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Design & Production Vacancies

Senior Game Designer F2P Mobile Games SE England Ref 2250

We are working with a fantastic F2Pmobile game studio based in London, who seek a Senior Game Designer to join their talented team, who are supportive of your craft and look to get the best out of their teams. Bring your passion for games, previous game designer team management to a dedicated, professional and friendly team!

What you’ll be doing?

  • Build sound and engaging features to excite and that will increase engagement and monetizaion.
  • Design events, objects, content.
  • Seek out any opportunity to improve a games inner workings and success.
  • Provide feedback on features crafted by your design team members.
  • Guide and work together with the team to develop long-term game road-map.
  • Guide content and feature development.
  • Work closely with production, art, engineering, QA, marketing etc. as well as your designers, being the collaborator for game design on your game/s.
  • Build & engage the Community. Interacting and looking for live feedback.
  • You’ll be the collaborator and mentor to the team and working with the team to achieve further successes.

Who are we looking for?

  • Must have a proven track record of game designer experience with strong working knowledge of the Unity framework.
  • Previous experience as a senior game designer managing and mentoring a game design team.
  • Must have experience with puzzle designs,level-designs, wire-framing, prototyping, flow diagrams etc.
  • Excellent command of the English language both written & verbal.
  • Analytical thinker who has strong problem-solving skills.
  • Must have a good blend of mathematical and game design, have good grasp of the commercial aspects of a game partnered with keeping it super fun at the same time!

Benefits

This studio offers a friendly and comfortable working environment as well as onsite catering, fresh fruit, gym classes, great tech, private healthcare, competitive salary...

Apply

Please e-mail your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz  - Quoting Ref 2250.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

External Producer - Console & PC - AAA Studio NW England Ref 2027

We are working with a well-known family-friendly AAA game studio based in the North West of England who requires an experienced External Games Producer to keep this well-established franchise running on time and budget.

What will you do?


  • Be the representative in charge of external suppliers incl. licensors, marketing, operations, localisation, QA

  • Maximize game quality

  • In charge of the submission process for the game incl. liaising with external teams

  • Progress reporting to stakeholders. time mgmt, risk assessment, scheduling

  • Promote the game internally and externally.

  • Budget responsibility

  • Exec Producer support, filling in and partnering when required


  • What do I need to do the job?

    • Games industry experience with 1+ released title as an External Producer

    • 2+ released titles as a Producer including one title on console with publisher side experience·

    • Overseeing 3rd party Internal and External projects from preproduction to post-launch

    • Agile, Prince2, Waterfall or similar project management experience



    • This company offers a competitive salary in a friendly and comfortable working environment, as well as a fantastic bonus and pension scheme.  

      Please submit your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz  quoting reference 2027.

      We are an equal ops company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Product Manager AAA Midlands Ref 2235

Leading UK studio in the Midlands seeks a Product Manager to join their team and come work with them to own scope and roadmap as well as leading the team.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Management and mentorship of team, direction with Agile approach.
  • Road map, features and deliver against roadmap.
  • Team Management and coaching.
  • Collaborate and liaise with internal stakeholder across teams.
  • Release and change management, and all communication around product.

What our client is looking for in their ideal candidate:

  • Minimum of a degree in relevant field plus current product management experience. working across at least 2 products incl app.
  • Proven track record of providing product deliver, with excellent project management and planning skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to coach, drive and collaborate well with cross-functional teams and be able manage senior stakeholder management, too.
  • Good web services and app knowledge.
  • CX and UCD best practice knowledge.

Benefits

Opportunity to work with a top team, flexible working hours, great work-life balance, training, great team culture and opportunity to work with some of the industry’s best!

Applications

If this sounds like your dream job and next move, then send your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz today quoting reference 2235.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Game Designer F2P Mobile Games Turkey, Ref 2231

We areworking with a fantastic F2P mobile game studio based in Turkey, who seek a Game Designer to jointheir talented team, who are supportive of your craft and look to get the bestout of their teams. Bring your passion for game design  a devoted andsuccessful team!

Whatwill you be doing?

  • Create engaging and original games, working and collaborating with teams across the business.
  • Taking game design ideas and creating special, fun and engaging game titles.
  • Work across variety of game styles.
  • Use of data to drive decisions and design to ensure successful and optimal game experience.
  • Form part of prototyping process.

Who are we looking for?

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a game designer in F2P mobile games.
  • Must have shipped at least one title ideally on mobile.
  • Must have a proven track record of game designer experience with good working knowledge of the Unity framework.
  • Experience with flow diagrams, prototyping and wireframing.
  • You’re a team player who is a rapid prototype and have a flexible approach and attitude.
  • Strong knowledge of game balancing, pacing and progression.
  • Good command of the English language both written & verbal.
  • Team player who can work well in collaboration with others.
  • Analytical thinker who has strong problem-solving skills & has a logical approach.
  • Ability to support the design of large-scale game systems as the team works to optimize player engagement, retention and game revenue.
  • Nice to haves – some experience or scripting in C#, Unity3D editor, understanding of UI/UX balance mobile games, experience writing design documents forartists and engineers.

Benefits

This studiooffers a friendly and comfortable working environment as well as onsitecatering, fresh fruit, gym classes, great tech, private healthcare, competitivesalary...

Apply

Pleasee-mail your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz - Quoting Ref 2231.

We are anequal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do notdiscriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender,sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Senior Game Designer F2P Mobile Games Turkey, Ref 2230

We areworking with a fantastic F2P mobile game studio based in Turkey, who seek a Senior Game Designerto join their talented team, who are supportive of your craft and look to getthe best out of their teams. Bring your passion for games, previous gamedesigner team management to a dedicated, professional and friendly team!

What you’llbe doing?

  • Build sound and engaging features to excite and that will increase engagement and monetizaion.
  • Design events, objects, content.
  • Seek out any opportunity to improve a games inner workings and success.
  • Provide feedback on features crafted by your design team members.
  • Guide and work together with the team to develop long-term game road-map.
  • Guide content and feature development.
  • Work closely with production, art, engineering, QA, marketing etc. as well as your designers, being the collaborator for game design on your game/s.
  • Build & engage the Community. Interacting and looking for live feedback.
  • You’ll be the collaborator and mentor to the team and working with the team to achieve further successes.

Who arewe looking for?

  • Must have a proven track record of game designer experience with strong working knowledge of the Unity framework.
  • Previous experience as a senior game designer managing and mentoring a game design team.
  • Must have experience with puzzle designs, level-designs, wire-framing, prototyping, flow diagrams etc.
  • Excellent command of the English language both written & verbal.
  • Analytical thinker who has strong problem solving skills.
  • Must have the good blend of mathematical and game design, have good grasp of the commercial aspects of a game partnered with keeping it super fun at the same time!

Benefits

This studiooffers a friendly and comfortable working environment as well as onsitecatering, fresh fruit, gym classes, great tech, private healthcare, competitivesalary...

Apply

Pleasee-mail your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz - Quoting Ref 2230.

We are anequal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do notdiscriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender,sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Senior Data Scientist Games SE England – Ref 2227

Senior Data Scientist GamesSE England – Ref 2227

We areworking with a fantastic F2P mobile game studio based in London who seek a SeniorData Scientist to join their talented team! Lovely positive team cultureworking on great projects! This role is responsible for building a robust dataculture across the teams. Bring you strong data flow management, statistics andmonetization models experience.

Whatyou’ll be doing?

  • You’ll be the data subject matter expert in the business.
  • Working across the teams, building and maintaining a robust data culture and information to add value to the business successes.
  • Manage data flow and ensuring data is at the core of commercial decisions.
  • Working with all the teams who create their games to the success and fun that people enjoy.
  • Ensure data quality across reports.

