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Lead Game Designer

Posted: about 1 year
Design
Full-Time
Lead / Principal
Availability during core working hours (10am - 4pm CET)
We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and pro-active Lead Game Designer to join our busy Underdog studio and support driving CI Games studios forward as we experience exponential growth.

To be successful in this role, you will be a team player with exceptional attention to detail whilst delivering excellent customer service to those within the studio.


Key responsibilities:

As the Lead Game Designer you will deliver a first-class game design experience, taking initiative, and maintaining passion for high quality work, is required for this rewarding yet often demanding role.

On a day-to-day basis, you will:

  • Support the definition of the game vision and gameplay experience in collaboration with the Creative Director and Executive Producer.
  • Oversee the creation and implementation of innovative game systems.
  • Supervise the creation and maintenance of detailed game system documentation.
  • Review, tweak and balance gameplay to deliver a AAA quality experience.
  • Define and allocate tasks to the design team, including accurately assessing the time required to complete each task.
  • Troubleshoot design issues from a creative standpoint.
  • Take a holistic approach to quality and delivery to ensure that our experiences and corresponding execution create the best possible game.
  • Investigate and analyse to validate opportunities.
  • Plan the work, set priorities, detail, and supervise the work of game design team.
  • Work on the future of the design direction for the studio to keep it relevant and exciting in a fast-changing world.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Essential

  • 5 + years’ experience, and 2 or more shipped titles on current gen consoles or PC.
  • Game design experience in multiplayer, action or shooter genres at senior level or above.
  • A proven ability to breakdown high-level design goals into individual components.
  • A proven ability to present ideas to a wide variety of audiences, both technical. and non-technical in a succinct manner.
  • An excellent understanding of past and current game trends; particularly in the multiplayer shooter or action genres.
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.
  • Inspirational leadership skills.
  • Methodical approach to work.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, able to listen carefully and respond appropriately at all levels.
  • Availability during core working hours (10am - 4pm CET).
Desirable

  • Proficiency in using Excel and Microsoft programmes.
  • Experience in a Recruitment/HR environment.

What we offer

  • Attractive remuneration, holidays and social events. Our environments thrive with collaborative teamwork with people from all around the world, different nationalities, and languages.
  • A supportive community inclusive of LGBTQ+, and any age, ethnicity, religion, or disability. We care about the wellbeing of our employees and have a dedicated employee wellbeing programme.
  • Flexibility with our core hours, and no-notice holidays.
  • Annual discretionary studio bonus.
  • Free games and merchandise.
  • Wrap parties for game releases.
  • Remote/Homeworking with flexible working schedules, a fun environment, and a relaxing culture, including the opportunity to work with the leading technology and creative minds in the world.
  • Learn as you work and be part of something real that changes the face of gaming - forever

We are an equal opportunities employer with a commitment to building a diverse workforce, representative of the world we live and game in!
Accessibility is at the heart of our games and we reflect that in how we operate as a business. Should you require adjustments or flexible arrangements to interview, or take up a role at with us, please let us know in your application and we will accommodate to the best of our ability.

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About CI Games

At our studios we have been creating globally recognised games for 20 years with our most popular franchise selling over 14 million copies! 
We share a passion for creating exceptional games with the best global talent available. Our roles are completely remote, which means you can work from anywhere in the World.
We currently have a number of exciting projects in the pipeline in Unreal Engine 5, with true ownership of their creative direction. We are excited about pushing the boundaries of creativity with passion, drive and teamwork. 
We are looking for self-starter individuals who can hit the ground running in a fast paced multi-disciplined environment. If that sounds like you, take a look at our open roles or sign up to receive notifications via our Career Page.

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