Game Designer

Location:

Stockholm

Discipline:

Design

Level:

Mid

Salary:

Competitive

Negotiable

Contract:

Full Time

Posted:

March 7, 2024

Innovation, state-of-the-art tech, and endless talent lie at the heart of this Swedish game development studio. Based in Stockholm and comprised of industry veterans previously working on the Battlefield series, this company is currently working on a sci-fi bloodsport, squad-based, free-to-play multiplayer shooter soon to be released. If you’re looking for a challenge that tests your technical and artistic skills or just want to work with one of the leading developers in Sweden, this is the right place to do so!

Responsibilities and Requirements 

Our client is looking for a talented Game Designer to join one of the game teams at the studio, currently numbering around ~100 developers. 

As a Game Designer, you will be responsible for detailed design work on a project, writing, iterating and implementing designs for features and mechanics, delivering high quality, balanced, and scalable systems and player experiences for a 3D PvP Action Game, with large Live Service ambitions. 

You will collaborate closely with the Design Director and other project designers in refining concepts and ideas into tangible designs, prototypes and features, as well as Production leadership, helping in articulating and establishing estimates, project scope and timelines. 

You will also own and spearhead game features and work hands-on in cross-disciplinary teams while implementing Gameplay Features with Animators, Coders and other design disciplines. 

  •  Design, establish and hone emergent gameplay systems, including destruction and physics, as well as elemental gameplay 
  •  Design, implementation, tweaking and balancing of weapons and character abilities
  •  PvP Game Mode design and implementation 
  •  Game camera, character movement and control design 

About You

 

  •  3+ years of experience designing and making games and a proven track record with shipped games. 
  •  A good grasp of AAA PvP gameplay and systems design, including player psychology, UX design, and gameplay mechanics and dynamics. 
  •  Proficiency with the Unreal Engine and experience with Blueprints and scripting.  A creative and curious mind. 
  •  A good knowledge and familiarity with the various game maker disciplines, coding, animation, game physics, 3D Art, etc. 
  •  A great creative collaborator in cross-disciplinary groups 
  •  Professional English communication skills. 

Benefits and Perks 

  •  Competitive salaries and bonuses 
  •  Passionate colleagues to share knowledge with 
  •  An inclusive, diverse work environment 
  •  A state-of-the-art office in the very heart of Stockholm, with incredible vistas, a terrace with baristas and food service, and a game room for you and your colleagues to enjoy 

About Us 

At haptic™, we know that people-first recruitment is fundamental to our success. We work closely with talented candidates and innovative studios to offer the best opportunities and build the most promising teams. 

Operating on the belief that a studio’s strength comes from the team they build to bring their ideas to life, we are committed to assembling the most talented, diverse game makers. 

As part of this pledge, whenever you apply for a job with us, one of our specialist recruiters will support you through each stage. From introductions and interviews to accepting an offer and submitting your resignation, we’re always here to help.

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