Design Lead

Global Studio - Competitive Salary - MMORGP

Los Angeles
Job Type

Do you have Design Lead experience, and are you seeking a new job in Los Angeles? Skillsearch is helping a gaming company find a full-time Design Lead, and the role comes with an attractive salary of up to $250,000 p/a. 

As a Senior Game Designer, you will work with team leads to develop a vision across the team and ensure execution in design and player retention and activeness in North America. You will also direct the team efforts to improve the player experience in the region, particularly on a game system based on player research and data. 

To give you an idea of how this flexible role would look and feel, here are some of the things you could expect to do: 

  • Lead the team efforts to improve player experience in North America, particularly on a game system based on player research and data 
  • Create proposals that articulate how these features and systems uphold the game’s design pillars and drive the desired player behaviours 
  • Uphold a holistic view of game design with an emphasis on game systems and the downstream effects of all design decisions throughout both the product and player lifecycle 
  • Help China Team strengthen their understanding of the players in North America 

To apply for this game design role, you will need to be familiar with the worldview of Diablo Immortal and western fantasy. You will also require the following: 

  • To be sensitive to player needs and data with independent experience in online/testing game data optimization 
  • To be results-driven and problem-oriented, with good leadership and communication, and embracing teamwork 
  • To have experience with mobile and PC games in North America (rich experience in mobile games and MMORPG games preferred), understanding of different genres of games and player preferences in North America 

In return for your dedication, collaboration and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, and join a welcoming and inclusive culture. 

To apply for this inclusive and collaborative Full-time Design Lead job in Los Angeles, please contact Andy from Skillsearch at today. We'd love to help you get your next role and enable you to fulfil your professional ambitions. 

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Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Andy Demetriou

Principal Game Design & Production Consultant

Andy leads our Game Design and Production division on our games team and his favourite games are narrative-based, survivor horror and strategy so Andy is a great person to have on your side during a zombie apocalypse! Aside from gaming, his spare time is dedicated to trying lasagne from as many different Italian restaurants as humanly possible. We all support his pursuit of this mission during office lunchtimes - especially if there are leftovers! Get in touch with Andy for all your lasagne, apocalypse and Game Design/Production needs!

Europe: +44 (0)1273 287 007

North America: +1 (437) 887 2477

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