Lead Game Designer

Jam City
17 days ago


We’re currently looking for a passionate and accomplished Lead Game Designer to work with our San Francisco studio. In this role, you will be responsible for the creative vision of a mobile, free-to-play game, communicating that vision to studio leadership and the development team, and leading a team of game designers. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with some of the top creative and analytical talent in the industry to develop, launch, and improve mobile games for multi-billion-dollar IPs. If you aren’t afraid of innovation, then this role is for you.

To successfully execute the role, you must have experience leading a full development team for iOS & Android platforms, provide appropriate design documents, have deep experience in game design theory and a working understanding of Unity.

You will work with a supporting Game Design team, driving all feature design work to align with the overall product vision. You will also work closely with the Producer and Product Manager to plan key features, live operations, and content updates.

You will also regularly communicate with studio leadership, assist in product play testing, and work with other team members to review the full mobile product. In addition, you must be able to take notes from multiple sources and be able to incorporate the feedback into revised game content and features.





Jam City is an award-winning mobile entertainment studio providing unique and deeply engaging games that appeal to a broad, global audience.

Led by CEO Chris DeWolfe, former MySpace co-founder and CEO, and COO Josh Yguado, former 20th Century Fox executive, Jam City is the creative powerhouse behind some of the highest-grossing and most enduring mobile games. Jam City’s global franchise Cookie Jam has generated more than half a billion dollars, and Panda Pop has more than 120 million downloads to date.

The company also is the go-to studio for Hollywood, having developed immersive, narrative-rich mobile games around iconic entertainment brands. The company’s popular RPG game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery was the #1 game in more than 40 countries at its launch in April 2018.

Jam City has nine studios located in Los Angeles (HQ), Berlin, Buenos Aires, Bogotá, Burbank, Cedar Falls, San Diego, San Francisco, and Toronto.

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