big planet recruitment

Current Vacancies in Design & Production

Level Designer Wanted Indie Studio SE England

This games studio based in the Southeast is looking for a talented Level Designer to join an experienced and passionate team in delivering an exciting new game. You’ll work closely with art and code, using and evolving a set of cool mechanics to build fluid, fun, exciting levels, coming to the table with new ideas and running with the game’s vision, injecting their own personality into the opportunities it crafts.

You’ll need to have a natural affinity with player experience, have a phenomenal understanding of pacing and challenge, be passionate about crafting a story through play. We see this as a great opportunity to join a studio with big ambitions at an early stage, so we’re looking for people who want to shine, who are as visionary and passionate as we are.

What is your input?

  • Collaborate with cross discipline teams to create exciting, innovative and engaging levels
  • Understand the role of pacing, narrative, theme and mechanics in creating compelling gameplay experiences
  • Realise the high-level vision of your levels through all stages of development from initial block out through to final shipped product
  • Plan, execute and refine your levels from high-level concept to low-level scripting
  • Use player feedback and design direction to hone the gameplay experience

What skills do I need?

  • Shipped 1+ AAA third-person action title as a level designer
  • It would be great if you also have:
  • Shipped at least one AAA title using UE3/4
  • Experience of developing gameplay mechanics
  • Experience of designing and integrating puzzles into your levels
  • Experience with Unreal Blueprints or other visual scripting tools
Please email me your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 841.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Level Designer Wanted Games Home Counties, England

This top tier, AAA team are responsible for titles that have been genre defining. They have opened opportunities to add Level Designers to their studios.

Please see below for a brief outline of the job description:

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with other teams to ensure created levels contribute to and enhance the gameplay and game narrative.
  • Designing, prototyping, iterating on and polishing in-game levels.
  • Crafting unique spaces where gameplay flow and visual composition form memorable experiences.



Requirements:

  • Experience with game editors and/or 3D packages.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a Level Designer position in games
  • Extensive knowledge of current tittles, specifically in the Action/RPG genre, as well as works of art, such as movies, architecture or visual arts, to be used as reference for crafting and communicating original ideas.


To be considered for this vacancy, submit your CV's in .doc or .docx to bonnie@big-planet.biz today Please quote reference 779.

UI/UX Design Director Wanted from Agency Background NE England

This simulation studio in the automotive industry is looking for a UI/UX Design Director with a digital agency background to take responsibility for all design channels across the company. Our requirements are diverse and can be anything from creating a car configurator to crafting new web pages, working with our Development, Commercial and Marketing teams. You will spearhead a multi discipline team specialising in UI, UX, Motion Graphics and Video Editing. One of your first objectives will be to establish Design as its own entity developing new working processes that complement the work of existing teams whilst also fostering a creative identity that fits with the brand. This role blends both team development with complex creative challenges for our automotive client base including external client products, an internal marketing project or a commercial demo for a prospective client.

You will:

  • develop processes alongside the Project Management & Marketing teams from an initial design brief that meets specifications from scope to full implementation.
  • drive the creative process by fostering innovative ideas and translating these into actions.
  • shape the visual identity of the brand and consistency
  • Creating workflows and pipelines for the Design Team from scratch, ensuring that these fit with and complement current processes. The Person Senior Designer with high levels of experience running design processes across multiple projects and leading mixed discipline teams.
  • Agency background preferable to demonstrate ability to switch seamlessly between projects and create extraordinary experiences for a range of clients.
  • Validated ability to progress individuals and get the best from them

Please send your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 849 along with your design portfolio of work including UI/UX examples, video editing and motion graphics.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Senior/Lead Designer Wanted AAA Studio South of England

This AAA studio based in the South of England is looking for a Lead Designer or Senior Designer looking to transition to Lead over the course of a project, someone ready to be responsible for the game with the support of the Creative Director. You’ve got the experience (leading by example), technical knowledge, passion skills to drive a game from concept through to a polished finish and shipped product, and you’re looking for a studio where you can bring all of this to craft amazing games.We are looking for someone with creative thinking abilities and opportunities no-one else might have thought of. You’ll innately grasp the importance of detail and nuance, whether that’s refining a mechanic to its best possible iteration or finding that additional bit of shine in the storytelling. Nothing gets you out of bed faster than the opportunity to make the game just that little bit better every time you come to work.Who are you?



  • Ensure design and implementation support the core design goals for the project.

  • Work with the team to design and clearly communicate game features.

  • Own features during implementation to ensure they deliver the intended player experience.

  • Mentor and lead designers delivering game features.

  • Communicate game design to external clients and ensure feedback is incorporated as appropriate.

  • Identify and implement improvements to the design process.

  • Participate in the recruitment process to help build a phenomenal design team.



  • What experience do you have?



    • 5+ years' experience working as a designer, including at least one shipped AAA title.

    • Extensive experience crafting game systems and content.

    • Experience handling one or more designers.

    • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills.



    • A plus:



      • Experience building and tuning game systems in response to feedback.

      • A background developing titles in Unreal Engine 4.



      • Please email me your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 839.

        We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Tech Designer Wanted UE4 Studio Multiple Locations North England

This top games studio based in the North of England is looking for an Unreal Engine 4 Tech Designer to work on their latest title. Do you already have a title under your belt as tech designer? Then, look no further.

For the role you will:

  • Collaborate with cross discipline teams in the design and execution of the game vision
  • Be responsible for technical elements of level creation such as building set pieces and solving complex scripting problem
  • Scripting game mode logic
  • Craft prototypes to test new mechanics and level layouts
  • Empower the wider design team by creating designer friendly tools and scripts
  • Deliver content within quality, schedule and technical limitations
  • Take a positive and constructive attitude to receiving and giving feedback

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Please quote reference 823.  Please send CVs to bonnie@big-planet.biz

Racing Studio Looking for Producer UK

We are a AAA racing studio looking for a producer to work on our pillar franchise.

This is an opportunity to get your hands on one of the games industries most meaningful racing-game missions. And it really is hands-on, based on proven day to day task management. Working out of a beautiful studio based in the countryside, you will be working with another one of our studio's on this project. Under your remit will be a large, multi-functional matrix team span comprising programmers as well as the audio, vehicle and character teams, but we need you to be close to the ground to work direct with the scrum/discipline to deliver a high-performance, effective project. You will also need to ba phenomenal self-starter, and be an excellent communicator.

