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Lead Game Designer – AAA MMO Games – Malmo, Sweden – Permanent

Our client is on an epic journey, and they want a Lead Game Designer to join them at their studio in Malmo, Sweden. 

The successful candidate will design, own, and iterate features in their upcoming unannounced AAA open-world action game.


  • You’re an experienced lead who will ensure design workload is delivered on time and to quality.
  • Someone highly experienced in design and has shipped several PC or console titles.
  • A passionate gamer, preferably with a love for open-world and online games.
  • Motivated, flexible and approachable. You will champion quality across the team.
  • An individual with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • A team member who can develop productive, lasting relationships across all disciplines.
  • You care for people, both personally and professionally.
  • You have demonstrable experience delivering high-quality features and content in your previous work.


  • Work alongside art and narrative leadership to deliver designs aligned with the lore and visual goals.
  • Assist the tech team in defining and delivering the tools and systems needed to meet the design and gameplay needs of the project.
  • Work with the recruitment team to identify any resources you need to meet the goals of the game’s design.
  • Create an environment where people feel empowered and can do their best work.
  • Mentor your direct reports in the craft of Game Design.
  • Ensure AAA-quality through regular reviews of design work with peers and the wider team.
  • Provide line management for Game Designers, ensuring 1-on-1’s take place, performance reviews are held and plan career development plans with your direct reports.
  • Hiring and developing people to provide the right expertise for the project.


  • 30 days annual leave, in addition to all public Holidays.
  • Private Healthcare
  • Performance Based Bonus.
  • Hybrid work-from-home policy (3 days in the office, 2 days at home).
  • Visa Sponsorship (individual & dependents) and Relocation Assistance 

And many more!

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214415!

Lead Game Designer – AAA MMO Games – Malmo, Sweden – Permanent

Malmö Municipality
Full time

Published on 01/23/2023

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