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Thoughtfish GmbH

Berlin - Germany
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Game Designer


THOUGHTFISH is looking for a:

Game Designer – Senior (f/m/d)

Thoughtfish develops games and gamified apps for mobile devices. We strive to create innovative products and technologies with areas of applicability beyond the scope of gaming. We are looking for professionals to strengthen our friendly, highly-motivated team.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Design features and systems that fulfill the games’ ambitious vision

  • Help refine the vision as a key stakeholder together with the visionholder

  • Create and maintain internal design documents
  • Pitch features internally and drive them to completion together with the team of developers and artists

  • Iterate, balance, and tune gameplay features based on KPIs and feedback

  • Be the advocate of the player, design the experience, not just systems

  • Proactively seek out gameplay problems and come up with solutions
  • Maintain industry best practices in the team working environment
  • UI/UX support

  • Own the FUN

Your Qualifications:

  • Has worked on at least 1 Free to Play Mobile Production from beginning to release

  • Has worked on at least 1 Live product with an active community + high DAU + Data

  • Experience in balancing complex gameplay systems
  • Comortable working in “new genres”, exploring uncharted space

  • Generalist Designer

  • Avid gamer with knowledge and understanding of various games and game types
  • Passion for Location Based Games

Your Skills:

  • Excellent organizational skills, particularly in design documentation
  • Strong algorithmic and analytic skills
  • Good communication skills; ample teamwork experience
  • Previous experience with major game engines, preferably Unity

  • Excel/Google Spreadsheets

  • Bonus points for experience with:

  • Social games and/or platforms

  • Strategy games

  • Role playing games

  • Free to play games

  • Any form of programming

  • User research and playtesting experience

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.