Lead System Designer

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Posted 26 August 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameAndrew Freedlander

Job description

CI Games are looking for a talented and experienced Lead System Designer to join them at their Underdog Studio!

As a Lead System Designer, you will be…

  • Designing fun and exciting mechanics, balancing difficulty, and managing the user experience and interaction that reflect the game’s vision
  • Creating and implementing innovative game systems
  • Establish standards for formal design documentation and project tools
  • Ensure elements developed by the team contribute to player satisfaction and enjoyment
  • Ensuring that gameplay intentions are understood and that the team is working on the right elements
  • Anticipating, identifying, and articulating problem areas and developing preventative solutions
  • Determine the team’s resource allocation
  • Act as subject matter expert, sharing knowledge and improving the system design process
  • Collaborate with the Creative Director and wider teams to deliver consistent and player friendly gameplay systems into the online game
  • Ensure systems designs are clearly communicated through documentation, meetings, and relationships

The skills and experience you will bring to the role…

  • 5+ years of game design experience, ideally with shooter games
  • One shipped PC or console as a Game Designer
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 or 5, especially with Blueprints and related design workflows
  • Excellent knowledge of gameplay mechanics and game features
  • A broad knowledge of games and an excellent understanding of what makes them work
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • An ability to work well under pressure and with deadlines
  • An open and creative mind

The benefits provide by CI Games include a profit share program and medical insurance and much much more!