Lead NPC Designer

Flexible Working Hours – Hybrid Role – Well-Known IP

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Lead NPC Designer in Stockholm 

Do you have experience working on and leading an NPC design team? Does the idea of taking on a pivotal role in leading and mentoring a talented team sound exciting to you? If so, look no further for your next role! 

As a Lead NPC Designer at this studio in Stockholm, you will be shaping the vision for NPCs of this highly anticipated game project, leading the efforts to build NPC content and support other aspects of the game involving NPCs as you strive to create captivating and memorable player experiences. 

This studio offers a flat structure where individuals are able to thrive and be themselves whilst leaving their mark on the studio. As they hugely value the importance of work-life balance and collaborative relationships if you align with these values you will be the perfect addition to the team. In return for your hard work here you will get to enjoy flexible working, relocation support, social Fridays and a ton more perks! 

Lead NPC Designer responsibilities: 

  • Lead the NPC design team through mentorship 
  • Assist in creation of the Content Bible for the game 
  • Expand the game world through NPCs 
  • Create quality goals and guides for NPC elements 
  • Plan the creation of NPC content 
  • Improve mechanics for NPC content (AI systems, encounter pacing, NPC archetypes) 

Key requirements for this role in Stockholm: 

  • University degree (or equivalent experience) 
  • Extensive experience in the games industry working in a game or NPC design role 
  • Significant prior experience of leading/managing a team 
  • Have worked on shipped games in a professional capacity 
  • Understanding of design processes 

If you like the sound of this role and think you could be a good fit, get in touch with Kai today on ks@skillsearch.com or apply through the form below now. 

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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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