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Game Designer


Game Designer

Pixel Sprout Studios is looking to add a Game Designer to our team to continue the development of Sun Haven as well as future titles. With a focus on keeping a close-knit family at PSS, we would like to add another member to our team who excels in not only creative problem solving but also in communication and collaboration on a team level. Please provide your resume, a cover letter, your Discord ID, and your time zone when applying.


  • Review existing designs to identify areas in need of improvement, identify problems and develop creative solutions

  • Use feedback from players and come up with solutions to create a better player experience

  • Concept ideas for content, gameplay, and whole progression systems

  • Pitch gameplay ideas and patch content that will assist in improving player retention

  • Assist the Producers with making ROI-conscious decisions that can create a better player experience

  • Meet with Artists, Animators, Writers, Sound Designers, QA Engineers, Software Engineers, and Producers to check the feasibility of design choices

  • Communicate game design decisions to the correct disciplines to ensure full visibility and strong alignment

Required Qualifications:

  • Extensive repertoire of video game familiarity

  • Experienced at finding creative solutions to gameplay problems

  • Basic working knowledge of psychology, i.e. incentivization, game theory, cognitive biases, etc

  • Working knowledge of Google Drive, Google Docs, and Google Sheets

  • Ability to receive and provide constructive feedback

  • Excellent spoken and written communications skills

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to produce consistent updates

  • Experience with managing or shipping a game to a live environment

  • Prior experience in leading a development team

  • Experience with Agile development processes

  • Background in game production, game development, or quality assurance



  • B.S. degree in analytics, game design, or equivalent

  • Shipped 1+ game titles

  • 1+ years of experience in a game development role

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