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Design & Production Vacancies

Remote Game Designer – Game Economy - Mobile Games Norway – REF 2949

Our client is a revolutionary game company based in Norway. They are now looking for a talented Mobile Game Designer skilled in economy and monetisation design join their team. This role is offered remote with great benefits packages and schemes.

What you will be doing:

  • Research market conditions, player preferences, and future technology to identify new game conceptions and styles.
  • Working with the production team to set and meet project milestones and deadlines.
  • Collaborate with designers, artists, engineers, and producers to refine on gameplay systems, difficulty curves, and player advancement.
  • Transforming fresh game ideas into technical materials such as feature specifications, level designs, and game flow charts.
  • Work alongside the licencing team to guarantee compliance and obtain collaborations and licences.

Who you are:

  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience as a Game Designer with a demonstrated track record of producing innovative game designs.
  • Proficient in monetisation and economy design.
  • A thorough understanding of game design ideas and mechanics.
  • Good researching skills, including the ability to determine potential markets and patterns.
  • Knowledge meta-game systems and optimal techniques in mobile games.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the main components that influence early, mid, and late game retention.
  • Great English written and verbal communication skills.

Benefits:

A competitive salary offered, flexible working hours, great benefits package and schemes, remote working, opportunities for professional career development and career growth.

Application

To apply please forward your CV to marian@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2949.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPR compliant.

Game Design Director - Cross Platform AAA Games India - Hybrid Remote or Onsite

Our client is an established games development studio based in Bangalore, India. They are looking for a passionate Game Design Director to join their exceptional team.

What you will be doing:

· Oversee and lead a group of game designers to guarantee the highest level of quality and uniformity in all design components.

· Design, and polish player development, game controls, and level design to determine they work effectively together.

· Manage the game’s direction to ensure it corresponds with company’s goals in cohesion with the programming, art, and production teams.

· Analyse user statistics and feedback to enhance game design for maximum engagement and enjoyment.

· Keep informed on current mobile gaming development trends.

Who you are:

· A Bachelor’s degree in Game Design or a related field.

· 5+ years of experience in game design with at least 2 years in a leadership role.

· Skilled with Unity, Unreal Engine, Blueprints and other game design tools and software.

· A broad knowledge of user expectations, monetization techniques, and market trends in mobile gaming amd AAA PC/Console.

· Strong written and verbal communication skills.

· Excellent knowledge of level design and 3C’s design principles and concepts.

Benefits:

· This role offers a full relocation package, visa support, competitive salary, and a collaborative and exciting work environment.

Application:

To apply please forward your CVs to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2678.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPR compliant.


Technical Architect Mobile Games India - REF 2943

Our client is a successful games development studio based in Bangalore, India. They are looking for a passionate Technical Architect to join their dynamic team.

What you will be doing:

· Strengthen architectural and technological strategies for game development endeavours.  

· Contribute to the overall decision-making process.

· Work with design, art, and engineering teams to develop game features that correspond with project and technical requirements.

· Apply considerable knowledge to create innovative mobile games using various game engines.

· Utilise expertise in the industry, provide technical leadership, mentoring, and coaching to junior team members.

Who you are:

· 10+ years of game development experience with a focus on mobile gaming.

· You can showcase previous experience of building systems and multiplayer games, with a focus on delivering AAA titles or similar scale games.

· You can demonstrate versatility and proficiency in using mobile game development tools such as Unreal Engine.

· Skilled in C++, AI, Blueprints, UI, multiplayer and animation tools.  

· Strong understanding of backend operations, including networking, user interfaces, and data management in gaming.

· Strong written and verbal communication skills.

· Passionate about gaming and keeping up with industry development and innovation.

Benefits:

· This role offers a full relocation package, visa support, competitive salary, and a collaborative and exciting work environment.

Application:

To apply please forward your CVs to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2943.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPR compliant.


Producer PC/Console Games Germany – REF 2705

Our client is a leading games studio based in Southern Germany looking for a Senior Producer to join their exciting team and help work on their upcoming projects using Unreal Engine.

