Position title
Lead Designer

We’re looking for an experienced and dedicated designer to lead a team in creating fun, quality experiences on consoles.  You will be a credited lead designer or sub group lead on at least 2 game projects and ideally one of these would have been for a modern console.

Roles & Duties
  • Reporting to Game Director and coordinate with studio leads on design objectives.
  • Lead the design team in shaping the games overall design and features.
  • Manage the design teams priorities, tasks and inform the design schedule.
  • Support in the recruitment for design roles in unison with studio budgets and objectives.
  • Develop and maintain design pipelines, tools, workflows and their related documentation.
  • Work closely with game team to prototype game elements.
  • Provide coaching for designers in the various tools and processes.
  • Facilitate communication between design,art , code and engine teams.
  • Excellent at generating ideas for gameplay and structure around a core theme.
  • Able to communicate ideas and champion the experimentation of it.
  • Confident to test and throw away ideas that do not work.
  • Superb organisation of ideas into design specification; maps, charts and tables for game structure.
  • Understands player difficulty and can provide solutions in catering for this.
  • Can evangelise a games design, objectives and purpose.
  • Strong technical understanding of gameplay development.
Personal Attributes
  • A love for video games and the craft of game development.
  • Ability to critique and provide constructive feedback.
  • Able to work with a team across engineering, animation and art departments.
  • Excellent oral and written communications.
  • Understands other departments needs and requirements.
Job Benefits
  • We operate a 1 hour Flexible Working Time
  • Nest Pension Scheme
  • Private Health scheme
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast, fresh fruit, hot drinks, snacks provided
  • Walking distance to brand new retail park with restaurant and sports facilities

We are currently not accepting applications from agencies for this role. Only Direct Applications please.

Employment Type
Full Time
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Video Games
Job Location
Rugby, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
Working Hours
09:00 - 17:30
Date posted
May 6, 2019
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Position: Lead Designer

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