Economic Systems Designer II

Welcome to big data. The Uforia team is looking for an experienced Economist to join our team of Data Analysts and Designers to help maintain the living world economy in our games.With multiple gaming awards this multi-award winning business employs about 100 people and is taking the gaming world by storm.  With 3 Million players and growing since launch, this is a fantastic opportunity to take the data analytics team to the next level by growing to worldwide success.

Responsibilities

  • Daily monitoring of economic balance in one or more economies
  • Understanding and conveying trends in a virtual economy to others
  • Working with designers to solve economics issues
  • Providing expert opinion to design from an economic standpoint, tempered by design experience
  • Helping to design economic systems in large scale virtual economies

Requirements

  • Extensive experience interacting with virtual and MMO economies
  • Experience in game design
  • Experience programming or scripting (C\C++\C#\Python\Javascript\SQL)
  • Experience in collaborative work environments
  • Ability to understand and work within large, complex systems
  • Excellent communication skills

Pluses 

  • 4-year degree in economics or game design
  • Prior professional experience with virtual economies
  • Experience in game systems design
  • Experience in a live game environment

Desirable

  • Extensive programming experience (C\C++\C#\Python\Javascript\SQL)
  • Experience designing game economic systems
  • Chinese language proficiency

This is a full time on-site position at our studio in Bellevue, Washington. A casual, friendly work environment, comprehensive benefits package, a competitive salary, and more are all part of what makes Uforia a great place to work.