3C Game Designer (Hybrid)

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Posted 20 July 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameLawrie Brennan

Job description

Smilegate Barcelona want a Game Designer with a proven track record in the 3C’s to work on an epic AAA open-world title.

As a 3C Game Designer your specialist role will be critical to the overall gameplay and player experience and satisfaction. You will be tackling a range of challenges relating to Character, Controls and Camera, based on and in-line with the project vision and its creative direction. Taking ownership of 3C gameplay features, you will collaborate across development disciplines to implement 3C features to the highest standard.

Your responsibilities…
  • Design and take ownership of features and mechanics aligned with the creative and game directions
  • Help set quality-bar through hands-on creation and continuous tweaking of 3Cs player mechanics from conception to the final stages of polish
  • Standardize, document, and communicate (3C) features to the game team
  • Regularly update and maintain the design documentation that will guide interdependent teams
  • Collaborate closely with Programming, Art, and Level Design to align on expectations, execution, and integration of your features
  • Participate actively in the production of combat prototypes, from a 3Cs perspective
  • Adapt to technical and production constraints, reworking your design when needed
  • Propose improvements to the different tools and pipelines
  • Help to create a safe environment which allows for open dialogue and encourages new creative ideas
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Proven experience working with character, controls, and camera in action-adventure AAA games
  • Shipped one or more console/PC title
  • Solid understanding of game systems, scripting logic and gameplay flow
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of video game development processes
  • Experience with scripting in Unreal Engine a plus
Perks and benefits…
  • Relocation package with visa support
  • Private Health insurance, including dental coverage
  • 16 weeks Maternity and Paternity leave 
  • 23 days annual leave plus studio shutdown 24th Dec to 1st Jan
  • Monthly restaurant vouchers valued at 180€ per month
  • Hybrid work model and flexible Fridays
  • Regular social activities and team building events
  • Spanish and English language lessons
  • Incredible office in Barcelona in Torre Glories next to Glories Mall and only 15 mins from the beach