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Lead Gameplay Designer, Ready or Not (Europe & North America)

Posted: 2 months
Design
Full-Time
Lead / Principal
Remote Europe & North America. Pref for Ireland
This is a fully remote, full-time, permanent contractor position.
 
We're VOID Interactive, the kickass team behind the best-selling FPS game, Ready or Not. We're made up of some seriously talented individuals who love games and creating awesome content together. We’re seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Lead Game Designer to join us remotely and help us elevate Ready or Not to new heights. 
 
As our Lead Game Designer, you will play a vital role in overseeing the development process from concept to release. Working closely with cross-functional teams, including artits, designers, programmers, and sound engineers, you will ensure that projects are delivered on schedule, within budget, and at the highest quality. Our goal is strong: to establish Ready or Not as the quintessential FPS of our time. 

In this role, you'll be in charge of: 
  • Spearheading the game design team, provide leadership, motivation, and a creative vision to drive projects forward.
  • Development of comprehensive design documents in Confluence and Jira, outlining game mechanics, features, and systems to guide the dev team.
  • Oversee the implementation of design elements to ensure the final product meets quality standards.
  • Create realistic timelines, milestones, and schedules, ensuring timely delivery of high-quality content. 
  • Foster the growth of junior designers by providing guidance, constructive feedback, and opportunities for skill development, contributing to a collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • Prioritize and enhance user experience through thoughtful design decisions, user interface improvements, and player feedback integration.
  • Embrace an iterative design approach, continuously refining and optimizing game features based on playtesting and feedback.
  • Collaborate seamlessly with artists, programmers, sound engineers, and other stakeholders to integrate diverse elements into a cohesive gaming experience.
  • Take charge of brainstorming and conceptualizing game ideas, ensuring innovation and alignment with our project goals.
 
Of course, you won't be alone on this mission - you'll be collaborating with the entire team and outside vendors to ensure we're maximizing our efforts and achieving our goals! 
 
Here’s what you'll be bringing to the team:
  • Bachelor's degree in Game Design, Interactive Media, or a related field (or equivalent experience preferred).
  • Proven expertise in overseeing the design aspects of top-tier game titles, with a track record of notable accomplishments in the gaming industry.
  • Outstanding communication and leadership abilities, with a talent for inspiring and motivating creative teams.
  • In-depth knowledge of the game development process, coupled with familiarity with diverse development tools and methodologies.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills, demonstrating a knack for finding creative solutions within design challenges.
  • Genuine passion for video games, coupled with a meticulous eye for detail.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, remote work environment
  • Proficiency in utilizing project management tools such as Jira and Confluence to streamline processes and documentation.
  • You will also need to be self motivated, adaptable, resolute and assertive when required, and a great team player!


If this sounds like you, please submit your resume, portfolio, and an optional, brief cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are excited about this opportunity. We look forward to hearing from you and discussing how you can contribute to our mission of delivering exceptional gameplay experiences!

Note: Primary consideration will be given to candidates based in Ireland, although applications from all qualified candidates will be considered.


 



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About VOID Interactive

VOID Interactive is an Irish based global software development company that exists to deliver exceptional digital content for the video game and personal entertainment industries. Our headline project, READY OR NOT, is a realistic, tactical First Person Shooter game set against a backdrop of political and economic instability. The player will be placed in the boots of Judge, an elite SWAT commander being tasked with defusing tense, hostile situations in a morally bankrupt city.

Check us out on Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1144200/Ready_or_Not/

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