Technical Designer

As a Technical Designer, your responsibility is to design and prototype new ideas. You have a knack for game feel, and know how to polish the gameplay experience. Within the team you bridge design and tech, ensuring a well-oiled, tight-knit and highly productive team.   RESPONSIBILITIES Rapidly prototyping and iterating on game features to find the best possible game experience Bridging the gap between tech and design and work closely together to solve creative challenges Owning the game feel, ensuring an excellent gameplay experience Support designers and artists with robust content creation tools Improving systems that add to the quality of the game   ROLE-BASED SKILLS What we are looking for: A problem solving mindset Excellent understanding of the technical and creative game design process Passion for making mechanics and systems feel good Experience with prototyping beyond game jams and in multiple genres An objective and reflective view on both your own and your teams work Programming experience What could help: Experience with Unity Physics based game experience Multiplayer game development experience Experience working with existing IP Proactive and action-orientated work process with at least one developed title shipped Soft skills Strong Communicator: You talk the language of multiple disciplines and can easily translate ideas for others to understand Creativity: You are able to come up with original and innovative ideas and solutions Accountability: Taking responsibility for your own actions Flexibility: Adapting to reach a certain goal Initiative: Recognizing and creating opportunities Qualifications Excellent presentation and communication skills Able to work at our office in The Hague Able to work 32-40 hours per week Great interpersonal skills A strong passion for making games Are you qualified? We would much rather read your application, than miss out on a great candidate. So please apply if you are interested!   CULTURAL COMPETENCIES Paladin has five core values that we’re looking for in team members: Kaizen: We make positive changes on a regular basis Spark: We leave a mark, providing a positive experience for everyone involved Wholehearted: We love the work we do, and we commit to our work Fellowship: We are in this together Autonomy: We make decisions and take responsibility for our actions   WE OFFER A place in a highly motivated and skilled team Positive, healthy work environment 25 days of vacation and 5 additional national holidays per year Coaching and plenty of opportunities for personal development Competitive salary, a pension plan and other benefits Remote work possibilities & flexible hours Relocation support We work in autonomous development teams. This ensures tight communications, a real sense of ownership and truly agile development. In our weekly show & tell meetings, every team shares their progress and all aspects of the company can be discussed. We believe in transparency and autonomy, and this creates a high degree of freedom and responsibility. Our take on the post-Covid work situation We value our team spirit, a healthy work life balance and company culture. This is why we adopted a hybrid structure that allows us to work from home and in the studio. This is why we would like you to be able to come into the studio every once in a while. We will offer support during the relocation proces. If you prefer to work remote, we are open to  finding a way to make that work. However, we prefer candidates to be roughly in the same time zone to ensure in sync work routines with the rest of the team.   ABOUT PALADIN STUDIOS We create games that make people smile – be it a sweet twinkle, loud laugh, or evil grin. Paladin is a game developer. Our basecamp is in The Hague but we are currently working remote due to COVID-19. We are a team of 35 knights and growing. Our mission is to create games with a spark, for players all over the world. We achieve this goal by being a world-class game studio with soul, that brings out the best in people. That means a studio filled to the brim with creativity, professionalism, and good vibes. Some of our recent games include: Nailed It! Baking Bash – Calling all home bakers to join in this chaotic baking competition! Cut The Rope Remastered – A remaster of the legendary Cut the Rope puzzle game! Good Job! – Climb the corporate ladder one office-themed puzzle at a time Stormbound – Tactical CCG combat with beautiful visuals My Tamagotchi Forever – The 90s reborn on your smartphone!   HOW TO APPLY Does this sound good? Awesome! To apply, please fill in the application form.
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