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Design & Production Vacancies

Senior Product Marketing Manager- AAA Game Studio SE England ref 2049

We are working with a highly successful console games studio based in the South of England who is looking for a Product Marketing Manager to join their talented team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a studio who believes passionately in their mission to build appealing worlds and craft stunning and inspiring games, and is this role offers a great chance for career progression.

What will you be doing?

  • Communicating with both internal and external partners
  • Defining and implementing the studio's global market strategy
  • Product marketing campaigns e.g.launches, seasonal promotions, and DLCs
  • Ensuring promotional assets are top quality and in-line with the target audience
  • Tracking product Key Performance Indicators
  • Keeping track of competitor and consumer trends

Who you are

· 5+ years in a marketing managerrole

· Multiple PC/console titles underyour belt as product marketing manager

· Tracking product Key PerformanceIndicators incl. budgets

· Previous experience managingmarketing campaigns for successful video game titles

· Knowledge of publishingplatforms for both console and PC

· Leadership skills

· Excellent communication andpresentation skills



Benefits

This role is for UK residents, people with the rightto work in the UK and can be part remote in the UK i.e. working onsite 1-2 daysper week.
This is a great opportunity to have a significant impact on the future ofthis studio's games in a challenging but supportive environment. This studiooffers a fantastic work-life balance, a competitive salary and state-of-the-arttechnology.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quotingreference 2049.

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


Executive Producer UE4 AAA Studio South UK ref 2043

We are working with a successful console games studio and simulation studio based in the South of England who is looking for an Executive Producer to join their team and work on their simulation games.

This is a studio who believes passionately in their mission to build appealing worlds and craft stunning and inspiring games.


What will you be doing?


  • Taking ownership of the project throughout the development lifecycle

  • Setting and monitoring Key Performance Indicators

  •  Managing the budget and timeframe of the project incl. scheduling

  • Making sure all deadlines are met

  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team

  • Essential Keystaff hires 


Who you are


  • Previous experience as an Executive Producer including the development of multiple large budget titles for the console

  • Full lifecycle development experience including large console projects

  • Hansoft, Jira...

  • Excellent knowledge of KPI-driven development

  • Light-touch production systems

  • Interpersonal and communication skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Networking experience a bonus

Benefits


You will be given the opportunity to have a direct and significant impact on the future of this studio's games, work in a challenging yet supportive environment, have a great work-life balance, work with state of the art technology and be given a competitive salary and benefits.


Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2043.


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


Producer Indie Game Studio France Ref 1639

We are working with an indie game studio based in France who is looking for a Producer to join their team and work on their new simulation title. This is a fantastic opportunity to work on a unique project and develop your skills as a Producer.

What will you be doing?

  • Scheduling deadlines and milestones
  • Dividing tasks and priorities
  • Implementation of content at each deadline


Who you are

  • 5+ years in a similar role
  • Leadership skills
  • Excel
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • French speaking a bonus


BenefitsThis studio values their staff and believes 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 1639.

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

Senior Game Economy Designer-AAA Studio-Sweden ref 2040

We are workingwith an award-winning game studio based in Sweden who are looking for a SeniorGame Economy Designer to join their team.

What you willbe doing :

· 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



Who are you? 

· Several years of experience and a proven trackrecord in designing free-to-play games

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

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

· Experience as a game designer through thecomplete cycle with at least one successfully released title

· Excellent written and verbal communicationskills in English

· Self-organized and self-motivated way of working

· Profound mathematical and analyticalunderstanding



Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great studio and work on next genexperiences. This studio offers a diverse and comfortable working environment.

Application


Please email me your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quotingreference 2040

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

Senior Game Designer - AAA Studio Austria ref 2036

Our client has become a major independent player in console games. Developing both original IP and working in tandem with partners to reimagine existing successes. They have an opportunity for an imaginative and versatile Senior Designer to join their Austrian studio.

What you need to do:
• Create and update game design documents as well as plan and estimate designs
• Establish clear and structured documentation to the team
• Anticipate production problems related to Design
• Highlight the tools needed for the production in collaboration with the producer
• Prepare both internal and external reporting documents
• Work on ergonomics and functionality of menus
• Task management
• Design game features
• Produce user stories
• Balance game systems

Who you are
• Minimum of 4+ years' experience in the video games industry
• 5+ released games
• High knowledge of video games entertainment
• Technical and analytical skills
• Teamwork / Communication
• English
• C# scripting knowledge would be a plus
• love of role-playing and strategy games
• Game engine experience Unity, Unreal...
• SCRUM or other project methodology

If this opportunity is of interest apply by submitting your CV's to cvs@big-planet.biz today, quote reference 2036

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

External Producer - Console & PC– AAA Studio 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.

