Game designer - Gothenburg

We are looking for a Game Designer. Is that you?

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Come work with us in our Gothenburg office! With roots in the award-winning SteamWorld series, known for its frequent genre-hopping and inclusive design, we have a small but experienced team working on one of the next installments in the SteamWorld universe.

Starting with a small team we would love to see that you enjoy the entire spectrum of your game design, even if specialized in one specific area. You will design new systems, features & content that fits well with the game’s vision and work closely with programmers & artists to implement the best solutions possible.

If you love working in a small team and be a part of every aspect of prototyping and designing new games this might be the place for you.

 The role includes:

  • Designing gameplay systems and features
  • Communicating the design towards programmers & artists
  • Gathering feedback through testing


  • Professional experience working as a game designer
  • Eager to learn new tools and technologies
  • Ability to work both theoretically with the design as well as more hands on in the engine
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Bonus points:

  • Level design experience
  • Lua scripting experience

Our bonus points

  • Nice people
  • Collective agreement (Tekniktjänsteavtalet)
  • Flex hours
  • Free coffee
  • Free Thunderful Games
  • Wellness allowance

We are Thunderful

Games: Thunderful is a creative development studio where quality is the most important parameter. We make polished gems. We focus on contained, single-player products in the triple-I to double-A range. In terms of customer satisfaction, we aim to be a world leader in this segment.

People: Each Thunderful individual makes a difference. We share a passion for playing and making great games. Our job is per definition an art form, as creating gems takes hard work and a desire to succeed. Each project can be a tough, hard road, but also inspiring and rewarding. A mindset of passion and brilliance deserves and fosters success. We want all co-workers to share this passion and will to achieve greatness.

Additional info

This is a full-time position in Gothenburg. Our office is located in central Gothenburg. At the office we have a number of different and diverse teams working on projects such as Lost in Random, Gunk in the indie to AA range.

How to apply

Send us your application with a cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Please tag the mail with “SteamWorld”. We’re looking forward to hearing from you! Good luck!

Last day for application: 2021-01-24.

Thunderful, you say?

In a nutshell, Thunderful is a games publisher helping awesome game devs do their thing. You make the games. We find your audience. That’s why we’re here!

What’s on the table?

We take care of things you don’t have time for but really need. Stuff like PR, QA, platform relations as well as talking with players, streamers and content creators.

Got game but no biz?

We’re looking for the best new games out there regardless of genre, platform or mechanics. If you have an awesome game in the works we’ll check it out!

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