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Senior Combat Designer

Remote | Austin, TX
Permanent | Job ID #70536 | $130,000 - $140,000 yearly | Posted 2 months ago

Onward Play is searching for a Senior Combat Designer to join our studio client! Work directly with a core group of dedicated and experienced developers to establish the combat style for a brand new, unannounced game.


  • Work with the Design Director and Creative director to realize dynamic, and fun action combat mechanics
  • Develop player combat mechanics as well as AI for enemy NPCs, and Bosses
  • Work hand in hand with content design to develop unique levels and combat situations
  • Point of contact across disciplines, directing various team members to execute the combat vision effectively
  • Explore new ideas quickly, with the vision of what works and what doesn’t
  • 5+ years in game art development
  • Ability to carve out combat from the ground up
  • Experience working with shooter mechanics, first/third person, both PC and Console
  • Ability to develop in Unreal Engine
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • Experience working on MMOs, action RPGs and/or third person shooters
  • Experience working on current gen console games
  • A deep passion for games, and game development

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: $130,000 - $140,000 yearly


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