Senior System Designer

Gunzilla Games,Posted 1 year ago


Full time

Relocate, Frankfurt am Main

Founded in 2020, Gunzilla Games is a fresh, independent AAA developer working on its Battle Royale 2.0 Off The Grid in three metropolitan locations: Frankfurt, Germany (HQ); Los Angeles, USA; and Kyiv, Ukraine. The company is helmed by serial entrepreneur CEO, Vlad Korolev and CSO Alexander Zoll. Gunzilla is built on the desire to innovate and push the limits of the industry.    

Gunzilla’s formidable team of talent comes from a variety of industry-leading studios and publishers (Ubisoft, Electronic Arts (EA), THQ etc) as well as Oscar-nominated screenwriter, director and producer Neill Blomkamp, Chief Visionary Officer, and the author of the Altered Carbon series, that has been adapted into a popular Netflix show, Richard K. Morgan, Script Writer.

Gunzilla Leadership team includes well-known industry professionals like Timur Davidenko, Chief Technology Officer (Far Cry, Warface, and Crysis), Scott Probin, Studio Director (EA Sports’ NHL series, the Need for Speed franchise, Populous 2, Powermonger, Space Hulk), Oleksiy Plaksin, Lead Art Director, (Moto GP and RIDE, Warface and Act of Aggression, Sniper: Ghost Warrior), Dmitriy Markov, Technical Director (Metro: Exodus, Arktika.1), Volodymyr Savin, Audio Director (Cut the Rope, Metro Exodus, HBO Chernobyl series).

What are you working on?
  • The name of the project(s): OTG
  • At what stage of the project(s)? In progress
  • Genres: Action, Shooter
  • Platforms: PC, Console
Team size and structure?

10 team members

For which tasks (responsibilities)?
  • Strong knowledge of Unreal Engine

  • Design and implement one or several parts of our game's systems, controls, and interfaces

  • Maintain clear design and technical documents using Confluence, JIRA, and Microsoft Office tools alongside other disciplines

  • Collaborate on the game systems development from conception to release with the entire development team

  • Provide guidance to less experienced game designers

What kind of professional are we looking for?
  • Hands-on Unreal Editor experience of implementing core gameplay systems

  • Work closely with our Directors to understand the overall game design vision

  • Join the Engineering team to design and implement systems in the Unreal Editor that support the creative and game directions (e.g., artificial intelligence behaviors, combat modes, online playability, etc.)

  • Adapt or rework designs when needed to meet any technical or production constraints

  • Collaborate with designers, programmers, and artists to ensure across-the-board consistency

  • Develop flexible systems that can be expanded upon during post-launch

  • Stay up to date on best practices to keep up with the industry, develop your skills, and refresh your knowledge

Why do we enjoy working here?
  • Flexible Working & Work from Home

  • English / German Courses

  • 25 Annual Paid Vacation & Sick Days

What are the conditions and bonuses?
  • Health Insurance

  • Revenue Based Bonuses

The selection process

Videogames are for everyone, so everyone should have the opportunity to create them. We’re looking for a huge variety of unique life experiences to help shape the worlds we’re developing, so promise your application will be given the same consideration as everyone else’s, regardless of your background. Let’s make video game history together!


Here’s what you can expect when applying at Gunzilla.

  • Simply fill in the registration form and send us your CV & Portfolio, if applicable

  • If your selected, you’ll be contacted by our recruitment team for a Zoom call.

  • After this the next steps would be Hiring manager and Team Zoom interviews, or you’ll be invited to meet us at our recruiting studio.

  • Some roles require a competency test, which the recruitment team will support you on.

  • Following your interview, we’ll contact you either way.

  • If the interview went well but we feel you aren’t suited to the specific role, we’ll retain your details (with your permission) for future consideration.

Gunzilla Games

Company type: product, developer

Employees: 51-200

Platforms: PC, Console

Genres: Shooter

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