Get a job: Loot Crate is looking to hire a Game Designer

Loot Crate, the Los Angeles-based company that ships monthly boxes of tchotchkes to subscribers, is now looking to hire a game designer to lead its newly-established game development efforts.

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Lead Game DesignerLoot Crate

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Loot Crate was founded in 2012 around a simple idea: put the awesomeness of Comic-Con in a box. Today, we're the #1 subscription box for gamers and geeks around the world, and one of the top 10 hottest startups in Los Angeles.

We’ve assembled an amazing team of passionate and ambitious people who cultivate our amazing fan community, and generally just sit there radiating niceness. We’re always on the lookout for fun, hard-working new people to join our team and make Loot Crate even better.


You will be a key member of a newly-formed award-winning interactive team developing a series of fun games and interactive experiences.

  • Define the game’s vision and game design documents
  • Turn concepts into wireframes, mockups and prototypes to prep the team for development
  • Design features which will increase user experience, engagement and monetization
  • Develop systems and UI elements around the economy to guide the player’s learning process
  • Perform & analyze user testing and recommend design solutions
  • Update game variables based on collected data
  • Conceptualize, create and maintain detailed game design documentation throughout the project cycle
  • Stay up to date on the state of the industry, trends (new game genres, new game design methods, and emerging platforms)


  • 5+ years experience as a lead game designer in the game industry
  • Worked on at least two complete product cycles for games
  • Proven experience with designing game economy, gameplay balancing, and free-to-play experiences
  • Experience working with Unity 3D, ideally with scripting knowledge
  • Strong experience in game design, level design, gameplay theory & story writing
  • Strong knowledge of game balancing and pacing
  • Previous experience working in an agile scrum environment
  • Passionate game player with in-depth knowledge mobile and PC games

Interested? Apply now.

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