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Lead Technical Designer – UK REMOTE OR North, UK – AAA Video Games

Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #26176 Posted: 5 months ago

OPM’s client is a developer with an excellent catalogue of games to their names. Partnered with the world’s greatest games publishers they have a wide variety of projects in development. With continued expansion they are now looking for a Lead Technical Designer to join the studios working on upcoming, exciting new IP.

The successful candidate will champion design and system architecture to a high quality. You will be instrumental in supporting their multi-disciplined development teams from concept, prototype and tools chains through to final quality gameplay experiences.


  • Previously shipped a AAA title in a key position.
  • Excellent technical scripting skills, ideally in visual and/or text-based scripting.
  • Experience with Unreal Engine, Unity or custom studio specific engine.
  • Ability to work cross-discipline and provide constructive and easy-to-understand feedback to any team member.
  • Good knowledge of game and level design principles.


  • Collaborate with all the different disciplines to uphold and execute the game vision.
  • Oversee and guide the creation of technical workflows and production pipelines.
  • Assess and validate game features for technical feasibility.
  • Act as a technical expert on the team and ensure the tools, documents, technical support, and dissemination of best practices.
  • Obtain in-depth knowledge of the engine, its capabilities, and auxiliary development tools.
  • Uphold good system architecture across the technical design department, including reuse and optimisation.
  • Be responsible for guiding and aiding team members careers progression.
  • Prototype, review and tweak gameplay, tools, and systems.


  • Relocation support and VISA Sponsorship
  • Annual Bonus & Annual Salary Reviews
  • Flexible working
  • 27 days holiday
  • 5 Paid Learning Days per year
  • Regular social events
  • And Much More!



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

Tagged as: Technical Design

Tags: Technical Design Categories: Creative , Design


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