Game Systems Designer (all genders) - Goodgame Empire

Full Time
Hamburg, Germany
Experienced Professional
January 29, 2024

Goodgame Studios is an innovative free-to-play, online games development company that is constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the gaming industry.  Since 2018, Goodgame Studios has been part of Stillfront Group AB, which is a group of independent developers, publishers and distributors of digital games - with a vision to become the leading group of game developers and publishers.

Join our team as a Game Systems Designer (all genders): where high targets fuel innovation and drive success!

Are you energized by ambitious goals and passionate about developing innovative ideas? We're currently looking for a Game Systems Designer (all genders) whose motivation lies in crafting both new and enhanced features, always aiming to deliver an unparalleled gaming experience that aligns with our business objectives. 

In this role, you'll join the Empire Family Team working on Goodgame Empire, Empire Four Kingdoms and future additions to the franchise, to collaborate closely with our 30+ dedicated professionals, employing your initiative and strong communication skills to seamlessly integrate your ideas into our MMO pioneer games with more than 200 million registered players worldwide and a history of more than 1bn € in revenues.

Your assertiveness and drive to achieve success are vital as you spearhead AI innovation in Game Design, ensuring our games not only captivate our players but also contribute significantly to our business growth. If you're ready to take on this challenge and thrive in a high-target environment, we want you on our team!


  • You focus on designing, developing and maintaining gameplay systems supporting long-term feature reusability with the aim to maximize player engagement, ensuring effective monetization and player retention
  • You continuously refine game features and events by integrating player feedback, data analysis, and AI insights

  • You heavily utilize AI tools in your daily work to leverage your own output, ensuring a cutting-edge gaming experience for all players

  • You document and present your input using user stories, flowcharts and wireframes to clearly communicate your designs to all teams and stakeholders

  • You skillfully transfer and adapt successful game mechanics from various genres


  • You have a passion for gaming with focus on free-to-play games
  • You have a deep understanding of LiveOps game dynamics, including monetisation strategies, in-game economies and player behavior

  • You strive to take ownership and excel in getting things done by getting your hands dirty in Google Sheets, ChatGPT or similar

  • You are a resilient, detail-oriented team player, passionate about seeking new ways to enhance performance

  • You possess excellent written and oral communication in English


  • Full flexibility: Work remotely or come and work from our modern office in Hamburg (Ottensen)
  • Work-life-balance: 30 days annual leave and flexible working hours
  • Join a supportive team in a pragmatic, yet challenging environment, flat hierarchies and state of the art technologies
  • Work with multidisciplinary and experienced colleagues from the entire product lifecycle in a culture of continuous development and learning opportunities
  • Team building: strong collaboration between the teams, regular studio events onsight, snacks and drinks available at the office
  • Contribution to public transport ticket (Deutschlandticket) in Germany


Goodgame Studios is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage and support diversity and welcome all qualified applications. We are happy to receive your application in English!

Your contact person for this job offer is Margarita Kremhöller.

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