Economy Designer (Hybrid)

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Posted 04 June 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGame Design
Contact NameLawrie Brennan

Job description

Renowned Berlin based mobile developer, Wooga, are working with us to find an Economy Designer.

As an Economy Designer you will use your data-driven mindset to ensure players have engaging, long-lasting and fun experiences and create economy models that facilitate new features and event creation, while staying healthy in the long run.

Wooga create immersive fantasy worlds where players shape their story through their actions with stories that go beyond dialogue; blending art, design, writing, and engineering to create unforgettable experiences.

Your responsibilities will also include…
  • Collaborate closely with LiveOps, Game Analysts, Customer Care, Data Scientists and Feature development teams to assess trends in the game economy and control it’s levers - installed and maintained by you
  • Stay on top of new trends in the mobile game market (esp. the hidden object genre)
  • Reverse engineer solutions from competitive titles and learn from them
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • 4 or more years’ experience of Economy Design
  • Previous mobile game development experience
  • Design and LiveOps experience
  • Experience expanding a game economy to support expanded feature sets and LiveOps events
  • Understanding of economical dynamics as a part of the user experience and how they can be used to improve KPIs
  • Experience working with data, ideally with knowledge of SQL
  • Effective time management skills
  • Comfortable working cross-functionally with international teams
Perks and benefits include…
  • Relocation support for you and your family including visa support, a relocation allowance and help finding a home
  • Annual salary review
  • Bonus based on company KPIs – share in the commercial success of Wooga’s games
  • 28 days annual leave, with more days added with service
  • Workation – work from abroad for up to 10 days per year
  • Mental and physical health collaborations including Urban Sports Club, Headspace, OpenUp
  • Purpose day to allow you to donate your time to a worthy cause
  • Yearly €2,000 education budget, plus 2 days of educational leave and in-house training
  • Cycle and public transport subsidies
  • Support with securing kindergarten/nursey/preschool slots
  • German language classes for you and your partner
At Wooga, the studio has created a diverse, friendly and collaborative studio environment which allows their team to make incredible games that are loved all over the world, like their smash hit – June’s Journey – an enormously successful hidden object game.

Each member of Wooga’s team plays a role in shaping the studio’s games, culture and success, with the company receiving the “Top 1% Employers in Germany” award for four years in a row, the studio are rightly proud of their stable environment that strives for and recognises excellence, and where values like diversity, integrity, and innovation are actively promoted.