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Technical Game Designer

Remote | WALTHAM, Massachusetts
Permanent | Job ID #70042 | $80,000 - $130,000 yearly | Posted 3 months ago

Onward Play needs a full-time, direct hire Technical Game Designer for a hot game studio client working on one of the most popular fantasy IPs going into 2023.

You’ll join the Design team to help drive technical implementation work, prototype systems, identify and solve gameplay implementation and improve the day-to-day game design workflow.

To learn more about this Technical Game Designer opportunity, apply now and chat with a recruiter today!

As a Technical Game Designer you’ll:

  • Prototype a variety of systems that adhere to best practices established by engineers and design leads

  • Implement long-term sustainable game systems with flexible architecture that scales up

  • Support the entire design team by developing basic tools, asset pipelines and processes, and clearly documenting and maintaining them

  • Provide support and guidance to designers to extend the reach and possibilities of the design systems and team

  • Establish best practices and help designers troubleshoot technical issues

  • Communicate out updates in best practices and tool status to the team and be on the look-out for opportunities to get feedback for iterative improvements

Skills & Experience Needed:

  • Demonstrated understanding of game design and development principals and the processes used to achieve them

  • A strong technical background in scripting (visual or otherwise)

  • The ability to communicate with engineering, art, and production fluently and frequently

  • Broad interest in all aspects of game design, from second-to-second combat to metagame, and economy

  • Curiosity, kindness, initiative, and a positive and professional can-do attitude

  • Candidates must have a US work permit or citizenship

To learn more about this Technical Game Designer opportunity, apply now and chat with a recruiter today!

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.

Pay: $80,000 - $130,000 yearly


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