Junior Liveops Designer

Lava Labs

Lava Labs

Nottingham, UK
Posted on Friday, February 24, 2023

Junior Liveops Designer


Lava Labs is in the exciting phase of soft launching our debut game, AFAR Rush. We've built our foundation with guidance from some of the industry's top experts. Our experienced team has developed games for PC, console, and mobile that have been enjoyed by hundreds of millions globally. Based in Nottingham and Amsterdam, and with many team members working remotely, we're dedicated to collaboration and focused on gaming. At Lava Labs, we prioritize a diverse team, valuing all backgrounds and perspectives, to create an environment where everyone feels at home and can excel.


Lava Labs is looking for a Junior Live Ops Designer to join our growing team in Nottingham, UK to help us build and maintain engaging content for our mobile games set in the AFAR universe.

The successful candidate will be responsible for creating and developing content that will drive user engagement and retention. They will need to be creative and be able to think outside the box when it comes to designing content for our game.

The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of mobile games, specifically designing content for user engagement and retention. They should have an understanding of game mechanics, analytics and an understanding of the mobile gaming industry.

We expect the Junior Live Ops Designer to be proactive and have excellent organizational skills. They should also be comfortable with working independently and as part of a team.

If you are interested in this role and have the relevant skills and experience, please apply now!


  • Design, plan and implement content into our games.

  • Optimize content to increase retention, engagement and monetization

  • Work with our engineering, community and creative teams to implement improvements to our existing content systems

  • Balance virtual goods, in-game currencies, and game assets for our products

  • Analyse user data and feedback to pitch and develop new game mechanics for our products


  • Strong analytical capabilities, with an attention for detail

  • Enjoy problem-solving

  • Strong written and communication skills

  • Be able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Understanding of free-to-play game systems

  • Knowledge of statistics and/or data analytics tools

  • Self-motivated, team player, and ability to prioritize tasks

  • Strong logic and reasoning skills with the capacity to reassess your ideas when presented with new information

  • Experience working on a live free to play the mobile game

  • Working knowledge of C#, Lua, or another scripting language

  • Track, iterate, and tune game systems based on data collection and feedback


  • Shipped game experience

  • Have experience working with customer feedback and community


Whilst we have listed the requirements above, we recognise individuals have a wealth of talents to offer that can be of tremendous value, so whilst you may fall short of one or two of the requirements, you may have skills in other areas. We therefore strongly encourage you to apply if you feel you can demonstrate the skills required for the role.