Content Developer

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Job Title Content Developer
Job Category Gameplay
Job Description Company Overview:

A leader in creating deep and engaging experiences on PC and mobile, Jagex was founded in 2001 and is today one of the UK’s biggest and most respected video game developers and publishers.

Famed for its flagship MMOs RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, Jagex has welcomed more than 260million player accounts to its world and created a $1bn lifetime franchise revenue. Today the RuneScape franchise exists beyond running games in live operations; our titles are living games that connect and inspire millions of players, with content and experiences both inside and outside of inexhaustible game worlds.

Both RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, on PC and mobile, offer ever-evolving, highly-active worlds and our community-focussed development ethos empowers players to have a real say in how each game is shaped.

Jagex is expanding and extending its portfolio with fresh franchise titles, new IP and, in 2018 launched Jagex Partners, delivering third-party publishing and operational services exclusively for the living games of the future.

Jagex employs more 360 people at its Cambridge headquarters and is on the hunt for talented people to work across the business to help the company to achieve yet another year of record growth and player satisfaction.

Job Overview

We are looking for a Content Developer to join the Old School RuneScape team. The successful candidate will design game updates of various types such as new game areas, PvP updates, mini-games, skills or gameplay improvements as voted for by the community.

You must consider the narrative, gameplay, end user experience and technical implementation. The successful candidate will go on to complete full training in our internal scripting language RuneScript.

Key Duties:
  • Design new game content that fits the Old School game.
  • Designing game updates of various types, such as new game areas, PvP updates, mini-games, skills or gameplay improvements as voted for by the community.
  • You must consider the narrative, gameplay, end user experience and technical implementation.
  • Produce high quality code. Using the internal scripting language, RuneScript.
  • Assist in a project’s management. There will be minimal oversight of the projects that you work on.
  • You will need the ability to completely own a project through the entire process of development, from design to launch including utilizing the team’s expertise to market and engage the community successfully.
  • Engage with the player base via forums and social media.


Company Benefits:

Flexible Working
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Private Health Care
  • Gym Membership
  • Generous Pension Contributions
  • Life Insurance
  • Free Cycle Repair
  • Income Protection
  • Dental Plan
  • Free Fruit and Drinks
  • Subsidised Canteen

Feel like you fit this role, but don’t meet all the requirements? We strive for fresh perspectives, so as long as you can demonstrate how your attitude and other abilities might make up for any gaps we would welcome your application! 

Jagex are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.<a href="https://jobs.lever.co/jagex/c36ae586-e7cb-48fe-8cc6-feebdfb8d403/apply">
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Location Cambridge, UK & Europe
Job Category Programming
Date posted 09/08/2019
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