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Job Description

Join the Paris studio and be in charge of the Game Design team of our new AAA project as a Lead Game Designer (M/NB/W). You will be the design point of contact with your team, the project direction team and the other job families.

Your missions will be the following:

  • Manage and develop the Game Design team: supervise, guide and motivate the members of the team and participate in their development within the studio,

  • Manage and follow the recruitment of the team,

  • Alongside the Producers, define and follow the workload and identify production priorities,

  • After that, organize and coordinate the tasks of the team and ensure the respect of deadlines and quality,

  • Define in-game intentions with the design direction and the project's top management,

  • Produce high-level design documents for the project teams,

  • Be the relay of the vision and share it clearly with the design team and other project teams,

  • Ensure the deployment of this vision in the game: review the design documents, test the build and give constructive feedback to the team,

  • Suggest action plans in response to feedback from direction and playtests.

Qualifications

  • You have several successful experiences in game design on console projects (AA or AAA) and have shippered at least one game with management responsibilities,

  • You're recognized for your leadership skills, your ability to manage a team and to plan in a very active environment,

  • You have excellent communication skills (oral and written) and are adaptable in a fast-paced production environment,

  • You are able to question, adapt and understand the nuances, legacies and needs of ongoing projects,

  • You show a great level of autonomy and you are known to be a problem solver,

  • An affinity for action games is a plus,

  • You are fluent in English, both written and spoken.

Additional Information

Joining our studios in France also means :

  • Join one of the leaders of the video game industry in France that is present in 30 countries with evolution possibilities in one of them

  • Work with passionate teams with great technical expertise. All of them are willing to design and create high quality, innovative games

  • Collaborate with teams that are known for their strong experience of known IPs

  • Build your own expertise joining our internal events (talks, salons, conferences) and benefit from our personalized training programs

As an employer, Ubisoft offers equal chances to everyone no matter their gender, ethnicity, faith, sexual preferences, handicap or age. Ubisoft develops an inclusive workplace, doing their best to reflect the diversity or their gamer community within the production teams.

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