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Senior Gamedesigner

Salary Competitive

Megapop seeks a new senior game designer to join our offices in Oslo, Norway.

We have set sail on ‘Life Below’, a strategy city-builder where you build coral reefs and ocean ecosystems. A reef builder! It’s for this team you first join as a game designer, in addition to future Megapop game titles.

A part of the position includes designing impact games for Norwegian society at large, some of them with big success. Typically we spend 50% of our time on our own IP, and the rest on games for others. It's a truly varied and exciting job.

For this women-led team, we urge women to apply

Required skills:

  • 4+ years of game designer experience

  • At least 2 shipped game titles, one as senior

  • Strong sense of system design, balance, gameplay systems and gameplay flow

  • Great understanding of Unity, technology and the game development process

  • Curious, methodical and a good documenter of your work

  • Preferably, experience working with strategy or city-builders, and/or extensive experience playing such games

 Nice to have:

  • You must be fluent in English. It’s a benefit if you speak/write Norwegian

  • An interest in the natural world, the impact of gaming and what games can do for society

  • Additional technical, artistic and process skills are warmly welcomed

  • Additional skills in gamification or “other use of games” are very welcome

  • Experience with managing other people and processes in a team

  • An interest, and executable skills, within digital storytelling

For more information or questions please contact us at hello@megapopganes.com

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Pension plan
Pension plan

We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

Paid holiday
Paid holiday

Metropolitists, beach boys and mountaineers we salute you and pay you to go and explore the world.

Maternity / paternity leave
Maternity / paternity leave

Kids are the future, go spend time with them.

Pet friendly
Pet friendly

Dogs, turtles or goldfish are welcome in the office as long as they want to cuddle every now and then.

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Working at
Megapop AS

We are in indie game developer based out of Oslo, Norway. We have to date launched five games for PC, Switch and mobile platforms. At the moment we develop "Life Below", a creative strategy city-builder where you build and manage ocean ecosystems. So a reef builder! In addition to our own IP, we develop games and gamification projects for society. We call ourselves an impact game developer as many of our projects are focused on positive change to society. Right now we develop a game for all kids going into hospital, a history game to spice up history learning in schools, a city cleaning game using the mascot of Oslo, a climate game and an awareness game tackling difficult issues in relation to sex and identify. Many of our impact projects are successes, and are widely used. Our aim is to make society better, one game at the time.

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