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Design & Production Vacancies

Economy Designer Mobile Games F2P Studio, Germany - Ref 2012

We are working with a leading cross-platform developer and publisher of F2P multiplayer games. We seek an experienced Game Economy / Monetisation Designer to join our client's dynamic and successful team in a Key role. 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 a 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 the 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.

To Apply:

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

Level Designer AAA RPG Game Midlands, UK - Ref 1675

Our client, an AAA studio is working on their pillar franchise RPG title and are now looking for a level designer who is adept at building levels, missions, stages and locales using level editors and tools. Through the use of mechanics and characters, you will be working with designers of multiple disciplines to build beautiful and be engaging open-world environments as well as Implementing level designs.

Top Studio, Top Team!

Who you are?

· Previous experience as a Level Designer

· 1+ released title

· 3D software package/level design tool experience

· Appreciation of key level design concepts

· Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits:

This studio offers a competitive salary, private healthcare, a bonus scheme, and free breakfast. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world-famous team and work on a hugely exciting title!

Applications:

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to adrienne@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1675.

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

Level Designer PC Games, South Germany - Ref 1577

We are working with a PC and console studio based in the South of Germany that is looking for a Level Designer to work on their exciting new projects. You will be responsible for all areas of level creation.

What will you be doing?

  • Macro and micro-level design drafts

  • Using Unreal Engine 4 and blueprint system to design and prototype aspects of the world in-game, including enemy encounters and quests

  • Ensuring level design adheres to the gameplay and narrative of the project

  • Play-testing and feedback

  • Who you are?

    • 2+ years in the games industry as a Level Designer

    • 3D engine game editors

    • Open world game experience

    • May layout creation

    • Interpersonal and communication skills

    • Released game titles as a Level Designer a bonus

    • Unreal Engine 4 and blueprint system a bonus

    • Benefits:

      • Good work-life balance

      • Flexible hours

      • Collaborative work environment


      • Applications:

        Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1577.

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

Mission Designer Games, Southern Germany - Ref 1837

This console studio based in Southern Germany is looking for a Mission Designer to join their talented and successful team and work on their latest games.

What will you be doing?

  • Creating quest and open-world gameplay using UE4 and Blueprints
  • Prototyping, iterating on, and polishing the in-game part of the open-world including missions, enemy encounters
  • Developing pipelines
  • All relevant documentation
  • Design missions from concept to completion & debug via playtesting

      Who you are?

      • 2+ years as a Mission/Level Designer

      • 1+ released console title from full development cycle

      • Use of game editors

      • Key quest and open-world gameplay design concepts

      • Interpersonal and written communication skills

      • Problem-solving skills


      • Benefits:

        This studio offers a competitive salary, long holidays, flexible working hours, and great work-life balance.

        Do you think this role is for you? Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1837.

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

        We are a GDPR compliant company.

C++ Technical Director Games Studio, SE England - Ref 2050

We are working with a leading game studio based in South East England that is looking for a C++ Technical Director to join their team and work on a diverse range of projects.

What will you be doing?

  • Maintaining and developing new as well as existing projects

  • Code reviews

  • Taking responsibility for systems and features

  • Managing project proposals

  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team to ensure quality and deadlines are met

  • Mentoring junior members of the team

  • Leading client communications


  • Who you are?

    • 8+ years as a Lead Programmer/Technical Director - so you will have experience in a management role

    • Strong C/C++

    • Object-oriented development

    • Unreal

    • Code and data repositories e.g. Perforce...

    • Rendering technology experience e.g. DirectX, OpenGL...a bonus

    • Rendering technology development experience e.g. shadowing, reflections, depth of field...a bonus

    • This role is open to UK residents and people able to work in the UK without sponsorship. 

      Benefits:

      This studio offers a competitive salary, good work-life balance, a great holiday allowance, and much more.

      Applications:

      Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2050.

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

Senior Technical Artist AAA Games Studio, Remote Contract - Ref 1938

We have a new remote contract role at a AAA UK games studio. Immediate start (if possible), rates negotiable.

Skills required:

  • Skilled with UE4 / Blueprints

  • Good generalist tech art and animation skills such as shaders, optimisation, rigging, lighting, etc

  • Scripting skills e.g python, C++, max script, etc

  • Art packages such as Maya/ 3DSMax / photoshop

  • Houdini is a big plus

  • 4 years + experience

  • AAA console or PC games experience.


