Design & Production Vacancies

Lead Game Designer Amsterdam Netherlands PC/Console Games REF 2831


A renowned PC/Console game developer are seeking a skilled Lead Designer to join their Amsterdam studio and shape their vision and design strategy. You will be collaboratingwith a multidisciplinary team, manage design processes, and drive innovation in this exciting role.

What you will be doing:

  • Shape project vision and translate it into a design strategy.

  • Manage design team, set goals, and ensure work aligns with project vision.

  • Collaborate across disciplines to streamline the development process.

  • Create high-level briefs to inspire innovation within the team.

  • Lead by example, setting standards and motivating others to contribute to the studio's success.

What we need from you:

  • Proven experience in a Lead Designer role throughout the full dev cycle of high-quality console/PC titles, multiple times.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

  • Demonstrated effective leadership experience with high-profile intellectual properties (IPs).

  • Highly skilled in various areas of design, including UX, AI, mechanics and systems, level design, and narrative, with a track recordto showcaseexpertise.

  • proficiency in Unreal Engine development and willingness to engage in hands-on work when required.


  • A company culture that values a healthy work-life balance.

  • Hybrid working model with two office days per week.

  • Career coaching and a personal development budget.

  • 30% Income tax reduction for eligible expats.

  • Relocation cost compensation depending on your situation.

How do you apply:

Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2831.

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