Step into the future with our game-changing startup! We're pushing the boundaries of mixed reality and AI, and we need
a Technical Game Designer to help us.
Using the Apple Vision Pro, we're crafting a new kind of interactive mixed-reality experience. What we’re building is not a traditional game, but uses elements of what typically goes into a game, including art, animation, AI / ML, and user interaction. Our goal is to create an engaging and emotionally uplifting experience. Our product will be an example of the successful deployment of Affective AI.

The Technical Designer serves as a bridge between the game design and programming teams, translating design concepts into functional game mechanics and systems. This role involves a blend of creative and technical skills, requiring an understanding of both game design principles and software development.

Location: Onsite, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Job type: Full-time employee
Reporting line: Lead Game Designer⎮ Department: Game Design
What you will do
Game design development
  • Collaborate with the game designer to understand and interpret game design documents and visions.
  • Collaborate with the Producer Team to align game design documents with product development goals and timelines.
  • Create and maintain technical design documents that detail the implementation of game mechanics and systems.
  • Stay updated on new technologies, tools, and methodologies that could enhance gameplay and development processes.

Technical coordination
  • Work closely with engineers to ensure game features are implemented according to design specifications, within technical constraints.
  • Assist in troubleshooting and resolving technical issues related to game design, offering solutions that align with the game's vision and technical capabilities.
  • Communicate technical constraints and possibilities to the game design team to foster a collaborative environment for innovation.

  • Develop prototypes for gameplay mechanics and features, using behavior trees and other game development tools.
What you need to succeed
  • Bachelor’s degree in Game Design, Computer Science, or a related field, or possess equivalent experience.
  • Experience in game development, with a portfolio showcasing previous technical work of all genres, especially AR, VR, Mixed reality.
  • Strong understanding of game design principles and passion for games.
  • Proficient in scripting languages such as C# and experience with game engines like Unity. Experience with Behavior Trees is a plus.
  • Ability to creatively solve technical challenges and adapt to evolving design requirements and constraints.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to convey technical concepts to non-technical team members.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent English communication and documentation.
Why choose us?
Our stealth-mode startup, guided by seasoned leaders, seeks skilled professionals like you to advance our mission. We're developing a novel approach that uses Affective AI to engage humans in a positive emotional mixed reality. Your expertise is essential for our success.
  • 1
    Innovative AI
    Our Affective AIs understand you as a emotional, physiological being. For many this will be the first time they've interacted with an AI in a totally natural and intuitive way. We are targeting the new Apple Vision Pro, making your experiences more engaging and life-like than ever before.
  • 2
    Experienced Leadership
    Our co-founders bring a wealth of experience in AI and the gaming industry. One co-founder built the first unicorn game startup in Southeast Asia, while the other served as the Head of Character AI at Apple and Dreamworks.
  • 3
    Massive Impact
    Within five years, our AIs will engage with hundreds of millions of people daily, with a genuine understanding of them as emotional and physiological beings. You'll have a unique opportunity to make a lasting, positive impact on users' lives.
  • 4
    Proven Revenue Model
    We've already established a strong and proven and ethical revenue model, ensuring our startup's long-term success and sustainability.
  • 5
    Stock Option Program
    As a team member, you'll be able to participate in our stock option program, sharing in our success as we grow.
  • 6
    Growth Opportunity
    We empower our team to take initiative in their work and their career. We want to see you grow both professionally and a person.
Work Environment
  • Teamwork makes the dream work, so at bootloader studio we pay very close attention to the work environment to curate it into a happy, healthy, productive environment.
  • 100% product/innovation-focused startup company with experienced founders
  • Flat organization – don’t come to work for us if you want or need minions working for you!
  • Open communication – we listen to each other
  • Friendly, flexible, and fun culture
  • Comfortable, modern, beautiful offices full of the newest tech gears
Equal Employment
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. We believe in treating all employees and applicants with fairness and respect, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected characteristic.

We value the unique perspectives and experiences that each individual brings, as they enhance our team's creativity and ability to innovate. Join us and be part of an organization that upholds equal employment opportunities for all.
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