Cold Iron Studios

Position Summary

Cold Iron is seeking an experienced Senior Content Designer to join our world class team in creating our next game for consoles and PC! Are you passionate about creating a game where people feel engaged and successful? Do you revel in turning visions and ideas into playable events?

Awesome. Come join our creative, collaborative studio and add stories to our upcoming games with a tight, integrated team of game developers. This position is fully remote and open to applicants across the country.

Your Day to Day

You can expect to be responsible and accountable for the following:

  • Translate the vision of the creative director into in-game story and playable events
  • Write missions/jobs that are fun, challenging, and fit the overall game
  • Arrange rooms and play spaces into playable levels
  • Help manage the overall advancement of the player and their narrative journey through the game
  • Translate playtest feedback into iterative improvements
  • Collaborate with the World Building and Environment teams to build engaging play spaces
  • Assist in scoping work for on time milestone deliveries
  • Guide and mentor other team members

Your Career Progression

Do the best work of your career! No, really, that’s what we expect of you. Come aboard and work with industry veterans all working to improve their craft and become better game developers. Your portfolio of experience will grow, and the size of the audience you reach will expand exponentially. The small team atmosphere allows you to contribute more and have greater ownership over what you do day to day.


  • 3+ years content design experience
  • Experience with multiplayer games and/or shooters
  • Strong sense of level design, scale, pacing, and gameplay flow
  • Self-driven with strong communication skills
  • Experience with gameplay scripting
  • Strong narrative and dialog writing skills
  • Ability to tackle challenges and problem solve with a strong sense of ownership
  • Ability to work closely with many other disciplines and be a team player
  • Understanding of current game art pipelines and methodologies

Would Love to See

  • Experience with Unreal Engine and/or 3D art creation applications


  • No requirement.


  • This position is fully remote and open to applicants across the country.

About our Location

Cold Iron is a team of passionate game developers located in San Jose, California. We’re a diverse group of veterans with decades of experience developing and launching award-winning shooter, MMO, and action titles on PC and console. We launched Aliens: Fireteam Elite in August 2021 to critical acclaim and to a very devoted fan base.

Exceptional employee benefits, Remote work; 18 days PTO first year in addition to 11 paid holidays plus company-wide shutdown between Christmas and New Year’s Day; Robust Medical, Dental, Vision insurance coverage for entire family; Company matched 401k vested immediately; Flex Spending Accounts, annual stipend to help cover work from home expenses, ultra-creative environment.