Technical Designer

Reference: 4317 - Austin, Texas, United States

Job Overview: We are looking for a Technical Designer that is a designer or programmer by training and is known for being able to design, communicate and maintain game systems. Our technical designers will also be responsible for providing prototypes of systems to quickly prove functionality in early development as well as documentation of those systems and exploring how those systems can be used in other titles being developed at the company.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement  assigned  technical elements of a complete game feature by working in close collaboration with programmers, artists and production

  • Act as a technical expert on a small area of the game and ensure clear understanding of the designed system and how other team members use them during implementation

  • Contribute to data optimization and validation

  • Help test new features and tools before they are used by the rest of the team

  • Provide prototypes and documentation of gameplay features

The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job, and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities. 

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum 1-3 years in technical design, scripting or gameplay programming

  • Must have shipped a minimum of 1 title as a designer

  • Game systems design

  • Curiosity and drive to understand how things work

  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Adaptability, autonomy, proactivity

  • Structure, attention to detail, efficiency

  • Ability to clearly express ideas (spoken and written)

  • Ability to understand and communicate in technical language

  • User focus

  • Programming/scripting experience

  • UE4 and Unity experience is a plus

Lost Boys Interactive LLC is an equal opportunity employer.