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At Alderon Games, we believe in the power of play and the magic of immersive worlds. We're looking for passionate individuals who dream in polygons, think in code, and live for great storytelling.


Game Designer

Systems, Gameplay, Balance


Location: Remote

Job Type: Contract Based Full-Time Hours

About Alderon Games:

Alderon Games is a leading video game development company known for creating engaging and immersive gaming experiences. We foster a culture of innovation, inclusion, and collaboration, and we are dedicated to producing high-quality games.

Job Description:

We are seeking a talented and creative Game Designer to join our video game development team. As a Game Designer, you will play a key role in shaping and creating compelling gameplay experiences. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including artists, programmers, and producers, to design, document, and implement game mechanics, levels, and systems. This role requires a deep passion for gaming, a strong understanding of player psychology, and excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the creative team to conceptualize and develop innovative game concepts, mechanics, and features.
  • Design, document, and communicate game mechanics, rules, and systems, ensuring clarity and alignment with the project's vision.
  • Prototype and iterate on gameplay ideas, gathering feedback from stakeholders and conducting playtests to refine and improve the player experience.
  • Collaborate with programmers to implement game mechanics using scripting languages or visual scripting tools.
  • Conduct Playtesting with QA
  • Provide feedback and guidance to the development team regarding gameplay mechanics, user experience, and game balance.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a Game Designer or similar role, with a portfolio showcasing your design skills and contributions to completed games.
  • Strong understanding of game design principles, mechanics, and player psychology.
  • Proficiency in game design tools and software, such Unreal Engine
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of game monetization models and the ability to design engaging gameplay loops and progression systems.
  • Familiarity with user interface design principles and practices.
  • Experience with game analytics and the ability to use data to inform design decisions.
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies is a plus.
  • Strong attention to detail and a passion for delivering high-quality games.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary.
  • A creative, inclusive, and collaborative work environment.
  • The opportunity to work on innovative and exciting projects.
  • Remote work options and flexible work hours.
  • Opportunities for career development and growth.

Note: all applications must be accompanied by a resume and cover letter.