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Lead Game Designer – AAA Games – Finland – Permanent

OPM Response
Employer OPM Response
Category Design
Salary DOE
Location Finland

My client is the creator of several top hit AAA games based in Finland and is looking for a Lead Game Designer to work on their new unannounced AAA FPS project.

As the Lead Game Designer, it is your responsibility to establish and drive the execution of the gameplay vision.


As an integral part of the creative leadership team you are responsible of defining and owning the core vision for the project
Guide the overall vision of the product including gameplay, narrative and world development while keeping special focus on developing and conceiving core gameplay features.
Ensure that consistent communication is maintained, in all directions, to guarantee the quality of the game
You always want to continue to learn and actively share your previous experience with other members of the studio
Mentoring other members of the design team, helping them to improve and grow


You have extensive AAA experience in a creative or design lead role
You know how to get the best from your team, how to encourage them to work efficiently and when to push for quality
You love the First-Person Shooter genre and will have worked on at least 1 FPS game
willingness to step up and take ownership of the most challenging decisions
Strong understanding on how different areas of the production pipeline – game design, animation and cinematics, audio, VFX, etc. function and come together to form a cohesive experience with intuitive and exciting second-to-second gameplay


Outstanding relocation support that will support you every step of the way
Bonus schemes
Up to 5 weeks of paid vacation every year on top of public holidays and other special occasions

The successful candidates will receive a competitive salary dependant on their skills and experience.