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Technical Designer

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Ninja Theory
Employer Ninja Theory
Category Design
Salary £23,000 - £32,000 per annum
Type Permanent
Location UK - East Anglia

Technical Designer

Salary: £23,000 - £32,000 per annum

Cambridge, UK

Permanent position

Ninja Theory – the makers of Heavenly Sword, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, DmC and Fightback – are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Technical Designer to work on our exciting projects. As part of the design team, you’ll act as a bridge between the designers and programmers ensuring design tasks can be easily integrated into a project without sacrificing either the overall design vision or exceeding the technical limits of the chosen platform. You’ll autonomously design and implement systems for gameplay, metagame & mechanics that drive the player experience demonstrating fun, emergent and interesting gameplay.

We’ll offer you a fun, hard-working and supportive environment in which you can quickly make a contribution – we can offer career development, training and promotion opportunities all within a stable yet industry leading studio. We only hire the strongest in their fields, so you can work with and learn from the best.


In addition to a competitive salary, we can also offer you:

  • Holiday – 23 days a year, rising 1 day a year to 33 days;
  • Contributory pension scheme;
  • Private Healthcare;
  • Bonus;
  • Specified contribution to any annual gym membership; and
  • Childcare vouchers & Cycle and Computer Scheme access.


Interested? Want to know more? Have a look at the careers section of our website at www.ninjatheory.com for the full job description. To apply, fill in our short application form which can be found on our careers page, as well as sending us your CV and a covering letter telling us why you should be our next Ninja to jobs@ninjatheory.com. Don’t forget to include some work samples or a showreel with your application!

This position has a closing date of 31st January 2014. We will aim to get back to you with feedback as soon as possible after this date. Please quote reference DV/TD/Jan14 in the subject bar.