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Design & Production Vacancies

Mission Designer Games Southern Germany Ref 1837

This console studio based in Southern Germany is looking for a Mission Designer to join their talented and successful team and work on their latest games.

What will you be doing?

  • Creating quest and open world gameplay using UE4 and Blueprints
    • Prototyping, iterating on and polishing the in-game part of the open world including missions, enemy encounters...
  • Developing pipelines
  • All relevant documentation
  • Design missions from concept to completion & debug via playtesting


Who you are

  • 2+ years as a Mission/Level Designer
  • 1+ released console title from full development cycle
  • Use of game editors
  • Key quest and open world gameplay design concepts
  • Interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills


Benefits

This studio offers a competitive salary, long holidays, flexible working hours and great work-life balance.

Do you think this role is for you?Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1837.

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

We are a GDPR compliant company.

Associate Producer Mobile Games NW England Ref 1832

Our client is a mobile games studio based in the NW of England, creating hit mobile titles. We seek an Associate Producer to work alongside and help manage their team and related projects. 

What will you do?

Under the management of a Producer, you will supervise all these production tasks:

  • Respect of milestones schedule, planning constraints
  • Production monitoring : Report project status to the Producer
  • Tasks / Priorities / Budget management
  • Coordinate with the QA team for product testing cycles
  • Documentation and implementation of internal processes, coordination between teams as required


Who you are

  • University or College degree 
  • Passion for video games entertainment and avid game player
  • Leadership / Communication skills
  • Autonomy / Organized
  • Detail-driven and solution-oriented
  • Experience in an equivalent role


Package:

  • Good salary relative to experience, bonus, pension and generous holidays


  CVs to bonnie@big-planet.biz to apply quoting reference 1832.

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

Mobile Game Designer NW England Ref 1831

We are working with a world-famous mobile game studio based in the NW of England who is looking for a Game Designer to join their team and work on their exciting project.

What will you be doing?

  • Feature design, presentation, implementation, prototyping and concept
  • Working on the project from its initial stages
  • Content design creation
  • Game/game system documentation
  • Working alongside UI/UX


Who you are

  • 3+ years in the games industry
  • 1+ released mobile title
  • Design trends for mobile games
  • Unity3D
  • Leadership skills
  • Live Operations and Games as a Service experience a bonus


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 as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1831.

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

Camera Designer Console Games France Ref 1817

This indie game studio based in France is looking for a Camera Designer to work on their latest adventure console game.

Who are you?

  • Able to work independently and a good communicator
  • 3+ years experience in a camera design focused role
  • 3rd person action adventure or AAA experience a bonus!
  • Write relevant design documentation including visual maps
  • English speaker, French even better


What will you do?

  • Implement game design cameras and related gameplay in levels and cinematics
  • Create camera systems and custom cameras through out the game
  • Ensure levels are supported by the cameras
  • In charge of camera tools
Benefits
No crunch, bonus, great work life balance, fabulous central location...

Application

To apply please send me your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz as a Word document quoting reference 1817.

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

Narrative Designer VR Studio Netherlands Ref 1810

We are working with a fantastic independent VR game studio based in the heart of the Netherlands who is looking for a motivated Narrative Designer to join their team and work on their ambitious new AAA action project. This is a great opportunity to join a unique and exciting studio and help develop the story telling aspects in the field of immersive virtual reality technology.

What will you be doing?

  • Writing for an immersive and exciting world, igniting the player's imagination
  • Guiding the narrative aspects of the project 
  • Taking into account and supporting the project gameplay
  • Participating in the writing of dialogue and implementation into the game engine
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team 

Who you are

  • Previous experience in the games industry as a Narrative Designer, having worked on AAA action titles
  • Full development lifecycle experience
  • Able to write high level abstracts for a diverse audience
  • Appreciation of spatial layout
  • Experience in a Game/Level Design role a bonus
  • Visual communication e.g. using drawings, photo bash...a bonus
  • Knowledge of VR story-telling 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 1810.

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.

Lead Designer AAA Games Midlands & Yorkshire UK Ref 1781

We are working with a AAA game studio based in multiple locations in the UK. They are currently seeking a Lead Game Designer to join their studio based in the Midlands and another for their studio based in Yorkshire. 

Reporting to the Design Director, you will be an integral part of the design team, driving the project through collaborative leadership and design excellence. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a multi-award winning studio and be a part of their growing success.