Associate Producer - Console & PC– AAA Studio ref 2022

We are working with an independent PC and console game studio based in Southern Germany. They are using Unreal engine for their high-quality MMO games across various genres. They are actively seeking to hire an Associate Producer for their studio to help manage one or more of their titles.

Responsibilities:· 


  • Take ownership of relevant areas of the project

  • Tracking schedules

  • Assist with the successful prioritization of task to meet goals

  • Actively participate in all development

  • Strong focus on production and management

  • Assisting with the coordination of internal and external teams

  What skills do you need to have?

  • 1+ year game experience in a similar role as an associate producer or project manager

  • Proactive project management skills, incl. task allocation, deadlines, scheduling, people mgmt, milestones, project tracking, problem-solving, documentation, communicating workflows, risk assessment, deliverables, prioritisation...

  • Agile/ Waterfall, Confluence, Kanban or other similar project methodologies

  • MS Office advanced knowledge

  • Experience with documentation/ communication workflows

  • Extremely strong problem solving and organizational skills

  • Excellent written and spoken English

  • The ability to work independently and a high degree of individual initiative and commitment
Benefits

Great work-life balance, a competitive salary, great holiday allowance, excellent relocation package.  

Application

Please email me your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2022.

Remote Senior/ Executive Producer - Console & PC– AAA Studio ref 2017

We are working with a next-gen console and PC studio, which develop shooter and action titles. They are actively seeking to hire an Executive Producer, for their studio. Either remote or located at one of their studios.

Please find the outline of the job spec’ below:

Responsibilities:· 


  • Manage two projects in parallel, working with both in-house and external development teams,

  • actively participate in all development

  • Strong focus on production and management

  • Oversee outsourcing partners

  • Organise the project team in all aspects

Requirements:· 


  • 4/5 years of experience as a Senior Producer, or EP

  • Experience in management of teams 50 people +

  • Extremely strong problem solving and organizational skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • The ability to work independently and a high degree of individual initiative and commitment


Benefits

This studio believes in work-life balance and promotion from within. They reward staff for their efforts with competitive salaries as well as relocation assistance, private medical, gym membership, balanced snacks, flexible working hours, company bonus scheme… 


Application 

Please email me your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2017.


    Lead Cinematics Designer – AAA Midlands UK ref 2016

    Our client is looking for a Lead Cinematic Designer to lead the creation of cinematic and cutscene content of a new AAA title. 


    Responsibilities

    · Design of scripted scenes to cinematics along side the design and animation teams

    · Drive the scene creation, editing and the cinematography of the game and cut scenes

    · Team mentoring  

    Requirements

    · At least 2 shipped titles with substantialcinematic cut scene content

    · Leadership skills

    · Experience in film language, scripting, 3Danimation, cinematic design and production

    · Agile methodology experience

    · Familiarity with Unity Engine  


    We Offer

    A permanent position in a growing studio partnered to amajor media content creator
    Clear career progression opportunities
    Offices in a games industry and cultural hub  

    Benefits

    This studio offers competitive salaries, bonus scheme andfull corporate benefits. World-famous games to work on too!

    Application

    To apply please submit your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2016


    Remote Senior Games Designer F2P Mobile ref 2009

    Weare working with an award-winning game studio based in the UK who are lookingfor a Senior Game Designer to join their team. This is a great opportunity tojoin an innovative studio and work from anywhere in the world as long as youcan demonstrate passion and a strong portfolio.

    Whatyou will be doing :

     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

     Whoare you?

    • Several years of experience and a proven track record in designing free-to-play games
    • Experience with analysing KPIs and using metrics to improve the game balancing
    • Deep understanding of free-to-play game mechanics, monetization systems, and game economics
    • Experience as a game designer through the complete cycle with at least one successfully released title
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
    • Self-organized and self-motivated way of working
    • Profound mathematical and analytical understanding

    Benefits

    Thiscompany offers a competitive salary, a state of the art office, generousholiday allowance and fully remote work.

    Application

    Pleaseemail me your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2009.


    Economy Designer Mobile Games - AAA Studio Germany ref 2012

    We are working with a leading cross-platform developer and publisher of F2P multiplayer games. We seek a proven Game Economy Designer to join our dynamic and successful team. 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.

    Yourtasks 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

     Whoare 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

    Flexibleworking hours, engaging tasks, personal development with a friendlyinternational team.


