Game Systems Designer

Story-Driven AAA Games – Great Studio Location – Award-Winning Immersive Titles

Location
Guildford
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
£55,000
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Game Systems Designer in Guildford 

Are you passionate about working on high quality, cinematic games? Do you like the sound of working on an unannounced project at an award-winning AAA studio? If so, be sure to read on for details of this opportunity and to apply today! 

As a Game Systems Designer at this studio in Guildford, you will be taking a hands-on approach to create compelling game systems, whilst providing feedback and guidance to team members and receiving feedback on your own work. 

This BAFTA-winning studio has a glowing reputation for innovation in the storytelling and VR genres, with a number of critically acclaimed successful titles behind them, and some new projects in the works, it’s a great time to join the team! 

Game Systems Designer key responsibilities: 

  • Create compelling game systems from combat to progression 
  • Take a hands-on approach to making a difference to the product 
  • Work closely with design, engineering, art and animation teams 
  • Seek feedback to improve work and provide guidance to peers 
  • Stay up to date on best practices 

Essential requirements for this role in Guildford: 

  • Experience in a commercial role working on one or more shipped game 
  • Experience working in a high responsibility role looking after systems, level design, scripting, etc. 
  • Experience designing combat rules, enemy behaviours, weapons, progression and tutorials 
  • Experience designing core systems, analysing gameplay and recommending improvements for shipped games 
  • Strong knowledge regarding designing and writing scripts to handle gameplay systems, AI behaviours, state machines and scripted sequences 
  • Experience playing a variety of video games 

Is this the role you’ve been waiting for? If so, get in touch with Andy today on ad@skillsearch.com to find out more and have your application considered, alternatively apply online through the form below now. 

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A little bit about the city: Guildford  

Located in a beautiful spot in between London and England’s south coast, Guildford is a busy market town that has been recently updated to be home to some great modern facilities such as an award-winning sport centre, including an ice rink and athletics stadium. However, there is still some culture to be explored in this city, with its historic buildings, beautiful parks and a theatre. Sitting on top of a central hill, Guildford Cathedral looks over the city whilst being surrounded by beautiful, picturesque scenery, making for some great exploring. Situated just outside of London, Guildford is a short 35-minute journey into the capital by train, so is ideally positioned so you are not too far away from a day trip to the big city!

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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Game Design & Production Consultant Andy Demetriou

Andy is a Game Design and Production Consultant 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!

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