Game Economy Lead Job at Whatwapp Entertainment Srl – in Milano, Lombardia
Whatwapp is the leading mobile gaming company in Italy, born in 2013 out of the minds of two university students, today we count millions of active users every month and growing.We are a group of young and passionate people: we love games, we love coding, and we love design. We also love beer, but that’s another story! We believe that fun should have no limits or age, that’s why our mission is to bring traditional fun on mobile devices and reach everyone who loves evergreen games.
As a Game Economy Lead, your mission is to manage the overall economy balance and monetization of all our games. You will do this by providing guidance and mentorship to all our economy designers working at Whatwapp and helping them grow their tech skills to let Whatwapp reach its mission to build timeless games and bring fun into people’s lives.
1) Game Designers growth: you are accountable for the professional growth of every economy designer at Whatwapp. You should provide guidance, mentorship and support to all our economy designers to help them have the greatest positive impact on Whatwapp’s games.
2) Process & mindset: Supervise the economy designers throughout the entire creative and balancing process of a feature, in order to maximise game revenues and enhance player experience. Promote best solutions and practices by creating and managing processes to maximize efficiency. You ensure a mindset focused on a holistic approach to the whole game economy and monetization in order to increase the overall LTV while guaranteeing our players the maximum fun. You foster constant monitoring of the overall game economy in order to find potential issues and spot new opportunities of improvement through strong data usage and AB testing.
3) Cross product alignment: You ensure effective communication across different teams and departments by creating and managing organizational processes. You create various points of contact among all the economy designers and maximise knowledge sharing among all relevant stakeholders, to share winning strategies and implementations across different games.
4) Vision: you foster a vision of building the best possible products for our users with a “think outside the box” approach, always balancing disruptive tests and ideas with optimization activities.
At least 5+ years of experience as an Economy Game Designer or Economy Balancer
Experience with multiple aspects of game design discipline: concept, game progression, combat, interface, monetization, and retention
Modelling: you are able to simplify complex systems and to identify what primary and subordinate economic loops
Strong analytical abilities and able to synthesize game systems and mechanics to improve game features and systems
You master VBA, Python, R or any other scripting language
Passion about playing mobile free-to-play games
Statistical skills: you are able to formulate ratios and indexes and you know that you can’t just look at averages to form an idea about the economic performances
Background in mathematics and statistics is a strong plus
Amazing power-ups to make everything more fun:
Smart Working policy.
A young, dynamic and friendly work environment in which you will have the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, thanks to our amazing team.
Amazing HQ office in the center of Milan (M2 – Stazione Garibaldi).
English courses provided by a native teacher (related to your english level)
Monthly Product/Design/Marketing/Tech panels to be aligned with all departments’ results.
Amazing workstation with the latest MacBook Pro and a Display Screen (Whatever makes you work better is welcome!)
A topnotch contract proposal.
Ticket restaurant when working from the office.
Free Water & Coffe; once a month pizza lunch all together.
Flexible work hours.
Internal Team Building events.
Relax Area with Sofà, Fooseball Table, and Board Games.
Company: Whatwapp Entertainment Srl –
Company Location: Milano, Lombardia