Mezan Studios is hiring Game Designer (Remote Job)

Game Designer

Posted: about 1 month
Design
Part-Time
Mid-Level
Middle East and Europe
Who are we looking for?
A game designer who will conceptualize, design and participate in the implementation of core game mechanics for our 2.5D adventure game Nightscape. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a small project-oriented development team and has built games for PC and consoles. 

Responsibilities 
We encourage autonomy, professional agility and attention to detail. Your main tasks will include: 
  • Design and balance core game mechanics
  • Design and balance game levels
  • Build, design and help implement engaging core and meta loops to engage players 
  • Communication of game design with clear and concise documentation
  • Comfortable with expanding on design briefs through detailed design specification documents 
  • Deliver clear and concise engineering-ready product specs 
  • Be a key player in contributing to roadmap planning 
  • Break down and estimate development features into sprint plans to guide our product from creation to launch 

Requirements 
  • At least 4 years of experience in game development 
  • A varied portfolio showcasing samples of core game mechanics 
  • Ability to create interaction flow wire-frames based on high-level product spec
  • Strong analytical systems design skills 
  • Ability to create functional prototypes in Unity (C#, PlayMaker, Bolt) to test design ideas 
  • Strong communication and presentation skills  

Desired Profile 
  • Comfortable prototyping and working with an iterative development process 
  • A pro-active hands-on approach, with a drive to get fun into the game 
  • Great communication skills
  • Passion for video games 
  • Be results oriented and have the ability to work under pressure 
  • Most importantly: comfortable working collaboratively, with a strong team spirit in mind 

Conditions 
  • 4-6 months part time remote working with possible infrequent physical meetings at certain points in time (travel and lodging at our expense naturally) 
  • Full time role potential open conditional on the game moving to its production phase 

Opportunities 
  • Becoming a part of a newly established studio is your chance to materially influence how we do things, make an impact and take responsibility. 
  • Be part of a dynamic team that is open to initiatives and ideas 
  • Big opportunity to learn and potential exposure to other areas of game dev & business 
  • Ownership and agency of your field of expertise. 
  • We value a learning environment so plenty of room to learn and grow. 
  • You don’t have to know it all - but you can make up for it with your drive to find solutions

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About Mezan Studios

Who are Mezan Studios? 
We are a small, independent game development studio focused on producing stellar video games from the Middle East. We strive to provide a platform and a voice for aspiring game developers in the region.

We’re pouring our hearts into developing Nightscape - an atmospheric adventure game inspired by ancient Arabian astronomy. A core component of Mezan is unearthing inspiration sources from the region and translating them into fun and meaningful experiences for gamers.

Our goal is to build a diverse team of talented people, and inclusivity is very important to us. We offer support and training to new hires and aim to help our developers become the best that they can be. To find out more about us visit https://www.mezanstudios.com

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