Senior Social Systems Designer

Overview

Design,
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Build and nurture player connections through thoughtful design

Our team

Guerrilla’s Design Team aims to captivate and reward players of all experience levels. To keep our players engaged, we develop a wide variety of content and systems. Our Designers work closely with other teams (Narrative, Art, Tech, etc.) to build experiences that look and feel amazing, and offer a chance to create rewarding social relationships.

What you will do

Guerrilla is looking for an experienced Senior Social Systems Designer with a passion for player communities and social features. Reporting to the Lead Game Designer, you will work within a core team of multiple designers focused on social systems and player engagements, and take charge to ensure quality feature delivery. Leveraging your background and experience in Systems Design, you will ideate, create and share innovative features to build, engage, and nurture player interactions and relationships.

As a Senior Social Systems Designer, you can expect to:

  • Design features and systems to promote a healthy and fun experience for our player community, engage players in social interactions to create lasting relationships, and where compatible players can create Guild-like groups to explore together
  • Collaborate with different teams to integrate moderation tools promoting a safe community
  • Explore creative ways players can connect with others in-game
  • Work closely with your Lead and Producers to ensure a timely delivery of design documents and in-game features
  • Coordinate with QA to make sure game features are fully tested and stable
  • Analyze and parse playtest data to extract actionable tasks
  • Analyze how games utilize social interactions to promote player-to-player bond

Who you are

We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • You have 5+ years of experience as a Game Designer, with 1+ shipped title (either on Console, PC or Mobile) as a Social Designer
  • You have demonstrable experience working on social systems (e.g. player communication, matchmaking, moderation tools, and first party platform integration)
  • You have clear and correct communication skills (in English), strong problem solving skills, and a willingness to support the team, leads and production where needed
  • You can clearly advocate and prioritize social features to internal and external stakeholders, and ensure our design and community philosophies are consistent
  • You have experience with node-based scripting to prototype and implement your ideas
  • You understand and can adapt to the technical limitations of an online environment
  • You understand the limitations and inner-workings of social features on different platforms to better integrate them with the different systems of the project
  • You are able to work within an international team environment
  • You have a keen interest in game industry developments and competitor research

Interested?

If you think you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!

Be sure to submit your CV and cover letter detailing your motivation to join Guerrilla. Samples of designs and/or systems, and a description of your involvement in them, would be greatly appreciated.

Notes

Guerrilla is part of Sony Interactive Entertainment. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Because of the volume of replies we receive, we will not be able to respond to every applicant.