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Lead Combat Designer – AAA Console & PC Games – Permanent – South East, UK

Location: Horsham, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23560 Posted: 3 years ago

OPM’s award-winning client is creating a brand-new and exciting First-Person Tactical Shooter using Unreal Engine 4.

They are looking for a talented designer to join them as Lead Combat Designer in creating a ground-breaking FPS. This is an excellent opportunity to work closely with several mixed discipline teams, directing to deliver world-class first-person combat gameplay and emotion.

In this role, you will bring your deep understanding and love of FPS titles, coupled with experience in designing, developing and balancing FPS combat systems. As well as possessing strong creative skills, you will need excellent leadership and communication skills, to drive your vision forward.


You will be working closely with leads and directors to realise the combat vision of the game. You will collaborate with several mixed discipline feature pods to drive the quality and gameplay of their world class combat experience. You will create real depth in both gameplay and combat that is aligned to the game’s unique vision.

You will be regularly communicating with the team and directors to maintain passion, focus on the vision and update on any progress. You will also coordinate with production to establish relevant deliverables.


  • Experience in a similar senior or leadership position
  • Experience developing a AAA FPS title.
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of FPS mechanics in comparable titles
  • Excellent attention to detail and a passion for delivering high quality work
  • Highly developed communication skills


  • Experience of delivery of a “Game As A Service”
  • Knowledge of Unreal Engine 4 development
  • Working with multi discipline teams
  • Good technical design skills
  • Familiar with Agile development processes

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 415!

Tagged as: Game Design

Tags: Game Design Categories: Creative , Design


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