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Principal Combat Designer in Montreal, Quebec
Posted June 1, 2023

Lead Combat Designer
Location – Remote ($100,000-$135,000)


  • Work with a world class team that is committed to changing the face of the entertainment industry
  • Work on a new and exciting, unannounced Action-RPG title
  • Work closely with the designers to develop our vision for melee combat, either on the enemy AI or on the player character core mechanics


  • Develop the combat vision of the game, including a focus on player's movement, combat, controls and camera
  • Demonstrate ability to create fantastic feeling combat actions through hands-on work in Unreal Engine
  • Manage and oversee the team developing the games enemy AI to ensure smooth interplay between the players abilities and AI behavior
  • Work with project leadership to hire, manage and grow the combat design team for the future
  • Collaborate with senior designers, animators, programmers, sound designers and vfx artists to develop a deep and accessible combat system


  • Significant professional experience as a Lead Combat and/or Lead Gameplay Designer with multiple shipped titles
  • Experience as a lead, both in managing a team and setting the creative vision for a department
  • Experience implementing and tuning animations, timing windows for attacks, blocks, hit reactions and other detailed elements of combat
  • Located and authorized to work in either the US or Canada 


  • Experience with Unreal Engine 5, Blueprint and/or Gameplay Ability System


  • Competitive salary 
  • Among Industry leaders in PTO and work life balance 
  • Flexible Work-From-Home options 
  • Comprehensive family health coverage 
  • Employee Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Montreal, Quebec
  • Date Posted: June 1, 2023
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