If you’ve already proven your credentials through Certified PM techniques such as Scrum, but it’s your contribution to the winning team that counts. We have an excellent benefits package, remuneration and flexible working arrangements set in a can-do culture.

Requirements

Team Management

  • Matrix-management of a team of around 19 multi-disciplined developers
  • Ensure cross-team liaison is done in a timely and efficient way to ensure that requirements are defined and delivered.
  • Be a bastion of positivity, energy and a can-do ethos
  • Motivating staff and maintaining morale throughout the team.

Project Planning

  • Run scrum meetings, task-management and project tracking
  • Track through use of a range of reports and tools such as Trello, MP Project, JIRA, Excel.
  • Review detailed landmark deliverables and ensure they are fully achieved
  • Validate weekly Project Progress Reports, including detailed Risk Register.
  • Report to the Executive Producer on progress and what's happening 'on the ground

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Senior Producer Games - Midlands, UK

We are working with an award winning, multi-platform developer. They are seeking to hire a Senior Producer, for their top-tier, console and PC team, based in the Midlands, UK. 

Please find the outline of the job spec’ below:

Responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with Executive Producer determine and drive the rolling studio programme
  • Full project lifecycle project planning and management.
  • Develop and define development processes for entire project lifecycles.
  • Review detailed milestone deliverables and ensure they are fully achieved


Requirements:

  • Proven experience of modern project management and game development processes
  • Console development experience including understanding of third party processes and requirement
  • Certified PM techniques e.g. Scrum


If this opportunity is of interest to you, or you would like to discuss your options, please send a copy of your latest CV, with a suitable phone number / Skype ID, alongside a convenient date and time to call to: bonnie@big-planet.biz   Please quote reference 802.

Game Designer (Mobile) - Brighton

Our client leads the field in their area. Creating games across platforms as part of a truly global content provider. Due to the number of titles in development they are seeking to hire a Game Designer for their studio in Brighton, UK.


Responsibilities:

  • You will be the first Designer to join their tight-knit, core team, as we become a new major force in mobile gaming.
  • You will need to distil the vision of the Creative Director, the feedback from the team, feedback from players in users tests and the live service and any analytics data down into meaningful changes to the numbers beneath the hood of the game. 
  • Responsibility for producing game design documents and communicating those designs to the team.
  • A deep understanding of game mechanics you’ll be adept at using creating, refining and testing the underlying core gameplay systems
  • Able to apply logic and analytical thought to the medium. 
  • Demonstrable experience as a game designer, preferably in mobile and free-to-play

Requirements:

  • Demonstrable experience as a game designer, preferably in mobile and free-to-play.
  • Demonstrable experience working with gameplay data to produce balanced, fun systems.
  • Willingness to work with a Creative Director to translate their vision into in-game content.
  • Creative thinker, able to come up with ideas that solve problems in simple and elegant ways that put the player first.
  • experience.
  • Able to multi-task, prioritise and work to deadlines.

If this opportunity is of interest to you, or you would like to discuss your options, please provide me with a copy of your latest CV in .doc or .docx format, a suitable phone number / Skype ID, along with a convenient date and time to call to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 744.



Senior Game Designer - Midlands, UK

We are working with an award winning, multi-platform developer. They are seeking to hire a Senior Game Designers, for their top-tier teams, based in the Midlands, UK.


Responsibilities:

  • Balance design and production goals and inspire a team of designers to reach their maximum potential within the constraints of the project. 
  • Creativity and ability to innovate and bring new ideas to the team. 
  • Act as the focal point for groups composed of different disciplines, and help drive features to completion while ensuring through your own work that the game is properly tuned and balanced.


Requirements:


  • The ability to create clear, concise documentation
  • Experience of using in-house and/or off-the-shelf tools to balance both meta-game and moment-to-moment gameplay
  • Worked on at least 2 completed titles
  • A minimum of 5 years proven game design experience


If this opportunity is of interest to you, or you would like to discuss your options, please send a copy of your latest CV and a suitable phone number / Skype ID, along with a convenient date and time to call to bonnie@big-planet.biz please quote reference 731

Level Designer - Midlands, UK

We are working with an award winning, multi-platform developer. They are seeking to hire a Level Designers, across all levels of experience, for their top-tier team, based in the Midlands, UK.

You will be responsible for creating the highest possible quality levels for projects developed within the studio through tight collaboration with all departments. .


You are required to have previous Level design experience and technical awareness of the Game Development process.


If this opportunity is of interest to you, or you would like to discuss your options, please send a copy of your latest CV and a suitable phone number / Skype ID, along with a convenient date and time to call to bonnie@big-planet.biz Please quote reference 115.

Senior Level Designer - Games - Poland

This top tier, AAA team are responsible for titles that have been genre defining. They have opened opportunities to add Level Designers to their studios.


Please see below for a brief outline of the job description:


Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with other teams to ensure created levels contribute to and enhance the gameplay and game narrative.
  • Designing, prototyping, iterating on and polishing in-game levels.
  • Crafting unique spaces where gameplay flow and visual composition form memorable experiences.

 

Requirements:

  • Experience with game editors and/or 3D packages.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a Level Designer position in games
  • Extensive knowledge of current tittles, specifically in the Action/RPG genre, as well as works of art, such as movies, architecture or visual arts, to be used as reference for crafting and communicating original ideas.

If this opportunity is of interest to you, or you would like to discuss your options, please provide me with a copy of your latest CV in .doc or .docx format, a suitable phone number / Skype ID, along with a convenient date and time to call to bonnie@big-planet.biz Please quote reference 807.

Art Producer - Games - Midlands

Our client is highly regarded in game development. Their latest release had highly positive reviews, receiving an aggregated score of 86% on GameRankings and Metacritic. 



They are looking for an Art Producer to develop the processes by which their art content production is planned and executed.


