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Lead Game Designer – Russia – Permanent – AAA Games

Location: St Petersburg, Russia Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago


Want to work with one of the leading franchises in the world? Want to see your name in Credits in one of the best-selling games in the world? Are you an addicted fan of games in general? Then our client would like to hear from you! This is the perfect opportunity for someone who likes to be a creative force behind the team and make the game succeed all the way to a full production cycle! Set the game idea, make its vision, system design with all the features!


  • Leading position which assumes leading the team and game designers to pursue major design decisions for a large AAA game (PC / Play Station / Xbox)
  • Own, drive and communicate the vision for major design initiatives, new features, major design overhauls and hold brainstorming/playtest sessions
  • Work closely and unify all other disciplines: engineers, artists and producers to design, tune and implement various game design directions
  • Write proposals for major systems, new game modes and other large design initiatives
  • Lead complex, challenging, impactful game aspects with minimal oversight
  • Analyze internal and external metrics feedback and adjust design or balance the game if necessary
  • Describe user experience stories, create wireframe screens and flows
  • Contribute to prototyping, game balancing and gameplay tuning
  • Recruit and train designers for company initiatives
  • Remain up to date with Game Design literature and best practices to be an evangelist for the craft of Game Design


  • Must have experience in Game Design for AAA games or own a compelling portfolio
  • Knowledge of 3D level/game design tools and editors, primarily Unreal 3 & Unreal 4
  • Full cycle and multi-discipline development experience is a must
  • Understanding of gameplay densities and dependencies plus ability to unify all elements together
  • A fine attention to quality and detail, both creatively and technically
  • Understand scripting or ability to scrip will be treated as a big bonus
  • Confident English level both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of Project Management tools (Jira, Confluence)

Tagged as: Game Design

Tags: Game Design Categories: Creative , Design


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