Sr. Technical Mission Designer
Permanent | Job ID #71848 | $110,000 - $125,000 yearly | Posted 3 months ago
Onward Play is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Technical Mission Designer to join our dynamic video game studio clients. As a Senior Technical Mission Designer, you will play a crucial role in creating immersive and engaging gameplay experiences using Unreal Engine. Your primary responsibility will be to design, implement, and optimize complex missions, quests, and level-based content in our games.
- Collaborate closely with the design, art, and engineering teams to conceptualize and develop compelling mission designs that align with the game's vision and mechanics.
- Utilize your extensive knowledge of mission design principles, level scripting, and gameplay mechanics to create exciting and challenging missions that enhance player engagement.
- Implement missions and quests using Unreal Engine's blueprint system, ensuring proper functionality, balancing, and pacing.
- Prototype and iterate on mission designs, incorporating feedback from stakeholders and playtesters to refine and improve the player experience.
- Collaborate with environment artists to create visually appealing and thematically cohesive mission spaces and level layouts.
- Work closely with programmers to identify and address technical challenges related to mission design and ensure optimal performance and functionality.
- Collaborate with the narrative team to ensure mission designs integrate seamlessly with the game's story and lore.
- Contribute to the documentation of mission design processes, tools, and best practices to facilitate knowledge sharing and maintain a high standard of quality.
- A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in mission design for video games, with at least 2 years of experience using Unreal Engine.
- Strong proficiency in mission design tools, systems, and methodologies, with a deep understanding of gameplay mechanics and level design principles.
- Expertise in Unreal Engine's blueprint system and scripting languages.
- Proven ability to design and implement engaging and memorable missions that provide a challenging and satisfying player experience.
- Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to iterate on designs based on feedback and playtest results.
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively within multidisciplinary teams.
- A passion for video games and a solid understanding of industry trends and best practices.
- A portfolio showcasing your previous mission design work, highlighting your creativity, technical proficiency, and attention to detail.
If you are a seasoned mission designer with a passion for crafting captivating gameplay experiences and possess a deep understanding of Unreal Engine, we would love to hear from you! Join our talented team and contribute to the creation of cutting-edge video games that will captivate players worldwide.
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- 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: $110,000 - $125,000 yearly
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