    Application

    Please email me your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference2012.


    F2P Producer Mobile Games - AAA Studio Germany ref 2007

    F2P Producer Mobile Games - AAA Studio Germany

    Our client is a leading developer and publisher of mobile and web-based games. We seek a proven Producer to join our dynamic and successful team. As Game Producer, you will help produce and grow our portfolio of mobile and social games. Actively shape and drive the vision for the business around our portfolio alongside our head of Product.

    Your tasks

    · Drive and implement the company vision around multiple game productions

    · Build and track the product roadmap including milestone plan, strategic objectives and priorities

    · Report and represent the production status, progress, risk and mitigations to key partners

    · Leverage your own skills and the teams to innovate, craft concepts, wireframes, and user flows to visualize ideas and build and drive product decisions

    · Deliver game products that are ready to be live produced and operated

    · Communicate product vision and priorities in a compelling and clear way to the teams, product managers...

    · Use game and business-critical metrics to make data-informed product decisions

    · Review and revise decisions and priorities to boost the success of products in close collaboration with the Head of Product


    Who are you?

    · 3+ years of professional experience in games production with F2P experience

    · Broad track record of producing and shipping game titles, preferably in a social/mobile environment

    · Experience in running production P&L and operating budgets for game productions and/or a studio

    · High real passion for phenomenal, user-centred product design and quality

    · Experienced with Agile/Scrum and the role of a Product Owner in rapid iteration and experimentation(build, measure, learn cycles)

    · Sharp creative and business sense with extraordinary communicative and interpersonal skills

    · Ability to work effectively under deadlines and in complex, dynamic production and business environments

    · Ability to help design and implement efficient production pipelines for use during and after release

    · Fluent English, knowledge of German is an advantage


    Application

    Please email me your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2007.


    Lead Game Designer AAA Games Studio North West UK Ref 2034

    We are working with a well-known game studios currently looking for a lead designer for our well-established racing franchise. We are a tight-knit team, capable of delivering world-class AAA games. You should have a solid track record of leading design teams on multiple concurrent high profile titles.

    What will you do?


    • Management and prioritisation of Senior Designers daily workload

    • The amalgamation of design concepts to match the game’s vision

    • All design documentation is suitable for intended audiences

    • Guiding the multidisciplinary team’s communication channels

    • Design scoping estimates

    • Ownership of the accuracy of both economy and balance modelling

    • Working closely with the development team

    • Successful implementation of all features

    • Line-management, guidance and mentoring of the wider design team

    • Collaboration with the Art Director to ensure the best-in-class user experience

    • Mentoring and training


    Who you are


    • 7+ years in Game Design
    • Multiple released titles
    • Previous experience leading a team
    • Interpersonal and communication skills
    • Experience working with racing/cars, professional or otherwise, a bonus
    Benefits

    This company offers a competitive salary, a state of the art office, generous holiday allowance, great bonus scheme, a collaborative working environment and great social events.

    Application

    Please email your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2034

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

    Lead Game Designer AAA Games Studio UK ref 2004

    We are a AAA studio based in London, England looking for a Lead Game Designer to work on our pillar franchise. We are a world leading Studio and this is a unique opportunity to work on a well-respected title and product. 

    What you will do:

    • Inspire and lead the game design team

    • Provide strong management

    • Allocate duties and follow the progress of the team on relevant deliverables

    • Communicate project objectives, strategies,information…

    • Supervise and be responsible for all designrelated documentation

    • Scheduling, milestones, able to givepresentations



    Who are you?

    • 7+ years games industry experience in gamedesign roles

    • A full development cycle in a senior designposition on at least one AAA title

    • Use standard project methodologies e.g. Agile,Scrum, JIRA…

    • Great time management skills and discipline

    Benefits

    We offer competitive salaries and benefits to the right candidate


    Application

    Please email your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference2004.

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


    External Producer AAA Studio Midlands UK ref 2003

    Our client is a well-established games development studio, currently developing their hit series AAA title. We require an experienced External Games Producer to join their team.

    What will you do? 


    • Driving Progress Milestones

    •  Maximize game quality.

    • Progress reporting to stakeholders.

    • Promote the game internally and externally.
    • Budget responsibility
    • Scheduling
    • 3+ years in a similar role in the games industry
    • Exec Producer support, filling in and partnering when required
    • Project methodologies like Agile, Scrum, Jira, Kanban, Trello

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


    We offer a competitive salary, a great working environment, hit household name AAA titles to work on and relocation expenses.

