Expansive Worlds is a creative division of Avalanche Studios Group and a leading developer and publisher of outdoor games. Since 2009, Expansive Worlds has been devoted to delivering highly immersive outdoor gaming experiences for millions of players and best known for the long-standing and successful theHunter franchise.
Expansive Worlds is currently hiring a Senior Game Designer to join our Call of the Wild development team, either in Malmo or Stockholm. As a Senior Game Designer, it is your job to conceive of new and engaging gameplay content and implement it into Call of the Wild using our proprietary engine. You do this by collaborating closely with your fellow designers, artists, animators, programmers, audio designers and the QA team to map out and deliver your ideas from conception to final release. Being intimately familiar with the game, establishing a connection with our players and identifying new trends in the community, will be key to coming up with ideas that simultaneously retain the spirit of the existing game and push its boundaries into new territory.
- 5+ years in a game design role with at least 2 years in live operations
- Experience working on an Open World game
- Proven ability to contribute to releasable gameplay in a production environment
- Experience and confidence in presenting new ideas
- Proven ability to iterate and change gameplay based on feedback
- Proven ability to create viable design solutions on paper
Expectations on a Designer at Avalanche
- Seeking and achieving alignment with conflicting requirements and opinions.
- A drive to improve workflows, knowledge sharing and community
- A diligent gamer
- Vast and up to date knowledge of released games - able to draw references
- Motivated and driven
To thrive in a design position at Avalanche Studios Group, you need to be willing and have the ability to learn new tools and workflows. You have a positive attitude and contribute to a healthy team dynamic by seeing opportunities and highlighting limitations in a constructive way.
You can communicate to clearly establish common goals and align expectations. You are ambitious and are interested in pushing the boundaries of our user experience but can also skillfully balance this with the realities and constraints of the situation at hand.
At Avalanche Studios Group, we believe in worlds without limits, and we are committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Being part of our world is not contingent on where you’re from, your gender, or sexual orientation. It’s all about your passion, courage and craftsmanship.
Avalanche Studios Group
Avalanche Studios Group is the original creator of the award-winning Just Cause franchise (published by Square Enix) and the developer of Mad Max (published by Warner Bros. Interactive) and Rage 2 (published by Bethesda Softworks). As a publisher, Avalanche Studios Group has released theHunter: Call of the Wild, Generation Zero and the free-to-play service theHunter Classic which has reached more than 8 million players across 190 countries. Avalanche Studios Group was founded in 2003 and is based in Stockholm, New York City, Malmö and Liverpool. The studio develops games using its proprietary Apex technology, enabling huge open worlds filled with emergent gameplay. Learn more at www.avalanchestudios.com.
How to Apply
We will only consider applications that consist of a CV and who can work a few days a week from the office in Malmö or Stockholm. We support relocation if needed.
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