Klang is an entertainment studio exploring the future of humanity through various forms of media. We aim to present deep, meaningful subject matter and gameplay in a way that's captivating, easy-to-digest, and entertaining for all ages.
At the heart of Klang is Seed, a large-scale, persistent virtual world that we believe will redefine the MMO landscape and have a positive impact on our species.
We aspire to bring people together through engaging media experiences and by building strong communities.
Senior Game Designer (f/m/d)
Permanent contract Berlin (Germany)
Klang is looking for a Senior Game Designer (f/m/d) who embraces the possibility to have impact in many areas of the design process and is looking to join a world-class team exploring the unknown to bring an ambitious, yet carefully calculated vision and dream to life. SEED will build community and collaboration through its design and your impact will harmonize teams to ensure our vision for this game is well-articulated, leans with curiosity, while being grounded in a scalable process.
WHAT YOU WILL DO :
Support feature teams as a non-exclusive member, working with designers and stakeholders to build design briefs, innovate on processes, and ensure that SEED's tone and vision is represented throughout the design process
As one of SEED's visionary ambassadors, you will work across teams, defining and escalating risks and challenges to key stakeholders while also working with Designers and others to explore design opportunities
Own the evolution and implementation of our user research data to ensure an iterative design process based on our player communities
Drive meaningful discussions across multidisciplinary teams (as well as with our Creative Leads) that will continue to develop the script for SEED's vision
Create clear and concise design documents that fit into the game's vision
WHO WE THINK WILL BE A GOOD FIT :
You have 4+ years experience as a professional game designer
You have had impact as a game designer early in the design process, working with stakeholders to define the overarching experience of the game
You worked on at least 1 live operated game and are familiar with the processes and development of MMOs
You have a great understanding of designing emotion through gameplay and what incentivises player behaviour
You are enthusiastic about game design processes and methodology
You are experienced working in an agile development environment
You have great communication skills and ability to work effectively with others
Passion for gaming, preferably multiplayer, sandbox and simulation games
Keen interest for / background in sociology / psychology/political sciences
Knowledge of Unity
Paper prototyping experience
Familiarity with utility based AI systems
Experience in designing / maintaining monetization systems
An opportunity to work on a groundbreaking project from its inception with a lot of room for professional and personal development
Competitive salary and 27 days of paid vacation
Monthly public transport travel reimbursement
Monthly company co-contributions to private pensions
Reimbursement for physical health activities
Employee Assistance Program
Mental health support
Flexible office hours (with core hours)
Our own cafeteria serving free lunches daily - once we are back at the office
Monthly team events and activities
A dog-friendly office, adjustable standing desks, ergonomic chairs and mobile aircon units for hot summers
Healthy snacks and drinks in the office
We explicitly encourage applications from applicants from groups underrepresented in games / tech spaces. We value all kinds of backgrounds and walks of life.
Resume, motivation letter, references, web site (if relevant) To: Elena Leon