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  • Game Designer - Remote

    The Supersocial team combines deep Roblox expertise with AAA experience and creative storytellers who, together, design cutting edge experiences that feels authentic to metaverse communities. HOW YOU'LL MAKE AN IMPACT Supersocial is seeking a highly motivated and creative Game Designer to join our growing team. You will have the unique opportunity to use your game design experience to help shape the future of Supersocial experiences on Roblox and beyond. Founded in 2020, Supersocial operates a cutting-edge studio and a next-generation agency, developing, producing and publishing world-class games, experiences and brand worlds on Roblox, Web3 and other emerging platforms. QUALIFICATIONS Must Have 3 years of experience as a game designer who has worked on complete production cycles from concept to ship. Our CEO Yon is recognized as a trailblazer and thought leader in the metaverse space both for his work with Supersocial and his podcast Into The Metaverse. Supersocial was founded by Yonatan Raz-Fridman Yon (CEO), Pedro Romi (CFO), Luiza Justus (Head of Creative) and Tatiana Wlasek (Chief Business Officer).
    $72k-106k yearly est.5d ago
  • Online Game Programmer

    Our co-founder Josh developed the concept for Synthesis when he was director of SpaceX's Ad Astra school. Synthesis Synthesis makes team thinking games that turn kids into effective decision-makers and communicators. If you are a self-starter who enjoys working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, then we want to talk to you Why making games at Synthesis is different: Our job is to make compelling, rich games that keep students coming back; Our games contain no monetization.
    $77k-107k yearly est.3d ago
  • Gameplay Programmer

    As a Gameplay Programmer, you will report to the Lead Programmer and work directly with a programming team to implement game features and systems with the Unreal game engine to create a compelling experience for players. Placement Type: Permanent Salary (USD): $80 - 120K Start Date: June 2023 Unreal Gameplay Programmer Relocation to Raleigh, NC for a Hybrid role is covered by the comapy or Remote work in Eastern time zone is also possible.
    $68k-99k yearly est.3d ago
  • Senior Gameplay Programmer (Remote)

    We are Playmake: our flagship game, Murder Party, is the best hidden-role game on Roblox. Underpinning our success at Playmake is mutual respect.
    $77k-113k yearly est.2d ago
  • Space Technology Development Engineer/Scientist

    The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation's space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. This position requires 100% on-site work in Chantilly, VA.
    $95k-119k yearly est.5d ago
  • Software Engineer / Developer Technical Specialist

    The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Leidos has an opportunity for a senior level Software Engineer / Developer Technical Specialist to support the EAMS Program. Must be able to work on-site in Herndon, VA.
    $97.5k-150k yearly49d ago
  • Game Designer (f/m/d)

    We receive immense support to achieve this goal through the AppLike Group. We are looking for a skilled and passionate Game Designer who will support our inhouse development teams in building fun and high-retention mobile games.
    $72k-106k yearly est.14d ago
  • Game Designer (m/f/d)

    DECA is a remote company with over 290 people in over 31 countries globally. DECA specializes in acquiring games from other developers and reinvigorating them to continue to entertain for decades. As a Game Designer at DECA, you will plan, design, iterate, and improve the player experience in our games and will be working with the in-game economy balancing, systems design, and monetization strategy of our projects. We are looking for a Game Designer with strength in System Design and Balancing to work in the unique position of taking care of our portfolio of LiveOps games (Dragonvale, Zombie Catchers, Shadowgun Legends, etc). DECA is also a part of the Embracer Group, the largest public gaming company in Europe. DECA has been profitable since our inception in 2016.
    $67k-102k yearly est.25d ago
  • game progression designer

    Progression Designer needed for Full Time remote opportunity with Randstad Technologies client In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).For certain assignments, Co location: Bellevue, Washington + bellevue , washington (remote)
    $100k-120k yearly15d ago
  • Game Designer (Freelance)

    Voodoo is now a team of over 750 employees worldwide, we're looking for talented individuals from across the globe to come and entertain the world with us. With 6 billion downloads and over 150 million monthly active users, Voodoo is the #3 mobile publisher worldwide in terms of downloads after Google and Meta. - Using the extensive game library of Voodoo to understand what motivates a new generation of game player Voodoo is a tech company that creates mobile games and apps.
    $74k-110k yearly est.2d ago
  • Content Designer, Games

