Vehicle Handling Designer

Bulkhead

Located in the heart of the UK, Derby serves as the home for BULKHEAD, a centre for creativity and innovation matched by its occupants here at Cardinal Square. Housing our AAA team, our modern, highly accessible and ever-evolving work space is a hospitable and welcoming environment for all those who join us on our journey. With a body of over 100 talented team members spread across multiple teams and projects, involvement remains a key focal point in our growth and expansion as we go from strength to strength. Adapting with an ever-evolving industry has been a key principal for our young company as we move forward, with each individual as important as the last, a focused and versatile ensemble determined to remain functional in a competitive environment. Check out more here: bulkhead.com

  • 4 x 8hr days
  • 100% salary
  • Hybird Remote, Derby
  • Offers relocation

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Derby, UK ⚠️

// DESCRIPTION

We are looking for an experienced Vehicle Handling Designer to join the team working on WARDOGS, our Multiplayer All Out Warfare Shooter.

The team at BULKHEAD are a group of developers, who strive to build impressive multiplayer games. Our team members are multi-disciplined developers who strive to push boundaries, question the norm and are always looking for better ways to do things.

As the Vehicle Handling Designer at BULKHEAD you will work alongside Designers, Programmers and Artists to develop and implement new vehicle handling designs.

As the go to vehicle specialist, you will work on content and features for vehicles on land, sea and air as well as the behaviours and performance of our vehicles.

You need to be passionate about vehicle design with a strong knowledge of vehicle dynamics.

If you have the skills and passion we are looking for and want to be part of something special, we want to hear from you!

This is an in-studio role, and this is non-negotiable; however, we can offer bespoke relocation packages.

// RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implement high end vehicle handling features
  • Support the studio with all vehicle design across the game
  • Knowledge of vehicle setup and the ability to communicate their behaviours
  • Be the champion for quality whilst developing satisfying vehicle handling
  • Make technical improvements where required for player engagement
  • Create design briefs to support vehicle design needs

// REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • UE4/UE5 Experience.
  • Shipped at least 2 games titles
  • Vehicle handling experience

// DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • A passion for all styles of vehicles
  • Knowledge of systems design is a plus
Bulkheadbulkhead.com

A pioneering UK video game studio dedicated to creating world-class gaming experiences.

Working Week

All our employees work a 4 day work week, 32hrs per week at full pay.

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Our Vacation Policy

Generous annual leave depends on job title and a 4-day work week.

  • 28 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 80 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

We mostly work onsite from our office in Derby UK.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 110 across 7 departments:

  • arts and design
    21
  • engineering
    20
  • education
    7
  • human resources
    5
  • finance
    2
  • +2 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Vehicle handling
  • UE4/UE5
  • Game development
  • Vehicle dynamics
  • Technical improvements

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