Senior Technical Designer - Core Development



We are looking for a Senior Technical Designer for our Core Development team. They will develop and evangelise the shared systems that power our first-person VR titles, based on Unreal Engine 5. Alongside our game teams, they’ll collaboratively drive our best-in-class VR traversal and interaction systems, ensuring our reusable components can be adapted and customized easily. They will partner with Core Development engineers, guiding feature development to deliver world-leading functionality and performance.

The ideal candidate would be a flexible, collaborative designer who enjoys working with both technical and creative staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build Blueprints and editor tools for our reusable Unreal Engine plugins, which provide game features to multiple studios.
  • Innovate in the field of first-person interaction and embodiment – collaborate with the game teams and Core Development engineers to build novel solutions to unsolved problems.
  • Act as a power-user of the core technology, ensuring workflows and documentation are intuitive and there’s minimal friction in adopting and customizing it.
  • Evangelize the tech with compelling samples, inspiring demos and rapid prototyping support.


Essential capabilities:

  • 3+ years of professional experience as a Technical Designer, having contributed to at one shipped title on a console, PC, or mobile platform.
  • Experience building interactive experiences in Unreal Engine 4/5, authoring Blueprints with scalability and performance in mind.
  • Able to apply 3D mathematics to gameplay scripting – manipulating vectors, quaternions, matrices etc.
  • Able to gather user requirements, using them to prioritize shared features and manage scope.
  • Good English communication skills. Able to work effectively with peers and stakeholders from all disciplines.

Desired experience:

  • An understanding of animation blueprints, control rig and sequence composition in Unreal Engine.
  • Experience developing virtual/mixed reality applications. Particularly interactions, locomotion or avatar representation.
  • Rapid prototyping experience – able to quickly realize and iterate concepts in software.
  • Familiarity with the state-of-the-art in virtual reality interaction and player representation. Regularly uses VR and keeps up with hardware and software innovation.


Who we are -

We are nDreams, a world-leading game developer and publisher with nearly a decade of VR specialism. Combining a drive to push technological boundaries with proven gaming excellence, we are the team who set the standard for VR games with Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord, Synapse, Fracked and the award-winning Phantom: Covert Ops.

With our team’s triple-A credentials and sensibilities, alongside bespoke VR technologies, we’ve got the skillset, processes and creative vision to deliver innovative, high-end games for all VR platforms and genres. If it’s VR gaming, you will find nDreams at the forefront of it.

Our projects continue to advance the present and define the future of VR. Want to be a part of it? Apply today to join a studio with a state-of-the-art collaborative workflow and diverse talents assembled from world-leading games developers and publishers.

Why nDreams?

Our expanding company shares a passion for innovation, collaboration and leading the future of VR. We encourage an open and diverse culture and empower people to explore ideas and put their own stamp on their work. With humble beginnings as an independent studio, we combine amazing projects and considerable scale with a personal, caring touch.

We offer great perks, including flexible hours, duvets days, your birthday off, dedicated personal development time and support, as well as regular socials and parties. Beyond this, there’s an excellent holiday offering, pension scheme, health insurance, life cover and much more. Our newly refurbished nDreams studio space has some fantastic facilities and is built around collaborative work (and play!).


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