Lead Designer – Console & PC Games – Finland – Permanent

Location: Helsinki, Finland Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #32297 Posted: 2 months ago


OPM’s client in Finland, a developer of compelling console and PC games, is currently looking for a Lead Designer to work on their new, original AAA IP.

The ideal candidate will have a strong game design background, multiple game credits and a passion for shipping high quality products with a fun, collaborative team. The candidate should have phenomenal communication skills, proven leadership experience, a strong design background, and a stellar track record of shipping AAA games.


  • Partner with the Game Director and team leadership to define the creative vision and direction for our project
  • Help steer strategic creative decisions and ensure consistency of vision with all efforts related to the project
  • Assess the workload vs. production capacity, plan the work, and set priorities for the game design team
  • Communicate the project objectives, strategies, and general information to all team members so as to give visibility to the advancement of the development of the game and the other crafts
  • Mentoring other members of the design team, helping them to improve and grow
  • Clearly define and champion high standards of production quality for all design work
  • Create a work environment that is motivating for team members and which fosters development and creation


  • Extensive professional game design experience
  • Shipped at least 2 AAA titles on any platform
  • Expertise using Unreal Engine 4 or similar
  • Ability to direct, collaborate, and speak critically on story, art, and content development
  • Excellent sense for game design and creating outstanding user experiences
  • Proven ability to carry complete designs from high-level concepts to high-quality execution
  • Leadership ability, strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proactive and self-motivated. Comfortable working without direct supervision
  • Strong ability to diagnose not-quite-working designs and prescribe elegant solutions
  • Must be able to accept critique of your work and have the ability to embrace change

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

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Tags: Game Design Categories: Creative , Design


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