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Senior World Designer – AAA Games – Netherlands – Permanent

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

Guerrilla Games

OPM is excited to be working with this leading AAA games developer based in the Netherlands. With over a decade’s experience in the games industry, they have grown into a multicultural team of over 200 people that have strived to achieve technical and artistic excellence in their games.

They’re currently looking for a Senior World Designer with combat encounter creation or mission creation experience in an open world setting to work on their exciting future projects.

Responsibilities:

  • You will be part of a small team tasked with creating ground-breaking, innovative gameplay with a focus on story and characters
  • You will work with fellow Designers, Artists and Writers to formulate a pitch and see it through the approval process
  • You will build a barebones version of the setting that includes the placement of important vegetation, roads, buildings and landmarks
  • You will painstakingly debug and adjust your designs based on feedback

Requirements:

  • Proven track record of at least two shipped titles
  • Experience mentoring and supporting junior members of a team
  • Comfortable with both conceptual and practical aspects of game design
  • Ability to work well in a small team, are open to constructive criticism, and know how to listen and give feedback to others
  • Comfortable with a development schedule that is playtest-driven and focused on iteration and polish
  • Self-motivated, willing to prototype and pitch your own design ideas to the team
  • Happy to document, develop, bug fix and “own” your ideas, overseeing them from concept through to final implementation
  • Experience with one or more of the following:
    • Encounter or Mission design; player flow through a space, player goals, focused story development
    • Mechanics and level experience; player mechanics, mission design, etc.

Beneficial skills:

  • Technical background in programming or scripting
  • Experience with 3D world and level building tools
  • Experience developing Open World games
  • A passion for creating rich narrative experiences

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 officemanager@opmjobs.com

Tagged as: Game Design

Tags: Game Design Categories: Creative , Design

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