Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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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