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Lead Game Designer

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg

Do you think that theres more than one way of learning? Do you enjoy making playful games? Do you want to make a difference at work?
Then Welcome to Albert! We are one of Europes most popular educational games for kids!

We’re looking for an experienced game designer to help create the future of edTech for children together with us. As our user base grows, so does the need for new products and its time to look into whats ahead of us!

What you'll do

  • You will be in close collaboration with the Creative Director, helping to define the game’s core gameplay and key systems for the core game loop for our Albert Junior product which is targeted at young children.

  • Create innovative mobile game activities with defined education purposes that are also joyful and engaging for young children.

  • Support, mentor, and maintain the other designers within the product base to deliver high levels of design quality, while respecting technical limitations and performance targets.

  • Translate the pedagogical requirements from pedagogues to an engaging learning activity/game for young children.

  • Design the game UX and UI based on the cognitive ability development stage of the target age children.

  • Work collaboratively within the team, product development leadership, other teams and departments to deliver finalized features and games.

  • Work together with the team to iterate on features from ideation stage, take the initiative to implement improvements, and feedback on all aspects of the feature/game.

  • Documenting, communicating, and collecting internal feedback on the game features and systems throughout the development process.

  • Create and maintain design files and documentation according to the company standard.

For this role we would like you to be able to come into our wonderful head office in Göteborg once in a while.

Skills & Requirements

  • Education within the area of design, such as game design, interactive design etc.

  • Fluent English and strong communication skills. You enjoy painting the future and communicating your ideas clearly.

  • Experience from working with casual and/or full age games.

  • Patience, logical and passionate mindset.

  • Genuine interest in helping others to grow and in teaching and mentoring.

  • Please attach a portfolio of sample projects and CV.

Ideally, you have lots of experience with designing and balancing educational digital products or kids games. You have strong communications skills and good at collaborating with directors, other designers, and developers. You enjoy finding creative solutions and don’t mind thinking big and ambitious while keeping a focus on the production realities. You have a quality mindset and always make sure to make sure the player experience as fun as possible.

If you have experience in Unity its a big plus for us.

Great Place to Work

  • Lots of activities, both on and off work hours!

  • A big amount of wellness allowance

  • Flexible work hours, guaranteed work/life balance

  • A top modern office in central Göteborg

  • Remote or hybrid work, its up to you!

  • Monday breakfast and friday fika

  • Multicultural company with 18+ nationalities

  • Working language is English

  • Regular workouts together!

About the company

At Albert, our vision is that every child across the globe has access to a tailored learning experience.

In a group of really passionate and talented people, we've chosen to contribute to our vision by building a series of games that give children a world-class, gamified, and fun experience while improving their mathematical and linguistic skills. Our aim is to combine content, data, and technology in a magical way to customize the learning experience of each individual user, irrespective of their age.

We're a fast-paced start-up, where the route from idea to decision is shorter than to the coffee machine. Our company culture is strong, and curiosity and innovation is at the core of everything we do. And we all strongly believe that work should be full of joy and sparks.

Perks of joining the family

  • You'll work for a just/good cause and use your talents to create a brighter future for the next generation.
  • We actively contribute to the open source community.
  • Lots of skilled and passionate colleagues to learn from and to have fun with.
  • Empowered teams who get lots of guidance and no governance.
  • Strong salary and possibilities for ownership through an option program.
  • Monthly pension contribution.

Join our journey, and we'll make sure you will have a blast!

2015Albert was founded with main focus on schools

2019Albert junior was released as a mobile app and focuse changed into b2c market

201910.000 subscribers - we reached a milestone!

2020Albert expands and goes into Norway, Denmark and Poland!

2021Albert entered the stockmarket

2022At present, over 300,000 families in 7 different countries have chosen Albert as their digital math teacher, a trust we are very proud of!

Malin Brocker | Contact Person

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