  • Please email CV and showreel/ portfolio to ash@big-planet.biz if interested.

    We are an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPR compliant.

French-speaking Mission Designer Games, France - Ref 1602

We are working with an indie game studio based in France that is looking for a Mission Designer to join their team and work on an exciting new simulation IP. This is a unique opportunity to join an excellent studio and develop your skills whilst working in a dynamic team on an ambitious project.
What will you be doing?
  • Design documentation
  • Documentation for the team
  • Prepare for potential Design related issues
  • Reporting documents
  • Designing production tools for various game modes
Who you are?
  • 2+ years in a similar position
  • Appreciation of simulations
  • Analytical and teamwork skills
  • French-speaking 
Benefits:
We value our staff and believe in a great work-life balance, good relocation package, competitive salaries, health insurance, meal vouchers.
Applications:
Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1602.
We are an equal opps company, value diversity, and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Principal Gameplay Designer AAA Studio, UK - Ref 2119

We are working with a world-famous award-winning AAA game studio based in the UK who are seeking an exceptional Senior/Principal Gameplay Designer to join their team and work on their highly-anticipated AAA RPG title. This is a fantastic opportunity to join this collaborative team and work on a unique once-in-a-lifetime project while driving forward the character-driven gameplay systems.

Who you are?

  • 5+ years in the games industry in a design role

  • Analytical mind that can proactively breakdown target experiences into world-class features aligned with the studio vision

  • Ability to prioritise work and identify and manage workload both for yourself and for your project teams

  • Interpersonal and communication skills

  • Full lifecycle design experience with one published console title 

  • Combat design experience a plus 

  • Benefits:

    We offer a great work-life balance, an excellent bonus scheme and some of the best salaries in the industry. 

    Applications:

    Please e-mail your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2119.

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

Product Director AAA Game Studio South, UK - Ref 1939

We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the South of England that are seeking an exceptional Product Director to join their diverse and collaborative team. You will be given the opportunity to become an integral part of the studio's production team, taking ownership of the product vision and helping to create unique AAA multiplayer experiences. Your deep understanding of the market, players, game design, and engagement/monetization mechanics is vital to this role. We are looking for veteran status with multiple AAA titles shipped. Someone with the ability to spearhead and i.e. present a Game at Gamescom and sell a vision.

What will you be doing?

  • Seeing the project through concept to completion
  • Managing and developing the content roadmap
  • Overseeing the strategy and business model
  • Implementing engaging features and content
  • Constantly addressing key metric needs and targets
  • Measuring product performance using critical metrics
Who you are?

  • 4+ years experience in a production role in the games industry
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Agile development
  • Able to gather and communicate performance data
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Benefits:

  • Private family medical care
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Minimal crunch
  • Great work-life balance
  • Near London location
If this is the job for you please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1939.

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

Principle Quest Designer Role AAA Games Studio, UK - Ref 2088

Weare working with a leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for a Principle 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

· 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 senior quest or 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, an excellent bonus scheme, and some of the best salaries in the industry. 

Applications:

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2088.

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

Senior Mobile Game Designer Game Studio, Spain - Ref 2074

This top F2P mobile games studio based in Barcelona is looking for a Senior Game Designer to work on their pillar titles.

What will you do?

· Liaising with programmers regarding project specifications

· Features, mock-ups, UX, gameplay, economy, balancing and systems design…

· Coordinating with the live-ops team.

· Research and enact new tech and industry norms


What skills do you have?

· 4+ years proven track record designing mobile F2P games

· At least one full release cycle on a mobileF2P game as a Senior Game Designer in your portfolio

· Experience running and mentoring other designers

· Excellent written and verbal English

· Experience with analysing KPIs and using metrics to improve the game balancing

· Deep understanding of free-to-play game mechanics, monetization systems, and game economics

· Self-organized and self-motivated way of working

· Profound mathematical and analytical understanding

To apply please email me your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2074.

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

Development Director AAA Game Studio, South England - Ref 2066

We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the South of England that is seeking an exceptional Development Director to join their diverse and collaborative team. You will be given the opportunity to become an integral part of the studio's production team, taking ownership of the product vision and helping to create unique AAA multiplayer experiences. Your deep understanding of the market, players, game design, and engagement/monetization mechanics is vital to this role. We are looking for veteran status with multiple AAA titles shipped. Someone with the ability to spearhead and i.e. present a Game at Gamescom and sell a vision.

