Kyiv

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Own the player’s gameplay experience

  • Lead the design and development of next-generation video games

  • Validate and iterate features and mechanics while staying within the game’s vision and Core Pillars

  • Produce prototypes of gameplay ideas and features

  • Designing, implementing and testing of game functionality using Unity3D and Unreal Engine

  • Expand on the design details and identify issues with the existing game design

  • Accurately schedule and assign tasks with an understanding of and appreciation for milestones, schedules, deadlines and efficient development processes

  • Create & balance content for designed systems

  • Hands on balancing and value tweaking in engine to achieve the perfect gameplay experience according to the current project

  • Proven ability to develop balancing matrix in order to create a visual representation of the products more molecular inner workings

  • Engage in research on related topics to find inspiration for designing memorable gaming experiences

  • Work closely with the Artists and Programmers to make sure the design is properly implemented according to the specification

  • Defining asset needs required for the game design and communicating those effectively to the Producer(s), Artists and Audio Department

  • Foster a culture of sharing knowledge, best practices and standards

  • Identify bugs and issues and suggest solutions to mitigate problems

  • Ensuring high product quality, together with Quality Assurance

  • Review and feedback design of peers

  • Support and contribute to new ideas to game design and implement a proof of concept

  • Mentor and support new team members

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 5 years of professional games industry experience as Game Designer for Console and PC

  • Ability to translate design goals into tangible mechanics and balancing values 

  • Ability to work independently with assigned tasks and take responsibility for delivering game design specifications according to the project’s schedule 

  • Good problem-solving skills 

  • Good communication skills 

  • Ability to reach consensus in an interdisciplinary team of subject matter experts 

  • Fluent in speaking English and able to write design documentation in English 

 

BONUS QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with UE4 and/or UE3 a plus 

  • Work with major VR Platforms 

  • Work with major modern consoles (XBox One, PS4, Switch) 

 

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