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Mid-Level Game Designer

Posted: about 1 year
Design
Full-Time
Mid-Level
UK and EU Only
Position: Mid-Level Game Designer
Location: Remote Working (UK & EU). Ideally, the candidate would be available to visit and work from the Liverpool Studio on occasion.
Report to: Senior Producer
Hours: Full Time - 37 hours per week
 
Overview of Role

Milky Tea is an award-winning video game development studio based in Liverpool. Our exceptionally talented team of 25 people work across the UK and the EU, developing memorable gaming experiences using the latest technology for some of world’s biggest brands, platforms, and publishers.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a highly talented, passionate, and hands on Mid-Level Games Designer. In this role, you will help to deliver the design visions for our games, including inspiring and helping other designers to implement that vision.

You will work closely with programmers, artists, and animators in helping to define the core gameplay systems of our titles, such as level design, player combat, balancing, player progression, UI, interaction, inventory management, player movement/controls and bug fixing. In addition, you must have an interest in working with a small rapid prototype team to help create future ideas for the company.

Main Role and Responsibilities:
  • Help to inspire a small rapid prototype team to deliver future game ideas.
  • Help create fun playable prototypes, and develop them with the support of other team members. 
  • Design original, fun, and exciting mechanics that support the game’s narratives and themes.
  • Maintain very high standards to ensure all game features and content embrace the game vision; giving feedback on other’s work across multiple projects.
  • Identify areas of improvement within existing gameplay features and provide alternative solutions where possible.
  • Create clear and concise game design documentation with great knowledge and understanding of core loops and what makes games fun.
  • Create high quality game pitch documentation that can be presented externally to publishers, investors, and other stakeholders.  
  • Act as a mentor for new or junior designers, as well as for all the members on the development team.
What We Are Looking For:
Experience:
  • Strong Unity knowledge a must and scripting knowledge an advantage
  • Released at least two titles in a Design role.
  • 2-4+ Years in the industry.
  • Role would be perfect for a Mid-Level Designer looking to progress in their career. 
  • Experience with console certification (TRC’s, XR’s and Lotchecks) is a distinct advantage.
  • Experience with rapid prototyping and hyper casual games is highly advantageous.
  • Strong communication skills.
Personal:
  • Have a passion for all forms of game design regardless of genre. 
  • Have exceptional attention to detail.
  • Have excellent understanding of game design philosophies, game asset production, and creative production processes.
  • Be able to think critically, and apply analytical skills to find simple, robust, and efficient solutions to complex issues.
  • Be able to handle shifting schedules, priorities, and multiple projects.
  • Be willing to learn, take on new responsibilities, and evolve your skill set.
  • Be a team player with excellent communication skills who is always professional.
What We Offer: 
  • We offer fully remote working.
  • We have a flexi-time working policy, core working hours are between 10am to 4pm.
  • You will receive 28 days holiday per year, inclusive of bank holidays, and an additional 1 days paid holiday “Birthday Bunk Day” per year. 
  • Your holiday entitlement increases year on year, up to a maximum of 5 days extra. 
  • You will be offered a competitive company pension scheme.
  • You will be entitled to the company performance bonus scheme. We pay a company performance bonus depending upon the financial performance of the business. (This is once a year after completing 12 months employment).
  • We hold regular team social events throughout the year (Virtual and non-virtual).
  • We will supply you with a company laptop and/or desktop.
  • Company parking permit will be available if required. 

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About Milky Tea

Milky Tea is an award-winning video game development studio based in Liverpool. Our exceptionally talented team of 25 people work across the UK and the EU, developing memorable gaming experiences using the latest technology for some of world’s biggest brands, platforms, and publishers.

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