To our wonderful friends and followers around the world, Jagex is not pausing its search for the most talented people to join its ranks. We’re a successful, robust and growing business, after all.
In light of the current situation concerning coronavirus, we have already made changes to the way we recruit, and of course are mindful of following all necessary processes to ensure the safety of our staff and anyone we might come into contact with.
Jagex has switched to working almost entirely remotely, and in line with that our recruitment and selection process has moved to an entirely remote one with video calls being the preferred method of interview.
Our hiring managers are engaged, we are well-prepared and we sincerely look forward to talking to you soon. Our team of expert recruiters will be in touch with you to talk you through the process and changes and what to expect.
So, don’t delay, get that application in today!
A leader in creating deep and engaging experiences on PC and mobile, Jagex was founded in 2001 and is today one of the UK’s biggest and most respected video game developers and publishers.
Famed for its flagship MMOs RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, Jagex has welcomed more than 260million player accounts to its world and created a $1bn lifetime franchise revenue. Today the RuneScape franchise exists beyond running games in live operations; our titles are living games that connect and inspire millions of players, with content and experiences both inside and outside of inexhaustible game worlds.
Both RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, on PC and mobile, offer ever-evolving, highly-active worlds and our community-focussed development ethos empowers players to have a real say in how each game is shaped.
Jagex is expanding and extending its portfolio with fresh franchise titles, new IP and, in 2018 launched Jagex Partners, delivering third-party publishing and operational services exclusively for the living games of the future.
Jagex employs more than 400 people at its Cambridge headquarters and is on the hunt for talented people to work across the business to help the company to achieve yet another year of record growth and player satisfaction.
Job Purpose: Breaks down design briefs to understand and articulate their technical requirements. Builds effective prototypes to help designers quickly iterate on their designs. Assists in the implementation of complex gameplay features. Helps designers and programmers debug complex features.
As Senior Technical Designer, you will be the bridge between Design and Programming, embodying the values of being Player Obsessed and Scientifically Creative, as well as being a proactive communicator.You will work with design, art and programming to gather the requirements to deliver robust implementations, as well as support the project with workflow improvements such as scripts and pipelines.
You see potential issues and proactively drives areas of R&D to surpass limitations of platform, engine, hardware, or software. You are able to deliver advanced technical tasks to support design with tools, scripts, pipelines, and processes on an assigned product.
You will use your knowledge and experience of Unreal to assist designers rapidly prototype their concepts, as well as aiding them to iterate and debug their gameplay features. You will ensure the design team has usable tools which answer the needs of the project, allowing designers to focus on creativity by reducing the friction of technical tasks.
As senior, you demonstrate an all-round ability to solve problems reliably and autonomously with great organizational, scheduling and mentorship skills.
- Flexible Working
- Bonus Scheme
- Private Health Care
- Gym Membership
- Generous Pension Contributions
- Life Insurance
- Free Cycle Repair
- Income Protection
- Dental Plan
- Free Fruit and Drinks
- Subsidised Canteen
Feel like you fit this role, but don’t meet all the requirements? We strive for fresh perspectives, so as long as you can demonstrate how your attitude and other abilities might make up for any gaps we would welcome your application!
Jagex are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.