Full Time Job

Associate Technical Designer

Electronic Arts

Remote / Virtual 10-31-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Technical Designer

Ripple Effect, an evolution of Battlefield's DICE LA, is a Los Angeles-based game studio on a mission to build community-first experiences through continuous innovation and boundary breaking technology.
Our Values: We believe in an honest and transparent environment, where developers grow in our crafts. We value bold risk-taking followed by excellence through iteration. We seek developers with diverse experiences who will enrich our studio creativity.

We are looking for a Technical Designer like you to join us in our mission to create amazing games and experiences, and to elevate ourselves and our craft. This role will report to our Studio Design Line Director. We are considering on-site and hybrid working options, and welcome full-time remote candidates who are within a three hour time difference to the Pacific Time Zone to apply.

Responsibilities
• Create and maintain high-quality gameplay components and tools
• Collaborate with other disciplines to implement core game mechanics, ensuring they make for the best possible gameplay experience
• Take feedback from the design team to refine and improve workflows and game features
• Support your teammates through knowledge-sharing, debugging, training, and writing technical design documentation
• Proactively communicate with your lead and teammates to set priorities and goals for your work
• Assist in advocating best practices to the content team
• Participate constructively and respectfully in the critique of your work, and the work of others
• Look for opportunities to learn new skills to benefit your growth, your team, and the studio

Qualifications
• At least 1 year of experience as a technically-oriented game designer, with experience on multiplayer games
• Expertise in text-based scripting, visual scripting, or other programming languages
• Proficient at debugging
• Understand the importance of documentation and teaching others
• Enjoy problem-solving with a creative team
• Value documentation and healthy communication
• Broad taste in games

Benefits

We are proud of the great perks we offer like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, 401k with company match, and of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives on creativity and individuality.

Next Steps

As part of the application process, we may ask you to complete a practical work exercise. Apply online with a resume.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpxwjx-54-227-97-219-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.