Mechanics Designer – AAA Console & PC Games – Permanent – Cambridge

Location: Cambridge , United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24377 Posted: 2 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it is safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: AAA Console/PC Game

OPMs client is a UK games developer with a rich portfolio of action adventure games. They keep high production values close to their heart and it shows in all their games. They are seeking a Mechanics Designer to join their team in Cambridge.


  • Professional experience designing mechanics on successful high-end character-action games as a Senior/Principle/Lead Designer
  • Expert skill with Unreal Engine (or similar), with competent scripting ability
  • Experience in art, design, and layout tools, or are an eager designer wanting to break into character-focused mechanics’ design
  • Building character mechanics such as combat, locomotion, climbing and other environment interactions
  • Working closely with a cross-discipline team involving animation tech, audio, code, and actors.


  • Design and develop character mechanics where the player experience expresses a depth of gameplay, suspension of disbelief and storytelling that is unparalleled in the games industry code, and actors.??


  • Holiday 23 days per annum (rising 1 day a year for each year of service to a maximum of 33 days)
  • Subsidised gym/fitness membership
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Bonus scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Flexible working hours

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214415!

Tagged as: Game Design, Mission Design, Unreal Engine

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Tags: Game Design , Mission Design , Unreal Engine Categories: Creative , Design


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