We are a rapidly growing mobile gaming studio focused on the mid-core multiplayer FTP space. We have two successful titles on the market, published by top grossing publishers (ex: MiniClip), and are currently growing the team to support our new mobile shooter game title currently under production.

As we continue our growth, we are looking for an ambitious and experienced mobile game Level Designer to help us create beautiful and challenging experiences for our players.

The position can be remote, or you can join us at our brand new state-of-art offices in YAS Island, near Dubai, UAE.

What we are looking for:

YallaPlay is looking for an experienced Level Designer for an action top-down shoot-em-up game. Ideally, this designer has multiplayer experience and has designed, iterated and shipped multiple levels shipped titles. As a Level Designer, you'll be part of a creative team developing an innovative game.. You'll be responsible for developing the design vision, the gameplay mechanics, and environment levels at all points in their creation. Our ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, outstanding problem-solving skills with the ability to deliver on time.

What you will do:

  • Lead the levels game design of our new rogulelike shooter game targeting the mobile platform
  • Create clear, concise, and visually-oriented design materials and feature specs that explain your vision, requirements and development plan
  • Create immersive, challenging and fun gameplay scenarios/environments that support and enhance the core mechanics of the game. Ex level traps, boss patterns, guns mechanics etc.
  • Work with game programmers to help create design mechanics that yield compelling gameplay experiences.
  • Communicate design progress with the other creative leads and welcome collaborative feedback and iterations.
  • Lead the creation of maps, mission structures, encounters and events used across the game levels and worlds
  • Document workflows that you created to help others be effective in their use.
  • Playtest the game and give candid notes on how we can improve it.

What you need to have:

  • Worked game design for a least 2 shipped mobile titles (please include references)
  • 5+ years of game development experience in mobile titles
  • Very strong understanding of game mechanics pertaining to roguelike games and and shooter game
  • Extensive experience using Unity
  • Ability to conceptualize and communicate an engaging gameplay experience
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English (written and verbal)
  • Passion and enthusiasm for mobile game development and shooter games

About YallaPlay
At YallaPlay, we build awe-inspiring games and have fun while doing what we love. We are a small but rapidly growing mobile games developer originally founded in Austin, Texas, then expanded to Brazil and the UAE. With a few million downloads to our games, we have built a team of talented creators focused on building chart topping titles in a fun and collaborative environment. We are proud of our employee-first culture using an indie approach to creating games while embracing remote-friendly practices. We are currently growing the teams working on for our latest release, “Spades Masters” (iOS / Android) published by MiniClip, and our new shooter game also planned for release later this year.