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Technical Designer - HUNT

Crytek
Employer Crytek
Category Design
Salary
Location Germany
Reference 936

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Technical Designer to support our Game development team with designing and implementing complex, cutting edge Player and/or AI system for games.

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 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.
  • Be a technical knowledge source for other members of the development team.
  • Drive tool and workflow improvements.
  • Work closely with QA to debug systems.

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience in technical design capacity preferably within the games industry.
  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience.
  • Proficiency in visual scripting languages such as Schematyc, Blueprints etc.
  • Strong technical skill set and experience with scripting.
  • Experience working with game engines, preferably CRYENGINE.
  • Good knowledge of the principles of game design and theory.
  • Strong technical documentation ability.
  • Programming experience.
  • 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.
  • Experience in creating player and AI systems.
  • Experience working with a mod team.
  • C++ knowledge.
  • Previous work with Behavior Trees.
  • Multiplayer design and balancing experience.

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!

About Crytek

Crytek is an independent videogame developer, publisher, and technology provider dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming with its cutting-edge 3D game development solution CRYENGINE. With headquarters in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and studios in Kiev (Ukraine), and Istanbul (Turkey), Crytek has created multiple award-winning titles, including the original Far Cry, the Crysis series, Ryse: Son of Rome, Warface, The Climb, Robinson: The Journey and Hunt: Showdown. Crytek delivers fun and innovative gaming experiences for PC, consoles, and VR and continues to grow its reach in the games-as-a-service market. Every Crytek game is created with CRYENGINE, which can be used by anyone to create games on a Pay What You Want business model.

For more information visit www.crytek.com - www.cryengine.com and www.huntshowdown.com