Game Designer (LiveOps) FUTUREPLAY GAMES / Helsinki

PUBLISHED: October 27, 2022

We’re looking for a passionate Game Designer to join us!

You will play a key role in creating, optimizing and balancing content in our hit game Merge Gardens. Working closely within a multidisciplinary team, you will help design, tweak, schedule, balance various ingame events and content to improve our player experience, retention and monetization. You will take ownership of the growing playerbase of thousands of daily players and make sure when they open the game they have something fun to play and look forward to.


We require:

  • 2+ years of game development experience with a mobile focus
  • Experience maintaining a live game and creating fun and engaging content for it
  • Experience with using Unity and managing spreadsheets
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Great understanding of mobile game lifecycle & free-to-play economics
  • Great teamwork skills

We admire:

  • Experience in defining and balancing game economy
  • Experience in creating and optimizing events, offers and late-game features
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Data-informed design experience
  • User interface design experience

We offer:

  • True ownership and responsibility in one of the best game companies in Finland
  • Competitive salary and benefits, flexible working hours
  • Great working conditions in an exciting and agile environment
  • Space to grow and learn
  • Flat hierarchy and support in learning to navigate in it
  • Work fully remotely or in Helsinki, one of the most relevant game development capitals in Europe
  • Relocation support, if needed


How to apply

If you’re the talent we are looking for, put your CV in English together with a relevant portfolio and apply. Please note that we only accept applications sent via our Careers site.

Please be informed that we may start discussions with the most suitable candidates already during the application period, and the position will be filled as soon as we find the match.


About Futureplay

Futureplay was founded in 2015 by a team of five Finnish game industry veterans who shared a vision to transform the way mobile games are played around the world. In the short years since, we have released seven titles that have been played by over 120 million people worldwide, and expanded our team to more than 50 people.

At Futureplay, we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment and providing the same opportunities for everyone. We value people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas, so even if you feel like you don’t meet all the requirements listed here but feel that you have the potential, we encourage you to apply! We carefully review each and every application and would really love to hear from you!

We’ve a focus on creating beautifully designed, easy-to-pick-up-and-play mobile games, and our portfolio includes successful games like Idle Farming Empire, Battlelands Royale & Merge Gardens. With the recent acquisition by Plarium we’ll stay independent, but can achieve much more under their wings.