Balance Tester at Big Huge Games

Big Huge Games

Balance Tester

Contract in Lutherville-Timonium, MD - Entry Level - Design

This a full-time (40hr/week) contract position onsite at our studio in Timonium, MD. No telecommuting or remote work options are available.


Big Huge Games is searching for a Balance Tester specializing in player vs. player, real-time strategy games, to support our design team in creating top-tier gameplay experiences for millions of players across the globe!

As a Balance Tester you will not only be playing the game, but providing detailed feedback and analysis of gameplay and economy balance, as well as using your competitive gaming skills to offer new strategic possibilities for the game. Potential applicants should excel at PvP RTS games and have extensive experience playing Clash Royale.

Please include a cover letter stating your experience and accomplishments in the gaming community highlighting your experience with RTS games.


Qualifications

  • Candidate must have 2+ years experience playing a PvP real-time strategy (RTS) game at a high level, with bonus points for mobile and eSports experience
  • In-depth understanding of the mechanics of RTS, with an emphasis on Clash Royale, as well a plus if familiar with classics such as StarCraft 2, Age of Empires and Rise of Nations.
  • Deep knowledge of competitive game systems & best practices of mobile games
  • Extremely competitive and creative mindset with an eye for the details
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in both individual and team settings with an appropriate sense of urgency

Responsibilities

  • Provide feedback from the viewpoint of a highly skilled player
  • Written and verbal reports of gameplay and balance concerns
  • Analyze and critique game features, economy, and content
  • Identify issues and risks within different systems of the game
  • Push the strategic possibilities of the game to their limit and beyond
  • Become a sponge for ideas and feedback from the team and players


Applicants should download DomiNations on iOS or Android and be prepared to discuss the game.