World Designers

​As a World Designer at Arrowhead, you will be a crucial component in creating exhilarating​ worlds for our players to explore with their friends!
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Each team member at Arrowhead is passionate about making a kickass effort in order to create great games

Believability, Sociality and Playfulness. The Arrowhead design pillars mean creating games that have believable world design, gameplay that creates social connections between players and a playful approach to the game where you feel as if you are immersed in a fantasy. Arrowhead is looking for world designers to act upon these pillars in developing the studios future AAA console title.

Each team member at Arrowhead is passionate about making a kickass effort in order to create great games. To achieve this we believe it is important to have dedicated, friendly and helpful people around you. We offer a driven and creative environment where small cross-disciplinary teams work tightly together to provide next generation game play experiences.

Your contribution

  • Work with designers, artists, and engineers to create interesting worlds and memorable game experiences.
  • Build and design level and world components.
  • Participate in design meetings to help shape and give feedback on the entire game experience.
  • Use internal tools for prototyping and tuning gameplay mechanics.
  • Work with and master our internal non-visual scripting languages.
  • Coordinate procedural generation of worlds from a design and technical perspective.
  • Gather and implement feedback through iteration.
  • Design and develop complex world generating features.

More about you

To be a great match with the studio we feel strongly that you should be passionate about delivering on high expectations. We believe that you thrive working in an environment of iterative development, where you bring initiative as well as structure to your working environment. 

Being open to the game vision is a key factor and this means taking design direction, and working with feature teams to brainstorm and come up with creative solutions. To achieve development goals you will need an ability and a willingness to learn new tools, new scripting languages and middleware applications. 

Being kickass and hardworking at Arrowhead means being able to handle deadlines and taking personal responsibility to finish tasks in a timely manner. Having an agile mindset will also be necessary as priorities will change with iteration on the project.

Requirements 

  • At least 5 years experience of level or game design. 
  • Experience shipping at least one previous AAA-title. 
  • Previous experience working with different game editors 
  • Good collaboration and communication skills with a cooperative attitude
  • Proficient in one or more game editors such as Unreal Engine or Unity.
  • Good understanding of game design fundamentals and what makes worlds impressive but also interesting to explore.
  • Scripting experience, preferably non-visual scripting like LUA, json, XML, etc.
  • Constructive teamwork attitude
  • Experience of working in designer roles with significant contribution to gameplay.
  • Ability to manage hard deadlines while adjusting to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Understand how to convey information and player interactions intuitively via gameplay 

Practical information

Scope: Full-time, 40 hours per week. Permanent employment at the studio.

Location: Stockholm, Hammarby Sjöstad

If you think that this position matches your background and skills, we would love to hear from you. We ask that your application always include relevant work samples or a link to your portfolio.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Stockholm

Hammarby kaj 10d
120 32 Stockholm Directions contact@arrowheadgs.com +46 702-83 00 33 View page

Perks & Benefits

At Arrowhead we aim to give people a high level of freedom with emphasis on autonomy. Everyone receives generous perks, such as 30 days paid vacation, several health benefits, insurances, and company savings for your retirement fund.

We also have recurring company outings and events such as movie nights, game competitions and activities like paintball.

  • Flexibility and generous vacation

    With core working hours between 10:00–15:00 you are free to plan your week according to what suits you best.
    You are also entitled to six weeks paid vacation each year.

  • Pension fund and insurances

    You can feel safe with a full life- and occupational injury insurance as well as guaranteed quick access to health specialists. An additional monthly saving is added to your retirement fund.

  • Health & wellness

    Massage at the office every other week,
    a weekly wellness activity hour and yearly wellness allowance. Once a year we also offer health care checkups with the possibility to track your changes and progress.

Working at Arrowhead

Arrowhead is primarily interested in long term jobs and employment. We are not a project-based studio and prefer to have full-time employees. We feel that this contributes to a better work environment, a feeling of stability and builds stronger internal relationships.

Already working at Arrowhead Game Studios?

Let’s recruit together and find your next colleague.

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