Game Designer II

DesignFull TimeGreater Vancouver, BC

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  • Flexible Schedules & Remote Working Arrangements
  • People-focused Events & Initiatives
  • Comprehensive Benefits
  • Competitive Compensation


  • Design systems/aspects of the game and in-game gameplay
  • Implement, tune, and maintain missions/gameplay experiences to ensure the product’s critical and commercial success
  • Collaborate with the feature leads and the Engineering Team to refine design mechanics and implementation
  • Liaise with the Art Team to integrate gameplay features and design mechanics into the game
  • Analyze game data to continuously improve user gaming experience
  • Conceptualize, create and collaborate to maintain detailed game design documentation
  • Take ownership of smaller sections of the game defined by the Lead and Senior designers
  • Other duties as assigned


  • A minimum of 3 years of game development experience in a design role on a shipped title
  • Game design experience in a similar capacity within the video game industry including game modding
  • Passion for creating fun, compelling and addictive user experiences. Dedicated to bringing innovation to users
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of major game design elements and principles
  • Ability to break down complex problems and problem solve to find optimal results
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • High level of documentation skills including written and visual elements
  • Ability to work within a team-oriented environment


  • 3+ years of experience in developing key game features
  • Strong quantitative analysis skills
  • Experience with Multi-player Online Gameplay and Design
  • Ability to work on any aspect of a game project (Interface, Gameplay, Metagame, Economy)

Want to know more? Submit your application and let us tell you about working at Piranha and why we love it!

Founded in 2000, Piranha Games is an action gaming studio with unparalleled experience developing licensed products for big-name franchises, including AAA licensed titles such as; Need for Speed: Undercover and Duke Nukem Forever. Best known for the Free-to-Play game title MechWarrior Online, PGI is as committed as ever to creating world-class action-based games, having most recently released MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries. Piranha Games is part of the Enad Global 7 group. For more information please visit

Piranha Games is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive environment for all employees. Formal education is not always required. All team members are hand-picked because they are skilled in their individual fields, immensely creative and hard workers. We hire avid gamers and mold them to the standards we believe make amazing products.

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We thank you for your interest in this position. Due to the amount of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.