Full Time Job

Associate Designer

WB Games

Salt Lake City, UT 09-19-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

The Job

Avalanche, a division of WB Games Inc., seeks an Associate Designer to join the team working on the upcoming game, Hogwarts Legacy, a new open world, action RPG set in the Wizarding World.

The Daily
• Work with the Production team throughout the development process to help create compelling gameplay and design systems
• Interface with the Story team to collaborate on game design
• Contribute to the strategic planning and design for new gaming projects
• Present design ideas, receive feedback, then adjust designs and metrics accordingly
• Implement game content such as world authoring in UE4, combat setups, event triggers and populating with gameplay objects
• Build basic layouts using Maya, kit sets and UE4
• Work in UE4's blueprint tool
• Work with other departments to implement SFX, FX, missions and other gameplay mechanics
• Tutorial creation for game design
• Other duties may be assigned

The Essentials
• A passion for gaming and game development
• Undergraduate degree or equivalent industry experience
• Experience with Unreal 4 (UE4) and Maya
• Good understanding of UE4's Blueprints
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to thrive in a collaborative, production-oriented environment
• Remain current on console games and a knowledge of game mechanics across a variety of genres and platforms
• Ability to collaborate with a design group and across other disciplines while maintaining a positive attitude
• Highly motivated self-starter and creative thinker with fresh ideas
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Creative thinker with fresh ideas

The Nice to Haves
• Industry experience as well as a related undergraduate degree
• Pursuing a degree in Game Design or equivalent degree in a creative field strongly preferred. (Art/Illustration/Storytelling)

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1yxyx-54-224-117-125-42 in your application.