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Technical Game Designer

Wizards Of The Coast

At Wizards of the Coast, we connect people around the world through play and imagination. From our genre defining games like Magic: The Gathering® and Dungeons & Dragons® to our growing multiverse, we continue to innovate and build new ways to foster friendship and connection. That’s where you come in!

Atomic Arcade is a brand-new video game development studio located in the Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina area led by industry veterans from AAA game and film studios. We are in the process of staffing up our development team with outstanding talent to build our first multi-platform, AAA game - a bold, new take on the GI JOE Universe starring the legendary character Snake Eyes! This is an excellent opportunity to not only build an outstanding AAA experience but to also help form the core foundations for the studio and team to build upon. We are proud to be part of Wizards of the Coast which is a division Hasbro.

We are seeking a passionate team-oriented Technical Game Designer to help us build an outstanding AAA, 3rd Person Action/Adventure game. The ideal candidate will be a passionate, lifetime gamer with shown experience implementing incredible gameplay in other AAA titles. You possess a solid understanding of Unreal Engine and Blueprint Scripting. You have high standards in everything you do and are committed to crafting memorable gameplay experiences.

What You'll Do:

  • Own the implementation and design of gameplay features from start to finish in the Unreal Engine. Such as, combat abilities, weapons, traversal mechanics, etc.
  • Work closely with lead gameplay designers and other teams to brainstorm and help craft the vision for the game.
  • Be the go-to person for the implementation of sophisticated content that require heavy artist/designer/engineer interaction.
  • Be an advocate for player experience and build compelling user stories.

What You'll Bring:

  • 3+ years of professional game design experience.
  • Strong familiarity with visual scripting languages, preferably Unreal Engine Blueprints.
  • The ability to craft your own functional prototypes in Unreal Engine.
  • Ability to communicate your ideas and collaborate with others.
  • User-focused, creative, and innovative ideology.
  • Ability to build clear and concise design specs
  • Passion for making and playing games.
  • Enthusiastic, positive, team-oriented approach to team collaboration.
  • Self-sufficient and self-motivated, can perform duties with little oversight.
  • Deep familiarity with AAA 3rd Person Action/Adventure games.
  • Experience with the Unreal Engine Gameplay Ability System.

We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for satisfactory performance in this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of the duties, responsibilities, or requirements of the position.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Location: Raleigh, NC / Fully Remote
Date found: 2022-11-03

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