Lead Gameplay Designer – Montreal, Canada, Salary £Neg – Online Game

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Job Title Lead Gameplay Designer – Montreal, Canada, Salary £Neg – Online Game
Job Category Game Design
Job Description Location: Montreal

Salary: Negotiable DOE

Job Type: Permanent

Project: Online/MMO Game

OPM are delighted to be working in collaboration with this Canadian studio, famed for console, PC, and online role-playing games. They are looking for a highly experienced Lead Games Designer to work on this high profile title.

The successful candidate will be reporting directly to the Creative Director and will lead the vision of the game. This role is 99.9% hands on design and requires 100% effort. If you are looking for a man-management role, this won’t be for you.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing and overseeing the efforts of the Gameplay Design team.
  • Work with the Creative Director, other leads and team members to ensure clear direction for gameplay by creating maintaining and communicating the core design and inspire design quality. .
  • Define player and consumer expectations and as a product owner will outline specific deliverables for the gameplay team to execute on.
  • Making key decisions, involving all key stakeholders, that support the team’s ability to meet deadlines.
  • Define best practices, expectations and goals for the team and act as the driving force and advocate for the games vision by proactively presenting solutions both based on best industry practices and innovative new ideas.
  • Clearly articulate vision and all features, how they connect and why they are relevant to the consumer, project, team, and studio.
  • Be responsible for the final quality and execution of the team’s final creative works.


Skills/Experience Required:

  • Extensive experience in Design on AAA titles (preferably with an online element)
  • Experience in a senior position on at least one high profile title in a senior design position
  • Must work well in a team spanning artists, programmers, and designers
  • Good knowledge of the industry
  • You will have a deep understanding of how the sub-disciplines interact with one another and the ability to identify cross discipline project risk


For the opportunity to be part of this team please send your cv and work examples FAO Catherine to officemanager@opmjobs.com or call +44 1206 214416
Salary DOE
Location Canada
Job Category Game Design
Date posted 19/06/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of OPM using their internal reference 3273.
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