Lead Game Designer

Creative Studio - New IPs - Remote Options

Job Type
Salary on application
19 days ago

If you're a talented Lead Game Designer passionate about fundamental game mechanics, systems and core loops design, this could be the ideal role for you! Skillsearch is helping a Dublin-based games studio find a full-time Lead Game Designer, and the full-time role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package. 

As a Lead Game Designer, you will have the chance to work from scratch on new game concepts, being at the centre of this new and exciting department.  

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

  • Devise, communicate and champion the creative vision for the game, ensuring it remains true to its roots throughout development 
  • Understand the target audience and what motivates them, deriving core pillars that support the overall vision 
  • Create multiple mechanics/systems working holistically and consistently with the game's vision and pillars 
  • Proactively recognise design shortcomings or imbalances in our games, proposing intuitive solutions. 

To apply for this Lead Game Designer role, you will need to be comfortable working in a dynamic and highly creative environment, with lots of experience in a similar games-based role. 

If you’re looking to make a positive impact and create change, possessing an inclusive and committed approach, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package. 

If this full-time Lead Game Designer job in Dublin motivates and inspires you, please contact Andy from Skillsearch at ad@skillsearch.com today. We'd love to help you get your next role. 

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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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