    At Netflix, we carefully consider a wide range of compensation factors to determine your personal top of market. -Write UX copy for Netflix Product UI and devise content strategy for the presentation of information about games on Netflix. We are looking for a lead-level Content Designer with games experience to help us push the boundaries of what games could be on Netflix. The overall market range for roles in this area of Netflix is typically $80,000-$550,000. -Enthusiasm and passion for games, and bringing Netflix Games to members all around the world. -Collaborate with fellow designers (content, visual, interactive, motion) and prototypers to explore and evolve how game experiences are presented on Netflix. This role will work closely with a world-class team of other content designers and writers, product designers, product managers, engineers, and cross-functional game partners to enable millions of members around the world to enjoy games on Netflix. NOTE: This is NOT a writing position for the content of the games themselves, but rather the UI presentation of games on the Netflix service. As our games effort grows, we're seeking a full-time Content Designer to lead innovation workstreams in order to explore and improve how our members access, discover, and play games on Netflix.
    $83k-131k yearly est.14d ago
  • Technical Game Designer | Halo

    Skybox Labs is looking for a passionate Technical Game Designer to join our Halo team! As one of Canada's fastest-growing game studios, since our inception in 2011, SkyBox Labs has evolved from a group of 8 people to a team of over 250+ Engineers, Artists, Animators, Designers, Producers, and more! SkyBox Labs is a game development studio that works on some of the world's most iconic games.
    $70k-103k yearly est.14d ago
  • Game Designer

    As a leading mobile games developer, Jam City is looking to level up our talent. We are looking for a Game Designer to bring their game design skills to Jam City's next new game!
    $71.5k-89.5k yearly2d ago
  • Game Designer

    As our newest Game Designer, you will work with our services team designing games and supporting live service updates to our top-performing titles.
    $77k-114k yearly est.36d ago
  • Senior Gameplay Programmer

    PlayStation isn't just the Best Place to Play - it's also the Best Place to Work. Today, we're recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, PlayStation Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation. is growing, and we're looking for a Senior Gameplay Programmer to help us build compelling gameplay systems. PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity.
    $139.4k-209k yearly14d ago
  • Level Designer - Sanzaru Games

    Minimum Qualifications * 3+ years of experience designing levels for published games Experience identifying issues for level design and flow and creative problem solving Experience shifting focus and adapting easily to change Proven communication skills and experience interact effectively Proven hardcore gamer and daily gaming enthusiast Preferred Qualifications * 2+ years of industry experience working in VR games Experience with Unreal Experience in 3D apps for blockout Experience in narrative and storytelling Adobe creative suite
    $128k-166k yearly est.23d ago
  • Senior Game Developer (open to remote)

    At Bunch, we're building a lightweight digital world that brings people together when they are physically apart. You can download Bunch on your phone and check it out: Working at Bunch comes with:Competitive salary and stock options Comprehensive health, dental and vision plans Outfit your home office with the gear you need to work effectively Regular team retreats (...to be continued post-covid) Regular game nights and other fun activities (... in the mean time) Bunch 2.0 features a unique social space where you can make an avatar, build a room, socialize, dance, play soccer, or do a variety of other hanging out activities - before jumping into your favourite games. On Bunch, players can meet, talk and jump into their favourite games like Roblox, listen to music, play mini-games and more.
    $75k-109k yearly est.14d ago
  • Lead or Principal Game Designer

    Under the Gala brand, we have a growing roster of reputable partners across Gaming and Entertainment including DreamWorks, AMC and NBCU. Since then, Gala has grown to be a leader in Web3 entertainment. Gala was founded by Eric Schiermeyer (gaming legend and co-founder of Zynga), and Michael McCarthy (the Creative Director behind viral gaming hits such as Farmville 2). Job DescriptionGala Gala is creating entertainment that empowers on the blockchain. At Gala, we work remotely with flexibility; we have a great time with our colleagues and love getting things done.
    $69k-92k yearly est.16d ago
  • AI Developer Technology Engineer

