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Game Designer (Technical) – Console & PC Games – Permanent – Cambridge

Location: Cambridge, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

Frontier Developments

OPM’s client, a leading UK based Game Development Studio, are looking for a Technical Game Designer to help design exciting new content for their games. The successful candidate will work on unannounced projects to create captivating gameplay for players all over the world.


  • Design and setup of scenarios/missions
  • Design of mechanics and games systems
  • Testing and balancing gameplay
  • Providing specifications for game features and content
  • Using a range of software and in-house tools to create compelling game play experiences


  • Experience in a game design position with technical design experience/knowledge
  • Adaptable and creative with a solid practical understanding of game mechanics and genres
  • Experience and knowledge of management and simulation games
  • Experience of or ability to refine system designs and simulation variables to deliver balanced and entertaining gameplay
  • Ability to apply artistic and programmatic perspectives to work
  • Experience of setting up levels/scenarios
  • Capable of producing clear and concise documentation, analysing problems and finding the most efficient and effective solutions


  • Familiarity with scripting languages or tools (e.g. Lua)
  • Experience of game editing tools like Unreal or Unity and/or 3D packages like Max or Maya would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of procedural game systems
  • Knowledge of Multiplayer and online gaming

The successful candidates will receive a competitive salary dependant on their skills and experience.

Tagged as: Game Design

Tags: Game Design Categories: Creative , Design


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