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Lead Game Designer – Newcastle, UK


Aardvark Swift


Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Permanent | Full Time


Lead Game Designer

Ubisoft Reflections - Newcastle, UK

This is your chance to work with an industry-leading studio who have a successful track record of producing successful AAA titles! With a range of top games to their name, Ubisoft Reflections' objective is to combine technical expertise, flair and innovation to create successful and memorable games.

Due to their continued success, they're looking for a Lead Game Designer to lead, mobilise and develop an exceptionally talented design team within a collaborative environment. You'll define and track the schedule for the team, manage and mentor team members, and be a key player in the development of documentation and features.


Regular one-one-one meetings with the team

Undertake hiring manager responsibilities for future candidates

Build and maintain an effective team to ensure it is fully resourced

Empower and guide the team in design, creation and balancing of major game systems

Help the team to carry ideas from conception through to prototyping to detailed design and implementation

Skills, experience and knowledge required:

3D Art skills e.g. 3D modelling, texturing, composition and lighting

Good understanding of PBR materials, texture mapping, character rigging fundamentals and cloth simulation

Familiarity with data management software such as Perforce

Communicate and collaborate with key stake holders across multiple disciplines

Previous involvement in either multiple game titles or projects in the game design discipline, preferably a full cycle on a AAA title or equivalent

Comprehensive knowledge of relevant documentation software


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