Senior Multiplayer Designer

Feb 04, 2023
Boston, United Kingdom
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

The Molasses Flood is seeking a SENIOR MULTIPLAYER DESIGNER to join us on our ambitious new project, set within the world of The Witcher: Project Sirius.

You will help drive the vision and implementation of the multiplayer experience in our action game. Working alongside the Lead Multiplayer Designer and Design Director, you will create engaging multiplayer gameplay features, game modes, player progression and social systems, driving them from concept to implementation. You will work collaboratively with the systems design, engineering, art, and production teams to make sure that the experiences your team creates are fun, engaging, and performant, and help to tell the story of the game. The Senior Multiplayer Designer will report directly to the Lead Multiplayer Designer. 

This job could be performed either working a hybrid model out of our office in the greater Boston area, or remote within the contiguous US states. Relocation assistance is available for moving to the Boston area. All employees of The Molasses Flood work a schedule aligned to US eastern time, regardless of US location.



  • Proposing and documenting an innovative design for multiplayer systems and features that follow the game direction. 
  • Iterating and improving documentation for existing multiplayer systems and features.
  • Designing, prototyping, scripting, iterating on features using Unreal Engine 5. 
  • Working in multidisciplinary teams on prototyping and implementing various game modes, ensuring that the multiplayer experience and networking are carried through to completion in the highest possible quality.
  • Taking ownership of specific features/systems of the game. 
  • At least 6 years of overall game design experience, ideally in a multiplayer or core gameplay position, with at least 1 AA/AAA shipped title with strong multiplayer design elements.
  • Very high proficiency working with Unreal Engine 4 and/or Unreal Engine 5. 
  • Experience with co-op multiplayer design.
  • Openness to receiving and giving feedback about your work.
  • Ability to include others in the design process.
  • Highly passionate about multiplayer games and systems (game modes, class design, player progression, social activities, etc.)
  • Curiosity, kindness, and a positive and professional can-do attitude
  • Candidates must have a US work permit or citizenship 

Nice to Haves

  • Experience prototyping in Unreal Engine on multiplayer Co-Op/PvE titles.
  • Experience with action design.
  • Passionate about the Witcher universe and lore.
  • Mentoring experience. 
  • Experience or interest in procedurally generated levels.

The expected salary range for this position is $120,000 - $145,000 USD, negotiable. Salary offered will be based upon a number of factors, including but not limited to: skill set, years and quality of experience, and suitability for the role.


  • 100% company paid medical, dental, and vision plans available - for employees and dependents

  • 401K with matching

  • Company paid long & short term disability plans, and life insurance

  • Profit sharing plan

  • Unlimited PTO and flexible schedule

  • Environmental company paid offset of employees’ carbon footprint via

  • Some positions available for Remote work

  • Positions worked in office are hybrid: M/W/F work from home & T/Th work in office, with lunch provided on the in office days

  • Dog friendly office

  • Many opportunities for advancement as our team grows and takes on new challenges 

The Molasses Flood is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embracing and celebrating diverse thoughts and backgrounds throughout our organization. Employment at The Molasses Flood is based on ability  – not an individual’s race, creed, color, religion, sex or gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, status as a victim of domestic violence or sex offenses, reproductive health decisions, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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