Game Designer

Electronic Arts

Orlando, FL, USA

Full time

Sep 26

EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, fan programs, and cross-platform digital experiences. EA SPORTS creates connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sports through industry-leading sports video games.

The Challenge Ahead: 

This design position is responsible for NCAA College Football content. The designer will maintain and balance the core and meta-game while creating, prototyping and implementing gameplay features.

What a Designer does at EA:

  • Deliver on the game vision as set by the Creative Director and Product Owner.
  • Maintain all design aspects of a game-as-service through entire project life cycle.
  • Create innovative and engaging designs and prototypes while maintaining EA SPORTS’ high standard of quality.
  • Balance game with consideration to fun gameplay, player acquisition, monetization and engagement.
  • Retain original IP’s core brand values and game experience within the service at all times.
  • Communicate game design clearly and concisely with.
  • Inspire game team through progressive, creative design.
  • Provide and receive critique in a constructive manner with suggestions and solutions for improvement.
  • Remain current on industry trends including: new game genres, new game design methods and emerging platforms

The next great EA Designer needs:

  • 5+ year’s industry experience specifically in game design or quality assurance.
  • Proven ability to conceptualize, create and implement game concepts using various tools and technology.
  • Broad knowledge of, and passion for, the casual, mobile or sports game genres.
  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for sports gaming
  • Excellent creative, analytical and organizational skills with proven ability to write, communicate and maintain detailed design documentation throughout project life cycle.
  • Demonstrative proof of an open-mined, progressive thinker who is flexible, energetic and driven with the ability to overcome obstacles and challenges with working solutions.
  • Thorough understanding of gameplay theories and interface design ability
  • Superior communication skills with experience presenting visions both verbally and on paper.
  • Professional experience with fitness or wellness or hardcore personal interest
  • 3+ years minimum experience in a similar role
  • Results orientated with strong documentation skills

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent considered but not required.

About EA


At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers.


We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more!


Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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