    Please submit your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz  quoting reference 2003   

    We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate. We are a GDPR compliant company.

    Lead Narrative Designer - AAA Studio London UK ref 1996

    I am working with a AAA studio based in the London Office on their latest award winning project. They are looking for a Lead Narrative Designer to join their talented and successful team with experience on current gen console. You will be accountable for the creation, development and implementation of the games narrative, setting, characters, story arc, emotional tone as directed by the project leadership. 

    What will you be doing? 

    • Creating the narrative, characterisations and settings for the game
    • Writing incl. concept, research and design documents, blog posts, presentations, internal & external update and marketing videos, in-game tooltips, text logs, audio logs, VO barks, scripted scenes, storyboards, cinematic scripts, motion capture and performance capture scenes
    • Expand situation concepts until you flesh out the content into a whole world
    • Communicate this vision to art and design teams and collaborate with them productively
    • Mentor and assist the narrative and game design teams
    • Maintain continuity and quality throughout the game’s development 

    Who you are

    • At least 7+ years relevant games industry experience.
    • Great communicator and inspired writer
    • Outstanding at creating worlds full of mystery and populating them imaginatively
    • Qualified to degree level or comparable
    • Familiarity with designing and executing dialogue with Articy
    • Understanding of Unity, UDK, CryEngine or equivalent 
    • RACI matrices and Risk Logs
    • SVN, Perforce, AlienBrain...
    • Casting and directing actors for voice over, camera, mocap/performance capture...
    • 3+ published AAA current gen titles in a similar role to be considered (full lifecycle experience) 
    Benefits
    This studio offers competitive salaries, bonus scheme and full corporate benefits. World famous games to work on too!

    Application
    To apply please submit your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1996

    We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate.   We are a GDPR compliant company.

    Senior Combat Designer - AAA Studio Midlands UK ref 1985

    This AAA studio based in the Midlands, UK is looking for a Combat Designer to join their talented and successful team. You will be working on great fighting scenes and be inspired to create and make each attack feel right. Your focus will be attaining the right balance between damage, animation, visual and sound effects and player perspective.

    What will you be doing?

    • Taking ownership of the design and implementation of combat features and encounters

    • Creating design documentation


    Who you are?

    • Full development cycle experience in a design role at a AAA studio on at least 1published console title

    • Able to be part of a team

    • Previous experience with the design of combat experiences

    •Problem-solving skills

    • Interpersonal and written communication skills

    • Passionate about games and the game industry

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


    Benefits
    This studio offers a competitive salary, private healthcare, a bonus scheme and free breakfast.

    Do you think this role is for you?

    Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1985

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

    Associate Lead Gameplay Designer - AAA Studio Midlands UK ref 1983

    This AAA studio based in the Midlands, UK is looking for an Associate Lead Gameplay Designer to help develop and lead their gameplay design team, working on their new RPG game.

    What will you be doing?

    • You will help establish, maintain, and evolve design processes
    • Stick to schedules and ensure delivery of gameplay design
    • Co-ordinate with fellow Leads to ensure smooth delivery of gameplay design

    Who you are

    • Full development cycle experience in a senior role at a AAA studio
    • At least 2+ year’s experience at Senior or Lead
    • Proven success working on systems such as locomotion, combat, camera and AI
    • Inspirational leadership skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    •  Problem-solving skills
    • Interpersonal and written communication skills
    • Passionate about games and the game industry

    Benefits

    This studio offers a competitive salary, private healthcare, a bonus scheme and free breakfast.

    Do you think this role is for you?

    Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1983.

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

    We are a GDPR compliant company.

    Technical Designer - AAA Studio Midlands UK ref 1982

    Are you a highly skilled Technical Designer? Do you have experience in the games industry? Are you interested in working with one of the world's leading AAA game studios?


    This AAA studio based in the Midlands, UK is looking for a Technical Designer to join their talented and successful team and work on their new RPG game.

    What will you be doing?

    · Building script architecture

    · Participating in pipeline development

    · Scripting technology direction

    Who you are

    · Full development cycle experience in a technical design role at a AAA studio

    · 2+ years in scripting, C#, Java script or similar

    · Scripting in C#/JavaScript or similar

    · Problem-solving skills

    · Interpersonal and written communication skills

    · Passionate about games and the game industry



    Benefits

    This studio offers a competitive salary, private healthcare, a bonus scheme and free breakfast.

    Do you think this role is for you?

    Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1982.

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

    We are a GDPR compliant company.

