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Technical Gameplay Designer – Console & PC Games – Germany – Permanent

Location: Berlin, Germany Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 5 years ago

Phantom 8

OPM’s client, a game development studio based in Germany, are currently looking for an exceptionally Technical Gameplay Designer to join their growing team.

As a Technical Gameplay Designer, you’ll be responsible for proposing innovative and fun design and fulfilling the game direction. You’ll communicate your visions to the artists, programmers, producers, marketing team and others involved in the development process to ensure compelling results each and every time.


  • Plan and define all the elements of a game: its setting; structure; rules; story flow; characters; the objects, props, vehicles, and devices available to the characters; interface design; and modes of play
  • Tune and maintain game systems that involve physical impact reactions against characters using physics and AI driven behaviours
  • Designing, prototyping, scripting, iterating on and polishing game systems and features using a proprietary game engine and scripting tools
  • Tune weapon feel through controller input and camera movement and proactively chase down tasks needed for improvement
  • Adjust the original specification for the game to respond to technical constraints which have been identified and to incorporate new programming and art creation methods developed by the team
  • Train QA Testers to play the game, making sure that they understand what is expected of the finished product


  • Worked in a relevant game design role on a shipped title
  • Deep understanding of the capabilities and benefits of different gaming platforms
  • Ability to present your ideas and accept any constructive feedback on your work
  • Good basic visual design and drawing skills
  • Be reasonably fluent in a range of 3D graphics and animation software, such as 3D Studio Max, Maya, etc.
  • Strong programming skills (C++) and deep experience with scripting in Blueprints in Unreal Engine 4
  • Possess a thorough understanding of game play theory
  • Storytelling and narrative development skills are a great advantage
  • Be skilled in information design and user interface design

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

To apply or for further information about the role please contact Emma on +44 (0) 1206214415 or mail a copy of your CV to

Tagged as: Gameplay Design

Tags: Gameplay Design Categories: Creative , Design


Emma Myall

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