big planet recruitment

Current Vacancies in Design & Production

Design Manager – UK North


Our client is a multi-award winning studio that has excelled cross-platform, in many genres of games for all age groups, maintaining a consistently high meta-critic rating. To sustain their steady expansion they are looking for an experienced Design Manager. The right candidate will oversee the studio design requirements, ensure current and future staff resources are optimised through mentoring, training and development. The role will involve some UK and overseas travel.


Partner HR and Recruitment teams with staffing and freelancepotential

Collaborate with Studio, Discipline, Creative & Dev Directors toproject manage, and structure, mentor, support and develop design team todeliver skills availability at all times for all projects

Review and research tools, methods, reference materials and cuttingedge techniques to implement into development pipelines where necessary

With Design Directors ensure reviews go through on time and budget

Project Manage asrequired, liaising with publishers for design related matters

Entertaining customers, supporting PR initiatives, B2B relations andUniversity liaison, as required

We Offer

Competitivesalary and benefits in an established studio with many new titles currently indevelopment

A workingenvironment that is relaxed yet rewarding

Theopportunity to palpably contribute to the direction of the titles

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

Please forward CV’s in .docor .docx format, and any portfolio links to Adan Hill, Recruitment Consultant

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