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Senior Technical Designer – AAA MMO Games – Permanent – London

Location: London, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24183 Posted: 8 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: AAA MMO Game

OPM are partnered with one of the most innovative companies in interactive entertainment, winning numerous awards and receiving critical acclaim worldwide.

Their newest studio, based in London, is currently growing their team and have an outstanding opportunity for a talented Senior Technical Designer to join them.

The successful candidate will implement captivating combat from concept and supervise system designs using UE4, whilst working together with designers, engineering, and animation teams to produce combat and systems across the game.


  • Design experience on a shooter title
  • Good understanding and experience with balancing interactions between player abilities, stats, itemisation, and weapons using testing methodologies within and outside of the game
  • Professional experience in an Agile development environment
  • Enjoys working in a collaborative environment, able to give and receive feedback
  • Logical thinker, able to break down complex problems, with a keen eye for detail


  • Experience with designing combat for Third Person Shooters
  • Experience with scripting tools or languages
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 Blueprints
  • Experience building multiple types of combat and exploration mechanics, weaponry and gadgets.
  • Programming experience


  • Design, implement, tune, and maintain combat systems, abilities, items, weapons, and player statistics
  • Take ownership of the core combat mechanic and specification of related animation
  • Take ownership of the development of combat elements and improvement efforts, from ideation through delivery
  • Maintain clear and concise documentation for mechanics, balance, and systems
  • Mentor and cooperate with other designers on the team to enhance their design, technical, and communication skills


  • Free lunches, drinks and snacks
  • Flexible work hours
  • Life Insurance
  • Private Medical and Dental
  • Annual Transportation grant
  • Annual Sports grant

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 415!

Tagged as: AAA, Technical Design, Unreal Engine

Tags: AAA , Technical Design , Unreal Engine Categories: Creative , Design


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