Lead Game Designer

Multiplayer Online Titles - New IPs - Well Funded Studio

Job Type
Salary on application
8 days ago

Skillsearch is looking for a talented and experienced Lead Game Designer to join a Stockholm-based games studio. This full-time role offers a favourable salary and benefits package. 

As a Lead Game Designer, you will be responsible for detailed design work on a project, as well as instigating and reviewing the work of other designers.  

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

  • Collaborate closely with the directors of the project, refining concepts and ideas into tangible designs, prototypes and features 
  • Coach and mentor Game Designers in design methodology and documentation practices 
  • Inspire the team to deliver high quality, balanced and scalable systems and player experiences, fitting for Live Service and Free-to-play PvP Action Games 
  • Own and spearhead game features directly and work hands-on in cross-disciplinary teams while implementing Gameplay Features. 

To apply, you will need 10+ years of experience designing and making games and a proven track record with multiple shipped titles. You will also require the following: 

  • An excellent grasp of AAA PvP gameplay and game and systems design, including player psychology, UX design and gameplay mechanics and dynamics 
  • Proficiency with the Unreal Engine and experience with Blueprints and scripting 
  • Ability to adapt to varied learning and communication styles of team members and stakeholders 
  • Familiarity with the various game maker disciplines, coding, animation, game physics, 3D Art, etc. 

As a vital member of the team and in return for your expertise, inclusive approach and commitment, you will enjoy a favourable salary and benefits package. 

To apply for this full-time Lead Game Designer position in Stockholm, please contact Kai from Skillsearch at ks@skillsearch.com today. 

Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

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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