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Designer

Creative Assembly
Employer Creative Assembly
Category Design
Salary Competitive plus Benefits
Location UK

We are looking for an exceptional designer to join our talented and motivated team working on Total War: Warhammer.

The successful candidate will drive game features that make the game engaging for our players and you will also be able offer insights that drive the way our players will want to invest in their gaming experience. You’ll have a chance to use your expertise to designing both game systems and the content that exploits those systems. You will have opportunities to hone and extend your skills, working on one of the industry’s most feature rich games, alongside industry veterans in a team that wins awards.  

Key Responsibilities 

Working with the Game Director you will take responsibility for an area of the game. You will work with the team to create detailed feature designs and seeing them all the way through development in to the final release.

You will be collaborating with other designers, artists, animators and programmers working on the features that you are responsible for. You will also clearly communicate regular updates to the relevant discipline teams; be proactive in communicating progress and solving problems.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience

Essential

  • At least one shipped title
  • Demonstrate a passion for all things game design and a keen interest in games development overall
  • Excellent academic background at degree level or above
  • A gamer to the core, and a fan of Total War series, having clocked up extensive gameplay; you will be motivated by winning, and will deeply analyse the games you play to achieve that goal
  • Attention to detail and a passion for making quality products. You will be required to make recommendations for improvement
  • Excellent communicator
  • Good written skills; can write clearly and succinctly
  • Good attitude with regards to complex problem solving
  • Good Excel skills
Desirable
  • Modding experience is a bonus
  • VB, C++, Python, Art skills, Writing skills
  • Have worked on strategy titles
  • Have worked on design tools
  • Experience of using metrics to improve design
  • Critical thinking training• Knowledge of the Warhammer franchise
  • An interest in history
  • Self-motivated, focussed, and productive
We are Creative Assembly

Creative Assembly is one of the UK's leading games development studios, founded in 1987 and located in West Sussex, UK and in Sofia, Bulgaria.

We have gathered our team of world-class, diverse and multi-national talent, dedicated to crafting some of the most renowned gaming experiences and giving our loyal followers worlds in which to immerse themselves.

Our focus on quality has filled our awards cabinet over the years – from BAFTAs to Ivor Novellos. We owe this to our team – creatives from a breadth of backgrounds, who unite to share their ideas and expertise, to craft the highest quality gameplay.