Senior Combat Designer

Dragons Lake Entertainment (DLE) is an exciting new game development studio focused on making excellent AAA games on PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and Switch.

Porto, Barсelona
English: Upper-Intermidiate
Art & UI

We are looking a Senior Combat Designer to be responsible for significant contributions to game design, with a focus on combat, moment-to-moment gameplay, and character implementation. Work with the Lead Designer and fellow Designers to design, implement, and maintain combat-centric systems, game balance, and character tuning.


  • Establishes design schedules and creates working design documents.
  • Designs and scripts game experiences, including implementation of characters and their navigation, combat movesets, and in-game particle effects. 
  • Works closely with the Animation Department to generate mocap shot lists and help direct mocap performances.
  • Creates AI behavior specs.
  • Play and evaluate combat constantly over the course of the project, iterating and re-doing work to reach a high degree of polish.
  • Participates in regular, hands on interaction with Team members to ensure that the concepts and content of assigned games meet design requirements.


  • 5+ years game design experience.
  • Shipped at least 1 title with a strong emphasis in combat design and implementation
  • Passion for action and fighting games with a focus on combat mechanics.
  • Strong programming or scripting knowledge and experience required
  • Direct experience in implementing navigation and/or combat mechanics (with a preference on melee based combat) on at least 1 shipped titles
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills..

    Grow with us, we’ve got you covered:
  • competitive financial reward (yes, we are fair enough);
  • challenges to raise your XPs score (professional trainings and conferences, internal mentorship);
  • paid vacation and sick leave;
  • culture of diversity & inclusion to unite the most outstanding talents;
  • community of people who understand your game passion.

    Join Dragon’s Lake Entertainment and take challenges you’ve always been dreaming about.

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