Senior Game Designer (Hybrid)

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Posted 19 January 2024
Salary £0 - £70000 Per Year
LocationLondon
Job type Permanent
DisciplineDesign
Reference19534
Contact NameLawrie Brennan

Job description

Sharkmob London are looking for Senior Game Designers to join their team drive the development of complex systems and features which support Sharkmob’s aims for the project, consistently advocating for both players and the play experience.

As a Senior Game Designer, you’ll work across disciplines to gather information, feedback and prioritise, create documentation and champion your features, seeing them through to implementation and iterating from there.

The Sharkmob Design team are supremely talented and consistently deliver compelling gaming experiences. They take pride in their work from ideation to implementation, you’ll be working collaboratively to find creative solutions to design challenges and be responsible for implementing the games vision into each feature, level and system.

Collaborating closely with all other disciplines, the Design team supports features throughout the full development lifecycle to ensure high-quality experiences are delivered on schedule.

Your responsibilities…
  • Work with project leadership to deliver best-in-class game features in support of the game’s vision
  • Prototype game features during early development to find the fun
  • Evangelise the quality targets for game features to the wider team
  • Conduct research across all streams of media to better deliver against the goals and vision of the player experience for the project
  • Regularly seek feedback from the wider team to hone the player experience
  • Assist in the development of the tools and systems necessary to deliver game features
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Shipped one or more titles in a senior design role
  • Experience of working on one or more RPG titles
  • A love of the systems underpinning the RPG genre
  • A passion for online games
  • Experience of rapid prototyping
  • Experience leading a cross-disciplinary team in the delivery of high-quality features and content
  • Team player comfortable mentoring junior colleagues
  • Analytical approach and able to deconstruct market leading features and understanding what makes them stand out
Perks and benefits include...
  • Visa sponsorship for you and your family
  • Relocation support if moving to the UK or from within the UK
  • 30 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Discretionary annual performance-based bonus
  • Private pension (10% total, up to 5% individual contribution matched by Sharkmob)
  • BUPA private Healthcare, Cigna dental cover, life insurance scheme and income protection policy
  • £425 yearly preventative healthcare allowance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Weekly 'wellness hour' to be used each week during office hours
Sharkmob know the most important element of their studio is their team, they strive for a healthy and productive atmosphere in their office, they do this by providing feedback to each other, promoting a healthy work life balance, distributing ownership, and making time for social activities and having fun!