Who youare

  • Minimum of a completed bachelor’s degree Science/ Mathematics/ Engineering or similar.
  • Must have an in-depth understanding of mobile F2P games.
  • Must have experience in data analytics and business intelligence.
  • Strong data modelling, architecture and principles.
  • Skilled in SQL, R or Python.
  • Ability to guide and drive a data culture and to scale a team of data scientists.
  • Ensuring data quality across reports, data mining skills for analytical and reporting purposes.

Benefits

This studiooffers a friendly and comfortable working environment as well as onsitecatering, fresh fruit, gym classes, great tech, private healthcare, competitivesalary...

Apply

Pleasee-mail your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz- Quoting Ref 2227.

We are anequal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do notdiscriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender,sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Executive Producer F2P Mobile Games SE England – Ref 2225

We areworking with a fantastic F2P mobile game studio based in London who seek an Executive Producer tojoin their talented team! This is a leadership role, seeks an experiencedproduction profile with no less than 10 years+ experience leading multipledisciplinary teams at a senior level, strong A – Z development experience,having worked on a number of titles from concept to live ops. This role hasstrong preference for mobile games experience. Lovely positive team culture.

Whatwill you be doing?

  • Build and work with your team ensure high quality of work is delivered efficiently, within budget, timeously etc.
  • Driving production results across multiple disciplines.
  • Building a passionate team, who are free to be creative and fun.
  • Managing and guiding potential game development risks as needed.
  • Guide teams in the various stages of game development.
  • Additional information available on application.

Who youare

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience managing and leading multidiscipline teams.
  • Must have experience leading at a senior level A- Z of development, for a number of titles.
  • Strong preference to mobile F2P experience.
  • Must have strong project management skills and tools experience i.e. JIRA ideal
  • Ability to lead, manage and grow teams.
  • In-depth knowledge of the full game development process and has experience from concept to live ops.
  • High attention to detail and analytical thinker.
  • Ability to lead and influence driving goals.
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Benefits

This studiooffers a friendly and comfortable working environment as well as onsitecatering, fresh fruit, gym classes, great tech, private healthcare, competitivesalary...

Apply

Pleasee-mail your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz- Quoting Ref 2225.

We are anequal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do notdiscriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender,sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Senior Producer F2P Mobile Games SE England – Ref 2226

We areworking with a fantastic F2P mobile game studio based in London who seek a Senior Producer tojoin their talented team! Dynamic team & culture. Strong production processmanagement and project management skills sought at a senior level. You’ll bedriving development and the team, planning and ensuring execution. Must haveexperience driving from concept to live ops.

Whatwill you be doing?

  • Ensure excellent planning and execution, product management, working with the design teams etc. to ensure project goals achieved.
  • Ensuring and facilitation team communication, ensuring progress, risk reporting, status etc. are on track.
  • Ensuring high-quality releases, you’ll work closely with development, design, QA, art, product etc.  Create and craft the production process seeking solutions to drive best end results through the full game development process.

Who youare

  • Must have current experience as a Senior Producer managing full production cycle, from concept to live ops.
  • Strong preference to mobile F2P experience.
  • Strong project management experience, development methodologies i.e. Agile, Scrum, Kanba, project scheduling and management, as well as risk and status reporting
  • Ability to drive and manage multiple priorities and various teams.
  • Working with a large multi-disciplinary team, working towards project goals.
  • Production team management using Agile or similar, as well as experience with JIRA, Confluence, Google or similar.

Benefits

This studiooffers a friendly and comfortable working environment as well as onsitecatering, fresh fruit, gym classes, great tech, private healthcare, competitivesalary...

Apply

Pleasee-mail your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz- Quoting Ref 2226.

We are anequal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do notdiscriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender,sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Senior Technical Producer – Major AAA Studio – Midlands, UK Ref 2222

Our clientis a major publisher owned AAA games studio working on world-famous videogames,are looking for a Senior Technical Producer to join their team. Bringyour AAA games experience and ability to build and maintain strategy fordevelopment of technology for a tope game!

Whatwe’re looking for:

  • A completed degree in Engineering / Computer Science or similar.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ games program / project management experience.
  • Solid track record of running engineering programs, managing and communicating delivery and coordination of cross-function teams.
  • Ability to direct engineering teams to meet delivery requirements and keeping goals on track across all teams.
  • Must have previous experience with game release, production, or program management.
  • Ability and track record of data driven decision making.
  • Excellent communicator, with a proven track record of ensuring delivery across teams to achieve results.
  • Passion for games, with a keen interest in innovation and industry trends

Superb andchallenging opportunity to join a major player and team of experienced andcollaborative gaming professionals in a top games studio, creating world-famousgames!

To find outmore, apply by emailing your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz &quoting reference 2222.

We are anequal opportunity company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPRcompliant.


Associate Producer Indie Games, France Ref 2214

We areworking with a fantastic game studio based in the South of France who islooking for an Associate Producer to join their team and work on theirhit action title for PC.  They’re looking for an excellent communicator,who understands the game development process well, and is able to manage andmaintain JIRA projects ensuring production is on track for their team! Fluentin French and English.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Checking on the everyday tasks of the production team and their progress
  • Reporting such progress regularly
  • Updating the online task tracking
  • Helping team members use the task tracking and data sharing tools
  • Maintain the production planning in accordance to the tasks at hand
  • Setting up reviews and validation when needed based on established pipelines
  • Maintaining the knowledge database of the project

Who we’re looking for:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as an Associate Producer or similar and worked on at least 1 released title
  • Must have strong Jira experience, and good ability to create report views as well as scripting
  • Must have good Confluence skills
  • Fluent in both French and English
  • Good working knowledge of Google Suite or similar
  • Ability to work well with others, and have a flexible attitude
  • Ability to grasp new concepts quickly and enjoy managing and tracking production

Benefits

This is a fantasticopportunity to join a successful game studio and work in a beautiful city inthe South of France. This studio offers a great work-life balance, acompetitive salary and a collaborative working environment.

Application

Pleasee-mail your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2214.

We are anequal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPRcompliant.


Environment Producer - Major AAA Studio – Midlands, UK Ref 2217

Our clientis a major publisher owned AAA games studio making the latest sequel of aworld-famous videogames RPG franchise. They’re looking for an experienced EnvironmentProducer to join their team. This role engages and partners with art,technical and creative and is responsible for overseeing environmentproduction.

Who youare?

  • You’ll have no less than 3 – 5 years’ experience working from early project to shipping on multiple AAA titles, open world in particular.
  • Must have excellent problem-solving skills for technical issues.
  • Must have full project lifecycle management experience in an internal production role, with well-developed project management skills.
  • Good team player, who is driven and motivated with excellent people and communication skills.
  • Must have project management software experience & methodologies.
  • Must have a good understanding of game art, game design and the technical fundamentals.
  • A keen eye for detail and passion for games, essential!

Whatyou’ll be doing?

  • Responsible for delivery of their open world environment.
  • Coordinate stakeholders and various teams.
  • Manage production schedules, both internal & external.
  • Managed and define workflows, scope of the environment.
  • Responsible for ensuring delivery of environment in service of quality visuals, gameplay and performance.
  • Management and reporting of project progress, coordinate environment art resources, schedules etc. to meet project requirements.
  • Manage and drive daily tasks and relevant team discussions.
  • Additional information on application.

Superb andchallenging opportunity to join a major player and team of experienced andcollaborative gaming professionals in a top games studio, creating world-famousgames!

To find outmore, apply by emailing your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz &quoting reference 2217

We are anequal opportunity company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPRcompliant.


