Technical Designer

Games Jobs - Game Design - Nottingham

Job Title Technical Designer
Skills Required Game Design
Job Description Crytek UK, located in Nottingham, are looking for industry leading Technical Designers to join the team. Working on both single and multiplayer experiences the successful candidate will become a key member of a creative group looking to shape and refine the next wave of exciting triple-A first-person shooters.



  • Designing and prototyping game systems and gameplay features from concept phase to final quality
  • Implement and refine combat and exploration mechanics
  • Balancing combat and vehicle mechanics
  • Maintaining and refining  underlying gameplay systems
  • Deliver prefabs of gameplay elements to Level Designers and work with them on iterations to push the quality
  • Work to establish and maintain a Technical Design pipeline



  • Programming or scripting experience (eg. Lua)
  • Experience using industry standard design tools such as CryENGINE Sandbox, UDK or Hammer
  • Previously shipped AAA titles and/or exceptional quality portfolio



  • The ability to read and write code in a language such as C++ or C#
  • Previous experience of building gameplay content in CryENGINE Sandbox or similar
  • Prior knowledge of visual scripting using CryENGINE Flow Graph or similar
  • Demo / video examples of a level or gameplay sequence created using CryENGINE or similar

Please note we are unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK. Due to the Coalition Government's interim immigration limits Crytek UK Ltd’s ability to sponsor employees under Tier 2 (General) of the Points Based System is very limited. Candidates from outside the EEA are therefore encouraged to explore immigration routes which will allow them to work in the UK without such sponsorship.


In the recruitment process all candidates are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation.

Salary Based on experience
Location Nottingham
Job Category Game Design
Date posted 21/11/2013
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Crytek using their internal reference 579.
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