Senior Game Designer

Job Type:
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation, Games and Level Design, Production
South West UK
Aardman Animations Ltd
Job Ref:
Senior Game Designer

Contract: Staff - Permanent
Full Time: 37.5 hours per week, worked 9.30am – 6pm 
Salary: depending on experience
Start Date: ASAP 

This is an exciting opportunity to help Aardman take our gaming capabilities to the next level with the ambition of designing epic character and narratively led games for the console and PC market, alongside varied work on mobile and web titles for our high profile client base.

You’d be joining a small team of Directors and Game Designers, led by the Group Creative Director, where your remit will be to ensure the excellence of our studio’s game design. We will also be looking for your expertise to help inform our gaming strategy and develop the capabilities of our creative team.

In this role you will be responsible for a number of individual projects – from the generation of an idea through to its full creation and ongoing life cycle, spanning both new business and live productions.

For new business this requires the moderation and facilitation of idea generation, successful communication of these ideas, advising on timings and developing an idea through to proposal and presentation. Once a project is in production you’d be leading on overall vision, game design, usability/playability and strategic direction, working closely with the Producer to deliver products to the exceptional quality expected from Aardman. 

The role requires excellent creative thinking and communication skills and a deep passion and knowledge of games and all things digital.  This passion should be infectious, inspiring the team to push boundaries, and be the best they can be. You can see a good selection of our work here:

Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years commercial experience in a digitally focussed environment. For a full role profile and details on how to apply for this vacancy, please visit our website: 

The closing date for applications is: 5pm, Friday 20th April 2018

Contact Details:
Aardman Animations Ltd
Tel: 0117 3071373
Contact: Claire Brindley

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