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Lead Game Designer Amsterdam Netherlands PC/Console Games REF 2831

A renowned PC/Console game developer are seeking a skilled Lead Designer to join their Amsterdam studio and shape their vision and design strategy. You will be collaborating with a multidisciplinary team, manage design processes, and drive innovation in this exciting role. 

What you will be doing: 

  • Shape project vision and translate it into a design strategy. 

  • Manage design team, set goals, and ensure work aligns with project vision. 

  • Collaborate across disciplines to streamline the development process. 

  • Create high-level briefs to inspire innovation within the team. 

  • Lead by example, setting standards and motivating others to contribute to the studio's success. 

What we need from you: 

  • Proven experience in a Lead Designer role throughout the full dev cycle of high-quality console/PC titles, multiple times. 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. 

  • Demonstrated effective leadership experience with high-profile intellectual properties (IPs). 

  • Highly skilled in various areas of design, including UX, AI, mechanics and systems, level design, and narrative, with a track record to showcase expertise. 

  • proficiency in Unreal Engine development and willingness to engage in hands-on work when required. 


  • A company culture that values a healthy work-life balance. 

  • Hybrid working model with two office days per week. 

  • Career coaching and a personal development budget. 

  • 30% Income tax reduction for eligible expats. 

  • Relocation cost compensation depending on your situation. 

How do you apply: 

Please forward your CV to quoting reference 2831. 

Big Planet is an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate. We are a GDPR compliant company. 

Lead Game Designer Amsterdam Netherlands PC/Console Games REF 2831

Full time
5 - 10 years of experience

Published on 05/23/2023

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