For more than 15 years Deep Silver FISHLABS has been creating compelling games that have been brought to life on millions of screens across the globe. We joined the Deep Silver / Koch Media family in late 2013 and, since then, we have continuously raised the quality bar. Today, we are one of three internal development studios run by our parent company, alongside Deep Silver Volition in the US and Deep Silver Dambuster Studio in the UK. Conception of game ideas for a new, hitherto unannounced gameDevelopment of gameplay mechanics and systemsConception of world and level designs in cooperation with other team members and departmentsDevise creative solutions to gameplay and balancing issuesDesign and iterate balance of the games in-game economyAggregation and evaluation of user feedbackProduce and take ownership of design specs, balance spreadsheets, and other game documentationCreation of game design documents (GDDs) and vision statementsSkillset At least 5 years of work experience as a Game Designer in the games industryParticipation in all relevant phases and stages of the production of at least 2 finished and released video gamesExperience in envisioning, communicating and creating engaging game worldsRoutine in design, maintenance and iteration complex game systemsRoutine in the creation and maintenance of game design documentsVery good command of the English language (both written and spoken)High capacity for teamwork and excellent communication skillsSeniority to guide colleagues from a GD standpoint and keep the game visionSelf-contained way of working and high level of self-motivationA lot of creativityExperience in the development of console gamesBasic knowledge of project management and QA processesBasic knowledge of game and graphic engines and preferably professional production experience in Unreal 4.
We specialize in high-end 3D games for consoles and PC. With a strong development history and award-winning portfolio of mobile games; such as blockbuster space-action shooter Galaxy on Fire: Manticore and the tactical zombie brawler Dead Island: Survivors; we are currently developing thrilling titles for the PS4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch.
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You will be part of a small World Design team that is working on a state-of-the-art 3D SciFi game in a positive and productive environment. Your team consists of Game Designers and Programmers who all share one common goal: To create an outstanding gaming experience in a vast and rich SciFi universe on consoles and PC.
We are just as passionate about our games as we are about their creators (Could that be you?!). Your job comes with personal responsibility, freedom and short decision-making routes. And most importantly - A motivated, international team full of fellow gamers.
The studio is located in a bright, modern office, right in the center of Hamburg. With a selection of benefits for all our staff: Including discounted gym membership, fresh fruit and a variety of free drinks. A healthy work-life balance is important to you? For us too! That's why we are also awarded as a family-friendly workplace. Coming from abroad? No problem! We also offer relocation packages.
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