Neverwinter - Design

Content Designer

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Cryptic Studios is seeking a skilled Content Designer to breath life into our Neverwinter game! With the support of our systems designers and environment artists, you'll help us discover challenging enemies, script heartfelt narrative events, and build some really epic boss battles!


  • Brainstorm events alongside our writers and environment artists as we realize the vision of our worlds
  • Use Cryptic's proprietary tools to script narrative beats and action combat encounters
  • Prototype new AI and iterate on gameplay mechanics with our systems designers
  • Balance each enemy and battle to provide the right amount of challenge and reward


  • Proven ability in creating and implementing characters, combats, and other events in any RPG environment
  • Skill using at least one content toolset, and the ability to learn new tools quickly
  • Understanding of how to build content that targets different audiences of different skillsets
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Team-player with a strong desire to make a positive impact on our work culture
  • Portfolio examples of playable content, either from prior shipped games, or from recent personal projects


  • Prior shipped content in RPGs, MMORPGs or action RPGs
  • Experience designing raids, boss battles, or any form of co-op content
  • Design Degree, College Degree, or equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with Cryptic's games
  • Passion for the IP - Neverwinter / Dungeons and Dragons.

This is not an entry level position

What Cryptic Offers:

  • An onsite fun tight-knit  team in Los Gatos, California 
  • Full-Time role with Performance Bonus
  • Vacation, Paid Holiday  & Paid Time off
  • Health Insurance & Perks
  • Company social events 
  • Professional support 
  • Recognition 
  • Pet-Friendly
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