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Senior Game Designer - VR Games - North - Permanent

OPM Response
Employer OPM Response
Category Design
Salary DOE
Location UK - North West

My Client, a leading AAA Game Development Studio, is currently looking for a Senior Game Designer to join their new studio creating original games for VR. The studio aims to build a small, experienced team to create showcase VR games.

They are looking for a Senior Game Designer who can translate their game’s creative direction into compelling gameplay, mechanics and missions.

Although not initially a lead role, there is potential for the right candidate to progress into a lead position in future.

Key Responsibilities:

Translate the vision for the game into compelling gameplay, missions, systems and mechanics
Provide constructive feedback on other designers’ work, including the design and implementation of missions and mechanics
Effectively collaborate with other disciplines (art, programming, production)
Test you own work to ensure it works to specification and does not contain any obvious bugs prior to submission to version control
Improve the overall game experience using data and insights from telemetry and user tests

Requirements:

Extensive experience, having shipped at least 2 successful games in senior or lead design roles
You will have strong technical knowledge and be familiar with 3D level editors and scripting systems; knowledge of Unreal Engine would be an advantage
You will be comfortable working in a small team, where members must take on a wide range of responsibilities and tasks
Know how to use telemetry data and user testing insights to improve the quality of the game
Great communication skills and be able to direct and motivate other team members

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