What you will be doing:

  • Facilitate strong communication between the team, management, and clients
  • Build and maintain short and long-term project plans, schedules, and roadmaps
  • Provide leadership and mentor junior members of your team
  • Ensure development methodology and creative vision are aligned, maintained, and improved
  • Implement and improve production pipelines, design, and communication techniques
  • Be involved in the day-to-day team management

Who you are:

  • 5+ years of experience in a Producer role or similar
  • Having shipped at least 2 AAA products from conception to release
  • Great proficiency of MS Office products e.g., Office, Excel
  • Experience in Agile and Waterfall development methodologies
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Deep understanding of game development and project management practises
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with flexible working hours
  • Excellent benefits package including health insurance
  • Great work-life balance
  • Relocation support provided
  • Good additional benefits e.g., language classes and fitness studio

Application:

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2705.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR complaint.


Remote Technical Director PC/Console Games UK – REF 2933

We are working with a well-established PC/Console games studio based in the North of England who are looking for a Technical Director to join their team and work on their latest projects. This role is offered remote if based in the UK.

What you will be doing:

  • Design and optimise processes and tools to fit projects needs
  • Work closely across multi-disciplinary teams to establish project technical requirements
  • Explore how to develop projects in Unreal Engine 5
  • Help lead and mentor technical managers providing guidance and support
  • Ensure the highest technical quality of the projects, including performance, stability and optimization
  • Coordinate teams to ensure project milestones and delivery deadlines are met
  • Ensure correct tools, processes and best practices are used to meet project deadlines

Who you are:

  • Proven experience in a Technical Director role, or equivalent
  • Good working knowledge of UE5
  • Experience in leading and providing feedback to a team in a similar role
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities, with a results-oriented approach
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Passion for gaming and deep appreciation for the creative and technical aspects of game development

Benefits:

  • 25+ days holiday, flexible working, pension schemes, annual bonuses, company events, zero crunch culture, cycle to work scheme and many more.

Application:

To apply please forward your CVs to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2933.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPR compliant.


Production Director PC/Console Games Southern Germany – REF 2022

Our client is a leading games studio based in Southern Germany who are looking for an experienced Production Director to join their team and work on their latest projects. This role is offered fully onsite alongside an excellent relocation package and benefits.

What you will be doing:

  • Manage the development team
  • Collaborate effectively and efficiently between multi-disciplinary teams organizing projects to be delivered on time and within budget
  • Work closely with the executive directors and be part of the studio management team
  • Implement best practices and process improvements to enhance to efficiency of the production process
  • Define initial project scope and delivery schedules, managing day-to-day project schedules
  • Manage and mentor production managers, coordinators and teams
  • Initiate or implement development process improvements to achieve efficiency

Who you are:

  • 10+ years of experience as a Videogame/software Producer
  • Several console titles shipped in a management role
  • Good knowledge of software development process, project management, and performance management
  • Experience managing teams and delivering products on time
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • A passion for video games, video game development and the video game industry

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with flexible working hours
  • Excellent benefits package including health insurance
  • Great work-life balance
  • Relocation support provided
  • Good additional benefits e.g., language classes and fitness studio

Application:

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2022.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR complaint.


Senior Producer AAA Games London – REF 2680

We are working with a leading AAA action-based videogame studio who are looking for a Senior Producer to join their exciting team and work on their latest titles.

What you will be doing:

  • Be responsible for leading the product team to deliver on the projects vision
  • Lead a cross functional team in crafting creative content and incredible experiences
  • Create, iterate, and track schedules and processes for game features and assets
  • Lead improvements based on end user feedback/KPIs
  • Facilitate great communication of the vison and targets across different the team
  • Identify and communicate all roadblocks and bottlenecks and make recommendations for adjustments as appropriate
  • Lead the user testing process, making optimization decisions (from metrics)

Who you are:

  • 3+ years of experience in a Producer role or similar
  • 1+ title shipped in a Producer role
  • Great experience and knowledge of SRUM
  • Expertise in Production methodologies e.g., Agile, Waterfall as well as software e.g., Jira, Excel
  • Deep understanding of game development, software development process and project management process
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Passion for video games
  • Great English written and verbal communication skills

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with generous bonus scheme
  • Great benefits package including private medical insurance
  • Amazing additional perks e.g., car leasing and cycle to work schemes
  • Friendly and supportive work environment with social events/parties

Application:

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2680.

