Combat Designer (Hybrid)

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Posted 04 May 2023
Salary £55000 - £57000 Per Year
Job type Permanent
Contact NameLawrie Brennan

Job description

Sharkmob London are seeking a talented Combat Designer to join their fantastically talented design team.

The studio are experts in online AAA gaming, having a fantastic new title in the works. Sharkmob have fostered a collaborative environment where you will be working in cross-discipline teams, allowing them to bring together their expertise and create the best possible experiences for their players. They are looking for someone who showcases responsibility, a positive attitude, passion for the work they produce, and who values professionalism.

Your responsibilities…

  • Work with the Senior Combat Designer to support the vision and goals for combat
  • Work with Unreal Engine to tune the combat experience for their game
  • Evangelise the quality targets for combat to the wider team
  • Conduct research across all streams of media to better deliver against the goals and vision of the combat experience for their project
  • Regularly seek feedback from the wider team to aid you in honing the combat experience
  • Assist in the development of the tools and systems necessary to deliver combat to the highest possible quality
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Shipped one or more title in a combat design role
  • 3+ years of professional game design experience
  • Passion for games, with a love for combat focussed titles
  • Excellent rapid prototyping skill
  • Demonstrable experience delivering features that rely on timing and feel
  • Understand combat systems in games across the industry
  • Familiarity with the constraints of implementing combat in an online game is a bonus
Perks and benefits include…
  • VISA sponsorship for you and your family 
  • Relocation support
  • 30 days annual leave, plus UK public holidays
  • Discretionary annual performance-based bonus
  • Private pension
  • BUPA private Healthcare, Cigna dental cover, life insurance scheme, and income protection policy
  • Healthcare allowance