Sorry! This job has been filled, so can no longer accept applications.

Prototype Game Maker – Console & PC Games – North, UK

Location: Sheffield , United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23082 Posted: 1 year ago

OPM’s client, one of the UK's most creative and stable game developers, is currently looking for a Prototype Game Maker to join their team. Having been developing games since the early 2000s they have assembled a talented team of over 300 staff and are looking to grow even more with opening another UK based studio. They have developed a series of successful titles across all gaming platforms for partners with more recent titles being launched on the Xbox One and PS4.


This role is a unique and dynamic role that will be at the heart of the studios future direction, working within the Concept Team, developing new ideas for future projects.




•          Work with a small team to deliver playable prototypes and proof-of-concepts to ultimately go into full development

•          Work closely with the Concept Team to develop new IP’s and evolve existing titles.

•          Rapidly turnaround (in engine) new concepts to use for various demonstration purposes.

•          Iterate and improve written concepts through in-engine play tests.

•          Understand and overcome technical constraints to demonstrate key gameplay USPs.




•          Experience working in the industry shipping at least one commercially successful game

•          Able to rapidly prototype in UE4, Unity or any other real-time game engine

•          Show a deep understanding of current engine capabilities and features, from a technical, design and art perspective

•          Be enthusiastic about prototyping and concept development

•          Demonstrate an awareness of current gaming trends and the elements that make games appealing

•          Have an open, creative and collaborative approach to work

•          Understanding of C++ programming skills

•          Can demonstrate experience of source control systems

The successful candidates will receive a competitive salary dependant on their skills and experience. 

Tagged as: Game Design

Tags: Game Design Categories: Creative , Design


Emma Myall

Recruitment Consultant

See Emma's jobs

Christmas Opening Hours 2020

Our best wishes for a great Christmas and prosperous New Year!   We will all be checking our emails periodically over…

Read more

The UK’s Points-based immigration system: What you need to know

With the deadline for the UK leaving the EU fast approaching, it’s important to know what this means for UK…

Read more

Game Recruitment Update

The field of game recruitment is growing day by day as new potential candidates enter the market. From a niche…

Read more

Copyright © 2021 OPM Response Ltd. Tollgate Business Park, Colchester, Essex, CO3 8AB, United Kingdom