The Senior Multiplayer Designer is responsible for driving the design and creation of engaging and innovative gameplay experiences. Working with every tool at hand and driving direction with interdisciplinary teams, the Senior Multiplayer Designer will apply critical thinking and imagination to engineer the game’s fun. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of exceeding expectations and meeting milestone deliverables. Leadership, communication, and team management will be the keys to success in this role, as well as a passion for making truly memorable games.
Work with the Design Director to understand project goals, priorities, and vision
Drive project goals, priorities, and vision across interdisciplinary teams to deliver high features from start to finish
Write & maintain design documentation and processes for owned features & work
Establish & maintain day-to-day workflows and processes for owned feature teams
Frequently manage JIRA items for owned features & work
Help to establish, drive, & maintain consistent metrics and standards across the design team to ensure high-quality results
Support & mentor members of the design team with feedback, engine assistance, and professional growth
Run & participate in daily playtests to collect feedback and create action items for owned feature teams
Identify and fix Design bugs
Collaborate with production team to maintain schedule and priorities of the design teams deliverables and bug fixes
5+ years game design experience
Designed, developed, and shipped 2+ titles
Experience developing core mechanics for a variety of experiences, including 1st or 3rd person shooters
Experience developing for both casual and competitive audiences
Excellent communicator who can shepard direction well and is willing to learn and teach others
The ability to sell, present, and talk through your design thinking, game mechanics and overall design goals to all levels of management
Passion for playing and making console and PC games
Maintain rich, thoughtful, candid communication, down and up in order to ensure the very best game is built
Able to develop and champion a strong design vision for a game system from concept to completion
Thorough knowledge of combat mechanics and design standards
Strong ability to analyze and adapt designs based on feedback and data
Collaborative, self-motivated, and effective time-management skills
Ability to quickly adapt to new tools, technologies, and development methodologies
Nice to have:
Experience developing gameplay design for a new IP
Experience designing for a Free-to-Play game
Experience in multiple design specializations (Character/Combat, Game Mode, and Level Design)
About Final Strike Games
Final Strike Games is a multiplayer focused game studio founded by industry veterans. FSG is currently developing AAA experiences for PC and Console. For more information please visit www.finalstrikegames.com.
Final Strike Games is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please let us know.
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