Senior Game Designer - Emergents TCG

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About TQ Tezos (Tocqueville Group)
 
TQ is a New York-based blockchain technology company advancing the Tezos project. In close collaboration with global teams,TQ builds products on Tezos and developer tools to help other teams all around the world do so. TQ also helps startups and enterprises adopt Tezos for a variety of exciting use cases, facilitating the growth of a robust, high-functioning Tezos ecosystem.

What You Will Do

  • Conceptualize TCG game features and game loops, and clearly communicate your vision to others.
  • Collaborate with Game Design, Marketing, and Project Management teams to design, perfect, and implement innovative game features and game loops through and including post-launch support.
  • Act as a creative leader who can represent players’ needs while remaining sensitive to the needs of other stakeholders.
  • Playtest new card and game system designs. Review game design documents, proposals and conceptual prototypes. Provide actionable feedback.
  • Create and own accurate, clear game design documentation for communication with internal stakeholders.
  • Prepare reports and data visualization to present to internal stakeholders.

What You Will Bring

  • Understanding of what motivates both competitive and social TCG players.
  • In-depth game design experience and knowledge, with a focus on TCG or strategy game design.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to synthesize game-play data to iteratively improve game systems, loops, and features.
  • Passion for mobile strategy games and an experience with mobile game design best practices.
  • Experience ideating on new IP and/or working in incubation is a strong plus. 
  • Love of the varied and diverse possibilities in the superhero genre.
  • Ability to work independently, handle multiple assignments, balance priorities and meet deadlines.
  • 3+ years of game design experience in a professional setting. Prior experience with strategy or TCG games preferred.

How You Will Be Successful

  • Communication: You have impeccable written and verbal communication with ability to translate technical information in a non-technical format.
  • Collaboration: You know the “how” is as important as the “what” and you aim to build effective relationships across the organizations, as well as externally with 3rd parties. You are mindful of diverse perspectives and engage others in a professional manner.
  • Empathy: You can relate to and understand players who are not like you, and who may have different motivations than yours when playing games.
  • Time Management: You can handle multiple projects with varying and changing timelines. Projects are completed on time and you ask for help as needed. You are able to effectively work remotely without direct supervision.
  • Attention to detail: Misplaced data can have vastly negative effects on games. You find the errors most would overlook.
We offer:
  • Flexible work environment
  • Competitive compensation
  • Full benefits
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • 401k matching 
 
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • OCamlLanguages
    • HaskellLanguages
    • F#Languages
    • RustLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks

Location

411 Lafayette Street New York, New York , NY 10003

An Insider's view of TQ Tezos

How does the company support your career growth?

Alison, our president, has a leadership style that prioritizes discovering and cultivating the things that her employees are passionate about. Managers at TQ are trained to help their direct reports identify skills and passion and encourage them to run with it

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What are TQ Tezos Perks + Benefits

TQ Tezos Benefits Overview

Our employees enjoy perks & benefits, most of which are completely employer paid. We offer our employees 401(k) matching, comprehensive medical coverage, unlimited days off (US), competitive compensation and a flexible work schedule.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Both Short Term and Long Term Disability are covered by employer. LTD covers 60% of earnings, up to $6,000 monthly. STD covers 60% of earnings, up to $1,500 weekly weekly benefit.
Dental Benefits
Fully covered by TQ. We also offer a $1,000 stipend to be used for orthodontia.
Vision Benefits
Fully covered by TQ
Health Insurance Benefits
TQ offers medical insurance through United Healthcare Oxford, with three plans to choose from. The HSA Plan is fully covered by the company with the other two plans covered 85%.
Life Insurance
Employee Basic Life Insurance is provided worth $50,000 and is covered by employer
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
The Company makes safe harbor employer contributions to the employee’s 401(k) up to 100% of contributions on the first 3% deferred, then 50% of contributions from 3% to 5%.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
TQ will match employee contributions of $5 (five USD) or more, dollar-for-dollar up to a maximum of $1,000 (one thousand USD) per employee, per calendar year
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Continuing Education stipend
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