As a Game Economy Designer at Ubisoft Abu Dhabi you will be the creative energy behind a balanced gameplay. You will provide players with a balanced, smooth gameplay experience which enriches their experience.
You will adjust your design throughout the production process, creating an effective economy from concept to playability to engage players through their gaming experience.
What you’ll do :
Define the economic foundation for our games.
Balance core gameplay alongside meta progression loops.
Define and balance virtual products collaborating with development and live operations teams.
Identify the potential sale drivers for the different product categories in the game economy.
Balance the needs for virtual products, their relation, life cycle, and their streams of availability.
Regularly utilize business intelligence, market research, and user feedback alongside personal expertise and understanding to balance gameplay, meta, and virtual goods during game development and post-release.
Conduct in-depth study of each feature and compare it to our competitor games to develop a robust understanding of the genre of the game and game mechanics.
What you bring :
Strong, well-founded intuition regarding the intersection between game and economy balance, player experience, and consistent, long-term engagement and monetization.
Ability to construct gameplay balance and economy spreadsheets quickly, with interlinked formulae and predictive results intended to minimize trial / error process.
Strong numerical and gameplay balancing abilities. (Excel wizard)
Good analytical and reporting skills.
Experience with balancing and maintaining competitive multiplayer strategy titles is a plus.
BA / BS degree.
At least 2 years of experience working on free-to-play games.