VP or Lead Game Designer

Location Las Vegas
Job Type Permanent
Salary competitive
Reference 33715

My client is a leading provider of entertainment solutions for the Class II casino industry, headquartered in Georgia. They specialize in making products that target players who have a passion for casino games.  
 
 They are currently seeking a Lead Game Designer or even a VP to direct our current and future game lineup. We are aggressively growing our product line and are in search of highly talented people that want to be part of our evolving team. As a Game Designer, you will be bringing your passion for high-quality, engaging games and work with our development studio to produce them. You will be interacting with fellow Game Designers, Mathematicians, Engineers, Artists, Producers, Data Analysts, and Marketing personnel to create the most compelling products in the industry. 


 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create, and design new and innovative slot games/meta features from beginning to end
  • Create gameplay systems with exciting features that engage casino patrons
  • Working with the math team to devise complex game economies and engage the player using monetization methods 
  • Present game concepts to the CTO, Executive team and various committees in order to gain buy-in and commitment to game development
  • Manage the development of detailed game design specifications and documentation to produce the best quality game 
  • Augment game and math models to optimize the playing experience while being cognizant of return-to-player ratios
  • Work with development studios to ensure your product is built to the highest standards 
  • Lead on giving feedback to the game development team and find imaginative solutions to problems that will keep the player engaged
  • Communicate with departmental leads to make sure games are delivered with maximum efficiency and on schedule and within budget
  • Use your subject matter expertise and keep up to date with gaming design trends to enable Eclipse to produce hit games

 Required Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of slot game development experience
  • 5-7 years of experience in MS Visual Studio, C++ programming, C# programming, .NET framework with API programming
  • Extensive knowledge of casino game features
  • Exceptional understanding of game balancing and math
  • Outstanding communication skills 
  • Awesome project management skills to ensure on-time delivery

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS in Mathematics, Engineering, Gaming, or related degree
  • Experience in the casino or social casino industry is a plus
  • Experience using Unity, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Experience in art, music, design, or software development is a plus
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