Senior Technical Designer

Senior Technical Designer
Los Angeles, CA
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We're looking for a talented Senior Technical Designer to help us bring the magical world of Xadia to life in our new multiplayer game based on the Emmy® Award-winning Netflix series, The Dragon Prince!

As a Senior Technical Designer, you have the ultimate wombo-combo of passion for game design + strong technical abilities, and are capable of solving challenging gameplay problems with both empathy for our players and expertise of your craft. We're a team of doers, so the ideal candidate will take their ideas all the way from thought bubbles to full implementation in-game.

You Will:

  • Design, implement, and maintain game content in our proprietary scripting language  
  • Create, pitch, and implement new content including levels, epic set pieces, and scripted experiences for the player
  • Collaborate with other designers to optimize content creation pipelines
  • Work extensively in Unreal Blueprints
  • Organize and run feedback sessions; coordinate with fellow designers to plan next steps
  • Work closely with engineers to stand up and maintain new features

You Are:

  • Effective at communicating your ideas and can both provide and implement constructive feedback
  • Knowledgeable of cooperative multiplayer gameplay
  • Highly collaborative, with the ability to cultivate and maintain relationships with other disciplines
  • An advocate for internal developers to help solve hard problems and a champion for the players to create an extraordinary game experience

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in a Technical Design or Content Design role
  • Exceptionally strong scripting abilities and deep understanding of state machines

Desired Qualifications:

  • Unreal Engine 4 experience
  • At least one shipped title in a senior role

The annual base pay range for this position in Los Angeles, California is $90,000 USD - $150,000 USD. Pay is based on market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and overall experience. In addition to base pay, all full-time positions will receive equity, flexible PTO, unlimited sick leave, parental leave, a full range of medical, dental, and vision insurance, and relocation support as part of the overall compensation package. 

Wonderstorm Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees, and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.