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Firaxis Games is seeking a talented and inspired designer to join our award-winning development team. We are looking for someone with experience designing movement, cameras, and combat systems in 3rd person games. Firaxis is a highly collaborative and iterative environment, therefore we are looking for someone who can communicate easily and effectively with coders, designers, and artists.

Responsibilities:

  • Design relationship between player inputs and the reactions of on-screen character, and the representation in the game’s camera.
    • Details including button mapping, character control, ability use, camera manipulation, and more
  • Work closely with artists and engineers to deliver visuals that support the design.
  • Collaborate with other designers and leadership to build complimentary systems, features, and content.
  • Utilize objective data and feedback from user-testing to iterate, fix, and improve designs.
  • Provide input on menu controls and feedback.
  • Identify, offer feedback/solutions, and iterate on existing game design shortcomings.
  • Clearly communicate updates and concerns to their manager.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years industry experience as a Combat or 3C designer (camera, control, character)
  • Shipped a 3rd person game as a Combat or 3C designer role.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated and passionate about making games.
  • Must be flexible with schedule changes and shifting timetables.
  • Unreal Engine 4+ experience.

Knowledge and experience with C/C++ or a scripting language a plus.

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