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Senior Game Designer

  • Location: Farnborough, UK
  • Salary/rate: Excellent salary DoE
  • Date posted: 13/10/20
  • Job reference: 7951
  • Permanent

Amiqus has an exciting role to  is a new independent game studio, based in the South East of England. They are a small passionate team of highly experienced developers, focused on creating exceptional and innovative games for next generation platforms. They are currently working with a AAA publisher in the early stages of pre-production for a major new project as well as creating their own IP and require additional team members to help realise ur shared ambition.

 

Description:

The Senior Game Designer at Ballistic Moon reports directly into the Studio's Creative Director. This pivotal role’s scope in the studio will be broad and strategic. You will be responsible for setting, communicating, and delivering all aspects of the game design.

 

In this role, you will:

  • Help deliver a high-quality game
  • Design fun experiences for our players
  • Be the go-to person for the implementation of content that stretches the capabilities of new and existing systems
  • Be an advocate for the player experience
  • Create or oversee all design work
  • Create well written game design documentation where appropriate
  • Work with Producers to ensure a realistic project scope

     

    Qualifications/Skills:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills
  • A thorough knowledge of all aspects of game development
  • Can work effectively across multi-disciplined teams and ensure the design ambition is delivered
  • Energetic and positive attitude
  • Able to formulate conceptual proposals and backup with tangible mechanics to prove out the concept
  • Own implementation of large parts of these experiences from start to finish
  • Able to clearly articulate design concepts and implementation strategies across the development team
  • Proactive and entrepreneurial
  • Friendly and approachable personality

     

     Required Experience:

  • Highly proficient in either UE4 or Unity; from creating prototypes to fully featured game content
  • 3 + years game design experience required
  • Shipped at least one project throughout development cycle on console or PC
  • Comfortable presenting game ideas & concepts to the development team and senior management
  • A passionate gamer, fully up to date on current gaming trends and the direction of the industry

     

    Bonus Skills:

  • Considerable experience in UE4
  • Programming or scripting experience preferred
  • Has worked within an agile development methodology
  • A content contributor in the indie gaming scene

If the above sounds like it could be the opportunity you’ve been looking for then get in touch. For a casual chat about the role in more detail call me on 01925 839 722 or drop me an email on lee.burns@amiqus.com I look forwards to hearing from you.

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