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Senior Gameplay Designer - Game Team

Santa Monica, Los Angeles Interactive
Skydance Interactive, developers of the hit game The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners, is looking for a talented, organized, and motivated Senior Gameplay Designer. As the Senior Gameplay Designer, you will be responsible for driving the direction of gameplay design, and work with the Lead Designer and the Design team to help push that vision forward in establishing and building mechanics that fully demonstrate that gameplay in-game. #Interactive

Responsibilities

  • Work with Lead and team to brainstorm and develop gameplay ideas
  • Help drive the vision and implementation of various features and game systems
  • Owning specific features, systems, and missions – overseeing implementation and upkeep from creation to completion
  • Providing feedback and guidance to other designers – helping them stay on track and true to the overall vision of the game
  • At times, provide direction to junior and mid level designers
  • Requirements

  • Experience creating and scripting complicated level scenarios & combat encounters
  • Intimate familiarity with one or more game engines and development languages (visual scripting a plus)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to focus, self-task and work without micro-management while adhering to schedules
  • Previous experience as a designer on a game title
  • Pluses

  • In-depth understanding of Unreal Engine and Blueprint
  • Understanding of scripting/programming concepts using a language such as C#, Lua, Javascript, or Python
  • Working knowledge of Maya, 3DS Max or similar 3D package
  • UI Experience
  • Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
     
    Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special.