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Senior Game Designer – AAA Console/PC Games – Sweden – Permanent

Location: Uppsala, Sweden Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23731 Posted: 12 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Our client is seeking a Senior Game Designer to oversee the design, implementation and tuning of game systems to ensure the best moment-to-moment gameplay experience.

Their studio is located in central Uppsala, Sweden which is a small and vibrant city 30 minutes north of Stockholm with a historical heritage reaching back to pre-medieval times. It also has the oldest and one of the largest universities in northern Europe.

This is a permanent position starting as soon as possible. They will support your relocation and/or application for work permit if you have a non-EU passport and/or not currently residing in Sweden.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the lead game designer to realize the game’s vision.
  • Take ownership over delegated areas of game design.
  • Develop game systems and mechanics in collaboration with programmers, artists, designers.
  • Focus and lead functional UI/HUD/GUI design and development in collaboration with programmers, artists, designers.
  • Document and communicate changes to peers and stakeholders.
  • Approach development as an iterative process with clearly defined goals.
  • Plan out and complete work with minimal direction or oversight from managers/producers.
  • Break down goals into estimated tasks, in collaboration with production unit / strike team (if applicable).
  • Lead by example and tutor any less experienced game designers. You can take on a mentor role.

Qualifications

  • Extensive experience in the game industry working as a game designer.
  • At least 1 shipped AAA title.
  • Experience with designing system driven games.
  • Experience with multiplayer design.
  • Experience in game balancing.

Tagged as: Game Design

Tags: Game Design Categories: Creative , Design

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