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Combat Designer

for Bloober Team in Kraków or remote

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If you’re searching for something more than just a workplace, if you want to be a co-creator rather than just another cog in the machine, if you want to go down in the history of the game industry working as a part of great productions – read this ad. Bloober Team S.A. is not only a leading horror producer, with strong financial ground beneath it, a clear strategy and perhaps most interestingly, a portfolio of pending productions. Most of all, it’s a place of business with a comfortable and open working atmosphere, and a great team working with passion soon to be found on the new generation of consoles. If you’re looking not only for a well-paid job, but also a great atmosphere and the opportunity to be remembered for your work – apply to this position:

Combat Designer

Bloober Team is looking for a Combat Designer with proven experience to join the team of talented developers.
The Combat Designer will work closely with the rest of the development team to determine overall flow, look, and feel of the entire combat experience. This includes creation and maintenance of core combat mechanics, character abilities and player feedback. They will be responsible for prototyping, maintaining and improving combat experience.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated designer with a deep passion for games and combat systems, who can collaboratively plan and create interesting, visceral combat including the main character, AI characters and gameplay objects across varied encounter types while working on both conceptual and practical level.
Position involves creating compelling combat from concept to implementation using Unreal 4, overseeing combat design, collaborating with Lead Designer, Engineering and animation teams.

Your tasks:

  • Design, implement, tune and maintain combat systems, character moves, abilities, items, weapons and character statistics.
  • Ownership of the core combat mechanic and specification of associated animation.
  • Ownership of the development of combat features and improvement efforts, from iteration through delivery to players.
  • Planning for AI needs, behavior scripting, and tuning to create varied combat encounters
  • Maintain clear and concise documentation for all combat mechanics, balance, and systems.
  • Validation of all combat design scoping estimates.
  • Utilization of team, player and focus feedback to improve the look and feel of the combat experience
  • Collaboration with animation and audio teams to determine general feel and pace of combat actions utilizing third person animations.


  • Minimum 4+ years of game development experience, with at least 2 years in Combat Design role on a shipped title with PVE experience.
  • Understanding and experience in balancing interactions between player abilities, stats, items, and weapons using iterative approach.
  • Great written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to think logically and break down complex problems, with attention to detail.


  • Experience developing third person melee and ranged combat
  • Experience directly tuning the animation graphs and timing windows for attacks, blocks, branching actions, hit reactions and other key combat animations
  • Exceptional attention to details
  • Love of computer and console horror games

What do we have to offer:

  • Earnings fitting to your skills and experience,
  • possibility of long-term cooperation on current and upcoming projects,
  • work in a creative environment, in a committed team of game enthusiasts,
  • work in a modern, comfortable office,
  • flexible working hours, days off, private healthcare, and working with new * technologies.

Dear Applicant,
Bloober Team applies the highest standards of protection for personal data and specific data. You can find detailed information, on how we process your data and what your rights are, here: Based on Article. 13 para. 1-2 of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46 / EC (OJ. UE L 2016, No. 119) - later in the GDPR, the Bloober Team informs you that you must provide your personal data and give consent to their processing in order to be able to contact Bloober Team and to apply for any job position. By joining the recruitment process, you are giving the consent for personal data processing by Bloober Team.

Published on: 2022-08-05

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