Senior Writer Games, France Ref 2218

We are working with a fantastic game studio based in the South of France who is looking for a talented Senior Writer, fluent in French to join their team and work on their hit action for PC.

What you’ll be doing

  • Create a strong storyline for the game.
  • Manage and maintain narrative documentation.
  • Ensure quality control is managed between the team of writers.
  • Prepare scripts.
  • Lead a small team of writers and be the key contact for writing for the studio.
  • Attend voice recordings.
  • Additional information available on application.

Who you are:

  • You’ll have no less than 5 years’ experience as a writer within the video games industry, having worked on at least 1 AAA game as a senior writer.
  • Fluent in both French and English.
  • Experience with cinematic style, dialogue and managing a small team would be ideal.
  • Experience with narrative design, systemic dialogue and interest in fantasy genre.

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful game studio and work in a beautiful city in the South of France. This studio offers a great work-life balance, a competitive salary and a collaborative working environment.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2218.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Game Designer VR Studio Netherlands Ref 2210

We’re working with a fantastic VR studio team that is looking for a Game Designer to join their team! They seek an innovative designer for their VR and AR games. Must have current relevant experience with game design, level design, implementing mechanics, systems in Unreal Engine.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Create design documentation
  • Idea generation and solutions seeking on all game design aspects
  • Implementation of blueprints in Unreal Engine
  • Constantly looking for improvements to design features
  • Management of project planning and scrum process tasks

Who are we looking for?

  • You’ll have no less than 3 years games industry experience with solid experience and knowledge of Unreal and blueprint
  • Previous AR / VR experience is an added advantage
  • A good team player, who is passionate about game design, solutions-focused and is an analytical thinker
  • Comfort and good language skills in English, verbal and written
  • Role open to candidates eligible to work in the EU

Benefits

Great work-life balance and no crunch. Lovely inclusive studio who value their staff, offering great training, competitive salaries,great benefits, super fun team meets and access to amazing VR equipment!

Application

If interested to hear more & apply, send your CV toadrienne@big-planet.biz today quoting reference 2210.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

QA Engineer Integrations Baltic Region Ref 2209

Leading gaming operator seeks an Integrations QA Engineer to join their team! Global team, with lovely culture. Ideal candidate is a QA engineer who will be investigating front and backend applications, using development tools, liaising with JavaScript and Engineers.

What you will be doing?

  • Daily collaboration with QA, developers and 3rd parties across the agile team
  • Follow best software practices
  • Promote QA, improve QA best practices
  • Additional information available on application.

Who we’re looking for?

  • Completed degree in a technical field, computer engineering or similar
  • Must have experience with Agile methodology (Scrum / Kanban)
  • Ideal experience in the gaming industry
  • Proxy tool ideal, Fiddler, Charles
  • Knowledge of software testing and browser development tools
  • Must have a solid track record of testing websites across mobile, desktop and app.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Good team player with the ability to work well with others
  • Knowledge of end-to-end testing, integration and database, SQL ideal
  • Excellent communication skills in written and verbal
  • Analyticalt hinker and ability to get into detail – in fact you love it!

Application

Please e-mail your CV to adrienne@big-planet.bizquoting reference 2209.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race,religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status


Level Designer Games Germany Ref 2203

Established games studio based in Germany are looking to expand their team. Excellent opportunity for a Level Designer with solid experience and worked through on at least on published title console/ PC. The studio prides itself on nurturing their staff and letting the team shine, great team culture!

Who you are?

  • You have no less than 5 years’ experience in level design and work on at least on published title console / PC
  • Ability and solid experience creating complex levels
  • Strong scripting, level sequences, tracking shots etc.
  • Genuine passion for game development
  • Good team player, who is flexible and shows resilience
  • Ability to take ownership and great work ethic
  • Level sequences and tracking shots

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great studio and work on their strategy and simulation titles. This studio offers a good work-life balance, free snacks and drinks and even board game nights! 

Application

To find out more, apply by emailing your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz & quoting reference 2203

We are an equal opportunity company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.


Lead Game Designer Mobile F2P, Spain Ref 2195

Fantastic mobile game studio based in the beautiful city of Barcelona, seeks a passionate Lead Game Designer to join their studio. Work on their successful mobile game titles. You will be an integral member of the design team, leading the other designers and helping to provide the best user experiences to the studio's huge player base, but also chipping in when needed with your strong design specialist skills!

What you’ll be doing:

  • High-level design documentation, mockups, user flows
  • Game idea generation, testing, global launch
  • Accountability for creative ideation, systems design, feature crafting
  • Translating high-level goals into manageable low-level specifications
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of designers, artists and UI/UX
  • Work with data and marketing, so features are released based on sound data values

Who you are?

  • 4+ years in the games industry in a design role
  • 1+ years' experience working on a live game in a design role
  • 1+ shipped F2P mobile title under your belt as a Senior Game Designer or similar
  • A deep knowledge and understanding of the mobile games market including trends and competition, casual or similar games particularly
  • Track record of design of deeply engaging mobile gaming player experiences
  • Leadership skills

Benefits:

  • Great annual leave policy (and what better in a location by the sea!)
  • Newest devices!
  • Fun perks that support happy healthy team members – gym, lunches, snacks etc.
  • Various development support courses, training etc.
  • Team fun (when allowed again) events, games etc. and MUCH MORE!

Application:

To be considered, please submit a copy ofyour latest CV in .doc or .docx to adrienne@big-planet.biz Ref 2195 today!

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency who values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race,religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Big Planet is a GDPR compliant agency.

Senior UI/UX Designer Mobile F2P, Spain Ref 2196

Leading mobile games studio based in the beautiful city of Barcelona, seeks a skilled UI / UX Designer to join their team.  Top international team with great successes! They’re looking for a skilled UI / UX blend mobile games professional to join them bringing together both UI and UX Design, working across some very exciting projects!

Exciting opportunity to join a professional and passionate team, who deliver amazing projects to their players across the globe.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Benchmark competition and share insights to apply to your game projects
  • Take ownership of UI asset production and integration
  • Research artistic styles for UI in line with game projects, and propose as needed
  • Bringing player needs from a design goal into simple flows
  • Ownership of UI implementation
  • Additional info available on application.

What are we looking for experience & skills:

  • Minimum of 3 years UI designer or UI artist experience, with at least 2 full release cycles of mobile f2p games
  • Must be proficient with Unity and Photoshop, preferably also with strong Adobe XD, Protopie / After Effects or similar
  • Good knowledge and if experience, even better of UX research and a keen interest in a superbly blended role
  • Must be well organised, strong team player who takes accountability
  • Must have excellent verbal and written skills,in English

Benefits:

  • Great annual leave policy (and what better in a location by the sea!)
  • Newest devices!
  • Fun perks that support happy healthy team members – gym, lunches, snacks etc.
  • Various development support courses, training etc.
  • Team fun (when allowed again) events, games etc. and MUCH MORE!

Application:

To be considered, please submit a copy of your latest CVin .doc or .docx, complete with your updated portfolio links to adrienne@big-planet.biz  Ref 2196 today!

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency who value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color,national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  Big Planet is a GDPR compliant agency.


Lead Level Designer AAA Unreal studio SW, UK Ref 2192

Great opportunity has opened up for an experienced Lead Level Designer to join a lovely AAA studio in a beautiful location SW of England, on the coastline and just perfect for that work-life balance most desire!

This team is looking for a natural leader who is a strong manager,mentor and coach; combined with solid track record and experience in level design and unreal engine; to lead their level design team. Working across 2 projects(fps).

