Gameplay Designer

Design Bellevue, Washington


Description

Our studio is looking for a Gameplay Designer who loves and understands the power of games and is excited to bring exceptional entertainment to millions of players. Our Gameplay Designers are responsible for demonstrating best-in-industry creation of core gameplay and driving multi-disciplinary gameplay development to realize our Game Director's creative vision.


WHO YOU ARE

  • You are literate in and deeply passionate about core gameplay and interaction design fundamentals.
  • You understand and can speak to what makes a game “feel” right and advocate for prioritizing a player’s gameplay experience.
  • You are excited to collaboratively design, implement and polish world-class gameplay experiences and player verbs.
  • You are highly technical and feel right at home communicating your thoughts directly to engineers, writing specs, and handling complex content setup, including Blueprint-like prototyping.
  • You look forward to working with other teams, including Audio, Effects and Animation to deliver incredible gameplay content.
  • You consider and design for making moment-to-moment gameplay as accessible to all players as possible.
  • You are adamant about creating a positive and inclusive work environment to support and nurture diverse talent.
  • You are self-sufficient and motivated, unafraid to ask for help when needed, and always excited to receive and execute on feedback.
  • You understand that clear and concise communication is the lifeblood to game development and can communicate effectively both orally and written.
  • You have shipped at least two successful "AAA" titles from start to finish, or have equivalent game development experience.
  • You find time to play video games and empathize deeply with our players, because you are a gamer at heart.
  • Experience with the Unreal 4 Engine is a big plus.

 WHAT YOUR DAY MIGHT LOOK LIKE

  • Iterating on a new core mechanic or player verb that you're excited about.
  • Playtesting, giving feedback, and helping other Gameplay Designers debug and analyze existing and new features.
  • Reviewing a critical feature with the Gameplay Lead.
  • Working with the Design Team Manager to help develop a plan for your career goals.