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Game Designer - UK Midlands

"To apply: Ref - 5244300. We are seeking a talented and motivated Game Designer to join an exciting game studio in the Midlands UK. As a Game Designer, you will be responsible for creating game mechanics, levels and items, and working with other departments to ensure a smooth development process. You will be expected to work independently as well as part of a team, and communicate effectively with other departments to keep everyone informed of your progress.



  • Design mechanics and items for the project
  • Block out levels and populate worlds
  • Tend to associated bugs
  • Organize playtests to prove concepts, test features, and balance gameplay
  • Create documentation for the team
  • Estimate work timelines and communicate with production
  • Understand the impact of work and advise relevant departments of issues and changes


Personal Skills:

  • Ability to work independently to create mechanics and solve problems
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and with other departments
  • Confident in sharing work and progress regularly and offering help to others
  • Effective communication skills within your department and with other departments
  • Ability to create or follow a specification
  • Effective writing and documentation skills
  • Ability to estimate work timelines and communicate with production
  • Understanding of the impact of work and ability to advise relevant departments of issues and changes


Technical Skills:

  • Proficient in using Unreal Engine, its interface, and specialist workflows like Level design, Material authoring, VFX, UI or AI.
  • Competent in Unreal Engine Blueprint ability which includes understanding of bug finding tools and methods
  • Confidence using source control, preferably Perforce


Beneficial Extras:


Understanding of networking within Unreal Engine and Blueprint

Image editing or diagrammatic tools like Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator



  • Relocation support
  • Holiday allowance that grows
  • Free fruit & treats
  • Free hot & cold drinks
  • Enhanced parental pay & leave
  • Enhanced employer pension contributions
  • Candidate referral bonus
  • Company outings & freebies
  • Christmas shutdown


Important Information:

All roles require the successful candidate to be based in the United Kingdom.

For overseas candidates, sponsorship support may be offered providing the role and candidate can satisfy the eligibility criteria of the UK Visa and Immigration service.


To apply please email Natalie@ or phone 020 7580 6018 for a confidential chat (ideally over your cv / resume). We value close, personal relationships with our candidates and applications by this method tend to be more successful.

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Game Designer - UK Midlands

United Kingdom
Full time

Published on 05/02/2023

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