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Bluepoint Games has begun the exciting work of original development and seeks passionate, industry-leading talent to join our pursuit of consistently crafting Game of the Year quality experiences. Our studio is renowned for critically acclaimed titles that exceed what the world expects of us, most recently the PS4 remake of Shadow of the Colossus the PS5 launch title Demon's Souls.
Please note: This is not an entry-level or mid-level position. Previous professional experience and accomplishments in this role are required.
Develop player interaction systems that link combat and level designs
Collaborate with engineers to create new tools and systems
Evolve gameplay systems while pulling from extensive knowledge of competitive products and various gameplay genres/trends
Focus on character designs from concept to implementation
Be an owner of tuning key aspects of the game, including AI gameplay, character balance, and controls.
Contribute to tuning key aspects of the game, including economy, player progression, and level mechanics.
At least 5 years of professional experience in video game combat design, with at least one shipped title (excluding academic projects)
Strong communication skills and the ability to convey abstract concepts with other members of the team
Detail-oriented, thorough, and proactive - Seek information to solve issues from all areas of game development on your own
Thorough understanding of game workflows and pipelines
Strong documentation and data organization. Follow established name schemes and document new processes that you create or use on a daily basis
Experience using both text-based and GUI-based scripting systems
Knowledge of competitive products and various gameplay genres/trends
The ideal candidate shall also have:
Intermediate knowledge of Maya or other major 3D programs
Animation knowledge to collaborate with artists for combat tuning
Full understanding of game workflows and pipelines
Desire to learn new techniques and technologies
Desire to mentor and share experience/knowledge with others
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