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Senior Systems Designer - NFL Clash

Design | Los Angeles Area | Full Time

Job Description

Are you ready for your next big career move in sports gaming? Nifty Games is seeking a Senior Systems Designer to join our growing NFL Clash team! The ideal candidate has multiple years of designing systems for mobile free-to-play games, with a data-driven approach. The Senior Systems Designer will primarily focus on the systems that promote engagement behaviors throughout the player journey, always with an eye towards building game loops that drive high LTV. 


  • 4-6 years of experience in mobile F2P design and development

  • Expert in systems design with a portfolio of features and systems you’ve created for recent/current F2P games

  • Proven ability to deliver LTV on a mobile F2P product

  • Strong math and analytic skills 

  • Excellent spreadsheet skills and familiarity with Excel or equivalent


  • Work directly with the General Manager to design statistical growth and player progression systems that drive high LTV for our target audience

  • As the systems owner, you will build layered systems that evolve throughout the player journey, with respect to monetization and player compulsion

  • Partner with artists and engineers to implement systems, drive acceptance criteria, feedback, and iterate until the system is perfect

  • Work with Product teams to bring game systems to life in the form of live events, tournaments, and promotions that support product KPI’s

  • Collaborate with external partners, contractors, and remote teammates to keep the project on track at all times

Desired qualifications

  • Familiarity with developing games day-to-day in Unity is preferred

  • Highly organized with strong problem solving skills, able to prioritize and stay on task in a fast-paced environment

  • Have a team-player mindset, comfortable with game development and live operations of mobile games

  • Excellent communication and project management skills (verbal and written)

  • Familiarity with current free to play card-collection games with daily multi-session behaviors; you play these games and know them inside and out!

  • Passion for mobile gaming, sports gaming, and professional sports including NFL and NBA

  • College degree or similar is preferred

Nifty Games, Inc is an equal opportunity employer with offices in Chicago, the San Francisco Bay Area, and the Greater Los Angeles region. This role is preferred to be located in the LA region. Nifty Games is a venture-funded games developer & publisher focused on quick session, head to-head sports games for mobile devices. Nifty Games is a proud partner of the NFL, NFLPA, NBA & NBPA.  Learn more at Nifty Games, Inc is an equal opportunity employer. During the current COVID-19 pandemic, we will be exercising caution with all employees ,and are not requiring employees to work on-site at this time. This role will likely be starting in a "work from home" capacity until conditions allow for a safe return to the office.