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Experienced Designer – AAA Games - North West, UK – Permanent

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OPM Response
Employer OPM Response
Category Design
Salary DOE
Location Other

OPM’s client, a popular developer of console, PC and mobile games, is currently looking for an Experienced Designer to join their team. As a Designer, you’ll be passionate about creating and implementing compelling and fun games. Successful applicants will be passionate, self-driven and talented, with a genuine interest in playing games of all types.

Responsibilities:

Design and implementation of gameplay using in-house engine tools
Implementation and development of existing design mechanics and missions/levels
Work to a functional brief, within technical constraints
Critically review the product at each development stage
Iteratively balance and fine tune game play elements
Ensure feedback is assessed and incorporated into the design where appropriate
Understand and work within project requirements and constraints
Pro-actively identify potential upcoming design problems and propose suitable solutions

Requirements:

Extensive games industry design experience, including at least one published game and the proven ability to design engaging game play experiences.
Strong working knowledge of game editors and scripting tools
Good understanding of the game development process, including technical limitations and opportunities
Good working knowledge of the technical restrictions and specifications for various game consoles
Good understanding of game design fundamentals
Collaborates productively within a multi-disciplined team environment, including artists and coders
Able to work effectively with minimal levels of guidance, prioritising and scheduling your own work
Resourceful, practical and self-critical thinker, self-motivated and organised
An analytical approach to game play
3d modelling skills are an advantage

The successful candidates will receive a competitive salary dependant on their skills and experience.

To apply or for further information about the role please mail a copy of your CV to officemanager@opmjobs.com