Senior Game Designer

Posted 14 August 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGame Design
Contact NameLawrie Brennan

Job description

Aardvark Swift are proudly supporting a AAA studio in their search for a Senior Game Designer!

You will contribute to the creation of an all-out multiplayer shooter by working closely with others within your department to build interesting, exciting, and inspiring gameplay.

As a Senior Game Designer for console, you will help create and deliver best-in-class systems, functionality and input tuning used across multiple experiences in the project. You will communicate the vision through the team, like working in a team and mentor & develop the skills of junior members of the design team.

Your responsibilities...
  • Take ownership of features and mechanics
  • Create features for console relation such as aim assist, UX, and more
  • Ensure implementation is of AAA quality
  • Pro-actively work alongside other developers and designers to share and gather essential information and be consistent within your work, generating and maintaining easy to read documentation
  • Mentor junior team members of the team
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • 5+ years of experience in designing gameplay systems and UX for console titles.
  • 1 shipped AAA title
  • Proven shooter experience
  • The ability to work independently as well as working alongside a small handful of other designers.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong research & analytical skills
Bonus points if you have...
  • Experience and knowledge of UE4/UE5
  • Previous experience in AAA game design roles
  • Experience in creating multiplayer first or third-person shooters.
  • Passion for console games and their approachability for the end user
Perks and benefits include…
  • 4 day working week
  • Relocation support
  • Private healthcare (Mental Health, Medical, Dental, Optical)
  • Enhanced pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Enhanced parental/adoption leave
  • Regular social events