Lead Game Designer (Remote)

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Posted 15 November 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameLawrie Brennan

Job description

CI Games are seeking a Lead Game Designer with an exceptional eye for detail and passion for high quality work. The studio is famous for the Sniper Ghost Warrior and Lords of the Fallen Series.

Founded in 2002, CI Games have been creating globally recognised titles for twenty years. The fan-celebrated Sniper Ghost Warrior franchise has sold over 14 million copies worldwide, whilst the action RPG, Lords of the Fallen, has been enjoyed by over 10 million players across the globe.

Your responsibilities…
  • Support the definition of the game vision and gameplay experience in collaboration with the Creative Director and Executive Producer
  • Oversee the creation and implementation of innovative game systems
  • Supervise the creation and maintenance of detailed game system documentation
  • Review, tweak and balance gameplay to deliver a AAA quality experience
  • Define and allocate tasks to the design team, including accurately assessing the time required to complete each task
  • Troubleshoot design issues from a creative standpoint
  • Take a holistic approach to quality and delivery to ensure that our experiences and corresponding execution create the best possible game
  • Investigate and analyse to validate opportunities
  • Plan the work, set priorities, detail, and supervise the work of game design team.
  • Work on the future of the design direction for the studio to keep it relevant and exciting in a fast-changing world
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • 5 + years industry experience, and 2 or more shipped titles
  • Game design experience in multiplayer, action or shooter genres at senior level or above
  • Ability to breakdown high-level design goals into individual components
  • Ability to present ideas to a wide variety of audiences, both technical and non-technical in a succinct manner
  • An excellent understanding of past and current game trends; particularly in the multiplayer shooter or action genres
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Inspirational leadership skills
  • Methodical approach to work
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, able to listen carefully and respond appropriately at all levels.
  • Previous experience of the hiring process is a bonus