    QA Lead Tester Games Yorkshire Ref 1976

    We are working with an independent cross platform game studio based in Yorkshire who is looking for a Lead QA to join their team on their mission to create top quality, premium games. You will be responsible for the full QA development cycle.  For this role you will have manual QA games testing experience.  This is not an automation testing role. This role is based in the UK and open to those with the ability to work in the UK without sponsorship.

    What will you be doing?

    • Taking ownership of project planning
    • Determining project needs and deliverables
    • Outlining the project coverage throughout the development cycle
    • Producing test coverage documentation, test execution plans and metric reports
    • QA Test Lead management and team mentoring
    • Performance evaluation
    • Project analysis and time management
    • Keeping project metrics in line with expectations
    • Budget limitation management


    Who you are

    • 3+ years in the games industry
    • 1+ released games as a Lead QA
    • Mentoring experience
    • Problem-solving skills
    • Interpersonal and communication skills


    Benefits

    This studio offers a competitive salary, a great work environment, brilliant work outings and fantastic opportunities to progress your career. 

    Application

    Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz  quoting reference 1976.

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

    Camera Designer Action Games Germany Ref 1974

    We are working with an independent action games studio in Germany looking for a Camera Designer.  You will be responsible for the camera, character and controller design as well as driving, implementing, tuning and polishing these features.

    What will you do?

    • Work in the gameplay and game design team
    • Be responsible for combat related tasks 
    • Work in a multidisciplinary team of artist, programmers, producers and designers
    • Script and work with game editors
    • Ensure a striking game feel with minimal character controller
    • Use your knowledge of camera design to convey and emphasise game pillars

    Benefits
    Stunning central location, pension, no crunch, great holiday allowance and competitive salary.

    Please send your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz  quoting ref 1974

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

    AI Combat Systems Designer Action Games Germany Ref 1973

    We are working with a well established game studio looking for an AI Systems Designer to work on their latest action combat game. Your role is pivotal and all about AI. You will drive the design, get it working, balance, tune and polish as well as document the AI systems and ensure best practice.

    Who are you?

    • A passionate gamer – You love it and this shows in your designs
    • Analytical – you have a fine understanding of game AI systems and excel in tweaking and fine tuning them to create challenging and surprising yet readable AIs.
    • Action and combat-driven – you know how to design AIs to foster and highlight a fast-paced action gameplay.
    • Resourceful – you see constraints as a challenge and always find creative solutions to work around them
    • An experienced hands-on developer – you like to use editors and scripts, and are keen to demonstrate a high level of ownership and responsibility in your day to day work
    • A born communicator and collaborator – You love working with others towards a shared goal, whether with programmers, artists, producers, or fellow designers
    • 3+ years professional games design experience iwith an emphasis on driving combat AIs from conception to final polish
    • A scripter and working knowledge and use of game editors


    What will you be doing?

    • Working in an interdisciplinary team including art, production and engineering


    Benefits
    No crunch, cosmopolitan city central location, great relocation and renumeration package

    To apply please send your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting ref 1973.

    We are an equal opps recruitment agency and don't discriminate.  We are GDPR compliant.

    Systems Designer Action/Combat Game Germany Ref 1972

    Our client is a well known games developer  for PC and console. They are seeking to hire a System Designer with action/combat design experience for their studio in Germany. 

    Please see below for an outline of the job description:

    What is your role?

    • Minimum of 3 years’ game industry design experience and the proven ability to design engaging gameplay experiences
    • Balance, tuning and polish of combat systems and features
    • Good understanding of the game development process, including technical limitations and opportunities
    • Good working knowledge of the technical restrictions and specifications for various game consoles
    • Strong working knowledge of game editors and scripting tools· At least one published game on PC and console


    What will you do?

    • Iteratively balance and fine-tune gameplay elements
    • Design and implementation of gameplay using in-house engine tools
    • Implementation and development of existing design mechanics and missions/levels
    • Pro-actively identify potential upcoming design problems and propose suitable solutions
    • Work to a functional brief, within technical constraints


    Benefits
    Great city location, no crunch, good relocation package and competitive salary.

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

    If this opportunity is of interest to you, or you would like to discuss your options, please send a copy of your latest CV, with a suitable phone number / Skype ID, alongside a convenient date and time to call to: cvs@big-planet.biz quoting ref 1972.

    Mid & Senior Producers PC and Console Games UK Ref 1965

    We are one of the UK's leading independent studio's based in the Midlands and are looking for a both mid level and senior producers to work on our AAA titles on console and PC.

    What will you do?

