about our fans and which features create greater engagement
  • Interested in the data behind any successful game economy
  • Self motivated, with a strong desire to learn
  • Humble and curious, able to iterate quickly based on feedback from an analytical mindset
  • Alignment with Tater Game’s values to be a passionate gamer, that respects others

Employee Benefits

  • Playstation 5 Room: When you need some time to recharge yourself, there is a selection of games available to play!
  • Snacks: Communal fridge stocked with snacks and beverages + Espresso Machine
  • Tater Labs: Some Fridays we will spent learning and experimenting to improve our skillsets – expect lectures, workshops and presentations
  • Pitch Games: Pitch and run your own games supported by Tater Games
  • Teambuildings: Go-Kart Racing, Escape rooms, Hiking trips, Parties
  • Event Tickets: Game Conferences like GDC, Gamescom, E3, Reboot
  • Golem Gym Membership
  • Cool and creative office with a good location
  • 5 Sick days (in addition to the regular leave)
  • PCR test paid by the employer
  • Home Office

About Tater Games

Tater Games is a Slovak game development studio that balances out-of-this-world creativity with real-world data. We believe the best people make the best games, and that’s who we’re looking for. If you love games, possess the skill needed to craft them, and you’re looking for a job that provides ownership and independence, you’re in the right place. We keep our teams small so the talent has the freedom to make decisions without needless oversight.

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