Overview

Are you looking to collaborate in a multidisciplinary team, using your rapid prototyping skills and mechanics design know-how to create groundbreaking games and experiences in VR? Do you know when to abandon, and when to iterate, until an interaction is intuitive and delightful? Do you want to break some design rules? Then we are looking for you.”

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

To take ownership of a feature’s design, acting as a partner in creative lead’s vision;
To validate the design by rapidly prototyping mechanics in working software;
To iterate on the prototype in search of a high-quality user experience;
To assist the design lead in the planning of tasks, and managing the output junior team members;
To contribute toward the project’s knowledge base and improve the tools and workflow.

 

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

UE4 BP Mastery (or similar visual scripting competency)
Basic 3d modelling skills and an ability to mockup VFX and AFX
Clear, concise, communication; in English, both written and verbal
At least 2 complete development cycles, on character action console/PC titles
Owned a feature’s design throughout development, from concept to product
Have mentored one or more junior team member in their development and output
Ideally have experience of development for VR

 

ABOUT YOU:

You are passionate about game design and you love to create new things;
You are comfortable with working under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
You have a very good knowledge of English, both oral and written;
You are capable of communicating in a clear, open, convincing, and inspired manner;
You have an entrepreneurial attitude;
You are passionate about game design and you love to create new things;
You have a very good knowledge of English, both oral and written/

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

A culture that values a healthy work-life balance;
Studio location in the heart of Amsterdam;
Flexible working hours;
Benefits according to experience and job;
26 Standard vacation days with an option to buy 5 more;
A healthy lunch buffet with regular hot meals and specials;
30% Income tax ruling for eligible expats;
Relocation cost compensation depending on your situation;
Free pension plan;
Free train commuting when living outside of Amsterdam;
Group activities and an annual VR game jam;
Friday afternoon drinks;
The latest VR hardware which you can borrow and take home.
For this vacancy we only consider candidates that are eligible to work in the EU (no visa required).

About Force Field Entertainment

Force Field History

Force Field was created in 2015 when Vanguard Games merged with a VR startup. The company is led by two industry veterans, Chief Creative Officer Martin de Ronde (Co-Founder of Guerilla Games and Founder of One Big Game) and CEO Arthur Houtman (with prior executive roles at Atari and Disney).

Martin and Arthur both have a passion for immersive technologies such as VR and AR; they are convinced that these technologies will play an increasingly important role in the future of entertainment. Led by this vision, they have shaped Force Field into one of the world’s leading studios in VR/AR games and experiences production.

Over the first 4 years of Force Field’s existence the company has launched more than 10 consumer projects, all receiving critical acclaim and winning many international awards