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

Location: Chatham, Kent, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 5 years ago

Dovetail Games

Our client is at the forefront of Simulation Games Development across multiple platforms. Their titles have a large, loyal community of users that are ever-growing. This company are passionate about empowering their people to build beautiful worlds, create breath-taking games and do the best work of their career.

To help achieve this ambition, they’re looking for a talented Lead Game Designer to join their passionate team developing their new project across PC, Xbox One and PS4, utilising Unreal Engine 4 technology. Reporting into the Producer, the Lead Designer will create, design and implement features and game updates to ensure their simulation games are authentic, appealing, challenging and fun.

This role would suit an Experienced/Senior Game Designer who is looking for their step into a Lead Game Design position.


  • Leading the design team
  • Ideation and creation of design features and future game updates
  • Creation and maintenance of design documents
  • Creation, Implementation and balancing of game features using Unreal Engine 4
  • Provide insight to anticipate technical/workflow issues and provide solutions
  • Ownership, management and implementation of the localisation database
  • Partner with cross-disciplinary teams to execute design plan to a high quality


  • Passion and aptitude for practical game and simulation system development
  • Ability to outline and explain gameplay features to a cross-disciplinary team
  • Experience balancing complex gameplay systems
  • Practical knowledge of Unreal Engine 4 and Blueprints
  • Experience implementing console community support features is desirable
  • Knowledge of angling or fishing games is desirable but not required

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

To apply or for further information about the role please contact Emma on +44 (0) 1206214415 or mail a copy of your CV to

Tagged as: Game Design

Tags: Game Design Categories: Creative , Design


Emma Myall

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