Game Designer

Toronto /
Glu Toronto – Game Design /
Regular FTE
Glu Toronto is now part of the Electronic Arts family. The combination of our talented teams at Glu and EA position us as a leader in the largest gaming category in the world. We are forming a powerful growth engine that will expand our current games and deliver more amazing new experiences across sports, lifestyle, mid-core, and casual for players everywhere. Come join us!

Role Overview
We’re seeking a highly creative, out-of-the box thinker to design hypercasual games for the Crowdstar studio. This individual will be ideating fun new mechanics, prototyping, and validating their designs through testing.

Primary Responsibilities:

    • Pioneer new game mechanics
    • Ideate, design, and prototype multiple new games in parallel
    • Leverage qualitative and quantitative data to validate your designs and ideas
    • Collaborate closely with product managers, artists, and engineers
    • Write detailed specs in a fast-paced environment
    • Have your finger on the pulse of the hypercasual market

Requirements:

    • 3+ years of experience designing games (hypercasual experience, in particular, is a bonus)
    • Ability to autonomously create prototypes (paper and/or Unity)
    • Fantastic UX understanding and intuition
    • A clear vision and ability to concisely articulate your vision to others
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • A data-driven mindset and ability to analyze performance of new games and features (Excel proficiency expected)
    • Strong understanding of the female mobile audience
    • Robust organizational and decision-making skills
    • Self-motivation and a team-player mentality
At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers.
 
We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more!
 
Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.