Game Designer

Date: 2 Mar 2024

Location: Zoetermeer, NL

Company: Miniclip

What will you be doing at Miniclip?

A Game Designer in the games industry is responsible for:

  • Design and craft gameplay experiences and game features that deliver strong player engagement, retention, and monetization, collaborating cross discipline to meet the desired goals.
  • Participate as a key member of the product team across the product life-cycle, working on games in production, and live titles, owning and creating high-impact gameplay content updates for our existing portfolio of games.
  • Collaborate across the team to expand and iterate internal tools used for design and gameplay implementation.
  • Present and articulate your designs across the team and with stakeholders, upholding the design vision and rationale in a clear manner.
  • Review and iterate game design implementation both during production and post release, incorporating feedback from key stakeholders and suggest changes to balance and improve the game content based on analytics data.
  • Help identify and deconstruct new markets and opportunities, expanding the portfolio of the company and staying in the cutting edge of the mobile gaming industry.
  • Support the team with subject-matter expertise on mobile game design.

What are we looking for?

  • 3+ years experience of economy and gameplay design on mobile, preferably on sports titles.
  • Strong knowledge of the mobile game space, with exceptional understanding of current design techniques to deliver excellent engagement, retention, and monetisation.
  • Experience across the product life-cycle, from prototyping, through production, to updating a live free-to-play game.
  • Understanding of, and experience with reviewing game analytics, developing insights based on data to make better informed design decisions.
  • Strong grasp of mobile user-experience design, and ability to consider & empathise with many different types of players.
  • Creative problem solver, with proven ability to create compelling features.
  • Relentlessly self-critical: always sees the pros and cons of each approach, and works tirelessly to improve design solutions. Prolific with high quality, well-thought-through proposals.
  • Drive, initiative and proactivity with the ability to self-manage effectively with a highly organised approach.
  • Great collaborator, with superb written and oral communication skills.
  • Preferable high interest in sports, football in particular

About Miniclip

Miniclip is a global leader in digital games and one of the world's biggest developers and publishers of mobile games, with a mission of unleashing the gamer in everyone. It distributes highly engaging games to a global audience of over 400 million monthly and 70 million daily active users across mobile, social, and online platforms. Operating in 10 countries, Miniclip develops and launches games in multiple categories across its 17 studios.
Founded in 2001 with an internationally recognised brand name, Miniclip has successfully grown a global audience across 195 countries and six continents. It has a unique understanding of the digital games space, developing and distributing a strong portfolio of over 60 high-quality mobile games globally.
To date, Miniclip’s studios and companies, which have generated more than 8 billion downloads, include the following digital games: 8 Ball Pool™, Subway Surfers™, Golf Battle™, Football Strike™, Carrom Pool™, OSM - Online Soccer Manager™, Football Rivals ™, Pure Sniper ™, Puzzle Page ™, Head Ball 2™, Motorsport Manager™, Darts of Fury™, Ultimate Golf™, Mini Football ™, Triple Match 3D ™ and™.
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