Technical Game Designer

Technical Game Designer
 
 Job description
We're looking for a highly collaborative, passionate and skilled 
technical game designer who is up for the challenge of implementing gameplay mechanics for an AAA title.
The successful Technical Game Designer candidate will be able to create concepts for gameplay, implement gameplay mechanics in an AAA engine and is able to iterate quickly within a dynamics and continuously changing environment.

Essential Duties:
- Coordinating and implementing special case gameplay scenarios based on the high level game design.  

- Owning specific scenarios: creatively iterating on the design and polishing the gameplay experience by collaborating closely with environment artists, other designers and programmers

- Visual scripting to create gameplay mechanics. (comparible system for visual scripting Blueprint from U4 engine)

- Prototyping gameplay and bugfixing all with an AAA engine. 

- Solve game design problems in a collaborative environment

- Playtest and iterate on designs in a highly collaborative and changing environment


Competencies, Skills & Knowledge: 
- Communicates with directness/candor and is adept at conflict resolution

- High standards of respect and values strong teamwork 

- Adapts swimmingly to changing circumstances 

- Positive thinker with an ambitious drive towards quality and success


Essential Requirements:
- Strong understanding of programming and AAA engines, editors and scripting tools. 
- Strong methodology and problem solving ability and with a focus on creative, fun and innovative solutions

- Strong and effective communication skills and organizational ability

- Exceptional team player with the ability to collaborate without losing sight of the gameplay vision

- Willingness to take design direction 

- Working knowledge of Maya & Photoshop.  

- Experience with 3D level editors such a Unreal 4 and/or other AAA engines


Portfolio submission is required for this position. Please focus this portfolio on personal contributions to your projects.
Plusses:
- Game industry & development experience

- Interest in the technical aspects of AAA game development

- Experience of developing third-person action games preferred

- Good sense of cinematography and pacing 
- (Native) Dutch speaker

Do you have a passion for games and are you looking for a new challenge? Send your motivation and resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Acquisition for this vacancy is not appreciated.

 

Location

Nixxes Software BV
Godebaldkwartier 363
Ingang Jansoenborch, 3de verdieping
3511 DT Utrecht
The Netherlands

Contact us

Phone: +31 (0)30 820 16 90
Email: info@nixxes.com
Twitter: Nixxessoftware
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