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Design & Production Vacancies

QA Lead Tester Games Yorkshire Ref 1976

We are working with an independent cross platform game studio based in Yorkshire who is looking for a Lead QA to join their team on their mission to create top quality, premium games. You will be responsible for the full QA development cycle.  For this role you will have manual QA games testing experience.  This is not an automation testing role. This role is based in the UK and open to those with the ability to work in the UK without sponsorship.

What will you be doing?

  • Taking ownership of project planning
  • Determining project needs and deliverables
  • Outlining the project coverage throughout the development cycle
  • Producing test coverage documentation, test execution plans and metric reports
  • QA Test Lead management and team mentoring
  • Performance evaluation
  • Project analysis and time management
  • Keeping project metrics in line with expectations
  • Budget limitation management


Who you are

  • 3+ years in the games industry
  • 1+ released games as a Lead QA
  • Mentoring experience
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills


Benefits

This studio offers a competitive salary, a great work environment, brilliant work outings and fantastic opportunities to progress your career. 

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz  quoting reference 1976.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Camera Designer Action Games Germany Ref 1974

We are working with an independent action games studio in Germany looking for a Camera Designer.  You will be responsible for the camera, character and controller design as well as driving, implementing, tuning and polishing these features.

What will you do?

  • Work in the gameplay and game design team
  • Be responsible for combat related tasks 
  • Work in a multidisciplinary team of artist, programmers, producers and designers
  • Script and work with game editors
  • Ensure a striking game feel with minimal character controller
  • Use your knowledge of camera design to convey and emphasise game pillars

Benefits
Stunning central location, pension, no crunch, great holiday allowance and competitive salary.

Please send your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz  quoting ref 1974

We are an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPR compliant.

AI Combat Systems Designer Action Games Germany Ref 1973

We are working with a well established game studio looking for an AI Systems Designer to work on their latest action combat game. Your role is pivotal and all about AI. You will drive the design, get it working, balance, tune and polish as well as document the AI systems and ensure best practice.

Who are you?

  • A passionate gamer – You love it and this shows in your designs
  • Analytical – you have a fine understanding of game AI systems and excel in tweaking and fine tuning them to create challenging and surprising yet readable AIs.
  • Action and combat-driven – you know how to design AIs to foster and highlight a fast-paced action gameplay.
  • Resourceful – you see constraints as a challenge and always find creative solutions to work around them
  • An experienced hands-on developer – you like to use editors and scripts, and are keen to demonstrate a high level of ownership and responsibility in your day to day work
  • A born communicator and collaborator – You love working with others towards a shared goal, whether with programmers, artists, producers, or fellow designers
  • 3+ years professional games design experience iwith an emphasis on driving combat AIs from conception to final polish
  • A scripter and working knowledge and use of game editors


What will you be doing?

  • Working in an interdisciplinary team including art, production and engineering


Benefits
No crunch, cosmopolitan city central location, great relocation and renumeration package

To apply please send your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting ref 1973.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency and don't discriminate.  We are GDPR compliant.

Systems Designer Action/Combat Game Germany Ref 1972

Our client is a well known games developer  for PC and console. They are seeking to hire a System Designer with action/combat design experience for their studio in Germany. 

Please see below for an outline of the job description:

What is your role?

  • Minimum of 3 years’ game industry design experience and the proven ability to design engaging gameplay experiences
  • Balance, tuning and polish of combat systems and features
  • Good understanding of the game development process, including technical limitations and opportunities
  • Good working knowledge of the technical restrictions and specifications for various game consoles
  • Strong working knowledge of game editors and scripting tools· At least one published game on PC and console


What will you do?

  • Iteratively balance and fine-tune gameplay elements
  • Design and implementation of gameplay using in-house engine tools
  • Implementation and development of existing design mechanics and missions/levels
  • Pro-actively identify potential upcoming design problems and propose suitable solutions
  • Work to a functional brief, within technical constraints


Benefits
Great city location, no crunch, good relocation package and competitive salary.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPR compliant.

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: cvs@big-planet.biz quoting ref 1972.

Mid & Senior Producers PC and Console Games UK Ref 1965

We are one of the UK's leading independent studio's based in the Midlands and are looking for a both mid level and senior producers to work on our AAA titles on console and PC.

What will you do?

  • Be responsible for the overall quality of the product balancing budget, time and resources to maximise in this area
  • Liaise with the Production Director and wider production team to ensure the product is resourced appropriately and within budget
  • Be the point person for publisher contact, owning and maintaining a balanced working relationship
  • Clear and regular communication of progress to all partners
  • Project methodologies including Agile
  • Planning milestones and sprints to ensure ontime delivery of projects
  • Autonomously own a large product team from inception to completion
  • 3+ years large scale game production experience with console games experience


What we need from you 

  • Use your insights to engage and illustrate your deep understanding of production processes
  • Experience on multiple games, from development to release and ideally beyond
  • A strong working experience of one or more task tracking tool (e.g. Jira or Hansoft)
  • Utilising critical metric driven development
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent social, presentation and interpersonal skills


Benefits
As a studio we value your contribution and offer a phenomenal work-life balance, excellent relocation and top industry salaries.

Applications
If this opportunity is of interest to you and sounds like your dream job then please submit your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz today quoting reference 1965.

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.

Gameplay Designer AAA Game Studio Midlands UK Ref 1955

We are working with a world-famous award-winning AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who are seeking an exceptional Gameplay Designer to join their team and work on their highly-anticipated action RPG title. This is a fantastic opportunity to join this collaborative team and work on a unique once-in-a-lifetime project, while driving forward the character-driven gameplay systems.

