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Game Systems Designer

Division: Arkane Studios - France | Department: Design | Location: Lyon , FR

The Game Systems Designer will oversee the design, implementation and tuning of game systems to ensure the best moment-to-moment gameplay experience.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the creative director and lead the effort to develop some of the game systems in support of the project’s goals
  • Work hand in hand with other system designers to ensure consistency between all the game systems
  • Lead a team of developers (including gameplay programmers, animators, UI artist, sound engineer..) to implement and polish the systems he/her is in charge of
  • Generate design documentation to clearly communicate ideas and goals to the team 
  • Drive his/her team to meet the project deadlines and objectives by following the Arkane agile/scrum processes
  • Identify issues and offer solutions related to gameplay and play balance
  • Collaborate actively with the QA team, from the first internal playtests to the functional and certification tests to ensure the best quality of the game systems

Requirements

  • You have already worked and shipped a AAA game as a game designer
  • Experience with system-driven games
  • Knowledge of iterative development and rapid prototyping

Working as an Arkanite

Arkane Studios' iconic brands such as Dishonored®, Dishonored 2® and Prey® have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers. Our company provides technical, design and artistic leadership as a world-renowned game developer and technology innovator since its founding in 1999.
Our studio is professional with a relaxed working atmosphere located in the trendy area of Lyon Confluence - a hot spot for nature, sports, food, and music.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, incl. private medical insurance, flex hours, up to 30 paid vacations days per year, sports program, transport compensation, onboarding program, free Fridays etc.

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