Responsibilities:

  • You will have experience of at least one full project lifecycle in an art management or art production capacity.  
  • You have an understanding of art, design and technical fundamentals. 
  • Your keen eye for detail and risk management experience will allow you to identify project risks and logical dependencies, proposing optimal solutions where issues emerge.
  • You must be flexible, highly motivated and approachable in a role that will see you interact with all development disciplines in pursuit of successful project delivery



Requirements
    • At least one full project lifecycle in an art management or art production capacity.
    • Exposure to a range of project management software packages
    • Ability to identify project risks and logical dependencies, proposing optimal solutions where issues emergeExperience managing outsource engagements
    • Experience managing outsource engagements
    • Knowledge of art production processes
    • Risk management experience

    If this opportunity is of interest to you, or you would like to discuss your options, please send a copy of your latest CV, with a suitable phone number / Skype ID, alongside a convenient date and time to call to: bonnie@big-planet.biz Reference 395.

    Senior Producer - Unreal Studio - UK

    This studio are the mighty force behind a series of multiple award-winning PC and console titles. They have now opened up the opportunity for a Senior Producer to join their ranks.



    Please see below for an outline of the job description:


    Responsibilities:

    • Man Management: Motivate your team daily to ensure they produce the best work possible within time constraints set and provide them general support 
    • Point-person for any production queries relating to their departments.
    • Schedule & Planning: Work with the leads to create and maintain your team’s realistic schedule & planning documentation.
    • Milestone planning: Run your team’s planning meetings, publishing minutes from these meetings and assigning tasks.
    • Dependencies: Clearly identify any cross-team dependencies and flag to Senior Production if any are likely to cause issues.

    Requirements:
    • Demonstrable experience working on AAA projects
    • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple requests from different people while working towards a deadline
    • Experience using project management and version control systems e.g. Hansoft, Shotgun, Perforce
    • An awareness of the technologies and techniques used by the teams that you manage such that you can make more informed decisions with them
    • Passion for gaming, with excellent design insights across genres
    • Experience working with QA and the different techniques they use in testing

    If this opportunity is of interest to you, or you would like to discuss your options, please send a copy of your latest CV and a suitable phone number / Skype ID, along with a convenient date and time to call to bonnie@big-planet.biz please quote reference 512

    Game Designer - North-West, UK

    Our client is an award winning, leading UK gamedeveloper. They are seeking to hire a Game Designer for their studio in theNorth-West of the UK


    Requirements:

    ·  Minimum of 2 years’ game industry designexperience and the proven ability to design engaging gameplay experiences

    ·  Good understanding of the gamedevelopment process, including technical limitations and opportunities

    ·  Good working knowledge of the technicalrestrictions and specifications for various game consoles

    ·  Strong working knowledge of game editorsand scripting tools

    ·  At least one published game


    Responsibilities

    ·  Iteratively balance and fine-tune gameplayelements

    ·  Design and implementation of gameplayusing in-house engine tools

    ·  Implementation and development ofexisting design mechanics and missions/levels

    ·  Pro-actively identify potential upcomingdesign problems and propose suitable solutions

    ·  Work to a functional brief, withintechnical constraints


    If this opportunity is of interest to you, or youwould like to discuss your options, please send a copy of your latest CV, with a suitable phone number / Skype ID, alongside a convenient date and timeto call to: adrian@big-planet.biz 


    Senior Producer - Multiplatform Games - Midlands

    We are working with an award winning, multi-platform developer. They are seeking to hire a Senior Producer, for their top-tier, console and PC team, based in the Midlands, UK. 


    Please find the outline of the job spec’ below:


    Responsibilities:

    • In conjunction with Executive Producer determine and drive the rolling studio programme
    • Full project lifecycle project planning and management.
    • Develop and define development processes for entire project lifecycles.
    • Review detailed milestone deliverables and ensure they are fully achieved


    Requirements:

    • Proven experience of modern project management and game development processes
    • Console development experience including understanding of third party processes and requirement
    • Certified PM techniques e.g. Scrum


    If this opportunity is of interest to you, or you would like to discuss your options, please send a copy of your latest CV, along with a suitable phone number / Skype ID, along with a convenient date and time to call to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 801

    Mobile Game Designer - Midlands, UK

    We are working with an experienced mobilegame developer, who are seeking a Game Designer to join their talented team.


    Responsibilities:

    ·  Designing and tweaking core mechanics,

    ·  Micro transaction implementation,

    ·  Retention mechanics etc.. 

    ·  Design, architect, test and implement gamefeatures.


    Requirements:

    ·  Have a minimum of 2 years Games IndustryExperience.

    ·  Have a strong working knowledge of Unity 3D.

    ·  Have shipped at least one title using Unity 3D.

    ·  Excellent teamwork skills.


    If you would like to be considered for this role or to discuss our current design opportunities, please send your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz Please quote reference 731.


    Art Outsourcing Producer - Netherlands

    Our client is a world-renowned AAA developer. They are seeking an experienced Producer to take ownership of theplanning and organization of their external art development.


    Responsibilities:

    · Negotiate favourable contracts;to secure good terms, rates, and talents;

    · Maintain and cultivate long-termpositive vendor relationship;

    · Coordinate with internalstakeholders and help shepherd the internal processes forward to keepproduction running smoothly without interruptions;

    · Track status of art assets,including making sure supporting materials required for production is properlyprepared, communicated, understood, and followed externally;

    · Assist external projectmanagers in the creation and execution of art schedules and resource plans;


    Requirements:

    · Knowledgeable of art contentproduction pipelines; from ideas, briefs, workflows, and team dependenciesetc.;

    · At least 5 years prior gameindustry experience including direct experience with outsourcing and vendormanagement;

    · Ambitious and relentlesslyfocused on high-quality, high-fidelity results;

    · Comfortable in an ambiguous anddynamic work environment, embracing changes and accepting revisions if neededto improve the game;

    · Master of both agile andwaterfall production methods, able to discern which approach to take based onthe situation;


    If you would like to be considered for thisrole with a highly creative and talented team please send your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 502


    Chief Game Designer - Midlands, UK

    Our client is a highly experienced and exceptionally talented game developer, who have won multiple awards for their titles. They are now seeking a Chief Game Designer to lead a multi-discipline design group on a new AAA game.

    The role requires that the right individual will act as ‘vision holder’ for the title, communicating the game’s vision inwardly to the team, upwards to project stakeholders and outwards to the publisher and press.