What will you be doing?

  • Managing the design process and cutting edge game systems
  • Building and maintaining design documentation
  • Allocating tasks to the design team
  • Design issue troubleshooting
  • Taking ownership of the game's vision

Who you are

  • 5+ years in the games industry in a senior-lead design role
  • 2+ released titles in a design role
  • Track record of breaking down system design goals into individual components
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Leadership skills

Benefits

Fantastic city location, competitive salary, bonus scheme, good work-life balance and many more...

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1781.

We are an equal opps company, 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.

Level Designer AAA Games 12-Month Contract Midlands UK Ref 1777

We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for a Level Designer to join their team on a 12-month contract. The studio is looking for a talented and enthusiastic designer to take ownership of entire aspects of the level design for this exciting new RPG title using 3DS Max.

As this is a contract role this studio is unable to offer sponsorship to candidates from outside of the EU.

Who you are

  • Previous experience as a Level Designer in the games industry
  • 1+ shipped title as a Level Designer under your belt
  • 3D software package or level design tool experience
  • Key level design concepts
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

This is an exciting opportunity to have a pivotal impact on a multi-million-pound game project. You will be working in a multidisciplinary and diverse team, be offered a competitive salary, private healthcare, a bonus scheme and free breakfasts.

Application

Please e-mail your CV and portfolio to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1777.

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.

Assistant Tracking Designer AAA Racing Games Midlands UK Ref 1670

We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for an Assistant Tracking Designer to join their team and work on their world-famous racing titles.

What will you be doing?

  • Building realistic, enticing vehicle handling experiences
  • Accommodating the experiences for a wide range of car designs
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team

Who you are

  • Previous experience on released racing titles
  • SQL and Excel
  • Appreciation of car physics
  • 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-planet.biz quoting reference 1670.

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 Mobile Games Germany Ref 1647

We are working with a well-established mobile game studio based in Berlin who is looking for a System Designer to join their team and work on their projects 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.

Designer PC and Console Game Studio Austria Ref 1545

We are working with an independent PC and console game studio based in Austria who is looking for a Designer to join their team and work on their exciting new projects. You will given the opportunity to take ownership of the mechanics and gameplay of one of the studio's games.

What will you be doing?

  • Design implementation
  • Ensuring designs are well-researched
  • Providing clear goals and specifications
  • Prototyping
  • Reviewing tools to ensure highest quality

Who you are

  • 1+ shipped PC/console title
  • Technical and analytical design skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Unreal Engine a bonus
  • Scrum framework a bonus

Benefits

You will be given the opportunity to work in a creative and friendly environment on challenging and interesting projects. This studio offers flexible working hours, holiday pay, a bonus scheme and a competitive salary.

Application

Please e-mail your CV and portfolio to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1545.

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.

Senior Mobile Console Narrative Designer China Ref 1543

We are working with a fantastic studio based in Shanghai who is looking for a Senior Console Game Narrative Designer to join their team and work on their exciting new project under NDA.

What will you be doing?

  • Helping the project functions to be shipped at a high standard
  • Delivering high quality player experiences
  • Core gameplay systems prototyping and implementation
  • Feedback analysis and active iteration

Who you are

  • 3+ years in game design
  • Appreciation for multiplayer game creation
  • Able to coordinate art and procedure arrangements, ensuring timely completion of functions
  • Mobile game design experience 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 as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1543.

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

Senior Quest Designer AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1526

We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for a Senior Quest Designer to join their team and work on their exciting new RPG project. 

What will you be doing?

  • Building quest and open-world gameplay using scripting and proprietary tools
  • Creating high quality design documentation
  • Planning necessary assets e.g. locations, characters, dialogue...and integrating them into the game
  • Fixing reported bugs
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Mentoring junior staff members

Who you are

  • 5+ years' experience and 1+ released title in the AAA games industry as a quest/gameplay designer
  • Scripting e.g. C#, JavaScript...
  • Appreciation of open-world gameplay design concepts
  • 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 1526.

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

90% Metacritic AAA Studio Vacancy For Senior Design, North UK Ref 530

Our client, one of the UK's premiere AAA development studios; well-known for the exacting standards of polish displayed on every title they ship. They are now offering an opportunity for a gifted Game Designer to join their North UK studio's talent. 

