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Design & Production Vacancies

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

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

        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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