Pocket Gems wants to build the greatest games and interactive entertainment in the world. That’s the mission our founders began with in an apartment above a pizza shop back in 2009 and we continue it today.
Pocket Gems has grown to over 250 people in San Francisco. With $155 million in backing from Sequoia Capital and Tencent, we’re constantly breaking new ground with graphically rich mobile games, fun new genres of mobile entertainment, and innovative technologies like our mobile-first Mantis Engine.
Our products have been downloaded over 325 million times by players around the world. Most recently, we’ve launched Episode, a mobile storytelling network and platform, and War Dragons, a visually stunning 3D real-time strategy game.
As a Senior Level Designer you’ll join our Game Design team working on, what we call, our “core” games. You'll use your seasoned and excellent technical and level design skills and game development experience to assist in the development of our upcoming hit mobile games.
What You'll Do:
Drive the execution of engaging content and levels using our tools and scripting solutions
Communicate and work closely with project leads and guide other designers towards the vision for world implementation
Establish and maintain our pipelines, and work alongside environment artists and other game leads to realize the game vision
Partner with and mentor junior designers on the team as we continue to grow
What You Bring to the Design Team:
5+ years of experience in level design
Full cycle level design from design through planning, iteration, play testing, and polish
Ability to quickly internalize new engines and game technologies
Understanding of the process of development for art, engineering and design
Strong design mentality and intuition for game mechanics and game flow
Avid gamer experience across multiple platforms and genres
Ability to communicate clearly and work effectively with others
Self-organization and self-motivation
Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
Pocket Gems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.