Full Time Job

Senior Designer, Systems

Warner Bros. Discovery

Carlsbad, CA 06-11-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, ''the stuff dreams are made of,'' we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Warner Bros. Games San Diego is creating the next generation of high quality, cross-platform games that bring iconic and beloved characters to life. Join our growing team of talented game makers and be a foundational part of a dynamic new studio as we strive to make an impact on the future of AAA free-to-play games.

As a Senior Designer, Systems, you will design compelling game systems, and mechanics and work with a team of engineers, artists, UX designers, producers and product managers to see their implementation. Cooperation, collaboration and creativity are key in this role.

The Daily
• Work with the Design Manager and creative stakeholders to develop game systems and mechanics appropriate to a game's IP and creative vision.
• Create game design documents that communicate concepts and define requirements to other team members across different disciplines.
• Balance game mechanics for a free-to-play cross platform competitive online game.
• Tune and maintain economy in a live free-to-play game.

The Essentials
• 5+ years experience making successful games, especially competitive online titles.
• University degree or equivalent work experience.
• Background in game design, computer science or equivalent is a plus.
• Deep understanding of the F2P market.
• Familiarity with Unreal preferred.
• Strong math and analytic skills.
• Excellent spreadsheet skills and familiarity with Excel or equivalent.
• Good writing and design documentation skills.
• Good communication and presentation skills and familiarity with Powerpoint/Google Slides or equivalent presentation software.
• Ability to cast Time Stop or other means of time/space disruption is a plus.

Championing Inclusion at WBD
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. Actual salaries will vary based on several factors, including but not limited to external market data, internal equity, location, skill set, experience, and/or performance. Base pay is just one component of Warner Bros. Discovery's total compensation package for employees. Pay Range: $84,123.00 - $156,228.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and sick time and vacation.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjom3w-3-233-232-160-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $84,123 to $156,228 Per Year ($ USD)