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


Associate Technical Director Games China - REF 1818

Our client is a major 3rd party studio making AAA PC and Console games.

What will you do?

  • Report to the Technical Director
  • Managing Lead Programmers and Team Leads
  • Communicate and liaise with art, design and production teams.
  • Ensure optimum performance of the software engineering team
  • Ensure the quality bar is met
  • Recruitment and training of code staff
  • Client facing role oi 3rd party projects

Who you are?

  • C++,C#, Objective-C, LUA, Unreal Script or Python
  • Experience with game development, tools, engines, offline data compilation, integration, optimization.
  • Middleware skills e.g  UE4, Havok, FMOD, Scaleform, PSN, Lua
  • Full project management experience, the risks and pitfalls of completing a project in full project lifecycle.
  • Technical documentation skills
  • Training and mentoring experience
  • Good management skills
  • Degree in computer science or related
  • Near fluent English
  • 8 years + games industry experience

  CVs to cvs@big-planet.biz to apply quoting reference 1818.

Benefits 
Great location, competitive pay, good work environment...

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and don't discriminate.  We are GDPR compliant.


Remote Lead Level Designer PC/Console North-West England – REF 2928

We are working with an exciting PC/Console games studio based in the North-West of England, who are looking for a talented Lead Level Designer to join their team and work on their latest projects. This role is offered fully remote if based in the UK and Ireland.

What you will be doing:

  • Define the creative vision for game levels and ensuring alignment with the overall design
  • Efficiently and effectively carry out line-management duties for designers in your charge, including career progression, mentoring, reviews etc
  • Communicate the project objectives, strategies, and general information to all team members
  • Review and feedback latest build to ensure it confirms with design vision and core design mechanise
  • Collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams to maintain awareness of progress and impediments
  • Create and maintain clear and comprehensive level design documentation for the development team

Who you are:

  • 6+ years in a Senior or Lead Level Designer role, with experience working on AAA titles
  • Bachelor’s degree in game design, Game Development, or a related (or equivalent experience)
  • Good working knowledge of Unreal
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience mentoring and developing individuals within a team
  • Passion for gaming and a deep appreciation for how level design shapes player experiences and emotions

Benefits:

  • Fully remote working provided
  • Competitive salary and great benefits e.g., private medical, employee share scheme
  • Flexible working hours with an anti-crunch ethos
  • Annual bonus
  • Friendly and supportive work environment

Application:

Please forward your updated PDF or Word formatted CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2928.

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


Remote Design Director PC/Console Games North-West England – REF 2927

We are working with an exciting PC/Console games studio based in the North-West of England, who are looking for a talented Design Director to join their team and work on their latest projects, pushing the boundaries of interactive storytelling and immersive gameplay experiences. This role is offered fully remote if based in the UK and Ireland.

What you will be doing:

  • Provide clear, concise direction and guidance across all Design development
  • Work alongside the design team, driving the vision of the project forward
  • Collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams to integrate design elements into the final game
  • Coach and mentor designers, providing support and encouragement
  • Provide detailed feedback to multiple design disciplines, including systems, levels, blueprints etc
  • Stay informed about industry trends, player preferences, and emerging technologies to guide design decisions

Who you are:

  • 3+ years of game design leadership experience
  • High proficiency in the Unreal Engine
  • Good understanding of essential design principals e.g., player psychology, game balance, cognitive load etc.
  • Able to creatively supervise and drive design work
  • Up to date game development technical processes, with a keen interest in latest technology workflows and advancements
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills

Benefits:

  • Fully remote working provided
  • Competitive salary and great benefits e.g., private medical, employee share scheme
  • Flexible working hours with an anti-crunch ethos
  • Annual bonus
  • Friendly and supportive work environment

Application:

Please forward your updated PDF or Word formatted CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2927.

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


Remote Combat Designer PC/Console Contract Adriatic Region – REF 2924

We are working with an exciting PC/Console games studio based in the Adriatic Region who are looking for a talented Combat Designer to join their team and work on their brand-new project, continuing on from the huge success of their previous one. This role is offered fully remote as part of a 12-month contract.