    You must be flexible, highly motivated and approachable, with strong leadership abilities.

    Requirements:

    • At least 7 years' industry experience in game design positions
    • Experience working in a Lead Design position (or similar) on at least one high-profile AAA published console title
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Experience working in open world or action/shooter genres is preferred, but not essential
    • A genuine passion for games

    We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    To apply for this role please forward CV’s to bonnie@big-planet.biz    Please quote reference 720 when submitting your details.

    Producer - Paris

    Our client is a small to medium sized independent games studio making AAA sports titles. We seek a proven Producer to join their team.

    Skills and Experience required:


    • PC/Console game experience as a Producer
    • Happy to work on Sports titles
    • Unreal Engine experience
    • Credited on at least one boxed AAA game as a Producer
    • Happy to work and live in Paris
    • EU Authorised
    • Fluent English or French Speaker
    In return we offer a competitive salary, relocation assistance and a fantastic working environment.


    CV to ash@big-planet.biz to apply

    Game Designer – UK Midlands – Console

    Our client is a multi-award winning studio that has excelled cross-platform, in many genres of games for all age groups, maintaining a consistently high meta-critic rating. To sustain their steady expansion they are looking for talented Game Designers to contribute to the studio’s already impressive portfolio of titles and present fresh ideas of their own.


    Requirements

    Ingenuity within game design, regardless of studio experience

    Up to the minute knowledge of current-gen console game technology

    Good communicator in English, verbally and written


    We Offer

    Competitive salary and benefits in an established studio with many new titles currently in development

    A working environment that is relaxed yet rewarding

    The opportunity to palpably contribute to the creation of new titles

    The office is located in a vibrant, northern British city with good transport links


    Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format and portfolio links to Adan Hill, Recruitment Consultant - adan@big-planet.biz (ref #634)


    Senior Game Designer - Germany

    Our client is one of the fastest growing studios in Europe. Excelling in social, MMO and F2P sectors. They are looking for a Senior Game Designer experienced in the online games sector, for the embellishment of existing as well as development of completely new game titles.


    Responsibilities

    Design features and mechanics to optimize the relevant KPIs

    Analyse competition and present feature proposals

    Development of new features for our existing multiplayer online games

    Develop new game concepts through initial mock-ups and sketches for the graphics department, detailed game design documents, and close work with the product owner for analytics and balancing

    Mentor and evolve fellow and junior designers


    Requirements

    At least 5 years in game design

    Several years in online games, with at least 3 shipped titles

    Excellent in the F2P sector skills: monetization, mathematical, analytical and logical

    Good understanding of usability (KISS)

    Good communicator in English, verbal and written


    We Offer

    Permanent senior position in a strong, expanding, friendly games studio

    The opportunity to palpably guide the output without hierarchical restrictions

    Guiding and inspiring an expert, international team

    Career and personal development assistance

    Health and leisure benefits


    Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format and portfolio/showreel links to Adan Hill, Recruitment Consultant - adan@big-planet.biz (ref #479)


    Level Designer – South West France

    Our clienthas become a major independent player in console games. Developing bothoriginal IP and working in tandem with partners to reimagine existingsuccesses. They have an opportunity for an imaginative and versatile LevelDesigner to join their team for a Current-Gen AAA game.


    Responsibilities

    With theteam and Lead create levels through sketches, prototype etc.

    Integrateand adjust components of the missions

    Work interdepartmentally(art, code, design, production)

    Create andupdate Design documents 


    Requirements

    Able totranslate the design intentions into game situations

    Goodanalytical and synthesis abilities

    Rigorous,methodical and creative

    Avid gamer,a strong affinity with driving games a big plus

    1sthand experience on AAA production a plus too

    Goodcommunicator in English, with an understanding of French


    We Offer

    Permanentposition in newly refurbished studio

    Competitivesalary including profit share, annual bonus, health insurance and holidayallowance

    Well-beingand work/life benefit program

    Relocationassistance


    Please forward CV’sin .doc or .docx format and portfolio/showreel links to Adan Hill, RecruitmentConsultant - adan@big-planet.biz (ref #575)


    Senior and Lead Level / Open-World Designers – UK North

    Our client is a multi-award winning studio that has excelled cross-platform, in many genres of games for all age groups, maintaining a consistently high meta-critic rating. To sustain their steady expansion they are looking for multiple talented Senior and Lead Level Designers to work on a highly ambitious,open world AAA console project based at their studio in Yorkshire.  This is a phenomenal opportunity for those who want to leave their mark on the game while helping to structure a growing department of extraordinarily talented designers. 


    You will:
    • Collaborate with multi-discipline teams to create exciting, innovative and engaging levels.
    • Help develop and evolve the tools, processes, and pipelines that the level design team will use.
    • Champion the game’s vision through all stages of development.
    • Collaborate with production to plan and deliver the workload for the project
    • Use player-feedback and design direction to hone the gameplay experience.
    • Mentor and develop less expert team members
    What we need from you:
    • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal skills.
    • Good motivational skills and the ability to encourage greatness from your team.
    • Deep understanding of level design theory.
    • A committed real passion for all aspects of gaming.
    Please email me your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 115.

    We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



    Senior Level Designer - UK Midlands

    Our client has maintained its position as one of the UK’s most successful games developers for decades. Excelling across platforms, with the ‘fastest selling’ BAFTA award winning Best Sports Game. They are looking for a very experienced Level Designer to make the best racing games of the future.


    Responsibilities

    Creating the highest possible quality levels for projects developed within the studio

    Collaborate interdepartmentally and build positive relationships

    Operate self sufficiently, leading by example, and mentoring junior staff

    Critiquing and being critiqued, alongside the Level Design Lead, translating abstract feedback into tangible improvements

    Think logically, organise script and debug effectively

    Keep up to date with current industry trends, continually optimising processes for themselves and team


    Requirements

    Proficient developing levels to whitebox / greybox standard to begin initial gameplay test and art review

    Comfortable using text-based scripting for game logic, Lua and C# as well as visual scripting interfaces

    An expert in: 2D and 3D concepting to explain the level in a clear and concise way, prototyping of levels, 3DStudio Max, learning internal tools

    Highly competent at sourcing reference material, researching environments

    Portfolio / showreel demonstrating accomplished realistic work

    Avid gamer, interest in motorsports and racing an advantage

    Good communicator in English


    We Offer

    A permanent senior position in a renowned international studio

    Competitive salary and guaranteed holiday allocation

    Cutting edge faculties in a glorious setting

    Security and career advancement path


    Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format, showreel and portfolio links to Adan Hill, Recruitment Consultant - adan@big-planet.biz (ref #564)


    Monetization Specialist – UK London

    Our client has excelled in the mobile game F2P market. The downloads of their titles is in the hundreds of millions. Situated in central London, they are looking for Monetization Specialist accustomed to working in significant volumes of successful games.


