Lead Game Designer

One of the World's Biggest IPs - AAA Studio - Multiple Locations

Job Type
Salary on application
5 days ago

Skillsearch is currently helping a games studio find and hire a Lead Game Designer to work on a new action video game. This full-time role is based in Copenhagen, Malmo or Barcelona and offers an attractive salary and benefits. 

As a Lead Game Designer, you will inspire the team and challenge them by asking "What if...?" and "Wouldn't it be cool if...?" questions, fostering a culture of creativity, collaboration, and excellence to make the new game successful.  

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

  • Lead and manage the design team, prioritising the personal and professional development of each team member 
  • Create, optimise, and maintain workflows/pipelines to ensure the team's work aligns with the game's vision and goals 
  • Inspire the team to create engaging, innovative, and high-quality design gameplay that exceeds player expectations 
  • Mentor and guide the team, fostering creativity, collaboration and excellence. 

To apply for this Lead Game Designer role, you will need at least 8 years of experience in game design, with 3 years in a leadership role. You will also require the following: 

  • Involvement in one or more AAA games from the start of the development cycle to the final release 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • A deep understanding of game design principles and gameplay mechanics 
  • A passion for people development and creating a supportive and inclusive culture. 

In return for your dedication, collaboration and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, joining a welcoming and inclusive culture. 

We'd love you to apply for this full-time Lead Game Designer position in Copenhagen, Barcelona or Malmo and we're waiting to hear from 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

If you’re looking for a role in Game Design or Production, then Kai is your guy! Arguably our most well travelled consultant, having been born in Dubai, growing up in Brighton, and travelling around South East Asia and New Zealand, Kai can find you your dream job wherever you are or want to be in the world. 

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