Senior Designer
Technical
Warwickshire
Competitive Basic + Benefits

Senior Technical Designer

Ref: 207| Posted: 1st Jun 2021

Senior Technical Designer – Computer Games / Video Games - Warwickshire

Fantastic opportunity for a Senior Technical Designer to join and progress with an Award Winning and fast-growing Gaming Developer.

Seeking a Senior Technical Designer to create games and other content within our clients voxel-based game creation platform, that will inspire player engagement.

 

LOCATION: Warwickshire - REMOTE WORK ALSO CONSIDERED

Based in Leamington Spa, known as one of the UK’s biggest Gaming hub locations.

Not only is this location the hot spot for a career in gaming, it is also a nice place to live.

 

What makes it GREAT?

-Company has very low staff turnover, Excellent sign that they look after their staff.

-Recent Award for “Best Places to Work 2019 & 2020”

-Unique projects, shaping the future of gaming.

-A highly successful and profitable business, a stable employer where you can progress your career for the long term.

-Fantastic company culture, big enough to keep you busy, but small enough to know your name, excellent option if you are fed up with being treated like just another number.

-Top company benefits and great working environment.

-Flexible working hours.

-Ethical business with strong values

-A reputation for promoting good work life balance and also a good social environment, with plenty of lunchtime social activities organised by staff, including board games, a table tennis league and a running club.

 

COMPANY:

Based in Warwickshire my client is a fast-growing gaming developer working on exciting projects with a long-term pipeline of work to fuel further growth of the business and your career.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

In this role you will be responsible for the design and implementation of this employers platform’s Hub, working alongside a Level Designer or Environment Artist and supported by other members of the Development Team (including audio and UI support).

Responsibilities

  • Own and oversee the Hub gameplay design and implementation
  • Complete reusable scripted gameplay to a high level of polish
  • Prototype gameplay designs to illustrate concepts
  • Oversee playtesting and use generated data to iterate design
  • Generate paper designs for sign-off by stakeholders

Requirements

  • 3+ years professional experience in gameplay scripting, technical design, or equivalent
  • Deep experience with developing complex systems through Lua scripting
  • Experience whiteboxing game levels
  • Interest in and understanding of a broad variety of game genres and styles
  • Understanding of different audiences and their goals/drivers
  • A portfolio demonstrating a proven track record of delivering release-quality gameplay experiences as part of a team

 

Desirable

  • Previous experience in creating and manipulating voxel-based environments
  • Experience in independently delivering gameplay experiences
  • HTML/CSS/JS skills for creation of UI elements
  • Environment and level-building to final quality
  • Experience working with UGC editors (eg Roblox)
  • Experience working within structured production processes

REMUNERATION:

The successful Technical Designer will receive:

-Competitive Basic Salary

-Flexible Working Hours

-Relocation Allowance / Assistance

-Paid Overtime

-Private Health Cover

-Gym / Health Club Memberships

-Life Assurance Scheme / Critical Illness & Income Protection

-Digital Allowance

-Office Kitchen fully stocked with snacks and treats.

-Regular team lunches, company funded trips and events.


To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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