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Lead Combat Designer

  • Location: Barcelona
  • Salary/rate: DOE
  • Date posted: 10/03/20
  • Job reference: 7575
  • Permanent

We're working, exclusively, with a team of Game Industry veterans is building a new AAA Open World game studio in Barcelona, backed by a quality-first market leading publisher and developer. This studio is aiming to create best-in-class experiences that last forever in players memories. 

This hire is a key part of this team, they are seeking an experienced Combat Designer to own the combat vision and drive execution on a new and ambitious AAA game. Their goal is the creation of a best in class combat system that allows players to enjoy a wide variety of play styles that combine skill and strategy to create a thrilling, re-playable and rewarding combat experience.

The would see at the helm of the Combat System; as such, you can expect the scope of the role to grow as the team does. This is a unique opportunity to get in at the 'ground floor' and work with the Creative Director and the team to define and own the project combat goals and vision.

To be considered for the role, we'd love to see:

Excellent track record - credited on at least 2 shipped games either as either Senior / Lead combat or gameplay designer.
Experience on PvP or PvE shooter (preferably at a senior level).
Depth of knowledge and understanding of shooter mechanics in comparable titles.
Understand the trade offs between skill, strategy and progression with regards to a combat system.
Experience of working in an iterative manner towards quality.
Ability to work in highly collaborative, interdisciplinary, iterative environment.
Ability to lead and delegate as required.


We have a great deal of information on the studio, their founders and the direction of this title. If you think this role could be for you, get in touch for more detail. This studio will enjoy market leading salaries, full relocation packages and a raft of benefits and perks. During the interview process, you will have the opportunity to visit Barcelona and explore the city as a place to live. 

Apply now or get in touch with Alan Dixon on 01925 839737 or for more info


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