    Responsibilities

    Utilize analyses of KPI’s, sales trends, retention curves and community feedback to advise the management, design, production, marketing, business and customer service teams on how to optimize monetization strategies for mobile F2P games

    Organise resolutions to hurdles methodically with the team and beyond


    Requirements

    At least 2 years monetization experience in mobile games

    Knowledgeable on games industry practices and innovative enough to imagine beyond them

    Good communicator in English, able to advise to all levels

    Avid gamer


    We Offer

    Competitive salary and benefits, including pension plan

    Annual holiday allocation

    Flexible working schedule

    Well-being and leisure benefits


    Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format to Adan Hill, Recruitment Consultant - adan@big-planet.biz (ref #548)


    EXTERNAL MOBILE GAMES PRODUCER – MIDLANDS UK

    Our client is a well-established cross platform games development studio, currently developing mobile versions of their hit series of AAA titles. We require an experienced External Mobile Games Producer to make the new series of this hit franchise run on time and on budget.


    The Job:


    · External Developer relations.

    · Maximize game quality.

    · Progress reporting to stakeholders.

    · Promote the game internally and externally.

    · Budget responsibility.

    · Exec Producer support, filling in and partnering when required.


    Skills & Experience:


    · External development experience

    · Games industry experience

    · 1 released title as an External Producer

    · At least 2 released titles as a Producer

    · Project Management experience

    · Mobile games development experience

    · Experience of all aspects of development on iOS/Android platforms


    We offer competitive salary, a great working environment, hit household name AAA mobile titles to work on and relocation expenses.

    CVs to bonnie@big-planet.biz to apply quoting reference 717.

    We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    Mobile Games Producer - Midlands UK

    An experienced mobile producer is needed to make this hit mobile game run on time and on budget.


    The job:


    * Full lifecycle project management, developing processes and determining the programme

    * Budget responsibility

    * Delivering milestones on time

    * Ensure quality if the product is up to and exceeds our fine tradition of high standards

    * Appraisal and reporting duties


    Skills


    * Proven project management experience

    * Excellent written and verbal communications

    * 3 mobile released titles in a Producer role including understanding working with external and third party teams

    * Certified PM methods e.g. Scrum

    * Working with multidisciplinary teams including artists and programmers


    We offer competitive salary, a great working environment and relocation expenses.

    We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


    To apply send your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz Reference 770


    Lead Game Designer – Barcelona

    Our client based in Barcelona is looking for a Lead Game Designer with experience in the F2P sector to work on their pillar titles.

    What will you do?

    • Set the direction of the game design or for one of our live games, reporting directly to the Head of Product
    • Lead a team of game designers enabling them to grow and contribute to their best efforts
    • Apply your market knowledge to design not only the game, but the product with the best fit to its target audience
    • Analyze the performance of your game and player's behavior to improve KPI metrics and achieve outstanding results
    • Design complex yet simple to understand systems for a game, which should easily fit in the global picture and compliment the game
    • Balance economy progression and difficulty progression to achieve natural meaningful progression and rewarding experience for the player
    • Lead UX design for the game, ensuring flawless usability for every part of a game
    • Transform high-level ideas into detailed and well thought-out concepts and execute their implementation from top to bottom.

    What skills do you have?

    • 3+ years designing mobile F2P games
    • At least one successful mobile game in your portfolio
    • Experience running and mentoring other designers
    • Excellent written and verbal English
    To apply please email me your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 851.

    We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


    Project Manager – AAA Studio – Midlands UK

    Our client are seeking a skilled and experienced Project Manager to form part of our world class team and manage the production pipeline. 


    You will be responsible for the process by which production is planned and reported.This extends to the specification of milestone objectives, the tracking of progress within milestone periods and the collation of historic information to aid future projections. Additionally, you will use your experience within game development to identify project risks and logical dependencies, proposing optimal solutions where issues emerge.


    You must be flexible, highly motivated and approachable in a role that will see you interact with all development disciplines in pursuit of successful project delivery.


    You should have:


    · A strong academic background.

    · Full project lifecycle experience in a planning or project management role.

    · Exposure to a range of project management software packages.

    · Solid MS Excel and Project skills.

    · Strong numerical skills.

    · Excellent written communication.


    This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the world’s most exciting games studios,using cutting edge technology to create world class games, within an established, highly talented and collaborative team.


    CV to ash@big-planet.biz to apply


    Senior Designer – UK Midlands

    Our client is looking for an experienced Game Designer with experience in AAA console games.


    Responsibilities

    In collaboration with the Design Lead you will be responsible for major parts of the game design

    Leading and mentoring the team

    Ensuring sustained high standards are met

    Communicating internally and externally to positive effect

    Adapting working practice as necessity dictates


    Requirements

    At least 5 years relevant games industry experience

    At least 1 AAA title where you were in a senior role

    Proven track record leading interdepartmental development

    Enthusiasm for games


    We Offer

    Permanent position in an internationally renowned studio

    Opportunities to palpably contribute to a series of highly successful titles

    Competitive salary and career advancement path


    Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format and portfolio links to Adan Hill, Art & Design Consultant - adan@big-planet.biz (ref 276)


    Senior Games Designer – UK Midlands

    Our client is looking for an experienced Games Designer with a broad breadth of experience in games and platforms.