What will you be doing?

  • Seeing the project through concept to completion
  • Managing and developing the content roadmap
  • Overseeing the strategy and business model
  • Implementing engaging features and content
  • Constantly addressing key metric needs and targets
  • Measuring product performance using critical metrics
  • You will be responsible for scheduling, plans, budgets.

Who you are?

  • 4+ years experience in a production role in the games industry
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Agile development
  • Able to gather and communicate performance data
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits:

  • Private family medical care
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Minimal crunch
  • Great work-life balance
  • Near London location

Applications:

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2066.

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

Producer Indie Game Studio, France - Ref 1639

We are working with an indie game studio based in France that is looking for a Producer to join their team and work on their new simulation title. This is a fantastic opportunity to work on a unique project and develop your skills as a Producer.

What will you be doing?

  • Scheduling deadlines and milestones
  • Dividing tasks and priorities
  • Implementation of content at each deadline
Who you are?

  • 5+ years in a similar role
  • Leadership skills
  • Excel
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • French-speaking is a bonus

Benefits:
This studio values its staff and believes in a great work-life balance, good relocation package, competitive salaries, health insurance, meal vouchers.

Applications:

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1639.

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

Junior to Senior Producers Console & PC Studio, Germany - Ref 2022

We are working with an independent PC and console game studio based in Southern Germany. They are using the Unreal engine for their high-quality MMO games across various genres. They are actively seeking to hire an Associate Producer for their studio to help manage one or more of their titles.

Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of relevant areas of the project

  • Tracking schedules

  • Assist with the successful prioritization of tasks to meet goals

  • Actively participate in all development

  • Strong focus on production and management

  • Assisting with the coordination of internal and external teams

 What skills do you need to have?

  • 1+ year game experience in a similar role as an associate producer or project manager

  • Proactive project management skills, incl. task allocation, deadlines, scheduling, people mgmt, milestones, project tracking, problem-solving, documentation, communicating workflows, risk assessment, deliverables, prioritisation...

  • Agile/ Waterfall, Confluence, Kanban, or other similar project methodologies

  • MS Office advanced knowledge

  • Experience with documentation/ communication workflows

  • Extremely strong problem solving and organizational skills

  • Excellent written and spoken English

  • The ability to work independently and a high degree of individual initiative and commitment
Benefits:

Great work-life balance, a competitive salary, great holiday allowance, excellent relocation package.  

Applications:

Please email me your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2022.

Economy Designer F2P Multiplayer, Studio Germany - Ref 2012

We are working with a leading cross-platform developer and publisher of F2P multiplayer games. We seek a proven Game Economy Designer to join our dynamic and successful team. 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, free2play 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.

Applications:

Please email me your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference2012.

F2P Producer Mobile Games AAA Studio, Germany - Ref 2007

F2P Producer Mobile Games - AAA Studio Germany

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 Head of Product


Who are you?

· 3+ years of professional experience in games production with F2P experience

· 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-centred 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


Applications:

Please email me your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2007.

Lead Game Designer AAA Games Studio, North West UK - Ref 2034

We are working with a well-known game studio currently looking for a lead designer for our well-established racing franchise. We are a tight-knit team, capable of delivering world-class AAA games. You should have a solid track record of leading design teams on multiple concurrent high-profile titles.

What will you do?

  • Management and prioritisation of Senior Designers daily workload

  • The amalgamation of design concepts to match the game’s vision

  • All design documentation is suitable for intended audiences

  • Guiding the multidisciplinary team’s communication channels

  • Design scoping estimates

  • Ownership of the accuracy of both economy and balance modeling

  • Working closely with the development team

  • Successful implementation of all features

  • Line management, guidance, and mentoring of the wider design team

  • Collaboration with the Art Director to ensure the best-in-class user experience

  • Mentoring and training

Who you are?

  • 7+ years in Game Design
  • Multiple released titles
  • Previous experience leading a team
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience working with racing/cars, professional or otherwise, a bonus
Benefits:

This company offers a competitive salary, a state-of-the-art office, generous holiday allowance, a great bonus scheme, a collaborative working environment, and great social events.