Who you are

  • 1.5+ years in the games industry in a design role
  • Analytical mind that can proactively breakdown target experiences into world class features aligned with the studio vision
  • Ability to prioritise work and identify and manage workload both for yourself and for your project teams
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

We offer a great work-life balance, excellent bonus scheme and some of the best salaries in the industry. 

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1955.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Development Director Game Studio Quebec Ref 1946

We are working with a highly successful digital games and simulation studio based in the province of Quebec, Canada who is looking for an exceptional Development Director to join their team.

This studio believes passionately in their mission to build appealing worlds and craft stunning and inspiring games. They specialise in original games, VR, mobile and multiple platforms to create unique gaming experiences.

What will you be doing?

  • Communicating clear and achievable project goals and milestones
  • Keeping development gateways in-line with budget and time schedule
  • Ensuring clearly determined workflows and documented processes
  • Project conflict resolution to ensure effectiveness and efficiency, providing improvement plans and solutions
  • Ensuring the project is in-line with the development roadmap
  • Team monitoring, mentoring and development

Who you are

  • 10+ years in the games industry in a Production role
  • Mobile F2P experience
  • Team management experience
  • Project management methodologies in game development
  • Able to manage key stakeholders including CEO's
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

This studio offers a competitive salary, health and dental care, free healthy snacks and the opportunity to work in a comfortable and friendly environment on projects which you can be genuinely proud of.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1946.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Senior Designer Game Studio South France Ref 1942

We are working with a fantastic game studio based in the South of France who is looking for a talented Senior Designer to join their team and work on their hit action RPG title for PC. The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to apply their passion and knowledge for the RPG genre and develop their skills in a collaborative environment.

What will you be doing?

  • Designing game systems
  • Creating documentation
  • Feature implementation
  • Balancing and integrating systems
  • Offering areas for improvement based on data analysis
  • Prototype development
  • Participating in tools and workflows

Who you are

  • 5+ years as a Game Designer
  • 1+ released title under your belt including full development lifecycle
  • XML edition
  • Microsoft Excel
  • CryEngine a bonus
  • Scripting knowledge a bonus
  • French speaking a bonus

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful game studio and work in a beautiful city in the South of France. This studio offers a great work-life balance, a competitive salary and a collaborative working environment.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1942.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.


Lead Producer VR Studio Netherlands Ref 1941

We are working with a fantastic VR studio based in the heart of the Netherlands who are seeking an exceptional Lead Producer to join their team and work on their exciting upcoming AAA game. You will be an integral part of the production team, ensuring a top quality virtual reality experience throughout the production lifecycle.

What will you be doing?

  • Overseeing development plans and budgets
  • Managing the development process
  • Risk management
  • Leading the production team

Who you are

  • 10+ years in the games industry in a production role
  • Multiple released titles under your belt across multiple platforms
  • Full development lifecycle experience
  • Previous experience with AAA projects
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Agile development
  • Scrum
  • Project management tools e.g. JIRA, Excel...
  • VR experience a bonus
  • Outsourcing management experience a bonus

Benefits

You will be given the opportunity to work in a creative and collaborative environment, have a great work-life balance and no crunch. This is an inclusive studio that values their staff, offering on the job training as well as competitive salaries.

Application 

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference number 1941.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Product Director AAA Game Studio South UK Ref 1939

We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the South of England who are seeking an exceptional Product Director to join their diverse and collaborative team. You will be given the opportunity to become an integral part of the studio's production team, taking ownership of the product vision and helping to create unique AAA multiplayer experiences.  Weare looking for veteran status with multiple AAA titles shipped. Some one withability to spearhead and i.e. present a Game at Gamescom and sell a vision

What will you be doing?

  • Seeing the project through concept to completion
  • Managing and developing the content roadmap
  • Overseeing the strategy and business model
  • Implementing engaging features and content
  • Constantly addressing key metric needs and targets
  • Measuring product performance using critical metrics

Who you are

  • 4+ years' experience in a production role in the games industry
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Agile development
  • Able to gather and communicate performance data
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

  • Private family medical care
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Minimal crunch
  • Great work life balance
  • Near London location


If this the job for you please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1939.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity.
We do not discriminate.

We are a GDPR compliant company.

Senior Producer AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1937

We are working with an award-winning AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is seeking a motivated Senior Producer to join their team and work on their upcoming title. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world famous studio and develop your skills in a AAA environment.

Who you are

  • Previous experience in an internal production role
  • Full project life-cycle experience
  • Understanding of game art, design and console technical considerations
  • Risk management
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

This studio offers a competitive salary, private healthcare, a bonus scheme and free breakfast.

How do you apply?

Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1937.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate.

We are a GDPR compliant company.

Senior Technical Designer AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1932

We are working with an award-winning AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who are seeking a Senior Technical Designer to join their team and work on their exciting upcoming large-scale action RPG title. You will be given responibility of designing and implementing the script architecture of the project as well as participating in the script process development.

Who you are

  • 5+ years in the games industry
  • Previous scripting experience in C#/JavaScript...
  • Able to balance quality and efficacy
  • Problem identification and solving skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

This studio offers a competitive salary, private healthcare, a bonus scheme and free breakfast.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1932.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Systems Designer Indie Game Studio France Ref 1929

We are working with a fantastic indie game studio based in France who are seeking a talented Systems Designer to join their team and work on their exciting upcoming simulation project. This is a great opportunity to join a diverse studio and develop your skills while working on this unique title for console. 

What will you be doing?

