Lead Game Designer, Casino

DraftKings - Las Vegas, NV

We're reimagining sports and technology.
DraftKings is bringing sports fans closer to the games they love and becoming an essential part of their experience in the process. An industry pioneer since our founding in 2012, we believe we can continue to define what it means to be a technology company in sports entertainment. We love what we do and we think you will too.

Work with us as we invent an industry.
We're growing rapidly and searching for a driven, experienced individual to serve as a lead game designer for our online casino gaming business. You will lead game design for our line of original DraftKings' branded table and slots games in collaboration with internal resources and external studio partners. Sound good to you? Join us.

What you'll do as a Lead Game Designer, Casino:

  • Create game design documents for a wide range of online casino games.
  • Create design specifications for metagame and gamification functionality.
  • Lead cross-functional design reviews, incorporating feedback, and own design stage relationships with partner game studios.
  • Serve as the key design stakeholder, in collaboration with external studios and internal production and engineering teams during development of games.
  • Participate in in-progress build testing and provide feedback based on design implementation issues.
  • Complete competitive research and analysis, incorporating that work into both game designs and strategic recommendations.

What skills you will use:

  • Hands-on game design, drawing from best practices in both real money and free-to-play gaming.
  • Deep knowledge of both slot and table casino games.
  • Experience establishing and implementing design processes and structures to support repeatable, high volume game production.
  • Cross-functional collaboration, including ability to keep internal and external partners aligned around game designs.
  • Experience in user research and testing.
  • You are able to effectively communicate project status to leadership.
  • You have a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field.
Who are we a good fit for?
We love working with talented people but more than that, we seek out compassionate co-workers with a collaborative spirit. Our work moves quickly and we're great at coming together to find creative solutions to some of tech's most interesting problems. If that sounds good to you, join us.

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As a technology company at our core, DraftKings believes that the best innovation comes from diverse perspectives, thoughts, beliefs, ideas, and experiences. We consistently push boundaries and challenge the conventional to ensure our culture and products reflect the expectations of our employees, and the customers we serve.
We're proud to believe that your gender, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability should have nothing to do with our hiring practices. We'll never discriminate against anyone's background or creed. If you're good at what you do, we want you to do it at DraftKings.

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