What you will be doing:

  • Collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams to conceptualise and design combat mechanics and systems
  • Design enemy behaviours, tactics, and AI routines that challenge players and enhance gameplay depth
  • Implement combat systems with the Unreal Engine
  • Fine-tune combat parameters, e.g. damage values, hitboxes, attack animations etc
  • Develop and balance player abilities, weapon systems, and combat progression
  • Create and maintain detailed design documentation

Who you are:

  • Previous experience as a Combat Designer in the games industry or similar
  • Impressive portfolio showcasing your combat design work
  • Strong understanding of combat mechanics, player feedback, and game balance
  • Great knowledge and proficiency in the Unreal Engine
  • Passion for games and a deep appreciation for how combat mechanics contribute to player immersion and enjoyment
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills

Benefits:

Remote working offered, competitive salary alongside great benefits and a profit share scheme, flexible working hours, and a friendly and supportive work environment.

Application:

Please forward your updated PDF or Word formatted CV and your latest portfolio to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2924.

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


Senior/Lead UX Designer PC/Console Games Canada REF 2918

Our client is a thriving studio based in Quebec, they are seeking a French speaking Senior/Lead UX Designer to collaborate closely with creative minds across game strategy, design, art, animation, and engineering to shape immersive user experiences. This role is offered fully remote if based in Canada.

What you will be doing:

  • Work together with producers, game designers, and art directors to establish the experiential direction of the project
  • Improve and streamline UX processes across the company, leading efforts to enhance procedures
  • Create comprehensive documentation with flows wireframes and prototypes to facilitate cross departmental understanding of the UX vision
  • Make informed data-based decisions by utilising research and testing to promote a user-friendly design
  • Guide fellow UX designers as a mentor, nurturing the growth of the UX practice within the team.
  • Advocate for the significance of UX and accessibility, staying informed about the newest trends and best practices in gaming and application design.

Who you are:

  • Highly experienced individual with at least 8 years in the industry and an enthusiasm for video games
  • Committed to integrating and strengthening UX processes within the production pipeline
  • Your communication abilities are outstanding, you effectively communicate and rationalize design decisions through compelling presentations and documentation
  • You stay at the forefront of emerging trends and readily share these ideas with the team welcoming feedback and offering useful insights
  • Fosterer of positivity and proactivity, being resourceful and efficient are characteristics you possess and instil throughout the company
  • Familiarity with Figma is a plus
  • Unreal and or Unity knowledge is a plus
  • Fluency in spoken and written French at a professional level is a prerequisite.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours with hybrid and remote options
  • Group insurance, health dental, travel etc.
  • Access to free diverse online training courses eg, guitar classes or a Unity course
  • Retirements saving plans with employer contributions
  • Opportunity to collaborate with international, talented individuals in a dynamic environment

Application:

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2918.

Big Planet is an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate. We are a GDPR compliant company.


Level Designer PC/Console Games REMOTE REF 2900

Our client is a successful video games studio. They are looking for a skilled REMOTE Level Designer to join their vibrant team. This role would suit someone who wants to work on innovative projects. 

What you will be doing:

·Develop, organise, write and construct levels.

·Collaborating closely with lead designers and building positive relationship through sharing ideas. 

·Review and give feedback on projects to solve issues and provide solutions. 

·Help shape the design vision by input of innovative ideas.

·Accepting challenges with new projects. 

Who you are:

·Experience in a level designer role and have game development experience.

·Experience using Unreal Engine tools.

·Have good communication skills both written and verbal.

·Have strong knowledge of level design principles.

·Strong interpersonal and organisational skills. 

Benefits:

·Good work life balance, remote working, flexible working and many more. 

Application:

To apply please forward your CVs to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2900. 

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPR compliant.

Game Design Director Mobile Games London UK REF 2497

Join a leading mobile game development studio in London, as the Director of Game Design. As the visionary leader, you will drive the design strategy and ensure a seamless player experience in our upcoming hit title. With your expertise, you will be the creative ambassador and advocate for design excellence throughout the studio.

What you will be doing:

  • Define, communicate, and maintain the project's creative vision for an exceptional player experience.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to bring the vision to life and ensure design cohesion.

  • Provide guidance and direction in the development of features and systems, ensuring their successful implementation and alignment with the overall project goals.

  • Offer valuable feedback and insights to the design team, fostering a culture of problem-solving and continuous improvement.