  • Implementing controls, cameras and other necessary content
  • Monitoring developed content on a daily basis
  • Identifying and reporting potential production issues
  • Creating reporting documentation
  • Working with respect to technical constraints

Who you are

  • Knowledge of scripting e.g. XML...
  • An interest in simulation games
  • Understanding of player motivations
  • Analytical gameplay balancing
  • French speaking a bonus

Benefits

This studio values their staff and believes in a great work life balance, good relocation package, competitive salaries, health insurance, meal vouchers...

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1929.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Game Designer 18-Month Contract Mobile Studio South East UK Ref 1927

We are working with a fantastic mobile game studio based in the South-East of England who are seeking a passionate Game Designer to join their team on an 18-month contract. The successful candidate will be working on the studio's F2P mobile instalment of their highly successful, family-friendly pillar titles. You will be working hands-on on all aspects of the design process to help realise the studio vision.

What will you be doing?

  • Creating design documentation
  • Script editing
  • Iterating on game object behaviours
  • Incorporating player test feedback and live services
  • Refining the underlying core gameplay systems

Who you are

  • Previous experience as a Game Designer, ideally with F2P mobile 
  • Experience creating balanced systems
  • Knowledge of product commercial requirements
  • A passion for video games
  • Intersonal and communication skills

Benefits

This company offers a competitive salary in a friendly and comfortable working environment, as well as a fantastic bonus and pension scheme.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1927.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Lead Sound Designer AAA Game Studio South UK Ref 1925

We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the South of England who is seeking a talented Lead Sound Designer to join their team and work on their exciting upcoming title. This is a great opportunity to develop your skills as a Lead Sound Designer, or to take that step from a Senior to a Lead position in Sound Design.

Who you are

  • Previous experience in the games industry as a Senior/Lead Sound Designer
  • 2+ released AAA titles under your belt
  • Full development lifecycle experience
  • Wwise
  • Unreal Engine
  • Foley
  • Ensuring high quality sound quality
  • Developing production roadmaps
  • Able to create dialogue pipelines, playback systems and tools
  • Experience working with a variety of different recorders and microphones
  • Knowledge of music terminology
  • Tracklaying, mixing and mastering
  • Ability to mix in 5.1 and 7.1 surround


A bonus...

  • Additional game engines e.g. CryEngine, Unity...
  • Experience with FPS and multiplayer titles
  • Weapon design
  • Some knowledge of programming concepts
  • Video editing tools e.g. Premiere, Vegas...

Benefits

This studio offers a comfortable and friendly working environment, an excellent pension scheme and medical insurance.

Application

Please email me your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1925.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR complaint.


Technical Writer Indie Game Studio France Ref 1922

We are working with a fantastic indie game studio based in France who is seeking a talented Technical Writer to join their team and work on their unique simulation project. You will be given the responsibility of maintaining the documentation, and driving forward the creation of the documentation pipeline.

What will you be doing?

  • Producing technical datasheets and release notes
  • Demonstrating technical points through video content
  • Writing content e.g. installation/maintenance manuals and technical documentation in line with different user levels
  • Occasionally aiding in online help

Who you are

  • Educated to degree level in English, Computer Science or another technical field
  • Able to read and interpret technical procedures
  • Experience with creating illustrations and diagrams, screen capturing and/or basic graphics manipulation
  • Ability to incorporate information into product documentation

Benefits Include:


  • Brand new office
  • Lunch vouchers
  • Public transportation subsidy
  • Free fruits, cakes and beverages
  • Christmas vouchers


Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1922.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Producer AAA Racing Games Midlands UK Ref 1907

We are working with a world-leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is seeking a talented Producer to join their team and work on their award-winning pillar racing titles. This is a fantastic opportunity to apply and develop your skills as a Producer in a collaborative AAA environment.

Who you are

Previous experience in the games industry as a Producer
1+ released AAA title under your belt
Experience with the full development life cycle of a game
Project management software
Risk management
Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

We offer a great work-life balance, excellent bonus scheme and some of the best salaries in the industry. 

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1907.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

UI/UX Designer - Mobile - Spain Ref 915

Our client is one of the most recognised developers in Spain. With a powerful foothold in the Freemium Mobile market, they are now looking to add an experienced UI Designer to work in their Barcelona studio's talent.

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the Lead Designer, take ownership of all espects of user flow, prioritisation and organisation of all user-side information of the game, researching and proposing UI art styles and preparing feature mock-ups
  • Play an active role in keeping up-to-date on trends and proposing continual improvements to existing flows
  • Ensure asset integration, management and optimisation for all UI elements, collaborating across departments

Requirements:

  • At least 3 years' experience at a UI/UX Design role within the games industry, with at least 2 free-to-play mobile titles worked and released
  • Deep games knowledge from a background in games (mobile, PC, console, tabletop or pen and paper) with particular focus on the mobile gaming market
  • Keen eye for aesthetics and art, with a focus on colour and composition in particular
  • Ability to distill abstract design goals into tangible user experiences and effective user flows, with proficiency in asset technical implementation and UI construction (within Unity or other SDK)
  • Effective communication skill, whether it be visual, verbal or written -across all levels, able to thrive in a dynamic team in a fast-paced, iterative environment


To be considered, please forward CV’s with portfolio links to cvs@big-planet.biz citing Ref 915 today.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency who 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.
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Product Manager Mobile Games Spain Ref 1904

We are working with a fantastic world renowned mobile game studio based in the beautiful Barcelona who is seeking a Product Manager to join their team and work on their hit mobile titles, enjoyed by millions worldwide.

What will you be doing?

  • Working on a variety of product streams e.g. LiveOps, Economy, Balancing...
  • Designing live game features
  • Product performance analysis
  • A/B testing
  • Making sure revenue targets are met
  • Analysis of the delivery market and competition

Who you are

  • 3+ years in the mobile games industry in a similar role
  • Educated to degree level from a respectable University
  • Experience launching a product or title from concept through to launch, post launch and live ops.
  • Strong Excel and analytical skills

Benefits

This studio offers a friendly and comfortable working environment as well as breakfast and lunch, fresh fruit, an onsite gym, monthly events, competitive salary...