    • Be responsible for the overall quality of the product balancing budget, time and resources to maximise in this area
    • Liaise with the Production Director and wider production team to ensure the product is resourced appropriately and within budget
    • Be the point person for publisher contact, owning and maintaining a balanced working relationship
    • Clear and regular communication of progress to all partners
    • Project methodologies including Agile
    • Planning milestones and sprints to ensure ontime delivery of projects
    • Autonomously own a large product team from inception to completion
    • 3+ years large scale game production experience with console games experience


    What we need from you 

    • Use your insights to engage and illustrate your deep understanding of production processes
    • Experience on multiple games, from development to release and ideally beyond
    • A strong working experience of one or more task tracking tool (e.g. Jira or Hansoft)
    • Utilising critical metric driven development
    • Strong leadership skills
    • Excellent social, presentation and interpersonal skills


    Benefits
    As a studio we value your contribution and offer a phenomenal work-life balance, excellent relocation and top industry salaries.

    Applications
    If this opportunity is of interest to you and sounds like your dream job then please submit your CV as a Word document to cvs@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, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    Gameplay Designer AAA Game Studio Midlands UK Ref 1955

    We are working with a world-famous award-winning AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who are seeking an exceptional Gameplay Designer to join their team and work on their highly-anticipated action 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

    • 1.5+ 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

    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 cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1955.

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

    Development Director Game Studio Quebec Ref 1946

    We are working with a highly successful digital games and simulation studio based in the province of Quebec, Canada who is looking for an exceptional Development Director to join their team.

    This studio believes passionately in their mission to build appealing worlds and craft stunning and inspiring games. They specialise in original games, VR, mobile and multiple platforms to create unique gaming experiences.

    What will you be doing?

    • Communicating clear and achievable project goals and milestones
    • Keeping development gateways in-line with budget and time schedule
    • Ensuring clearly determined workflows and documented processes
    • Project conflict resolution to ensure effectiveness and efficiency, providing improvement plans and solutions
    • Ensuring the project is in-line with the development roadmap
    • Team monitoring, mentoring and development

    Who you are

    • 10+ years in the games industry in a Production role
    • Mobile F2P experience
    • Team management experience
    • Project management methodologies in game development
    • Able to manage key stakeholders including CEO's
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

    Benefits

    This studio offers a competitive salary, health and dental care, free healthy snacks and the opportunity to work in a comfortable and friendly environment on projects which you can be genuinely proud of.

    Application

    Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1946.

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

    Lead Producer VR Studio Netherlands Ref 1941

    We are working with a fantastic VR studio based in the heart of the Netherlands who are seeking an exceptional Lead Producer to join their team and work on their exciting upcoming AAA game. You will be an integral part of the production team, ensuring a top quality virtual reality experience throughout the production lifecycle.

    What will you be doing?

    • Overseeing development plans and budgets
    • Managing the development process
    • Risk management
    • Leading the production team

    Who you are

    • 10+ years in the games industry in a production role
    • Multiple released titles under your belt across multiple platforms
    • Full development lifecycle experience
    • Previous experience with AAA projects
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Agile development
    • Scrum
    • Project management tools e.g. JIRA, Excel...
    • VR experience a bonus
    • Outsourcing management experience a bonus

    Benefits

    You will be given the opportunity to work in a creative and collaborative environment, have a great work-life balance and no crunch. This is an inclusive studio that values their staff, offering on the job training as well as competitive salaries.

    Application 

    Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference number 1941.

    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.  Weare looking for veteran status with multiple AAA titles shipped. Some one withability 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.

    Senior Producer AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1937

    We are working with an award-winning AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is seeking a motivated Senior Producer to join their team and work on their upcoming title. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world famous studio and develop your skills in a AAA environment.

    Who you are

    • Previous experience in an internal production role
    • Full project life-cycle experience
    • Understanding of game art, design and console technical considerations
    • Risk management
    • Interpersonal and communication skills

    Benefits

    This studio offers a competitive salary, private healthcare, a bonus scheme and free breakfast.

    How do you apply?

    Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1937.

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

    We are a GDPR compliant company.

    Senior Technical Designer AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1932

    We are working with an award-winning AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who are seeking a Senior Technical Designer to join their team and work on their exciting upcoming large-scale action RPG title. You will be given responibility of designing and implementing the script architecture of the project as well as participating in the script process development.

    Who you are

    • 5+ years in the games industry
    • Previous scripting experience in C#/JavaScript...
    • Able to balance quality and efficacy
    • Problem identification and solving skills
    • Interpersonal and communication skills

    Benefits

    This studio offers a competitive salary, private healthcare, a bonus scheme and free breakfast.

