Audio & Design

Game Designer - Rocket League

About Us

Psyonix is a video game developer best known for Rocket League, the award-winning game that combines soccer, driving, and highly competitive gameplay. As part of the Epic Games family, we are an industry-leading game studio rooted in a crunch-free philosophy that emphasizes an amazing employee experience, located in the heart of San Diego. For nearly 20 years, we have been a driving force behind some of the most successful games in the industry, including Gears of War, Mass Effect 3, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Bulletstorm, Unreal Tournament III and Unreal Tournament 2004.

What Makes Us Epic?

At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating. Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.

What You'll Do

Psyonix is looking for a team-oriented Game Designer to help drive feature design and implementation for Rocket League.  You will be working with our established development team of artists, engineers, and producers to maintain and improve existing features as well as design future features for Rocket League. Working with our Analytics & Design teams, you will identify what new features are needed and what existing features need design changes to keep Rocket League fans entertained and engaged.

In This Role You Will

  • Work closely with the Design Team
  • Collaborate with the development team to create clear and concise design documents for feature implementation 
  • Work collaboratively to find practical solutions for adding new features into a successful game without sacrificing fun or quality for our players
  • Obtain team playtest feedback on new features and collaborate on improvements
  • Identify live feature improvements and find design solutions for implementation
  • Review feedback from UX tests to help identify issues and improve usability, fun, and engagement
  • Monitor the Rocket League community to seek out feedback and identify player needs, evaluate what’s actionable, and create a plan of action to address

What We're Looking For

  • 2+ years of professional game design experience
  • Experience with feature design
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to work well with other departments
  • Shine in a collaborative team environment, be self-motivated and open to feedback

Nice To Have Skills

  • Thorough familiarity with Rocket League mechanics and features
  • UE4 development experience
  • Experience designing for live “as a service” games
  • Familiarity with Google Workplace tools (Docs and Sheets) and Atlassian suite (Confluence, Jira)

Epic Job + Epic Benefits = Epic Life

Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay for 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. We offer coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, AD&D and Life Insurance, 401k.

All Epic employees enjoy drinks, snacks, and lunches every day, free of charge - and we offer plenty of annual celebrations for employees and family members to show the love we have for our people. Additionally, each year, we celebrate the Epic family with company-wide paid breaks, generous paid time off, and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical - we think our people are pretty awesome!

Like what you hear? Come be part of something Epic!