Applications:

Please email your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2034

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

Lead Narrative Designer AAA Studio, London UK - Ref 1996

I am working with a AAA studio based in the London Office on their latest award-winning project. They are looking for a Lead Narrative Designer to join their talented and successful team with experience on the current-gen consoles. You will be accountable for the creation, development, and implementation of the game's narrative, setting, characters, story arc, emotional tone as directed by the project leadership. 

What will you be doing? 

  • Creating the narrative, characterisations, and settings for the game
  • Writing incl. concept, research and design documents, blog posts, presentations, internal & external update and marketing videos, in-game tooltips, text logs, audio logs, VO barks, scripted scenes, storyboards, cinematic scripts, motion capture and performance capture scenes
  • Expand situation concepts until you flesh out the content into a whole world
  • Communicate this vision to art and design teams and collaborate with them productively
  • Mentor and assist the narrative and game design teams
  • Maintain continuity and quality throughout the game’s development 
Who you are?

  • At least 7+ years relevant games industry experience.
  • Great communicator and inspired writer
  • Outstanding at creating worlds full of mystery and populating them imaginatively
  • Qualified to degree level or comparable
  • Familiarity with designing and executing dialogue with Articy
  • Understanding of Unity, UDK, CryEngine, or equivalent 
  • RACI matrices and Risk Logs
  • SVN, Perforce, AlienBrain...
  • Casting and directing actors for voice-over, camera, mocap/performance capture...
  • 3+ published AAA current-gen titles in a similar role to be considered (full lifecycle experience) 
Benefits:

This studio offers competitive salaries, a bonus scheme, and full corporate benefits. World-famous games to work on too!

Applications:
To apply please submit your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1996

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

Senior Combat Designer AAA Studio, Midlands UK - Ref 1985

This AAA studio based in the Midlands, UK is looking for a Combat Designer to join their talented and successful team. You will be working on great fighting scenes and be inspired to create and make each attack feel right. Your focus will be attaining the right balance between damage, animation, visual and sound effects, and player perspective. This role requires not only an ability to think about and discuss the resultant player experiences designs provide but also a strong understanding of the design theory and technical implementation that it leads to.

What will you be doing?

• Taking ownership of the design and implementation of combat features and encounters
• Creating design documentation

Who you are?
• Full development cycle experience in a design role at a AAA studio on at least 1 published console title
• Able to be part of a team
• Previous experience with the design of combat experiences
• Problem-solving skills
• Interpersonal and written communication skills
• Passionate about games and the game industry
• 5+ years in the games industry in a design role

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 1985

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

Associate Lead Gameplay Designer AAA Studio, Midlands UK - Ref 1983

This AAA studio based in the Midlands, UK is looking for an Associate Lead Gameplay Designer to help develop and lead their gameplay design team, working on their new RPG game.

What will you be doing?

  • You will help establish, maintain, and evolve design processes
  • Stick to schedules and ensure delivery of gameplay design
  • Co-ordinate with fellow Leads to ensure smooth delivery of gameplay design

Who you are?

  • Full development cycle experience in a senior role at a AAA studio
  • At least 2+ year’s experience at Senior or Lead
  • Proven success working on systems such as locomotion, combat, camera, and AI
  • Inspirational leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  •  Problem-solving skills
  • Interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Passionate about games and the game industry

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 1983.

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

Technical Designer AAA Studio, Midlands UK - Ref 1982

Are you a highly-skilled Technical 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 Technical Designer to join their talented and successful team and work on their new RPG game.

What will you be doing?

· Building script architecture

· Participating in pipeline development

· Scripting technology direction

Who you are?

· Full development cycle experience in a technical design role at a AAA studio

· 2+ years in scripting, C#, Javascript or similar

· Scripting in C#/JavaScript or similar

· Problem-solving skills

· Interpersonal and written communication skills

· Passionate about games and the game industry


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 1982.

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

Remote QA Lead Tester Games - Ref 1976

We are working with an independent cross-platform game studio based in Yorkshire that is looking for a Lead QA to join their team on their mission to create top-quality, premium games. You will be responsible for the full QA development cycle.  For this role, you will have manual QA games testing experience.  This is not an automation testing role. This role can be available remotely as long as you as you are based in the UK with full working rights and available for onsite visits only when necessary.  This position is open to those with the ability to work in the UK without sponsorship.

