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Systems Designer – Netherlands – Salary Negotiable – AAA Games

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 6 years ago

Guerrilla Games

Are you a talented Systems Designer looking to work on an exciting new AAA project?


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.


The Role

My client is looking for a Systems Designer to be responsible for the design and development of one or more core gameplay systems (mechanics, controls, camera, player progression, traversal etc.) on a brand new project.


As a Systems Designer, you will:

  • Design and develop the systems and features to achieve the vision and pillars defined by the Game Director.
  • Set achievable quality standards and guide team members on how to attain them, review work and provide actionable feedback.
  • Clearly communicate and collaborate with multidisciplinary product teams, create documentation, and present new ideas.
  • Collaborate with the Data Analytics and Player Research teams to further the understanding of the player experience and quality.


Skills & Experience

  • Experience on one or more AAA games in a Systems Design role (i.e.: mechanics, controls, camera, combat and player progression etc.) for Open World games.
  • Experience with 3D editing software (Maya, 3DS Max etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to use analytical skills to evaluate game systems and interpret player behaviour data.
  • Self-motivation, forward-thinking and willing to prototype and pitch ideas to the team.
  • Openness to constructive criticism, good listening skills and willing to give feedback to others.
  • Enjoyment of working in agile multidisciplinary teams.
  • Flexibility and approachability.



  • Experience with visual scripting (Unity, Unreal, etc);
  • Any experience in other game development disciplines; UI/UX, Art, Audio, Code.


What’s on offer?

As well as a competitive basic salary, my client also offers:

  • Profit share, milestone and discretionary bonuses, collective health insurance and pension scheme.
  • 25 days holiday, commuting allowance and tailored relocation packages for expatriates (including Dutch lessons).
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • On-site cafeteria, discounted products and free games, gym memberships and in-house massages.
  • Weekly social and regular company events.


If you think you’d be a good fit for this role, then please fill in the form below, attach your CV and any links to your portfolio/demo work and click the “Send Application” button. If you’d like to know a little bit more about the opportunity, please call me on +44 (0) 1206 214 422.
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Tagged as: Systems Design

Tags: Systems Design Categories: Creative , Design


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