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Company Name:
The Odd Gentlemen
Location:
Los Angeles, California
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Game Design
Position type:
Full Time
Platform
PC / Windows, Playstation 4, Xbox One
Minimum Number Of Professional Titles:
2
Experience Level:
Associate
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Game Designer

The Odd Gentlemen are looking for a designer with the ability to lead a pc/console team as we grow and expand.  The designer’s responsibilities include:

  • Excels at taking a high level concept, fleshing it out, and implementing well thought-out designs. 

  • Contribute to the formation of new ideas and new IP.

  • A master level designer who can iterate on designs quickly.

  • Able to organize and balance game mechanics in fun and interesting ways.

  • Work with the engineers to script levels and gameplay, using a variety of scripting languages.

  • Define specific rules and needs so Engineers can develop simple tools for implementation.

  • Communicate directly with the team and producer to make sure designs are being brought to life as imagined.

  • Willing to go into the trenches to make the best possible game.  This may mean: scripting cameras, working on environmental effects, UI design, or helping to get art into the game.

 

Credentials and Experience

  • 3 - 4 years of related experience.

  • Shipped at least 2 titles and worked in a lead position from start to finish on at least one title on console or pc.  

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in a related field is a plus.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • A passion for innovative games and non-linear story telling

  • Great written and oral communication skills

  • Excel at leading a small team

  • Able to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision.

  • Experience with Unreal is desired

  • Knowledge of scripting languages (LUA, Kismet, C#).

  • Adheres to product and deliverable due dates to keep game progressing at scheduled pace.

  • Maintain a highly visible workflow so design does not happen in a vacuum.

  • Able to handle content pipeline.  

  • Will ensure quality & consistency across the game’s design, within The Odd Gentlemen’s brand

  • Knowledge of photoshop, maya, and flash are not required, but a plus.

    If you'd like to join our team, please send a cover letter and a resume to jobs@theoddgentlemen.com