BioWare: Lead Technical Designer

Location: Austin, Texas US

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Requisition Number: 152675

Position Title: Sr Game Designer

External Description:

At BioWare, our mission is to create worlds of adventure, conflict, and companionship that inspire you to become the hero of your story.  Our teams drive innovation using cutting-edge tech and tools such as the Frostbite engine and collaborate with thousands of world-class developers across EA’s network of studios.  We are passionate about games and their potential as a creative medium to reach and inspire people through emotion, artistry, and engaging storytelling.  If you share this passion, this is an amazing opportunity to help shape the next generation of gaming.

We are currently looking for a Lead Technical Designer to join our studio in Austin.

As a Lead Technical Designer, you will:

  • Work with a team of designers, programmers and project leadership through all stages of development
  • Own and implement tools and pipeline features that improve developer experience, content, and functionality of the game
  • Set and maintain the gold standards for design development best practices in a franchise.
  • Collaborate with other key stakeholders to identify and implement the priorities and objectives.
  • Be proactive in communicating progress and resolution of problems against project and studio goals
  • Curate documentation and workflow for all design tools and systems
  • Mentor and train Senior and Junior designers

 

The next great BioWare Lead Technical Designer also needs:

  • 8 + years of experience as a game designer working on AAA titles with Leadership experience
  • Professional experience with code or scripting languages (C, LUA, Others)
  • Thorough understanding of scripting and programming concepts with the ability to implement
  • Excellent knowledge of online games, current technology and tools, and design concepts
  • Ability to work collaboratively with team members from different locations and different disciplines.
  • Ability to critique the concepts of design in a group environment
  • Willingness to adapt and iterate designs and plans
  • A passion for gaming

 

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

We love to brag about our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, 401k with company match and, of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off of creativity and individuality. At EA, we live the “work hard/play hard” credo every day.

 

More about our location: http://careers.ea.com/our-locations/austin

More info Contact: Shanda Wood https://www.linkedin.com/in/shandahancock @ShandaRecruiter

 

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Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

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Date Opened: 2018-09-20 03:26:22.25

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