Associate Designer

Division

Warner Bros. Entertainment Group

Position Type

Full Time

Interests

Game Design, Game Development/Publishing

Location

United States - Utah - Salt Lake City

Posted Date

Jul. 21, 2021

Req Number

187072BR

Company Overview

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.

Business Unit Overview

Avalanche, a Warner Bros. Games studio, located along the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, has been in the video game business for 22 years. Acquired by Warner Bros. in 2016, we are at the top of our game and in the midst of creating a new, open world, action RPG experience, set in the Wizarding World - Hogwarts Legacy! Come join us in imagining adventures and creating worlds together.

Opportunity Overview

The Job

Avalanche, a division of WB Games Inc., seeks an Associate Designer to join the team working on the upcoming game, Hogwarts Legacy, a new open world, action RPG set in the Wizarding World.

The Daily
  • Work with the Production team throughout the development process to help create compelling gameplay and design systems
  • Interface with the Story team to collaborate on game design
  • Contribute to the strategic planning and design for new gaming projects
  • Present design ideas, receive feedback, then adjust designs and metrics accordingly
  • Implement game content such as world authoring in UE4, combat setups, event triggers and populating with gameplay objects
  • Build basic layouts using Maya, kit sets and UE4
  • Work in UE4’s blueprint tool
  • Work with other departments to implement SFX, FX, missions and other gameplay mechanics
  • Tutorial creation for game design
  • Other duties may be assigned

The Essentials
  • A passion for gaming and game development
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent industry experience
  • Experience with Unreal 4 (UE4) and Maya
  • Good understanding of UE4’s Blueprints
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative, production-oriented environment
  • Remain current on console games and a knowledge of game mechanics across a variety of genres and platforms
  • Ability to collaborate with a design group and across other disciplines while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Highly motivated self-starter and creative thinker with fresh ideas
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative thinker with fresh ideas

The Nice to Haves
  • Industry experience as well as a related undergraduate degree
  • Pursuing a degree in Game Design or equivalent degree in a creative field strongly preferred. (Art/Illustration/Storytelling)

But Wait, There’s More!

The Perks

• Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings
• Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees
• Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
• Access to in-house learning and development resources
• Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands
Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.