Senior Game Designer

Reference: 8575 - Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, DE

We are looking for a passionate and experienced Senior Game Designer to work on an unannounced AAA project in our Frankfurt, Germany based studio.

As a Senior Game Designer, you will be responsible for developing game concepts and systems that fulfill the vision of the Game Director and the Lead Designer.

You will work closely with people from other departments such as System Design and UI to design and implement the needed features to create the desired gameplay experience.

*Required documents that allow a careful evaluation of your application are resume, cover letter and additional samples (Animation Demo Reel / Portfolio link)*

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  • Take ownership of game features, from initial designs to final implementation.
  • Pitch, create and maintain designs and game concepts.
  • Run sanity check on game feature ideas with relevant stakeholders to get an overview for dependencies, restrictions and possibilities.
  • Work with other departments to ensure all required resources are scheduled and delivered.
  • Be a game design knowledge source for other members of the development team.
  • Empower, challenge and motivate yourself and everybody on the design team.
  • Participate in testing to iterate, balance and tune gameplay features.
  • Mentor Game Designers to help them to improve their craft.

  • 4+ years as a Game Designer in the video games industry.
  • 2 or more shipped AAA titles on PC or Console, preferable FPS games.
  • Excellent knowledge of the principles of game design and theory.
  • Excellent documentation skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Deep passion for gaming, preferably FPS sandbox games.
  • A team motivator and catalyst for pushing quality.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.

  • Technically-minded and scripting experience.
  • Experience in working with macros in MS Office.
  • Experience with any game engine (preferably CRYENGINE).

What you can expect from us
  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
  • Flexible work time.
  • FUN.
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
  • Free German lessons
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
  • Relocation support.
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment....and many more!