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Senior Game Designer

Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Design
Salary £32500-39500
Location Other

Our client is looking for a Senior Game Designer who will take part in a small but growing team, transforming straight ports into perfect adaptations, bring concepts to life through prototypes and become an advocate of their ambition to create their own IP. You will work with some of the industry's most talented people in an ever-changing environment with great and varying projects.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience with at least 1 year in a senior role.
  • Released several games and familiar with every step of the design process.
  • Broad knowledge of game genres and ability to critically analyse them
  • Proven coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Advanced understanding of game logic and problem-solving skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Transform a straightforward port to perfect adaptations by adjusting a game's design, mechanics and controls in subtle ways to maximize their potential on their new target hardware.
  • Develop new game modes, missions, levels and other items to reinvigorate their appeal.
  • Develop concepts through different stages of development for both our own IP or for clients.
  • Maintain and deliver a clear game vision for each of the projects involved and inspire your colleagues to create the finest games.

Preferences:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in game design or relevant studies.
  • Experience with console and cross platform development.
  • Experience in creating other media such as writing, art, sound, video OR programming/scripting
  • Passion for making great games

For more information about this excellent role contact Simon Hope on +44 (0)1709 834777 or email simon@aswift.com.