Game Designer

 WhiteHat Engineering
  Redmond, WA
 10 months ago
 None

Headquarters: Redmond, WA
URL: https://whitehatengineering.com

Job Title: Game Designer

Company: Earth9 (HeroOnEarth.com)

Job Type: Full-time Employee (Contractor for initial 4 months)

Location: Remote




About Hero on Earth:

Hero on Earth is a new game company that specializes in finding or creating fixes for the rigged economy. Half of our company creates a video game, to explore, understand and fix the rigged economy, in the video game. The other half of our company is to bring technical fixes to the real world rigged economy. The “rigged economy” means when lobbyists are effective at getting congress to pass laws to benefit corporations in a way that is detrimental to all citizens and workers (and that all considered to be unethical).

Our game focuses on economics, ethics and philosophy. Our game isn’t finished or launched yet. You will be helping us shape the game play, before launch.

We are looking to hire three game designers. It will start as a contractor for the first 4 months. We will then select one to transition into full time after that. We include stock options when we hire full time. We will be investing in the person who is the right fit for us. We don’t have any VCs or investors so ownership is 100% by the people working on the game. Thank you for your patience as we invest in the right long-term fit.




Responsibilities:

  • We have a Plan-of-Record for the Game Loop & Game Design. You come up with replacements for parts or all. You work with others on goals and success measurements, through this process.
  • Collaborate with the game development team to create a captivating storyline and engaging game content
  • Develop innovative ideas to enhance the game's user interface and overall user experience
  • Conduct thorough research on politics, economy, laws, and corruption to ensure accurate representations in the game
  • Provide insights and suggestions to improve game mechanics and gameplay
  • Regularly communicate with the team to discuss progress, challenges, and potential solutions
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices to ensure the game's success
Requirements:

  • At least 8 years working as a Game Designer. At least 8 years working for game companies.
  • You have shipped at least 3 games, as a game designer working on that game.
  • Bachelor's degree. Especially appreciated if you happen to have a degree in Game Design, Political Science, Economics, or Philosophy.
  • Experience with mobile, PC, and console game UI forms.
  • You have personally followed news about politics, economy, laws, and/or corruption (lobbyists)
  • Exceptional creativity and storytelling skills
  • Proficient in game design software and tools
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of industry trends and best practices
  • Passion for gaming and a deep understanding of player motivations



What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Stock options (when going full time)
  • Opportunity to work on a high-paying subscription-based game
  • Possibility of a full-time position after the contract period
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment
  • Chance to make a significant impact on the success of our game



How to Apply:

If you are a highly creative individual with a passion for politics, economics, laws, and ethics, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter detailing your relevant experience, and a portfolio showcasing your previous work.

Join our team at Earth9 and help us create an unforgettable gaming experience for players worldwide!

To apply: https://weworkremotely.com/remote-jobs/whitehat-engineering-game-designer

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