Senior Game Designer (f/m/d)

About the Employer
We are Kolibri Games - a mobile games developer from Berlin. Our two games have over 100 million downloads and we are on a mission to become the most player-centric games studio out there.

We believe in players, creating value, learning, but, most of all, we believe in people. We strive to offer you a fair recruitment process and a great candidate experience, as well as a friendly environment to work in, with plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. Help us bring joy to people, we promise you will have fun by doing so :)

Senior Game Designer (f/m/d)
We are looking for an experienced Senior Game Designer to work on our hit game, ‘Idle Miner
Tycoon’.

You will be responsible for the economy management, balancing, and new feature and content creation for a game with over 100 million downloads and 7.5 million MAU.

You will identify future features for the game by developing a deep understanding of our player’s needs and motivations using both data, information from the players and your own F2P knowledge.
We release weekly updates so you will make sure that our players have a challenging but rewarding game experience that is perfectly balanced.

Responsibilities

  • Balance features and evaluate their impact on the game
  • Analyse existing features numerically and graphically
  • Define the games vision and feature set in collaboration with your team
  • Research, deconstruct, and analyze idle mobile games

Required skills

  • At least 3 years of professional experience as a game designer
  • Strong analytical & mathematical skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Player-centric mindset and a sense for great user experience
  • Strong understanding of games from a player and a developer perspective

Desirable skills

  • Degree in Computer Science, Economics, Physics, Mathematics or other Technical Fields
  • Experience in game design and UX preferably in F2P mobile games
  • Knowledge of Unity3D is an advantage
Your Benefits – We’re game to support you

- Competitive Salary - We believe that top performers should receive top payment
- Training Budget - We believe in learning. A generous personal learning budget to spend on learning and development, including books, workshops and attending conferences. We also offer in-house training such as coding and German classes
- Flexible working hours and Home office – We believe in a good work-life balance
- Equipment - State-of-the-art technical equipment, including laptops and phones, which may also be used in your free time
- Health and Fitness - We pay €50 towards a monthly gym membership or a fitness activity
- Relocation - Relocation support to help you move to Berlin
- Pension - Opportunity to save for your pension tax-free

Bonus Level – We love to have a good time, too

- Food and Drinks - Fresh fruits to keep you healthy and fresh coffee to keep you alert. We also have a fully stocked fridge with Smoothies, Coke, Club Mate, beer etc
- Parties and Team Events - Apart from our regular parties, BBQ’s and movie nights we also have a team event budget you can use to buy games or sports equipment to make working here even more fun
- Company Holidays - Every year we go on an amazing company holiday to relax and bond as a team. Last summer we went to Greece!
- Friday Celebrations - Company-provided dinner and drinks on Friday afternoons

Kolibri Games is an equal opportunity employer. We come from 25 different countries and many different backgrounds. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, regardless of their age, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, physical appearance or disability.

We are an international studio, so don’t forget to send in your application in English. Although it is not mandatory, we always appreciate a cover letter stating your motivation to join us.

We look forward to hearing from you!