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Game Designer (Technical) – Console & PC Games – Permanent – Cambridge

Location: Cambridge, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago

Frontier Developments

OPM’s client, a leading UK based Game Development Studio, are looking for a Technical Game Designer to help design exciting new content for their games. The successful candidate will work on unannounced projects to create captivating gameplay for players all over the world.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and setup of scenarios/missions
  • Design of mechanics and games systems
  • Testing and balancing gameplay
  • Providing specifications for game features and content
  • Using a range of software and in-house tools to create compelling game play experiences

Requirements:

  • Experience in a game design position with technical design experience/knowledge
  • Adaptable and creative with a solid practical understanding of game mechanics and genres
  • Experience and knowledge of management and simulation games
  • Experience of or ability to refine system designs and simulation variables to deliver balanced and entertaining gameplay
  • Ability to apply artistic and programmatic perspectives to work
  • Experience of setting up levels/scenarios
  • Capable of producing clear and concise documentation, analysing problems and finding the most efficient and effective solutions

Desirable:

  • Familiarity with scripting languages or tools (e.g. Lua)
  • Experience of game editing tools like Unreal or Unity and/or 3D packages like Max or Maya would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of procedural game systems
  • Knowledge of Multiplayer and online gaming

The successful candidates will receive a competitive salary dependant on their skills and experience.

Tagged as: Game Design

Tags: Game Design Categories: Creative , Design

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