What you’ll be doing:

  • Manage, coach and develop the level design team
  • Key person for design issues and communication to the level designers
  • Improve processes, prototype new tools, example levels and workflows for the department
  • Mentor junior level designers
  • Translate game vision into level design
  • Identify and manage risks within the schedule with production
  • Scripting / Programming in the game engines code language
  • Create new tools using the game engines code language
  • Create designs proposals, implement designs in the game engine, using tools provided by the engine.
  • Create content in the engine using given tools and 3D objects.
  • Test and correct designs
  • Write documentation related to the designs

What we’re looking for in our ideal candidate:

  • Minimum of 4 years working experience as a level designer, with no less than one shipped PC/Console title in a senior level designer role
  • Minimum 3 years Unreal Engine 4 experience or similar as well as advanced understanding of developer tools and software
  • Must have solid level editing tools and node-based visual script logic
  • Must have proven experience managing a level design team in at least a senior level design role
  • Must have a positive attitude, exceptional people and management skills as well as strong communication and organisational skills
  • Analytical thinker and strong problem solver
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple priorities

Benefits

  • Private family medical care
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Supportive team, offering flexibility around core hours
  • Great work-life balance and supportive team
  • Lovely location

Application 

Please e-mail your CV toadrienne@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2192.

We are an equal opps company,value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.


Senior Producer AAA Unreal studio SW, UK Ref 2191

Fantastic opportunity for skilled Producer with single-player AAA studio experience to join a talented and creative team, based in a beautiful SW England coastline location offering a fantastic work-life balance and work on one of their game titles! Join a creative and ambitious team developing and deliver world-class game experiences for their players. This role will cover from current development to delivery and post-release managing deliverables within budget and on time.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Managing schedules and workloads, as well as risk management
  • Tracking any overestimate work, reassessing scope as sprints proceed
  • Interdisciplinary point of contact for communication.
  • Run, manage and track development Project Management.
  • Manage and identify staffing requirements
  • Research and competitive analysis to inform and improve pipeline and process
  • Organize and manage development tracking and report project progress to a wide range of audiences
  • Subcontractor interaction, forecast planning and tracking.

What we’re looking for in our ideal candidate:

  • Minimum of 1 shipped title experience, as Producer with PC or Console platforms and a strong preference for single-player game experience
  • Must have strong experience with software development practices
  • A great team player, who is motivating with a positive nature and influence, and who works well with a diverse team
  • Strong JIRA or similar experience
  • Excellent MSOffice; Excel and Word in particular
  • Great track record of managing successful teams
  • Must have exceptional organizational skills
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Would be great if you have an understanding of Unreal Engine and production experience on multiplayer FPS titles

Benefits

  • Private family medical care
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Supportive team, offering flexibility around core hours
  • Great work-life balance and supportive team
  • Lovely location

Application Please e-mail your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2191.

Weare an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.


Lead QA Tester VR Studio Netherlands Ref 2187

We’re working with a fantastic VR studio team who is looking for an experienced game tester to fill their hands-on Lead QA Tester role. Would also suit an experienced QA tester looking for the next step in their career,to lead a small QA team.

This role covers the full test work across projects in their studio. Running test cases, setting up test plans, managing QA tests as needed,working with the development teams, writing test documentation and reporting, manage and track bugs etc.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Conduct usability, functionality, performance,load and qualitative tests
  • Create general and specific test cases and plans,ensuring exceptional levels of testing of all game features
  • Identify, chase and assist resolution of critical issues in the build
  •  Monitor the JIRA bug tracking database
  • QA clearance of builds for milestone delivery
  • Identify and manage issues, risks and concerns as well as possible improvements of QA processes as needed

Experience & skills this team is looking for:

  • Minimum of 5+ Years QA testing experience in the gaming industry
  • Must have a solid understanding of gaming mechanics, working with bug tracking databases and game-play design
  • Strong bug & building status reporting skills as well as experience creating test documentation a must!
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • If you’ve had experience supervising a QA team that would be a bonus!
  • Good unreal engine 4 or Unity would be great, as well as working on multiple platforms – VR would be the ideal
  • You’re a problem solver and analytical thinker,who is detail orientated and can manage multiple priorities and deadlines.

Sound like you? Then we want to hear from you!

Benefits

Great work-life balance and no crunch. Lovely inclusive studio who values their staff, offering great training, competitive salaries,great benefits, super fun team meets and access to amazing VR equipment!

Application

If interested to hear more & apply, send your CV toadrienne@big-planet.biz today quoting reference 2187.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Producer AAA Studio UK Midlands Ref 2182

Calling aspiring Associate Producers looking for their “Next” career move, we have a AAA studio who are looking to fill a Producer role and an opportunity to join their team of winners!

Great team who offers future training and support and a superb team culture!

This role works closely with developers, managing and ensuring the game project is on track by monitoring risks, costs and any issues. Topteam, great

What this team is ideally looking for?

  • Must have current game industry experience in a production role
  • Degree qualified with strong knowledge of MSOffice Suite (Word, Excel, Project)
  • Good levels of experience in different PMsoftware (e.g Jira, Hansoft, Trello)
  • Ability to work unsupervised to complete tasks assigned to you.
  • Excellent project management and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good presentation skills

Benefits

Opportunity to work with a top team, flexible working hours,great work-life balance, training, subsided lunches, free snacks & great coffee! An awesome team culture and opportunity to work with some of the industry’s best!

Applications

If this sounds like your dream job and next move, then send your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz today quoting reference 2182.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Producer AAA Studio UK Midlands Ref 2181

Leading UK studio in the Midlands seeks a Producer to join their team and come work with them on their AAA titles. Come and join this team and work with them to drive levels of excellence working closely with their development team! Strong PM skills sought.

What you’ll be doing :

  • Working with the development team, organising deliverables
  • Daily liaison with developers, ensuring project is on track
  • Managing and reporting progress, risks, budgets etc. to the Executive Producer
  • Working with developers resolving challenges
  • Working with and collaborating with brand, senior management and relevant stakeholders to maximize the game project items such as time and cost constraints and game quality
  • Review and sign-off milestones
  • Progress review management and accountability for product status
  • Promotion of the game – demos, presentations as needed
  • Plan for timeous delivery of marketing assets

What our client is looking for in their ideal candidate:

  • Must have full game development lifecycle management pre-production to release of no less than 2 titles
  • Current working experience working with a development team in an internal production function
  • Experience with PM software e.g. Jira, Trello,Hansoft and excellent MSOffice suite
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Passionate about working with a high performance team working on a high-performance game

Benefits

Opportunity to work with a top team, flexible working hours, great work-life balance, training, great team culture and opportunity to work with some of the industry’s best!

Applications

If this sounds like your dream job and next move, then please send your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz today quoting reference 2181.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Producer AAA Racing Games UK Midlands Ref 1623

Leading UK studio in the Midlands has a superb opportunity for a Producer to join their team and come work with them on their AAA titles. Looking for a new challenge and opportunity to work within a top and supportive team, who deliver some of the industry’s best racing-games and working on their next unannounced AAA title, then listen further. This role calls for strong Jira and.data management skills matched with your passion for delivering excellence!

What you will have:

  • Must have current game industry experience in aproduction role
  • Degree qualified with strong knowledge of MSOffice Suite (Word, Excel, Project)
  • Good levels of experience in different PMsoftware (e.g Jira, Hansoft, Trello)
  • Ability to work unsupervised to complete tasksassigned to you.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good presentation skills

Benefits

Opportunity to work with a top team, flexible working hours, great work-life balance, training, great team culture and opportunity to work with some of the industry’s best!

Applications

If this sounds like your dream job and next move, then please send yourCV to adrienne@big-planet.biz today quoting reference 1623.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Producer AAA Studio North West UK Ref 1965

Top team looking for a Producer with excellent project management skills to join them on their next project – next generation consoles!

