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Design & Production Vacancies

UI/UX Designer – AAA Studio - Midlands UK Ref 916

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 UI/UX Designer to realise their next hit AAA title. 

Responsibilities:

  • As part of the design team, ensure all menus and interfaces reflect artistic deliverables while being intuitive and within technical limitations across platforms
  • Work with the UI Artist to design and implement effective interfaces, front-end and in-game HUDs
  • In communication across multiple departments, document processes and tasks, effectively prioritising and scheduling work-load with minimal guidance
  • Take an active part in researching new techniques, processes, tools and trends to improve workflows business-wide


Requirements:

  • Knowledge of flow and function of interfaces and their navigation, as displayed on portfolio
  • Experience of game engines and the relevant tools for them, capable of learning new tools
  • Methodical, self-motivated and a logical problem-solver, understanding the value of teamwork and able to translate direction into innovation
  • An excellent communicator, passionate for games and possessing an eye for aesthetics in layouts, web-design, print and typography experience advantageous


To be considered, submit your CV’s in .doc or .docx format with portfolio to bonnie@big-planet.biz citing Ref 916 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.
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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 bonnie@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

New Vacancy - 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 bonnie@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.
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Senior Level Designer - Games - Poland Ref 807

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

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

Responsibilities:
  • Working closely with other teams to ensure created levels contribute to and enhance the gameplay and game narrative.
  • Designing, prototyping, iterating on and polishing in-game levels.
  • Crafting unique spaces where gameplay flow and visual composition form memorable experiences.
Requirements:
  • Experience with game editors and/or 3D packages.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a Level Designer position in games
  • Extensive knowledge of current tittles, specifically in the Action/RPG genre, as well as works of art, such as movies, architecture or visual arts, to be used as reference for crafting and communicating original ideas.

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


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 bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 530.

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

Experienced 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.


Your tasks

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

Who are you?

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

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

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


Senior Designer – Warsaw Ref 197

Our client is looking for an experienced games designer to head up the design team of a new AAA title. 


Responsibilities


Game script writing

Level design and implementation in line within the game parameters

Responsive gameplay development

Communication inter-departmentally and externally

Reactive and predictive problem resolution


Requirements


At least 4 years AAA game design experience

Familiarity with Agile project management

Experience with 3D engines and scripting

Demonstrable result delivery to deadlines


We Offer 


Permanent position in an exciting game studio based in Poland’s capital

A key senior role in the development of a new title


Candidates please forward your CV and covering letter in English in either .doc or .docx format to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 197.


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