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Design & Production Vacancies

Tools UX Designer- AAA Studio - Southern England Ref 1247

Tools UX Designer

Our AAA client is giving a Tools UX Designer the opportunity to work for one of the best studios in the UK. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to contribute at a fundamental level towards the quality of all their games.  

What you will do: 
  • Develop expert knowledge to the existing toolset
  • Contribute towards the tools roadmap
  • Work closely with all departments to facilitate their requirements
  • Work closely with our tech team to improve the capabilities and UX of the tool suite
  • Harvest and report feedback from the tools users
  • Write and maintain clear documentation

Desirables: 
  • A strong knowledge and enthusiasm for the state of the art, and the future of, game dev tools
  • Practical expertise with a range of engines, level design and asset creation tools (UE3/4, Blender, Unity, Source)
  • A track record of utility UI design
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of game development and production processes
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


Benefits Include
: Generous Holiday, Flexible Hours, Staff Discounts and many more!  

Do you think this role is for you? 

Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1247.  We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate.  

We are a GDPR compliant company.

    Lead Mobile Games Designer Wanted Spain Ref 851

    This top iOS and Android games studio based in Barcelona is looking for a lead game designer to work on their pillar titles.

    What will you do?

    • Set the direction of the game design or for one of our live games, reporting directly to the Head of Product
    • Lead a team of game designers enabling them to grow and contribute to their best efforts
    • Apply your market knowledge to design not only the game, but the product with the best fit to its target audience
    • Analyze the performance of your game and player's behavior to improve KPI metrics and achieve outstanding results
    • Design complex yet simple to understand systems for a game, which should easily fit in the global picture and compliment the game
    • Balance economy progression and difficulty progression to achieve natural meaningful progression and rewarding experience for the player
    • Lead UX design for the game, ensuring flawless usability for every part of a game
    • Transform high-level ideas into detailed and well thought-out concepts and execute their implementation from top to bottom.


    What skills do you have?

    • 3+ years designing mobile F2P games
    • At least one successful mobile game in your portfolio
    • Experience running and mentoring other designers
    • Excellent written and verbal English


    To apply please email me your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 851.
    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.

    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
    3-4 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 bonnie@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

    Game Director Game Studio Poland Ref 1391

    We are working with a well-established independent game studio based in Poland with a range of high-profile titles who is looking for a Game Director to join their team. You will be the creative force behind the game, and as such your role will be pivotal in both artistic and functional aspects.

    What will you be doing?

    • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of Engineers, Designers, Artists and Producers to efficiently reinforce new features
    • Overseeing all aspects of the game and lifecycle 
    • Leading the creative vision of the game
    • Laying down design intentions 
    • Pitching commercial ideas to partners
    • Setting milestones for design
    • Ensuring gameplay is enjoyable, balanced and audience appropriate


    Who you are

    • Previous experience in the games industry as a Lead Designer, Game Director or Creative Lead
    • 1+ released console or PC action RPG title
    • Online multi-player game development
    • Design techniques, tools, processes and pipelines e.g. prototyping, scritping, level editing...
    • Interpersonal and communication skills
    • Multiple genre experience (e.g. FPS, RPG...) a bonus
    • Video game consumer engagement, retention and monetization experience a bonus
    • 3D art creation, Microsoft Office, Confluence, Jira and Perforce a bonus


    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 bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1391.

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

      Senior Designer AAA Games South East England Ref 1384

      We are working with a highly successful console games and simulation studio based in the South of England who is looking for a Senior Designer to join their team and work on their simulation games.

      This is a studio who believes passionately in their mission to build appealing worlds and craft stunning and inspiring games.

      What will you be doing?

      • Mentoring the design team
      • Build upon simulation tools and pipelines
      • Contributing to the design roadmap
      • Playing a significant role in the decision-making process
      • Ensuring capacity planning and scope management adhere to project goals


      Who you are

      • 1+ released game title as a Senior Designer
      • Full game lifecycle experience
      • UE4 and UE4 Blueprints
      • Interpersonal and communication skills


      Benefits

      You will be given the opportunity to have a direct and significant impact on the future of this studio's games, work in a challenging yet supportive environment, have a great work-life balance, work with state of the art technology and be given a competitive salary and benefits.

