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You will help lead and guide our efforts to develop VR’s potential through the design, prototype and creation of novel interactive experiences that can serve as the proof of concept for VR games
You work well in groups. You smoothly coordinate and collaborate across multiple, diverse teams
You are as comfortable setting direction as you are getting your hands dirty
Rethinking everything about game design, from low level mechanics to experiential goals – and the possibilities that VR affords
Coordinating with the rest of the development team to prototype experiences using different formats (from paper to interactive/digital tools) and develop novel, interactive experiences for the Oculus Rift and Quest
Able to apply different design goals, moving from experimentation to tuning/iteration/polishing
Working with team leadership to establish production roadmaps for prototypes, products, and the development team itself
Establishing and building relationships between internal and when appropriate, external teams, and fostering collaboration amongst them
8+ years of game design experience including experience prototyping with little or no engineering support in a commercial game engine (Unreal, Unity)
Demonstrated interest and fluency in VR game/social design, and demonstrable adaptability to draw from a breadth of traditional game genres and mechanics
Experience in building and/or using models/scenes with 3D modeling tools, and to build prototypes and levels with those assets
Experience collaborating closely with the art, design, and engineering team
Experience shipping multiple high profile games
Experience prototyping games and bringing them into production – if you’ve worked on sequels, experience in introducing significant new systems to the franchise
Proven technical background: fluency in tools, scripting, and programming languages
Proven leadership experience in the gaming space
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Salary: $125,000 – $165,000
Based in Las Vegas, CA we are a fast-growing and established gaming solutions company that is revolutionizing the gaming industry as we know it! We are opening a brand new office in Las Vegas with established teams in every department and looking to add a Mathematician to our growing team.
Why join us?
Competitive Base Salary!
Flexible Work Schedules!
Accelerated Career Growth!
Is your background a fit? Apply if you meet this criteria:
An established gaming studio with several offices throughout the nation is looking to add a Game Designer to their growing team. It’s important that you have gaming experience within the casino industry.This role contributes to the overall financial success of the company by designing and directing the development of casino games that players want to play.
Collection and analysis of player and industry information to identify trends and design competitive games. This includes ongoing analysis of game earnings information.
Provide Studio team detailed design documentation of the product being are created
Work closely with all areas of the business to ensure the product is built to the proper specifications
Work with Studio Producer to deliver high quality on schedule game production.
Work with Sales to present games and collect customer feedback to meet their needs.
Generate next generation product ideas and intellectual property.
Stay up-to-date with gaming design trends with a focus in casino games
Contribute to documentation for regulatory submissions
Collaborate with other senior professionals on a range of other projects, supporting both core business and future ventures
Experience in both Agile and Waterfall project management environments
Participate in regular status meetings with all necessary stakeholders
Develops, maintains, and produces all necessary technical documentation for each product task assigned for both internal and regulatory purposes
Solid written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels throughout the organization and have strong working relationships within all levels of the organization.
Knowledge of all game development processes.
Required familiarity with casino games and game math.
Extensive knowledge of real money or social casino games and player psychology
5+ years of experience in game development or equivalent casino industry experience.
What makes us Epic?
At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.
Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.
What we do
Put your design skills to work at a cutting-edge company that challenges the norm. From character and level design to competitive gameplay and system design, help shape the future of interactive entertainment at Epic.
Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic.
What you’ll do
Epic Games is looking for Game Designers, ranging from entry level to experienced seniors, to join our team working on various projects in development ( Fortnite , Spyjinx, Battle Breakers , and various Special Projects). In this role, you’ll utilize your experience, knowledge of design tools, and a great sense of scale to push the quality of the project and delight players with fresh experiences.In this role, you will
- Designing fun experiences for our players. How can we think outside the box to deliver something new?
- Owning implementation of large parts of these experiences from start to finish. Blueprint Scripting, Replication, sequences, replays etc
- Be the go-to person for the implementation of complex content that stretches the capabilities of existing systems, or projects that require heavy artist/designer/engineer interaction
- Be an advocate for player experience and create compelling user stories
What we’re looking for
Strong familiarity with visual scripting languages; preferably Blueprints.
A broad skill set is a strength! We are a small team, so cross discipline skills are highly valued.
Ability to communicate your ideas and collaborate with others:
Create clear and concise design specs
Strong verbal communication of ideas to the team
Creating your own functional prototypes
You’re user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do.
Nice to have skills
Deep familiarity with Fortnite Battle Royale
Experience with network replication
Epic Games spans across 12 countries with 32 studios and 1,800+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.
Epic Job + Epic Benefits = Epic Life
Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay for 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. We offer coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, AD&D and Life Insurance, 401k.
All Epic employees enjoy drinks, snacks, and lunches every day, free of charge – and we offer plenty of annual celebrations for employees and family members to show the love for our people. Additionally, each year, we celebrate the Epic family with company-wide paid breaks, generous paid time off, and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical – we think our people are pretty awesome!