    Responsibilities

    Deliver results to brief and to schedule

    Contribute imaginative ideas to the conceptualisation of the game design and its sources

    Consult, coordinate and inspire the design team

    Iterate the design journal and steer the progress in step with the Lead

    Research the design content, gameplay and current game trends, and disseminate to all development teams

    Coordinate testing with QA Leads, and mastermind fixes

    Maintain game balance, staying true to the design’s vision


    Requirements

    At least 4 years relevant experience

    At least 1 title worked the complete cycle

    In-depth understanding of development process, researching and game mechanisms

    Avid gamer with knowledge of historic and new games, including MMO’s, across platforms

    Skilled office management

    Good communicator in English


    We Offer

    A permanent senior position in a renowned international studio

    The opportunity to palpably contribute to the titles

    Competitive salary and guaranteed holiday allocation

    Cutting edge faculties

    Security and career advancement path


    Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format and portfolio links to Adan Hill, Art & Design Recruitment Consultant - adan@big-planet.biz (ref 428)


    Senior Designer (Mobile) – Berlin

    Our client is looking for an experienced designer specialised in mobile gaming. You will be joining a friendly team, and more than 120 million users of their game website.


    Responsibilities

    Create new and tune existing games in collaboration with designers and artists

    Prototype new directions in mockups and present to the teams

    Team mentoring

     Communication of test and data analyses


    Requirements

    At least 3 years mobile / online games knowledgeable experience

    Either expertise in a specialized game design area or broad multi-disciplinary knowledge

    Demonstrable ability to clearly communicate complicated systems

    Creativity matched with pragmatic problem solving

    Scrum methodology preferred


    We Offer

    A permanent position in a leading company with enjoyable working environment in Europe’s cultural capital

    Attainment rewarded work structure

    Flexible working schedule


    Please reply with CV in English in .doc or .docx format to Adan Hill, Art & Design Consultant - adan@big-planet.biz (ref 202)


    Senior QA Tester – Germany

    Our client is looking for an experienced QA tester to ensure standards are maintained on their existing and new titles.


    Responsibilities

    Testing of new and existing features and components of the titles, via testplans and examining means

    Maintianing bug database with detected problems

    Iterating department-wide reports and testplans, and providing productive and qualitative feedback to programming and design teams

    Regression and rechecks of code changes and bug fixes

    Reporting progress to QA Lead


    Requirements

    At least 3 years relevant experience in test automation

    Qualified to degree level or comparable

    ISTQB certified

    Understanding technical requirement documents to identify test scope and strategy

    Understanding of the software development process and the various roles within a development team

    Skilled with use of Windows, Mac OS and different hardware, as well as different browser types

    Understanding of typical technologies of online-games

    Knowledge of the Bug lifecycle

    Fastidious testing and analyzing skills

    Good communicator in English

    Avid gamer


    We Offer

    A permanent lead position in an innovative, forward thinking studio

    The chance to palpably lead the team and alter its direction immediately

    The opportunity to make your work as challenging as you want it to be


    Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format to Adan Hill, Art & Design Recruitment Consultant - adan@big-planet.biz (ref 390)


    Senior Designer – Germany

    Our client is looking for an experienced Designer with experience in the F2P sector.


    Responsibilities

    Conceptualise game ideas for mobile, browser and online games

    Work ideas through to complete game designs

    Optimize monetization and increase player retention

    Iterate and archive development log


    Requirements

    At least 4 years experience, with some in F2P, some of that in a live team

    At least 2 shipped titles worked from beginning to end

    Experienced in the F2P sector, knowing the value of KPI’s, monetization and player behaviour/retention

    Skilled with game balance

    Good communicator in English and preferably German too

    Avid gamer, especially mobile/casual/browser


    We Offer

    Permanent role in a successful, growing studio with a strong portfolio of games

    Opportunity to palpably contribute to the titles

    Relocation assistance

    Career progression path


    Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format to Adan Hill, Art & Design Recruitment Consultant - adan@big-planet.biz (ref 377)


    Cinematics Designer – UK Midlands

    Our client is looking for a Cinematics Designer withexperience in video/film and photography as well as in the games industry.


    Responsibilities

    Creation of gripping cinematics and cameras in line with the Lead’s direction

    Collaborate with animation and art teams on many aspects of the game’s visuals

    Keep within the game’s technical limitations and timescale whilst maintaining quality

    Bring your own artistic flair to the progression and arrangement of the visuals


    Requirements

    A background in video and photography

    Portfolio demonstrating exceptional composition and placement

    Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere user

    Good communicator

    Avid gamer


    We Offer

    Permanent position in an internationally renowned studio

    Opportunities to palpably contribute to the titles

    Competitive salary and career advancement path


    Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format and portfolio links to Adan Hill, Art & Design Consultant - adan@big-planet.biz (ref 373)


    AAA Games Producer - Scandinavia

    Our client is rapidly expanding AAA studio based in glorious Scandinavia. We seek an proven games producer with AAA experience to join our already successful team.

    Required...

    • Credited on at least one published AAA title as a Producer / Project Manager
    • 5 years plus experience in the games industry as a Producer / Project Manager
    • A love of or interest in Science Fiction a bonus
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Action / Adventure / Shooter game experience a bonus
    • EU Work Permit essential
    • Able to relocate to Scandinavia for 2 years minimum
    • Fluent English
    CVs to bonnie@big-planet.biz to apply reference 682

    Game Designer – UK Midlands

    Our client is looking for an experienced Game Designer. You will be joining a great team on a AAA racing title.


    Responsibilities

    Ownership of sectors of the game, from design to execution

    Collaborate with art, audio and developer teams to grow and realise the design Lead’s vision

    Design, create and inspire at the highest quality


    Requirements

    At least 2 years relevant experience

    At least 1 released prestigious console title

    Avid gamer, especially for racing games

    Good communicator


    We Offer

    Permanent position in an internationally renowned studio

    Opportunities to palpably contribute to a new and exciting title

    Competitive salary and career advancement path


    Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format and portfolio links to Adan Hill, Art & Design Consultant - adan@big-planet.biz


    Lead Audio Designer – UK South

    Our client is looking for innovatory Lead Audio Designer. This role combines imaginative sound creation with musical composition. No previous experience in the games industry required, proven leadership excellence is.


