Principal Game Designer

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Principal Game Designer in Seattle 

We’re looking for a talented Game Designer to take on a leadership position at a thriving AAA studio. Could this be you?! Keep reading to find out more details and apply to this role now... 

As a Principal Game Designer at this studio in Seattle, you will take on a pivotal role in working to create fun and engaging player experiences, whilst looking after the design team and ensuring design principles are upheld throughout to ensure a cohesive game design. 

This AAA studio is a leading global platform for game development and publishing, as well as operating one of the largest online game communities in China. Currently home to over 140 games, they offer some thrilling cross-platform interactive experiences, and with more new titles up their sleeve, it’s a great time to join the team! 

Principal Game Designer responsibilities: 

  • Set the direction for player characters, camera and controls 
  • Drive gameplay mechanics design for the project 
  • Craft player controls 
  • Work with a multidisciplinary team to create gameplay features 
  • Uphold design principles 
  • Communicate the design of the game to the team 

Essential requirements for this role in Seattle: 

  • Track record in creating industry-leading design 
  • Strong understanding of low-level design craft 
  • Able to prototype quickly and iterate alongside others 
  • Able to take initiative to drive progress 
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organisational skills 

Are you up for the challenge? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Contact Andy on or apply now by submitting your CV in the form below. 

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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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Game Design & Production Consultant Andy Demetriou

Andy is a Game Design and Production Consultant 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!

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