Game Designer for VR stealth game Espire 1

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Description:
Digital Lode is an immersive media company located in the Docklands Cotton Mills, Footscray. We are are a team of VR evangelists working on a variety of realtime-rendered VR projects for desktop and mobile VR systems. Digital Lode contracts for other game developers, creates VR experiences for clients in a variety of industries, and develops our original IP “Espire 1: VR Operative“​ – a single player Virtual Reality experience with a focus on stealth, espionage and action. We are now expanding our team with contract, part and full-time roles!

We have a position opening for a contracting part time Game Designer, responsibilities listed below.

Responsibilities:
-- Review gameplay features and design issues that hold up first time players
-- Tweak mechanics to increase fun and replay-ability
-- Encounter design (setting and testing guard patrols, cameras, tripmines, etc)
-- Balancing weapon stats, damage, etc
-- Play testing and refining shorter ‘virtual challenges’ included with the main campaign

Requirements:
-- Passion for stealth games and stealth encounter design
-- Working knowledge of Unreal Engine 4
-- Available to start immediately
-- Excellent attention to detail with the ability to work to tight deadlines
-- Have a proactive and problem solving attitude
-- Ability to self manage, prioritise and work to deadlines
-- Work well within a team environment
-- Ability to work onsite (studio is in Footscray’s “Docklands Cotton Mills”)

Preference to applicants with:
-- 2+ year’s UE4 experience in a production environment
-- Previous experience designing for VR
-- Proven track record with published titles
-- Perforce and JIRA experience

To Apply:
Email us at contact{at}espirevr{dot}com with [GameDesigner] as the subject heading.
Include your CV and link to an up-to-date folio with examples of your work. Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Espire 1: VR Operative - Official Announcement Teaser Trailer