For our client, a leading development studio in the gaming industry, we are currently looking for a

Lead / Senior Game Designer (gn)

Unique opportunity for gaming affine champions based in Vienna or international

We offer an excellent opportunity within an highly international, creative and professional environment with a clear focus on the Gamer's gaming experience. We know that processes and expertise are important but passionate people with a strong gaming mindset are more important than anything else.

Your main tasks

  • As a Lead / Senior Game Designer you are in charge of the complete game design fulfillment (AA+ productions) for PC and Console (e.g. cartoon games, modern 3D action games)
  • As an experienced Game Designer you have a good understanding of critical issues and above all a clear focus on the big picture. So you anticipate risks and you are prepared for any unpredictability in production
  • You coach & supervise other designers, review their works and give them constructive feedback
  • You work on a wide variety of challenging and interesting projects on famous and new IPs
  • In daily business you design game features, create user stories and set up prototypes, balancing, game mechanics, level designs etc. and boost design processes
  • You also interact as an interface between the teams (e.g. art, 3D/animation, PM, development) and work closely with the Head of Game Design

Your Profile

  • Gaming is your passion
  • You have around 5+ years professional experience in game design resp. in designing action adventures & 3D platformers (e.g. nintendo philosophy) on PC & Console
  • You have an open-minded personality with excellent communication & organisational skills
  • You love to work hands-on, to support colleagues and ideally, you bring a transparent, efficient and pragmatic working style on the table
  • You have a strong technical and analytical mindset with proven experience in UE4 and a deep understanding of e.g. game dynamics, game mechanics, character movements etc.
  • You are experienced in agile working (Scrum)
  • Fluent in English (written & spoken) is a must have
  • European citizen or EU work permit

The Offer

  • You work in a stable, extremely partnership-based and creative work environment
  • You have the great opportunity to create games with your own footprint
  • The Location in Vienna (Austria) is central-based and highly reachable by public transport
  • Competitive salary (14 times a year), flexible working hours and 25 days of paid holidays per year
  • Excellent relocation support
  • Remote or on site, both is possible

The annual gross salary is at least EUR 43.000.-. Of course, overpayment is possible with appropriate professional qualifications and experience.

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact Mr. Felix Wolfmair at +43 1 877 30 03 DW 222.

Kenn-Nr.: 1224-FWO
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