Senior Game Designer
Department and team
Behaviour Digital / Design & Audio
Status
Permanent - full-time
Location
Montreal
About Behaviour Interactive
Behaviour Interactive, Canada's largest independent game developer and publisher, was founded in 1992. With its award-winning original IP Dead by Daylight™ and the strategy RPG Game of Thrones Beyond the Wall™, Behaviour continues to grow as a leading global developer and now boasts nearly 700 employees in its Montreal studio. Behaviour counts among its partners some of the world's most renowned brands including Activision, Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony, Ubisoft and many more.
The Role
Behaviour Digital is seeking an experienced Game Designer to join the pre-production of a brand-new asymmetric multiplayer PC project. This person will be responsible for designing systems that support a deep and accessible match experience with long-term potential. In addition, they will help iterate on the game’s prototype in the Unreal editor alongside artists and programmers.
You will create and elaborate on the core principles of the game by developing new mechanics and original concepts while staying aware of the technology and the brand in the context of competitive PC games. Your goal: produce an outstanding and unforgettable player experience that keeps players excited and viewers engaged. You are also responsible for ensuring that the development team clearly understands the vision of the game.
Experience with multiplayer design and hands-on implementation skills (scripting, level design, etc.) are required. This person will be expected to receive and address feedback from (among others) the Lead Game Designer, Creative Director, the Producer and other parts of studio direction.
In this role you will :
  • Design and document multiplayer and retention systems, iterating on them throughout production;
  • Implement levels, tweak blueprints and tune parameters during the prototype phase and beyond;
  • Provide feedback and support as a senior member of the design team;
  • Communicate the design vision and work directly alongside team members outside the design discipline;
  • Provide time estimates, upon request;
  • Search for solutions to address client & studio feedback.
What we're looking for :
  • 5+ years of experience in the video game industry;
  • Experience designing multiplayer games;
  • Experience implementing levels and gameplay in a 3d tool (Unity, Unreal, etc);
  • Knowledge of current multiplayer gaming trends;
  • Knowledge of streaming/broadcasting culture;
  • Able and willing to adapt to constant changes;
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal in French and/or in English;
  • Superior mastery of English is a must;
  • Experience in an independent Studio in the gaming industry is a big asset;
  • Involved in the production of at least 2 published games, including pre-production and live experience.
Joining Behaviour means being part of a company that believes in equity and diversity. We base all employment decisions on merit, qualifications, and competence. We will never discriminate on the grounds of national or ethnic origin, health, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or disability. The masculine is used without any discrimination and for the sole purpose of lightening the text.
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About Behaviour Interactive
Behaviour Interactive, Canada's largest independent game developer and publisher, was founded in 1992. With its award-winning original IP Dead by Daylight™ and the strategy RPG Game of Thrones Beyond the Wall™, Behaviour continues to grow as a leading global developer and now boasts nearly 700 employees in its Montreal studio. Behaviour counts among its partners some of the world's most renowned brands including Activision, Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony, Ubisoft and many more.
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