What will you be doing?

  • Taking ownership of project planning
  • Determining project needs and deliverables
  • Outlining the project coverage throughout the development cycle
  • Producing test coverage documentation, test execution plans and metric reports
  • QA Test Lead management and team mentoring
  • Performance evaluation
  • Project analysis and time management
  • Keeping project metrics in line with expectations
  • Budget limitation management
Who you are?

  • 3+ years in the games industry
  • 1+ released games as a Lead QA
  • Mentoring experience
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits:

This studio offers a competitive salary, a great work environment, brilliant work outings, and fantastic opportunities to progress your career. 

Applications:

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz  quoting reference 1976.

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

Gameplay Designer AAA Game Studio, Midlands UK - Ref 1955

We are working with a world-famous award-winning AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who are seeking an exceptional Gameplay Designer to join their team and work on their highly-anticipated action RPG title. This is a fantastic opportunity to join this collaborative team and work on a unique once-in-a-lifetime project while driving forward the character-driven gameplay systems.

Who you are?

  • 1.5+ years in the games industry in a design role
  • Analytical mind that can proactively breakdown target experiences into world-class features aligned with the studio vision
  • Ability to prioritise work and identify and manage workload both for yourself and for your project teams
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits:

We offer a great work-life balance, an excellent bonus scheme, and some of the best salaries in the industry. 

Applications:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1955.

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

Lead Producer VR Studio, Netherlands - Ref 1941

We are working with a fantastic VR studio based in the heart of the Netherlands that is seeking an exceptional Lead Producer to join their team and work on their exciting upcoming AAA game. You will be an integral part of the production team, ensuring a top-quality virtual reality experience throughout the production lifecycle.

What will you be doing?

  • Overseeing development plans and budgets
  • Managing the development process
  • Risk management
  • Leading the production team
Who you are?

  • 10+ years in the games industry in a production role
  • Multiple released titles under your belt across multiple platforms
  • Full development lifecycle experience
  • Previous experience with AAA projects
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Agile development
  • Scrum
  • Project management tools e.g. JIRA, Excel...
  • VR experience a bonus
  • Outsourcing management 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 its staff, offering on-the-job training as well as competitive salaries.

Applications:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference number 1941.

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

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.

Senior Technical Designer AAA Games, Midlands UK - Ref 1932

We are working with an award-winning AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who are seeking a Senior Technical Designer to join their team and work on their exciting upcoming large-scale action RPG title. You will be given responsibility for designing and implementing the script architecture of the project as well as participating in the script process development.

Who you are?

  • 5+ years in the games industry
  • Previous scripting experience in C#/JavaScript...
  • Able to balance quality and efficacy
  • Problem identification and solving skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits:

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

Applications:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1932.

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

Producer AAA Racing Games, Midlands UK - Ref 1907

We are working with a world-leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is seeking a talented Producer to join their team and work on their award-winning pillar racing titles. This is a fantastic opportunity to apply and develop your skills as a Producer in a collaborative AAA environment.

Who you are?

  • Previous experience in the games industry as a Producer
  • 1+ released AAA title under your belt
  • Experience with the full development life cycle of a game
  • Project management software
  • Risk management
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits:

We offer a great work-life balance, an excellent bonus scheme and some of the best salaries in the industry. 

Applications:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1907.

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

Lead Level Designer AAA Game Studio, South UK - Ref 1902

We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the South of England that is looking for an exceptional Lead Level Designer to join their team and work on their pillar titles. Following the success of their previous release, this studio is looking to continue the creation of their engaging multiplayer experiences. 

What will you be doing?

  • Defining and directing the level design vision
  • Level design documentation
  • One-to-ones and feedback sessions with the team
  • Collection and analysis of playtest data
  • Mentoring less experienced members of the team
  • Monitoring the bug database
  • Occasionally communicating with external partners

Who you are?

