Rookie Game Designer

  • Permanent contract 
  • Lyon

The company



  • Mobile Apps, Video Games

The job

Rookie Game Designer

  • Permanent contract 
  • Lyon

This position was filled!


8SEC is a hyper casual game studio based in the beautiful city of Lyon. They create engaging free-to-play games and aim to revolutionize the mobile gaming industry.

As a full-stack studio, the company handles the entire game development process and its publishing in-house. Their strength lies in particular in their creative and their data-driven mindset. The team tests each game every step of the way to ensure that ideas reach their full potential.

Moreover employee empowerment and engagement are key to making the company grow and thrive. Each talent can contribute, learn and share and gets opportunities to develop as a professional.

8SEC has already grown significantly last year and they will follow the same trend in the upcoming months to reach their goals: create hits that will dominate the top charts and deliver fun around the world !

Job description

Your role?

Bring to the team an overview of the current trends of the market and apply your knowledge to our own games. Work closely with the game design team to create gigantic hit games!

During your first weeks at 8SEC, we will transform you into a machine, expert in the hyper-casual market, master in mass market game design.

You will:

  • Playtest our games under development to report bugs and suggest improvements
  • Benchmark the hyper casual market: deconstruct and analyse mobile hyper casual games mechanics to keep track of the trends
  • Help developers and artists to release games which are fun, clean and eye-candy
  • Bring us new hit games ideas! 


Must have

  • Ultra creative mindset with a strong appeal for data-driven results
  • Great interest in the sector: you often play hyper casual games and know the main market players
  • You know what makes a good and trendy hyper casual game and keep track of the top chart games
  • You are naturally curious and interested in constantly learning new things


Nice to have

  • Knowledge of C# and a first experience on Unity
  • Previous work on several mobile games
  • Fluent in English

Meet the 8SEC team

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