Senior Game Designer (UK Remote)

Posted 19 September 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGame Design
Contact NameLawrie Brennan

Job description

Ballistic Moon are seeking out a progressive, forward-thinking, autonomous Senior Game Designer to drive the development of their first and super exciting project.

As a Senior Designer, you will be focusing on owning and delivering large sections of the gaming experience from a concept phase all the way through to implementation.

Ballistic Moon are a new studio set up and run by some of the UK’s leading industry veterans. With a growing teaming of exceptionally talented devs, they are focusing on an innovative style of video game with a leading AAA publisher.

Ballistic Moon have certain values that run through their studio and games. Innovation and creativity are championed to push the boundaries of development. People are valued, they are a thriving, growing close knit team who place culture and collaboration at the forefront, ensuring great games are built in the right way.

Your responsibilities…
  • Own sections of the game experience and champion them to producers and the rest of the development team
  • Use Unreal Engine 5 to implement existing features to a final quality standard
  • Work with all disciplines to ensure that content meets the acceptance criteria and reaches the project goals
  • Mentor junior team members in good design methodology and process
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • 5+ years industry experience
  • Shipped at least one AAA third person character game to completion
  • Solid knowledge of game design principles
  • Expert knowledge on Unreal Engine, especially working with instanced level actors
  • Proficiency in Unreal Editor
  • Experience owning design features and delivering them to final quality
  • Experience in mentoring more junior members of the team
Perks and benefits include…
  • Company pension
  • Project completion bonus and a Christmas bonus
  • BUPA Private Medical and Dental Insurance for you and your family
  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays and an extra 3 days over the festive period
  • Half Moon Sabbatical: after six years, a fully paid 2-week sabbatical is awarded
  • Full Moon Sabbatical: after ten years, a fully paid 4-week sabbatical is awarded