Full-Time

Sr Combat Designer

Hero

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PlayStation Global

PlayStation Global

1,001-5,000 employees

Designs and markets gaming consoles and accessories

Consumer Software
Hardware

Compensation Overview

$122.6k - $183.8kAnnually

+ Bonus

Senior

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • 4+ years in game development, with at least 2 in a character combat design capacity
  • Significant experience using text-based and visual scripting languages
  • Self-sufficient in problem-solving
  • Basic knowledge of vector math, scripting languages, and code
  • Knowledge of competitive products and gameplay genres
  • Ability to think logically with attention to detail
  • Quality written communication skills
  • Professional communication and teamwork skills
  • Experience in 3rd person melee action RPGs
Responsibilities
  • Create and drive Player combat moves, systems, and tools
  • Maintain complex state machine and behavior tree scripting architectures
  • Bugfix and polish all aspects of character implementation
  • Attend combat-specific and production-related discussions
  • Value the relationship between gameplay elements
  • Act on playtest and lead feedback
  • Drive and create opportunities for value addition within the team

Working at PlayStation offers the opportunity to be part of a leading company in the gaming industry, renowned for its cutting-edge technology like haptic feedback and 4K HDR visuals. Employees are immersed in a culture of innovation and excellence that pushes the boundaries of gaming and entertainment. Contributing to a globally recognized brand that consistently delivers high-quality, immersive gaming experiences, ensures a dynamic and fulfilling work environment.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Foster City, California

Founded

1994

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-13%

1 year growth

-29%

2 year growth

-26%

Benefits

Health and wellness: Medical (PPO, HDHP, and HMO), dental, vision, disability, employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, student loan repayment assistance, education reimbursement program, wellness reimbursement, identity theft protection, basic and voluntary life and AD&D insurance, business travel accident insurance, 4.5% 401(k) match, commuter program, additional voluntary programs (group legal, pet insurance, auto and home insruance), onsite flu shots and biometric screenings

Family and time off: 12 paid holidays, generous PTO, paid parental leave, adoption assistance program, 529 college savings plan match, back-up child care, parental and elder care coaching

Perks: Sony product discounts, passport perks program, monthly $10 Playstation Network voucher, employee referral bonus, game launch events