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Lead Designer – AAA Console/PC Games – East Midlands, UK OR REMOTE – Permanent

Location: Derby, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25831 Posted: 3 months ago

Job Type: Permanent

Project: AAA Console/PC Games


Our client is looking for a Lead Designer who has proficient knowledge with UE4 to help shape the worlds in an exciting AAA 3rd person action shooter. You will be working on a AAA project with a large-scale team and will be expected to guide and oversee your small team of other designers to create & develop game features, content and large-scale levels for the world they're trying to build with dynamic changes in mind.

Within this position you will be responsible for working with Artists, Designers, Programmers and Production, who will be working closely alongside you to keep track and manage the tasks and milestones.


  • Industry experience with at least 1 shipped AAA console or PC title
  • Experience and knowledge of UE4
  • The ability to work independently as well as working alongside and overseeing a small handful of other level designers
  • Experience and passion for creating large scale levels whilst utilizing 3D Level design tools
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Experience with Maya, Blender, 3DS Max or other industry standard 3D modelling software
  • Experience with overseeing teams in past AAA projects
  • The ability to provide clear feedback and information to Production
  • Experience in creating multiplayer first or third person shooters


  • Work as a team player to create and envision large scale levels with gameplay in mind
  • Understanding the technical constraints of the engine and project
  • Oversee a team of Junior/Intermediate level designers on a day to day basis and be confident in helping resolve issues
  • Understand core mechanics. Project goals and the end target to define and create strong levels
  • Pro-actively work alongside other developers and designers to share and gather essential information and be consistent within your work
  • Work closely with other Senior developers and Production to assign tasks and provide time estimates for milestones


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

Tagged as: AAA, English, Game Design

Tags: AAA , English , Game Design Categories: Creative , Design


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