Senior Game Designer

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Posted 22 March 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameSam Knowles

Job description

Smilegate Barcelona are on the lookout for a Senior Game Designer to work on their huge new AAA open world game!

You will be a key member of the design team, taking ownership of core gameplay systems, and working closely with other disciplines to implement them to the highest standard.

Your responsibilities…
  • Help set a high quality-bar through hands-on ownership of open world content from conception to the final stages of polish
  • Design features aligned with the creative and game directions including 3C, game ingredients, game systems, game modes, enemy designs, AI behaviours
  • Adapt to technical and production constraints, reworking your design as and when needed
  • Collaborating with colleagues across disciplines to align on expectations and execution
  • Participate in finding solutions to fix buggy features
  • Create an environment which allows for open dialogue and encourages new creative ideas
  • Create and maintain design documentation that will guide interdependent teams
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Experience with modern AAA open world games and their sandbox systems and mechanics
  • One or more shipped title in a design role (from pre-production to release
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • A proactive, supportive attitude coupled with flexibility
Perks and benefits include…
  • Relocation Package with VISA support
  • 16 weeks Maternity and Paternity leave
  • Private Health insurance, including dental coverage
  • 23 vacation days per year plus Christmas to New Year office closure
  • Flexible Fridays and opportunities for a hybrid working model
  • Restaurant tickets worth 180€ per month
  • Team social events and activities
  • Breakfast in the office and a fully stocked studio kitchen
At Smilegate Barcelona you’ll be working in an exciting environment with colleagues from a rich and international background who bring varied experiences to the team, making for a great working atmosphere! You’ll be based in incredible premises, with a games room, shower, auditorium, canteen, gym and more, all set only 15 minutes from the beach and 1 minute from the renowned Glories Mall.