Application

Please email your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1904.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR complaint.


Lead Level Designer AAA Game Studio South UK Ref 1902

We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the South of England who is looking for an exceptional Lead Level Designer to join their team and work on thier pillar titles. Following the success of their previous release, this studio is looking to continue the creation of their engaging multiplayer experiences. 

What will you be doing?

  • Defining and directing the level design vision
  • Level design documentation
  • One-to-ones and feedback sessions with the team
  • Collection and analysis of play test data
  • Mentoring less experienced members of the team
  • Monitoring the bug database
  • Occasionally communicating with external partners

Who you are

  • Previous experience in the games industry in a Senior/Lead position
  • 2+ released current-gen titles under your belt, including a multiplayer aspect
  • Knowledge of Level Design concepts e.g. visual language, flow, game balance, on-boarding, difficulty tuning, combat design...
  • 3D level editing tools e.g. UnrealEd, Unreal 4, Radiant, Hammer...
  • Source-control applications e.g. Perforce, AlienBrain, SVN...
  • Leadership experience
  • Shooter game experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

A bonus...

  • Educated to degree level in Game Design, Computer Science, Marketing OR relevant technical training
  • PowerPoint presentation skills
  • Visual scripting software e.g. Unreal 4 Blueprints, Flow Graph...
  • Gameplay event scripting and entity setup
  • UnrealEd/UDK/Kismet
  • 3D modelling software e.g. 3DS Max, Maya...
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Knowledge of 1+ programming language
  • Experience on a live game e.g. working on telemetry, metrics...

Benefits
  • Private family medical care
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Minimal crunch
  • Great work life balance
  • Near London location


If this the job for you please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1902.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity.
We do not discriminate.

We are a GDPR compliant company.

Senior Level Designer AAA Game Studio South UK Ref 1901

We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the South of England who is searching for a talented Senior Level Designer to join their team and work on their pillar titles. Following the success of their previous release, this studio is looking to continue the creation of their engaging multiplayer experiences. 

What will you be doing?

  • Working on levels from concept to finish, making sure they are aesthetically pleasing and memorable
  • Ensuring the studio's game vision is realised
  • Reviewing play test feedback
  • Mentoring less experienced members of the team
  • Maintenance of level design documentation
  • Monitoring and providing fixes to the bug database

Who you are

  • 5+ years in the games industry
  • Previous experience in a Senior position
  • 1+ released AAA title under your belt, including a multiplayer component in level design
  • Knowledge of various level design areas e.g. visual language, sign-posting, flow, game balance, architectural composition...
  • Management experience
  • Experience with shooter games
  • 3D level editing tools e.g. UnrealEd, Unreal 4, Radiant, Hammer...
  • Prototyping and gameplay mechanics using Unity, Unreal...
  • Source-control applications e.g. Perforce, SVN, AlienBrain...

A bonus...

  • Educated to degree level in Game Design, Computer Science, Marketing OR relevant technical training
  • PowerPoint presentation skills
  • Visual scripting software e.g. UnrealScript, Blueprints, Flow Graph...
  • Gameplay even scripting/entity setup
  • UnrealEd/UDK/Kismet
  • 3D modelling software e.g. 3DS Max, Maya...
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Experience with a programming language
  • Wiki-based design documentation
  • Experience in a design role on a live game e.g. working on telemetry, metrics...

Benefits

  • Private family medical care
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Minimal crunch
  • Great work life balance
  • Near London location


If this the job for you please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1901.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity.
We do not discriminate.

We are a GDPR compliant company.

Senior Designer AAA Game Studio South UK Ref 1900

We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the South of England who are looking for a talented Senior Designer to join their team and work on multiple projects. Following the success from their previous release, this studio is looking to continue the creation of their engaging multiplayer experiences. 

What will you be doing?

  • Feature optimisation implementation
  • Defining and validating quality targets
  • Helping to bring to life the studio's game design vision
  • Creating and maintaning documentation
  • Maintaining relationships with external partners
  • Mentoring other Game Designers
  • Participating in recruitment of Junior Designers
  • Actioning feedback from focus groups into product design

Who you are

  • 5+ years in the games industry
  • 1+ released current-gen AAA title under your belt, including a multiplayer factor
  • Experience with shooter games
  • Gameplay mechanic prototyping in Unity, Unreal Engine 4...
  • Source-control applications e.g. Perforce, AlienBrain, SVN...
  • Business software e.g. Microsoft Office packages 
  • Knowledge of various design areas e.g. feedback, balance, retention, usability, controls, social aspects...
  • Able to create top quality design documentation
  • Management experience
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

A bonus...

  • Educated to degree level in Game Design, Computer Science, Marketing...OR relevant technical training
  • Previous experience in a Deign role on a live game e.g. working on telemetry/metrics
  • Experience implementing market research data
  • Unreal Blueprints
  • Programming language/scripting experience

Benefits
  • Private family medical care
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Minimal crunch
  • Great work life balance
  • Near London location


If this the job for you please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1900.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity.
We do not discriminate.

We are a GDPR compliant company.

Lead Scriptwriter AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1897

We are working with a world-leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who are looking for a talented Lead Scriptwriter to join their team and work on their exciting new unannounced action RPG title. You will be given the opportunity to take ownership of the script, breathing life into the story and characters of this extraordinary project.

What will you be doing?

