Lead Game Designer

Remote from UK - AAA Studio - Award Winning Studio

Job Type
Salary on application
10 days ago

Our client is on the lookout for a Lead Game Designer to join a passionate and expanding Design team developing a fresh unannounced IP. This full-time Lead Designer role is remote in the UK and offers a favourable salary and benefits. 

As a Lead Designer, you will lead a team of designers on a brand-new project from pre-production to shipping, overseeing the development of game design and delivering a high-quality gameplay experience. 

In your first few weeks in this Lead Designer role, you can expect to: 

  • Collaborate with the Head of Creative, Designers, Programmers, and Producers to balance creative vision with production realities 
  • Oversee the development of the game’s design considering technical and artistic requirements, understand and iterate the brief over the lifetime of the project 
  • Verify the quality of design in the game, and make improvements where necessary to fit technical constraints and artistic direction 
  • Conduct gameplay evaluations with the Lead Level Designer and Producer with the team providing feedback and suggestions to help fine-tune and improve the game. 

To apply for this Lead Designer role, you will need expert knowledge of creating game design documents and prototype specifications. You will also require: 

  • Expertise in the video game development process, including working in a timely / time-bound manner, and prototyping appropriately within that restriction 
  • Expertise in production pipelines and the ability to proactively manage your team’s performance and professional development through performance review cycles giving constructive, actionable, relevant feedback 

In return for your passion, collaborative approach and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, and be joining a friendly and inclusive culture. 

If this full-time remote Lead Game Designer job motivates and inspires you, please contact Kai from Skillsearch at ks@skillsearch.com today. 

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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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Kai Said

Game Design and Production Consultant

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