As a Game Designer you are responsible for creating high quality game content on one of our classic IP games. You make sure that the game content aligns with the vision for the project, that the game is easy to use, and most of all that the game is an awesome experience for the player. RESPONSIBILITIES Design physic-based puzzle levels within an existing parameter set Create game experiences that challenge and delight the player Concise and clear documentation that communicates a game’s design vision Passionately represent the interests of the player in every step of development Contribute to the design team with feedback and other improvements ROLE-BASED SKILLS What we are looking for: A love for creating levels An understanding of level and puzzle design principles Ability to work within a defined set of parameters A strong intuition of what is fun and how to appropriately create challenges Ability to creatively problem solve What could help: Experience with Unity Experience with casual-mobile game design Experience with physics-based games Soft skills Creativity: You are able to come up with original and innovative ideas and solutions and adopt out of the box points of view. Accountability: You take responsibility for your own actions, those of colleagues and the organization and stimulate others to do the same Initiative: You have the ability to recognize and create opportunities and to act accordingly. Qualifications You have a strong passion for making and playing games You have a strong passion for level design You are willing & able to work at our basecamp in The Hague when required You read, write and speak excellent English Able to work 32-40 hours per week Are you qualified? We would much rather read your application, than miss out on a great candidate. So please apply if you are interested! CULTURAL COMPETENCIES Paladin has five core values that we’re looking for in team members: Kaizen: We make positive changes on a regular basis Spark: We leave a mark, providing a positive experience for everyone involved Wholehearted: We love the work we do, and we commit to our work Fellowship: We are in this together Autonomy: We make decisions and take responsibility for our actions WE OFFER A place in a highly motivated and skilled team Positive, healthy work environment 25 days of vacation and 5 additional national holidays per year Coaching and plenty of opportunities for personal development Competitive salary, a pension plan and other benefits Remote work possibilities & flexible hours Relocation support We work in autonomous development teams. This ensures tight communications, a real sense of ownership and truly agile development. In our weekly show & tell meetings, every team shares their progress and all aspects of the company can be discussed. We believe in transparency and autonomy, and this creates a high degree of freedom and responsibility. Our take on the post-Covid work situation We value our team spirit, a healthy work life balance and company culture. This is why we adopted a hybrid structure that allows us to work from home and in the studio. This is why we would like you to be able to come into the studio every once in a while. We will offer support during the relocation proces. If you prefer to work remote, we are open to finding a way to make that work. However, we prefer candidates to be roughly in the same time zone to ensure in sync work routines with the rest of the team. ABOUT PALADIN STUDIOS We create games that make people smile – be it a sweet twinkle, loud laugh, or evil grin. Paladin is a game developer. Our basecamp is in The Hague but we are currently working remote due to COVID-19. We are a team of 35 knights and growing. Our mission is to create games with a spark, for players all over the world. We achieve this goal by being a world-class game studio with soul, that brings out the best in people. That means a studio filled to the brim with creativity, professionalism, and good vibes. Some of our recent games include: Cut The Rope Remastered – A remaster of the legendary Cut the Rope puzzle game! Good Job! – Climb the corporate ladder one office-themed puzzle at a time Stormbound – Tactical CCG combat with beautiful visuals My Tamagotchi Forever – The 90s reborn on your smartphone! HOW TO APPLY Does this sound good? Awesome! To apply, please fill in the application form.