Mobile Game Designer – Remote Role

Job type: Full time

Location: Remote

Time zone: Australian Eastern Standard Time (GMT+10)

About the Role:

We at Crikey Games are looking for a super talented game designer. As a game designer, you will be in charge of running multiple projects working alongside game developers and artists.  We are on a journey of exceptional growth so you need to be ready to embrace the challenges of a scaling business, alongside the opportunities for personal and career development.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Provide input to game concepts and confidently present game ideas/documents to the team
  • Lead game ideation sessions.
  • Complete ownership of documentation of game design and communication to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Working with artists, developers, and QA staff in the production of games.
  • Constant research and identifying the latest gaming trends.
  • Driving ideas from paper to Appstore.

Key Skills Needed 

  • 3 years of game design experience with proven success.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication.
  • Proven experience with hyper-casual and puzzle games. This is essential for this role.
  • Confidently present game ideas/documents to the team.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Understanding of analytics-driven design and post-launch improvements.

If this sounds like you, float on over and apply now!

How to Apply?
Email us your resume and cover letter – jobs@crikey.io

 

 

Mobile Games Development

Guide for Mobile Game Development

Mobile games are very popular source of revenue for smart and efficient developers. You can find many success stories such as Clash of Clans, Flappy Bird, Angry Birds, and many more. The popularity of mobile games inspires many people to try their hand at mobile game development. If you are a beginner, you must realize that developing a top quality mobile game is not an easy task.

Before you start developing a game, here are the main questions you should pose yourself 

1. Who is your target audience?

2. What is your target market?

3. What are the unique elements in the game? ie..why would a user download your game instead of other games?

4. How will you monetize the game?

Focus on telling a story

Stories are an integral part of mobile gaming world. Users tend to connect with a game which takes them on a journey and challenges them. Strong story line which is easy to understand and relatable to majority of users is key to successful mobile game.

Simple and short game levels

You should make your game simple, but there must be an addictive nature as well.  Players get easily distracted with lengthy levels so keeping the levels simple and easy to play and complete will convert to higher retention of users. There should be many un-lockable levels and the difficulty can be increased gradually to keep the users engaged in the mobile game.

Develop an appealing design

The design of your game needs to be highly appealing. You have to consider various aspects such as your story, characters, and final look. The design can easily be one single factor that helps people differentiate you and your competitors.

Monetization strategy

Other important aspects you need to consider as mobile game developer aspirant are deciding on the monetization strategy, choosing the right technology to serve ads, having the right ad strategy, analytics and A/B testing is ongoing task for any game developer.

 Let the experts help you with your mobile game. Contact us at support@crikey.io

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