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Lead Game Designer – Console & PC Games – Midlands, UK – Permanent

Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23892 Posted: 3 years ago

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

Project: Console & PC Games


This long-established studio is one of the UK's most prolific game developers, enjoying over fifteen years of stability and growth. They have six UK studios! Their game portfolio includes many successful releases in multiple genres for big brand publishers.

They are seeking an experienced Lead Game Designer to join development on their action adventure and shooting games in their Sheffield studio.


  • Extensive experience having shipped at least two titles in a Senior Design role or above
  • Knowledge of the overall game design process and very familiar with production pipelines
  • Experience working on one or more 1st or 3rd person action adventure or shooting games.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superb understanding of current gaming trends


  • Define game vision in collaboration with the Design Director
  • Supervise the formation and implementation of pioneering game systems
  • Define and allocate tasks to the design team, whilst accurately assessing the time required to complete each task
  • Supervise the creation and maintenance of detailed design documentation
  • Review and feedback on game design and implementation with the team
  • Troubleshoot design issues from a creative standpoint
  • Mentor the design team to develop their full potential


  • Generous Holidays
  • Flexitime
  • Regular Social Activities
  • Studio Game Jams
  • Easy road and rail access

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

Tagged as: Game Design

Tags: Game Design Categories: Creative , Design


Emma Myall

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