Game Economy Designer

Job Description Salary - $55,000.00 - $75,000.00 Assist in the creation of sustainable games as a service, generating recurring revenue; Identify purchase drivers in the game economy and define key points of exposure; Balance the utility of virtual items, their sources, and life cycles, with respect to their relationship with the game loop and mechanics; Define metrics which will allow you to regularly provide data-driven recommendations on design, tuning and pricing; Conduct in-depth analysis of player behavior, segmented by relevant cohorts; Stay up to date on industry trends, best practices, and key competitors; Play-test on a regular basis to gain insights from a player’s perspective and understand how to increase the game’s perceived value. Qualifications Strong analytical and formal thinking, able to break problems down into their key variables and identify the relationships between them. Statistical knowledge, able to formulate ratios and indexes specific to each game, identifying specific weaknesses and strengths in its economy design. Marketing knowledge, able to formulate adequate selling strategies to improve financial performance. Econometrics skills, able to model problems into quantitative systems, and draw qualitative conclusions out of quantitative data. Sensitivity to gameplay and game design, understanding how to build needs and emotions in the context of a game. University degree with focus on Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, or Marketing is an asset. Fluent written and spoken English, concise writing skills. Comprehensive proficiency in MS Excel. Passion for games on all existing formats: board games, card games, sports, paper RPGs, gambling, all genres of videogames with special focus on MMOs and competitive games. Up-to-date knowledge of the free-to-play market, both web-based and on mobile devices. Understanding of database systems. Additional information Why join Gameloft? You want to be part of an exceptional experience, within a company that is constantly growing. You want to work with talented people who are industry pioneers. You want to join a global company and meet great people around the world from all walks of life. Or, you are just looking for a fun place to work! What Gameloft Toronto can offer you? Flexible working hours to suit your schedule Health insurance coverage Employee Assistance Program; because sometimes we need a helping hand Video game room equipped with your favourites Social Club events Fresh Fruit every morning Mentorship program and expert-led courses to help you strengthen your skills or learn something new Only selected candidates will be contacted, and your CV will be saved in our files for 6 months.
Gameloft is looking to hire a Game Economy Designer at their Toronto location. Job contains the tags Designer and English.
Job discovered on 3/4/2021