SMITE - Senior Game Designer

All Locations /
Titan Forge – Design /
Full-time
Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire an experienced Game Designer to work at our studio in Alpharetta, Georgia.

At Hi-Rez, you will have an opportunity to be part of an innovative environment that embraces new and different ideas. We are a passionate and enthusiastic bunch who love video games. We have incredibly talented individuals who are empowered to create, & challenged to learn. All of this means more opportunities for you to unleash your energy, collaboration, and dedication. 

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Paladins & Rogue Company as we embark on exciting new  game projects!

You as a senior designer would:

    • Design the abilities and themes of new playable characters within SMITE, while leading their implementation teams.
    • Pitch and implement SMITE game balance adjustments for gods, items, maps, and more.
    • Pitch innovative game features that are designed to improve customer acquisition, engagement and/or monetization, but overall must be fun.
    • Collaborate with the engineering and art team to effectively implement new features and systems.
    • Manage game systems, economics & mechanics
    • Modeling and tuning complex game systems
    • Provide clear feature documentation, diagrams, wireframes and/or prototypes
    • Analyze live data and player feedback to continually optimize existing game experience

Who we are looking for:

    • 5+ years of game design experience
    • Significant hours played within the MoBA genre and high level of interest in the genre
    • Ability to analyze gameplay mechanics and feature designs
    • Able to design game systems, individual gameplay features & player progressions
    • Understanding of game balance, including statistics, virtual goods, economics and user motivations
    • Understanding of interaction design concepts and principles
    • Able to excel in an rapid iteration environment
    • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
    • Bachelor's degree required