You are using the web browser we don't support. Please upgrade or use a different browser to improve your experience.
"icon arrow top"

Design Manager


Aardvark Swift


Leamington Spa, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Games and Level Design



Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time


Design Manager - Leamington Spa, UK

This is your chance to work for a studio who have a strong pedigree of creating critically acclaimed, award-winning, console games. Established in 2010, this studio has brought together some of the most experienced and talented developers with a vision to create genre-defining titles for a global audience.

The last decade has seen the team go from strength to strength and they are now expanding into a two project studio. As part of this expansion they are in the process of recruiting an experienced Design Manager to oversee Forza Horizon’s world-class design teams.

If this studio sounds perfect for you, wait till you hear the role!

Your Role:

As the Design Manager, you will be responsible for the planning and leadership of the Game Design, Level Design and Car Handling teams ensuring that targets are achieved to the highest quality. As an experienced industry professional you will use your knowledge of game development and design to coach and mentor the designers to realise their full potential.

Your Skills / Experience:

  • You'll have at least 5 years’ industry experience in game design, production or management positions.
  • You'll have multiple high-profile published console titles.
  • You'll demonstrable skills as an inspirational leader and manager.
  • You'll have a strong knowledge of modern Game Design processes.
  • You'll have the ability to identify project risks and recommend appropriate mitigation's and contingencies.
  • You'll have experience with managing agendas and schedules.
  • You'll have excellent communication skills.
  • You've got a genuine passion for games.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the world’s most exciting game studios, using cutting edge technology to create world class games, within a successful, highly talented and collaborative team.

Keep Calm and waka waka...