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Game Economy Designer

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Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Design
Salary £30000-45500
Location Other

Interested in working for a company which is redefining the way people play video games? A leading publisher of digital and social games, this studio have worked on over 170 games, which have been downloaded in total more than 1 billion times!

Due to their continued success, they're now looking to add a Game Economy Designer to their ever growing team. You'll take responsibility for understanding how a game works as a service for its customers and project how customers behave. You'll work to improve each game's financial performance by identifying and developing the purchase drivers in the game economy context, and  provide constant data-driven recommendations on design, tuning and pricing.

Requirements:

  • Strong sensitivity to gameplay and game design, understanding how to build needs and emotions in the context of a game.
  • Strong analytical and formal thinking, able to break problems down in their key variables and identify the relations between them.
  • Strong econometrics skills, able to model problems into quantitative systems, and draw qualitative conclusions out of quantitative data.
  • 2 years´ experience as Game Economy Designer or Game Balancer.
  • Graduate degree in Economics or BA, preferably specialized in Marketing or Strategic direction.

Desirable:

  • Previous experience in econometrics / data mining.
  • Previous experience as game designer, social designer or gambling designer.

Why should you apply? 

Based in Barcelona, our client are keen to bring on board the best candidates possible, and are thus more than happy to offer relocation support! 

For more information about this excellent role contact Simon Hope at simon@aswift.com or give us a call on 01709 834777.