Combat Lead

Sony Playstation
California, United States
8 days ago
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PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

We're looking for a Combat Lead to join the team! This individual will help with the decision-making, work quality, and constructive collaboration of a design team. They'll also help direct teams to shape compelling combat experiences by establishing a vision, setting goals, and evaluating progress for projects, processes, and policies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Specialization: This role is specifically for a Combat Lead, who has experience developing and working with other disciplines on core combat systems, ranging from the player combat experience to enemy AI. Understanding how the core combat evolves over the course of the game to keep the player engaged, and how new challenges to that core experience are essential for continued engagement is a must.

Education and/or Experience: Eight plus years of professional game design experience in a combat-centric design role.

Technical Skills: Advanced knowledge and experience with level editing tools and scripting (Unreal Engine, Unity, or similar editors). Intermediate knowledge of Maya or other major 3D modeling programs. Adobe Illustrator experience and Photoshop skills are a plus. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

Other Skills:

Please submit your resume, portfolio/website, and cover letter to be considered. We look forward to reviewing your submission!

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

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