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Lead Game Designer – AAA Console/PC Games – Denmark, Sweden or Spain – Permanent

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it is safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: AAA Console & PC Games

OPMs client, is an internationally minded AAA development studio based in the vibrant city of Copenhagen. They are currently seeking a Lead Game Designer to play a pivotal role leading a team on their new unannounced project.

The successful candidate will utilise your experience with the full cycle game development process to lead a team to execute and develop game design which stresses the creative vision and direction of the game.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Extensive experience as a Game Designer in the games industry, having published at least one title as lead
  • Professional experience in the full development cycle of a AAA title, from concept to launch
  • Experience managing a team of game designers, and able to give and receive direction
  • Capable of developing plans and giving clear and concise guidance to both internal and external team members
  • Problem-solving attitude, able to look past immediate technical limitations
  • Responsive to creative changes, using an analytical approach to deal with changes

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Appropriate education with regards to game design
  • Professional experience designing third person action games
  • Demonstrable experience implementing combat systems and player cameras
  • Demonstrable track record e.g. in published games, on personal website, or on YouTube

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead a team of designers to execute the vision of the title
  • Determine standards and execute on how to document game mechanics
  • Cooperate with cross discipline teams to implement game systems and gameplay mechanics
  • Oversee and mentor a team of game designers
  • Act as the bridge between the game management team and design team, ensuring expectations are clear
  • Utilise their proprietary tools to design, prototype and test gameplay mechanics while recognising chances for improvement
  • Operate effectively where you must balance hands-on implementation, and direction
  • Maintain and oversee game features and make sure that they are represented properly throughout the game
  • Creating rules for reward systems and game achievements
  • Deliver content within quality requirements, on time, and within technical constraints

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 415!

Lead Game Designer – AAA Console/PC Games – Denmark, Sweden or Spain – Permanent

OPM
Copenhagen
Full time

Published on 07/28/2021

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