System Designer

Reference: 8579 - Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, DE

Crytek is looking for an experienced and passionate 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.

*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.
  • Take ownership of assigned features from concept to ship product.
  • Iterate on system functionality based on feedback.
  • Contribute creative design ideas across the whole project
  • Balance and adjust systems to create fun game play
  • Work with other departments to ensure all required resources are scheduled and delivered
  • Contribute tool and workflow improvement ideas
  • Work closely with QA to debug systems

Requirements
  • 2+ years of professional work experience in the game industry, with experience in a System Design capacity.
  • Solid technical skill set and experience with scripting.
  • Experience using visual scripting languages such as Schematyc, Blueprints etc.
  • Working knowledge of game engines, preferably CRYENGINE.
  • Strong knowledge of the principles of game design and theory.
  • Experience in creating player and AI systems.
  • Previous experience in creating design documentation.
  • Team player and self-driven.
  • Willing to learn.
  • Solid English skills, good communication skills with strong affinity for transparency.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.

Pluses
  • Strong math skills.
  • Programming experience.
  • C++ knowledge.
  • Previous work with Behavior Trees.
  • Multiplayer design and balancing experience.
  • Experience in creating core mechanics for player and AI systems.

What you can expect from us
  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
  • Working with cutting edge technology
  • 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.
  • Support with your first accommodation and help in finding a private apartment....and many more!