Lead Technical Designer (DE Remote)

Deck13 Interactive logo
Posted 03 November 2023
Salary Negotiable
LocationFrankfurt am Main
Job type Permanent
DisciplineDesign
Reference19095
Contact NameLawrie Brennan

Job description

DECK13 Interactive are searching for a Lead Technical Designer to join them as they experience continual growth and expansion!

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 overarching technical architecture of game Design systems, features, and generic script logics, and overseeing technical workflows and guidelines
  • Collecting engine user feedback and requests from the game design department and planning improvement strategies in cooperation with the programming and production teams
  • Collaborating with the programming and production teams on the development of game-design-related tools, functionalities, and workflows
  • Acting as representative for the game design team and an advocate for user experience and accessibility
  • Managing and mentoring the technical design team, as well as nurturing team cohesion, a positive work environment, and a constructive collaboration with other departments
  • Ensuring the proper communication and documentation of the Game Design department’s technical workflows and tools, and the creation of related onboarding resources
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 and/or programming, with an emphasis on systems architecture and implementation work
  • Excellent knowledge of professional game development editors and of one or more complex scripting language (C++, C#, and Javascript)
  • Solid knowledge of programming standards and best practices with design patterns and more
  • Experience in a leadership role is a strong plus
  • Good knowledge of user experience and tools development is a bonus

DECK13 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