Responsibilities:

  • Own the creative vision for major features that define the AAA experiences the studio is known for, constantly striving for innovation and quality throughout the course of the project's life-cycle
  • Create and deliver presentations to stakeholders, forming concrete goals and metrics for features that will drive industry standards for years to come
  • Take part in feature implementation across multiple departments, reviewing, adjusting and iterating in a dynamic feedback-loop
  • Share industry know-how to help Junior members excel across the team


Requirements:

  • AAA games design veterancy of 5 years or more, having been involved in crafting great games from inception to release, with a finger on the pulse of the gamer environment
  • Experience in the tight-rope balancing act of complex systems within AAA games (ideally Unreal 3/4), confident in understanding the needs of diverse departments
  • Organisational and time-keeping skill as well as effective communication of ideas and features in visual, verbal and written terms with an infectious passion that puts the player at the heart
  • Additional understanding of UE4 Blueprint Scripting and a background in game theory or related sciences greatly beneficial




To be considered, please submit CV’s in .doc or .docx format with portfolio links to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 530 today.

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.
Big Planet is a GDPR compliant agency. 
Please refer to our new and updated GDPR Privacy Statement at http://www.big-planet.biz/news.php?d=27

90% Metacritic AAA Studio Vacancy For Senior Designer, North UK Ref 323

Our client, one of the UK's premiere AAA development studios; well-known for the exacting standards of polish displayed on every title they ship. They are now offering an opportunity for a gifted Game Designer to join their North UK studio's talent. 

Responsibilities:

  • Own the creative vision for major features that define the AAA experiences the studio is known for, constantly striving for innovation and quality throughout the course of the project's life-cycle
  • Create and deliver presentations to stakeholders, forming concrete goals and metrics for features that will drive industry standards for years to come
  • Take part in feature implementation across multiple departments, reviewing, adjusting and iterating in a dynamic feedback-loop
  • Share industry know-how to help Junior members excel across the team


Requirements:

  • AAA games design veterancy of 5 years or more, having been involved in crafting great games from inception to release, with a finger on the pulse of the gamer environment
  • Experience in the tight-rope balancing act of complex systems within AAA games (ideally Unreal 3/4), confident in understanding the needs of diverse departments
  • Organisational and time-keeping skill as well as effective communication of ideas and features in visual, verbal and written terms with an infectious passion that puts the player at the heart
  • Additional understanding of UE4 Blueprint Scripting and a background in game theory or related sciences greatly beneficial


Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary and annual pay reviews as well as a great work atmosphere.


Application:

To be considered, please submit CV’s in .doc or .docx format with portfolio links to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 323 today.

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.
Big Planet is a GDPR compliant agency. 
Please refer to our new and updated GDPR Privacy Statement at http://www.big-planet.biz/news.php?d=27

Dialogue Supervisor AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1420

We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for a Dialogue Supervisor to join their team and work on their exciting new open world RPG title.

What will you be doing?

  • Taking ownership of casting and implementation of voice over
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of audio, cinematics, design and narrative
  • Managing outsource engagements
  • Managing remote voice over sessions
  • Ensuring global release by collaborating with localisation studios


Who you are

  • 1+ released title as a Dialogue Supervisor/Director
  • Digital audio workstations and plugins
  • Microphone technique
  • Appreciation of in-game dialogue systems and pipelines
  • FMOD/Wwise
  • Acting coaching a bonus
  • Film/TV post-production experience a bonus
  • Interpersonal and communication skills


Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the UK's leading game studios on an exciting new title. This studio offers a competitive salary, a great work-life balance and an excellent bonus scheme.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1420.

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

    Senior Sound Designer AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1409

    We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands UK who are looking for a senior sound designer to join their team.

    What will you be doing?

    For the lead role you will be responsible for a team of sound designers on all facets of sound production. You will set the overall sound quality for the game and define technical pipelines. You will also be mentoring the junior members of the team.

    Who you are

    2+ released AAA titles with 5+ years experience in the games industry.

    You will need to be proficient in all standard sound equipment tools including Wwise, Foley, and Pro Tools. You will also need a good knowledge of the most common plug-ins including DAWs as well as SFX recording experience.

    Benefits
    This studio offers 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 1409 along with a link to your sound reel.

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


    Lead UI/UX Designer Wanted China Online Games Ref 887

    This AAA online RPG games studio based on the Coast of China not far from Hong Kong is looking for a Lead UI/UX Designer.

    What will you do?

