Game designer

Thunderful is a creative development studio where quality is the most important parameter: We make polished gems. We focus on contained, single-player products in the double-A range.
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Thunderful is looking for an Experienced Gameplay designer to join us at our office in Skövde!

About the company

Thunderful is a relatively new company, but with old roots.  It was formed by a number of small indie companies coming together to make something greater than they could have done independently. Over the last few years, Thunderful has grown into four different offices with roughly 120 people making games in team sizes between 15-35 people. 

The teams within have developed the award-winning SteamWorld series, known for its frequent genre-hopping and inclusive design, as well as more recent AA-games like The Gunk, Lost in Random, and other, un-announced but equally charming titles.

Responsibilities:

Design and implement technical solutions for gameplay, script events, balance combat encounters, and take ownership over mechanical aspects of the game. Work together with other disciplines to test and implement game features for an undisclosed online co-op adventure game made in Unity.

Requirements: 

  • Experience with gameplay scripting (C# and/or visual scripting)
  • Experience working with Unity
  • 3 years of game industry experience
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Solution-oriented
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Willing to relocate to Skövde, Sweden
  • Eagerness to share & exchange knowledge with colleagues

Bonus points:

  • Experience shipping multiplatform games
  • Experience working on co-op multiplayer projects
  • Experience working with 3rd person combat in games

What we offer :

  • Collective Agreement (Tekniktjänsteavtalet) + Union club 
    • Paid overtime
    • Pension plan (tjänstepension)
  • Flexible work hours
  • Yearly wellness grant (friskvårdsbidrag)
  • Occupational Health Care
  • Weekly Wellness activity hour

The Skövde Office

Thunderful Skövde lies nestled within the beating heart of a bustling science park. With one of Sweden's most prominent video game universities as our neighbor, we have the ideal soil for cultivating the seeds of new game ideas into full-fledged games. From our spacious 6th floor office we have a spectacular view of the stunning Schlätta vistas, and our two south-facing balconies are ideal for having lunch in the sun together. Plus, it's only a five-minute stroll to the train station!

Skövde also hosts many other studios and has a very active and close-knit development community with activities all year round. Almost 3% of the population are involved in the games industry somehow (which must be some kind of record!).

We usually respond within two weeks

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

Thunderful Skövde

Guru Games / Thunderful Skövde
541 34 Skövde Directions jobs@thunderfulgames.com

OUR PERKS

  • Collective agreement (Tekniktjänsteavtalet)

    - Paid Overtime

    - Pension Plan (Tjänstepension)

    - Parental Leave Additional Pay

  • Flexible work hours

  • Yearly Wellness Allowance (friskvårdsbidrag)

  • In-house gym/fitness facilities (dependent on location)

  • Weekly Wellness activity hours

  • Occupational Health Care

  • ... and more!

Our offices

Thunderful Games operates up north in the beautiful country of Sweden, with teams in four cities. Our HQ stands tall in Gothenburg, the nation's second-largest city. A few hours away by train, you'll find its siblings in Skövde, Malmö, and Karlshamn. All facilities sport state-of-the-art tools and passionate teams hard at work on the best games you've yet to play.

Already working at Thunderful?

Let’s recruit together and find your next colleague.

email
@thunderfulgames.com
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