    Responsibilities

    Sound creation and original musical composition

    Lead and bond the sound team

    Unify the teams of sound design, programming, localisation, finance and external composers and voice artists


    Requirements

    Excellence in inventive sound design demonstrated in your CV, portfolio and showreel

    Team leadership from beginning to end of a project as sound and music supervisor/lead

    Project management experience in delivering sound content on time and within budget

    Keen game player and games aficionado

    All round good egg


    We Offer

    Competitive salary including health, leisure and life cover benefits

    Permanent position with career development structure

    Cozy, sociable studio in a technology hub in striking distance of London and countryside


    Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format and portfolio links to Adan Hill, Art & Design Consultant - adan@big-planet.biz


    Lead Game Designer – Lyon

    Our client is looking for an experienced Lead Game Designer to head up the team. Skilled at taking the team through game conceptualisation, all the development processes and on to the title’s release.


    Responsibilities

    Own and determine new title’s identities for the studio

    Manage and lead an international team of designers

    Communicate within the team and interdepartmentally to propel the games’ developments

    Maintain each title’s vision from beginning to end

    Control game balance, gameplay mechanics and monetisation strategies

    Archive and iterate development cycle


    Requirements

    At least 3 years as Senior or Lead Designer in mobile / casual games

    At least 1 successful released title as Lead within mobile / casual games that you have worked from conceptualisation to release

    Excellent knowledge of the F2P / casual games market

    Skilled in game mechanics, monetisation strategies and game balance

    Familiar with Unity

    Great communicator with strong MS Office skills

    Good written and spoken English, working capability in French as well if possible

    Degree qualification or comparable


    We Offer

    A permanent lead position in an innovative, forward thinking studio

    The chance to palpably lead the team and alter its direction immediately

    The opportunity to make your work as challenging as you want it to be


    Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format to Adan Hill, Art & Design Recruitment Consultant - adan@big-planet.biz


    Lead Designer – Hamburg

    Our client is looking for a Lead Designer to work on a new mobile game that will have longevity. The role is open to experienced Lead Designers, and Senior Designers looking to progress their career. In a core senior team you will guide and drive this new title’s development.


    Responsibilities

    Detailed game design

    Determine the game’s direction

    Communicate this direction within the design team and partnered art, animation and development teams

    Accountability for each stage from conceptualisation, through development stages to finished title


    Requirements

    At least 3 years in a senior or lead role in F2P games

    At least 1 successful released title as a senior within mobile / casual games that you have worked from conceptualisation to release

    Excellence in optimising monetization, economies, systems and resource flows

    Skilled at using critique and reactions to further the development process with art and programming teams

    Personal experience in game art, UI, programming and Unity a plus

    Skills and resources manager

    Team leader and team player

    Good communicator with strong MS Office skills


    We Offer

    A permanent lead position in an innovative, forward thinking studio

    The chance to palpably lead the team and alter its direction immediately

    The opportunity to make your work as challenging as you want it to be


    Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format to Adan Hill, Art & Design Recruitment Consultant - adan@big-planet.biz


    Senior Game Designer – Hamburg

    Our client is looking for an experienced Game Designer for a new title.  Proficiency in casual games will assist you in directing this game’s development.


    Responsibilities

    Streamlining the design process for increased efficiency and excellence

    Advancing the game and all its elements towards delivering a satisfying experience

    Communicating vertically and interdepartmentally to progress the design through trial and critique

    Really stamping your personal excellence in casual games onto the game swiftly


    Requirements

    At least 3 years relevant experience, with at least 1 in F2P / mobile/casual games

    At least 1 shipped title in that genre

    Demonstrable awareness of current game trends

    Fastidious worker, both in and outside of the team

    Good communicator and narrative writer


    We Offer

    A permanent position in an innovative, forward thinking studio

    The chance to palpably contribute to the team and immediately guide its direction

    The opportunity to make your work as challenging as you want it to be


    Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format to Adan Hill, Art & Design Recruitment Consultant - adan@big-planet.biz


    Senior / Lead Game Designer – UK North

    Our clientis looking for experienced Senior / Lead Designers.  A balance of professionalism and individual flair will gain you this role.


    Responsibilities

    Lead a small team of designers

    Delivery of game design concepts and their development

    Coordinating between internal and external teams


    Skills

    At least 3 AAA titles released. At least 1 with you in a Senior/Lead role

    Team leading

    Demonstrable experience in exceptional game design


    We Offer

    Competitive salaryand benefits in an established studio with many new titles currently indevelopment

    A working environment that is relaxed yet rewarding

    The opportunity to palpably contribute to the creation of new titles

    The office is located in a vibrant, northern British city with good transport links


    Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format to Adan Hill, Art & Design Recruitment Consultant -adan@big-planet.biz 


    Senior Narrative Designer – Hamburg

    Our client is looking for a Senior Narrative Designer with experience in the mobile game sector


    Responsibilities

    Creating the narrative, characterisations and settings for the game

    Writing the game text and dialogue

    Expand situation concepts until you flesh out the content into a whole world

    Communicate this vision to art and design teams and collaborate with them productively

    Mentor and assist the narrative and game design teams

    Maintain continuity and quality throughout the game’s development


    Requirements

    At least 5 years relevant games industry experience, with some in F2P mobile games

    Great communicator and inspired writer

    Outstanding at creating worlds full of mystery and populating them imaginatively

    Qualified to degree level or comparable

    Familiarity with designing and executing dialogue with Articy.

    Understanding of Unity, UDK, CryEngine or equivalent


    We Offer

    A permanent position in an innovative, forward thinking studio

    Career and professional progression and development


    Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format and portfolio links to Adan Hill, Art & Design Consultant - adan@big-planet.biz


    Level Designer – France

    Our client is looking for a Level Designer with experiencein the mobile games market.


    Responsibilities

    Level creation for casual and mid-core mobile games

    Communicate internally, interdepartmentally and externally

    Improve how the design team delivers new content and optimises heritage titles


    Requirements

    At least 2 years relevant games industry experience

    Expertise in level design, and particularly in puzzle and physics based games a plus

    Qualified to degree level or comparable a plus

    Experience in Unity


    We Offer 

    A permanent role in a renowned studio

    A position in a multi-national team of exceptional resources

    Career advancement

    The opportunity to palpably contribute to a portfolio of highly successful titles


    Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format andportfolio links to Adan Hill, Art & Design Consultant - adan@big-planet.biz 


    Graphic Designer – London – Salary up to £40K basic

    Our client is a Digital Advertising Agency in the heart ofthe West End of London. We seek a proven graphic designer with extensive digitalexperience to join our expanding multinational team.


