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Technical Game Designer

Chicago, USA
Game & Level Design
Area

Job Overview

Wargaming Chicago-Baltimore is looking for a Technical Game Designer for its growing studio with over 150 employees. Our environment is a combination of casual creativity and functional productivity with an emphasis on fun games and solid engineering. 

You are the first line of technical "defense" when it comes to implementation.  Systems designers, level designers, and artist will rely on your knowledge of the technical aspects of the game to help get their work on the screen.

You will join the development team as a member of the design staff.  The development team is charged with creating, improving, and maintaining World of Tanks for consoles, while living up to the demands of the game's dedicated fan-base.

Reports To

The Lead Game Designer.

What will you do?

  • Create, improve, and maintain various features in World of Tanks for consoles across multiple version updates and platforms.

  • Parse gameplay analytics and base design/task implementation on both design ethos and hard data.

  • Become intimate with the feature set of the game and be able to contribute, improve, or maintain said features as required.

  • Be flexible enough to support/cover other design staff responsibilities as required.

  • Be aware of World of Tanks workflow processes and facilitate the streamlining (or automating where appropriate) those processes.

  • Create and own tools/tool features used by other developers to facilitate game iteration. 

 What are we looking for?

  • Intimate with Python, LUA, and other common scripting languages.

  • Knowledge of Flash (ActionScript is a plus).

  • A proven track record of successful designs/work with design departments in product development.

  • Able to quickly pick up and understand highly technical implementations. 

  • Familiarity with component based tools and implementation.

  • A crystal clear verbal/written communicator and positive collaborator, you never need to argue to get your point across to others.

About Wargaming:

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Delivering legendary games since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO gaming industry with 4500+ employees and more than 20 offices globally. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming’s titles across all major gaming platforms, including the massively popular World of Tanks and World of Warships.

Working in our company means always having interesting challenges and gaining valuable experience while working with top-class experts.

Take your place among our passionate and experienced team and bring out the best in yourself at Wargaming!

 

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