Conceptual Game Designer (f/m/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · DE - Munich Office

About the company
Chimera Entertainment GmbH is a creative and independent development studio for digital entertainment software in the heart of the beautiful city of Munich. Our company was founded in 2006 with the support of the production house remote control productions.

In addition to developing our own IPs, we implement work for hire, from conception to completion. Gameplay and creative imagination are always in the foreground, and we promote teamwork and talent. In terms of development and marketing of our high-class games, and thanks to our  10-year expertise in the field of mobile gaming and cross-platform-development as well as our award-winning portfolio of top titles such as “Angry Birds Epic” and “Angry Birds Evolution” we are one of Germany’s leading game developers. And with you as a potential member of our ambitious over ​80-strong team, we want to expand our success within the coolest industry in the world.

As a Conceptual Game Designer (f/m/d) at Chimera Entertainment, you will create high-quality, visually appealing games within an experienced, international and flexible team of about ​82 people. As a successful and ambitious company with a sustainable and transparent leadership style, all of our employees work with dedication and a team-first attitude. Working on state-of-the-art projects with high-profile partners will be your opportunity to grow and expand your knowledge within the games industry in a professional and friendly atmosphere.

Right now we are also working on a still confidential mobile game based on a popular strategy brand with a leading global publisher!
The kind of stuff you’ll be doing:
  • Be the champion for generating inspiring game concepts based on external RFPs

  • Take a lead in developing fresh and unique concepts that are aligned with the company strategy

  • Work closely with our Business Development Team to present these pitches to our clients

  • Dive into new trends within the industry and translate them to new game concepts

  • Cooperate closely with the product team and design leads

  • Design and map out new features & content and adjust existing ones from high to detailed level

  • Create and maintain feature, content and balancing documentation

  • Represent, challenge and champion design and balancing topics within your team

Who are we looking for:
  • At least 5 years of experience in the field of Game Design 

  • Interested and up to date in game industry trends 

  • Talent for creating and presenting game pitches 

  • Ability to create and execute on a Creative Vision 

  • Ability to understand detailed requirements and translate them into design solutions

  • Outside-of-the-box thinking

  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to our teams

  • Basic understanding of F2P mechanisms and concepts (eg. player conversion & retention)

  • Excellent documentation and communication skills in English

  • Self-directed and reliable working style

  • A highly motivated, flexible team worker

The ideal candidate also has:
  • Good understanding of the games industry in general

  • Always striving to create and present new game ideas 

  • Multiple years of experience in pitching and pitching processes 

  • Natural talent and joy to give presentations 

What's in for you?
  • Flat hierarchy in a friendly atmosphere in a flexible working environment
  • A creative, casual, and international workplace right in the heart of Munich
  • Public Transport compensation in Munich (German Ticket)
  • Remote work is possible (We have hubs in Portugal, Spain, Italy, Poland, Finland, and Romania :) )
  • Relocation support
  • Lunchbudget (up to 50 €/month)
  • German Language course (we cover costs up to 75%)
  • Company pension plan, graded according to the length of employment
  • Professional health coaching with a Sports Scientist & Medical Training Therapist (OLAO HEALTH) - digital and live
  • A well-stocked library with books, games, and games consoles
  • Free coffee, drinks, and fruits onsite
  • Regular team & company events like a summer party, Oktoberfest, and Movie and Gaming Nights
  • And a lot of fun :-)
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