Wakefield, United Kingdom
Games and Level Design
Permanent | Full Time
Join an Award Winning games company! You will work with the Creative Director to help run the design department, part of which is reviewing, maintaining and implementing departmental processes
The ideal candidate for us will be an experienced games designer, with some experience of either leading or managing a team. You will need to be interested in keeping abreast of the usage of current tools and trends in game development and continuing to learn new skills.
We'd need you to be able to effectively organise, guide, support and motivate a team to produce a consistently high quality of design related work. You must have a strong knowledge of and interest in the history of games, the current state of the games market and games development practices.
Most importantly you should still be excited by and interested in actively playing games!
A Design Manager at Team17 must be able to judge games objectively from critical and commercial perspectives and offer targeted and useful feedback to developers. Be a strong and clear communicator, be able to work with people, be approachable, and must take a practical approach to management.
Some responsibilities are covered below:
Ideal experience / attributes required:
Please make sure that you send us a link to your portfolio so we can see exactly how talented you are!!! Unfortunately we cannot assess applications without examples of work.
In return you will get to work on a huge array of different titles and projects in an award winning and growing company where your talent and dedication will be rewarded. The scale of opportunities ahead of us is immense, and this person will join a dedicated and creative company who are all passionate about our future growth and so we're looking for a motivated individual to join our ambitious teams.
We offer flexible start and finish times, barely ever any overtime / crunch, plenty of perks and benefits alike - Our environment is relaxed, friendly and built on every team member having the opportunity to shine and have a real, meaningful input into the games that we create.
Team17 is committed to building a diverse workforce and therefore we embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds making us a very innovative business to join!
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