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

Location: Isle of Wight, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

Stainless Games

Our client is an Independent games studio employing over 100 creative and talented individuals.  They are based on the South Coast of the UK with a track record of producing high-quality original IP’s and Work for Hire across Console, PC and Handheld/Mobile ranging from famous, classic arcade coin-op conversions to full-on 3D action games.

They’re currently looking for a Lead designer to join their team to work on brand new project project. The role will suit existing lead or senior designers looking for their next challenge. Experience designing games with a heavy element of vehicle/car management is essential for this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and refine the core gameplay, and work with other team members on the supporting game infrastructure
  • Assist the Game Director in realising the game vision over multiple platforms
  • Oversee design documentation and ensure all details are up to date
  • Work closely with the production team to ensure all design tasks meet specifications in documentation
  • Work with the Game Director to coordinate new feedback from client with Code, Art and Production to ensure refinements occur as requested
  • Analyse implemented builds and produce recommendations for design refinements

Requirements:

  • Extensive game design experience with at least one year of experience in a senior+ role
  • Experience designing games across console and PC platforms is essential
  • A passion for quality and attention to detail in designs
  • Mentoring/team support experience
  • Experience balancing complex gameplay systems
  • Great game knowledge and in-depth knowledge of what makes them work
  • Able to balance the need for creative advancement with the practicalities of title production
  • Able to turn high-level concepts into low level and detailed roadmaps for production of game features
  • Broad knowledge of the car game genre covering racing, combat or any other car related games is a huge bonus
  • A passion for cars/racing outside of games will be beneficial

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

To apply or for further information about the role please mail a copy of your CV to officemanager@opmjobs.com

Tagged as: Game Design

Tags: Game Design Categories: Creative , Design

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