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Senior Game Designer– North West UK – £Neg – Virtual Reality

Location: Manchester, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 5 years ago

Sony North West


This is an exciting and rare opportunity to join an ambitious new studio to create original games exclusively for a new VR platform. Based in the North West of England, the studio aim to build a small but highly experienced team who want to build great games to showcase this exciting new immersive technology.


They are looking for a contract Senior Game Designer to translate the creative direction into compelling gameplay, mechanics and missions. In collaboration with the other disciplines you will be focused on creating intuitive and compelling gameplay.  You will be skilled in creating controls, mechanics and systems that feel intuitive, but have the depth to keep players engaged. Having shipped several successful games, you will be excited by the prospect of applying your skills to Virtual Reality, keen to discover what works and what doesn’t work in VR.



  • Translate the vision for the game into compelling gameplay, missions, game systems and mechanics
  • Effectively collaborate with other disciplines (art, programming, production)
  • Collaborate with other designers to ensure consistently high quality.
  • Improve the overall game experience using data and insights from user tests to ensure the game is intuitive and compelling.
  • Analyse and critique the game and provide feedback to drive continual improvement and ensure quality.


Skills & Experience

  • You will have shipped at least 2 successful console games in a senior game design roles. 
  • Strong technical knowledge and be familiar with 3D level editors and scripting systems, preferably Unreal Engine.
  • Know how to use telemetry data and user testing insights to improve the quality of the game.
  • Have an understanding of game development using agile project management methods.
  • Great communication skills and be able to direct and motivate other team members.


If the above is of interest, please send your CV to today!


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