Gameplay Designer

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate closely with programming team to develop and refine gameplay mechanics and features.
  • Explore game design through rapid prototyping, ensuring sound architectural decisions are made.
  • Design game mechanics and features, including understanding Live games and developing hypotheses.
  • Create and balance the game for stickiness and providing an engaging player experience.
  • Maintain thorough design documentation to ensure knowledge throughout team.
  • Enhance existing gameplay systems by optimizing and resolving bugs.
  • Strong analytical skills coupled with creative problem-solving abilities, capable of innovating and devising unique solutions.

Qualifications

  • Intermediate C++ experience and blueprints experience, and structuring gameplay mechanics.
  • Significant experience in Unreal Engine 5.
  • Deep understanding of games and the capability to critique existing game designs, with a particular interest in online gaming.
  • Proven experience in professional game development, ideally with a track record of shipping AAA titles on multiple platforms.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Self-motivated, possessing a strong work ethic, and adept at working autonomously.

At Walker Labs, we put value in our team. We offer very competitive salaries, encourage collaboration and entrust our employees with creative agency and ownership. We also pride ourselves in having a healthy work-life balance, and offer flexibility with family commitments and other personal matters where possible. . We invite you to join our team to venture into the unknown to bring new and exciting experiences to gamers.

Walker Labs is committed to inclusion and diversity. We ensure we give equal opportunities to all of our employees and provide a safe workplace where everyone is valued and heard — without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or other characteristics.

If this role doesn’t quite match what you’re looking for we would still love to hear from you and how you feel you can bring value to our team and project. Feel free to apply to us via the contact form.

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