Senior Game Designer
We have been around for 26 years, we have been in the early days of MMOs. We are the team that made Conan Exiles. We make games with an edge, and we have a great time doing it!
Now, Funcom is working on an open-world multiplayer survival game set in the universe of Dune. As a part of this team, you will take part in bringing this amazing world to life, while pushing the boundaries of quality and gameplay in the survival genre.
Due to the complexity and scope of the project, our development team needs 2 more Senior Game Designers to join the team. This is a position where the right candidate will be able to directly influence the player’s journey throughout the game to create a game where people feel engaged.
As a Senior Game Designer at Funcom, your job will be to turn visions and ideas into playable events. You will collaborate with the Level/Game Designers and Environment Artist to build engaging play spaces and translate a feature design into a fleshed-out system design with clear iterations. Additional duties include assisting with content creation for game development and assisting with quality control of all products.
We are looking for someone that has:
- 5+ years of experience as a game designer
- Preferably, experience working in survival games
- Extensive experience playing survival in multiple titles
- At least 1 shipped AAA title as a designer
- Strong sense of level design, scale, pacing, and gameplay flow
- General understanding of game engines, technology and the game development process
- Experience with Gameplay Scripting
We are a Scandinavian company and follow Scandinavian work values. For you, that means a flat structure in which you can thrive, be yourself, and leave a mark in the studio and become an ambassador for our company values. We focus on Agile/Scrum methodology, and heavily value the importance of work-life-balance in employee culture. Funcom values close-knit, collaborative individuals who crave creative ownership, a drive for constructive input, and a never-ending pursuit of evolution and quality.
The Funcom Oslo studio is a professional working environment with an international work culture, close to 100 people from over 25 different nationalities in one of the happiest countries in the world. Funcom is an international and varied environment in which people has one thing in common – their love for making and playing videogames.
Located in central downtown Oslo, the studio is situated in a modern office building surrounded by a cozy area with lots of sights, restaurants, and cafés.
Working at Funcom Oslo offers a flexible 37.5h/week working schedule, relocation assistance, pension plan, healthcare package, social Fridays, free access to gym, and a long list of other benefits. Even more: working at Funcom means being part of a family of kind, skilled and professional colleagues that share a passion for games!
We have a dynamic, inclusive, challenging and engaging work culture, with a basis of continued training and career development opportunities. Come join us in a friendly environment of enthusiastic professionals willing to go the extra mile to deliver world-class games.