Elodie Games is an early stage gaming startup looking for an experienced and talented Game Designer to help shape the future of cooperative crossplay games. The ideal candidate will have an absolute passion for games, broad professional game design experience, and be excited by the prospect of leading the design of numerous core game features from start to finish. At Elodie, we strongly believe that great design is at the core of what makes great games and we are looking for an exceptional designer to aid us in our goal of creating a globally loved game.

COVID-19 Hiring Update:

We've transitioned to a work-from-home model and we're continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position but as conditions improve we intend on returning to our beautiful office in sunny Venice, CA.

  • Works as part of Design to create player experiences that are fun, diverse, and engaging
  • Craft the design of, and articulate the vision for new game systems and mechanics
  • Tune for the balance and feel of the moment to moment gameplay experience
  • Collaborator with art and engineering, to achieve amazing cross-platform gameplay experiences.
  • Design and implement levels, creatures, items, and other content
  • Champion the voice of the player within the development team.
  • Work with leadership to assist, and provide feedback on, high-level plans and schedules.
  • Professional experience with UE4 and Blueprint prototyping and developing in-game experiences
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in game design, including experience leading the design of, and participating in the implementation of, shipped product features.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Professional experience two or more of the following areas: systems design, gameplay/combat design, encounter/creature design, technical design
  • A passion for playing and making games
  • Interview, mentor, and develop design hires
  • Legally able to work in the US
Job Type
  • Senior or Lead seniority
  • Full-time position (salary, benefits, startup equity)
  • Venice, CA (relocation assistance, see COVID update above)