Senior Game Designer (Hybrid and Hyper Casual)

We are looking for a Senior Game Designer to join our team in Helsinki.

Lightneer aims to create fun and snackable mobile games made by growth-oriented and happy, curious people. We work in small, independent teams and aim to continuously learn and grow as individuals and as a result - as a company. We are all about understanding our games’ potential quickly by developing and testing a handful of hyper casual and hybrid casual game ideas monthly. As a key member of our world-class team, you will have the opportunity to make your mark on new fun mobile games played worldwide.

You as a designer are able to create and evaluate concepts and ideas quickly, and have a passion for clear core gameplay and design. Our designers are the vision holders for our games, create plans and backlog and communicate with teams and other stakeholders. You understand key mobile game KPIs and have experience in data-driven decision making.

We believe in an honest, respectful and playful working environment. At Lightneer transparency, idea sharing and learning together are important in all aspects of our game development.



First application date:
Employment type: Full-time

Who we are looking for


  • Ideate innovative hybrid and hyper casual game concepts and be the seal of quality of our games

  • Work closely with product teams to solve gameplay and design related challenges

  • Incorporate analytics into the design and iteration process

  • Monitor and research mobile game markets to identify trends and opportunities

  • Collaborate with internal teams and external studios to refine and improve design processes


  • Experience working with hybrid casual and/or hyper casual games

  • A passion for making simple and user-centric mobile game design

  • Belief in data-driven approach to support and validate intuition

If you want you can also add a cover letter, video, portfolio or other supporting documents on your application.


  • Flat organisation with a team centric approach
  • Creative freedom within projects
  • Extended holiday (6 weeks of holidays annually)
  • Comprehensive health care
  • Lunch and recreational benefits
  • Phone benefit
  • Support in remote working and learning


We are a mobile game studio based in Helsinki, Finland.

Our mission is to make games for the way people play today.

To be able to match rapidly changing player needs, we created a market first & market fast approach to game development.

Our world-class team take best concepts from dozens of original ideas to market in just a handful of weeks. With this process we find games with hit potential fast.

At Lightneer we value player feedback and data at our core. We make data-driven decisions and celebrate both success & failure, because failure means fast learning for us.

We are a family with no egos.

Our values – Honesty, Respect and Playfulness – drive the company culture.

Hit games are in the making!

Location: Itämerentori 2, 7th floor

Senior Game Designer (Hybrid and Hyper Casual)

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