  • Inspire and mentor the design team, leveraging your experience and expertise to nurture their growth and create a versatile and capable team that can tackle anychallenge.

What we need from you:

  • Bring extensive experience as a Design Director or Creative Director, having successfully shipped multiple mobile casual games.

  • Demonstrate expertise in games-as-a-service design methodologies and the ability to create engaging experiences for large player communities.

  • Showcase a proven track record of implementing and enhancing design systems, workflows, and processes.

  • Possess excellent communication skills, both visual and verbal, effortlessly conveying ideas and concepts to team members and stakeholders.

Benefits:

  • Highly competitive salary.

  • Private medical care.

  • Relocation assistance for those moving to London.

  • Life insurance and a pension scheme.

  • Healthcare cash plan including dental coverage.

How do you apply:

Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2497.

Big Planet is an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate. We are a GDPR compliant company.


Remote Lead Game Designer PC/Console Games NW England - REF 2886

We are working with an exciting PC/Console games studio who are looking for an experienced Lead Game Designer to join their team and work on their latest project. This role is offered fully remote if based in the UK.

What you will be doing:

  • Be responsible for leading and managing the game design team, providing guidance, feedback and mentorship to ensure high-quality work and effective collaboration
  • Help review and give feedback on latest builds to ensure it fits with the design vision and core mechanics
  • Effectively communicate the project objectives, strategies, and general information to all team members
  • Collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams to ensure the successful integration of gameplay mechanics and features into the game
  • Create a work environment that is motivating and supportive
  • Communicate with clients to ensure all parties have full awareness of project deadlines, objectives and deadlines

Who you are:

  • 6+ years of experience in a Senior/Lead Designer role or similar
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant field
  • At least 2+ AAA titles published in a design role
  • Strong analytical, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with flexible working hours
  • Remote working offered
  • Great benefits schemes including medical and dental insurance
  • No crunch
  • Opportunity to work with a friendly and supportive team
  • Professional development opportunities

Application:

Please email me your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2886.

We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency, value diversity and don't discriminate.  We are GDPR compliant.


Remote Senior Producer Multiplatform Games Quebec - REF 2661

We are working with a well-established independent games studio based in Quebec looking for an Senior Producer to work on their PC and console titles. This role is offered remote in Canada for candidates with a Canadian work permit ONLY.

What you will be doing?

  • Help define and set best practises for the team
  • Take charge of a project from the pre-signature process to the handover to the production team
  • Lead and oversee relationships with various clients 
  • Work with the budget and time scheduled
  • Work collaboratively across multi-disciplines to drive results and outcomes
  • Identify and help guide the team around potential hazards that may come up through the development process

Who you are?

  • Extensive experience in production 
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant role
  • Experience with project management methodologies e.g., Jira
  • Experience of project status and risk reporting
  • Able to communicate to a high level with different multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent English and French communication skills

Benefits

  • Flexible working hours with no crunch
  • Excellent competitive package including Group insurance
  • Opportunity to work on original and exciting projects
  • Ability to work with top international clients from all over the world
  • Vibrant studio with high degree of sociability
  • Great work/life balance

Application

To apply please forward you CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2661.

Big Planet is an equal opportunities recruitment agency and GDPR compliant.


Remote Lead 3Cs Designer PC/Console Games Frankfurt – REF 2814

Our client is one of the leading video game studios in Germany and they are now looking for a talented Lead 3Cs Designer to help work on their work class RPG games. This role is offered fully remote if based in Germany.

What you will be doing:

  • Alongside the Game Design Director and senior members, drive both the combat and exploration experiences from the player character’s perspective.
  • Help manage and mentor the 3C Design team.
  • Build an open, positive, and nurturing work environment.
  • Supervise the development of 3C features (camera, character, controller) from early design to final polish.
  • Ensure documentation of combat features are up to high standards.

Who you are:

  • 5+ years of industry experience in the fields of 3C design.
  • 2+ years of games shipped in a 3C design role or similar.
  • Experience driving combat and navigation experiences from conception to final polish.
  • Experience in leadership is a strong plus.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with flexible working hours.
  • Excellent relocation package offered.
  • Great benefits and bonuses offered.
  • Career growth and development opportunities.
  • Friendly and supportive work environment.
  • Free language courses offered.

