NUKKLEAR is hiring Senior Game Designer (Remote Job)

Senior Game Designer 100% REMOTE

Posted: 25 days
Design
Full-Time
Senior
Position: Senior Game Designer 
Location: Remote  
Contract/For Hire: Full-time  
 
NUKKLEAR is an independent game development studio based in Hannover with team members working remote from all around the world. We are looking for our next full-time Lead Game Designer to join the team and work on our next AAA title within the DUNE-Franchise.
 
As a Senior Game Designer at NUKKLEAR, your day-to-day tasks involve preparing and presenting high- to low-level design goals from and to the director’s board, designing features and taking them through the full development cycle from high-level design to shippable quality as well as maintaining and balancing them.  
 
This includes: 
 
•      Efficient communication of design goals 
•      Understanding of high-level design request and being able to translate them into low-level design documents  
•      Taking full ownership and responsibility for features while keeping an eye on dependencies and deadlines
•      Collaborate across disciplines and teams to make sure that the features are designed and implemented in the best possible way 
•      Hands on in-engine work with balancing and prototyping
•      Be as a source of truth for the dev-team, keep an overview of the project and proactively support when questions arise
 
Requirements:  
 
•      5+ years of experience in Game Design roles

•      Strong understanding of agile development processes, workflows, and tools
•      Previous experience as a Game Designer in an AAA environment 
•      Great understanding of game design fundamentals: game systems, balancing, flow, pacing, motivation, player guidance, etc. 
•      Good sense of what makes a gameplay experience engaging
•      Great collaboration and problem-solving skills  
•      Self-reliance, self-motivation, good communication skills, and team-player attitude  
•      Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English 
 
Bonuses:
  
•      Extensive knowledge of UE4 or another comparable AAA game engine  
•      Strong knowledge of scripting languages, preferably UE4 Blueprint System
•      Experience in designing features related to vehicle combat 
•      Extensive knowledge in open-world, survival, crafting and MMORPG genres
•      Experience working remote across different time zones
 
We offer:
 
•      Permanent remote position – work anywhere you want, within the core hours of the CEST time zone
•      Work with an experienced international team
•      A unique opportunity to work on an established Sci-Fi License 
•      Flexible work-life balance
•      26-30 Vacation days a year 
 
International applications are welcome, but relocating to Germany or eligibility to freelance from inside the EU are preferred. 
 
Please send your complete application documents including work samples, your portfolio, CV, your earliest start date and your salary expectation.
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About NUKKLEAR

NUKKLEAR is a game development studio based in Hanover, Germany, but the team is one without borders, geographical or otherwise. Since its inception, NUKKLEAR has built a team of the best talent they could find, from Germany to New Zealand, veteran game developers to rising stars. Professionalism, flexibility, and a little bit of rock and roll have been the foundation of the great work NUKKLEAR has done in their 10-plus year history.

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