Lead Game Systems and Economy Designer - NFT/Blockchain gaming

Los Angeles, CA | Freelance | Job ID #68123 |
Posted Last Month

Onward Play is looking to hire a Lead Game Systems and Economy Designer for our clients new NFT/Blockchain game division. In this role you’ll be joining one of the most award-winning major mobile studios in the biz! This is a dream job for the right candidate!


  • 5+ years of systems design, economy modeling, and tuning data simulations
  • Knowledge of macro, microeconomics, pricing theory, and statistics, especially in the free-to-play gaming industry, with the ability to model problems into quantitative systems, formulate ratios and indexes specific to each game
  • Advanced understanding of Excel, SQL, and/or Python + R, SPSS, SAS or other statistical analysis software
  • Collaborative and excels in communicating with product managers, analysts, and executives
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, or another quantitative field
  • Love for games
  • Intrigued by blockchain and NFT technology


  • Apply your design masteries to pioneer new best practices in systems design in NFT, blockchain gaming and pave the road for the ZBC pipeline
  • Conceptualize, design, and prepare documentation for new features and content including game modes, meta progression, social rule-based events and tokenomics models
  • Create economy models and tuning/balancing simulations to find harmony in your systems and economy design
  • Lead the design of NFTs (and NFT drops), new tokens, and other on-chain items (tokenomics), always designing from the player perspective to ensure the highest level of usability, playability, and balance
  • Work with Producers to schedule and scope features, providing them with the necessary system design documentation and mockups to deliver to art, engineering, and QA teams
  • Research the latest blockchain and free-to-play design models and implement these best practices into the economy
  • Explore and provide guidance around decentralized governance

​Does this sound like you? Apply today!

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.