Accelerating the Open Metaverse_

Outlier Ventures
Outlier Ventures

Senior Game Designer (3Cs/Combat)

Ex Populus

Ex Populus

Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Company Overview:
Ex Populus is a cutting-edge gaming and entertainment startup focused on building the Metaverse by leveraging web3 technology. Founded by notable executives from PC, Console, Mobile, VR, Esports, Crypto, & Animated film, who are partnering with creative rising stars to publish the world's most compelling games and entertainment.
Purpose & Scope:
Ex Populus is striving to bring joy to people around the globe with the world’s most compelling games and entertainment at the highest level possible. We are determined to work with the next generation of elite content creators and enable their vision by bringing them into a world class studio with some of the industry's most elite talent.

What You'll Do

  • Design, iterate and optimize 3C’s systems and gameplay to provide high-quality, responsive and memorable experiences for our players in both single and multiplayer contexts
  • Work in partnership with cross-functional teams (art, animation, programming) from prototype to ship to post launch as needed on designs
  • Develop and present design intentions to the Game Director and relevant stakeholders
  • Provide concise and clear design documentation for cross-functional and production teams
  • Use iteration, playtests, and metrics to discover opportunities to strengthen and refine designs
  • Participate in design discussions and playtests

What You'll Need

  • 5+ years of experience as a game designer
  • 3 or more years as a 3C’s and/or combat designer
  • Experience designing and tuning 3D action gameplay in a shipped title
  • Significant experience working with an established game engine (Unity or Unreal)
  • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, pitch, implement and iterate 3Cs and/or Combat game systems
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • High level of comfort working independently
  • Significant awareness of current trends in gameplay and game systems (3Cs and Combat)
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Fluent in English


  • Experience designing cross-platform games (PC and Mobile)
  • AAA experience is a plus
  • Experience in an entire development process, from Pre-Production to Post-Launch
The company is founded by industry veterans that have collectively received 3 Oscar nominations, 12 Emmy nominations and 7 Annie noms. The staff comes from companies like Ubisoft, Blizzard, Activision, Love Death & Robots, Pixar, Illumination, Wargaming and others. We look forward to speaking with you!