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Associate Designer

Ubisoft
Cary NC us
13 days ago

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Job Description

Red Storm Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for a passionate Associate Game Designer to join our world class team! As an associate designer you will help drive the development of multiple support systems and have a hand in analyzing playtest feedback and tuning features to create the best player experience possible.

Major Responsibilities:

· Own Support Systems – Take a key role to drive the development of support systems such as Leaderboards and Benchmarking tools that help support the projects core gameplay.

· Design and Document – Assist the lead designer and other designers to flesh out feature designs and documentation for all assigned features.

· Assist in implementation – Work with technical designers to learn and utilize the tools provided by the project team to implement gameplay as directed.

· Assist in driving feature development - Constantly review the progress of the game and suggest adjustments of assigned features to match the vision.

· Assist design group –Provide feedback to other designers on ideas, features, gameplay, and design documents and contribute actively to brainstorming sessions.

· Understand and support Game Vision – Have a proficient knowledge of the core vision of the game, design documentation and in-game implementation to assist the Lead Designer in disseminating the vision to any audience.

· Regular Playtesting – Remain knowledgeable of the entire game throughout production to assist in productive playtesting sessions and to provide actionable feedback.

· Competitive Analysis – Periodically play and complete analysis of relevant competitor’s games and features.

· Be self-driven - Produce work in an efficient and timely manner, adhering to an agreed-upon schedule.

Qualifications

· Strong verbal and written communication skills

· 1+ years of design experience preferred

· Extensive knowledge of games in many genres across all platforms

· Demonstrated ability to effectively document original ideas and concepts

· Strong interpersonal skills—able to interact with team members of different disciplines

· Willingness to respond to and adapt to constructive criticism

· Working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications

· Deep passion for games as a craft

· Good positive attitude and outlook

· Familiarity with Ubisoft products

· Experience with multiplayer games, open world games, role playing games, and/or live games preferred

· College degree in related field preferred

· Candidates for this position should be prepared to provide samples, including game scripts, design documents, and/or writing samples

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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