Game Designer

Roamer Games
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September 13, 2022


Are you a creative and dedicated games industry professional with experience in game design with a passion for 4X, strategy, and skirmish games? Are you ready to design innovative experiences that push the boundaries of modern games? Then you may be the one we’re looking for!

As a Game Designer contractor on our unannounced 4X Strategy title, working remotely with the Roamer development team, you will be involved in designing gameplay features and systems under the guidance of the Head of Product. You will have a direct and influential impact on the quality and feel of the game.

We are seeking new team members that enjoy working in a startup where everyone supports each other but you are also given the freedom and responsibility to take charge of a task and deliver. We’re looking for somebody who’s a problem solver with a great understanding of scope and timelines and is able to adjust designs accordingly.

As a new studio, we have a no-crunch policy and prioritize a constructive, collaborative approach to working. Our company is fully funded too, which means no additional stress on the team!


Your Responsibilities are to

  • eXpand on existing designs and systems by refining in-game balance
  • eXplore new game designs, ideas, and narratives
  • eXploit our wealth of data and experience to please our audience
  • eXecute quickly through rapid iterations and feedback loops


Required Qualifications

  • At least two years of professional games industry experience in Game Design
  • A demonstrable experience with system design
  • Ability to work highly independently with assigned tasks 
  • Strong interest in strategy games in general
  • Fluent in spoken and written English


As a bonus, you might have…

  • Experience with programming or scripting
  • Experience with creating mods for strategy games
  • Tertiary skills in related fields such as UX, Art, or Sound

Since we strive for a diverse and inclusive workplace, we highly encourage everyone — irrespective of race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nationality, disability or age — to apply for this job if you think you'd be a great addition to our team.

Do not get discouraged if you do not meet all the requirements — we are always on the lookout for talented individuals and encourage you to apply if you feel the position is right for you. In your application, please show us why your previous experiences and skills would work for this role and why you are interested in working at Roamer. We will be interviewing candidates continuously for this role.


Additional Details

  • Position: Game Designer (any level of seniority)
  • Job type: Contractor
  • Remote type: Remote
  • Location: No preference


How to Apply

If that sounds like something you’d be interested in or have any questions, say hi! You can send us an email with your resume and a portfolio of work (if possible) and cover letter (optional).

‍We’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Principals only. No recruiters, please.

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