Senior Systems Designer - Battlecry

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Games and Level Design
Region:
USA
Area:
Texas
City:
Austin
Posted:
18-Nov-16
Company:
Zenimax Media Inc.
Job Ref:

We are looking for a Sr. Systems Designer with a passion for creating and collaborating on narrative game systems for an unannounced multiplayer AAA title on PC and consoles. This candidate must also have excellent writing chops; specifically with storytelling, dialogue, and editing.

As a senior member of the team, this person will collaborate with all departments to develop and iterate on compelling accessible game systems and content for an immersive multiplayer experience. The ideal candidate will be able to work as a strong individual contributor as well as lead an autonomous multidisciplinary strike team to create high quality features and content.

Responsibilities
Design narrative-driven gameplay systems and other core game systems
Write compelling game quests and character dialogue
Create easy to follow design documentation
Ability to get hands on and implement gameplay elements in the actual game environment
Prototype new ideas and systems with existing tools and game script
Drive new features and content as a strike team Product Owner
Deal with system issues as they come up and be able to find good solutions that support other parts of the game
Provide feedback and guidance to other members of design

Qualifications
5+ years in a design role with a strong systems design background
Excellent storytelling, dialogue writing, and editing skills
Shipped credit on a AAA title
Expertise in designing multiplayer game systems
Extensive experience with scripting and gameplay implementation with example work
Creativity and strong problem solving skills
Positive attitude, down to earth, no big egos
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Able to communicate and collaborate effectively with your teammates to find the best ideas
Ability to work in a fast-paced and confidential environment
Passion for making great games
Strong desire to continue to learn and grow as a designer

Pluses
Experience with various level building tools
Open World Sandbox Action game experience

Contact Details:
Zenimax Media Inc.
Tel: (301)-948-2200
Fax: (301) 926-8010
Contact: Recruitment Team
Email:

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