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Lead Designer – AAA Games – Sweden – Permanent

Location: Malmo, Sweden Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago


Our client is looking for passionate and highly motivated design lead for their new studio in Malmö. As the Lead Designer, you will safeguard the vision established by the Game Director, and translate it into valid designs and ways to implement these.


Your role will be to make decisions about systems, content, game balance, and how to build a sustainable and solid foundation for a game experience over years.


On a high level you will lead the creative development and practical implementation of designs and work closely with the production team and other developers. On a day to day basis you will design and implement features and content in the bespoke engine and also take an active role in product reviews to ensure an appropriate quality level.


As you will work on a wide range of different game aspects you will need high level practical experience from different areas of game development as well as experience from being a lead.


This is a rare opportunity for the candidate who wants to play an instrumental and leading role in a small but senior team, making AAA quality games. If you are a person who likes being challenged and stimulated in an ambitious and talented environment this position will suit you perfectly!



  • Leadership skills and experience in equivalent roles leading small to medium design teams
  • Good production knowledge to be able to assist Producer with high level plans as well as story and task breakdowns and estimates
  • Seniority within game design and/or level design with track record of at least 2 released titles
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal (English)
  • Data management and editing with excel or similar


To thrive in this department, you need to be willing and have the ability to learn new tools and workflows. You have a positive attitude and the ability to motivate others. We are looking for someone who is articulate, has strong conceptual skills and the ability to communicate ideas visually and verbally. You need to have a passion for games and an ability to articulate that passion clearly and analytically.


Tagged as: Game Design

Tags: Game Design Categories: Creative , Design


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