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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Milano

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

Ubisoft Milan is looking for a Senior Technical Game Designer to be involved in the production of a AAA title.
The ideal candidate has more than 5 years of experience as a Game Designer in the videogame industry with in-depth knowledge in how to deliver fun and compelling player experiences.

Responsibilities: 
pitch, design and prototype core game systems;
oversee the production and implementation of the technical elements of a complete game feature by working in close collaboration with TDs, programmers and collaborators in other departments;
act as a technical expert on the topic and ensure the tools, documents, technical support and dissemination of best practices (with the approval of the Lead Game Designer);
contribute to data optimization and validation by ensuring that colleagues comply with the technical standards that apply in the area of expertise, in keeping with budget constraints;
periodically provide feedback to TDs, including suggestions to improve tools and methods, bugs, etc;
as an expert user, help test new features and tools before they are deployed to the rest of the team;
create and maintain design documentation, including feature specification and implementation guidelines;
implement, balance and bug fix gameplay features, overseeing them from concept to final implementation;
collaborate with the team to ensure the implementation of systems into actual gameplay maintaining the overall balance between multiple gameplay systems.
Requirements:
3+ years of experience in videogame industry;
comfortable with both conceptual and practical aspect of game design;
deep knowledge of gameplay mechanics and player motivation;
technical background in programming or scripting;
open to constructive criticism and know how to listen and give feedbacks to others;
comfortable with a development schedule that is playtest-driven and focused on fast iterations and polish;
strong motivation and interpersonal skills;
excellent verbal and written communication skills;
fluent in English.

As a plus:
experience with 3D softwares and level building tools;
knowledge of UX Design.
understanding of player data analysis.
 

About the company

Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands. The teams throughout Ubisoft's worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms.

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