Game Designer

Zoink has become well known for creative and beautifully crafted experiences, ranging from the mystical forests of Fe to the cartoony paper worlds of Flipping Death and Stick it to The Man. With PSVR Exclusive Ghost Giant on the horizon, there’s a lot going on in our 20 people strong studio in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Now, we’re looking for a game designer to work on an unannounced project.

Your responsibilities

  • Present your design ideas and seek regular feedback from colleagues and playtesting
  • Give regular feedback on all aspects of the game
  • Provide clear documentation, gray-boxing or prototypes that helps the whole team understand your designs
  • Collaborate across disciplines like engineering and art to create amazing experiences
  • Oversee the implementation of game systems
  • Identify opportunities for improvements in game systems and content
  • Work with the team and use creativity to solve gameplay issues

We think that you

  • Know how to translate stories to exciting gameplay
  • Create high-value experiences for our audience
  • Have 3+ years of Game Design experience with at least 2 shipped products
  • Use models and tools to analyze gameplay and user behavior
  • Have experience in working with Unity
  • Have strong verbal and written English communication skills

It’s a bonus if

  • You have experience with Plastic or other similar version control software
  • Programming, scripting experience (C#, Python, Lua, others) or visual scripting
  • You have some experience in environment art

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Want to know what it’s like to work at Zoink? Get to know our staff.

We strive to create a workplace that makes you feel good. Staff regularly use the office space for game, roleplaying and movie nights. The company arranges yoga classes and work-out opportunities on a weekly basis, and you also get a yearly health grant (“friskvårdsbidrag”) to use on workout classes or other health-related activities. You will also receive occupational pension and workplace insurances.

Are you the person for the job? Then we want to see your little black book full amazing ideas! Send an email to klaus@zoinkgames.com and include a CV, a cover letter and work samples. Good luck!