Zynga is hiring a

Level Designer

Eugene, United States
Full-Time
Zynga is looking for a Senior Level Designer to work on a popular Match 3 game. Qualified candidates will have experience on console and/or PC games and are fluent in game design practices and overall game development. This position will be located in Eugene, OR, Carlsbad, CA, Zynga office.

Responsibilities:
  • Create or adapt leading game features to work with an existing game
  • Pitch new ideas to the team/hold brainstorming sessions
  • Writing specs. Rewriting specs. Ability to produce a complete design document ready for art and coding
  • Work with product managers, developers, and artists to oversee and assist with the implementation of new features and systems
  • Remain up-to-date with game design literature, new mobile titles, and best practices to be an evangelist for the craft of game design
  • Experience with free to play games a plus
  • Ability to design features with the player in mind
Required Skills:
  • Passionate gamer with a real knowledge and love of mobile gaming
  • Experience or knowledge of mobile games, traditional board games, social games, and console/PC games
  • Proficiency working in Unity
  • Understanding of systems, mechanics and feature design
  • Expert or exposure to math and formulas in game environment
  • Strong knowledge of game balancing and pacing
  • 2+ shipped games preferred
  • Game programming background preferred but not mandatory
  • Passion for games and desire to create fun and engaging experiences
  • Desire to continue to learn and grow as a designer, take critique, be humble, and respectful of peers
  • Great teammate and fun to work with

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