Game Lead (M/W/D) at AppLike-Group

Hamburg, Germany

Posted on Dec 11 2020 (5 months ago)

We are looking for a skilled and passionate Game Lead who will support us in building fun and high-retention mobile games. The position of Game Lead at Sunday is a combination of Product Lead, Project Manager and Game Designer.


Sunday is a recently founded mobile game developer and publisher. Backed by a substantial investment from Bertelsmann, we have the goal to become one of Europe’s leading mobile game companies in the next years. We want to achieve this by creating extremely engaging and addicting games with smart and player-friendly monetization, and highly-efficient performance marketing.

What you will do:

  • You will analyze the market for upcoming trends and ideate new games by combining addictive game mechanics with smart monetization
  • You will come up with new prototypes and quickly test them together with developers and game artists in just a few days
  • You will be responsible for the successful realisation of new games from concept to launch, with a production time of around 1-2 months
  • You will help building levels and additional content to make the game a global Hit
  • You will push the game towards a quick release by using an MVP approach and applying the 80/20 rule
  • You will optimize Retention and ARPU by balancing gameplay and monetization based on data analysis and A/B tests
  • Who you are:

  • You have at least 2 years of experience in game development, preferably in hyper-casual mobile games
  • You have a technical background and you are proficient in Unity 3D
  • You have experience with agile methodology and systems like Kanban, Scrum, etc.
  • You are highly analytical and find simple, creative solutions to complex problems
  • You are constantly striving for more efficiency and creating structure comes natural to you
  • You are very passionate about your work. If there is a problem, you are eager to take responsibility and solve it hands-on
  • Why you will love working here:

  • High impact and the opportunity to shape our business – Share your creativity, support your ideas with convincing arguments, and make them happen!
  • Startup with a fast-paced environment, strong technical background and inhouse solutions in a great new office (An der Alster)
  • We support visits of company relevant congresses and your further education e.g. with weekly tech talks or German courses
  • Flexible working hours and 30+30 model -> 30 days of remote work + 30 days of vacation per year
  • Regular team events, off-sites, and parties. . . as soon as it´s possible again 😉
  • Free drinks and snacks, gym membership, and support for public transportation (HVV-Profi Card)
  • State of the Art Hard- and Software


  • Skip writing cover letters. Tell us about your most passionate personal project, your desired salary and your earliest possible start date. We are looking forward to your application!

    We celebrate diversity and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

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