Mid-Senior Technical Designer (Hybrid)

Posted 17 April 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGame Design
Contact NameLawrie Brennan

Job description

Join Deep Silver Dambuster Studios as they look for a Mid-Senior Technical Director to join their team that is currently working on the anticipated title, Dead Island 2.

Situated in one of the UK's most bustling cities, Nottingham, the studio values collaboration and team culture, offering flexible hybrid models for anyone within the UK, along with a fantastic relocation service if needed.

Your responsibilities…

  • Act as a bridge between game design and code
  • Create fun, adaptable, and repeatable gameplay setups that can be placed by other creative departments within the studio, allowing them to create fun gameplay, environment, and level setups
  • Shaping the technical architecture of game systems to meet the needs of the game
  • Build gameplay systems that the player will derive positive experiences from

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…

  • 3+ years of game development experience in technical design or similar position
  • Knowledge of one or more scripting languages, preferably visual, such as Blueprint or equivalent
  • Excellent organisation, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to adapt communication styles for both technical and non-technical team members
  • Good technical understanding of how underlying systems and mechanics fit together to make a game

Perks and benefits include…

  • Relocation and visa support
  • Annual pay reviews and company pension contribution that increases with service
  • Studio funded learning and development opportunities
  • Fully subsidised gym membership with Virgin gym (Nottingham)
  • Annual Christmas party, summer family BBQ, and quarterly company funded cross-team events
  • Free financial advice
  • Employee referral bonus scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Weekly office treats and refreshments