      Application

      Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1384.

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

        Senior Game Designer VR Studio Amsterdam Ref 1380

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

        What will you be doing?

        • Offering creative ideas to all aspects of game design
        • Providing improvements to the new product
        • Implementation tasks from project planning and scrum process
        • Building prototypes for evaluation
        • Reviewing game designs
        • Mentoring and training junior members of the team
        • Design documentation


        Who you are

        • 5+ years in the games industry
        • 2+ complete design cycles from concept to release
        • Unreal and Blueprint or other scripting languages
        • Basic 3D skills including the ability to create VFX mockups
        • Quality awareness
        • Maths, logic and analytical skills
        • VR/AR 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 as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference number 1380.

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

        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 bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1378.

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

        Game Director PC and Console Games Europe Ref 1354

        We are working with an independent PC and console game studio based in German-speaking Europe who is looking for a Game Director to join their team and take ownership of their next project. This is an exciting opportunity to work on a new IP and be the the centre of a creative vision.

        The work environment is international and English-speaking, German language skills are not required for this role.  

        What will you be doing?


        • Building and implementing innovative project vision, ensuring this is reflected at every stage of the process, including music, storytelling and artistic direction
        • Identifying appropriate project methods and strategies
        • Keeping the project in line with a realistic set of goals
        • Ensuring all project requirements are met by liaising with the main IP’s holders
        • Risk assessment


        Who you are


        • 5+ years as a Lead Designer/Creative Director/Producer
        • Multiple released titles
        • Production pipelines
        • User story creation and Jira/Confluence
        • Appreciation of the user experience
        • Stakeholder management both internally and to the publishers
        • Unreal Engine
        • SCRUM
        • Interpersonal and communication skills
        • Outgoing personality
        • EU passport holder


        Benefits   
        This studio offers a creative and friendly working environment, flexible working hours, holiday pay, a bonus scheme and a competitive salary.  

        Application

        Please send your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1354.  

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

        Senior Sound Designer AAA Games Yorkshire Ref 1353

        Are you a skilled Sound Designer? Do you have experience in the games industry? Are you interested in working with a multi-award winning AAA game studio?

        We are working with a cross-platform AAA game studio based in Yorkshire, UK who are looking for a Senior Sound Designer to join their team and work on their exciting pillar titles.

        What will you be doing?

        • Buidling high quality original SFX
        • Working alongside the audio team to help shape audio style and standards
        • Delivering audio assets according to schedule
        • Mentoring junior members of the team


        Who you are

        • Wwise middleware
        • 4+ released AAA titles as an Audio Designer
        • Field and studio recording
        • Foley recording and application
        • Interpersonal and communication skills


        Benefits


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

        Application


        Please email your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1353.

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

        We are GDPR compliant.

        VR Studio Senior Producer Amsterdam Ref 1059

        This VR studio based in Amsterdam is looking for a seniorproducer to work on their VR title. 

        You will:

        · Manage time, deliverables and budgets for theproduction team

        · Work alongside the Game Director

        · 6+ years experience in the games industry withmultiple games under your belt on multiplatforms

        · Mentoring and train junior members of staff

        · Excel and Scrum…

        · Solid communication, documentation and presentationskills

        · Able to work to deadlines

        · EU citizen or eligibility to work in the EU

        We offer a great work-life balance where crunch doesn’texist in the heart of Amsterdam.  Fancy achange and want to break into the VR industry? Then please reach out to bonnie@big-planet.bizquoting reference 1059.

        We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity anddon’t discriminate.  We are GDPRcompliant.


        Senior Designer Wanted Games London Reference 1013

        Our client based in London is looking for a senior Game Designer with experience in the F2P sector. 

