Lead Game Designer

New VR Titles - Global IPs - Managing a Small Team

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Lead Game Designer – 12919

Are you a game designer with management experience looking for a leading role? Do you have a passion for the gaming industry and have the ability and knowledge to be involved in every stage of the production pipeline? Read on to find out more…

As a Lead Game Designer in Leeds, you will be communicating project visions to the design team and leading them to create the highest quality gameplay content. The studio has recently made the move from a small start-up studio to an established multi-disciplined games studio specialising in full-scale immersive extended reality games, meaning you can lead a growing team working on numerous projects with the goal to be the best developer of VR titles in the world.

This award-winning studio specialises in immersive AR and VR experiences for PC, mobile and console. With a team of veterans working with some of the biggest brands on the planet, and some exciting projects up their sleeve, it’s the perfect time to join them. 


  • Knowledge to be involved in every stage of the production pipeline
  • History in games development and design
  • In depth understanding of the gaming industry with shipped titles to your name
  • Leadership experience and management skills


  • Working in Unity to define the level design philosophy
  • Leading the design team to efficiently produce gameplay content
  • Documenting and tracking the projects and supporting the vision
  • Building efficient pipelines for content creation whilst ensuring play quality within that pipeline

Think this could be the perfect challenge for you? Contact Andy at ad@skillsearch.com for more information on the opportunity!

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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Principal Game Design & Production Consultant Andy Demetriou

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!

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