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Climax Studios is an established leader with a legacy spanning 30 years. Our experience in developing diverse experiences and multiple award-winning titles comes via our talented teams. We are seeking an enthusiastic and creative Senior Game Designer to join our dedicated team and contribute to an exciting AAA console title.

Requirements

  • Platform Adaptation: Demonstrated ability to adapt gameplay features and mechanics from one platform to another, while demonstrating consistency and quality across multiple gaming platforms.

  • Console: Proven track-record designing successful console experiences, displaying an understanding of console gaming challenges and player expectations.

  • UI/UX Design Collaboration: Experience collaborating with UI artists to design new UI/UX elements for enhanced player experiences.

  • Game Engine Proficiency: Experience working with industry-standard game engines, with a preference for Unreal Engine 5.

  • Β·Excellent Communication Skills: Your strong verbal and written communication skills are essential for effective collaboration with cross-discipline teams and stakeholders.

  • Problem-Solving and Analytical Skills: A strong ability to identify design challenges and propose creative solutions, coupled with strong analytical skills to evaluate gameplay mechanics.

  • Passion for Innovation: Enthusiasm for creative challenges and a drive to innovate in the field of game design.

  • Third-Person Game Design Experience (Bonus): Previous experience in designing third-person experiences is advantageous.

Responsibilities:

  • Comprehensive Design Ownership: Take ownership of all design aspects for the project, ensuring adherence to project vision and quality benchmarks.

  • Collaborative Development: Work closely with team members and stakeholders throughout the game's development lifecycle, fostering a collaborative environment to achieve project goals.

  • Documentation Management: Create and maintain clear and concise documentation for all design features, ensuring alignment with project objectives and facilitating effective communication within the team

  • Feedback Integration: Actively participate in design reviews and playtesting sessions, integrating feedback to refine gameplay mechanics and enhance player experience.

  • Adherence to Best Practices: Uphold industry best practices and standards in game design, contributing to the overall quality and success of the project.

  • Self-Motivation and Team Collaboration: Demonstrate self-motivation and initiative while effectively collaborating within a dynamic and creative team environment.

Benefits

  • Excellent holiday package

  • Regular social events

  • Fresh fruit and snacks

  • A friendly, focused, ambitious and relaxed working environment

  • Ongoing training and development, with career progression

  • Discount card for all the shopping centre stores

  • Great seafront location, a short walk from the rail station, bars, restaurants, coffee shops

  • Group Private Medical Insurance provided by BUPA

  • Group Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Private Dental Insurance

  • Group Income Protection

  • Company Pension Scheme

  • Cycle To Work Scheme

  • Eye-Care Vouchers

Perks

  • Bring your doggo to work! We're a dog friendly studio, bring your pooch in to meet us.

  • Bean to cup coffee machine in the studio.

  • Fresh fruit and healthy snacks provided daily, breakfast and some not so healthy snacks.

  • In-house clubs and socials. From board games, tennis, football to D&D nights, there are lots of opportunities to socialise.

  • Regular Socials including Project Wrap Parties, team and studio events, Christmas and annual Summer parties and some great charity fundraising events.

Keywords Studios is dedicated to following a well-established Equal Opportunities Policy. We endeavor to create a workplace which provides for equal opportunities for all employees and potential employees.

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