This role is well suited to an experienced Producer up for their next AAA challenge. Bring your proven production experience within the games industry and excellent communication skills to this award-winning team!

What will you be doing?

  • Managing full development lifecycle, pre-production to release
  • Management of internal production development
  • Project managing development disciplines

What we’re looking for?

  • Good current experience project managing multiple development disciplines as well as strong Agile PM techniques and understanding
  • Experience with PM Software such as Jira, Hansoft,Trello
  • Must have the ability to work well within a team and also take accountability to complete tasks unsupervised, too
  • Must have excellent presentation and communication skills

Benefits

In return, you’ll enjoy the opportunity to working with a winning team who are passionate and reward passion and success! Flexible working hours, great work-life balance, training, subsided lunches, free snacks& great coffee! An awesome team culture and opportunity to work with some of the industry’s best!

Applications

If this sounds like your dream job and your next move, then please send your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz today quoting reference 1965.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Senior Level Designer, France Ref 2183

We are working with a fantastic game studio based in the South of France, which is looking for a talented Senior Level Designer who is passionate about ARPG to join their team!  

What will you be doing?

  • Create levels and missions beginning to end
  • Ensure playability of environments working with the level artists 
  • Working closely with game designers ensuring balance of contents 
  • Design contents and systems for any future content, ensuring creative direction  

Who you are?

•  You’ll have a minimum of 3 years experience in the gaming industry and have worked on at least 1 or more AA or AAA games
•  Must have excellent knowledge of ARPG
•  Comfortable with XML language and scripting.
•  Good English communication skills
•  A good team player
•  Solutions focused and have excellent critical thinking skills.
•  Basic knowledge of storytelling and architecture.  

Benefits This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful game studio and work in a beautiful city in the South of France. This studio offers a great work-life balance, a competitive salary, and a collaborative working environment.

Application Please e-mail your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2183.  

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Lead Game Designer, Remote or France Ref 2178

We are working with a fantastic game studio based in the south of France who is looking for a talented Lead Game Designer to join their team and work on their hit action RPG title for PC.

The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to apply their passion and knowledge for the action RPG genre and develop their skills in a collaborative environment. This role is offered fully remote or onsite with relocation to France.

Who you are:

  • 7+ years in the games industry
  • 2+ years as a Lead Designer
  • 1+ accredited released title as a Lead Designerunder your belt including full development lifecycle on an RPG or Action RPG title
  • Experience with multiplayer games
  • XML edition
  • Microsoft Excel
  • CryEngine a bonus
  • Scripting knowledge a plus
  • English

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful game studio and work in a beautiful city in the South of France. This studio offers a great work-life balance, a competitive salary and a collaborative working environment.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2178.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

C++ Graphics Developer Games Cheshire, England Ref 958

We have a great AAA studio client based in Cheshire who has several exciting but unannounced projects that we are working on and are seeking a C++ graphics programmer to join the team!

Within this role you will:



  • Design and implement new graphical features and effects 

  • Collaborate with other internal departments (Art, Design, Audio, QA, etc...)

  • Debug complex rendering problems

  • Profile and optimise game engine rendering performance

  • Improve and extend existing rendering features as needed

  • Provide support to the art content and technical art teams



  • We need you to have:



    • An education of Bachelor's degree level within a relevant field or equivalent training and professional experience

    • Predominantly worked in a graphics role during your career or show a strong skill set in this area

    • 2+ years of experience working in games in a similar role

    • Extremely strong C++ and shader programming skills

    • Strong communication skills

    • Experience developing on consoles, including detailed knowledge of current generation consoles (PS4, Xbox One)

    • Shown an in depth knowledge of current generation GPUs and rendering technologies (DX12, Gnm)

    • A good understanding of memory management, multi-threading and optimisation

    • The ability to learn, test, debug and extend existing engine code

    • Worked in a graphics programming role for at least one shipped title 



    • You would have an advantage if also you have:



      • Experience with a range of middleware

      • Knowledge of 2D/3D art packages



      • Benefits:



        • Group Life Assurance Policy

        • Cycle to Work Scheme

        • Flexi Time

        • Childcare Vouchers



        • Is this the role for you? Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz  quoting reference 958.

          We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate.

          We are a GDPR compliant company.

QA Analysts AAA Game Studio Dev Team NW, UK Ref 2072

We are working with a top-tier AAA game studio team based in the NW of the UK, who are looking for a QA Analyst to join their development team. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team in their impressive and scenic studio setting and develop your skills in an AAA environment on this large-scale title!

Based NW, UK

What will you be doing?

  • Manual and automated test results
  • Validate, test prototypes,game components, feature, systems and assets.
  • Attending project reviews
  • Daily scrum meetings.
  • Assess user stories and design specs prior to development.
  • Monitor continuous integration and game telemetry output.
  • Defect reproduction steps, root cause analysis and defect prioritization guidance.

Skills & experience required:

  • Completed university degree or equivalent Computer Science / Game Design or Development
  • No less than 3 years current relevant gaming QA experience.
  • ISTQB Certified Tester is preferred.
  • Good current working knowledge of software testing concepts and development process as well as a strong technical understanding of the game software space, an added advantage.
  • Sound knowledge of issue and test management systems: JIRA, Confluence TestRail etc.
  • Must have exceptional written and verbal communications skills.
  • Analytical, logical and methodical approach to tasks.

Benefits

We offer a great working environment and believe in promotion from within. 

How to apply

Please send your CV ideally in Word format to adrienne@big-planet.biz quoting job reference number 2072.

We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency, value diversity and don't discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.


UA Manager – F2P Games Europe – Remote opportunity Ref 2168

We are looking for a UA Manager to join our start-up studio and mobile free-to-play projects.  Our ideal candidate will have no less than 5 years current relevant UA campaign management experience and a passion for working with teams to achieve their target strategies!  This role is offered remote or with full relocation to Malta.

What will you be doing?

· Managing UA campaigns for games or apps

· Set up, run and manage UA campaigns across relevant target networks

· Working with the team to help achieve target marketability metrics

· Work closely with the game creators you will refine the UA creatives to achieve best in class cost, conversion and traffic quality performance.

Why work for us?

Are you interested in joining a funded start-up on the ground floor and creating a World-class studio that aims to deliver pioneering game experiences that can be played by 10s of millions of players?  Are you interested in being part of a dynamic, fun loving, World-class, remote first team?

They don’t only offer you the chance to work with great people to create great games but also offer competitive salary, generous employee options, flexible working hours, bi-annual workations in exotic places and private health care. 

How to apply

People are their greatest asset and so “fit” for them is extremely important. We therefore need to understand a bit about who you are and what drives you. So please impress us with a cover letter that tells us about you and your passions will help spark our interest in taking things further.

Please read the job description carefully and make sure you have the required experience to take on the role and then tell us why you are the right person for the job in a cover letter. We look forward to hearing from you. 

Please email your CV and cover letter to adrienne@big-planet.bizquoting ref 2168.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPRcompliant.


UI/UX Designer Remote opportunity F2P Games Industry Ref 2165

Our client is in the F2P games industry who is looking to appoint an experienced UI/UX Designer to join their team, offering a remote working  opportunity. 

Responsibilities:


  • Working closely with the teams, take ownership of all aspects of user flow, prioritization and organization of all user-side information of the game,

  • Researching and proposing UI art styles and preparing feature mock-ups


    • Play an active role in keeping up-to-date on trends and proposing continual improvements to existing flows


      • Ensure asset integration, management and optimization for all UI elements, collaborating across departments

      • Requirements:


        • Experienced UI/UX Designer within the games industry, with an impressive portfolio showcasing your skillset


          • Deep games knowledge from a background in mobile/casual/slot  gaming market 


            • Keen eye for aesthetics and art, with a focus on colour and composition in particular


              • Ability to distill abstract design goals into tangible user experiences and effective user flows, with proficiency in asset technical implementation and UI construction 


                • Effective communication skill, whether it be visual, verbal or written -across all levels, able to thrive in a dynamic team in a fast-paced, iterative environment


                • To be considered, please forward your updated CV and latest URL portfolio to cvs@big-planet.biz Ref 2165.

