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Technical Designer


Why choose Digital Extremes?

Ingenuity, diligence, highly skilled, specifically trained. With stealth precision, this team of ninjas have infiltrated the F2P market. Can we control the natural elements, shape shift or walk on water? Hell no. But we can develop kick-ass videogames. We are masters of our own weaponry. What is your superhuman skill? Do you have what it takes to join this elite team? Bring it. Recruiting now. 

Technical Designer

Department:
Programming
Job Type:
Full Time
Location:
Ontario
Min Exp:
2 years
Salary:
$40-$70k

Date Posted: February 8, 2016

Responsibilities:

  • Write and maintain clean, professional, and maintainable LUA scripts to provide designers with the specific functionality that the levels require
  • Cooperating with designers, artists and animators to implement features such as controlling objects, lights and camera systems, in-game events and user interface
  • Collaborate with the design team to provide innovative solutions to design challenges by creating important or challenging scripts
  • Support prototypes of new functionalities
  • Implement one-off scripts for special levels
  • Provides an indispensable link between design and code
  • Help set up a scripting workflow and keep a clean scripting interface
  • Train the designers as needed on new feature
  • Help isolate or reproduce difficult scripting bugs
  • Be willing and available for firefighting
  • Assist content creators as necessary
  • Contribute to a positive work environment by getting involved with all departments of the team, understanding their roles and interacting with the team on a regular basis to help gain a rounded perspective of the project

Qualifications:

  • Strong proficiency in Lua or similar scripting languages
  • Basic knowledge of C++ and Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Good communication & problem solving skills
  • Experience in game design

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