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Senior Game Designer – VR Games – North – Permanent

Location: Manchester, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago


My Client, a leading AAA Game Development Studio, is currently looking for a Senior Game Designer to join their new studio creating original games for VR. The studio aims to build a small, experienced team to create showcase VR games.

They are looking for a Senior Game Designer who can translate their game’s creative direction into compelling gameplay, mechanics and missions.

Although not initially a lead role, there is potential for the right candidate to progress into a lead position in future.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Translate the vision for the game into compelling gameplay, missions, systems and mechanics
  • Provide constructive feedback on other designers’ work, including the design and implementation of missions and mechanics
  • Effectively collaborate with other disciplines (art, programming, production)
  • Test you own work to ensure it works to specification and does not contain any obvious bugs prior to submission to version control
  • Improve the overall game experience using data and insights from telemetry and user tests


  • Extensive experience, having shipped at least 2 successful games in senior or lead design roles
  • You will have strong technical knowledge and be familiar with 3D level editors and scripting systems; knowledge of Unreal Engine would be an advantage
  • You will be comfortable working in a small team, where members must take on a wide range of responsibilities and tasks
  • Know how to use telemetry data and user testing insights to improve the quality of the game
  • Great communication skills and be able to direct and motivate other team members

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

Tagged as: Game Design

Tags: Game Design Categories: Creative , Design


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