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Technical Designer

Technical Designer


Climax Studios was established nearly 30 years ago, we have an extensive history in developing all kinds of digital experiences across all formats, and we have won multiple awards along the way. We have a state of the art studio located in the heart of the beautiful Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth overlooking the Harbour.

We are seeking an experienced Technical Designer with proven technical design skills & experience working on Console titles, to join our award-winning team.

 This is an exciting opportunity to work on a AAA IP where you will be responsible for implementing companion characters into the game and owning features from prototype phase and taking them into production. This is a great opportunity to work with a team of passionate and experienced designers on a AAA project.



  • ·        Create and maintain documentation for all owned features.
  • ·        Taking ownership and responsibility for setting up and implementing companion characters into the game.
  • ·        Keep to project vision for best practices, methodologies used and quality benchmark.
  • ·        Work within the wider design team to champion best technical practices.
  • ·        As part of reviews, able to provide constructive critique and solutions.
  • ·        Ability to self-motivate as-well-as motivate other members of the team.


  • Excellent holiday package
  • Regular social events
  • Fresh fruit and snacks
  • A friendly, focused, ambitious and relaxed working environment
  • Ongoing training and development, with career progression
  • Discount card for all the shopping centre stores
  • Great seafront location, a short walk from the rail station, bars, restaurants, coffee shops
  • Group Private Medical Insurance provided by BUPA
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Private Dental Insurance
  • Group Income Protection
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • Eye-Care Vouchers


  • Bring your doggo to work! We're a dog friendly studio, bring your pooch in to meet us.
  • Bean to cup coffee machine in the studio.
  • Fresh fruit and healthy snacks provided daily, breakfast and some not so healthy snacks.
  • In-house clubs and socials. From board games, tennis, football to D&D nights, there are lots of opportunities to socialise.
  • Regular Socials including Project Wrap Parties, team and studio events, Christmas and annual Summer parties and some great charity fundraising events.

Experience & Requirements

  • ·        Experience working as a Technical Designer on at least one published console title.
  • ·        Experience with technical design work related to implementing game characters.
  • ·        Proven experience working within Unreal Engine 5.
  • ·        Strong Proficiency with Character Behaviour Trees.
  • ·        Proven experience working with character animations and character A.I.
  • ·        Strong proficiency at scripting with Blueprints.
  • ·        Be able to take a feature from the vision phase to prototype and then into production.
  • ·        Be able to communicate with artists, programmers, and animators.
  • ·        Enjoys a creative challenge with the passion and motivation to make great games
  • ·        Experience of helping to plan and schedule workflows.
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