A Gameplay Designer is responsible for the core user experience of a product. This includes user interface, main character locomotion and combat, enemy locomotion and AI, mini-games, and all co-op related gameplay. You will need exceptional communication skills in written, visual and verbal forms. The ability to take constructive criticism while selling your ideas is critical. Giving direction will be as important as taking it, and you must be able to drive implementation of your ideas. We need a team player who values the best ideas, regardless of where they come from, and can create a clear picture of how they fit in the larger vision of the game.
WHAT YOU WOULD DO :
Work directly with the Lead Designer and Producer to help deliver the creative vision for the game
Fully understand the product goals and creative vision for the game
Own individual areas of the game design to document and communicate them
Build relationships on the development team to facilitate idea generation and feature implementation
Be an expert on gaming trends and have your finger on the pulse of the audience
Transition to a hands-on testing and tuning role late in the project to deliver the best possible game
WHAT YOU NEED :
4+ years game industry experience of which 2+ has been in a Designer-level capacity
Shipped a minimum of 1 title in a gameplay designer capacity
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent team work skills
Proven ability to document and communicate design ideas
Excellent knowledge of the video game industry
Be a driven individual who has a proven track record of delivering projects on time
Background in art, design, or engineering is a plus
SAMPLE WORK A BONUS: Exhibiting your design and communication skills with examples of written or visual design documentation will help us assess candidates.
We thank all applicants for applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted
Capcom Game Studio Vancouver - 2 years ago
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