Senior Games Designer

20 Jul 2018
16 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Games Designer

My client is one of the industry's leading games studios with some fantastic awards and titles under their belt. They are currently expanding their Design Team and looking for an experienced Senior Games Designer.

What will you be doing?

Defining the content - visually, verbally and / or in written form.

Producing / assisting in the production of the content to make sure it is to the highest quality and standards

Be a proactive with fellow team members, Creative Director and Production team to ensure design-related goals are met.

Work alongside Audio Engineer in the design of any audible aspects of a project

Work alongside the Usability Analyst and implementing feedback

Represent design interests in multi-team discussions / meetings and also encouraging a collaborative work ethic

Reviewing the work of the design team and providing feedback to keep to the highest quality and standards

Identifying and reporting risks, progress and problems to the Design lead / Producer

Understanding the role of pacing, narrative, theme and mechanics in creating compelling gameplay experiences

Using the feedback from players and design direction to hone the gameplay experience

Working at the pre-production stage, set goals and define the scope of the project

Leading the overall design of a project, delegating tasks and leading by example

What you need for this job?

* At least 3 years of experience in a design role within the games industry

* Keen interest in and knowledge of game studies

* Good working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop

* Comfortable working in a 3D package (Maya, Max, Blender OR equivalent)

* Good experience and knowledge of game mechanics, game systems and genres.

* Excellent ability to communicate your vision to artists, programmers, producers, marketing staff and others involved in the development process in verbally form and on paper.

* Working in game engines such as Unity and Unreal

* Good working knowledge of C#, blueprint, or equivalent

* Ability to lead a team of designers to realise the overall vision of the game and ensure that the design goals are delivered to the highest quality and standards

* Experience of designing and integrating puzzles into levels

* Experience of planning in the pre-production phase

* Skills in Information design and UI design

* Experience of giving feedback on quality issues to other team members

* Excellent written and oral communication skills

* Outstanding attention to detail and a proactive problem solver

* Have a highly organised approach to working in a team and alone

* Systematic and strategic thinking

* Imagination and creativity

* Be enthusiastic and quick to learn to apply new creative techniques and technology

* Experience of rapid prototyping

**Please provide a link to your online portfolio**

You must have the legal rights to live and work in the UK.

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