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Current Vacancies in Design & Production

Senior/Lead Designer Wanted AAA Studio South of England


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

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

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

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

  • Mentor and lead designers delivering game features.

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

  • Identify and implement improvements to the design process.

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

  • What experience do you have?

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

    • Extensive experience crafting game systems and content.

    • Experience handling one or more designers.

    • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills.

    • A plus:

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

      • A background developing titles in Unreal Engine 4.

      • Please email me your CV to quoting reference 839.

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

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