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Senior Game Designer - Ready at Dawn

Company: Meta Inc
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Ready At Dawn is looking for a Senior Game Designer to join us in creating a co-op action-adventure VR title set in a brand new universe. Game Designers collaborate with Design, Engineering, Art, and Production teams to guide the creation of new features, gameplay sequences, and sometimes even workflows for the content and systems they build. An ideal candidate is a self-starting problem-solver with proven skills in game design and communication, possessing past experience prototyping, building, scripting, and debugging shippable gameplay.
Required Skills:
Senior Game Designer - Ready at Dawn Responsibilities:

  • Work hand-in-hand with other developers to prototype gameplay concepts and bring them to shippable quality

  • Design, implement, iterate, prove out, and balance diverse gameplay systems

  • Discuss design concepts at a high level and at a low level, in both formal and impromptu settings

  • Connect high level game design goals to specific, implementable mechanics and sequences that will deliver the desired gameplay experience

  • Plan and specify progression and tuning values to deliver on game pacing goals over time

  • Create and maintain design documentation to share ideas, concepts, and specifications in clear, concise formats

  • Anticipate problems, prioritize tasks, and organize collaborators to meet project objectives and deadlines

  • Develop mastery of our in-house tools and modified Unreal engine

  • Stay up-to-date on trends, technologies, and innovations in the game industry in order to solve design and implementation problems in our own games

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience as a game designer, with a history that includes some pre-production experience and at least one game/major-release in a game design role

  • Experience communicating with collaborators across multiple disciplines to execute on designs

  • Experience prioritizing feedback from leads, peers, and playtesters to iterate and improve on designs

  • Experience analyzing best practices and specifying gameplay systems based on specific game design goals

  • Experience working both independently and as part of a team

  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Up-to-date knowledge of game mechanics in the current highest-rated titles in the action/adventure genre

  • Intermediate knowledge of some industry scripting tools

  • Interest or existing experience in VR

    Public Compensation:
    $112,000/year to $161,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
    Industry: Internet
    Equal Opportunity:
    Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Please note that Meta may leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in connection with applications for employment.
    Meta is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at

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