    1. Complete the game graphic interactive interface design;
    2. Based on product design and user interface design plan, look deeply into product and users’ characteristics, design and realize the game graphic interactive interface;
    3. Plan interface resources, optimize working tools, and improve working quality and efficiency.
    4. Design visual interface style of games;
    5. Complete the continuous design of all levels according to the established interface prototype standards;
    6. Complete the design and drawing of interface related signs, icons and pixel;
    7. Complete the dynamic and animation design;
    8. Follow up the design realization effect in a product, and ensure the consistency of design quality and realization quality;
    9. Effectively manage interface resources, optimize the interface editor and other tools.


    Who are you?

    1. Bachelor’s degree of fine arts colleges and other related institutes or above; majors are not limited;
    2. Have firm basis in fine art, good sense of color-matching and excellent design ability;
    3. 5+ years’ experiences in game interface design, those with experiences in leading and directing the interface design of famous RPG titles are preferred;
    4. Have positive working attitude, strong partnership ability and logical analysis ability;
    5. Have deep interests in game and game industry, proficient in at least one online game play.


    Please email CVs in Word to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 887.

    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.

      Lead Game Designer AAA Game Midlands UK Ref 1301

      Are you a Lead 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 Lead Game Designer to join their talented and successful team and work on their exciting new RPG title.

      What will you be doing?

      • Lead the design team
      • Developing and building on game design processes
      • Aiding in recruitment


      Who you are

      • 7+ years as a game designer
      • 1+ released AAA title in full development cycle as a Lead Designer 
      • Leadership
      • Interpersonal and written communication skills


      Benefits

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

      Do you think this role is for you?

      Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1301.

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

      We are a GDPR compliant company.

        Product Manager Mobile Games Spain Ref 844

        This world renowned mobile games studio based in Barcelona is looking for a product manager to work on their live-ops titles.

        What will you do?
        - Responsible of one/several product streams of a game (LiveOps, Balancing, Economy, etc).
        - Design, balance, and aim at continuously improving all the live features related to the product stream/s of focus, together with the Game Design team.
        - Deliver product performance analysis working with the game’s Data Scientist/s.
        - Prepare A/B tests and report on the key findings.
        - Ensuring daily/weekly revenue targets are met, by proposing, executing and continuously improving the game’s content 
        - Deliver Market & Competitors analysis of relevant competitors and games of the same genre

        Who you are
        -3+ years of experience in the mobile gaming industry, mainly in product management roles.
        - Experience building models and defining data needs
        - Excel.
        - Experience launching a product or title from from concept through to launch, post launch and live ops.

        Sounds like I'm talking about you then please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 844.

        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 Designer PC and Console Games Austria Ref 1378

        We are working with an independent PC and console game studio based in Austria who is looking for a Senior Game Designer to join their team.

        What will you be doing?

        • Hand-on design implementation
        • Providing clear goals by communicating your designs
        • Iterating tools and features
        • Mentoring other members of the design team
        • Ensuring development cycles are coordinated


        Who you are

        • 3+ released PC/console titles
        • Technical and analytical design skills
        • Unreal a bonus
        • Scrum framework a bonus


        Benefits

        You will be given the opportunity to work in a creative and friendly environment on challenging and interesting projects. This studio offers flexible working hours, holiday pay, a bonus scheme and a competitive salary. 

        Application 

        Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1378.

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

        90% Metacritic AAA Studio Vacancy -Senior Design, North UK Ref 323

        Our client, one of the UK's premiere AAA development studios; well-known for the exacting standards of polish displayed on every title they ship. They are now offering an opportunity for a gifted Game Designer to join their North UK studio's talent. 

        Responsibilities:

        • Own the creative vision for major features that define the AAA experiences the studio is known for, constantly striving for innovation and quality throughout the course of the project's life-cycle
        • Create and deliver presentations to stakeholders, forming concrete goals and metrics for features that will drive industry standards for years to come
        • Take part in feature implementation across multiple departments, reviewing, adjusting and iterating in a dynamic feedback-loop
        • Share industry know-how to help Junior members excel across the team


        Requirements:

        • AAA games design veterancy of 5 years or more, having been involved in crafting great games from inception to release, with a finger on the pulse of the gamer environment
        • Experience in the tight-rope balancing act of complex systems within AAA games (ideally Unreal 3/4), confident in understanding the needs of diverse departments
        • Organisational and time-keeping skill as well as effective communication of ideas and features in visual, verbal and written terms with an infectious passion that puts the player at the heart
        • Additional understanding of UE4 Blueprint Scripting and a background in game theory or related sciences greatly beneficial



        To be considered, please submit CV’s in .doc or .docx format with portfolio links to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 323 today.

