Game Designer

Lingokids’ mission is to break down language barriers and provide equal opportunities for kids all around the world.  We have currently 11 million families using the product, but we want to get to 100 million. In order to help us with this goal, we are looking for a Game Designer that will join our HQ in sunny Spain.


THE COMPANY
We’re reinventing early childhood education through an online language learning service for kids. With fresh content - games, books, videos, interactive episodes, etc - every week, we are helping more than 11M families and their children around the world learn English in a fun and effective way. Our dream is to have a positive impact on 100M families and we’re working hard to make it a reality. Our talented team of product designers, software engineers, and content producers tweak and improve our product daily, while incorporating feedback from our customers.


THE POSITION
As a Game Designer you will work with our Head of Interactive, educators, engineers and artists to develop meaningful experiences and beautiful games for children ages 2-8. You will be a promoter of the kid's experience, of interaction, but above all, of the child's fun.

You will also work on:
  • Design fun, intuitive and educational game experiences for kids.
  • Develop design documentation and keep it up to date. 
  • Create sketches, paper and digital prototypes.
  • Assist and work collaboratively with artists, animators, developers and educators.
  • Understand the particularities, motivations and expectations of children, from 2 to 8 years old, regarding to games. 
  • Conduct and lead user test sessions with children to improve our product.
  • Study, synthesise and communicate observations to the team.


ABOUT YOU
  • Experience designing for children.
  • At least 5+ years of professional experience in a game designer role.
  • You work closely with product managers and producers to design and prototype new gameplay.
  • You have a genuine passion for games but especially for kids games.
  • You are curious and playful and enjoy thinking outside of the box.
  • You have strong experience developing games with Unity.
  • Having experience in voice interface design is a plus.


PERKS & BENEFITS
We are proud of our culture and work hard to make sure every team member loves what they do. Check some of the perks and benefits of working in the EU and being a Lingoer.

  • Visa Sponsorship: If needed, we will fully-sponsor an EU visa to come work with us.
  • Stock-options: Joining the Lingokids journey means you own part of the company.
  • Flexible Hours: Busy parent, or night owl? We get it. 9 to 5 is not for all of us either.
  • Holidays: 23 days of paid leave, and 14 days of bank holidays a year!
  • Family Leave: Enjoy up to 4 months of paid family leave, regardless of when you joined.
  • International Office: Multicultural team with 17+ nationalities and day-to-day work in English.
  • Free books & training: we support you get better at job with any book and trainings you need.
  • Language Lessons: We offer language lessons in Spanish, Portuguese and English.
  • Unlimited Snacks & Drinks: Our kitchen is always full, from beer to daily fresh fruits.
  • Retreats & Social Gatherings: Our team celebrates monthly get-togethers and an annual retreat.
  • Fridays Lunch & Learn: Weekly all-hands gathering to lunch and learn from each other.


If any of this rings a bell let’s chat!

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