Senior Game Designer - Mechanics

Are you looking to collaborate in a multidisciplinary team, using your rapid prototyping skills and mechanics design know-how to create groundbreaking games and experiences in VR? Do you know when to abandon, and when to iterate, until an interaction is intuitive and delightful? Do you want to break some design rules? Then we are looking for you."

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To take ownership of a feature’s design, acting as a partner in creative lead’s vision
  • To validate the design by rapidly prototyping mechanics in working software
  • To iterate on the prototype in search of a high-quality user experience
  • To assist the design lead in the planning of tasks, and managing the output junior team members
  • To contribute toward the project’s knowledge base and improve the tools and workflow

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • UE4 BP Mastery (or similar visual scripting competency)
  • Basic 3d modelling skills and an ability to mockup VFX and AFX
  • Clear, concise, communication; in English, both written and verbal
  • At least 2 complete development cycles, on character action console/PC titles
  • Owned a feature’s design throughout development, from concept to product
  • Have mentored one or more junior team member in their development and output
  • Ideally have experience of development for VR

ABOUT YOU:

  • You are passionate about game design and you love to create new things
  • You are comfortable with working under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • EU citizen or eligible to work in the EU
  • You have a very good knowledge of English, both oral and written
  • You are capable of communicating in a clear, open, convincing, and inspired manner
  • You have an entrepreneurial attitude
  • You are passionate about game design and you love to create new things
  • You have a very good knowledge of English, both oral and written

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • A great work-life balance with a zero-crunch policy
  • Working in a creative and quality driven environment with enthusiastic colleagues
  • A great company to learn and share knowledge
  • Benefits according to experience and job
  • Studio location in the heart of Amsterdam

For this vacancy we only consider candidates that are eligible to work in the EU (no visa required).

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