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Backbone Entertainment

Emeryville, California - United States
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Sr. Game Designer


Foundation 9 Entertainment, the largest independent game developer in the world, is always looking for talented and motivated people to join our highly-skilled, creative, and dedicated team. Spanning 10 studios across the US, Canada, the UK and India, our nearly 900 employees specialize in creating fun, quality, franchise-based videogames on every major platform. From large-scale, day and date film-based games, to recreations of classic gaming franchises, to educational games for children, our depth of capabilities in genre, audience and platform is unmatched by any other developer.

Our studios are fast-paced, fun-filled, and provide opportunities for you to have a real impact on the games you develop. We are passionate about creating awesome, innovative games while fostering creative freedom in our employees. Through it all, we constantly strive to create an environment that strikes that elusive balance between work and play.

Just as important as our dedication to making quality games is our commitment to offering our employees tangible benefits that simply work. We proudly offer:

• Competitive Pay
• Medical/Dental/Vision
• 401(k) with company match
• Long-term Disability
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• Vacation/Sick Pay
• And more….

If you are skilled, detail-oriented, well-rounded and willing to fight the good fight to help make F9E not only the largest but the BEST independent game developer in the world, we’d love to hear from you!


• Conceptualize and plan 3D environments (organic and architectural) with a strong emphasis on gameplay mechanics for first and third person action games in collaboration with the Lead Level Designer and Lead Environment Artist
• Produce articulate documentation detailing innovative game design content and features which is stylistically appropriate for each project; including story lines, detailed mission walkthroughs (with floor plans), character behaviors, environmental behaviors, and other systems as necessary.
• Mentor Associate/Standard members of staff with guidance on particular techniques, tools, processes and/or best practices as required

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