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Senior Game Designer - Scotland Posted Dec 05, 2016
Interactive Selection , United Kingdom (Scotland)
 
Senior Game Designer - Scotland

Our Client is an exciting game development studio with a focus on social, mobile and handheld gaming. They are now seeking a Senior Designer with significant experience of senior and lead game design roles in the games industry for an immediate start.

You will be the creative vision holder across either one or multiple games driving the high level creative process for each title, getting deep down and dirty with hands on design when and where required. We want someone who is excited by the possibilities of social and connected gaming on mobile, but who is flexible enough to work across a wide variety of genres. You’ll have great attention to detail, demand perfection and be able to inspire, lead and mentor across the entire studio.

Requirements:
An encyclopedic knowledge of games in general and a thorough understanding of what makes them work.
Excellent knowledge and appreciation of downloadable, free to play, games as a service and social games.
Demonstration of understanding and/or experience of Facebook, mobile or online social games is a huge advantage.
Ability to manage and document design on multiple projects.
Experience with a wide variety of game development tools.
Skilled with Microsoft Office suite of tools, including Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Word.
Appreciation for agile style development processes.
Self-motivating, outstanding attention to detail and organisation abilities.
Candidates will ideally have 3+ years of experience working in a design role and be educated to degree level.
Job Responsibilities:

Work with the product owner (external/internal) to define creative vision.
Design and direct development of player experiences and game mechanics.
Create and maintain design documentation.
Create core game loops, specify high level monetization systems and purchase flows.
Create game mechanisms, product flows, levels, UI layouts, maps, and other elements.
We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency that values diversity and does not discriminate.  We encourage clients to welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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