Lead Designer

Stainless Games are looking for a lead designer to join our experienced team, creating compelling game game experiences across a broad set of platforms and genres. The successful candidate will be working on high profile projects across multiple platforms.

We offer excellent conditions and a competitive package in a fun working environment.

Role

  • Lead the design team to create new and exciting game features and content
  • Provide leadership, direction and line management to the design team
  • Own an on-going design relationship with the publisher and stakeholders
  • Work closely with stake holders to establish the games design vision and hold responsibility for the creation and maintenance of any design documentation in support of that vision
  • Effectively time manage yourself and those in your team
  • Review design elements to ensure a captivating game experience and tweak or re-balance elements falling short of the project design vision
  • Work closely with the game director to help add definition to the design vision for projects
  • Evangelise the game design within the company and to external stakeholders

Requirements

  • 2+ years game development in a senior role
  • Shipped multiple titles in a design role where you held important areas of responsibility
  • Able to work collaboratively with all departments to develop a game in line with your design vision for it.
  • An excellent understanding of past and current game trends
  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and organised
  • Detail orientated
  • Must have the right to work in the UK 

Desirable

  • Proven track record working on a variety of game genres and economic models for games
  • Experience utilising metrics for game design improvements
  • Experience working across a number of platforms from mobile to VR
  • Interest in vehicles, both real and concept
  • Good knowledge of board games and CCGs
  • Experience using Unreal
  • Experience using Unity