Game Designer (Balancing) at Thoughtfish in Berlin



Thoughtfish develops gamified apps and games for mobile devices. We strive for innovative products and technologies, which are used beyond the scope of gaming.


Who we’re looking for:

We are looking for professionals to strengthen our highly motivated and likeable team in Berlin.


Your Responsibilities:

  • Design and prototype core gameplay systems, including how they evolve over time
  • Balance gameplay features from initial design to final polish
    create and maintain internal design documents
  • Ensure the implementation of systems into actual gameplay
  • Iterate, balance, and tune gameplay features based on KPIs and feedback
  • Proactively seek out gameplay problems and come up with solutions


Your Qualifications:

  • Several published game titles – ideally, these will be viewable and playable
  • At least 3 years of professional game development experience
  • Experience in balancing complex gameplay systems
  • Avid gamer with knowledge and understanding of various games and game types
  • Passionate about creating videogames


Your Skills:

  • Excellent organizational skills, particularly in design documentation
  • Strong algorithmic and analytic skills
  • Good communication skills and teamwork experience
  • Previous experience with free-to-play title development
  • Previous experience with Unity


What we offer:

  • Transparent salary with regular, fixed increases
  • A positive feedback culture featuring “thank yous”, motivation, and room for mistakes
  • Cool and unique projects
  • We appreciate working parents and the need for a proper work-life balance


Your Application:

Please send your application with cover letter, curriculum vitae, references and/or certifications to Applications may be in either English or German.


Job ad published on January 10th, 2017

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