Lead Core Game Designer – AAA Open-World RPG – The Netherlands – Permanent

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23942 Posted: 2 months ago

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

Project: Open World RPG


OPM is proud to be working with one of Europe’s leading game development companies who are on the hunt for a Lead Core Game Designer to join their team and oversee the design and development of major gameplay features and mechanics of their games.

The successful candidate will work on a mixture of features including player cameras, game controls, movement features, gating abilities, progression and economy systems.


  • Manage the design and development of major gameplay features and mechanics
  • Cooperate with multidisciplinary teams to design, validate and amend design concepts, features and assets to the highest quality
  • Assess the game and playtest outcomes, and present and discuss analyses with the Game Director, and collaborate on strategies to improve the quality
  • Collaborate with the data analytics and player research teams to broaden the understanding of the player experience
  • Manage, organise and mentor the Core Game Design team


  • Excellent experience in a Senior Design role, having led and mentored a team
  • Previously shipped a minimum of one Action or Open World game
  • Profound understanding of the numerous aspects and phases of game development, from concept to post-launch support


  • Relocation support including VISA application assistance if required
  • International and national tax assistance
  • Profit share bonuses, milestone bonuses and discretionary bonuses
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Training and development opportunities


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

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Emma Myall

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