(All Levels) Game Designer (m/f/d)

  • Published: 2022-02-24
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Deep Silver FISHLABS

For more than 15 years at Deep Silver FISHLABS we have been creating award-winning, chart-topping games that have been brought to life on millions of screens. At our core, we are a Studio for gamers, by gamers, and a reference in developing premium games with deep and engaging experiences across platforms.
 
As part of Koch Media and alongside our Deep Silver sister studios across the globe, we create stunning immersive experiences that inspire millions of players worldwide.
 
We are looking to continue building on our success with humble but talented and creative people who have a passion for making outstanding games and want to be at the forefront of gaming.
 
Are you ready for the challenge? Join us! This is going to be a thrilling ride.

Your Mission

Your Crew

You will be part of a highly motivated team, eager to create a compelling console game. Together with your colleagues in Game Design you will be in the center of it all, working closely with programmers and artists to realize the vision for our game and bring it to market.

Mission briefing
  • Design and iterate features and feature content for an unannounced co-op first person action game made in Unreal Engine 4
  • Continuously improve and balance exciting action combat
  • Devise creative solutions to gameplay and balancing issues
  • Development of gameplay mechanisms and systems
  • Collaborate with world class developers
  • Aggregation and evaluation of user feedback and analytics
  • Produce and take ownership of design specs, balance spreadsheets, and other game documentation
  • Align your work with predefined metrics and technical requirements

Your Skillset

  • At least 2 years of work experience as Game Designer in the games industry
  • Participation in all relevant phases and stages of the production of at least 1 finished and released video game
  • Experience developing and scripting in Unreal Engine 4
  • Routine in the creation and maintenance of game design documents
  • Ability to breakdown complex problems into consumable chunks
  • Strong balancing, math, and flowcharting skills
  • High capacity for teamwork and excellent communication skills
  • Self-contained way of working and high level of self-motivation
  • Intermediate to advanced skill with Excel or equivalent calculation/spreadsheet applications
  • Very good command of the English language (both written and spoken)
  • Basic knowledge of project management and QA processes
  • Basic knowledge of game and graphic engines
  • A strong stomach for virtual blood and gore
Please provide us with your portfolio.

Mission Support

We are just as passionate about our games as we are about their creators (Could that be you?!). Your job comes with personal responsibility, freedom and short decision-making routes. And most importantly - A motivated, international team full of fellow gamers.
The studio is located in a bright, modern office, right in the center of Hamburg. With a selection of benefits for all our staff: Including discounted gym membership, fresh fruit and a variety of free drinks. A healthy work-life balance is important to you? For us too! That’s why we are also awarded as a family-friendly workplace. Coming from abroad? No problem! We also offer relocation packages.

Sounds good? Take a look here: www.dsfishlabs.com
 

Get In Touch!

Did we spark your interest? We are looking forward to your application. Simply click on the button below and apply by uploading your CV.
If you have any further documents which you think might be worth sharing to underline your background and talents, we are happy to receive them as well. If you have questions regarding the application just drop us an e-mail at jobs@dsfishlabs.com. An application via our online tool is preferred.
  • Martina Gutsche
  • Senior HR Manager