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Game Designer
Game Design DepartmentKharkiv
Office / Remote

Plarium is a multinational software development company specializing in mobile and desktop games. We have studios in Tel Aviv, San Francisco, Michigan, Krasnodar, Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, and Odesa. Our games are currently played by more than 390 million users across 150 countries.

Plarium Kharkiv is looking for talented Game Designers to join our Game Design Department, which is responsible for design, feature concepts, game balance, documentation, and UI/UX across our multiple projects. The successful applicant will be working on our upcoming third-person shooter.

Relocation assistance available.

Join us and together we will change the face of the gaming industry!

Responsibilities:

  • Brainstorming and discussing ideas for the upcoming game
  • Creating new concepts for game mechanics and features, and improving existing ones
  • Crafting the balance of the metagame and battle system
  • Designing the game’s economy
  • Playtesting early versions of the game and suggesting ideas to improve user experience

What we expect:

  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience writing game design documents
  • Knowledge of advanced mathematics, especially probability theory and game theory
  • Proficiency in Excel / Google Sheets
  • English language skills at the intermediate level or higher
  • Knowledge of gaming industry trends

Desired:

  • Experience working with Confluence or similar feature documentation systems
  • Experience creating in-game economies
  • Understanding of the basics of UX
  • Higher education in a technical field
  • Experience playing action games or working with them

What we offer our Employees:

  • The opportunity to be involved throughout our full product development cycle
  • Officially registered full-time employment
  • 28 days of paid vacation leave
  • Complete and inclusive medical insurance package for all employees and their children
  • Professional seminars, workshops, training programs, and the opportunity to attend industry conferences online
  • Educational English programs, including online lessons with native speakers
  • Free assistance planning and booking trips from our in-house travel managers
  • A fully-equipped gym, and Pilates classes both online and at our office

Note: We've had to adapt to the lockdown so read about how we work now.

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What's next?

Send us your CV
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Found a job that sounds right for you? Fantastic. Send us your resume and a link to your portfolio, if applicable.
Test task
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Our recruiters will ask you to perform a test task. This will allow you to demonstrate your professional skills and give us the chance to evaluate your work.
Waiting for feedback
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After you have completed your test task and sent it back to us, we will need up to 5 working days to analyze it. If your test task meets our requirements, you will be invited for an interview with the technical team lead.
Technical interview
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This will give you the opportunity to tell us about your experience and allow us to explain the technical aspects of the job. If you live a long way from the studio, we can arrange a Skype interview instead.
Meeting with HR
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After the technical interview, you will meet with our HR specialists. They will give you more information on your development prospects in the company and provide details about the employee benefits program.
Ready to start
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When the above stages are complete, we will invite you to our studio to make a formal job offer. If you live in another city or country, you can use our relocation program to help you hit the ground running.
First day at work
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You're ready to begin life at Plarium. Welcome, friend.
Keeping in touch
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We keep all resumes and job applications on file. Don't give up if you're unsuccessful first time round - we'll contact you as soon as a suitable position appears.
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