Technical Designer (f/m/d)

We are currently seeking a talented and experienced Technical Designer to work with us on an unannounced project. Join us in shaping the direction of the project as a driving force in Technical Design and push the boundaries to deliver a unique player experience. We’re looking for people who love the idea of working together in interdisciplinary teams and in a fast-paced and professional environment.

As Technical Designer at YAGER you will

• Work closely with Designers and Engineers acting as an interface between them
• Implement or extend features that require work with content and script or code
• Find solutions to complex problems and enable others to overcome technical challenges
• Represent the tech department for game and level designers
• Support, educate and troubleshoot. Be a go to person for various Unreal Engine related issues
• Identify workflow issues within the design department and suggest / implement solutions
• Be familiar with blueprint architecture and scripting guidelines and ensure that they are followed through
• Review and improve the interface between code and blueprint functionality
• Create gameplay prototypes and their final in-game implementation using Unreal Editor and Unreal’s scripting system (Blueprint)
• Collaborate with departmental leads and design team to develop core concepts and game content
• Meet deadlines and manage tasks effectively
• Document new gameplay systems
• Collaborate with Technical Art to create the workflows and production paradigm for level building (e.g. modular systems)


Qualifications
• 3+ years of technical design experience; previous design experience on shipped AAA action game titles or Unreal Engine mobile titles
• Have a broad knowledge of Unreal Engine's gameplay systems and feature set and apply them to our games
• Strong understanding of multiplayer technical design
• Strong understanding of the fundamentals of game design
• Demonstrable success in creating compelling player experiences (game play, scenarios, activities, encounters)
• Ability to take and apply direction and work well in a team environment
• Experience with scripting languages, either visual or text based, such as Unreal’s Blueprints
• Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
• Passionate about videogames

Desirable skills
• Experience with level designing for cooperative multiplayer games
• Experience with scripting network replicated actors for multiplayer games
• Experience with multiple platforms: PC, consoles, mobile


Employment details
• Full-time and on-site
• Status: employment
• Start: asap


Benefits
We support you all the way
Relocation bonus and ongoing support and assistance
Occupational pension scheme

We care about your well-being
Flexible working hours
Fresh fruit and vegetables every day
Hot and cold beverages of your choice
In-house massage

We encourage continuous learning
Extensive games/books library
Dedicated Talent Development Manager
Participation at various game conferences

We know how to have fun
A variety of exciting Team Events
Summer and Christmas Party
Beer and soft drinks for Friday meetings


Join our Team!
If this sounds like you, and you love to work in a creative environment with people passionate about their work, please send us your application using our online form.