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Get a job: Rabbit is hiring a Lead Game Designer

Rabbit is looking for a Lead Game Designer with proven experience with game systems, economy, and gameplay balancing to help make its social trivia mashup a reality.

Alissa McAloon, Publisher

June 22, 2018

3 Min Read

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Lead Game DesignerRabbit

Location: San Mateo, California

Rabbit is an incredibly innovative product, with unique a mission: To create the ultimate social mashup experience! We’re looking for an amazing game designer to a whole new game experience that is a mashup of fandom obsession, trivia, Animal Crossing, and socialization!

Must have a deep passion for fandom culture, whether sci-fi fantasy, games, anime, and/or K-pop. We have over a million monthly users who crave a new interactive experience based around this.

This is a contract role for a several month project. Ideally based in the Bay Area, but can be remote for the right candidate.


  • Work with the product team to conceptualize, wireframe, prototype and build a new game experience that is layered on top of a popular social experience

  • Define the game’s vision and game design documents

  • 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 Game Designer in the game industry

  • Worked on at least two complete product cycles for games

  • Proven experience with designing game systems, economy, gameplay balancing

  • Strong experience in game design, level design, gameplay theory & story writing

  •  Previous experience working in an agile scrum environment

  •  Passionate game player with in-depth knowledge of mobile and PC games


Rabbit is reinventing how we connect with each other. Combining social media, watching videos live, and playing games together, we give millions of people the best way to share experiences together. To feel closer to the people you care about. To discover people who enjoy the same things as you. To truly connect.

Rabbit funded (Series B) by some of biggest VC’s in Silicon Valley and was founded by gaming industry luminaries who lead award-winning projects at Sony Online Entertainment, Konami, Acclaim, Sega, Bethesda Softworks. Our headquarters are located in San Mateo, CA (just a hop south of San Francisco), but our team is located around the world. And we're hunting for Rabbits—creative, dedicated, inspired, fun people who are ready to make things happen. Join our small team and make a big impact, both in what you do and in the lives of our users around the world. Welcome to Rabbit.

Interested? Apply now.

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About the Author(s)

Alissa McAloon

Publisher, GameDeveloper.com

As the Publisher of Game Developer, Alissa McAloon brings a decade of experience in the video game industry and media. When not working in the world of B2B game journalism, Alissa enjoys spending her time in the worlds of immersive sandbox games or dabbling in the occasional TTRPG.

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