Content Developer - (Games Studio) - Cambridge

Company
Jagex
Location
Cambridge (CB1), United Kingdom
Salary
£Very Competitive +Excellent Benefits

About Jagex

With 3 Guinness world records; a Queen’s Award for Enterprise (2011) a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 (2010); a Sunday Times Top 100 company to work for (2008) and countless other awards to their name, this multi-award winning business employ over 450 people and sit at the very forefront of the online games industry, developing and publishing mini games and leading titles interacted by millions worldwide!

Job summary

Pivotal in creating new game element ideas (quests, mini-games, skills, etc.) you will work with graphic artists, testers and other professionals to produce the best content possible. You should be the type of Content Developer who can write high quality code (using an internal scripting language), communicate complex ideas effectively and cope with the thrilling challenges of releasing new game elements several times per month.

Skills & Requirements

CONTENT DEVELOPER - (GAMES STUDIO) - CAMBRIDGE (REF:RH\000479A, Closing Date: 17/02/2013)

We are seeking a Content Developer to brainstorm and create new MMO game element ideas (quests, mini-games, skills etc.) for one of world’s largest independent Online Games Studios. Read on...

With 3 Guinness world records; a Queen’s Award for Enterprise (2011) a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 (2010); a Sunday Times Top 100 company to work for (2008) and countless other awards to their name, this multi-award winning business employ over 450 people and sit at the very forefront of the online games industry, developing and publishing mini games and leading titles interacted by millions worldwide!

Pivotal in creating new game element ideas (quests, mini-games, skills, etc.) you will work with graphic artists, testers and other professionals to produce the best content possible. You should be the type of Content Developer who can write high quality code (using an internal scripting language), communicate complex ideas effectively and cope with the thrilling challenges of releasing new game elements several times per month.

In short, this role would suit a passionate gamer (ideally role playing games) with strong creative skills and a deep motivation to create games.

To qualify... We are seeking a Content Developer who can demonstrate:

• Good programming or game scripting skills (basic C++ or Java or game scripting). • Proven track record of content development within the games industry. • Good creative writing skills and imaginative storyline ideas. • Clear understanding of game design terminology and realistic game design ideas. • Very strong and proven communication skills. • Experience of working to deadlines and in a project based environment. • Keen interest in role playing games.

Prior experience of writing quests (levels) for RPGs, MUDs or similar is advantageous, as is experience of multiple MMORPGs/online games and a technical degree, however this isn't essential if good programming and/or scripting skills can be demonstrated.

Joining a team of talented and enthusiastic people you will get to work with one of the largest independent games Studios in the World so expect a great working environment and superb benefits to match, including: Bonuses, private healthcare, flexible working, gym membership and loads more. Get in touch...

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