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Prototype Game Maker – Console & PC Games – North, UK

Location: Sheffield , United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23082 Posted: 1 year ago

OPM’s client, one of the UK's most creative and stable game developers, is currently looking for a Prototype Game Maker to join their team. Having been developing games since the early 2000s they have assembled a talented team of over 300 staff and are looking to grow even more with opening another UK based studio. They have developed a series of successful titles across all gaming platforms for partners with more recent titles being launched on the Xbox One and PS4.

 

This role is a unique and dynamic role that will be at the heart of the studios future direction, working within the Concept Team, developing new ideas for future projects.

 

Responsibilities:

 

•          Work with a small team to deliver playable prototypes and proof-of-concepts to ultimately go into full development

•          Work closely with the Concept Team to develop new IP’s and evolve existing titles.

•          Rapidly turnaround (in engine) new concepts to use for various demonstration purposes.

•          Iterate and improve written concepts through in-engine play tests.

•          Understand and overcome technical constraints to demonstrate key gameplay USPs.

 

Requirements:

 

•          Experience working in the industry shipping at least one commercially successful game

•          Able to rapidly prototype in UE4, Unity or any other real-time game engine

•          Show a deep understanding of current engine capabilities and features, from a technical, design and art perspective

•          Be enthusiastic about prototyping and concept development

•          Demonstrate an awareness of current gaming trends and the elements that make games appealing

•          Have an open, creative and collaborative approach to work

•          Understanding of C++ programming skills

•          Can demonstrate experience of source control systems

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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