System Designer - HUNT

We are looking for a passionate and experienced  System Designer to work on Hunt: Showdown at our Frankfurt, Germany Studio.

The ideal candidate can communicate well between programmers and artists to design and implement complex, cutting edge Player and/or AI system for games

*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.
  • Take ownership of assigned features from concept to ship product.
  • Iterate on system functionality based on feedback.
  • Contribute creative design ideas across the whole project.
  • Balance and adjust systems to create fun game play.
  • Work with other departments to ensure all required resources are scheduled and delivered.
  • Contribute tool and workflow improvement ideas.
  • Work closely with QA to debug systems.
Requirements
  • 2+ years of professional work experience in the game industry, with experience in a System Design capacity.
  • Solid technical skill set and experience with scripting.
  • Experience using visual scripting languages such as Schematyc, Blueprints etc.
  • Working knowledge of game engines, preferably CRYENGINE.
  • Strong knowledge of the principles of game design and theory.
  • Experience in creating player and AI systems.
  • Previous experience in creating design documentation.
  • Deep passion for gaming, preferably FPS games.
  • Team player and self-driven.
  • Willing to learn.
  • Solid English skills, good communication skills with strong affinity for transparency.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.
Pluses
  • Strong math skills.
  • Programming experience.
  • C++ knowledge.
  • Previous work with Behavior Trees.
  • Multiplayer design and balancing experience.
  • Experience in creating core mechanics for player and AI systems.
What you can expect from us
  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
  • Working with cutting edge technology
  • 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.
  • Support with your first accommodation and help in finding a private apartment....and many more!

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