  • Previous experience in the games industry in a Senior/Lead position
  • 2+ released current-gen titles under your belt, including a multiplayer aspect
  • Knowledge of Level Design concepts e.g. visual language, flow, game balance, on-boarding, difficulty tuning, combat design...
  • 3D level editing tools e.g. UnrealEd, Unreal 4, Radiant, Hammer...
  • Source-control applications e.g. Perforce, AlienBrain, SVN...
  • Leadership experience
  • Shooter game experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

A bonus:

  • Educated to degree level in Game Design, Computer Science, Marketing OR relevant technical training
  • PowerPoint presentation skills
  • Visual scripting software e.g. Unreal 4 Blueprints, Flow Graph...
  • Gameplay event scripting and entity setup
  • UnrealEd/UDK/Kismet
  • 3D modeling software e.g. 3DS Max, Maya...
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Knowledge of 1+ programming language
  • Experience on a live game e.g. working on telemetry, metrics...

Benefits:

  • Private family medical care
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Minimal crunch
  • Great work-life balance
  • Near London location

If this is the job for you please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1902.

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

Senior Level Designer AAA Game Studio, South UK - Ref 1901

We are working with a AAA studio based in SE UK with multiple vacancies for level designers to join their team and work on their pillar titles. Following the success of their previous release, this studio is looking to continue the creation of their engaging multiplayer experiences. 

What will you be doing?

  • Working on levels from concept to finish, making sure they are aesthetically pleasing and memorable
  • Ensuring the studio's game vision is realised
  • Reviewing playtest feedback
  • Mentoring less experienced members of the team
  • Maintenance of level design documentation
  • Monitoring and providing fixes to the bug database

Who you are?

  • 5+ years in the games industry
  • Previous experience in a Senior position
  • 1+ released AAA title under your belt, including a multiplayer component in level design
  • Knowledge of various level design areas e.g. visual language, sign-posting, flow, game balance, architectural composition...
  • Management experience
  • Experience with shooter games
  • 3D level editing tools e.g. UnrealEd, Unreal 4, Radiant, Hammer...
  • Prototyping and gameplay mechanics using Unity, Unreal...
  • Source-control applications e.g. Perforce, SVN, AlienBrain...

A bonus:

  • Educated to degree level in Game Design, Computer Science, Marketing OR relevant technical training
  • PowerPoint presentation skills
  • Visual scripting software e.g. UnrealScript, Blueprints, Flow Graph...
  • Gameplay even scripting/entity setup
  • UnrealEd/UDK/Kismet
  • 3D modeling software e.g. 3DS Max, Maya...
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Experience with a programming language
  • Wiki-based design documentation
  • Experience in a design role on a live game e.g. working on telemetry, metrics...

Benefits:

  • Private family medical care
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Minimal crunch
  • Great work life balance
  • Near London location


If this is the job for you please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1901.

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

Lead Game Designer Mobile Game Studio, Spain - Ref 1887

We are working with a fantastic mobile game studio based in beautiful Barcelona that is seeking a passionate Lead Game Designer to join their studio and work on their successful mobile game titles. You will be an integral member of the design team, leading the other designers and helping to provide the best user experiences to the studio's huge player base.

What will you be doing?

  • High-level design documentation
  • Translating high-level goals into manageable low-level specifications
  • Creating roadmaps
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of designers, artists, and UI/UX

Who you are?

  • 4+ years in the games industry in a design role
  • 1+ years experience working on a live game in a design role
  • 1+ shipped F2P mobile title under your belt as a Senior Game Designer or similar
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the mobile games market including trends and competition
  • Leadership skills

Benefits:

This studio offers a friendly and comfortable working environment as well as breakfast and lunch, fresh fruit, an onsite gym, monthly events, competitive salary.

Applications:

Please email your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1887.

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

Principal Technical Designer AAA Game Studio, Midlands UK - Ref 1872

Are you a highly-skilled Technical 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 Principal Technical Designer to join their talented and successful team and work on their cutting-edge games. You will be an essential part of the team as you develop and refine the pipelines and help guide the overall direction of the scripting technology.

What will you be doing?

  • Building script architecture
  • Participating in pipeline development
  • Taking ownership of the scripting technology direction
Who you are?

  • 7+ years' scripting experience
  • 1+ released AAA title as a senior scripter or similar in full-cycle development
  • Scripting in C#/JavaScript...
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
Benefits:

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

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1872.

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

Cinematics Designer 12-Month Contract AAA Games, Midlands UK - Ref 1869

We are working with a world-leading AAA racing game studio based in the Midlands, UK who are seeking a Cinematics Designer to join their team on a 12-month contract. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an award-winning studio and develop your skills in a AAA environment.

