Lead Game Designer – London – Up to £50,000 !!

Games Jobs - IT / Technical Support - England

Job Title Lead Game Designer – London – Up to £50,000 !!
Skills Required IT / Technical Support
Job Description Lead Game Designer - London - Up to £50,000 !!

My client is an entertainment company with offices around the world responsible for one of the leading brands in video games, mobile apps and many more! My client is looking for an amazing Lead Game Designer to lead the creative vision and design for one of our exciting new mobile titles! The successful Lead Game Designer will become an integral part of an exciting and innovative studio building and leading a team of creative designers.

Responsibilities:

• Working with the Product Lead & production team to translate the creative vision into a long-term product roadmap.
• Provide creative & games design direction for content releases.
• Design core systems & game mechanics.
• Define features post-launch with a clear understanding of impact on retention/monetization, and work closely with the Project Manager to effectively push them into content releases.
• Observe and analyse user testing & analytics, recommend design solutions and improve/fix design features during the life of the product as a service.
• Lead the design team, provide mentoring, and coach other designers.
• Communicate the product vision to team members, product owners, senior management and other relevant key stakeholders clearly and concisely.
• Build a collaborative environment for idea generation, and leverage the entire team.
• Remain current on industry trends including new game genres/types, new game design methodologies and techniques, new and emerging business models and monetization paradigms and emerging platforms especially smartphone, tablet and social networking.

What’s required:

• Senior game design industry experience, working on Mobile and Tablet platforms.
• At least 2 shipped titles.
• Excellent creative writing skills including proven ability to write detailed technical design documentation and maintain it throughout the development cycle.
• Broad knowledge of player behaviours, motivations and profiles
• Broad knowledge and passion for the games industry with an ability to identify trends relevant to the product.
• Excellent creative writing skills including proven ability to write detailed technical design documentation and maintain it throughout the development cycle.
• Broad knowledge of, and passion for, the games sector.
• Ability to both conceptualize and implement game ideas using various tools and technology.
• Excellent analytical, facilitation and organizational skills.
• Strong leadership abilities and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

This is a brilliant opportunity to be a part of a hugely successful entertainment company. If you are an ambitious Lead Designer and you would like to find out more, please APPLY NOW!! and/or send your CV directly to fotiosp@creativepersonnel.co.uk
Salary £45000 - £50000 per annum
Location London, Greater London, SouthEast, England, England
Job Category IT / Technical Support
Date posted 16/12/2013
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Creative Personnel using their internal reference 100037534350675.
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