        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.
        Big Planet is a GDPR compliant agency. 
        Please refer to our new and updated GDPR Privacy Statement at http://www.big-planet.biz/news.php?d=27

        Game Designer - Mobile Studio - Midlands UK Ref 731

        Our client is a veteran of development, having launched games totalling over 55 million downloads, with several occupying #1 spots on the App Store, Google Play and Amazon Appstore. With new plans for expansion on their mind, they now seek a forward-thinking Game Designer to join their Midlands UK studio's talent. 

        Responsibilities:

        • Take ownership of the prototyping working with the Creative Director to define the overall vision and specific feature requirements
        • Compile clear and concise design documents that drive gameplay pacing, first user experience and the difficulty ramp of mobile games
        • Research, analyse and improve upon features and games, keeping up with trends and user preferences
        • Become the point of call on all aspects of implementation with social and mobile mechanics


        Requirements:

        • Game Design experience within the games industry, ideally with at least one Mobile or Free to Play studio
        • Experience in transferring gameplay and user data into improvements on engagement
        • Creative thinker, able to come up with ideas that tackle problems in simple, elegant ways and put the player first
        • Effective communicator, conveying ideas in verbal, written and visual form, experienced in presenting concepts and ideas


        To be considered, please submit a copy of your latest CV in .doc or .docx, complete with portfolio links to cvs@big-planet.biz citing Ref.731 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.

        Big Planet is a GDPR compliant agency. 
        Please refer to our new and updated GDPR Privacy Statement at http://www.big-planet.biz/news.php?d=27

        Level Designer - AAA Studio - Midlands UK Ref 280

        Our client is a AAA studio, well-known for delivering high standards of polish with all the titles they release. With an ambitious new project and future expansion on the horizon, they are now seeking a Level Designer to join their Midlands UK studio's talent.


        Responsibilities:

        • Work on large parts of level design to a AAA standard, while accumulating and distributing best production practices in mentoring Junior teammates
        • Collaborate closely with Environment Artists to iterate and realise whitebox environments for gameplay concepting
        • Post-concept, perform 3D modelling and proprietary tools to apply gameplay mark up post-concept and ultimately realise the environments into AAA console experiences


        Requirements:

        • At least 3 years' experience within the games industry in design roles and experience with at least one 3D software package (3DS Max, Maya, etc.)
        • Confidence and experience using level design tools to create functional levels highly beneficial
        • A great passion for video games and communication skill across all levels, able to provide and receive feedback
        To be considered, please submit CV’s in .doc or .docx format with portfolio links to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 280 today.

        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.
        Big Planet is a GDPR compliant agency. Please refer to our new and updated GDPR Privacy Statement at http://www.big-planet.biz/news.php?d=27

        Senior Console Game Designer - Midlands Ref 530

        We are working with an award winning, console developer based in the East Midlands. They are seeking to hire a Senior Game Designers for their top-tier team.

        Please see below for an outline of the job description:

        What you need to do

        • 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.


        Who you are

        • 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 1 completed title
        • A minimum of 5 years proven game design experience


        Benefits

        We offer a competitive salary and annual pay reviews as well as a great work atmosphere.

        Application

        If this opportunity is of interest to you, or you would like to discuss your options, please send a copy of your latest CV as a Word document  to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 530.

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

        Producer – Mobile Games – Berlin Ref 835

        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.


        What will you do

        • Drive and implement the company vision around multiple game productions
        • Create and measure the product roadmap including milestone plan, strategic objectives and priorities
        • Report and represent the production status, progress, risk and mitigations to key partners
        • Make 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 data to make product decisions
        • Work alongside the VP of Product

        Who are you?

        • 3+ years of professional experience in games production
        • A published mobile games title under your belt
        • P&L and operating budgets experience
        • Love of user-centered product design and quality
        • Agile/Scrum and the role of a Product Owner in rapid iteration and experimentation (build, measure, learn cycles)
        • Work under pressure and in complex, dynamic production and business environments
        • Can design and implement efficient production pipelines for use during and after release
        • English, knowledge of German is a plus

        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.  We are GDPR compliant.  

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


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