Senior Games Designer

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Job Title Senior Games Designer
Job Category Games Designer,Lead Designer
Job Description We are looking for a talented and passionate Senior Games Designer, with an excellent technical background, someone who lives and breathes games and has a real passion for design.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

- You will work as a game designer across multiple products reporting directly to the Lead Game Designer.
- You will be brain storming and developing ideas, documenting game designs for improvements to existing features and content and for new features and content.
- You will need to play the games regularly and be in tune with the communities playing the games to help provide good insights into improvements.
- You will combine information from many sources, community, analytics, developer feedback, to shape the direction of your game design decisions.
- You will work with Programmers, Producers, Artists, Audio Designers and Animators to help bring game designs into deliverable launch-able features and content for end users to experience.

REQUIREMENTS:

- Very high levels of enthusiasm, energy and passion for games and games development.
- Experience working as a game designer for a number of years with other developers.
- A great understanding of low level game mechanics and high level abstract game meta concepts.
- Understanding of varying methods of monetisation, such as free-to-play and premium, in-app purchase etc.
- Be able to take criticism and feedback on your ideas, take a step back and then iterate, but at the same time have confidence in your ideas, i.e. a balance of humbleness to accept feedback of others with confidence in your thinking.
- A passionate team player who is able to collaborate with a highly motivated team.
- Experience working in agile and rapid prototyping.
- Excellent technical knowledge, very confirmable in Excel for game balance and game mechanics like it.
- Experience with common game engines, particularly Unity
- Plays lots of games, in particular online, UGC or Sandbox games.

What can we offer you?   

We offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off of creativity and individuality. 
Relocation assistance is available.
Salary DOE
Location Portsmouth Harbour, UK & Europe
Job Category Game Design
Date posted 09/05/2018
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