Company Description

Cloud Imperium is looking for a talented Designer to work on its Live product (Persistent Universe and Arena Commander/Star Marine modules) at its UK studio, Foundry 42 Ltd in Wilmslow.

The position entails work on the ever-expanding Persistent Universe experience and support and updates to existing AC/SM modules.

Position

Team responsibilities:

  • The Live team is responsible for updates and maintenance of the live product and the content for occasional demos.
  • The work of a Live designer can be extremely varied as the responsibilities span large parts of the game. From inception to implementation of things such as: missions, game modes, game mechanics, user experience, balancing and much more.
  • The Live product usually receives new technology at a first implementation stage, therefore we can help guide its development and are expected to work closely with the engineers and system designers to ensure its ease of use.
  • A Live designer must be vocal in ensuring the needs of the player are not overlooked and maintain a finger on the pulse of the community.

Personal responsibilities:

  • Creation of multiplayer missions and expansion as new system and mechanics come online.
  • Working closely with the Engineering and System Design to improve AI, gameplay, mechanics, tools, etc.
  • Working with Environment Art and Level Design to ensure a perfect balance between gameplay setup and visual direction.
  • Working with Narrative to build engaging stories for mission and locations.
  • Placement of locations within the solar system and on planets.
  • Willingness to follow and learn from the community using resources such as Reddit, Spectrum, and Twitch.
  • Maintaining strong relationships with other departments and projecting a professional face of the Live team.
  • Capacity to work to frequent deadlines.

Requirements

Requirements:

  • Knowledge and prior experience with multiple scripting or coding languages.
  • Minimum of 2 years of game industry experience in design role.
  • Previous experience on a AAA multiplayer game.
  • Strong communicator, both oral and written.

Pluses:

  • A passion for story-telling.
  • A willingness to engage with the community.

Other information

Location:
Wilmslow, Cheshire, UK