The successful Cinematics Designer will be responsible for the creation of compelling dialogue cut scenes, including excellent pacing and editing. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a good sense of composition and an appreciation for cinematography.

What will you be doing?

  • Developing the cinematic vision of the studio
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team to build top-quality cinematics
  • Communicating and working closely with scriptwriters and Level Designers to translate scripted scenes into cinematics and to balance story with gameplay
  • Identifying possible risks and/or potential areas of improvement

Who you are?

  • Able to show a strong portfolio showing recent relevant work
  • Knowledge of cinematic fundamentals both modern and classic
  • Appreciation of cinematic storytelling, pacing, and composition
  • Good knowledge of cinematography and acting
  • Basic understanding of narrative causality and logic

Benefits:

We offer a great work-life balance, an excellent bonus scheme and some of the best salaries in the industry. 

Applications:

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1869.

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

Producer AAA RPG Game, Midlands UK - Ref 1804

We are working with a AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is seeking a passionate Producer to join their team and work on their exciting and entirely new action RPG title.

This is a great opportunity for a talented Producer to join a highly recognised AAA game studio and work on a fantastic project. You will be an essential part of the production team, delivering top-quality features and working with state-of-the-art development methodologies.

Who you are?

  • Full development lifecycle experience
  • Previous experience with risk management
  • Project management software packages
  • Knowledge of the technical fundamentals of game art, design, and platform requirements
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits:

We offer a great work-life balance, an excellent bonus scheme, and some of the best salaries in the industry. 

Applications:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1804.

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

Design Manager AAA Games, Midlands UK - Ref 1803

We are working with a world-famous, AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK. This studio is seeking a talented Design Manager to join their team and work on their highly successful pillar titles. 

You will be responsible for leading a team of talented Game Designers and Level Designers across all levels of experience. The successful Design Manager will be comfortable in a fast-paced environment and will be given the opportunity to creatively lead by example. 

What will you be doing?

  • Co-managing the Design team
  • Training and mentoring members of your team
  • Project risk and recommendation identification
  • Ensuring goals are achieved on time and to a high quality
  • Participating in the improvement of development processes

Who you are?

  • 5+ years in the games industry is a design/production/management role
  • Multiple successful released titles under your belt
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Knowledge of the current day game design process
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits:

We offer a great work-life balance, an excellent bonus scheme and some of the best salaries in the industry. 

Applications:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1803.

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

Design Producer AAA Racing Games, Midlands UK - Ref 1795

We are working with a world-leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for a Design Producer to join their team and work on their highly successful racing titles. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to combine your expert project management skills with your understanding of the principles of game design. You will be working in a multi-disciplinary team of designers, coders, and managers to deliver high quality to all areas of the project.

What will you be doing?

  • Defining milestones and roadmaps
  • Assigning resources
  • Assessing potential risks

Who you are?

  • Previous experience in the games industry
  • 1+ released AAA title under your belt 
  • Full lifecycle development experience
  • Project management software packages
  • Appreciation of game design, art, and technical principals
  • Risk management
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits:

We offer a great work-life balance, an excellent bonus scheme, and some of the best salaries in the industry. 

Applications:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1795.

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

Combat Design Director Games, Germany - Ref 1780

We are working with a AAA game studio based in Germany that is looking for a Combat Design Director to join their team and work on their exciting upcoming titles. In this role, you will combine your passion and expertise in combat and design and help to realise the combat vision of the game.

What will you be doing?

  • Taking ownership of the combat design of the studio's projects
  • Managing and implementing combat experiences
  • Mentoring the design team
  • Making sure targets are met in a timely manner

Who you are?

  • 5+ years in a development studio in a lead design role
  • Combat game design experience for PC and/or console
  • Game editor experience
  • Script writing e.g. for gameplay systems, basic AI behaviours...a bonus
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits:

As a studio, we value your contribution and offer a phenomenal work-life balance, excellent relocation, and top industry salaries.

Applications:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1780.

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

Senior Designer AAA Games, Midlands UK - Ref 1735

We are working with a world-leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for a Senior Designer to join their team and work on their very exciting new action RPG title. This role requires previous AAA experience.

