Tencent is hiring a

Junior Game Designer

Palo Alto, United States

Junior Game Designer (Live Ops)

Seeking hardcore gamer with demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit to support “Live Operations” for mobile game “Rival Fire,” and future titles by Lightspeed Studios within Tencent. You will set up live events and item sales, then analyze and act on resulting data to continuously increase game revenue. Must be fluent in written/spoken Mandarin Chinese and English.


  • Help plan and set up weekly Live Events
  • Help plan and set up weekly Item Sales
  • Modify game data to refresh and improve game content
  • Perform weekly data analysis to find actionable insights for improving Live Ops
  • Create product requests to improve Live Ops tools (must be written in Mandarin Chinese)
  • Establish direct contact with players via Social Media and Customer Support channels
  • Help write feature specifications
  • Improve text localization (originally translated from Mandarin Chinese)



  • BA Degree
  • Fluent in written/spoken Mandarin Chinese
  • Fluent in written/spoken English
  • Hardcore gamer
  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial passion
  • Good aesthetic sense (creating sketches for promotional art and UI designs) preferred
  • Team player (passionate about own ideas, but also happy to defer to others)
  • Humble (knowing what you don’t know)
  • Good writer (able to communicate clearly and succinctly)
  • Analytical mind (likes working with numbers, drawing meaningful conclusions)
  • Proficient in Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel
  • Willing to travel to headquarters in Shenzhen, China for extended training (2-6 weeks)

About Tencent

Tencent is a publicly traded company focused on bringing high-quality and engaging internet services and entertainment to its users. In China, Tencent is the largest publisher of online games and we work together with world-renown developers such as Activision, Epic Games, Halfbrick Studios, King, and Riot Games.

Our office in Palo Alto is small and nimble, but growing rapidly and looking for top talent to propel us forward. Combining the results-oriented nature of a startup with the resources of a profitable and leading internet company, Tencent America offers a unique opportunity for aspiring individuals to thrive.

We embrace a culture of teamwork & creativity and are driven by our values - Integrity, Passion, Collaboration, and Innovation. We seek individuals who prosper and thrive in this type of environment, and also know how to have fun. We offer competitive compensation, fully paid health benefits, and opportunities for professional growth.