    Application

    Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1932.

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

    Lead Sound Designer AAA Game Studio South UK Ref 1925

    We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the South of England who is seeking a talented Lead Sound Designer to join their team and work on their exciting upcoming title. This is a great opportunity to develop your skills as a Lead Sound Designer, or to take that step from a Senior to a Lead position in Sound Design.

    Who you are

    • Previous experience in the games industry as a Senior/Lead Sound Designer
    • 2+ released AAA titles under your belt
    • Full development lifecycle experience
    • Wwise
    • Unreal Engine
    • Foley
    • Ensuring high quality sound quality
    • Developing production roadmaps
    • Able to create dialogue pipelines, playback systems and tools
    • Experience working with a variety of different recorders and microphones
    • Knowledge of music terminology
    • Tracklaying, mixing and mastering
    • Ability to mix in 5.1 and 7.1 surround


    A bonus...

    • Additional game engines e.g. CryEngine, Unity...
    • Experience with FPS and multiplayer titles
    • Weapon design
    • Some knowledge of programming concepts
    • Video editing tools e.g. Premiere, Vegas...

    Benefits

    This studio offers a comfortable and friendly working environment, an excellent pension scheme and medical insurance.

    Application

    Please email me your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1925.

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


    Technical Writer Indie Game Studio France Ref 1922

    We are working with a fantastic indie game studio based in France who is seeking a talented Technical Writer to join their team and work on their unique simulation project. You will be given the responsibility of maintaining the documentation, and driving forward the creation of the documentation pipeline.

    What will you be doing?

    • Producing technical datasheets and release notes
    • Demonstrating technical points through video content
    • Writing content e.g. installation/maintenance manuals and technical documentation in line with different user levels
    • Occasionally aiding in online help

    Who you are

    • Educated to degree level in English, Computer Science or another technical field
    • Able to read and interpret technical procedures
    • Experience with creating illustrations and diagrams, screen capturing and/or basic graphics manipulation
    • Ability to incorporate information into product documentation

    Benefits Include:


    • Brand new office
    • Lunch vouchers
    • Public transportation subsidy
    • Free fruits, cakes and beverages
    • Christmas vouchers


    Application

    Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1922.

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

    Producer AAA Racing Games Midlands UK Ref 1907

    We are working with a world-leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is seeking a talented Producer to join their team and work on their award-winning pillar racing titles. This is a fantastic opportunity to apply and develop your skills as a Producer in a collaborative AAA environment.

    Who you are

    Previous experience in the games industry as a Producer
    1+ released AAA title under your belt
    Experience with the full development life cycle of a game
    Project management software
    Risk management
    Interpersonal and communication skills

    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 cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1907.

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

    UI/UX Designer - Mobile - Spain Ref 915

    Our client is one of the most recognised developers in Spain. With a powerful foothold in the Freemium Mobile market, they are now looking to add an experienced UI Designer to work in their Barcelona studio's talent.

    Responsibilities:

    • Working closely with the Lead Designer, take ownership of all espects of user flow, prioritisation and organisation 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 optimisation for all UI elements, collaborating across departments

    Requirements:

    • At least 3 years' experience at a UI/UX Design role within the games industry, with at least 2 free-to-play mobile titles worked and released
    • Deep games knowledge from a background in games (mobile, PC, console, tabletop or pen and paper) with particular focus on the mobile 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 (within Unity or other SDK)
    • 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 CV’s with portfolio links to cvs@big-planet.biz citing Ref 915 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. 
    Please refer to our new and updated GDPR Privacy Statement at http://www.big-planet.biz/news.php?d=27

    Product Manager Mobile Games Spain Ref 1904

    We are working with a fantastic world renowned mobile game studio based in the beautiful Barcelona who is seeking a Product Manager to join their team and work on their hit mobile titles, enjoyed by millions worldwide.

    What will you be doing?

    • Working on a variety of product streams e.g. LiveOps, Economy, Balancing...
    • Designing live game features
    • Product performance analysis
    • A/B testing
    • Making sure revenue targets are met
    • Analysis of the delivery market and competition

    Who you are

    • 3+ years in the mobile games industry in a similar role
    • Educated to degree level from a respectable University
    • Experience launching a product or title from concept through to launch, post launch and live ops.
    • Strong Excel and analytical skills

    Benefits

    This studio offers a friendly and comfortable working environment as well as breakfast and lunch, fresh fruit, an onsite gym, monthly events, competitive salary...