What will you be doing?

  • Managing the character-driven gameplay systems
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Mentoring junior members of the team

Who you are?

  • 5+ years in the games industry in a design position
  • 1+ released console title
  • Full lifecycle development experience in a design position
  • Previous AAA experience creating character-driven gameplay systems e.g. locomotion, camera, AI, and combat
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits:

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

Applications:

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-plant.biz quoting reference 1735.

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

Economy Designer F2P Mobile Games, Polish Riviera - Ref 1733

We are working with a F2P mobile game studio based in the Polish Riviera that is looking for an Economy Designer to join their team.

What will you be doing?

  • F2P mobile economy design including logic and mechanics
  • Defining balancing and tuning game economy metrics
  • Data analysis
  • Reference game genre analysis
  • DesignDocs and StoryBoards
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of designers, coders, artists, and producers

Who you are?

  • 2+ years experience in F2P mobile game economy and monetization, including building and balancing
  • 2+ released titles
  • Game design rules, balancing, pacing, monetization strategies, and economy design
  • Knowledge of the modern mobile games market
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits:

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the world’s leading game publishers. This studio offers a competitive salary, relocation assistance, fresh fruit, and a comfortable, modern working environment.

Applications:

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1733.

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

Product Owner F2P Mobile Games, Poland - Ref 1727

We are working with a mobile game studio based in Poland that is looking for a Product Owner to join their team and work on their range of exciting mobile titles.

What will you be doing?

  • Scheduling game development in the long-term
  • Scrum meetings
  • Evaluating sprint results

Who you are?

  • 3+ years experience in F2P mobile games leading production 
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Data analytics skills
  • Knowledge of the mobile games market including F2P
  • Agile methodology a bonus

Benefits:

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the world’s leading game publishers. This studio offers a competitive salary, relocation assistance, fresh fruit, and a comfortable, modern working environment.

Applications:

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1727.

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

Design Director AAA Games, China - Ref 1656

We are working with a AAA game studio based in China that is looking for a Design Director to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work on the lead frontier of video games using cutting-edge technology.

What will you be doing?

  • Managing and allocating the design specifics across the Design department
  • Participating in setting up new projects
  • Reviewing client deliveries
  • Evaluating the design quality and performance
  • Training and best practice organisation
  • Assisting in recruitment

Who you are?

  • 10+ years in a design role in the games industry
  • 2+ released titles as a Lead Designer
  • Experience with systems, levels as well as some UI
  • Appreciation of art and code a bonus
  • Leadership skills
  • HR skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in an international setting is a bonus

Benefits:

This studio offers competitive salaries, excellent relocation packages, and a great work-life balance. You will be given the opportunity to work in a diverse and collaborative environment.

Applications:

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1656.

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

System Designer 2D F2P 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 modeling
  • 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 opps company, value diversity, and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Lead Game Designer VR Studio, Amsterdam - Ref 1374

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

What will you be doing?

  • Offering creative ideas to all areas of game design
  • Providing improvements to the new product
  • Implementation tasks from project planning and scrum process
  • Building prototypes for evaluation
Who you are?

  • 7+ years in the games industry
  • 2+ years as a Lead Designer
  • 1+ accredited released title as a Lead Designer
  • Unreal and Blueprint
  • Maths, logic, and analytical skills
  • VR/AR experience

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 its staff, offering on-the-job training as well as competitive salaries.

Applications:

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference number 1374.

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

Senior Mobile Console Narrative Designer, China - Ref 1543

We are working with a fantastic studio based in Shanghai that 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, a brilliant relocation package, very competitive salaries, and the chance to work in a high-tech state-of-the-art studio.

Applications:

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, an excellent bonus scheme and some of the best salaries in the industry. 

Applications:

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), confidence in understanding the needs of diverse departments
  • Organisational and time-keeping skills 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 are greatly beneficial

To be considered, please submit your CV 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 is 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.

Applications:

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 of 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, an excellent bonus scheme, and some of the best salaries in the industry. 

Applications:
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 Online Games, China - 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 a firm basis in fine art, good sense of color-matching, and excellent design ability;
  3. 5+ years experience in game interface design, those with experiences in leading and directing the interface design of famous RPG titles are preferred;
  4. Have a 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 format 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 the 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?

Then 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 for 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 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.

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