    NVIDIA is widely considered to be one of the technology world's most desirable employers. NVIDIA is looking for a passionate, world-class computer scientist to work in its Compute Developer Technology (Devtech) team as an AI Developer Technology Engineer.
    $105k-135k yearly est.2d ago
  • Roblox Game Programmer - Freelance

    Job DescriptionFilament Games is looking for freelance Roblox Game Programmers to help us ship Roblox games that will modernize education and revolutionize learning. Minimum Qualifications * At least 3 years of professional/indie programming experience, with at least 2 of those years in Roblox development * At least one shipped Roblox game in programming role * Expert in Lua * Familiar with object-oriented programming concepts * Experienced with working in distributed teams Bonus Qualifications * Rojo experience * Typescript experience * Blender or Maya experience Schedule * 100% remote * Short and long-term contracts available About Us Filament Games is a game production studio that creates digital learning games and interactives. Our mission is to create playful experiences that improve people's lives. We believe that games are a powerful way to engage and inspire learners, and we approach game design by translating learning objectives directly into meaningful gameplay mechanics and playful curriculum materials. Guard against scams : During the selection process, applicants will only receive official notices via email from a sender from the @filamentgames.com domain. This includes scheduling interviews and coordinating reference checks, assessments, and job offers. If the person who is contacting you is not listed on the staff page on our website please do not correspond with them. Unfortunately Filament will not be able to assist you if you fall victim to a job offer scam. Please report any losses to law enforcement. We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for positions on the basis of qualifications and ability to perform the job for which they are applying without regard to race, religion, creed, sex, age, residency, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or physical appearance. Minorities are encouraged to apply.
    $69k-98k yearly est.Easy Apply19d ago

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Average Salary For a Game Designer

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Game Designer is $87,645 per year or $42 per hour. The highest paying Game Designer jobs have a salary over $127,000 per year while the lowest paying Game Designer jobs pay $60,000 per year

Updated May 30, 2023
Average Game Designer Salary
$87,645 yearly
$42 hourly

5 Common Career Paths For a Game Designer

Lead Designer

A lead designer is responsible for addressing the clients' needs of digital content and coordinating with the design team for the planning and innovation of the visual design and concept. Lead designers conduct the initial layout of frameworks and collaborate with the art staff for the specifications and outputs using various software applications and digital boards. They regularly update the client of the project's status, including adjustment and design recommendations, ensuring that the plan meets the client's budget goals. A lead designer must have excellent communication and organizational skills, especially on running diagnostic tests to improve optimal performance.

Senior Game Designer



As a senior game designer, your main objective is to create high-level graphical video games. You need to make sure that the games which you are designing are very much interactive and talk to the audience. As a game designer, you have to work closely with the top artists to create the effects for your video game. Working with programmers is also a part of this job. You need to make them understand the core components of your video game so that they can create the structure according to that.

You also need to make sure that the videogame that you design provides a balanced gameplay experience. You have to design the characters as well as the various components of the video game with high levels of precision and accuracy. You will be conceptualizing the characters and then prototyping new games one after the other.

Producer

A producer is an individual who is responsible for providing infrastructure, resources, and logistics in making a movie, television show, or stage production. Producers hire production staff such as director, crew, and sometimes actors to coordinate their activities throughout the production process. They support the creative team by conducting meetings to discuss the production's progress and ensure adherence to deadlines. Producers also travel often either to film on location for a movie or to tour with a theatre production.

Project Manager

Project managers oversee a specific project related to the organization's business. They manage the whole project from inception to evaluation. They initiate planning with involved departments, follow-through on the plans, ensure smooth execution of the plans, and evaluate the project for further improvements should these be needed. In line with this, project managers also ensure that the project is cost-efficient and well within the budget. They also manage the different work teams involved in the project and ensure that things are running smoothly on this aspect as well.

Software Engineer

A software engineer is a computer science professional who is responsible for the development of information systems, designing and building computer systems software and applications software. They often prefer to call themselves as a software developer or computer programmer. They have substantial knowledge of programming languages, software development, and computer operating systems, and other technologies. They use these to turn a plan into a final output. They can create a design, test, and develop software based on the needs of their clients.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Game Designer