Job of the Week: Game Designer at Boomlagoon

This article is part of the weekly “Job of the Week” article-series on Nordic Game Bits. The purpose of the series is to feature one open position in the Nordic games industry each week. 

Based in Helsinki, Finland, Boomlagoon is an experienced but young mobile games studio who in 2014 released their latest title, Monsu, to great success! The game is free to play, and only released on iOS so far.

The studio is backed by London Venture Partners, Northzone, Inventure, 360 Capital Partner and Jari Ovaskainen, and is now looking to expand their team.

Boomlagoon is looking for a Game Designer to join the ranks in their Helsinki office. The full set of details about the position can be found below.


Game Designer

Do you want to join a team of professionals creating the next big mobile hit? Do you want to work for a small startup and take part in crafting its future? If so, then Boomlagoon is the place for you!

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Boomlagoon is a mobile gaming company focused on making character-driven free-to-play games. Boomlagoon is backed by London Venture Partners, Northzone, Inventure, 360 Capital Partner and Jari Ovaskainen, and comprises games industry veterans from companies including Rovio, Digital Chocolate, Housemarque and Recoil.

Boomlagoon is looking for a Game Designer to join our team and help us create our next free to play mobile title.

We expect you to:

  • Have a passion for mid-core games
  • Understand and love the mobile platform.
  • Have the ability to design fun games with controls that fit the mobile platform.
  • Have a superb understanding of the Free-to-Play model.
  • Live and breath retention, engagement, monetization and social mechanics.
  • Think outside the box.
  • Be very uncomfortable with mediocrity.

Unity experience and artistic skills are a plus.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits, as well as stimulating work and skilled teammates. Interested? Apply by sending an e-mail to jobs@boomlagoon.com. Include a CV, and if you have a portfolio you can link to we’d really appreciate it.

Authors
Sune Thorsen

Sune is not only a gamer and writer who wishes his keyboard-typing-speed would translate directly into Nintendo 64 controller agility, but also the co-founder and CEO of NordicGameBits.

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