Game Designer

September 5, 2022


Small Giant is one of the top performing mobile gaming companies in the world. Our office is located right in the center of Helsinki, and hosts some of the most talented developers in Finland.

We believe that small, skilled and independent teams can accomplish gigantic things. We know the best teams are created by hiring the best individuals, and by trusting these individuals with ownership and responsibility of the work they do. 

Transparency, low hierarchy and a good work-life balance are not just buzzwords for us, but a key part of our culture. We focus on the essential while constantly looking to learn more and improve our products, our processes and how we work together as a company.

We are currently looking for a numbers oriented Game Designer to join our ranks. You will be participating in the development of Empires & Puzzles, Puzzle Combat and/or our future projects. More specifically, you will be a part of the core game development team and will design new features and content for our games - everything from heroes and their special skills to events and event rewards - maintaining a good balance of all elements and their relations to make player choices worthwhile and create an enjoyable player experience.

Main responsibilities:

  • Designing new features, content & in-game offers
  • Balancing characters, levels and other game elements 
  • Collaborating with other game designers, programmers, artists and QA specialists of your team

We hope you have majority of the following qualities:

  • Relevant educational background and/or previous experience in game design
  • Mathematical and analytical skills
  • Experience of using Excel
  • Passion for mobile games and understanding of free-to-play (F2P) mechanics
  • A positive “can-do” attitude
  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Passion for games

However, don't be discouraged by the requirements. The most important thing is your ability to learn new things really quickly.

We’re offering you:

  • Exciting, fun - and successful - projects to work on.
  • Extremely talented and helpful colleagues. This is a once in a life-time learning opportunity!
  • Lots of power and responsibility.
  • Office conveniently located in downtown Helsinki and flexible remote working possibilities.
  • Competitive salary and other benefits.

Apply now.

We are constantly on the lookout for top talent to join our team. Whether you have years of experience, or you’re enthusiastic, smart, and quick to learn – we’d love to hear from you!

Apply by sending an email to Please include your CV. The position will be filled as soon as the right candidate has been found.