                  We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency who value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
                  Big Planet is a GDPR compliant agency. 

Senior Designers Mobile F2P Europe – Remote opportunity Ref 2169

We are looking for Senior Designers – multiple roles exist! If new things excite you, then read further. Opportunity to join our client’s start-up studio and mobile free-to-play projects.  Our ideal candidate will have no less than 7 years current relevant free2play game design experience and a passion for designing more than magical experiences!

Bring your experience to clearly translate game direction into amazing designs, ensuring quality at first execution of a top-class player experience. Must have deep knowledge and experience of the f2p game space,systems, economies, players and their motivations to be a success in this role.Great opportunity to work with some of the industry’s best in this space, who will mentor you and the team to achieve top results!  This role is offered remote or with full relocation to Malta.

Why work for us?

Are you interested in joining a funded start-up on the ground floor and creating a World-class studio that aims to deliver pioneering game experiences that can be played by 10s of millions of players?  Are you interested in being part of a dynamic, fun-loving, World-class, remote first team?

They don’t only offer you the chance to work with great people to create great games but also offer competitive salary, generous employee options, flexible working hours, bi-annual workations in exotic places and private health care. 

How to apply

People are their greatest asset and so “fit” for them is extremely important. We therefore need to understand a bit about who you are and what drives you. So please impress us with a cover letter that tells us about you and your passions will help spark our interest in taking things further.

Please read the job description carefully and make sure you have the required experience to take on the role and then tell us why you are the right person for the job in a cover letter. We look forward to hearing from you. 

Please email your CV and cover letter to adrienne@big-planet.bizquoting ref 2169.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPRcompliant.


Lead Designer Mobile F2P Europe – Remote opportunity Ref 2167

Our client seeks a Lead Designer who is passionate and loves all the aspects of the free2play game design space. Top profile with deep understanding of core gameplay meta systems and mechanics sought Impress us with your experience working with at least 1 top 500 grossing F2P mobile game title; and must have worked on games from prototype – scale-up and live ops. Must have deep market knowledge of the US mobile market, popular culture and have the knowledge on how to design games for the US player’s market. 

If you’re passionate about what you do, have the professionalism to inspire a multi-disciplinary team, and want to join a world-class team who are on a mission to make magical and memorable games, then we want to hear from you!

This role is offered remote or with full relocation to Malta.

Why work for us?

Are you interested in joining a funded start-up on the ground floor and creating a World-class studio that aims to deliver pioneering game experiences that can be played by 10s of millions of players?  Are you interested in being part of a dynamic, fun-loving, World-class, remote first team?

They don’t only offer you the chance to work with great people to create great games but also offer competitive salary, generous employee options, flexible working hours, bi-annual workations in exotic places and private health care. 

How to apply

People are their greatest asset and so “fit” for them is extremely important. We therefore need to understand a bit about who you are and what drives you. So please impress us with a cover letter that tells us about you and your passions will help spark our interest in taking things further.

Please read the job description carefully and make sure you have the required experience to take on the role and then tell us why you are the right person for the job in a cover letter. We look forward to hearing from you. 

Please email your CV and cover letter to adrienne@big-planet.bizquoting ref 2167.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPRcompliant.



Game Designer - Mobile Studio - Midlands UK Ref 731

Our client is a veteran of development, having launched over 100 million game downloads, with several occupying #1 spots on the App Store, Google Play and Amazon Appstore. With new plans for expansion on their mind, they now seek a forward-thinking Game Designer to join their Midlands UK studio's talent.

Responsibilities:

· Take ownership of the prototyping working with the Creative Director to define the overall vision and specific feature requirements

· Compile clear and concise design documents that drive gameplay pacing, first user experience and the difficulty ramp of mobile games

· Research, analyse and improve upon features and games, keeping up with trends and user preferences

· Become the point of call on all aspects of implementation with social and mobile mechanics

Requirements:

· Game Design experience within the games industry, ideally with at least one Mobile or Free to Play studio

· Experience in transferring gameplay and user data into improvements on engagement

· Creative thinker, able to come up with ideas that tackle a problem in a simple, elegant way and put the player first

· Effective communicator, conveying ideas in verbal, written and visual form, experienced in presenting concepts and ideas

To be considered, please submit a copy of your latest CV in.doc or .docx, complete with portfolio links to adrienne@big-planet.biz.Ref.731 today.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency who value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color,national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteranstatus, or disability status.

Big Planet is a GDPR compliant agency.


CRM Manager Games F2P Studio - Germany Ref 2161

Leading cross-platform developer and publisher of F2P multiplayer games seeks a CRM Manager to join their dynamic and successful Marketing team! Focus on their growth strategy by building, managing and executing campaigns and programs to develop user relationships across platforms. Working closely with internal stakeholders such as analytics, art, content and product management to successfully achieve the growth strategy together!

What you will be doing?


  • Strategic view across our mobile-app games to leverage and implement a global mobile CRM strategy.

  • Manage mobile-app games, optimizing the CRM lifecycle flow across channels - push, IAM, inbox.

  • Plan, build, measure, and optimize Live-Ops campaigns, with an analytical view on monetization.

  • Embrace growth model processes and continuously A/B test with a focus on conversion and retention.

  • Responsible for the analysis, monitoring, and reporting of your campaigns.

  • Ensure optimal performance of our CRM tool

  • Who we are looking for?

    • Minimum of a completed university degree Marketing / Communications / Business Admin or similar.

    • No less than 3-5 years relevant work experience in CRM with a focus on mobile (mobile push and in-app).

    • Data driven, customer centric in new analysis development, to convert into business through campaign optimizations.

    • Good knowledge of CRM ecosystems and the related tech stack.

    • Ability to problem-solve, drive projects to completion and work collaboratively across teams.

    • Must have good comfort with an English-speaking work environment.

    • Benefits: Great working environment and team culture. Friendly, fun, international team with flexible working hours, strong on personal development and supportive of creativity!

      To find out more, apply by emailing your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz & quoting reference 2161

      We are an equal opportunity company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant. 

Gaming Compliance Officer Baltic Region Ref 2158

Leading gaming operator seeks a Compliance Officer to join their team! Global team, with lovely culture. Ideal candidate will work within their compliance team working across all areas of their business technology through to business support, ensuring compliance adherence. Ideally candidate will have a strong compliance technology background or a high-level understanding of gambling software. You will need to have a track record of experience interpreting and applying gambling regulation, data protection, information security etc. on gambling software products. You will work with the Compliance Manager and the team within jurisdictions where the team is licenced. Must be available for occasional travel.
Role suits a well organised, self-starter!

What you will be doing?


  • Oversight and assurance of compliance to technical requirements.

  • Providing advice on interpretation of technical requirements.

  • Ensuring our products are technically compliant.

  • Managing compliance related events and incidents.

  • Working with external labs to complete certification requirements

  • Manage / assist with regulatory notifications and submissions.

  • Assess product compliance, operational risks, and scheduling of compliance tasks.

  • Undertake assessments of the effectiveness of the controls the business has in place.

  • Reviews and audits to test existing compliance efforts are fit for purpose.

  • Analyse action points raised in internal as well as external audits.

  • Review and update internal policies and operational procedures as required.


  • What are we looking for?


    • Compliance technology experience in the gaming industry strongly preferred.

