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Senior Game Designer (*) (m/w/d)

ab sofort

10115 Berlin


We’re looking for a Game Designer to join our team. You will have the opportunity to define the core playing experience for a product with potentially millions of users. You will be responsible for designing first-party games and other experiences on Soba. In addition, you will heavily influence Soba’s social features and other core parts of the experience.

We’re a small and experienced team where every team member has a lot of responsibility and can influence both what we do (product) and how we do it (culture). You will own and drive high-level features from planning through design and implementation, be involved in all stages of the software development lifecycle, and solve complex technical problems.


  • Design first-party games and build them with Soba tools with help from team members as needed
  • Design other parts of the play experience in cooperation with Product and Design team
  • Work with 3rd parties to help them build games for Soba’s portfolio
  • Give input for Soba’s creation tools roadmap
  • Help to make Soba’s user-generated games better
  • Define strategy for Soba’s first-party games portfolio (genres, styles, etc)
  • Contribute with your own ideas on how to make the player experience better in all parts of the product
  • Act on feedback from metrics and users


  • You have experience and great understanding of various game mechanics across genres
  • You’re able to prioritize tasks and work independently
  • You’re resourceful and able to achieve a lot of things independently — you have a strong ability to implement gameplay using tools made by the engineers or yourself.
  • You think logically with a high level of attention to detail.
  • You have hunger and passion for making and playing games; you’re curious and critically think about why games succeed and fail
  • Understanding and experience in building social mechanics in games and/or other products is a big plus
  • You’re able to work in an extremely fast-paced environment with little structure and supervision
  • You don’t guard information but share it openly with others
  • You seek feedback from both users and your colleagues; You constantly look for ways to improve yourself and develop your craft
  • You have a shipping mindset
  • 5+ years of professional game design experience
  • Shipped games from concept to launch
  • Experience working with early, fast-iterating product teams is a big plus
  • Right to work in Germany as we cannot sponsor visas at this point in time


  • We have a flexible WFH (work-from-home) policy but require a presence in Berlin
  • We offer equity packages to all employees
  • Free mental well-being support including 1-on-1 therapy sessions

Soba Studios develops Soba, an online multiplayer virtual world and gaming platform with no-code game-making tools. We believe in a world where making games and building experiences is available for everyone, on every platform, not only to professionals using complex tools on PCs; and where the economics are fair and support creators. Soba is founded by successful repeat entrepreneurs and funded by top VCs.