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Lead Game Designer Expiring soon


Skillsearch Limited

Salary on application

Sheffield, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Permanent | Full Time


Lead Game Designer in Sheffield

We’re looking for a talented Lead Game Designer to join the team at this award-winning studio in Sheffield. Your role as a Lead Game Designer will require you to be highly motivated and comfortable leading a team. You should also have a solid background in AAA games. This exciting opening is a great chance for an experienced Lead game Designer to join a studio that is enjoying huge success year on year, this is your chance to become a part of it!

As a Game Designer here, you will benefit from a sociable and supportive culture, as well as the option of flexitime in order to maintain a healthy work-life balance and several other great perks.

Lead Game Designer responsibilities:

Supervise the design process

Oversee conception and maintain the quality of game system documentation

Analyse and tweak gameplay throughout the production of the game

Take charge of documents and characters relating to the story

Assess timelines for designers’ tasks

Troubleshoot design problems

Create and present new game pitches

Key requirements for this role in Sheffield:

Strong experience in games design

Have shipped 2+ titles

Track record of breaking down system design goals into individual components

Excellent knowledge of game trends past and present

This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving studio in the heart of Sheffield. If you’re passionate about games and creating a beautiful player experience and you want to be a part of a successful studio in a rewarding environment, then this could be the next step in your career.

As well as the benefits mentioned above, this studio offers a cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers and a very sociable work environment with several events organised throughout the year. On top of this, you will be working in a team of driven individuals, where each member is encouraged to be themselves and you can be sure that each person’s input will be valued and will have an impact on the end product.

Tags: Game Designer, Mobile, F2P Designer, FTP Designer, Free to Play, Lead Designer

A little bit about the city: Sheffield

Sheffield is a big city with the feel of a small town, with a booming creative industry that has been recognised as the best in the North, this vibrant city welcomes talent and innovation. Lying partly within the Peak District, Sheffield has been nicknamed ‘The Outdoor City’ allowing plenty of opportunity for adventure, from mountain biking to visiting a tropical greenhouse. Sheffield also boasts a wealth of culture including theatres and the National Videogame Museum. Thanks to strong transport links, Sheffield is also easily reached from other major cities such as Leeds and Nottingham.

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