DICE: Technical Designer
Location: Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
Requisition Number: 161613
Position Title: Game Designer II
We are DICE
DICE (EA Digital Illusions Creative Entertainment), the award-winning studio based in Stockholm, Sweden, is best known for creating the phenomenally successful Battlefield franchise, the Battlefront franchise, and the innovative game Mirror’s Edge.
We work through our 4 guiding values: Passion with Purpose, Creative Innovation, Everything Quality, and One Community. We recognize that our people are the backbone and driving force to our creative products. As such, we are dedicated in providing everyone the ability to express, learn, and be their very best with a common cause.
Continue to evolve the Battlefield
Technical Designers at DICE have a understanding of design processes, technical scripting languages and how to work with other developers. They make sure our developers have the best workflows and tools and support them create new experiences.
As a Technical Designer at DICE, you will work close with coders, game designers, artists and producers across feature teams and reporting to our Studio Technical Design Director.
You will often be the spider in the web, feedback early on designs from a technical point of view and help with getting new technology testable fast.
We are looking for an experienced Technical Designer. What this means is that you will work within the Frostbite editor producing the core of new advanced technologies together with coders and designers for them to build upon. Being the designers first point of contact for technical support and coaching.
Things we like to see at DICE
- A love for playing and making games.
- 3+ years of professional game development experience with technical design direction.
- Professional experience from game engines and visual scripting languages in engines such as Frostbite, Unreal, Unity or equivalent.
- Prototyping, and the ability to foresee challenges in ideas before diving into implementation.
- Willingness to dive into to new technologies and tasks.
- Willingness to share knowledge throughout the team.
- Manage technical reviews for design features.
- Manage implementation of systems, workflows and solutions that can be used by designers.
- Set best practices and guidelines for content implementation within a project with quality, performance and stability in mind.
- Coach both new and experienced designers to the engine and scripting standards.
Good to have experience with
- Multiple game engines and tools.
- Experience developing multiplayer games.
- Have some understanding of programming languages (C++, C#, Java, Python and similar).
What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!
At DICE we take care of our staff and have done so during our steady growth over the last decade. In addition to a great compensation package we offer our employees 10 EA games per year, massage every three weeks, a variety of sports activities (yoga and crossfit to name a few) and health care allowance. We have a collective bargain agreement with Unionen and Sveriges Ingenjörer and also provide our employees’ with pension; ITP 1 or ITP2.
Although we enjoy working at DICE, we value our employees’ personal lives. A good work-life balance is something we practice and maintain even during high-intensity periods.
We look forward to receiving your application!
EA promotes diversity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer.
Apply online with a resume and cover letter. As part of the application process we might ask you to perform a practical work test.
Community / Marketing Title: DICE: Technical Designer
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Date Opened: 2020-06-30 14:24:56.713
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EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.