Game Designer

Streamline Studios
Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

DESCRIPTION

A game designer is Streamline Studios is responsible for taking game ideas from concept to completion. You will be expected to be a storyteller, world builder, and architect of the overall game experience. This will mean that you will need to be a multi-talented individual and might even need to get involved directly with some scripting. You will be working closely with the game producer to ensure that the overall vision and direction of the game are adhered to.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under coordination of the Producer and Director, work with artists and programmers to make sure that the creative vision is fulfilled
  • Design fun and immersive gameplay mechanics and meta-game features drive them from concept and documentation through prototyping, polish, and release
  • Creates and maintains design documentation that keep pace with the project's progress, and accurately conveys all necessary information to the Design, Art, and Engineering teams
  • Set clear creative goals and deliverables for the Art and Engineering teams
  • Developing exciting new enemy groups for players to combat• Creating fun and balanced missions and encounters. Balancing and tuning each mission or area to create combat experiences that are fun for diverse playstyles
  • Assist in checking and ensuring the quality of game version, and ensure the features are implemented correctly
  • Proactively work to improve the product on a day-to-day basis (e.g. propose improvements to levels, features etc)
  • Creating a new system to further the depth and replayability of our games

Skills & Requirements

Requirements

  • 3+ years of professional game design experience: Proven experience implementing complete systems from concept to delivery
  • Strong knowledge of Game Design concepts (gameplay, learning curve, core game loop, balancing, reward system, player retention mechanics, etc)
  • Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal. Able to illustrate and/or prototype ideas visually using standard industry tools (Photoshop, 3D Studio Max, etc.)
  • Strong sense of accountability and ownership
  • Ability to work well under pressure and with deadlines
  • Veteran game player: Knowledge of classic console video games, their flagship titles and their audience
  • Deep understanding of the games industry landscape, market opportunities and player expectations
  • Experience with Unreal Engine

Beneficial Skills

  • Shipped at least one title, physically (i.e. on disc), on a console platform
  • Familiar with current-generation (PS4/XB1) TRC/TCRs

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

About the Company

Partners in independent, focused creativity and execution, Streamline Studios provides expert customized solutions for the top producers in the industry.  A leading video game developer, Streamline's bespoke art and technology is successfully employed by major game publishers, film studios, and brands, including Square Enix's Final Fantasy® XV, Capcom's Street Fighter® V, Take 2's Bioshock Infinite, James Cameron's Avatar, and Coca-Cola. Deploying cutting-edge production and development platform, Streamframe®, Streamline delivered on more than 300 AAA productions since 2001.