Lead Game Designer
Playkot is a gaming company for mobile platforms and social networks. It started as a creative duet in May 2009 and made it into a successful company with more than 230 talented people on the staff. The audience of the games created by Playkot amounts to 70 million people all over the world. The flagship products are mobile turn-based RPG Age of Magic and award-winning city builder SuperCity with 30+ million players, as well as Tropic Storm and Titans with 2+ million players each.
Age of Magic in numbers is four years in operation, 50% of the company's revenue, and millions of players worldwide. Behind these numbers is a midcore fantasy battle with a complex economy and rich universe, with a vast number of storylines and game modes. Today we are facing a new challenge - scaling the project to achieve an even higher global ranking.
Playkot is looking for a strong game designer with the potential for growth up to producer role. These are ambitious tasks for an ambitious person: balancing the interests of business and the players, leading the team and taking the game to the next level.
Position at Age of Magic.
What you'll do:
People management and team development - currently, there are 9 people in our game designers team.
Leading one of the game design directions from a product perspective (early game, hi-end, live ops, heroes). In the future, we will transfer all directions.
Designing processes, developing and maintaining quality standards: documentation, design documents, guides, feedback.
Product analytics in collaboration with the analytics team.
What the team expects from you:
Experience in games with an economic system and live ops of at least 3 years (casual or midcore: farms, city builders, tycoons, RPGs, strategies, tactics with a meta, etc.).
Experience in managing and developing a game design team.
Experience working with monetization features.
Data-driven approach to product decisions.
What's on Offer?
Within 6 months/year you are offered a perspective to become a producer of one of the most successful RPGs.
A strong team. The Playkot team has more than 1500 years of combined experience in game development.
Open statistics, including our games' earnings.
Easy decision making - we don't pile up bureaucracy.
The freedom to work from anywhere in the world or in one of our offices - in Serbia or Cyprus.
Relocation benefits and our assistance with document and visa processing.
100% salary maintained during sick leaves and vacations.
28 days of vacation, and, upon request, the local holidays calendar.
Professional training, internal meetings, conference attendance, discounts on foreign language lessons and psychological counseling.
If you're interested in the position, please submit your CV here.