• Monetisation Designer

    Department
    RuneScape Content Development
    Contract
    Full-time
    Location
    UK-Cambridge
    Salary
    Competitive
  • Overview

    Home to the iconic massive multiplayer online role-playing game RuneScape and its extended family of adventurous titles, we’re a leading games studio that places our players at the heart of everything we do.

     

    We’ve welcomed over 250 million players to RuneScape’s world of enthralling fantasy and, together with our team of passionate game creators, our community helps to shape how our games evolve.

     

    From casting votes on future game content, to interacting with the studio teams in live streams and in chat, we also join together in person at our celebrated fan convention, RuneFest.

     

    Together with our players, we’re united as one Jagex tribe. Together we’re building deep and engaging multiplayer gaming experiences for players everywhere.

     

    HOW YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE

     

    Jagex Ltd, the UK's largest developer and publisher of online games, is looking for a talented individual to play a key role in RuneScape’s commercial production team. Reporting to the Lead Designer, the successful candidate will be responsible for the design of key monestisation features; guiding the production of their systems and content from original concept, to creation & prototyping, through final polish and community feedback.

     

    As part of your role, you will:

    • Interpret the Lead Designer’s creative vision and management’s product strategy into everyday project development
    • Design features to aid monetisation: systems and features suitable for microtransactions and driving membership conversion
    • Ensure that such features are balanced and appropriate to existing game mechanics and lore
    • Create and maintain high quality documentation
    • Set project aims, use collaborative design and feedback to ensure all projects achieve the best quality, stay within scope and are coherent with the wider game
    • Coordinate across development disciplines to design and refine game features
    • Be a champion of design practice, have a solid knowledge of RuneScape and maintain awareness of the games industry, the online games market and monetisation strategies
    • Collaborate with the Lead Designer, Product Manager and Live Events Manager in the creation and maintenance of RuneScape's commercial strategy

    WHAT WE NEED

    • Experience in the games industry, particularly MMO and Free to Play
    • A deep understanding of monetisation techniques and best practice within games
    • Experience of Agile/Scrum development process including use of JIRA/Confluence
    • Experience and ability to communicate ideas using visual design tools
    • Ability to work well within a performance driven team
    • Basic knowledge of RuneScape – advanced knowledge advantageous
    • Strong written and verbal communications

    WHAT WE OFFER

     

    If you join us you can expect a competitive salary and great benefits like fully paid-for gym membership, bonus entitlement, private health care, flexible working, cycle repair, and fresh fruit delivered to your team every day. We also have GREAT coffee machines, an onsite canteen, pub, and an in-studio cinema! Expect regular team events as well as EPIC company-wide parties to celebrate our successes.

     

    Does this sound like you? We'd love to hear from you! Get in touch.

     

    Jagex are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

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