Blockchain Game Economic Designer

Contrat à Villeurbanne, 69100 - CDI - 10/02/2022

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🔈 The Tiny Digital Factory is a video game development studio expert in F2P motorsport games on mobile phones. Founded in 2015, the company is located in Montreal and Lyon. The company brings together 25 people with different expertises (publishing, programming, arts, design…) and aims for strong growth in the years to come. To support this growth, we are strengthening our teams and hiring an experienced Game Economic Designer.

🌟 As the Game Economy Designer, you will oversee, implement and tune the in-game economy while optimizing user experience. You will utilize methodologies of economics, behavioral psychology, and business intelligence to strategically design and maintain a healthy play-to-earn game economy (multi-platform). The economic systems you will build and manage are core to game progression, reward payouts, and overall game economy balance.

In direct collaboration with the team, your missions will be the following :

  • You will own the in-game economy. You will collaborate closely with Product Managers, Producers, and Analysts to devise the strategy for our blockchain | NFT economy. 

  • You will model, simulate, and tune the game's economy with multiple currencies, progression systems.

  • Have a point of view on scarcity-based economy models to create genuinely groundbreaking gaming experiences while keeping positive progression and play-and-earn philosophies at the core of your designs

  • Analyze the many facets of the game economy, player engagement, and monetization data at a macro and micro level, reporting on performance, identify issues and opportunities and suggest ways to optimize

  • Keep up to date with market trends and do proactive analysis of economy tuning in relevant competitive products

  • Participate in feature design, and provide feedback and observations from the perspective of the game economy, maximizing engagement and monetization opportunities  

  • 3+ years of game design experience with focus on advanced economy design

  • Solid understanding of mobile games while curious about the endless possibilities of blockchain and NFTs 

  • Knowledge of macro, microeconomics, pricing theory, money theory, and statistics, especially in the mobile gaming industry and/or live service-oriented products, with the ability to model problems into quantitative systems, formulate ratios and indexes specific to each game

  • Ability to model and simulate planned changes, overall sinks, and sources while anticipating downstream effects with post-launch analysis to ensure expected outcomes are reached

  • Logical and analytical thinking 

  • Experience building game features and economies, with an emphasis on designing and tuning parts that engage players and encourage monetization 

  • Detail-oriented and capable of providing specific solutions at each step of the process

  • Understanding of Excel, SQL, and/or Python

  • Good knowledge of statistical analysis software competency

  • Teamwork and good communication skills

    🌟 Permanent position to be filled as soon as possible and based in Lyon or Montreal. Freelance and remote work may be possible.🌟