Senior System Designer

Reference: 8578 - Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, DE

Crytek is looking for a passionate and experienced Senior System Designer who can communicate well between programmers and artists to design and implement complex, cutting edge Player and/or AI system for games.This position is for an unannounced AAA project at our Frankfurt/Germany studio.

Candidate must be proficient in using visual scripting to create high quality gameplay systems.

*Required documents that allow a careful evaluation of your application are resume, cover letter and additional samples*

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Responsibilities
  • Design and implement complex Player and or AI systems using visual scripting.
  • Design, create and maintain asset databases for the above systems, using CRYENGINE.
  • Iterate on behaviors and system functionality based on feedback.
  • Contribute creative design ideas to the project.
  • Balance and adjust systems to create fun game play.
  • Work with other departments to ensure all required resources are scheduled and delivered.
  • Be a technical knowledge source for other members of the development team.
  • Contribute tool and workflow improvement ideas.
  • Work closely with QA to debug systems.

Requirements
  • 4+ years of professional work experience in the game industry, with at least 2 years in a Senior System Design capacity.
  • Excellent technical skills.
  • Strong scripting ability.
  • Extensive experience using visual scripting languages such as Schematyc, Flowgraph, Blueprint etc.
  • Excellent working knowledge with game engines, preferably CRYENGINE.
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles of game design.
  • Experience in creating player and AI systems.
  • Strong documentation ability.
  • Team player, self-driven and willing to learn.
  • Solid English skills, good communication skills with strong affinity for transparence.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.

Pluses
  • Strong math skills.
  • Programming ability.
  • C++ knowledge.
  • Behavior Tree knowledge.
  • Multiplayer system design and balancing experience.

What you can expect from us
  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
  • Flexible work time.
  • FUN.
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
  • Free German lessons
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
  • Relocation support.
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment....and many more!