Zynga is hiring an

Economy Game Designer

San Francisco, United States
Full-Time
We are looking for a Senior Economy Game Designer who can help drive the creation of new features on a new and upcoming game. The Economy  Designer will add experience, fun, direction, joy, and performance to the game design process.

Responsibilities:

  • Balance tuning across game systems and model the impact on the overall economy.
  • Ensure that game mechanics, systems, and economy design meet product and player experience goals.
  • Work closely with data analysts to identify, implement, and monitor economy optimizations.
  • Work collaboratively with other designers and cross-functionally with UX, engineering, and product management on the design and implementation of new game features.
  • Create clear and complete game design documentation for game content and features.
  • Assess and apply qualitative and quantitative feedback to improve game design and balance.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience in mobile game design, including at least 1 year on a game in live ops
  • Highly proficient in Excel/Google Sheets
    • Proficient and comfortable with a wide range of Sheets/Excel functions
    • Excellent math skills
  • Solid understanding of economy and feature balance and tuning
  • Experience writing clear and concise specs, user flows, and feature documentation
  • Strong knowledge of free-to-play games in general, and the brain puzzle genre specifically
  • Excellent communication and critical thinking skills
  • Deconstruct mechanics and systems in successful mobile titles

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