Game Designer [Unannounced Project] (390)

Job Description

Ubisoft Leamington has been a member of the Ubisoft family since January 2017 and has collaborated on Tom Clancy’s The Division® & The Division 2®, Far Cry 5® and Starlink: Battle For Atlas®. Currently comprised of a 90-strong team, the studio is a solid and experienced group supported by a mix of veteran developers and promising young talent. Based in Royal Leamington Spa, Ubisoft Leamington is at the heart of a thriving destination for UK game developers.

Job Purpose

Create minor game systems and assist in the creation of all others.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the design creation and balancing of minor game systems and assists in major game systems;
  • Carry ideas from conception, through prototyping to detailed design and implementation;
  • Communicate and collaborate with key stake holders across multiple disciplines;
  • Ensure that clear lines of communication are kept open with key stakeholders by updating them on the progress and challenges;
  • Aim to provide innovation and show an understanding of industry standards;
  • Ability to produce clear and effective design documentation of minor features;
  • Assist with any support or guidance for junior designers if required.

Qualifications

Skills and Knowledge

  • Keen interest, understanding and knowledge in at least one area of aspect of design.
  • Developing knowledge of current design methodologies
  • A growing awareness of market trends where relevant;
  • Knowledge of a wide range of games across multiple platforms and an initial understanding of their core design practice.
  • Knowledge of relevant documentation software;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Good time management and a developing knowledge of prioritisation skills
  • Self-motivated and an initial ability to be pro-active within areas of ownership;
  • Be able to listen to and take on board feedback.

Relevant Experience

  • Either a Bachelor’s degree in Game Design or relevant training/experience;
  • 2-3 years minimum experience in Game Design or relevant role.

Additional Information

Benefits & Relocation

Flexible working, 22 days annual leave + Christmas shutdown, private healthcare (with option to add immediate family), life insurance & income protection, workplace pension scheme, paid volunteering days, annual fitness & well-being allowance, games, technology & merchandise, subsidised travel and many more... 

Relocation assistance is available to anyone currently living 50 miles or more from the studio location. Please contact a member of the talent acquisition team to find out what we have to offer and how we can support with your move here... relocation really doesn't have to be a daunting prospect. 

Find out more about Ubisoft Leamington: https://reflections.ubisoft.com/about/ubisoft-leamington/

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Ubisoft Reflections & Ubisoft Leamington is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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