    • Good understanding of software development, change management and incident management processes.

    • At least a 3rd level qualification in compliance, auditing or a related subject such as CISA (Certified Information System Auditor certification)

    • Good proactive attitude, willing to learn and builds good working relationships.

    • Well organised, and able to work well on your own, managing a variety of information and deliverables.

    • Must have the ability to learn new technology quickly, in order to quickly grasp good levels on product functionalities.

    • Self-motivate and able to proactively identify any compliance gaps and act on it with minimal supervision.


    • Benefits

      This studio offers great social events, a forever full beer fridge, state of the art studio as well as an annual bonus and much more!

      Application

      Please e-mail your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2158

      We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Gaming Compliance Officer London Ref 2159

Leading gaming operator seeks a Compliance Officer to join their team! Global team, with lovely culture. Ideal candidate will work within their compliance team working across all areas of their business technology through to business support, ensuring compliance adherence. Ideally candidate will have a strong compliance technology background or a high-level understanding of gambling software. You will need to have a track record of experience interpreting and applying gambling regulation, data protection, information security etc. on gambling software products. You will work with the Compliance Manager and the team within jurisdictions where the team is licenced. Must be available for occasional travel.
Role suits a well organised, self-starter!

What you will be doing?


  • Oversight and assurance of compliance to technical requirements.

  • Providing advice on interpretation of technical requirements.

  • Ensuring our products are technically compliant.

  • Managing compliance related events and incidents.

  • Working with external labs to complete certification requirements

  • Manage / assist with regulatory notifications and submissions.

  • Assess product compliance, operational risks, and scheduling of compliance tasks.

  • Undertake assessments of the effectiveness of the controls the business has in place.

  • Reviews and audits to test existing compliance efforts are fit for purpose.

  • Analyse action points raised in internal as well as external audits.

  • Review and update internal policies and operational procedures as required.


  • What are we looking for?


    • Compliance technology experience in the gaming industry strongly preferred.

    • Good understanding of software development, change management and incident management processes.

    • At least a 3rd level qualification in compliance, auditing or a related subject such as CISA (Certified Information System Auditor certification)

    • Good proactive attitude, willing to learn and builds good working relationships.

    • Well organised, and able to work well on your own, managing a variety of information and deliverables.

    • Must have the ability to learn new technology quickly, in order to quickly grasp good levels on product functionalities.

    • Self-motivate and able to proactively identify any compliance gaps and act on it with minimal supervision.


    • Benefits

      This studio offers great social events, a forever full beer fridge, state of the art studio as well as an annual bonus and much more!

      To Apply

      Please e-mail your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2159

      We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Associate Producer Gaming – Major AAA Studio – Midlands Ref 2154

Our clientis a major publisher owned AAA games studio making the latest sequel of aworld-famous videogames RPG franchise. We are looking for an Associate Producer,interacting with all disciplines, ensuring delivery using modern development methodologies. Must have a proven track record as a Producer with theunderstanding of art, design and technical fundamentals.

Exceptionalteam looking for an exceptional candidate to fill this role!

Skillssought:

· ExperiencedAssociate Producer with strong project management skills and project managementsoftware experience

· Exceptionalverbal and written communication skills

· Goodunderstanding of game design, art and technical fundamentals, incl. Consoleplatform considerations

· Musthave previous experience, managing projects, risk and deliverables

· Idealcandidate will be self-driven, with a keen eye for detail and passion for thegaming industry!

Superb andchallenging opportunity to join a major player and team of experienced andcollaborative gaming professionals in a top games studio, creating world-famousgames!

To find outmore, apply by emailing your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz & quotingreference 2154

We are anequal opportunity company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPRcompliant.


Producer Mobile f2p Games – England – Ref 770

An experienced mobile producer is needed to make this hit mobile game run on time and on budget!

Great working environment, established & creative team!

What you'll be doing:

* Full lifecycle project management, developing processes and determining the programme

* Budget responsibility

*Delivering milestones on time

* Ensure quality if the product is up to and exceeds our fine tradition of high standards

* Appraisal and reporting duties

Skills sought

* Proven project management experience

* Excellent written and verbal communications

* 3 mobile released titles in a Producer role including understanding working with external and third party teams

* CertifiedPM methods e.g. Scrum

* Working with multidisciplinary teams including artists and programmers

Benefits

We offer a competitive salary, a great working environment!

To apply

Send your cv to adrienne@big-planet.biz Reference 770

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Economy Designer Mobile Games F2P Studio Germany Ref 2012

We are working with a leading cross-platform developer and publisher of F2P multiplayer games. We seek an experienced Game Economy / Monetisation Designer to join our client's dynamic and successful team in a Key role. As Game Economy Designer you will help design and enhance the player experience, encouraging players to invest in the game. Creating fun, engaging and outstanding player experiences is paramount.

Your tasks include:

· Design and map out the game progression from systems and monetisation’s perspective

· Maximise monetisation and user retention

· Take responsibility for the quality of the game systems

· Working closely with game designers

· Recommend rewards and game features

· Design Docs

· Use statistics to analyse player behaviour, user retention... to make recommendations in-game

Who are you?

· 3+ years of professional experience in games design, balancing and monetisation strategies for F2P Games

· Experience with F2P game system design,balancing, pacing, monetisation and economy design...

· University degree in economics, mathematics or similar

· Able to formulate ratios and indexes specific to each game

· Detailed knowledge of Social game industry, free to play and mobile platforms

· Good communicator and great organisational skills

· Fluent English, knowledge of German is an advantage

Benefits

Flexible working hours, engaging tasks, personal development with a friendly international team.

To Apply

Please email me your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2012.


Level Designer AAA RPG Game Midlands UK Ref 1675

Our client, an AAA studio is working on their pillar franchise RPG title and are now looking for a level designer who is adept at building levels, missions, stages and locales using level editors and tools. Through the use of mechanics and characters, you will be working with designers of multiple disciplines to build beautiful and be engaging open-world environments as well as Implementing level designs.

Top Studio, Top Team!

Who you are?

· Previous experience as a Level Designer

· 1+ released title

· 3D software package/level design tool experience

· Appreciation of key level design concepts

· Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

This studio offers a competitive salary, private healthcare, a bonus scheme and free breakfast. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world-famous team and work on a hugely exciting title!

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to adrienne@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1675.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.


Level Designer PC Games South Germany Ref 1577

We are working with a PC and console studio based in the South of Germany who is looking for a Level Designer to work on their exciting new projects. You will be responsible for all areas of level creation.

What will you be doing?



  • Macro and micro level design drafts

  • Using Unreal Engine 4 and blueprint system to design and prototype aspects of the world in-game, including enemy encounters and quests

  • Ensuring level design adheres to the gameplay and narrative of the project

  • Play-testing and feedback



  • Who you are



    • 2+ years in the games industry as a Level Designer

    • 3D engine game editors

    • Open world game experience

    • May layout creation

    • Interpersonal and communication skills

    • Released game titles as a Level Designer a bonus

    • Unreal Engine 4 and blueprint system a bonus



    • Benefits



      • Good work-life balance

      • Flexible hours

      • Collaborative work environment



      • Application

        Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1577.

        We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Mission Designer Games Southern Germany Ref 1837

This console studio based in Southern Germany is looking for a Mission Designer to join their talented and successful team and work on their latest games.

What will you be doing?



  • Creating quest and open world gameplay using UE4 and Blueprints



    • Prototyping, iterating on and polishing the in-game part of the open world including missions, enemy encounters...

