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Lead NPC Designer – AAA Games – Sweden – Permanent

Project: AAA Games

OPM’s client is a world-famous developer with studios in multiple countries. They are currently seeking an experienced Lead NPC Designer to join their passionate and talented team.


  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Extensive experience in the game industry working in a game design capacity
  • Solid experience leading/managing a team with work on shipped titles
  • In-depth knowledge of design processes including NPC design, feature design, level design, content design, as well as experience implementing features and content
  • Outstanding communication skills across teams and cultures
  • Motivation and drive to collaborate and advance positive change in a studio environment
  • Able to work diligently while thinking critically and resolving complex issues


  • Lead the NPC design team through direct mentorship
  • Support in the creation of the Content Bible for the game
  • Develop the game world through the NPCs of the game following the Creative Direction and Content Bible
  • Establish quality goals, workflows, and guides for all NPC relevant elements
  • Work alongside and build relationships with designers, writers, and partners
  • Plan and direct the creation of NPC content, including conception, presentation, iteration, and documentation (scenarios, missions, characters, etc.)
  • Enhance all mechanics where NPC content is involved, such as AI systems, encounter pacing, NPC archetypes and one-off NPCs, spawnpoint placement and patrols, etc.

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

Lead NPC Designer – AAA Games – Sweden – Permanent

Full time

Published on 08/20/2021

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