Games Designer

Job Type:
Areas of Expertise:
Games and Level Design
North West UK
Aardvark Swift
Job Ref:
Games Designer

Games Designer – Runcorn, UK

    Job Description

    Games Designer – Runcorn, UK

    This is your chance to design games for a leading independent developer-publisher responsible for some iconic first-person shooter games.

    You’ll be working as part of a multidisciplinary team, helping shape new game systems, and creating and implementing game mechanics.

    Why You Should Apply:

    The studio prides themselves on their friendly, creative and relaxed working atmosphere. They value the importance of work-life balance, and thus refuse to implement any form of crunch. You’ll benefit from –

    • Flexible hours
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Discounted gym membership
    • And plenty of free games and software!

    Do you have the skills?

    • 2+ years’ professional experience in a Game Design, Mission Design or similar position
    • Shipped at least one console or PC game title
    • Experience in all phases of development from inception to ship
    • Knowledge of LUA, Python, Javascript and/or other scripting tools/languages
    • Understanding of the design principles behind games
    • Expertise and passion in one or more of the following areas:
      • AI
      • Animation
      • General Gameplay
      • Tools

    What You’ll be Doing

    • Designing & implementation of gameplay using in-house engine tools
    • Implementing and developing existing design mechanics and missions/levels
    • Work to functional briefs, within technical constraints
    • Iteratively balance and fine tune game play elements
    • Pro-actively identify potential upcoming design problems and propose suitable solutions

    Interested? Let’s have a chat. Contact me on +44(0)1709 834777 or

    Contact Details:
    Aardvark Swift
    Tel: 01709 834777
    Contact: Aardvark Swift

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