    • Developing pipelines

    • All relevant documentation

    • Design missions from concept to completion & debug via playtesting



    • Who you are



      • 2+ years as a Mission/Level Designer

      • 1+ released console title from full development cycle

      • Use of game editors

      • Key quest and open world gameplay design concepts

      • Interpersonal and written communication skills

      • Problem-solving skills



      • Benefits

        This studio offers a competitive salary, long holidays, flexible working hours and great work-life balance.

        Do you think this role is for you?Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1837.

        We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate.

        We are a GDPR compliant company.

C++ Technical Director Games Studio SE England Ref 2050

We are working with a leading game studio based in the South East England who is looking for a C++ Technical Director to join their team and work on a diverse range of projects.

What will you be doing?



  • Maintaining and developing new as well as existing projects

  • Code reviews

  • Taking responsibility for systems and features

  • Managing project proposals

  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team to ensure quality and deadlines are met

  • Mentoring junior members of the team

  • Leading client communications



  • Who you are



    • 8+ years as a Lead Programmer/Technical Director - so you will have experience in a management role

    • Strong C/C++

    • Object-oriented development

    • Unreal

    • Code and data repositories e.g. Perforce...

    • Rendering technology experience e.g. DirectX, OpenGL...a bonus

    • Rendering technology development experience e.g. shadowing, reflections, depth of field...a bonus

    • This role is open to UK residents and people able to work in the UK without sponsorship. 

      Benefits

      This studio offers a competitive salary, good work-life balance, a great holiday allowance and much more.

      Application

      Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2050.

      We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Senior Technical Artist - AAA Games Studio, Remote Contract Ref 1938

We have a new remote contract role at a AAA UK games studio. Immediate start (if possible), rates negotiable.

Skills required...



  • Skilled with UE4 / Blueprints

  • Good generalist tech art and animation skills such as shaders, optimisation, rigging, lighting etc

  • Scripting skills e.g python, C++, max script etc

  • Art packages such as Maya/ 3DSMax / photoshop

  • Houdini a big plus

  • 4 years + experience

  • AAA console or PC games experience.



  • Please email CV and showreel / portfolio to ash@big-planet.biz if interested.

    We are an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPR compliant.

French speaking Mission Designer Games France Ref 1602

We are working with an indie game studio based in France who is looking for a Mission Designer to join their team and work on an exciting new simulation IP. This is a unique opportunity to join an excellent studio and develop your skills whilst working in a dynamic team on an ambitious project.
What will you be doing?
  • Design documentation
  • Documentation for the team
  • Prepare for potential Design related issues
  • Reporting documents
  • Designing production tools for various game modes
Who you are
  • 2+ years in a similar position
  • Appreciation of simulations
  • Analytical and teamwork skills
  • French speaking 
Benefits
We value our staff and believe in a great work life balance, good relocation package, competitive salaries, health insurance, meal vouchers...
Application
Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1602.
We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

QA Tester - Gaming - Baltic States Ref 2129

This is a well-established gaming studio with a European office in Estonia with a series of hit casino game titles. They are looking for a  QA test analyst for exciting upcoming projects, are you looking to advance your career in the gaming industry?  

In this role you will;



  • Plan, test and identify issues within games for a variety of projects and different platforms

  • Communicate and keep the team informed with detailed reports, issues and tests in the bug tracking system

  • Organise and coordinate testing sessions



  • What will you do?



    • 3+ years + experience working in a testing environment

    • Experience and ability to work effectively in detailed testing

    • Gambling industry experience

    • Able to keep track of bugs and the varied processes involved

    • Experience and ability to work effectively in a team with changing priorities

    • Integration and End to End testing across platforms

    • Make test plans, run regression tests for front end and manual testing for front and back end

    • Bug tracking and identifying gaps in test coverage



    • Pluses:



      • Knowledge of specific terminology based in testing and database experience

      • Any knowledge of testing practices in automatization or additional language skills

      • JIRA, GitHub, TestRail 

      • Test automation with BDD tools



      • Benefits;



        • Good work-life balance

        • Flexible hours

        • Collaborative work environment



        • Please send your CV as a word document referencing to bonnie@big-planet.biz quotingn reference 2129 to apply!

          We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency, value diversity and don't discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Principal Gameplay Designer - AAA Studio - UK Ref 2119

We are working with a world-famous award-winning AAA game studio based in the UK who are seeking an exceptional Senior/Principal Gameplay Designer to join their team and work on their highly-anticipated AAA RPG title.This is a fantastic opportunity to join this collaborative team and work on a unique once-in-a-lifetime project, while driving forward the character-driven gameplay systems.

Who you are


  • 5+ years in the games industry in a design role

  • Analytical mind that can proactively breakdown target experiences into world class features aligned with the studio vision

  • Ability to prioritise work and identify and manage workload both for yourself and for your project teams

  • Interpersonal and communication skills

  • Full lifecycle design experience with one published console title 

  • Combat design experience a plus 




  • Benefits

    We offer a great work-life balance, excellent bonus scheme and some of the best salaries in the industry. 

    Application

    Please e-mail your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2119.

    We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Product Director AAA Game Studio South UK Ref 1939

We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the South of England who are seeking an exceptional Product Director to join their diverse and collaborative team. You will be given the opportunity to become an integral part of the studio's production team, taking ownership of the product vision and helping to create unique AAA multiplayer experiences. Your deep understanding of the market, players, game design and engagement/monetization mechanics is vital to this role. We are looking for veteran status with multiple AAA titles shipped. Some one with ability to spearhead and i.e. present a Game at Gamescom and sell a vision.

What will you be doing?

  • Seeing the project through concept to completion
  • Managing and developing the content roadmap
  • Overseeing the strategy and business model
  • Implementing engaging features and content
  • Constantly addressing key metric needs and targets
  • Measuring product performance using critical metrics


Who you are

  • 4+ years' experience in a production role in the games industry
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Agile development
  • Able to gather and communicate performance data
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills


Benefits

  • Private family medical care
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Minimal crunch
  • Great work life balance
  • Near London location


If this the job for you please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1939.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity.
We do not discriminate.

We are a GDPR compliant company.

Principle Quest Designer Role - AAA Games Studio UK ref 2088

Weare working with a leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who islooking for a Principle Quest Designer to join their team and work on theirexciting new RPG project. 

Whatwill you be doing?

· Building quest and open-worldgameplay using scripting and proprietary tools

· Creating high quality designdocumentation

· Planning necessary assets e.g.locations, characters, dialogue...and integrating them into the game

· Working in a multi-disciplinaryteam

· Mentoring junior staff members



Whoyou are

· 5+ years' experience and 1+released title in the AAA games industry as a senior quest or gameplay designer

· Scripting e.g. C#, JavaScript...

· Appreciation of open-worldgameplay design concepts

· Interpersonal and communicationskills


Benefits

We offer a great work-life balance, excellent bonus scheme and some of the bestsalaries in the industry. 

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2088.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We areGDPR compliant.


Senior Mobile Game Designer Game Studio Spain ref 2074

This top F2P mobile games studio based in Barcelona is looking for a Senior Game Designer to work on their pillar titles.

What will you do?

· Liaising with programmers regarding projectspecifications

· features, mock-ups, UX, gameplay, economy,balancing and systems design…

· Coordinating with the live-ops team.

· Research and enact new tech and industry norms



What skills do you have?

· 4+ years proven track record designingmobile F2P games

· At least one full release cycle on a mobileF2P game as a Senior Game Designer in your portfolio

· Experience running and mentoring otherdesigners

· Excellent written and verbal English

· Experience with analysing KPIs and using metricsto improve the game balancing

· Deep understanding of free-to-play gamemechanics, monetization systems, and game economics

· Self-organized and self-motivated way of working

· Profound mathematical and analyticalunderstanding




To apply please email me your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2074.

Weare an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate.We are GDPR compliant.


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