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Jagex Games Studio is looking for a Content Developer to join the Old School RuneScape team.
The successful candidate will design game updates of various types such as new game areas, PvP updates, mini-games, skills or gameplay improvements as voted for by the community. You must consider the narrative, gameplay, end user experience and technical implementation. The successful candidate will go on to complete full training in our internal scripting language RuneScript.
In return you’ll receive a competitive salary, options for a sponsored gym membership, private health care, flexible working, cycle repair, free parking and fresh fruit delivered to your team every day.
We also have a full bean style coffee machine that provides hot drinks available throughout the day.
Expect to be invited to team events once a quarter as well as company-wide parties to celebrate our successes.
The successful applicant will be able to enjoy our newly refurbished office which includes contemporary break out areas, gaming zones, high tech meeting rooms, a huge Atrium with tiered seating and our very own private bar!
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Design new game content that fits the OldSchool game.
Designing game updates of various types, such as new game areas, PvP updates, mini-games, skills or gameplay improvements as voted for by the community.
You must consider the narrative, gameplay, end user experience and technical implementation.
Produce high quality code. Using the internal scripting language, RuneScript.
Assist in a project’s management. There will be minimal oversight of the projects that you work on.
You will need the ability to completely own a project through the entire process of development, from design to launch including utilizing the team’s expertise to market and engage the community successfully.
Engage with the playerbase via forums and social media.
To behave at all times in a professional manner, maintaining a positive and conscientious work ethic whilst also demonstrating initiative and determination to get the job done.
To work effectively with colleagues both within the immediate team and across the company whenever necessary.
To demonstrate a willingness to adapt to the evolving environment of the company, teams and work requirements.
Drive to learn, grow and improve their current skill set and that of the function.
Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
Jagex are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.