Game Designer - Poker

  • Location: Malta, Isle of Man or Bulgaria
  • Salary: Attractive
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 25613

My Client in the Gaming sector is looking for a Game Designer (Poker) to join their busy and dynamic team based in either their Bulgaria, Malta or Isle of Man service office.

You’ll be joining the Poker Innovation team and you will be designing and prototyping new game features, variants & formats that are compelling to both the current and new audiences.

Your main tasks will be:

  • Working closely with the Lead Game Designer, Poker Innovation Manager and the Director of Poker Innovation and Operations to establish the vision and direction of games and the product roadmap
  • Delivering compelling game experiences - you`ll become the champion of user experience
  • designing complex systems & implement/fine tune them with prototypes and simulations
  • Organizing and participating in play-testing sessions
  • Being responsible for the development and maintenance of the software documentation, including but not limited to mechanics, pay-out systems, variants, formats, guidelines, UI flows, core game loops and progression
  • Being passionate about the latest industry trends: new game genres, new game design methods, and emerging platforms

Skills you need to have:

  • Proven experience in game design, ideally within the genre of strategy, casino and/or card games
  • Strong knowledge of poker mechanics, rules, formats and strategy, having a deep understanding of game theory, an aptitude for critical thinking and analysis, boundless creativity
  • Experience with crafting multiplayer strategy games
  • Enjoy working in a dynamic, data-driven environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

You are the perfect candidate if:

  • You have delivered at least one game in the genre of strategy, casino or card games
  • You are familiar with the online poker industry and its history of product innovation
  • You have analytics and/or mathematics background and coding & prototyping skills

Interested? Contact me for more information or simply apply with your CV. 

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