Application:

To apply please forward your updated CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2814.  

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


Remote Lead Technical Designer Games Frankfurt – REF 2812

Our client is one of the leading game developers in Germany, they are now looking to appoint an experienced Lead Technical Designer to join their team and work on their latest RPG project. Remote work is offered if based in Germany.

What you will be doing:

  • Be responsible for driving the overarching technical architecture of Game Design systems and features.
  • Oversee technical workflows and guidelines.
  • Coordinate with project Leads to maintain a balance between the creative vision for the project and the technical constraints.
  • Mentor and manage the Technical Design Team.
  • Establish and share best practises relating to technical design.
  • Ensure the proper communication and documentation of the Game Design department’s technical workflows and tools.

What you will be doing:

  • 5+ years of professional experience in the field of game design
  • At least 2+ games shipped in a design role or similar
  • Excellent knowledge of professional game editors
  • Great knowledge and proficiency using at least one complex scripting languages e.g. C++, C#, JavaScript etc.
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of programming standards and best practises
  • Experience in a leadership role is a strong bonus

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with flexible working hours
  • Great benefits and bonuses offered
  • Career growth and development opportunities
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Free language courses offered

Application:

To apply please forward your updated CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2812.  

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


System Designer F2P Mobile Games Germany - REF 1647

We are working with a well-established mobile 2D game studio based in Berlin that is looking for a System Designer to join their team and work on their projects throughout the design lifecycle i.e. from conceptualisation to completion.

What will you be doing?

  • Game economy modelling
  • Conceptualising the game systems
  • Game monetization including content valuing
  • Maximising user retention
  • Mapping out game progression
  • Ensuring high quality of the projects
  • Suggesting possible improvements
  • Providing documentation, wireframes, prototypes...

Who you are?

  • 3+ years experience with game system design, balancing, pacing, and monetisation strategies in F2P games
  • Educated to degree level in game design/maths/psychology or similar
  • Appreciation of the social gaming industry and mobile business models
  • Understanding of player motivations
  • Analytical gameplay balancing
  • Game engines e.g. Unity a bonus
  • German is a bonus
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits:

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in an engaging and challenging workspace in a multi-disciplinary team. This studio offers a friendly and multi-cultural environment and flexible work hours.

Applications:

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1647.

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


Economy Designer Mobile Games F2P Studio Germany - REF 2012

Our client is a leading cross-platform developer and publisher of F2P multiplayer games. They are now looking for a Economy Designer to join their  dynamic and successful team in Berlin. As Game Economy Designer you will help design and enhance the player experience, encouraging players to invest in the game. Creating fun, engaging and outstanding player experiences is paramount. 

Your tasks include: 

  • Design and map out the game progression from systems and monetisation’s perspective
  • Maximise monetisation and user retention
  • Take responsibility for the quality of the game systems
  • Working closely with game designers
  • Recommend rewards and game features
  • Design Docs
  • Use statistics to analyse player behaviour, user retention... to make recommendations in-game

 Who are you:

  • 3+ years of professional experience in games design, balancing and monetisation strategies for F2P Games
  • Experience with F2P game system design, balancing, pacing, monetisation and economy design...
  • University degree in economics, mathematics or similar
  • Able to formulate ratios and indexes specific to each game
  • Detailed knowledge of Social game industry, free to play and mobile platforms
  • Good communicator and great organisational skills
  • Fluent English, knowledge of German is an advantage

Benefits

Flexible working hours, engaging tasks, personal development with a friendly international team.

Application

Please email me your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2012. 

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and GDPR compliant.


Game Designer Mobile Games – Berlin – REF 2662

We are working with a well-established mobile games studio looking for a talented Game Designer to help join their team and work on their upcoming F2P mobile titles. As part of your role, you will be working across multi-disciplinary teams to create a high-quality gaming experience.

What you will be doing?

  • Articulate design concepts by creating assets such as documents, wireframes, prototypes, presentations, mock-ups etc
  • Iterate, balance, and tune gameplay features based on KPIs and feedback
  • Work across multi-disciplinary teams in designing and planning game development
  • Assisting with the pitching of designs in the early stages of development
  • Identify new features for upcoming titles and prioritize roadmaps for existing games (game mechanics, features, and content design)
  • Help troubleshoot design issues from a creative standpoint
  • Understanding user feedback to develop and enhance existing content

Who you are?

