Game Designer

Penrose Studios crafts ground-breaking immersive stories, and needs your help building a platform for this new artistic medium. We need a game designer to design novel interactive elements for our virtual reality stories that immerse viewers in our worlds.


  • Design digital experiences and interaction techniques with the end user and narrative components in mind.
  • Provide detailed specifications and/or prototypes of interactive elements.
  • Facilitate and participate in game-play testing, and use results to drive design.
  • Collaborate with artists and engineers to achieve the desired style.
  • Maintain bug and feature lists, and work with project management to determine priority.


  • 3-5 years of professional experience in game design or related field.
  • Experience shipping interactive projects.
  • Experience with prototyping and combining complex 3D animation with interactivity.
  • Experience collaborating with designers from different backgrounds
  • Passion for visual design and learning new methods of designing digital experiences
  • Strong interpersonal skills and outstanding communication skills.
  • Avid interest in the possibilities of Augmented and Virtual Reality.


  • Experience prototyping in Unreal Engine or Unity.
  • Some knowledge of game-play programming.
  • Experience developing for virtual reality applications.
  • Experience with computer animation pipelines and workflow.

 Penrose is based in San Francisco, and also operates remotely.