Who We Are:
At Visual Concepts, we believe great games are made by diverse and empowered teams with a shared passion for play. As one of the world’s top game development studios, we have shipped over 100 multi-sku titles to critical acclaim and commercial success. Our teams are independent and entrepreneurial. Our studios in Agoura Hills, Novato, Orange County, Budapest, Shanghai, Seoul, and Austin are committed to artistry, technical innovation, and design innovation, offering top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.
What We Need:
Our Austin, TX studio is seeking a mid-level designer to help drive innovation and excellence in the legendary NBA 2K franchise.
What You Will Do:
- Work closely with other designers and team members to forge innovation in sports gaming
- Communicate designs clearly by way of prototypes, documentation, and visual guides
- Script game and camera logic
- Work closely with Design leadership to achieve amazing standards
- Learn from and grow with some of the top talent in the industry
Who We Think Will Be A Great Fit:
- At least 3+ years of experience in a mid-level designer role
- Skilled in every aspect of game design: mechanisms, systems, economy, etc.
- Deep understanding of game design fundamentals: communication, motivation, learning, balance, pacing, and flow
- Deep understanding of User Experience and the relationship between a designer and player
- Strong technical skills with experience in scripting and implementing designs
- Self-aware, life learner, always keeping up with the latest technology, workflow tips and tools
- Can work to specification and to schedule, in an existing pipeline, and equally work with minimal instruction if needed
Nice to Have:
- Psychology background
- Python/Mel Scripting
- A love for basketball
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