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Technical Designer

Division: Bethesda Game Studios - Austin | Department: Design | Location: Austin , TX, US

Bethesda Game Studios Austin is looking for a Technical Designer with a passion for scripting, firefighting, improving workflow pipelines, and solving tough technical design challenges.  Our ideal candidate can meld design and programming to reach high quality efficient and scalable solutions that ultimately result in fun!



  • Create and manage general-purpose scripts used across multiple game systems and quests
  • Design and implement various gameplay systems
  • Troubleshoot technical issues and help fellow team members track down difficult issues
  • Be an advocate of the tool base and implement improvements to internal pipelines where it makes sense
  • Be able to optimize and critique other game scripts and assist fellow designers in implementing features


  • 1+ year(s) of relevant industry experience
  • Excellent knowledge and proficiency using and debugging written scripting languages
  • Creativity and strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Create easy to follow design documentation
  • Excellent math skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with a variety of established game toolsets
  • Knowledge and understanding of game design fundamentals
  • Candidate must be willing to take a short test that includes both scripting and design sections

Desired Skills

  • Previous experience in a design role with a technical design background
  • Experience creating mods or content for BGS games using the CreationKit
  • Programming experience (C++, C#)
  • Scripting experience (Papyrus)
  • Experience in multiplayer games and multiplayer scripting


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