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Technical Systems Designer

First Contact is seeking a Technical Systems Designer to help us create high-end, immersive, next generation VR games. As an experienced Systems Designer, you will work directly with the design team and other key individuals across disciplines to deliver the highest quality product.

Area

Design

Job Type

Location

Full Time

Santa Monica, CA. USA

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with team leadership to design and implement new systems, game flows and loops

  • Create, maintain and champion design documentation

  • Work closely with developers to implement designs, driving iteration and tuning of systems

  • Develop clear gameplay goals for system behavior and game flow

  • Test and validate game systems through use of prototypes, simulation, live deployments and adapt systems accordingly

  • Lead by example, demonstrating a willingness to give and receive feedback, collaborate with others to share techniques, ideas, contributing to a positive working environment

  • Ability to learn and master new tools and techniques

  • Aptitude for solving complex technical problems

 
REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience

  • 6+ years experience in game development, designing, developing, and shipping major game systems in a published game

  • Experience with multiple aspects of game design discipline: concept, game progression, combat, interface, monetization, and playability testing

  • Strong math skills, linear algebra, statistics, and calculus

  • C++/C# and visual scripting and programming ability

  • Unreal 4 Experience

  • Excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills

  • Passion for VR and games

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HOW TO APPLY

Please send all required documents listed below to:

jobs@firstcontactent.com

      

SUBMISSION / PORTFOLIO REQUIREMENTS
  • Resume

  • Cover letter

  • Demo reel (if applicable)