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Senior Combat Designer in Boston, Massachusetts
Posted December 1, 2022

Senior Combat Designer
Boston, MA, USA
Possible remote option for experienced candidates

CREATE AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE

  • Join an indie studio in a high-growth mode that is working on an ambitious and exciting new project
  • Work alongside the creators of The Flame in the Flood and Drake Hollow

LEVEL UP WITH THIS CREW

  • 100% company paid medical, dental, and vision plans available – for employees and dependents
  • 401K with matching
  • Company paid long & short term disability plans, and life insurance
  • Profit sharing plan
  • Unlimited PTO and flexible schedule
  • Environmental company paid offset of employees’ carbon footprint via Wren.co
  • Positions worked in office are hybrid: M/W/F work from home & T/Th work in office, with lunch provided on the in office days
  • Dog friendly office

MAKE AN IMPACT

  • Develop and refine our approach to combat and foundational combat systems.
  • Pitch, prototype, implement, balance and ship a wide variety of enemy types, including core enemies and bosses.
  • Tune the combat experience at the micro level: animation lengths, i-frames, damage volumes, etc.
  • Implement each character type’s combat behavior using techniques such as behavior trees, animation graphs and blueprint.
  • Work with character art, animation, VFX and audio to ship characters with state-of-the-art levels of polish.
  • Help balance combat-related systems such as player leveling and experience, weapons, and damage.
  • Produce documentation to communicate your proposals and designs, and work with production to ensure they can be implemented with the time and resources available

SHOW US YOUR SKILLS

  • Prior experience on a shipping game.
  • Candidates must have a US work permit or citizenship.
  • The ability to communicate fluently with engineering, art and production.
  • Curiosity, kindness, and a positive and professional can-do attitude

BONUS POINTS

  • Prior experience shipping a core game as a combat designer
  • Any kind of scripting experience, be it visual (such as Blueprint) or text-based (such as Python, Lua, or C#)
  • Unreal Engine 4 experience
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  • Employee Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Date Posted: December 1, 2022
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