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Full-Time

Lead Content Designer

Posted on 6/27/2024

Jackalyptic Games

Jackalyptic Games

11-50 employees

Game development studio using Unreal Engine 5

Senior, Expert

Remote in USA

Category
Content Strategy
Creative Writing
Editing & Proofreading
Content & Writing
Required Skills
Unreal Engine
Communications
Requirements
  • 7+ years of experience in game design, with a proven track record of successful titles shipped
  • 5+ years of experience in a leadership or management role within the gaming industry.
  • 4-year degree or equivalent
  • Proficiency in using industry-standard game design tools (e.g., Unity, Unreal Engine, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of game mechanics, player psychology, and interactive storytelling.
  • Exceptional creative and analytical thinking, with the ability to solve complex design challenges
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across teams
  • Proficient in direction of level designs for MMOs
  • Proficient in design scripting tools, like Blueprints
Responsibilities
  • Lead, mentor, and inspire a team of game designers, providing guidance and fostering an environment of creativity and innovation
  • Plan and maintain milestones and sprints with Production and Design teams
  • Collaborate with the creative, art, programming, and production teams to develop and execute the overall game vision and design strategy
  • Drive the creation and iteration of game design documents, including content mechanics, content systems, level design, and narratives
  • Create and maintain detailed design documentation
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, market developments, and emerging technologies to inform design decisions
  • Conduct playtests and gather user feedback to iterate on game designs and enhance player satisfaction
  • Participate in recruiting and hiring efforts to expand the design team as needed
  • Plan and manage cross discipline Strike Teams with specific objectives and goals
  • Provide guidance and feedback on all things gameplay to keep within the guidelines of the Intellectual Property and the vision of the game
  • Maintain a standard for design implementation
  • Create compelling content that drives storytelling through play

Jackalyptic Games develops engaging and high-quality video games using Unreal Engine 5, emphasizing exceptional, responsive gameplay. This studio not only places a strong emphasis on collaboration and team-driven initiatives but also continually seeks to attract top talent in various specialized fields, indicating a commitment to excellence and a dynamic work environment. A career here offers an opportunity to be part of a forward-thinking team dedicated to crafting unforgettable gaming experiences.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Austin, Texas

Founded

N/A

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

-31%

2 year growth

-23%
INACTIVE