  • Guiding the direction of the game's narrative, offering suggestions and opportunities for storytelling expansion
  • Creating engaging story lines and unique characters
  • Maintenance of components such as character biographies, in-game and cinematic scripts...
  • Ensuring scripts are properly prepared for voice recording sessions
  • Managing the writing team

Who you are

  • Previous experience as a Senior/Lead Writer on a AAA narrative project
  • A proven track record in a writing role for games and/or other types of media e.g. TV, film, comics...
  • Able to create memorable characters and stories
  • An exceptional creative flair
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

This studio offers a competitive salary, private healthcare, a bonus scheme and free breakfast.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1897.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Senior Sound Manager VR Studio Netherlands Ref 1893

We are working with an exceptional and unique VR studio based in the heart of the Netherlands who are looking for a passionate Senior Sound Manager to join their team. The successful candidate will be granted the responsibility of driving forward the highest quality audio for the studio's immersive virtual reality game experiences and play an integral role on the project development.

What will you be doing?

  • Taking ownership of the studio's audio vision
  • Delivering top quality VR audio
  • Mentoring and managing members of the sound team
  • Working hands-on in sound FX, voice and music
  • Managing outsourcing partners

Who you are

  • 5+ years in an audio production role in the games industry
  • 1+ AAA game under your belt from a production role
  • Educated to degree level in music OR professional audio training experience
  • DAW tools e.g. Pro Tools, MIDI, Sound forge...
  • Audio implementation into Unreal Engine 4
  • Strong musical knowledge 
  • Appreciation of studio audio equipment
  • Some knowledge of blueprinting
  • Previous experience in film/TV postproduction a bonus
  • Audio engine knowledge a bonus
  • Trained in computer science a bonus

Benefits

You will be given the opportunity to work in a creative and collaborative environment, have a great work-life balance and no crunch. This isan inclusive studio that values their staff, offering on the job training as well as competitive salaries.

Application 

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference number 1893.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.


Lead Game Designer Mobile Game Studio Spain Ref 1887

We are working with a fantastic mobile game studio based in the beautiful Barcelona who are seeking a passionate Lead Game Designer to join their studio and work on their successful mobile game titles. You will be an integral member of the desgin team, leading the other designers and helping to provide the best user experiences to the studio's huge player base.

What will you be doing?

  • High level design documentation
  • Translating high level goals into manageable low level specifications
  • Creating roadmaps
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of designers, artists and UI/UX

Who you are

  • 4+ years in the games industry in a design role
  • 1+ years' experience working on a live game in a design role
  • 1+ shipped F2P mobile title under your belt as a Senior Game Designer or similar
  • A deep knowledge and understanding of the mobile games market including trends and competition
  • Leadership skills

Benefits

This studio offers a friendly and comfortable working environment as well as breakfast and lunch, fresh fruit, an onsite gym, monthly events, competitive salary...

Application

Please email your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1887.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR complaint.

Principal Technical Designer AAA Game Studio Midlands UK Ref 1872

Are you a highly skilled Technical Designer? Do you have experience in the games industry? Are you interested in working with one of the world's leading AAA game studios?

This AAA studio based in the Midlands, UK is looking for a Principal Technical Designer to join their talented and successful team and work on their cutting edge games.You will be an essential part of the team as you develop and refine the pipelines and help guide the overall direction of the scripting technology.


What will you be doing?

  • Building script architecture
  • Participating in pipeline development
  • Taking ownership of the scripting technology direction


Who you are

  • 7+ years' scripting experience
  • 1+ released AAA title as a senior scripter or similar in full cycle development
  • Scripting in C#/JavaScript...
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
Benefits

This studio offers a competitive salary, private healthcare, a bonus scheme and free breakfast.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1872.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Cinematics Designer 12-Month Contract AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1869

We are working with a world-leading AAA racing game studio based in the Midlands, UK who are seeking a Cinematics Designer to join their team on a 12-month contract. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an award-winning studio and develop your skills in a AAA environment.

The successful Cinematics Designer will be responsible for the creation of compelling dialogue cut scenes, including excellent pacing and editing. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a good sense of composition and an appreciation for cinematography.

What will you be doing?

  • Developing the cinematic vision of the studio
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team to build top-quality cinematics
  • Communicating and working closely with scriptwriters and Level Designers to translate scripted scenes into cinematics and to balance story with gameplay
  • Identifying possible risks and/or potential areas of improvement

Who you are

  • Able to show a strong portfolio showing recent relevant work
  • Knowledge of cinematic fundamentals both modern and classic
  • Appreciation of cinematic storytelling, pacing and composition
  • Good knowledge of cinematography and acting
  • Basic understanding of narrative causality and logic

Benefits

We offer a great work-life balance, excellent bonus scheme and some of the best salaries in the industry. 

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1869.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

French Speaking Narrative Designer Indie Game Studio France Ref 1864

We are working with an exceptional indie game studio based in France who is looking for a French speaking Narrative Designer to join their team and work on their exciting new unannounced title. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a passionate team and work on a project from early stages of development.

What will you be doing?

  • Integrating level narration
  • Adjusting narrative elements e.g. animations, interactions, dialogues...
  • Working in a multidisciplinary team of artists, coders and other designers

Who you are

  • Previous AAA production experience
  • Knowledge of level design e.g. prototype, blockout/greybox...
  • Able to demonstrate narrative intentions e.g. through rhythm, scripting...
  • Analytical skills
  • French speaking

Benefits

This studio values their staff and believes in a great work life balance, good relocation package, competitive salaries, health insurance, meal vouchers...

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1864.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Producer Indie Game Studio France Ref 1639

We are working with an indie game studio based in France who is looking for a Producer to join their team and work on their new simulation title. This is a fantastic opportunity to work on a unique project and develop your skills as a Producer.

