Square Enix Japan Hiring Designer For A New 3D Action RPG

Square Enix has a post for a battle planner open in their Shinjuku office. The role of a planner in Japan is somewhat like a game designer with specific purpose. Games usually have a number of planners each with a different role, maybe map making or cutscene management for example. In this case, we’re talking about a monster maker. That’s the position Square Enix is looking to fill.

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The job listing is interesting because it hints about the project. Square Enix says this hire will make enemy characters and patterns for a 3D action RPG. Qualified applicants should have experience making action RPGs and have developed a PS3 or otherwise an Xbox 360 title. Since Square Enix cites HD console development as a requirement this project is probably for one of those consoles.


Nier was the last action RPG developed by Square Enix Japan and Cavia.

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