People Can Fly is one of the leading independent AAA games development studios
with an international team of hundreds of talented individuals working from
offices located in Poland, UK, US, and Canada, and from all over the world
thanks to our remote work programs.
Founded in 2002, we made our mark on the shooter genre with titles such as
Painkiller, Bulletstorm, Gears of War: Judgment, and Outriders. We are one of
the most experienced Unreal Engine studios in the industry and we are
expanding it with in-house solutions called PCF Framework.
Our creative teams are currently working on several exciting titles: Gemini is
our new project being developed with Square Enix; Maverick is a Triple-A game
developed in collaboration with Microsoft Corporation; Bifrost, Victoria and
Dagger are projects we're growing in the self-publishing model. We also have
one project in the concept phase – Red; as well as two projects in VR
technology – Green Hell VR and Bulletstorm VR - an exciting VR version of our
With over 20 years of experience, PCF sets out to explore new horizons. We aim
to combine our expertise with creativity of the best and most forward-thinking
talents in the industry to work together on the new generation of action games
for the global gaming community.
If you decide to accompany us on this journey, you'll have a chance to perfect
your craft and expand your knowledge, working alongside leaders in the
industry on bringing a brand-new unique experience to the players worldwide.
Project Gemini is a yet unannounced AAA game developed with Square Enix –
the publisher of our recent AAA title, Outriders. The game development
involves primarily our Europe based teams
Create, pitch and prototype gameplay ideas for core combat and moment-to-
moment mechanics and systems, combat characters, their feel, behavior,
abilities and encounter in various settings
Implement combatant character with animations and behavior using state
machines, behavior trees, visual effects, sound effects & combat
encounters with arena layouts and pacing using provided level design tools
and various other scripting systems
Create designs documents, content briefs, system outlines, and other means
of sharing all the necessary information with involved teams
Full ownership of the produced function - from conceptual and paper
design, through the prototyping phase, scripting, iteration, debugging,
optimization - until delivery of the game
Ensure the core game play is strong, fun and challenging as early as
possible in the development and delivers the design intention at agreed
You will work in engine, tweaking, scripting, and tuning your features,
and help in defining what tools you need to do so
Conduct playtest sessions for involved developers (level designers,
artists, animators and programmers) to discuss and improve implemented
Collaborate with multiple disciplines, ensuring the correct partners are
involved and informed throughout the development process
Remain current on industry and product design trends to enhance the
player's experience and enjoyment.
Excellent knowledge of Unreal Engine 5.
At least 6+ years of experience in the production of games for consoles
6+ years of experience shipping AAA TPP/FPP shooters titles in combat or
systems design roles.
Demonstrated ability to communicate and align design vision with internal
partners and the target audience.
Exceptional ability to conceptualize, pitch, and implement game systems
and features using various tools, technology, and visual language.
Knowledge of an iterative development process and ability to quickly
prototype and evaluate new gameplay mechanics.
Excellent analytical, facilitation, and organizational skills.
Deep passion for gaming, preferably Shooter games.
Extensive experience with online action games.
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
High work ethic and self-motivation.
A familiarity with scripting languages and a strong foundation in math is
Deep understanding of systems design, player psychology, and emerging
industry trends is beneficial.
What we offer:
A competitive salary and performance-based annual bonuses.
Private medical healthcare (Vitality) and BUPA dental insurance for
PCF's employees and their families.
Access to wellbeing platform - Gympass for employees and family members.
Access to Worksmile - cafeteria program.
Online Polish and English language classes.
Access to the pension scheme.
Flexible working hours.
Free virtual health and mental wellbeing sessions included in the plan for
members and their dependents.
Personal development opportunities and ability to work in a global
Work in a creative team with people full of passion for what they do.
We are committed to an inclusive and diverse work culture. PCF is an equal
opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity,
ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender
expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, marital
status or any legally protected status.