We are an early but mighty organization with a leadership team of game industry veterans. There are many opportunities for you to have a big impact on the products well be making as well as the overall direction of the company. If youre passionate about tackling difficult problems with direct and thoughtful communication and team first mentality, we may be the right place for you.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Youll be a key part of a prototyping team exploring new innovative design spaces working on next-generation games as a service.
Share learnings with the broader product team and contribute to the overall development of our product strategy and portfolio of games.
WHAT YOULL ACHIEVE
You will play a critical role on a small prototyping team during exploration of new game concepts:
Creating proposals that articulate how these features and systems uphold the games design pillars and drive the desired player behaviors
Delivering clear, concise, and thorough specifications to cross functional teams responsible for implementing these systems
Designing, balancing and tuning content based on the high level goals different systems in the game
You will become an expert in the systems and features you work on and become a resource to team members in your areas of mastery.
You will develop an independent design philosophy that upholds the key tenets of Fortis approach to products while adding your own unique approach to thinking about emerging patterns in service design.
WHAT YOULL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL
An understanding of fundamental design principles, metagame systems, game economies, and player psychology that allows you to design from first principles.
Great sense for game balance, progression, and pacing and an exceptional attention to detail.
Enthusiasm for solving tough problems and strong critical thinking skills.
Ability to synthesize feedback from team members and rapidly iterate on designs.
A natural curiosity and eagerness to learn – we believe this is essential to our ability to stay ahead of the market and value this over years of experience.
We expect all team members to be students of their craft and the game spaces theyre working in.
You should be educated on the latest trends and have a strong perspective on how they relate to our current and future projects regardless of your title or role.
WHY JOIN US
There are many reasons to join us, but here are a few:
We strongly believe we are changing how games studios operate and at the core of what we do is making great games that create a connected community
Culture of diversity and inclusion and support to all team members
Work with some of the industry’s coolest people who have designed and launched the best games in the world
Fortis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.