Video Game Designer - AAA Titles, Game Design
Volt Workforce Solutions - Redmond, WA

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Level 2 Video Game Designer
Unreal, Prefabs/Kismet Scripting/Matinee, Flash/Wwise, 2D/3D,
AAA Titles/Game Design

Volt Technical Resources has a long-term temporary position available for a Video Game Designer to work with Our Client in Redmond, WA.

Position

Our Client is ramping up production of a game, and is in need of Game Designers who can help build/script game levels. Specifically, they are looking for someone to get started as early as mid-February, and currently, it would be a full-time, 9-month position.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The Video Game Designer:
Develops level layouts, flow and balancing, within the limits specified by the game design and technical limits of the target platform.

Implements major game play features to high quality, focusing upon creating and implementing level designs.

Must have a clear understanding of and experience with creating exciting level/environment designs from paper to product. This includes look and feel, gray boxes, game moments, game-flow and balance.

Participates in meetings, weekly design reviews and planning as part of effective communication with the team.

Contributes to building a collaborative environment with all disciplines, including Production, art and Engineering.

Due to the file size of most portfolios, please do not email samples along with your resume/application - this will be requested at the time a Recruiter contacts you.

This is an estimated 6-12 month contingent/temporary position through Volt Technical & Creative Communication - a division of a Fortune 1000 publicly traded Staffing Industry Leader, which is headquartered in Redmond, Washington. We are among the largest IT staffing companies in the US for contingent/temporary and direct hire placements and support most of the top rated IT companies in the Pacific Northwest.

Requirements:
Required Skills for this Video Game Designer position include the following:

2+ years of industry experience a must

2+ years of Unreal experience required (i.e. knowledge of Prefabs, Kismet Scripting, Matinee)

Flash, Wwise and knowledge of 2D and 3D art package use preferred

Adobe Illustrator experience a plus

Minimum of one (1) Shipped AAA title with at least one (1) current console generation title

Prototyping skills required

Must have a pro-active work ethic, and be a capable and creative problem-solver who is not afraid of big challenges

Must possess excellent communication skills, both verbally and written

Must have a proven track record in AAA game design

Must have a passion for a broad range of game experiences, and be well-versed in market trends and styles

Must possess excellent organizational skills

Ability to implement, organize and be responsible for a large number of in-game assets

Instructions to begin the process: Due to the file size of most portfolios, please do not email samples along with your resume. Instead, please include a link to your online portfolio with resume submittal!

How to Apply: Please email your resume to Volt at: bothell0219@volt.com and reference the following job number and job title in your subject line to ensure it gets routed to the correct Recruiter to readily discuss this job with you: 300121-8572-12-271641 - Level Two Video Game Designer - AAA Titles, Game Design and include the website name where you saw this posting listed.

Our Recruiter will initiate a phone call to you and give you immediate consideration should your resume meet the job requirements. Please rest assured that if your resume matches what is reflected in this job posting, you should receive a phone call from a Volt Recruiter to discuss this position with you.

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Volt has a talented and optimistic staffing team focused on the quality of your career. Volt is a world leader in the staffing industry, boasting over 60 years of experience. We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions. We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent positions and offer competitive pay and benefits, as well as education programs and re-deployment assistance.

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