Join Cloud Chamber as a Lead Technical Designer! In this role, you will work closely with members of the distributed design team, and studio at large, to successfully manage the solution of sophisticated technical design challenges. You and your team will collaborate with the engineering and game design departments to ensure uniformity of approach.  We hope you will have the skills, experience, and creativity to deftly balance our dream of an innovative and ambitious game, with the reality of performance and memory constraints utilizing specific technical details and tasks that will drive development.

Job Details:

You will be responsible for managing your team’s efforts in the creation and maintenance of pipelines and tool suites as well as developing and standardizing methodologies in support of both general level design, world creation, and bespoke gameplay encounters.

  • Manage the day to day, and long term, duties and tasks of the global technical design team.
  • Assist individual technical designers in their tasks to ensure understanding of principles needed to complete their work.
  • ​Act as the primary advocate and contributor to the game’s vision in partnership with stakeholders in both Montreal and Novato.
  • Put your stamp on the project by developing, evangelizing, optimizing and enforcing best practices and guidelines related to workflows and authoring.
  • Provide deep analysis of implemented game content to target optimization and performance opportunities.
  • Prototype game content to help define and clarify desired tool needs.
  • Own pipelines and tools in support of design authoring, identify and resolve bottlenecks in tool chains and authoring approaches.
  • Facilitate cross-site communication, collaboration, and integrated development workflows.
  • Partner with the engineering team to ensure adherence to budget constraints.
  • Work with production and interdisciplinary collaborators to prioritize and detail granular implementation requirements and timelines.
  • Be a proactive force for good communication and process.
  • Create and maintain detailed living documentation.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in AAA game development in a technical capacity.
  • Previous experience successfully managing a team of technical designers. 
  • Fluency in Unreal Engine & Blueprint is strongly desired.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, distributed development setting and constructively partner with a diverse group of creative and technical personalities.
  • Deep understanding of systemic game design, interactive narrative, and immersive first-person techniques.
  • Game engine experience in design, content creation pipelines, performance optimization and best practices.
  • Work ethic focused on dynamism and collaboration.
  • Exceptional documentation and organization skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Engineering background is a plus.
  • Previous experience with distributed development preferred, but not required. 

We are Cloud Chamber: a collaborative team of inspired minds who create games together. We strive to make unique, entertaining, and thoughtful game experiences that engage the world. 

We believe in the beauty and strength of diversity, in both the makeup of the studio and the nature of our thinking.  Our focus on open communication and overall well-being allows each of us to strive for excellence in our work, and happiness in our lives.

We’re currently making the next BioShock. Our passion and love for this iconic franchise is what brought us together. The thrill and responsibility of creating the next iteration of such a beloved game is what keeps us going.

If all of this sounds as exciting to you as it is to us we’d love to meet you. Join us in creating worlds that move people.

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