ZeniMax Online Studios is seeking a Senior Multiplayer Systems Designer to join our studio for the development of our next AAA game. This is a chance to join an experienced group of developers in pre-production for a major new IP. The Senior Multiplayer Systems Designer works under the Multiplayer Lead and works with the rest of the project team to support the creation and maintenance of multiplayer mechanics, systems, and social features. They are responsible for systems that will create a positive and engaging multiplayer experience with the aim of positive engagement and long-term retention. They will aid in facilitating social interactions between players, while adhering to team values and best practices.
The preferred location for this role is Madison, WI, Hunt Valley, MD, or Austin, TX. Will consider remote.
Create and maintain documentation for new and existing multiplayer systems
Develop expertise on all in-game systems behavior and interdependencies including proprietary toolsets
Work with other design leads in developing holistic multiplayer gameplay aimed at making the multiplayer experience a value add for players
Function effectively as a multiplayer representative in collaborative, cross-disciplinary feature development teams
Utilize business intelligence reporting to drive data informed insights into multiplayer behavior
Provide, receive, and integrate feedback on areas of responsibility related to multiplayer
Performing research and comparative analysis on other multiplayer games
Other duties assigned by the Multiplayer Lead, Experience Director, and Creative Director
5+ years of experience developing or maintaining systems in a shipped or live multiplayer game
Technical writing familiarity with close attention to detail
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong collaborative approach to Design