Senior Free To Play - Game Designer

  • 35 Rue Louis Guérin, 69100 Villeurbanne, France
  • Contrat

Description de l'entreprise

Old Skull Games, a growing game creator based in Lyon, is looking for an experienced F2P Game Designer to join its growing team. 

Old Skull Games works on prestigious IPs in partnership with publishers/IP owners and on original self-published creations. 

Self-publishing is a significant growth area for the company. Tiny Worlds, our first title in that space, reached the symbolic milestones of 1 million dollars in gross revenue and demonstrated our commitment and determination to succeed in this new activity. 

While currently focusing on the free-to-play mobile space, our ambition goes beyond this market and model. We aim to create, produce, publish, and operate ambitious and original cross-platform games that will positively impact both our players and the industry.  

At Old Skull Games, we firmly believe that our success is based on the freedom we give to our teams and our management, based on mutual trust. We champion team spirit as well as personal development. We put that passion into our productions to create games our team will be proud of and that will perform in an ever-changing market. 

Old Skull Games offers a great work environment and company culture, and many activities: masterclasses, LAN, company monthly events (laser game, escape game, drinks, …), sports, … We have a flexible remote work policy during and after the Covid outbreak. 

As a Senior F2P Game Designer, your role will be to understand how our games work to have a clear vision to constantly suggest design improvements (features, balancing, …), leading to higher player engagement and game revenues. 

Description du poste

Your main tasks:

  • Design new features for our established mobile games to maximize short & long-term player engagement on top of game revenues.

  • Design and plan live ops & upcoming content.

  • Write design documents to communicate your vision to the team.

  • Write detailed micro documents for in-game features to provide all the information programmers will need.

  • Collaborate with game designers to make sure all new game features fit within the established economy model.

  • Work with data analysts to define and study in-game data to improve our games.

  • Drive new initiatives to monetize and reward the customer base.

  • Participate with the design team to create fun, engaging, and outstanding player experiences.

  • Maintain a good understanding of the market by monitoring new games and trends in the F2P and GAAS space.



Your profile:

  • Proven experience of at least 5 years on F2P/GAAS/MMO/Social games with a strong incentive on managing and planning live-ops.

  • Experience in running a game as a service with a solid understanding of how to use and analyze data to adjust player experience and mechanics and improve game performances.

  • Good understanding of classic games design and current mobile game trends on engagement, retention, and monetization.

  • Strong ability to design retention and monetization mechanics that fit within the established design of a game.

  • Skillful at presenting and detailing mechanics through documents and graphic elements such as mock-ups and diagrams using Photoshop on top of the G Suite.

  • Experience with data analysis.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Knowledge of F2P mobile and GAAS market, staying updated on industry trends, key competitors, and best practices.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet changing priorities on multiple simultaneous projects.

  • Be a team player: we use agile development methods, where the team members are in permanent contact. An open mind and good communication skills are a must.

  • Have a good command of English.

  • Having a good knowledge of Unity is a plus.

Informations complémentaires

  • CDI

  • Salary based on experience 

  • Mission starts ASAP

The little extras at OSG:

  • Flexible hours
  • Luncheon vouchers, health insurance, parking...
  • A team of happy pirates! 
  • Drinks and coffee available...
  • Regularly organized sports sessions
  • Our annual SummerCamp
  • Our team breakfasts
  • Console tournaments, teambuilding activities, parties and much more!


Ready to go?! Send your resume and cover letter to our team!