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Multiplayer Design Evangelist

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Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Design
Salary £Negotiable DOE
Type
Location UK - North East
Reference 8698_SH488MDE

My Client has an excellent reputation for producing highly successful games over nearly 20 years. They are now owned by a major international publisher and are looking to expand their teams working on titles for new-gen consoles.

The Multiplayer Design Evangelist will play a crucial role in defining key game systems with respect to the creative direction and assists the Lead Game Designer in maintaining the highest standard of quality within the Project Team. This particular role is focused on online, multiplayer and social features and requires expert knowledge in these areas

Requirements:
? Has expert knowledge of a wide range of multiplayer games on multiple platforms and understands the core design concepts which underpin them.
? Has in-depth knowledge of online features on latest generation consoles.
? Must have expert knowledge of mainstream social media platforms and the methods of cross-pollination between games and social media.
? Has expert knowledge of current design methodologies regarding player Acquisition, Engagement, Retention and Monetisation.
? Has a strong understanding of 3Cs, Usability and UI design best practices and can incorporate this knowledge into their own designs.
? Can break down and analyse existing game systems, proposing improvements to them or creating replacement systems based on best practices.
? Is aware of market trends, technology advancements and general progression within the industry and applies that knowledge to improve quality within the project, the team and the studio.
? Has a comprehensive working knowledge of applications related to documentation; e.g. Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Wiki.
? Innovates on design solutions to minimise or overcome technical constraints. Helps define or improve the production pipeline.
? A minimum of 8 years of games design experience
? Must have proven console multiplayer design experience.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Simon Hope at Aardvark Swift on simon@Aswift.com