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Remote Lead Game Designer Austria REF – 2501

Our client is an exciting multiplayer game studio based in Austria, they are now looking for an expert Lead Game Designer to join and lead a team of game and level designers achieving outstanding results. This role is offered fully remote or at their studio based in Austria.

What you will be doing:

  • Act in a project leadership capacity and drive the overall game design vision forward
  • Develop documentation, craft prototypes, and deliver final content specific gameplay features
  • Be responsible for building strong team and multidisciplinary connections
  • Review and provide feedback on features, systems, and content designs
  • Help and provide guidance to other leaders and designers
  • Take ownership and implement mechanics and design systems to boost the overall player experience
  • Guide development of features and systems to drive increased KPIs
  • Ensure design cohesion and best practises across the team

Who you are:

  • 5+ years of development experience in a game designer role in the PC/console landscape
  • Shipped at least 1 title in a lead/management role
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Up to date with the developments in the game industry, trends, competition platforms and market
  • A track record of improving and implementing design systems, processes, and workflows
  • Experience writing high quality and thorough design documentation
  • Passion for video games and playing games
  • Knowledge of Unreal Engine is a bonus 


  • Competitive salary with flexible working hours
  • Great benefits package
  • Relocation assistance is offered if interested in relocating to Vienna
  • Professional development opportunities available
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Exciting bonus incentives offered based on success


To apply please forward your CVs to to apply quoting reference 2501.  

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



Remote Lead Game Designer Austria REF – 2501

United Kingdom
Full time
5 - 10 years of experience

Published on 11/08/2022

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