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Kobojo is a private company, founded in 2008 and headquartered in Paris, France with an additional office in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Game Designer

location

paris.fr

contract

permanent

Are you creative and keen to work in a fast-paced and stimulating environment? Are you looking for a role within an ambitious production team? Then come and join our development team and become a Game Designer in our Paris Studio.

Position

Are you creative and keen to work in a fast-paced and stimulating environment? Are you looking for a role within an ambitious production team? Then come and join our development team and become a Game Designer in our Paris Studio.

Since 2008, Kobojo has been creating engaging, free-to-play games with an artistic flair for mid-core players. We are passionate about developing high-quality, multi-platform, multiplayer game mechanics and are known for our extraordinary hand-drawn 2D graphics.   Kobojo is a private company headquartered in Paris, France.  Kobojo’s mission is to create the highest quality titles for touch devices worldwide.

Professional skills

As a Game Designer, you will:

  • Analyze documentation and perform technical evaluations of our games
  • Create design specification / documentation for our game features
  • Ensure game balancing
  • Estimate Game Design tasks
  • Collaborate with the design, art, technical and marketing teams to implement and iterate on the game vision & intention
  • When applicable, manage a GD assistant

Skills required for this role:

  • 3 years of Game Design experience on a released game
  • Worked at least on 1 Free to Play or Mobile title
  • Good knowledge of Free to Play game mechanics (retention, virality, monetization)
  • Fluent EN speaking and writing
  • Knowledge of the mobile game market
  • A passion for games, ideally social, mobile and online games

 Additional skills we’d love to you to have:

  • Knowledge of monetization of social games
  • Fluent spoken and written French

 Education

  • Game Design degree
  • Bac +4/+5

 Personal skills

  • Communication
  • Organisation
  • High level of attention to details
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Positive attitude and flexibility

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Paris

Antoine 2D Artist

French

« The world has been made by fools that wise men may live in it. »

How old are your and where are you from?

I am French and I am 30 years old.

What did you do before coming at Kobojo?

I was working in a video games studio in Montréal, as a facial 3D animator for all the game cinematics and as a layout artist. Since I'm back in France, I have been working as a 2D concept-artist on a freelance basis. 

What are you gonna do at Kobojo?

I’ll be working as a 2D concept-artist on character design.

What is your favorite quote?

« The world has been made by fools that wise men may live in it" (Oscar Wilde)

Your favorite movies?

The Illusionist, Amer Beton, Camurai Champloo, Cowboy Bebop, Dragons 2, Princess Mononoke, Back to the Future, Blade Runner, Battlestar Galactica, Star Wars, Children of Men ...

Your favorite books?

L’enchanteur (Barjavel), The Metabarons (BD), The Picture of Dorian Grey (Oscar Wilde) ...

Your favorite songs?

"Alright Hear This" (Beastie Boys), "Egg Raid on Mojo" (Beastie Boys), "Jazz Avenue" (Jazz Liberatorz) "Aruarian Dance" (Nujabes) "Built it Up Tear it Down" (Prodigy) "Killing in the Name of" (Rage Against the Machine) ..

Your favorite video games?

Mass Effect, Fallout, Diablo 3, The Elder Scrolls, Bioshock, Half-Life ... 

Your nickname (s)

Chewie, choobz (as in Chewbaca)

The animal that Represent Would you?

A wolf! Why? Because my friends told me so, they think that I am as wild and independant as  a wolf, and I am very protective of my friends and family. 

The superpower you'd like to have?

Materialize instantly all you desire. Be able to create like a car, a plane, clothes…

Your hidden talent?

I am the Master of all kind of Percussion :p

 

Bienvenido Antoine...

Interview of Antoine

How old are your and where are you from?

I am French and I am 30 years old.

What did you do before coming at Kobojo?

I was working in a video games studio in Montréal, as a facial 3D animator for all the game cinematics and as a layout artist. Since I'm back in France, I have been working as a 2D concept-artist on a freelance basis. 

What are you gonna do at Kobojo?

I’ll be working as a 2D concept-artist on character design.

What is your favorite quote?

« The world has been made by fools that wise men may live in it" (Oscar Wilde)

Your favorite movies?

The Illusionist, Amer Beton, Camurai Champloo, Cowboy Bebop, Dragons 2, Princess Mononoke, Back to the Future, Blade Runner, Battlestar Galactica, Star Wars, Children of Men ...

Your favorite books?

L’enchanteur (Barjavel), The Metabarons (BD), The Picture of Dorian Grey (Oscar Wilde) ...

Your favorite songs?

"Alright Hear This" (Beastie Boys), "Egg Raid on Mojo" (Beastie Boys), "Jazz Avenue" (Jazz Liberatorz) "Aruarian Dance" (Nujabes) "Built it Up Tear it Down" (Prodigy) "Killing in the Name of" (Rage Against the Machine) ..

Your favorite video games?

