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Technical Designer

1023/1977/134314

YAGER Development GmbH

Negotiable

Berlin, Germany

Germany

Art and Animation,Games and Level Design

ASAP

21/01/2020

21/03/2020

Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time

No

Technical Designer (f/m/d)

We are currently seeking a talented and experienced Technical Designer to work with us on an unannounced project. Join us in shaping the direction of the project as a driving force in Technical Design and push the boundaries to deliver a unique player experience. We’re looking for people who love the idea of working together in interdisciplinary teams and in a fast-paced and professional environment.

As Technical Designer at YAGER you will

• Work closely with Designers and Engineers acting as an interface between them
• Implement or extend features that require work with content and script or code
• Find solutions to complex problems and enable others to overcome technical challenges
• Represent the tech department for game and level designers
• Support, educate and troubleshoot. Be a go to person for various Unreal Engine related issues
• Identify workflow issues within the design department and suggest / implement solutions
• Be familiar with blueprint architecture and scripting guidelines and ensure that they are followed through
• Review and improve the interface between code and blueprint functionality
• Create gameplay prototypes and their final in-game implementation using Unreal Editor and Unreal’s scripting   system (Blueprint)
• Collaborate with departmental leads and design team to develop core concepts and game content
• Meet deadlines and manage tasks effectively
• Document new gameplay systems 
• Collaborate with Technical Art to create the workflows and production paradigm for level building (e.g. modular systems)


Qualifications
• 3+ years of technical design experience; previous design experience on shipped AAA action game titles or Unreal Engine mobile titles
• Have a broad knowledge of Unreal Engine's gameplay systems and feature set and apply them to our games
• Strong understanding of multiplayer technical design
• Strong understanding of the fundamentals of game design
• Demonstrable success in creating compelling player experiences (game play, scenarios, activities, encounters)
• Ability to take and apply direction and work well in a team environment
• Experience with scripting languages, either visual or text based, such as Unreal’s Blueprints
• Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
• Passionate about videogames

Desirable
• Experience with level designing for cooperative multiplayer games
• Experience with scripting network replicated actors for multiplayer games
• Experience with multiple platforms: PC, consoles, mobile


Employment details
• Full-time and on-site 
• Status: employment 
• Start: asap

Benefits

We support you all the way
Relocation bonus and ongoing support and assistance, occupational pension scheme

We care about your well being
Flexible working hours, fresh fruit and vegetables every day, hot and cold beverages of your choice, in-house massage, fitness Club membership, monthly company events, Berlin public transportation Jobticket

We encourage continuous learning
Extensive games/books library, dedicated Talent Development Manager and participation at various game conferences

We know how to have fun
A variety of exciting Team Events, regular in-house social events, summer and Christmas Party, beer and soft drinks for Friday meetings.

If this sounds exciting to you, and you love to work in a creative environment with people who are passionate about their work, we are looking forward to get to know you!

Join our Team!



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