Junior Game Designer

Fulltime
Timonium, MD
Posted 2 months ago

Oxide Games is currently seeking a full-time Junior Game Designer to join our expanding team of industry veterans for work on a AAA title published by Microsoft.  The ideal candidate has a previous experience as a Game Designer in the videogame industry with a strong interest in a wide range of video game genres and platforms, or a master’s Degree in game design or related field.

 

Responsibilities:

  • create and maintain design documentation, including feature specification and implementation guidelines
  • work with team leadership to implement, balance, and bug fix gameplay features – you will be expected to own feature sets from concept to final polish
  • create clear and concise wireframes and flow charts for new gameplay features
  • collaborate with the team to maintain the overall balance between multiple gameplay systems
  • assist in researching historical subject matter and compiling player-facing documentation

 

Requirements:

  • excellent verbal and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills
  • comfortable with both conceptual and practical aspect of game design;
  • strong creative skills and ability to analyze with critical judgment
  • ability to self-critique, open to constructive criticism, and able to listen and give feedback to others – must be able to work well with all development disciplines
  • a positive, solution-oriented attitude, and a desire to be a team player
  • able to work creatively in a demanding technical environment – the ability to learn and master new tools and techniques
  • strong attention to detail

 

Bonus Requirements

  • technical background in programming and scripting, specificlly in C++, XML, and C#
  • strong skills in Excel and VBA scripting
  • experience in UX Design
  • physical board game prototyping experience

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