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Principal Economy Game Designer – AAA Games – Midlands or North West, UK – Permanent

Location: Runcorn or Southam, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 5 years ago


OPM’s client, a successful developer of award-winning racing games, is currently looking for a Principal Economy Game Designer to join their growing team in the Midlands or North West of the UK.

Working in a passionate close-knit team that ensures your voice doesn’t get lost in the crowd, you will deliver AAA racing games within a studio that will value and recognise your contributions.


  • Take overall ownership of the game’s economy system ensuring the system is balanced and has player orientated logic
  • Create concept documents, user flow diagrams and prototypes to try out different economy models and ideas
  • Be able to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in written form to all levels within the organisation
  • Represent the game in company meetings and events, including attending trade shows, graduation fares, and any other proceedings deemed necessary by senior management
  • Iterate with the team on the game’s economy system and functionality (menu’s, flow, etc.)
  • Effectively lead and mentor the team


  • Extensive experience in a high senior or lead game economy role with several shipped titles your name
  • Have experience from concept to shipping of an economy within a game
  • Show awareness of different game economies and trends
  • Inspire and mentor the design teams as required
  • Possess analytical skills

Desirable Skills:

  • Show an interest in psychology, user behaviour and cognitive science
  • Ideally have experience developing and working with UX and meta game design and strategy stakeholders

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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