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Game Designer - Console/PC - Adventure

We're a studio focused on producing stellar video games from the Middle East and strive to provide a platform and a voice for aspiring game developers in the region. As we pour our hearts into Nightscape, an atmospheric adventure game inspired by ancient Arabian astronomy, a core component for us is unearthing inspirations from the region and translating them into fun and meaningful experiences! To find out more about us visit www.mezanstudios.com

 

Please send your resume/portfolio to jobs@mezanstudios.com :-) 

Who are we looking for? 

A game designer who will conceptualize, design and participate in the implementation of core game mechanics for Nightscape. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a small project-oriented development team to build games for PC and consoles. 

 

Salary

$35,000 - $40,000 depending on experience level

Responsibilities 

We encourage autonomy, professional agility and attention to detail. Your main tasks will include but not be limited to: 

  • Design and balance game mechanics 
  • Design and balance game levels 
  • Build, design and help implement engaging core and meta loops to engage players 
  • Communication of game design with clear and concise documentation 
  • Comfortable with expanding on design briefs through detailed design specification documents 
  • Deliver clear and concise engineering-ready product specs 
  • Be a key player in contributing to roadmap planning 
  • Break down multifaceted development features into estimated sprint plans to guide  our product from creation to launch 

Requirements 

  • 4 years of experience at least working in game development 
  • A varied portfolio showcasing samples of core game mechanics 
  • Ability to create interaction flow wireframes based on high-level product spec 
  • Strong analytical systems design skills 
  • Ability to create functional prototypes to test design ideas 
  • Strong communication and presentation skills 
  • Competency in C# scripting in Unity 

 

Desired Profile 

  • Comfortable prototyping and working with an iterative development process
  • A pro-active hands-on approach, with a drive to get fun into the game
  • Passion for video games 
  • Be results oriented and have the ability to work under pressure 
  • Most importantly: comfortable working collaboratively with a strong team spirit in mind 

Conditions 

  • 4-6 months part time remote working with possible infrequent physical meetings at certain points in time (travel and lodging at our expense naturally)
  • Full time role potential open conditional on moving to production phase

Opportunities 

  • Becoming a part of a newly established studio is your chance to materially influence how we do things, make an impact and take responsibility. 
  • Be part of a dynamic team that is open to initiatives and ideas 
  • Big opportunity to learn and potential exposure to other areas of game dev / business 
  • Ownership and agency of your field of expertise. 
  • We value a learning environment so plenty of room to learn and grow. 
  • You can have a real impact on our games. 
  • You don’t have to know it all (but you can make up for it with your drive to find solutions).

Game Designer - Console/PC - Adventure

Doha
Full time, Contract
3 - 5 years of experience
High school

Published on 08/20/2022

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