What will you be doing?

  • Scheduling deadlines and milestones
  • Dividing tasks and priorities
  • Implementation of content at each deadline


Who you are

  • 5+ years in a similar role
  • Leadership skills
  • Excel
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • French speaking a bonus


Benefits

This studio values their staff and believes in a great work life balance, good relocation package, competitive salaries, health insurance, meal vouchers...

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1639.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Mission Designer Indie Game Studio France Ref 1602

We are working with an indie game studio based in France who is looking for a Mission Designer to join their team and work on an exciting new simulation IP. This is a unique opportunity to join an excellent studio and develop your skills whilst working in a dynamic team on an ambitious project.

What will you be doing?

  • Design documentation
  • Documentation for the team
  • Prepare for potential Design related issues
  • Reporting documents
  • Designing production tools for various game modes


Who you are

  • 2+ years in a similar position
  • Appreciation of simulations
  • Analytical and teamwork skills
  • French speaking a distinct bonus


Benefits

We value our staff and believe in a great work life balance, good relocation package, competitive salaries, health insurance, meal vouchers...

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1602.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Live Designer AAA Racing Games Midlands UK Ref 1857

We are working with a AAA racing game studio based in the Midlands, UK who are looking for a talented Live Designer to join their team and work on the maintenance of their well-renowned pillar racing title. This is a great opportunity to join an award-winning studio and help push the boundaries of their live gameplay experiences. 

What will you be doing?

  • Developing top quality features
  • Designing new gameplay content
  • Building feature designs
  • Analysing trends

Who you are

  • 2+ years in the games industry as a Designer
  • 1+ high-profile console title under your belt as a Designer
  • Understanding of game balance, including statistics, virtual goods, economic and user motivations
  • Strong analytic skills including hands-on experience in your career background
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

We offer a great work-life balance, excellent bonus scheme and some of the best salaries in the industry. 

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1857.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Senior Level Designer Games Midlands, UK ref 1538

We are working with an award-winning AAA game studio based in Warwickshire, UK who is looking for a Senior Level Designer to join their team and shape their most ambitious titles to date.

What will you be doing?

  • Building high quality project content
  • Designing, producing and implementing assets and procedures
  • Ensuring quality and gameplay meet the studio's standards
  • Mentoring other members of the team
  • Critical analysis of Level Design


Who you are

  • 5+ years in the games industry
  • Previous experience in Level Design
  • Appreciation of the Game Development process including technical understanding
  • Documentation, research and reporting skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • 3D Max, Flash, Java and Max Script a bonus
  • Android/iOS development a bonus
  • Photography and Video Capturing a bonus


BenefitsThis company offers a competitive salary, a state of the art office, generous holiday allowance and great social events.

Does this sound like your dream job?

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1538.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Associate Producer Game Studio France Ref 1815

We are working with a well-established independent game studio located in Bordeaux, France with a range of high-profile products who is looking for an Associate Producer to join their team. This is a unique opportunity which is not usually available and is a fantastic chance to develop your career as a Producer.

What will you be doing?

  • Liaising with the project management teams to ensure commercially successful games
  • Project risk assessment and mitigation plans
  • Providing feedback to milestone deliverables
  • Delivering appropriate assets and materials 


Who you are

  • 2+ years in game development
  • 1+ released title
  • Jira, MS Office and Google Docs
  • Time management and problem solving skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills


Benefits

You will be given a good work-life balance, open communication and opportunity for advancement, free healthy snacks and no crunch.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1815.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Producer AAA RPG Game Midlands UK Ref 1804

We are working with a AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is seeking a passionate Producer to join their team and work on their exciting and entirely new action RPG title.

This is a great opportunity for a talented Producer to join a highly recognised AAA game studio and work on a fantastic project. You will be an essential part of the production team, delivering top quality features and working with state-of-the-art development methodologies.

Who you are

  • Full development lifecycle experience
  • Previous experience with risk management
  • Project management software packages
  • Knowledge of the technical fundamentals of game art, design and platform requirements
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

We offer a great work-life balance, excellent bonus scheme and some of the best salaries in the industry. 

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1804.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Design Manager AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1803

We are working with a world-famous, AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK. This studio is seeking a talented Design Manager to join their team and work on their highly successful pillar titles. 

You will be responsible for leading a team of talented Game Designers and Level Designers across all levels of experience. The successful Design Manager will be comfortable in a fast-paced environment and will be given the opportunity to creatively lead by example. 

What will you be doing?

  • Co-managing the Design team
  • Training and mentoring members of your team
  • Project risk and recommendation identification
  • Ensuring goals are achieved on time and to a high quality
  • Participating in the improvement of development processes

Who you are

  • 5+ years in the games industry is a design/production/management role
  • Multiple successful released titles under your belt
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Knowledge of the current day game design process
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

We offer a great work-life balance, excellent bonus scheme and some of the best salaries in the industry. 

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1803.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.




Design Producer AAA Racing Games Midlands UK Ref 1795

We are working with a world-leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for a Design Producer to join their team and work on their highly successful racing titles. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to combine your expert project management skills with your understanding of the principals of game design. You will be working in a multi-disciplinary team of designers, coders and managers to deliver high quality to all areas of the project.

What will you be doing?

  • Defining milestones and roadmaps
  • Assigning resources
  • Assessing potential risks

Who you are

  • Previous experience in the games industry
  • 1+ released AAA title under your belt 
  • Full lifecycle development experience
  • Project management software packages
  • Appreciation of game design, art and technical principals
  • Risk management
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

We offer a great work-life balance, excellent bonus scheme and some of the best salaries in the industry. 

