Get a job: Design vehicles for Just Cause developer Avalanche

Avalanche Studios, the NY-based company currently working on Just Cause 3, is looking to hire a vehicle designer to lay out and tune vehicles in an open-world game for PC and consoles.
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Vehicle Designer, Avalanche Studios

Location: New York, NY As a Vehicle Designer at Avalanche Studios, your work will be focused around what you like to do most: design and tune many different vehicles which form the backbone of our next open world game - thatas a variety of vehicles which extend far beyond traditional cars. Our vision is focused on player satisfaction and on innovation i our plan is to deliver stunning vehicles in terms of handling, physics simulation and destruction rendition. Something no open world to date has yet achieved. You will work in a multidisciplinary team, constantly interacting with programmers, artists, and other designers. You will also be expected to take ownership of our vehicle design, carry-on the overall vision with support and direction from the Lead Designer, ensuring weare constantly aligned to the promise of delivering an over-the-top vehicle experience. To this extent, youare also expected to drive an on-going competitive analysis to assess the quality and scope of the player experience against that of the competition. Avalanche Studios is developing for next-gen platforms so if you think you have the skills and you want to innovate in the field of vehicle design, this is the opportunity for you. Required Qualifications - Please do not apply if you don't fulfill the following: - Passion for vehicles. - 3+ years industry experience as programmer or technical designer; at least 2 of these years spent on a vehicle programmer or vehicle designer position. - At least 1 shipped game on XBOX360, PS3, or PC. - Good understanding of physics and mathematics; experience in tuning physics-based vehicles. - Working experience giving high and low level design and technical feedback to other team members (as well as receiving feedback). - Youare articulate, have strong conceptual skills and the ability to communicate your ideas visually and verbally. - Passion for games and ability to articulate that passion clearly and analytically. Desired Qualifications - Experience from an open world title. - Experience with physics simulations. To apply for this position please register below with a detailed resume and cover letter. Apply as soon as possible as we review applications continuously. All further information is provided under non-disclosure agreement only. All applicants are required to relocate to work full-time in New York. Interested? Apply now.

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