Lead Game Designer
Would you like to shape your future experiences and go beyond reality? Now you have the perfect opportunity to join a growing team of passionate people who share a pixel-perfect vision.
We are looking for a Senior Game Designer for Cornerstone, a photorealistic metaverse created by ZOAN. You will be responsible for designing the metaverse game mechanics and features which enable users to socialize and empower them to create innovative content. You have a strong game design background, and have been involved in designing games with high retention, engagement, and monetization.
Your daily responsibilities might include:
- Working closely with the team and ensuring consistency of vision
- Understanding our Discord community expectations and aligning those with the vision
- Designing monetization and rewarding mechanics around our innovative economic model
- Planning a realistic roadmap and release cycle together with the development team that keeps high engagement and retention
- Collaborating with content creator partners
Is this you?
To succeed in this role…
- You have 5+ years of professional game development experience
- You have shipped at least a social game on any platform (in a senior or a lead role)
- You have expertise using Unreal Engine or similar
- You are solution-oriented and resourceful (you enjoy problem-solving, and you have a passion for developing new solutions and creating innovative products)
- You have great collaboration skills (you are willing to share knowledge and help others within the team, but 2also know to ask for help when you need it)
- You have Fluent English skills (no Finnish required)
Nice to have:
- Experience in social interactions in games, online games, and non-competitive gameplay
- Interest in Pixel Streaming, Web3, and/or Metaverse
ZOAN is an award-winning metaverse studio based in Helsinki, Finland. Since 2010, our vision has been to combine the latest technologies with high-quality 3D graphics. Our groundbreaking work has been recognized globally in projects such as Virtual Helsinki and pioneering Finland’s virtual May Day concert.
We are trusted partners in virtual production, computer-generated graphic design, and rendering these into seamless interactive experiences. Our projects include creating virtual metaverse experiences and content accessible with the most used interfaces.
Our team is a diverse group of talented individuals who share a passion for working on extraordinary projects. We are 3D modelers, UE artists, producers, VFX experts, and storytellers serving global brands, municipalities, cultural institutions, and startups to step beyond the physical boundaries.
We have pushed the boundaries to bridge the gap between real and virtual worlds for 12 years. We embrace the unknown to extend reality.
ZOAN is also the home for Burst Live, a company changing the entertainment experiences virtually, and Cornerstone.land, a photorealistic metaverse platform for pioneering minds.
Why join the team? The highlights include:
- Responsibilities in challenging projects from day one, getting to create experiences that matter
- Work with global international clients
- An environment of learning - both through projects and together with our talented colleagues
- We are in a growth phase, which means you get to make an impact and grow together with the company
- Flat hierarchy and freedom to design your work
- International atmosphere - we have team members from different backgrounds and nationalities
- Flexible and remote work possibilities - we don’t have a requirement to be at the office. If you prefer, we have a centrally located office in Helsinki (Bulevardi 1) and soon an office in Lisbon, Portugal
- If you are not located in Finland but would love to take the leap and relocate, we can offer relocation assistance after a remote trial period
A new reality awaits.