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Mid OR Senior Designer – Console & PC Games – Finland – Permanent

Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #13340 Posted: 2 months ago

OPM’s client in Finland, a developer of compelling console and PC games, is currently looking for a Lead Designer to work on their new, original AAA IP.

 

The ideal candidate will have a strong game design background, multiple game credits and a passion for shipping high quality products with a fun, collaborative team. The candidate should have phenomenal communication skills, proven leadership experience, a strong design background, and a stellar track record of shipping AAA games.

 

Responsibilities:

 

•          Partner with the Game Director and team leadership to define the creative vision and direction for our project

•          Help steer strategic creative decisions and ensure consistency of vision with all efforts related to the project

•          Assess the workload vs. production capacity, plan the work, and set priorities for the game design team

•          Communicate the project objectives, strategies, and general information to all team members so as to give visibility to the advancement of the development of the game and the other crafts

•          Mentoring other members of the design team, helping them to improve and grow

•          Clearly define and champion high standards of production quality for all design work

•          Create a work environment that is motivating for team members and which fosters development and creation

 

Requirements:

 

•          Extensive professional game design experience

•          Shipped at least 2 AAA titles on any platform

•          Expertise using Unreal Engine 4 or similar

•          Ability to direct, collaborate, and speak critically on story, art, and content development

•          Excellent sense for game design and creating outstanding user experiences

•          Proven ability to carry complete designs from high-level concepts to high-quality execution

•          Leadership ability, strong interpersonal and communication skills

•          Proactive and self-motivated. Comfortable working without direct supervision

•          Strong ability to diagnose not-quite-working designs and prescribe elegant solutions

•          Must be able to accept critique of your work and have the ability to embrace change

Tagged as: Game Design

Tags: Game Design Categories: Creative , Design

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