Senior Game Designer

  • location: Sacramento, CA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $100,000 - $115,000 per year

job description

Senior Game Designer

job summary:
Our client has a permanent opportunity for a Senior Game Designer in Sacramento, CA.

This role is with a very notable mobile game studio located in a part of Sacramento that has delicious food, fun bars, and exciting entertainment all in walking distance.

Game nights, happy hours, weekend adventures, and a dog-friendly atmosphere are all elements of who our client is.


  • Have 4+ years of relevant game design experience.
  • Are an active player of mobile turn-based RPGs.
  • Designed and developed major game systems and content for at least one shipped mobile title.
  • Creatively, analytically, and organizationally skilled with proven ability to write, communicate and maintain detailed design documentation throughout the game life cycle.
  • Demonstrative proof of an open-minded, upbeat, progressive thinker who is flexible, energetic, and driven with the ability to overcome obstacles and challenges with working solutions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Scripting experience is a plus.
location: Sacramento, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $100,000 - 115,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Create and tune content to create an accessible yet deep experience for players.
  • Create IP-correct characters and events.
  • Work with developers to ensure your content and features are delivered to the highest quality.
  • Develop ideas for content, gameplay, and progression systems throughout the player life-cycle.
  • Work within existing systems and expand on them, including integrating feedback from user experience testing.
  • Partner with Production and Product Management to build creative solutions to solve our most challenging business needs and, overall, to delight our players.
  • Quickly prototype design ideas in-game and iterate through playtesting.
  • Partner with other disciplines to ensure game design and player engagement targets are considered.
  • Lead a team of one or more designers.
  • Mentor other game designers.
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 4 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • game design
  • mobile gaming
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 4 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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