    Duties:

    • Creating advertising for desktop, tablet and mobile.
    • generating online preview links and design mock ups
    • Marketing and branding design
    • Providing exciting, innovative and creative designs
    • Client facing proposal documentation creation
    • Able to follow company design styles and branding
    • Create solutions for a wide range of requirements


    Experience:

    • Adobe suite and Photoshop
    • Some technical knowledge in HTML, CSS and Javascript. This isn’t a developer role, but we require a modern designer who understands digital tech.
    • Experience in a digital graphic design role, preferably in media / advertising.
    • First class communication & presentation skills, able to pitch to clients if required
    • Multi-tasking ability


    We offer:


    • 25 Daysholiday
    • Fullcorporate benefits
    • CompetitiveSalary
    • Ride to workscheme


    To apply send CV to ash@big-planet.biz with a completeportfolio of slick graphic design for web, tablet and mobile, suitable for showcasingsome of the biggest brands in the world.


    Lead Game Designer Mobile – Hamburg

    Lead GameDesigner Mobile – Hamburg


    Our client is looking for an experienced designer specialised in mobilegaming. This role will be leading a small, multi-disciplinary team frominception to launch.


    Responsibilities

    Lead the designon a new mobile F2P RPG title

    Collaboratingwithin a small creative team, you will drive game vision from concept, throughdevelopment, and finally to title launch


    Requirements

    At least 1shipped title as Lead Designer (or 2 as Senior) in the F2P mobile sector

    Expertise intouch-driven mobile games

    Demonstrableexperience in solution management

    Experience with Box2D,Cocos2D, Unity

    Passion forgaming


    We Offer

    A permanentposition in an environment that:

    You are thedecision maker in

    Your ideas andinitiatives have resonance

    Challengingduties and devolved responsibility


    Please reply with CV inEnglish in .doc or .docx format to Adan Hill, Art & Design Consultant -adan@big-planet.biz


    Senior Designer (Mobile) – France

    Our client is looking for an experienced Games Designer. A background in F2P / casual games and a skilled department leader with a thorough approach to creativity and actualisation will be the minimum requirements.


    Responsibilities

    Gameplay design that delivers fantastically

    Problem solve and integrate critiques whilst maintaining the integrity of the game’s vision

    Rationalise mechanics and balance gameplay within game’s parameters

    Populate design ledger and communicate internally and externally


    Requirements

    Minimum 5 years experience 

    At least 2 released successful titles

    Experienced in utilising: Unity, UDK, CryEngine and Excel 

    Demonstrable outstanding track record of: leadership, communication across levels, management, KPI analysis and implementation, gameplay balance and mechanics


    We Offer

    A permanent position in an innovative, forward thinking studio

    Career and professional progression and development


    Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format to Adan Hill, Art & Design Consultant - adan@big-planet.biz 


    Senior Designer – UK Midlands

    Our client is looking for an experienced Game Designer with experience in AAA console games. 


    Responsibilities

    In collaboration with the Design Lead you will be responsible for major parts of the game design

    Leading and mentoring the team

    Ensuring sustained high standards are met

    Communicating internally and externally to positive effect

    Adapting working practice as necessity dictates


    Requirements

    At least 5 years relevant games industry experience 

    At least 1 AAA title where you were in a senior role

    Proven track record leading interdepartmental development

    Enthusiasm for games


    We Offer

    Permanent position in an internationally renowned studio 

    Opportunities to palpably contribute to a series of highly successful titles

    Competitive salary and career advancement path


    Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format and portfolio links to Adan Hill, Art & Design Consultant - adan@big-planet.biz 


    Experienced Producer – Mobile Games – Berlin


    Our client is a leading developer and publisher of mobile and web based games. We seek a proven Producer to join our dynamic and successful team.

    As Game Producer you will help produce and grow our portfolio of mobile and social games. Actively shape and drive the vision for the business around our portfolio alongside our head of Product.


    Your tasks

    • Drive and implement the company vision around multiple game productions
    • Build and track the product roadmap including milestone plan, strategic objectives and priorities
    • Report and represent the production status, progress, risk and mitigations to key partners
    • Leverage your own skills and the teams to innovate, craft concepts, wireframes, and user flows to visualize ideas and build and drive product decisions
    • Deliver game products that are ready to be live produced and operated
    • Communicate product vision and priorities in a compelling and clear way to the teams, product managers...
    • Use game and business critical metrics to make data-informed product decisions
    • Review and revise decisions and priorities to boost the success of products in close collaboration with the VP of Product

    Who are you?

    • 3-5 years of professional experience in games production
    • Broad track record of producing and shipping game titles, preferably in a social/mobile environment
    • Experience in running production P&L and operating budgets for game productions and/or a studio
    • High real passion for phenomenal, user-centered product design and quality
    • Experienced with Agile/Scrum and the role of a Product Owner in rapid iteration and experimentation (build, measure, learn cycles)
    • Sharp creative and business sense with extraordinary communicative and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work effectively under deadlines and in complex, dynamic production and business environments
    • Ability to help design and implement efficient production pipelines for use during and after release
    • Fluent English, knowledge of German is an advantage

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    To apply send word document CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz reference 835.


    UI Designer – Germany

    Our client is looking for an experienced UI Designer. Theyare offering the right candidate an opportunity to join an internationalcompany who have excelled across many genres and platforms.


    Responsibilities

    Create UI assets in line within gameplay engine limits

    Optimise the UX for high quality PC renditions of existingtitles

    Maintain product quality by liaising interdepartmentally


    Requirements

    At least 2 years games industry experience

    Expertise in Photoshop, Illustrator, AfterEffects, Flash, UIworkflows

    Technical proficiency with UI tools, 2D and 3D productionwork flows and scripting language

    Artistry for layout, colour and lighting for layout and UX

    Adaptable to each project’s mood and design

    Skilled in 2D animation and motion graphics


    We Offer

    A permanent position in a major global studio group

    A central role within a creative team

    The freedom for your personal flair and ideas to permeatethe gameplay


    Please forward CV’sin .doc or .docx format, and web links to Adan Hill, Art & DesignConsultant - adan@big-planet.biz 


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