Senior System Designer

Crytek is looking for a passionate and experienced Senior System Designer who can communicate well between programmers and artists to design and implement complex, cutting edge Player and/or AI system for games.

Candidate must be proficient in using visual scripting to create high quality gameplay systems.

*Required documents that allow a careful evaluation of your application are resume, cover letter and additional samples*

Responsibilities
  • Design and implement complex Player and or AI systems using visual scripting.
  • Design, create and maintain asset databases for the above systems, using CRYENGINE.
  • Iterate on behaviors and system functionality based on feedback.
  • Contribute creative design ideas to the project.
  • Balance and adjust systems to create fun game play.
  • Work with other departments to ensure all required resources are scheduled and delivered.
  • Be a technical knowledge source for other members of the development team.
  • Contribute tool and workflow improvement ideas.
  • Work closely with QA to debug systems.
Requirements
  • 4+ years of professional work experience in the game industry, with at least 2 years in a Senior System Design capacity.
  • Excellent technical skills.
  • Strong scripting ability.
  • Extensive experience using visual scripting languages such as Schematyc, Flowgraph, Blueprint etc.
  • Excellent working knowledge with game engines, preferably CRYENGINE.
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles of game design.
  • Experience in creating player and AI systems.
  • Strong documentation ability.
  • Team player, self-driven and willing to learn.
  • Solid English skills, good communication skills with strong affinity for transparence.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.
Pluses
  • Strong math skills.
  • Programming ability.
  • C++ knowledge.
  • Behavior Tree knowledge.
  • Multiplayer system design and balancing experience.
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 onsite German lessons for our employees and partners / spouses.
  • 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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Crytek is an independent video game developer, publisher, and technology provider based in Frankfurt, Germany.

Crytek pushes the boundaries of the possible to make the impossible a reality. We want to create the most fun gaming experiences around, and if we have to blow up computer system requirements or push genre boundaries to do so, then we will. With almost two decades of experience in the games industry, Crytek takes its unique combination of experience and skills and continue to make an impact via innovative, fun, cutting-edge games and technology.

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