Lead Game Designer – Console & PC Game – Norway – Permanent

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Job Title Lead Game Designer – Console & PC Game – Norway – Permanent
Job Category Game Design
Job Description Our client, a developer of popular single and multiplayer console/PC titles, is currently looking for a Lead Game Designer to join their growing team in Norway.

The Lead Game Designer is an experienced creative leader who can articulate design ideas and develop cutting edge games. The Lead Designer is someone who leads by example and is a self-starter who can thrive in a creative, fast-paced and goal orientated environment. They should be flexible, have the ability to see the big picture but can also narrow down ideas to execute detailed designs. You will need to deliver new design ideas and experiences on time and at a high-quality bar on our clients new open-world multiplayer game that is in early concepting stage, to enter pre-production in 4Q18.

Responsibilities:
  • Work with the Design and Creative Teams to define the product's vision and design gameplay/complete tasks to meet those goals across a number of platforms
  • Work closely with studio Producers and discipline Leads to determine resources necessary to complete game projects
  • Needs to have the ability to take an idea and turn it into a compelling feature design with clear iterations
  • Produce design visualizations to help everyone understand the experience and understand the vision/big picture
  • Mentor and Manage and a team of designers
  • Collaborate with other professions to develop wireframes for UX and deliver feature prototypes
  • Ability to articulate the vision and/or design of the product to external partners when necessary
  • Work with the Producer in designing game updates to increase user/revenue base
  • Evaluate and introduce a repeatable design process
  • Enhance the creative process and empower everyone around you to contribute to the process
  • Additional duties include assisting with content creation for game development and assisting with quality control of all products

Requirements:
  • Extensive professional experience designing games
  • Led Design of at least 1 shipped console title (multiplayer games are beneficial)
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 and/or 3D art creation applications
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work/hands-on experience
  • Ability to easily work well within a large design team and has the ability to bring people together
  • Outstanding communication/presentation skills that sells the vision to fellow team members, product management, and external partners

The successful candidates will receive a competitive salary dependant on their skills and experience.
Salary DOE
Location Norway
Job Category Game Design
Date posted 11/02/2019
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