Game Designer

Chromatic Games
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Posted
November 16, 2022
Full Time
Gainseville, FL
Hybrid

Chromatic Games, the creators of the Dungeon Defenders franchise, is looking for a motivated mid-level Game Designer! They will work with our Design team, ushering in our new and ongoing projects such as Dungeon Defenders: Awakened with enthusiasm and a willingness to learn and grow.

YOU may be a great fit to join our team! We’re seeking a designer that champions the creation of gameplay and features from a given concept to completion. In this position, you’ll work closely with other departments to achieve design goals and ensure the project’s vision comes to fruition. Your mission is to create world class designs and features to breathe life into the toony, fantasy world of Etheria – all while crafting the best gameplay experience possible for players.

Remote Work: Hybrid work model preferred. However we give consideration to individuals of unique abilities.

Responsibilities

  • Work with our world class designers to deliver our team’s vision.
  • Create balance that focuses on fun gameplay and engagement.
  • Take ownership of your work to completion.
  • Constantly improve and advocate for best design and production practices.
  • Work with designers on creating flexible content that meets design parameters.
  • Deliver high quality content in a timely manner.
  • Highly motivated to contribute to a fun and positive working environment.

Requirements

  • At least 2 years industry experience in game design.
  • Passion and knowledge of RPGs and/or Tower Defense.
  • Knowledge of the Dungeon Defenders franchise and its gameplay.
  • Game design is communicated clearly with well-written documentation.
  • Strong Communication skills, both written and verbally, with an ability to thrive in a highly collaborative setting.
  • Self-motivated towards creatively solving problems.
  • Your resume must include a link to an online portfolio with examples of your most relevant work.

Preferences

  • Experience with Unreal Development, especially UE4.
  • Experience with Unreal Engine’s Gameplay Ability System plugin.
  • Experience with UI/UX design.
  • Bachelor’s in Game Design.

Benefits

  • Comprehensive health package for full time employees.
  • A casual, vibrant, and friendly work environment.
  • Flexibility to start your work day at a time that best fits your personal schedule. Required to work eight hours a day, with core hours being 11AM to 5PM.
  • Profit Sharing Options with tenure.
  • Stock Options.
  • Unlimited PTO and two weeks off around new years when the studio goes on holiday break.

How to Apply

If all of this sounds like something you want to be a part of, joining a cohesive team that likes to have fun while being professionals, then let us know. Click the Apply to this Job button to send us your resume and portfolio. We look forward to hearing from you!

Chromatic Games is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a notice to our jobs@chromatic.games email.

Benefits/perks listed may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Chromatic Games and the country where you work.

About 
Chromatic Games

At Chromatic Games, we’re developers who make games focused on what players want in their games. Our Dungeon Defenders franchise has provided millions upon millions of hours of enjoyment for players across multiple platforms, all over the world! That’s because we always put the players first, and doing so continues to fuel our success. We’re always looking for more like-minded developers who are gamers to their core, bolstering our ranks and continuing to make awesome worlds for players to explore.

Building games is our passion, with our latest title Dungeon Defenders: Awakened, continuing to expand our world of Etheria — where the Dungeon Defenders franchise takes place. This title serves as one of many that we plan to release, creating ever-growing realms that bring adventurers and heroes together to overcome challenges and making new friends along the way!

 

Based in Gainesville, Florida

Chromatic Games is based in Gainesville, Florida, a lively city in North Central Florida, that is best known as the home of the University of Florida and the UF Health Shands Hospital. This family-friendly college town has something for everyone. You can enjoy the eclectic restaurant and bar scene in Downtown Gainesville, with plenty of outdoor spaces that can be taken advantage of in all seasons. If you enjoy music and the arts, the Hippodrome Theatre (“The Hipp”) puts on plays and musicals throughout the year, and the High Dive is a great place to catch live music. Find out all the great things going on in Gainesville, click here.

For nature lovers, Gainesville’s best kept secret is its access to many city, county, and state parks and preserves. Residents have free access to over two dozen city parks and trails where visitors can walk, run, bike, or even ride horses!

For those who enjoy spending a day or weekend away from home, Gainesville is also within driving distance of several well-known Florida theme parks, including Walt Disney World® Resort, Universal Studios Florida, and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Access to international airports in Jacksonville (JAX - 80.5 miles), Orlando (MCO - 121 miles), and Tampa (TPA - 136 miles) make for convenient travel for yourself and visitors. If you are looking for more regional travel or connections to larger airport hubs, Gainesville’s very own Regional Airport (GNV) offers several daily non-stop flights to and from Miami, Atlanta, Dallas and Charlotte, N.C.

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Dungeon Defenders: Awakened is co-op Tower Defense combined with epic Action RPG combat. You’re able to join forces with up to four players to take on a never-ending army of orcs, demons, and dragons! Are your defenses strong enough to save the world of Etheria?

Dungeon Defenders: Going Rogue combines Roguelite, Action RPG, and Tower Defense gameplay into a crazy free-for-all, where it’s you and up to three friends versus hordes of enemies. Select your hero, survive the waves of foes, unlock new weapons and runes, and take on the bosses that await you!

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