Senior Game Designer

DesignFull TimeBritish Columbia

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Piranha Games Inc. shares the increasing global concern about COVID-19 and we take the situation very seriously. To adjust to the current situation, we are still running our business as usual, while working remotely. We are currently hiring remote staff to join our team as we remain flexible for as long as is necessary to keep our employees and our community safe. Remote positions will eventually be required to work in the Vancouver office once it is safe to do so.


WHY YOU SHOULD WORK WITH PGI:

  • Flexible Schedules
  • Social Events
  • Comprehensive Benefits

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with the Creative Director/Lead Designer/ Project Producer on game design initiatives
  • Collaborate with other disciplinary teams through the creation and implementation of compelling mission and world content
  • Work alongside the team to prototype and implement in-game content
  • Gather, acknowledge, and respond to internal feedback, and adjust design as necessary
  • Take ownership of the design of major game components; documenting design implementation plans for all developers
  • Communicate major design decisions and issues with the Producer, Creative Director, and Project Manager
  • Ensure all content produced can be easily updated by other designers
  • Guide and mentor Game Designers with design skills and sensibilities
  • Troubleshoot complex problems as they arise and construct solutions to unforeseen design problems and game risks
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5+ years of industry experience in game design, with at least 3 AAA credited title for console or PC
  • Strong understanding of systemic game design and mechanics balancing with the ability to create and oversee the implementation of features from initial concept
  • Ability to handle technical aspects of game design such as pipeline concerns and system mechanics
  • Demonstrate understanding of clever and efficient design to optimize for experience, development time and technical constraints
  • A problem solver with an analytical mind and critical thinking skill
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to think of creative solutions to technical limitations of a game engine
  • Experience working within Agile Game Development methodologies
  • Strong efficiency in communication/documentation tools like Microsoft Office/Adobe Creative Suite

Piranha Games is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Should you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at recruiting@piranhagames.com.


We thank you for your interest in this position. Due to the amount of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.