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1795.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Combat Design Director Games Germany Ref 1780

We are working with a AAA game studio based in Germany who is looking for a Combat Design Director to join their team and work on their exciting upcoming titles. In this role you will combine your passion and expertise in combat and design and help to realise the combat vision of the game.

What will you be doing?

  • Taking ownership of the combat design of the studio's projects
  • Managing and implementing combat experiences
  • Mentoring the design team
  • Making sure targets are met in a timely manner

Who you are

  • 5+ years in a development studio in a lead design role
  • Combat game design experience for PC and/or console
  • Game editor experience
  • Script writing e.g. for gameplay systems, basic AI behaviours...a bonus
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

As a studio we value your contribution and offer a phenomenal work-life balance, excellent relocation and top industry salaries.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1780.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Senior Combat Designer Games Germany Ref 1779

We are working with a AAA game studio based in Germany who is looking for a Senior Combat Designer to join their team and work on their exciting upcoming titles. You will play an integral part in keeping the combat design true to the game's style and vision and will be working alongside animators, coders and artists to bring the game to life.

What will you be doing?

  • Taking ownership of the design and implementation of combat features and encounters
  • Showing your creative colours through combat-relevant tasks using the studio's proprietary game development editor

Who you are

  • 5+ years in the games industry in a design role
  • Previous experience with the design of combat experiences
  • Full life cycle development experience
  • Knowledge of game development editors
  • Complex scripting a bonus

Benefits

As a studio we value your contribution and offer a phenomenal work-life balance, excellent relocation and top industry salaries.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1779.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Senior Level Designer AAA Console Game Shanghai Ref 1771

We are working with a leading game studio based in Shanghai, China who is looking for a Senior Level Designer to join their team. The is an exciting opportunity to work with a world-famous studio on an exciting new AAA action title for PS4 and Xbox One.

The successful level designer will be creating enticing and well-balanced levels and will support the studio's core visions for the project.

What will you be doing?

  • Building competitive levels in line with the project's gameplay
  • Level production standardisation
  • Using test feedback to accommodate level design balance

Who you are

  • 5+ years in the games industry including AAA experience
  • Previous experience creating PVP levels in a 3D environment
  • Educated to degree level
  • Experience working on shipped FPS/TPS products a bonus

Benefits

This studio offers great opportunities to advance your career, brilliant relocation package, very competitive salaries, and the chance to work in a high-tech state of the art studio.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1771.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Senior Producer AAA Games South UK Ref 1728

We are working with a AAA game studio based in the South of England who is looking for a Senior Producer to join their team and work on their world-famous pillar titles for next gen platforms.

What will you be doing?

  • Maintaining a time schedule for your team as well as planning documentation
  • Ensuring work milestones are met
  • Making sure feature change requests are communicated to the relevant teams
  • Identifying potential risk areas
  • Mentoring members of the team including new staff


Who you are

  • 5+ years in the games industry including AAA
  • Full production lifecycle experience
  • Office Suite e.g. Excel, Word...
  • Bug tracking systems e.g. Jira...
  • Project management and version control systems e.g. Hansoft, Shotgun, Perforce...
  • Previous experience working with QA and the different testing techniques


Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the UK's leading game studios. This studio offers medical and dental care, an excellent pension and annual bonus scheme, 25 days of paid holiday and great relocation support.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1728.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Senior Designer AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1735

We are working with a world-leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for a Senior Designer to join their team and work on their very exciting new action RPG title. This role requires previous AAA experience.

What will you be doing?

  • Managing the character-driven gameplay systems
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Mentoring junior members of the team

Who you are

  • 5+ years in the games industry in a design position
  • 1+ released console title
  • Full lifecycle development experience in a design position
  • Previous AAA experience creating character-driven gameplay systems e.g. locomotion, camera, AI and combat
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

This studio offers a competitive salary, private healthcare, a bonus scheme and free breakfast.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-plant.biz quoting reference 1735.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Economy Designer F2P Mobile Games Polish Riviera Ref 1733

We are working with a F2P mobile game studio based in the Polish Riviera who is looking for an Economy Designer to join their team.

What will you be doing?

  • F2P mobile economy design including logic and mechanics
  • Defining balancing and tuning game economy metrics
  • Data analysis
  • Reference game genre analysis
  • DesignDocs and StoryBoards
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of designers, coders, artists and producers

Who you are

  • 2+ years experience in F2P mobile game economy and monetization, including building and balancing
  • 2+ released titles
  • Game design rules, balancing, pacing, monetization strategies and economy design
  • Knowledge of the modern mobile games market
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the world’s leading game publishers. This studio offers a competitive salary, relocation assistance, fresh fruit and a comfortable, modern working environment.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1733.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Product Owner F2P Mobile Games Poland Ref 1727

We are working with a mobile game studio based in Poland who is looking for a Product Owner to join their team and work on their range of exciting mobile titles.

What will you be doing?

  • Scheduling game development in the long-term
  • Scrum meetings
  • Evaluating sprint results


Who you are

  • 3+ years experience in F2P mobile games leading production 
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Data analytics skills
  • Knowledge of the mobile games market including F2P
  • Agile methodology a bonus


Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the world’s leading game publishers. This studio offers a competitive salary, relocation assistance, fresh fruit and a comfortable, modern working environment.

Application 

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz  quoting reference 1727.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Lead Game Designer AAA Racing Games Midlands UK Ref 1708

We are a AAA studio based in the Midlands, England  looking for a Lead Game Designer to work on our pillar franchise. We are a world leading Racing Studio and this is  a unique opportunity to work on a well respected title and product.  As lead game designer you will:

  • Inspire and lead the game design team
  • Provide strong management
  • Allocate duties and follow the progress of the team on relevant deliverables
  • Communicate project objectives, strategies, information…
  • Supervise and be responsible for all design related documentation
  • Scheduling, milestones, able to give presentations
Who are you?

