Looks like the next gen MGS series is going to be launched on PC alongside with new Microsoft Xbox and Sony Playstation. Recently, a job posting on Gamasutra looking for various positions, including a “Project engineers for the latest Metal Gear Solid targeted for high-end consoles and PC”. The project could be either MGS5, Ground Zeroes, The Phantom Pain or Project Ogre.
Here's the full descriptions of job posting:
BIG BOSS wants YOU!
THE "NEXT" MGS
DEVELOPMENT WITHOUT BORDERS
GDC 2012 Booth ＃1914
Kojima Productions will be returning to the GDC Career Pavilion (March 6th - 9th) to search for skillful engineers, artists, and game creators including:
・Project engineers for the latest Metal Gear Solid targeted for high-end consoles and PC
・Engineers to help develop next-gen game engine technology for use with the "FOX Engine."
・Kojima Productions Brand Manager
If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please visit the Konami Group booth, #1914, in the Career Pavilion.
We look forward to meeting lots of enthusiastic and talented candidates.
Main Work Duties:
*Game design on the set with the game designer
*Designing a stage suitable for the game objective
*Creating assets for models, sounds and programs for each required specification
*Has professional work experience with 3D modeling tools
*Skills in drawing realistic buildings and natural geological features suitable for the game concept
*Interested in the process of creating the game itself by planning and designing the game settings
*Ability to rationally analyze the good and bad of a game
*Aware of visual effects in games
*Great communication skills in coordinating peers
*Passionate in creating a highly entertaining game
*High communication skills
*Possesses verbal and written communication skills in English or Japanese
*Maintains schedules and can work well under pressure
*Has the ability to maintain their own motivation, has excellent work ethics, and works well with others.
*Experience in level designing 3D action games
Please make a link to your online portfolio or demo-reel on your resume when applying.
Location : Tokyo, Japan
Job : Level Senior
Categories : Game / Level Designer / Creative Director, Console / PC Games
Pref Degree : Bachelor's Degree
Work Site : On site
Platforms : Playstation 3, Xbox 360
Source : Gamasutra