Senior Game Designer - Enemies

We are looking for a passionate and experienced Senior Enemy Designer to work on an unannounced AAA project in our Frankfurt, Germany based studio.
 
As a Senior Enemy Designer, you will be responsible for designing enemy types and AI behavior in line with the project's gameplay goals. You will work closely with other specializations such as Gameplay Design, AI Programming and Character Art to bring compelling and memorable enemies to life.

*Required documents that allow a careful evaluation of your application are resume, cover letter and additional samples (Animation Demo Reel / Portfolio link)*
Responsibilities
  • Take ownership of enemy types, behavior and balancing from pitch to finish.
  • Play an active role in enemy implementation, working with other departments to ensure all required resources are scheduled and delivered as intended.
  • Run sanity check on game feature ideas with relevant stakeholders to get an overview for dependencies, restrictions and possibilities.
  • Create and maintain design documentation.
  • Test the game regularly to iterate on enemy-related features.
Requirements
  • AAA development background with at least 2 shipped titles.
  • Proven experience designing enemy types and AI combat behavior for action games.
  • Solid understanding of player motivation and game design theory. 
  • Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. 
  • Deep passion for gaming, preferably FPS sandbox games. 
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.
What you can expect from us
  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
  • Flexible work time.
  • FUN.
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
  • Free German lessons
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
  • Relocation support.
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment....and many more!

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