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Lead Designer – Amsterdam – REF 1374

Our client is a AAA Games studio based in Amsterdam looking for a Lead Designer to help create a true multi-platform VR action shooter based on a global franchise.  As part of the role, you will lead a team and help craft a high-level vision which frames the player’s experience.

What you will be doing?

  • Assist the Game Director in shaping a project vision and translates the vision into an overarching design strategy
  • Manage the project’s design team by setting goals and ensuring their work is consistent with the projects vision
  • Collaborates across the disciplines to make the game as fun and engaging as possible
  • Genuine interest in and enthusiasm for design. Use instincts, experience, and evidence as appropriate to design better games
  • Must be able to effectively communicate risks and obstacles both to managed team members, as well as to senior management

Who you are?

  • You have worked in a Lead designer role throughout the full development cycle on AAA Console/PC titles for 8+ years
  • Excellent English language communication skills both written and verbal
  • You are highly skilled in all areas of design, from UX, mechanics and systems to levels and narrative, and you have the track record to prove it
  • You are ambitious and creative, always aiming for the highest possible quality
  • You ae organized and forward looking


A good work life balance with flexible working hours and a zero-crunch policy, including a relocation cost compensation. A studio location in the heart of beautiful Amsterdam, also included is a free pension plan, Friday afternoon drinks and group activities.


Please email your CV to quoting the reference 1374

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Lead Designer – Amsterdam – REF 1374

Full time
5 - 10 years of experience

Published on 09/03/2021

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