Game Designer (Guild of Guardians)

Full Time @Immutable in Other

Job Description

A bit about us:
Immutable is a global technology company, powering the world of NFTs on Ethereum. We are on a mission to be the number one ecosystem for NFTs which empowers and rewards users.  Founded in 2018, Immutable is one of Australia’s fastest-growing startups to hit unicorn status, having raised more than AUD $300M+ and valued at AUD $3.5 billion.
Currently, the Immutable Group consists of Immutable X and the Game Studio. Immutable X is the first and leading Layer 2 scaling solution for NFTs on Ethereum, with zero gas fees & is 100% carbon neutral. The Immutable Studio creates games on blockchain technologies to allow for true, digital ownership; including the world’s first NFT trading-card game, Gods Unchained, and Guild of Guardians.
It is our ambition to make digital worlds real; we have incredible global growth plans as we strive to become the number one ecosystem for NFTs. 
Come and join us as we pioneer in this space!
A bit about the role:
As a Game Designer for Guild of Guardians, you will have the opportunity to define how digital ownership enhances the player experience. You will work on features and game-play mechanics that motivate players to play, earn, and trade within an open economy.
Your primary focus is designing new features and tweaking existing designs in ways that create meaningful games that are first and foremost fun. You will have the opportunity to work on one of the most anticipated games in the blockchain space, and help shape the playbook for future web3 game design. 
This is an awesome opportunity as you will have support from a diverse team that is truly passionate about the blockchain space. We are looking for game designers that have great ideas for a deep and strategic metagame, combined with collaborative and social gameplay.

You will have the opportunity to:

    • Balance and tune existing values to meet the macro design goals
    • Design new features and systems that fulfil our design pillars
    • Monitor the on-going health of the game and propose interventions to mitigate key risks
    • Ideate: Combine the best of F2P/traditional gaming with web3 principles of decentralisation, self-governance, and ownership

We would love you to have:

    • Prior experience in shipping at least 1 game while working in Design or Quality Assurance
    • A minimum of 1 year of experience in Game Design, Economy Design, LiveOps, or Quality Assurance
    • Tertiary qualifications in Economic, Computer-Science, Maths, Statistics, or other Quantitative disciplines

Some extra skills that would be awesome:

    • Proficiency in common and open-source analysis tools such as Machinations, python, R, SQL, Excel, etc.
    • Start-up/scale-up experience
    • Crypto-native: Experience with other web 3.0 games or projects
    • Personal projects or portfolios in relevant areas
    • Prior RPG and live-operations experience
A bit about the team:
Guild of Guardians (GOG) is a multiplayer, fantasy, action, mobile RPG where you would build dream teams of Guardians to conquer and complete dungeons to earn epic rewards. You can buy, sell, and trade “Guardians” to create the strongest team possible to take down dungeons and compete with your guild to play and earn! Utilising blockchain technology via NFTs on our Immutable X platform via Etheruem we allow you to have full digital ownership of your in-game assets.
We are proud of the benefits that we offer for all of our employees globally.  Here is a snapshot: 
Attracting the best global talent:
We commit to paying globally competitive salaries and contributions & we share our products’ success through Employee Stock Options. We also support our US Employees with Medical and 401K Insurance
While we offer flexible working arrangements, we have an epic head office in the heart of Sydney and offer remote office hubs around the globe via a WeWork all-access pass
We offer AUD $750 WFH allowance to set up your home office and AUD $900 per annum to put toward your internet and phone usage.
Levelling up your growth
We offer up to AUD $2,000 per annum for any classes, courses or events to support your growth and development
Enjoy access to free online courses via Udemy
Helping you thrive
‍♀️ Enjoy $1200 per year to put toward your health and wellbeing
Get 24/7 access to unlimited counselling for you and your family when you need it through our EAP Service
Get premium access to Aura, Calm, online fitness classes and discounts at major retailers through Perkbox
Leave when you need it the most: 
‍ ‍ New parents receive 12 weeks of paid leave in our gender-neutral offer. The birthing parent also gets an additional six weeks of leave for rest and recovery leading up to and after birth. We also offer Miscarriage Leave and extra leave for IVF treatments
Enjoy 2 additional paid annual leave days at the end of the year and a paid day off for your birthday
Additional Information: 
Immutable is committed to building and fostering an inclusive, diverse workplace. We believe in incorporating everyone’s perspectives and experiences as this has been a significant driver of our success so far. For this reason, we strongly encourage candidates of all backgrounds to get in touch. Even if you don’t meet all the job listing requirements, do yourself (and us) a favour by still applying! You’ll likely bring something to the workplace that we haven’t thought of yet, and we would love to hear from you. We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant.
*A note to recruitment agencies: Our internal team has this role covered so no need to reach out – We don’t accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Thank you!