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Lead Gameplay Designer – AAA Games – Scotland – Permanent

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 4 years ago


OPM’s Client, a Game Development Studio in Scotland, are currently seeking a Lead Gameplay Designer to join their team at a very exciting time, as they scale up to develop an ambitious and ground breaking open-world AAA game.

This role involves working closely with the studio’s Design Director to design and implement the gameplay systems, levels, and features that define the project. Working closely with art, animation, physics, audio etc. you will be combining all the elements of the game into a seamless experience.


  • Working closely with the Design Director to flesh out the overall design of the game
  • Leading and managing the gameplay scripting team
  • Tuning and balancing missions
  • Contributing to schedule production and tracking
  • Working closely with other departments to request and integrate required assets
  • Implementing missions and activities using code-based scripting tools


  • Extensive videogame design and scripting experience, including having shipped at least one AAA PC/console title
  • Extensive Lead experience within a design position
  • Good knowledge of a technical scripting language such as Lua or C#
  • Passion for videogames, and a detailed grasp of game types and systems

Beneficial requirements:

  • Experience with visual scripting tools would be an advantage

The is a great opportunity that brings great scope for career growth and the satisfaction of making a significant personal contribution to a high-profile project.

You’ll be working in a comfortable environment with competing demands. The studio believes the best games are made by diverse teams.

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: Gameplay Design

Tags: Gameplay Design Categories: Creative , Design


Emma Myall

Recruitment Consultant

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