  • 7+ games industry experience in game design roles
  • A full development cycle in a senior design position on at least one AAA title
  • Use standard project methodologies e.g. Agile, Scrum, JIRA…


Benefits 

The studio has been awarded accolades on many occasions including Best Place to Work.  We offer competitive salaries, great pension scheme, private healthcare, free breakfast and hot drinks as well as social events including Pub evenings, Xmas party… 


Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1708.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Level Designer Indie Game Studio France Ref 1701

We are working with an indie game studio based in France who is looking for a Level Designer to join thier team. You will be translating the design intentions into the final game situation.

What will you be doing?

  • Working alongside the Lead Level Designer to build and design levels
  • Level component integration
  • Level Design documentation

Who you are

  • Level creation e.g. sketches, prototypes...
  • Able to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Analytical skills
  • French speaking a bonus

Benefits

This studios offers incentive policies, free health insurance, transport subsidy of 50% for public transport users, and great profit and bonus schemes.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1701.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Senior Game Designer Games Copenhagen Ref 1649

We are working with a game studio based in the lively, cosmopolitan city of Copenhagen. The studio is looking to hire a Senior Game Designer to join their team and work on the creative world of a fast-paced game for PC and console.

What will you be doing?

  • Creating gameplay aspects including conception, implementation and presentation
  • Offering feedback to other team members
  • Designing aspects including environments, levels, NPC and creature spawns/abilities, playable characters and session flow

Who you are

  • 5+ years in the games industry
  • 1+ released title as a Designer
  • MMO / RPG / MOBA / RTS experience
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

A bonus...

  • Unity
  • GaaS/Liveops
  • Player behaviour interpretation
  • UI design
  • Experience in other disciplines e.g. art, programming, production, audio...
  • Degree in a relevant field

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work on an exciting new title currently under NDA. This studio is based in a beautiful, scenic and lively capital city.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1649.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Design Director AAA Games China Ref 1656

We are working with a AAA game studio based in China who is looking for a Design Director to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work on the lead frontier of video games using cutting-edge technology.

What will you be doing?

  • Managing and allocating the design specifics across the Design department
  • Participating in setting up new projects
  • Reviewing client deliveries
  • Evaluating the design quality and performance
  • Training and best practice organisation
  • Assiting in recruitment

Who you are

  • 10+ years in a design role in the games industry
  • 2+ released titles as a Lead Designer
  • Experience with systems, levels as well as some UI
  • Appreciation of art and code a bonus
  • Leadership skills
  • HR skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in an international setting a bonus

Benefits

This studio offers competitive salaries, excellent relocation packages and great work life balance. You will be given the opportunity to work in a diverse and collaborative environment.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1656.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

System Designer 2D F2P Games Germany Ref 1647

We are working with a well-established mobile 2D game studio based in Berlin who is looking for a System Designer to join their team and work on their projects throughout the design lifecycle i.e. from conceptualisation to completion.

What will you be doing?

  • Game economy modelling
  • Conceptualising the game systems
  • Game monetization including content valuing
  • Maximising user retention
  • Mapping out game progression
  • Ensuring high quality of the projects
  • Suggesting possible improvements
  • Providing documentation, wireframes, prototypes...

Who you are

  • 3+ years' experience with game system design, balancing, pacing and monetization strategies in F2P games
  • Educated to degree level in game design/maths/psychology or similar
  • Appreciation of the social gaming industry and mobile business models
  • Understanding of player motivations
  • Analytical gameplay balancing
  • Game engines e.g. Unity a bonus
  • German speaking a bonus
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in an engaging and challenging work space in a multi-disciplinary team. This studio offers a friendly and multi-cultural environment and flexible work hours.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1647.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Senior Producer Cross-Platform Games Spain Ref 1584

We are working with a cross-platform game studio based in the beautiful city of Madrid who is looking for a Senior Game Producer to join their team. This is a unique opportunity to grow as a Producer and work on cross-platform titles that push the limit, and to work in a flexible environment where you can share your ideas and create the best games possible. 

What will you be doing?

  • Overseeing the pipeline
  • Communicating the milestone schedule, deliverables, documentation…to the rest of the team
  • Monitoring team progress
  • Performance reviews
  • Creating plans and time scheduling
  • Hiring and assignment planning
  • Risk identification

Who you are

  • 5+ years as a producer in the games industry
  • 1+ full production lifecycle with published title
  • Educated to degree level in a related field such as Game, Film, Art, Engineering…
  • MS Office
  • Stakeholder management experience
  • Project management
  • Agile/SCRUM a bonus
  • Multiple platform experience preferred but not essential

Benefits

This studio offers competitive salary, great work-life balance, central location, diverse multicultural team.   We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1584.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Lead Game Designer VR Studio Amsterdam Ref 1374

We are working with a leading independent virtual reality studio based in Amsterdam who is looking for a Lead Game Designer to join their talented team.

What will you be doing?

  • Offering creative ideas to all areas of game design
  • Providing improvements to the new product
  • Implementation tasks from project planning and scrum process
  • Building prototypes for evaluation


Who you are

  • 7+ years in the games industry
  • 2+ years as a Lead Designer
  • 1+ accredited released title as a Lead Designer
  • Unreal and Blueprint
  • Maths, logic and analytical skills
  • VR/AR experience


Benefits

You will be given the opportunity to work in a creative and collaborative environment, have a great work-life balance and no crunch. This isan inclusive studio that values their staff, offering on the job training as well as competitive salaries.

Application 

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference number 1374.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

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