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Multiplayer Technical Designer

Sledgehammer Games

Foster City, CA 10-21-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Job Title:Multiplayer Technical Designer - Sledgehammer Games

Requisition ID:R003753

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Your Mission

As a Technical Multiplayer Designer, you have one of the most important roles on the team – design fun game modes and new ways of playing! You will own the creation of new content and features from end-to-end, prototyping, iterating, implementing, and tweaking throughout the process. Being a more technically-focused role, you will use your programming and scripting skills to build brand new game modes from scratch.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

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• Utilize the game content, tools, and engine to create a brand-new player experience that you own from start to finish.
• Conceptualize, pitch and iterate on designs with the design team.
• Actively debate design concepts, systems and mechanics with the design team.
• Build technical expertise with all game tools and the engine concepts. To take a concept through all pipelines on your own.
• Constantly iterate on game mechanics and game systems to find the fun based on user feedback, analytics and design goals.
• Refine gameplay above and beyond expectations to execution excellence.

Minimum Requirements:
• 3+ years of experience designing games
• 3+ years of programming/scripting experience - C++, C#, Lua or other languages.
• Passion for Games, ideally First-Person Shooters
• Mental flexibility
• Mental fortitude
• Enjoy challenges and creative problem solving
• Self-Motivated/Independent

Extra Points:
• Modding experience (examples and portfolio pieces are highly encouraged)
• Have created a playable game in software by yourself
• Prior experience as a technical designer on a shipped AAA title

Company Profile
Sledgehammer Games

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.