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Generalist Game Designer

Posted: about 2 months
Design
Full-Time
Mid-Level
Position Overview:
As a Generalist Game Designer at Cold Symmetry you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the core gameplay mechanics and systems of our upcoming project. We're looking for an individual with a strong background in encounter design, technical design, systems design, and combat design. Experience with Unreal Engine, Unreal Blueprints, and a genuine passion for challenging games, particularly Souls-like and Roguelike genres, are essential.

You’ll Own

  • Encounter Design
    • Design challenging and engaging encounters that keep players on their toes.
    • Implement environmental storytelling elements within levels to enhance the overall player experience.
  • Technical Design:
    • Utilize Unreal Engine and blueprints to implement and fine-tune gameplay mechanics.
    • Work closely with programmers to optimize game systems for performance and responsiveness.
  • Systems Design:
    • Design and implement player progression, itemization, and customization systems that enhance the overall gameplay experience.
    • Collaborate with the team to ensure a cohesive and immersive world that aligns with the project's vision.
  • Combat Design
    • Develop, iterate, and balance combat mechanics that deliver an intense and satisfying experience reminiscent of Souls-like games.
    • Collaborate closely with animators and artists to ensure seamless integration of combat animations and effects.


Your XP and Skills: 

  • Proven experience in game design
  • Proficiency in Unreal Engine and experience with Unreal Blueprints.
  • Strong 3D game design experience, with a portfolio showcasing relevant work.
  • Passion for and experience with challenging games, particularly Souls-like and Roguelike genres.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, as you'll be working closely with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to work autonomously, without micromanagement but still deliver on goals
  • Previous experience taking a game from concept through to launch and being able to contribute to the core of the early design loop
  • Self motivated and able work independently as part of a fully distributed and, at times, a-sync team to meet deadlines and milestone requirements


Bonus Skills:

  • Familiarity with procedural content generation and level design.
  • Scripting or programming experience.
  • Knowledge of other game development disciplines such as narrative design or level design.


**Please include work samples with your application, applications submitted without work examples will not be considered**



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About Cold Symmetry

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Cold Symmetry is the studio that created Mortal Shell - a successful, award-winning indie title crafted by a small and passionate team. As we grow bigger and aim to produce better games, we want to preserve our culture of autonomy, quality, creativity, and focus. We want to fill our team with people like us who set ambitious goals, are not afraid to take creative risks, and pour their heart and soul into making a game they love, and ultimately, would love to play. 
We are a distributed studio and all of our positions are fully remote. We are considering candidates from anywhere in the world as long as you're really good at what you do. What matters to us is that you're competent, resourceful, take extreme ownership in your specialized area, and have a burning desire to get things done. 

We’re hiring talented individuals now to work on our ambitious new IP. You’ll be joining a project in production with well-scoped goals and milestones. We’re a small team of industry veterans striving to make something incredible. Come join us.                      


If you have a passion for building and playing melee combat action rpgs, we want to hear from you.     

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