New World Interactive is hiring Senior Game Designer (Remote Job)

Senior Game Designer

Posted: about 1 month
A career at New World Interactive is about being part of a team working on some of the world's most creative FPS games. When you join NWI you would be welcomed into a friendly, inclusive environment where you can learn and collaborate with some of the industry's most talented people.

As a Senior Game Designer, you'll be the creative energy behind a specific set of game systems and mechanics. You will design compelling game systems, mechanics, and content through an iterative and hands-on process from conception to execution. You'll work with a team of programmers, artists, UX designers, producers to see their implementation.

What a Senior Game Designer will do:

  • Pitch, design, and prototype core game systems via blueprints in Unreal Engine
  • Create and maintain design documents, including feature specifications and implementation guidelines
  • Supply team members with adequate design documentation, functional specifications, and relevant examples
  • Implement, balance and bug fix gameplay features, overseeing them from concept to final implementation
  • Contribute to, and delegate or lead, the design of all new features and metasystems
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure the implementation of systems into actual gameplay, maintaining the overall balance between multiple gameplay systems.
  • Work with the Creative Director to align on the product road map

If you’re interested, you’ll need these skills or experiences:

  • 4+ years gaming industry experience 
  • Bachelor's degree in game design, computer science, or computer engineering
  • Portfolio of sample projects
  • Deep knowledge of Unreal Engine Blueprints
  • Enthusiasm for, and knowledge of, the gaming industry
  • Relevant certification in programming languages
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills

Additional skills or experiences that will move you up in the stack-ranking for considerations are:

  • Experience working on online FPS games
  • Shipped at least one game on PC and preferably also on console platforms
  • Experience working on multiplayer co-op games
  • Project management training
  • Familiarity with and the ability to communicate information visually
  • Experience with Confluence, Jira, Experience with Unreal Engine, Unreal Editor, and Blueprints
  • Strong understanding of how to build gameplay systems around AI
  • Critical thinker, who is both curious and resourceful
  • Exceptional ability to organized workflows, and understands the difference between opportunities vs. capabilities
  •  Understanding of, and ability to balance project objectives with business objectives

Company Benefits 

  • Supplemental benefits for employees and their families
                - Vision, Dental, Pharmaceutical, and more 

                - Life insurance 

                - Short-term disability insurance

  • Flexible work location opportunities (Home & Studio)
  • Educational allowance
  • Personal development allowance  
  • Paid time off 
  • Annual Bonus Opportunities
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