        Responsibilities
        Guiding the development of unique, accomplished gameplay, look and audio of the title
        Bring originality to the table whilst acknowledging current market successes
        Deliver quality within timescale and budget 

        Requirements
        At least 3 years relevant industry experience, some in F2P
        At least 2 published titles worked the complete cycle, including prototyping
        Familiar with Unity, some coding and developing for iOS and Andriod
        Good with analytics and game balancing
        Team player
        Good communicator 

        We Offer
        Permanent senior position in a friendly, international studio in a cultural capital
        Clear career progression opportunities
        Leisure benefits
        Flexible work schedule 

        Please forward CV’s in Word format, portfolio/showreel links to Bonnie Pavlo, Senior Recruitment Consultant - bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1013.

        We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency, value diversity and don't 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 bonnie@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.
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        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 VFX Artist to their Spanish 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 in .doc or .docx format with portfolio links to bonnie@big-planet.bizciting 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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        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.
        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 - AAA - Midlands UK Ref 910

        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 an experienced Game Designer to join their Midlands UK studio's talent.


        Responsibilities:

        • Reporting to Design Leads, collaborate across Art, Audio and Programming teams to disseminate and maintain UX and Design goals throughout the production life-cycle
        • Take part in the ideation and creation of high-quality feature designs, establishing the initial look and feel of a project
        • Study and research emergent trends that can be transferred into better player engagement


        Requirements:

        • At least 2 years' relevant experience within the games industry, with at least one released AAA title
        • An effective verbal, written and visual communicator across all levels, embodying passion for quality games
        • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, able to interpret abstract trends, transforming them into experiences that keep the player at heart


        To be considered, please submit CV's in .doc or .docx format, complete with portfolio link to bonnie@big-planet.biz citing Ref. 910 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

        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

        Associate Producer Console Games Midlands Ref 909

        We are a world-class console studio, looking to grow our team with the addition of an Assistant Producer. You will be an integral part of the production process, interacting with all disciplines and driving the delivery of high quality features using modern project methodologies.

        In addition to your knowledge of production practice, you will also have an understanding of art, design and technical fundamentals. Your keen eye for detail and risk management experience will allow you to achieve exceptional quality in all aspects of game production, driven by your genuine real passion for games and games development.

        Skills summary:

        Full project life-cycle experience in an internal production role

        Exposure to a range of project management software packages

        Strong verbal and written interpersonal skills

        A good grasp of art, game design and technical fundamentals, including console platform considerations

        Risk management experience

        An eye for detail

        This is a rare opportunity to join a highly expert and reciprocal team, within one of the world’s most exciting games studios. This role provides exciting new challenges for experienced developers looking to further their career and be part of our team working on our pillar titles.

        Please email me your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 909.

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


        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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        Technical Designer - Yorkshire - Games Ref 823

        Our client has established itself as one of the leading developers within the UK, launching console titles to international acclaim. They are seeking Technical Designers to join their UK-based studio to take part in realising the next generation of AAA standard.

        This top games studio based in Sheffield is looking for an Technical Designer to work on their latest title. Do you already have a title under your belt as tech designer? Then, look no further.       

        For the role you will:

        • Collaborate with cross discipline teams in the design and execution of the game vision
        • Be responsible for technical elements of level creation such as building set pieces and solving complex scripting problem
        • Scripting game mode logic
        • Craft prototypes to test new mechanics and level layouts
        • Empower the wider design team by creating designer friendly tools and scripts
        • Deliver content within quality, schedule and technical limitations
        • Take a positive and constructive attitude to receiving and giving feedback


        Requirements:

        • At least 2 years’ experience within the games industry as a Technical Designer, a firm grasp of level and games design, and involvement in the shipping of at least one current-gen console title 
        • Proficiency with the Unreal Engine 4 – Blueprints, replication processes as well as technical limitations and optimisation solutions
        • Self-driven, solution-oriented and an excellent communicator across all levels 
        • Other game engines e.g. Lumberyard, CryEngine...a bonus
        • Appreciation of 3D platform/puzzle games a bonus


        If this sounds of interest to you, apply today by submitting your CV’s to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 823.

        We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency 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.

          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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