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Senior Game Designer job

Posted: April 19, 2006
subject: Senior Game Designer , ArenaNet

ArenaNet is looking for Senior Game Designer
duration - Full Time

Job details: Senior Game Designer ArenaNet, creator of the block-buster RPG, Guild Wars, is looking for a Senior Game Designer with an expertise in design and play balance.

The primary function of this position is to develop play balance rule systems and interface design for items.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Heavy emphasis will be on play balance related to items
Give input on game design issues and propose game play ideas
Help test, balance and tune item parameters
Tune the UI for usability
Take direction on issues relating to game economy and item design
Stay current on trends in games
Research relevant games in depth
Understand target audience of your game
Provide mentorship for other Game Designers


Must be a hard-core gamer with extensive experience playing games
Solid math skills
Experience designing tuning and balancing mechanics is a plus
Familiarity with Guild Wars is a plus
Familiarity with programming and scripting language
Ability to maintain project related documents, schedules and lists
Ability to use 2D art software
Creativity and innovation
Problem solving

Location: Bellevue, WA, United States

Contact info:
Send your resume by email to: jobs@arena.net
E-mail: jobs@arena.net
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