Electronic Arts, Inc Plants Vs. Zombies - Lead Single Player Designer in Burnaby, British Columbia

WE WANT YOUR BRAINS… PopCap Vancouver is on the hunt for bright, talented, people with a passion for making the world’s best games. What’s in it for you? A super-fun environment, rewarding work, excellent benefits, and lots of great perks. It takes big, delicious brains to make award-wining titles like Plants vs. Zombies. Are you up for the challenge?

Role: Lead Single Player DesignerWe are looking for a talented and experienced Single Player Designer to join an established team of developers working on an exciting AAA title that is in development. This is an opportunity to join a veteran team early in pre-production and help bring the creative vision to life on a new game. Responsibilities:• Collaborate with the Creative Director and Producer to execute against the vision through the single player campaign.• Work with a team of Lead Designers and the Creative Director through all stages of development to design and develop a suite of features that delivers against the game vision.• Work with the Lead Multiplayer Designer to ensure that all aspects of the single player and multiplayer experiences remain consistent and in sync.• Work with the Lead Writer to ensure that the single-player campaign executes on all story requirements and vice versa.• Responsible for ensuring timely completion to a high quality of all key designs necessary to deliver the product.• Be proactive in communicating progress and resolution of problems both within the design group but also with other key Directors on the game team.• Create design documentation backlog and key prototypes for specific and exploratory game systems. Requirements:• 5 + years of experience as a game designer working on AAA titles.• Bring a strong sense of humour and fun to the team and the game. • Familiar with all AAA titles, expert in the action/shooter genre• Comfortable collaborating with all levels of the game team• Thorough understanding of scripting and programming concepts• Ability to work collaboratively with team members from different locations and different disciplines.• Ability to critique the concepts of play in a group environment• Willingness to adapt and iterate designs.• A passion for gaming• Education requirement: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Benefits:

We are proud of the great perks we offer like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, pension with company match and, of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off of creativity and individuality.

We Thought You Might Also Want to Know:More about our location:http://careers.ea.com/our-locations/burnaby-eav

Contact me: Jesenka Duranovic, Recruiter,jduranovic@ea.com; @jesenka088