Mass Effect, Fallout, Diablo 3, The Elder Scrolls, Bioshock, Half-Life ... 

Your nickname (s)

Chewie, choobz (as in Chewbaca)

The animal that Represent Would you?

A wolf! Why? Because my friends told me so, they think that I am as wild and independant as  a wolf, and I am very protective of my friends and family. 

The superpower you'd like to have?

Materialize instantly all you desire. Be able to create like a car, a plane, clothes…

Your hidden talent?

I am the Master of all kind of Percussion :p

 

Bienvenido Antoine...

Paris

Darrin Office Assistant

New Zealand

« Because I'm Batman. »

Your favorite quotation?

"Because I'm Batman" from how it should of ended - Superman Episode

Your favorite movies? 

13th Warrior,  Princess Bride, Star Wars (4,5,6), Shooter,  John Wick,  Point Break, Top Gun.

Your favorite books?

Anything by David Gemmel and Raymond E Feist, most Fantasy books (except Tolkien)

Your favorite songs?

“Little Talks”  (Monsters and Men), ‘”Starlight” (Muse), “Iris” (Goo Goo Dolls), “Load Me Up” (Matthew Good Band), “Viva la Vida” (Coldplay), “Where is My Mind” (The Pixies)

Your favorite video games?

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, Battlefield 4, Rainbow Six Vegas 2 

A funny memory you’d like to share?

When I was growing up we lived in an old house and for the longest time I thought it was haunted, until a few years ago when I found out it was my older sister getting up at night to eat.

A restaurant to recommend?

Le P'tit Fernand

The animal that would represent you?

The one best qualified in criminal law.

The superpower you’d like to have?

Flying

Your hidden talent?

I can carve Maori jewellery out of bone.

 

Welcome Aboard Darrin!

Interview of Darrin

Your favorite quotation?

"Because I'm Batman" from how it should of ended - Superman Episode

Your favorite movies? 

13th Warrior,  Princess Bride, Star Wars (4,5,6), Shooter,  John Wick,  Point Break, Top Gun.

Your favorite books?

Anything by David Gemmel and Raymond E Feist, most Fantasy books (except Tolkien)

Your favorite songs?

“Little Talks”  (Monsters and Men), ‘”Starlight” (Muse), “Iris” (Goo Goo Dolls), “Load Me Up” (Matthew Good Band), “Viva la Vida” (Coldplay), “Where is My Mind” (The Pixies)

Your favorite video games?

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, Battlefield 4, Rainbow Six Vegas 2 

A funny memory you’d like to share?

When I was growing up we lived in an old house and for the longest time I thought it was haunted, until a few years ago when I found out it was my older sister getting up at night to eat.

A restaurant to recommend?

Le P'tit Fernand

The animal that would represent you?

The one best qualified in criminal law.

The superpower you’d like to have?

Flying

Your hidden talent?

I can carve Maori jewellery out of bone.

 

Welcome Aboard Darrin!

Paris

Alexandra CM

Portuguese

« Illusion is the first of all pleasures. »

Where are you from?

Born and raised in Portugal, but have been abroad for the past 5 years. 

What did you do before coming to Kobojo?

I was working in a gaming company in Hamburg - Germany, as a Community Manager. 

Your favorite movies? 

Fight Club, Memento, Oldboy.

Your favorite books?

Fight club, Invisible Monsters, Blindness.

Your favorite songs?

Weird Fishes / Arpeggi - Radiohead

Green Gloves - The National

Matilda - Alt-j

Your favorite video games?

Telltale games (The Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us), The Last of Us, ICO, FFX.

A restaurant to recommend?

Old Macdonalds in Hamburg (but I'll be offended if I am not invited, they have balling burgers).

The animal that would represent you?

Sugar Glider, because I can be bribed with cheese & candy.

The superpower you’d like to have?

Teleportation

Your hidden talent?

I like to hack furniture and customise it into multifunctional items. I also communicate with unicorns in my spare time.

 

Welcome to the Kobojo Family Alexandra!

Interview of Alexandra

Where are you from?

Born and raised in Portugal, but have been abroad for the past 5 years. 

What did you do before coming to Kobojo?

I was working in a gaming company in Hamburg - Germany, as a Community Manager. 

Your favorite movies? 

Fight Club, Memento, Oldboy.

Your favorite books?

Fight club, Invisible Monsters, Blindness.

Your favorite songs?

Weird Fishes / Arpeggi - Radiohead

Green Gloves - The National

Matilda - Alt-j

Your favorite video games?

Telltale games (The Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us), The Last of Us, ICO, FFX.

A restaurant to recommend?

Old Macdonalds in Hamburg (but I'll be offended if I am not invited, they have balling burgers).

The animal that would represent you?

Sugar Glider, because I can be bribed with cheese & candy.

The superpower you’d like to have?

Teleportation

Your hidden talent?

I like to hack furniture and customise it into multifunctional items. I also communicate with unicorns in my spare time.

 

Welcome to the Kobojo Family Alexandra!