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Virtual Heroes Inc.

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina - United States
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Game Designer


Department: Design

Reports To: Department lead

Job Status: Full-time

Virtual Heroes Inc. is looking for a Game Designer to collaborate with Production Manager, game design team, instructional designers, subject matter experts (SME’s) and other team members to conceptualize, document and implement core gameplay concepts, game systems, and game content across multiple projects.


• Contribute substantially and decisively to the evolution of game designs from initial documentation through testing
• Conceptualize, create and maintain detailed game design documentation throughout the project • Aggressively prototype and validate core game mechanics for original and licensed games
• Evolve ideas in conjunction with a team, articulate those concepts in complete detail, and ensure that the design vision adapts to and survives the development process
• Create and implement superior game-play levels, encounters and experiences
• Participate pro-actively and collaboratively at gameplay and art reviews.
• Make and communicate practical design compromises to ensure that the project is viable and successful as a training or retail product
• Develop and implement positive changes to the game based on feedback from SME’s, QA,
• Consumer/End-User Insights, senior staff members, and others. Balance and adjust game-play/training experiences to ensure the product’s success
• Provide timely updates and documented closes to the bug database. Actively resolve priority bugs and implement tuning and polish
• Exercise initiative and excellent judgment
• Remain current on industry trends and techniques in game design
• Demonstrate commitment to creative collaboration in a time-sensitive environment
• Conduct research on concepts as necessary

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