As a Live Designer, you will work in a fast-paced but structured environment to improve the player experience, while following strategy and product decisions from the product’s overall direction. You will be a key part of keeping the player experience fresh and engaging; being a go-to, day-to-day person to make things happen.
We believe you are adaptable and have a strong willingness to learn and grow in the role. To succeed, you have a true collaborative spirit that ensures smooth and efficient communication between your colleagues in the other disciplines. Could you be the person that we are looking for?
At Sharkmob, we value teamwork, trust, motivation, and setting colleagues up for success, all of which are key to making great games and creating a healthy work environment. We strive to empower developers, and there will be plenty of opportunities to make your mark and impact the game and how we work.
The games we are making, and the level of ambition we have, require a wide range of backgrounds and expertise. It takes lots of different people and we would love for you to be one of them!
You will be proposing and helping design Live Events, with input and help from Game Design, Monetization, and Live Strategy Direction, and facilitate QA testing of these. This includes the gameplay, the rewards, and the general theme. You will also be writing creative briefs for Vanity items in the game – working with Live Strategy Direction, Character Art team, and Monetization.
- Integrating Gameplay tuning into the game, and facilitating testing of these
- Technically pushing config changes live, driving testing of these in advance (with help from other groups), and being responsive for hotfixes
- Be a contributor to the main Live Group
- Battle Pass design (progression, XP curves, and rewards)
- Progression tuning (economy curves) and setting up progression-based rewards
- Rewards distribution and tuning
- Loot tuning (probability and content)
- Game Design or QA background (3+ years)
- Interest, ability, and experience in writing game design documents
Keen interest in Live/GaaS games and player experience
- Keen interest in shooter games on PC or console or, ideally both
Experience with game development and the different tools used
Who we are
Sharkmob was founded in 2017 and has offices in Malmö, Sweden, and London, UK. The studio develops AAA-quality games for PC and console, using the Unreal Engine to power its ambitions of taking multiplayer games to new heights. Our first game, Bloodhunt, was released last year and we are currently working on two proprietary, unannounced projects.
At Sharkmob, we are committed to building an inclusive team that represents diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skillsets – because we believe that helps us create great games. We welcome all candidates that are aligned with our core values of shared ownership, smart decisions, and last but not least – having fun! We hope that you want to join us on our adventure and become a part of our crew. You can find more great perks (https://career.sharkmob.com/pages/perks) of being a crew member. If you want to know more about Sharkmob and our projects, take a look at our homepage (https://www.sharkmob.com/about).