  • 3+ years of working experience of a full production cycle of casual F2P mobile titles
  • Bachelor’s degree in game design or relevant field
  • In-depth knowledge of game design methodologies
  • Solid understanding of game metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Experience writing clear and concise game design documentation, specs, user flows and feature documentation
  • Understanding of player and business needs to make, clear data-driven decision to improve game engagement, retention, and monetization
  • Good project and time management skills
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills

Benefits

  • Great benefits package including relocation support
  • Flexible working hours with no crunch
  • Opportunity to work in a creative multicultural workplace in a beautiful city
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Possibilities for personal development with fun and exciting challenges

Application

To apply please forward you CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2662.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and GDPR compliant.


Remote Senior Producer - Engine - UK – REF 2408

Our client is a well-established videogame studio building polished player-focused, community-powered games. They are now looking for a Senior Producer to help deliver and drive the vision of the core engine, powering all the gameplay experiences and creator tools for the game studio. This role is offered fully remote but also with the ability to relocate if wanted.

What you will be doing?

  • Work across multi-disciplinary teams to define and execute strategy for the engine capabilities
  • Work towards improving the Engine teams’ efficiently and effectivity in terms of operations
  • Be responsible for road mapping, release planning and sprint goals as well as maintaining a clear backlog explain your actions
  • Proactively seek out issues and potential roadblocks and work to find and execute solutions

Who you are?

  • 5+ years of experience in game production or relevant field
  • Great knowledge and familiarity with game development technologies, tools and capabilities that are essential to crafting gameplay experiences
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • An eagerness to take on big, ambitious projects
  • A strong passion for games and gaming

Benefits

A stable and secure work environment with a great work life balance, and a budget for your own work environment. There is also the ability to relocate to offices in the UK, and opportunities to learn and grow both personally and professionally

Application

To apply forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2408.

Big Planet is an equal opportunities recruitment agency and GDPR compliant.


Senior Producer F2P Mobile Games, SE England - Ref 2226

We are working with a fantastic F2P mobile game studio based in London seeking a Senior Producer to join their talented team! Dynamic team & culture. Strong production process management and project management skills sought at a senior level. You’ll be driving development and the team, planning and ensuring execution. Must have experience driving from concept to live ops.

What will you be doing?

  • Ensure excellent planning and execution, product management, working with the design teams, etc. to ensure project goals are achieved.
  • Ensuring and facilitation team communication, ensuring progress, risk reporting, status, etc. are on track.
  • Ensuring high-quality releases, you’ll work closely with development, design, QA, art, product, etc. Create and craft the production process seeking solutions to drive the best end results through the full game development process.

Who you are?

  • Must have current experience as a Senior Producer managing full production cycle, from concept to live ops.
  • Strong preference for mobile F2P experience.
  • Strong project management experience, development methodologies i.e. Agile, Scrum, Kanba, project scheduling, and management, as well as risk and status reporting
  • Ability to drive and manage multiple priorities and various teams.
  • Working with a large multi-disciplinary team, working towards project goals.
  • Production team management using Agile or similar, as well as experience with JIRA, Confluence, Google, or similar.

Benefits:

This studio offers a friendly and comfortable working environment as well as on-site catering, fresh fruit, gym classes, great tech, private healthcare, competitive salary.

Applications:

Please e-mail your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2226.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do notdiscriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Senior Producer AAA Games, Midlands UK - Ref 1937

We are working with an award-winning AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is seeking a motivated Senior Producer to join their team and work on their upcoming title. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world-famous studio and develop your skills in a AAA environment.

Who you are?

  • Previous experience in an internal production role
  • Full project life-cycle experience
  • Understanding of game art, design, and console technical considerations
  • Risk management
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits:

This studio offers a competitive salary, private healthcare, a bonus scheme, and free breakfast.

How do you apply?

Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1937.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate. We are a GDPR compliant company.

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phone: +44 (0) 1273 233 534

email: info@big-planet.biz

cvs: cvs@big-planet.biz

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