GAME DESIGNER Assen A team of all trades. Although Team6 has been in the gaming industry for over 18 years, we still consider ourselves being a young and dynamic company. Developing games for all kinds of platforms, from top 10-mobile games to a great diversity of games for all the latest consoles keeps us creative and always aiming for the skies. We are looking for a skilled, enthusiastic and proactive Game Designer to strengthen our current Game Design team! As a Game Designer you will be involved in the game design process, from concept to polish phase. You will be the one managing the monetization process and systems. Next to that you will be refining and balancing gameplay features, as well as balancing the economy and difficulty. Does this sound like your cup of tea and do you recognize yourself in the profile described below? Then you might be the new team member that we are looking for! REQUIRED SKILLS: Degree in Game Development, Game Design or equivalent experience 2+ year of experience while acting as a Game Designer in a professional setting Experience with working on mobile games, experience with console- or handheld games is a plus Strong understanding of the game development cycle Strong understanding of game mechanics and game flow Experience with system design and balancing gameplay features Experience with the monetization process and in-game economy Strong understanding about both conceptual, practical and technical aspects of game design Able to document and communicate the design as clear as possible for each distinct discipline of game development Prioritizing design features, complexity and extensiveness based on design pillars and USP is fully integrated in your workflow Able to recognize improvement possibilities while keeping deadlines, scope and budget in mind Able to recognize and resolve possible pitfalls with exceptional creative problem-solving skills Able to combine innovation and strong knowledge of existing industry standards to create game systems which will provide the best experience for players Capable of dissecting high-level features in workable tasks Strong English communication skills in both verbal and written capacity DESIRED SKILLS: Experience with UE4 or Unity 3D Keen eye for detail, visual polish and UX Extensive knowledge of the racing genre is a plus Shipped at least one game while working as a Game Designer Passionate about the newest techniques and developments when it comes to game design Able to give constructive feedback to help the team achieve their highest potential Experience with different development methodologies, experience with Agile and Waterfall methodology is a plus TEAM6 AS A COMPANY: Our name resembles our core beliefs, the best games are not made by individuals but by teams that have passion for games. Learning and inspiring each other is what we excel at. We put a lot of time in building a culture where our Team6-ers can thrive and enjoy a great atmosphere to, not only work in, but share their passion for creating games with their fellow Team6 members. We truly believe that it’s essential to share your passion and knowledge amongst like-minded people to create the best possible games. That’s why we are known for our informal and flexible family-like work culture, while maintaining a professional attitude. You can say we aim for the best of both worlds. If that didn’t convince you yet, we can also offer you: A diverse workforce with different nationalities and cultures Full-time job with room for personal growth (hours are negotiable) Employee benefits including traveling compensation and pensions The opportunity to have a direct impact on the actual developed games, we’d love to hear your input and vision! A beautiful office location nearby the station surrounded by various pubs, restaurants and nearby the forest. Located in the same building as the cinema, library and theatre LOCATION: We strongly prefer candidates that live nearby the studio in Assen, the Netherlands, or are willing to relocate to a place nearby our studio. For this position we only consider candidates that have a nationality from one of the countries that are part of the European Economic Area (EEA countries) or are already in possession of a permanent work permit which allows to work freely in the Netherlands (in this case the work permit will state “arbeid vrij toegestaan”) If you share our ideology, want to become a great addition to our family and enrich us with your awesome talents, then we would love for you to reach out to us! Please send your application (including resume and portfolio) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions? Don’t hesitate to contact us!