Senior Combat Designer - New Project

Story-Driven & Immersive Games – AAA Quality Titles – BAFTA Winning Studio

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Senior Combat Designer in Guildford 

Are you a passionate Game Designer with a background in combat design? Does the idea of joining an award-winning studio and working on an unannounced project sound exciting to you? If so, keep reading for details... 

As a Senior Combat Designer at this studio in Guildford, you will be leading the design and implementation of core combat systems and mechanics, supporting design teams to create exciting and compelling content and bring the vision of the project to life. 

This BAFTA-winning studio has a glowing reputation for innovation in the storytelling and VR genres, with a number of critically acclaimed successful titles behind them, and some new projects in the works, it’s a great time to join the team! 

Senior Combat Designer responsibilities: 

  • Design and implement combat systems and game logic using visual scripting systems and in-house tools 
  • Assist with development of combat systems 
  • Create and develop combat systems from conception to final quality 
  • Create and translate prototypes into game systems 
  • Modify existing blueprints to create new gameplay 
  • Define combat rules, actions and abilities 
  • Craft third person combat encounters and experiences 
  • Mentor other designers across the team 

Key requirements for this role in Guildford: 

  • Commercial experience shipping a third person action/combat game in a combat design role 
  • Experience designing combat rules, enemy behaviour and skill progression systems 
  • Able to create interesting and exciting combat experiences 
  • Experience scripting and level designing to accommodate combat scenarios 
  • Track record of designing and tuning combat scenarios 
  • Understanding of designing and writing scripts to handle gameplay systems, AI behaviours and scripted sequences 
  • Knowledge of third person combat systems and techniques used in current AAA titles 

If you like the sound of this role and think you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you! Get in touch with Kai today on or apply now through the form below. 

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Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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