Lead Combat Designer (DE Remote)

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Posted 02 March 2023
Salary Negotiable
LocationFrankfurt am Main
Job type Permanent
Contact NameLawrie Brennan

Job description

We are working with DECK13 Interactive to find a Lead Combat Designer to ensure the proper supervision, design, communication, and documentation of combat features.

With a superbly talented team of over 85 employees from more than 15 nations, they have been developing world class action RPG games as a specialty and have worked on truly outstanding titles with real heavy impact on success, including major releases such as Lords of the Fallen, The Surge, and their own soon to be released Atlas Fallen. 

Your responsibilities…
  • Driving the combat experience and challenges from the enemy design and AI perspective, alongside with the game design director and senior team members
  • Managing and mentoring the combat design team, as well as nurturing team cohesion and a positive work environment
  • Supervising the development of combat features and their production dependencies from early design to final polish, guaranteeing the highest quality within production deadlines
  • Defining short and mid-term plannings in accordance with producers and the game design director
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • 2+ games shipped and 5 or more years of professional experience in the field of game design, with an emphasis on driving combat experiences from conception to final polish
  • Working knowledge of professional game development editors and visual scripting
  • Experience with designing combat A.I. behaviours
  • Experience in a leadership role is a strong plus
  • Good knowledge of user experience is a bonus

DECK13 wants to put their employees at the core of everything they do. This means creating the conditions that allow their employees to feel understood and valued while also being empowered and supported to do exceptional work in service of creating the best games.

Perks and benefits include…

  • Free language courses
  • Career growth and development with a yearly learning and development budget
  • Monthly remote work and gym allowance
  • Participation in bonus system after the first shipped project