Senior Game Designer

Posted 07 October 2022
Salary Negotiable
LocationDarmstadt
Job type Permanent
DisciplineDesign
Reference18134
Contact NameLawrie Brennan

Job description

Claymore Games are looking for a Senior Game Designer to join their studio and work on a new addition to the well-known and successful Commandos franchise for PC and console. As a key part of the design team, you will be directly influencing the future of one of the most iconic tactical strategy games!

The studio is located in Germany in the greater Frankfurt area of Darmstadt and is the newest addition to the Kalypso Media Group. Claymore fosters a lively, creative and open atmosphere where you have the freedom to develop your own ideas and initiatives in a team-based environment that prides itself on sticking to a short decision making process.

Your responsibilities will be…

  • Design, balancing and advancement of new and existing systems and rulesets
  • Design of gameplay, UI, UX, controls
  • Documenting and communicating the game mechanics and game design requirements for the technical implementation
  • Systems analysis of competitive products
  • Clear communication of the vision and the game design to the team members, including presentations


The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…

  • 5 years’ experience in the games industry as a Game Designer
  • Experience in creating and maintaining game design documents, including flowcharts, spreadsheets, mindmaps etc. while using Confluence and Jira
  • Understanding of character interactions, AI, and events in the game world, including online constraints
  • Systemic and logical thinking and good understanding of programming requirements
  • Strong verbal and written language skills in English and preferably also in German
  • Good understanding of Unreal Engine is a plus


Perks and benefits on offer include…

  • Relocation support
  • Hybrid working options
  • Flexible hours
  • Proactive approach to mental health supporting by online tools
  • Subsidised meals and gym membership
  • Travel allowance
  • Company pension and salary conversion