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Oculus Game Studios is seeking a highly skilled Combat Designer who will work with the development team to create a deep combat experience. The ideal candidate will be responsible for balancing, bug fixing, and making improvements to all facets of combat in the game.

Combat Designer – Twisted Pixel Games Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and maintain combat systems
  • Creating strong design proposals and combat system specifications
  • Well-versed in the areas of control mechanics, enemy design, AI behaviors, combat/weapons, skills/progression, story, and boss encounters
  • Balance combat difficulty progression across the length of the game
  • Strong working imagination able to invent compelling enemies and envision dramatic encounters which harmonize with the narrative themes of the game
  • Work to create an engaging combat experience in service of the project’s vision and goals
  • Collaborate with and take direction from the Game Director to take enemy designs and combat systems from concept to completion
  • Collaborate with art, code, audio, animation, visual effects to deliver enemies and combat systems that epitomize the creative vision of the game
  • Facilitate communication and coordination between relevant departments to ensure overall creative vision
  • Perform research to acquire new knowledge necessary to perform assigned tasks
  • Participate in collaborative design sessions to develop and refine ideas for the game
  • Complete tasks in a timely fashion as well as making sure they are robust, expandable, and fun
  • Ability to self-critique and accept outside critique

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of games industry experience
  • Scripting or programming experience (Blueprint, Lua, C++/C#, etc.)
  • Must have some familiarity with workflow and best practices for modern engines (CryEngine, Unreal Engine 4, Unity, Etc.)
  • Experience thinking logically, with a focus on attention to detail
  • Proven team player with the experience collaborating across disciplines
  • Expert game design sensibilities, including a superb grasp of timing and instincts of what feels right
  • Understanding of the game-play systems and mechanics, pro/con design decisions and the ramifications they will have on the overall experience
  • Experience maintaining clear and concise documentation for all systems
  • Effective communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • In-depth knowledge of content development tools and various engines such as Unreal and Unity
  • Experience developing AAA console and/or VR products

Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at [email protected]

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