Game Designer

Sep 22, 2022

We are looking for a game designer to join our team to be part of the Surviving the Aftermath project for PC and consoles. Do you enjoy creating new mechanics and combining old ones in new and original ways? Are you a person who enjoys a perfectly balanced smooth gameplay?

You should be able to imagine how the game will be played in a detail and communicate that vision to the others. Also experience from traditional board and roleplaying games is considered valuable.

What you will be doing:

  • Balancing economies and functionalities
  • Designing and documenting new game features
  • Making sure our titles are fun to play
  • Proofing the design choices through testing

The skills you need to have:

  • Some experience as a Game Designer
  • Basic mathematical understanding
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Good communication skills in verbal and written
  • Understanding of the game development process
  • Wide knowledge of video games and popular culture
  • Creative writing and QA experiece is considered an advantage

As a bonus, you have experience:

  • Playing Paradox Games
  • Developing strategy or management games
  • Programming or scripting
  • Related fields such as UX, Art, Sound or Programming
  • Leading a team of designers
  • Special interest in topics like fantasy, sci-fi or history

Some of our benefits include:

Our office is located within a walking distance from downtown Tampere. You will have the ability to work remotely, but due to the highly collaborative nature of the work we expect you to be able to work at the office as well.

If you think that this description matches you, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously. If you don’t match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Iceflake and Paradox might compensate for this.

At Paradox Interactive we celebrate difference and care deeply about diversity and inclusion. We therefore encourage you, no matter who you are, to apply for this job if you think you would be a great addition to our team.

Send your applications to

Use the title Game Designer and include information about your previous work and projects.