Game Designer (Remote)

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Posted 03 March 2022
Salary Negotiable
LocationDundee
Job type Permanent
DisciplineDesign
Reference16705
Contact NameLawrie Brennan

Job description

Tag Games is building a brand new world-leading, cross platform IP played by millions of gamers and need a Game Designer to join the team.

You will be closely collaborating with other disciplines to craft engaging game systems and supporting other members of the design team. 

In this role, you'll need to be flexible, highly motivated and approachable, and you will compose design documentation to a high standard. A core part of the design team and a huge part of this new product, you will have considerable responsibility and autonomy in the design and your tasks.

Tag Games is an ambitious and growing mobile game studio based in Dundee, Scotland, with a 15 year legacy of making mobile games for some of the biggest brands on the planet. 

If you have experience in developing games for PC, Mobile or Consoles then you might be the right person to help deliver this AAA experience. Join their growing team of veterans from around the world and help build a new global games franchise.

Tag's culture is collaborative and relaxed, encouraging feedback and support from each other to solve problems - always striving to be the best they can be. They are driven by a passion for quality and delivering outstanding products. If this feels like a studio where you can thrive and grow then Tag Games would love you to join them either at their Dundee studio or remotely

Your role and responsibilities will include...

  • Ownership of the design and balancing of dedicated game systems
  • Collaboration with key Stakeholders to maintain and advance your area of ownership
  • Ensuring that clear lines of communication are kept open with key Stakeholders by updating them on the progress and challenges
  • Producing clear and effective design documentation
  • Assisting other Game Designers with systems design and spreadsheet modelling
  • Working closely with the dev teams to ensure the correct implementation of designs
  • Playtesting, balancing, and providing feedback on new game systems
  • Conducting competitor analysis and design teardowns
  • Coordinating with other disciplines to create game content that delivers a rewarding and exciting experience for the player.
  • Participating in required production related meetings and functions as needed
  • Attending and actively contributing to design related discussions concerning areas relating to or under your ownership

The skills and experience you'll need...

  • 3+ years of professional development in similar roles within the industry
  • Proven expertise in a systems design position in at least one project.
  • A honed ability to identify and solve problems throughout all stages of development
  • Excellent communication and team working skillset, in order to effectively work with Game Design and Product teams
  • An intuition for creating game systems that provide interesting, exciting and varied play experiences whilst also meeting commercial goals
  • A genuine passion for games


Bonus points if you have...

  • Experience working on AAA titles or Top Grossing F2P games
  • A strong understanding of event-driven live operations in mobile games
  • Comprehensive knowledge of systems driven player owned narrative
  • An avid interest in F2P mobile strategy games
  • Familiarity with MMO and RPG games
  • A speciality in Unity
  • A background of creating content to support systems design