    Application

    Please email your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1904.

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


    Lead Level Designer AAA Game Studio South UK Ref 1902

    We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the South of England who is looking for an exceptional Lead Level Designer to join their team and work on thier pillar titles. Following the success of their previous release, this studio is looking to continue the creation of their engaging multiplayer experiences. 

    What will you be doing?

    • Defining and directing the level design vision
    • Level design documentation
    • One-to-ones and feedback sessions with the team
    • Collection and analysis of play test data
    • Mentoring less experienced members of the team
    • Monitoring the bug database
    • Occasionally communicating with external partners

    Who you are

    • Previous experience in the games industry in a Senior/Lead position
    • 2+ released current-gen titles under your belt, including a multiplayer aspect
    • Knowledge of Level Design concepts e.g. visual language, flow, game balance, on-boarding, difficulty tuning, combat design...
    • 3D level editing tools e.g. UnrealEd, Unreal 4, Radiant, Hammer...
    • Source-control applications e.g. Perforce, AlienBrain, SVN...
    • Leadership experience
    • Shooter game experience
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

    A bonus...

    • Educated to degree level in Game Design, Computer Science, Marketing OR relevant technical training
    • PowerPoint presentation skills
    • Visual scripting software e.g. Unreal 4 Blueprints, Flow Graph...
    • Gameplay event scripting and entity setup
    • UnrealEd/UDK/Kismet
    • 3D modelling software e.g. 3DS Max, Maya...
    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Knowledge of 1+ programming language
    • Experience on a live game e.g. working on telemetry, metrics...

    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 1902.

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

    We are a GDPR compliant company.

    Senior Level Designer AAA Game Studio South UK Ref 1901

    We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the South of England who is searching for a talented Senior Level Designer to join their team and work on their pillar titles. Following the success of their previous release, this studio is looking to continue the creation of their engaging multiplayer experiences. 

    What will you be doing?

    • Working on levels from concept to finish, making sure they are aesthetically pleasing and memorable
    • Ensuring the studio's game vision is realised
    • Reviewing play test feedback
    • Mentoring less experienced members of the team
    • Maintenance of level design documentation
    • Monitoring and providing fixes to the bug database

    Who you are

    • 5+ years in the games industry
    • Previous experience in a Senior position
    • 1+ released AAA title under your belt, including a multiplayer component in level design
    • Knowledge of various level design areas e.g. visual language, sign-posting, flow, game balance, architectural composition...
    • Management experience
    • Experience with shooter games
    • 3D level editing tools e.g. UnrealEd, Unreal 4, Radiant, Hammer...
    • Prototyping and gameplay mechanics using Unity, Unreal...
    • Source-control applications e.g. Perforce, SVN, AlienBrain...

    A bonus...

    • Educated to degree level in Game Design, Computer Science, Marketing OR relevant technical training
    • PowerPoint presentation skills
    • Visual scripting software e.g. UnrealScript, Blueprints, Flow Graph...
    • Gameplay even scripting/entity setup
    • UnrealEd/UDK/Kismet
    • 3D modelling software e.g. 3DS Max, Maya...
    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Experience with a programming language
    • Wiki-based design documentation
    • Experience in a design role on a live game e.g. working on telemetry, metrics...

    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 1901.

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

    We are a GDPR compliant company.

    Senior Designer AAA Game Studio South UK Ref 1900

    We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the South of England who are looking for a talented Senior Designer to join their team and work on multiple projects. Following the success from their previous release, this studio is looking to continue the creation of their engaging multiplayer experiences. 

    What will you be doing?

    • Feature optimisation implementation
    • Defining and validating quality targets
    • Helping to bring to life the studio's game design vision
    • Creating and maintaning documentation
    • Maintaining relationships with external partners
    • Mentoring other Game Designers
    • Participating in recruitment of Junior Designers
    • Actioning feedback from focus groups into product design

    Who you are

    • 5+ years in the games industry
    • 1+ released current-gen AAA title under your belt, including a multiplayer factor
    • Experience with shooter games
    • Gameplay mechanic prototyping in Unity, Unreal Engine 4...
    • Source-control applications e.g. Perforce, AlienBrain, SVN...
    • Business software e.g. Microsoft Office packages 
    • Knowledge of various design areas e.g. feedback, balance, retention, usability, controls, social aspects...
    • Able to create top quality design documentation
    • Management experience
    • Interpersonal and communication skills

    A bonus...

    • Educated to degree level in Game Design, Computer Science, Marketing...OR relevant technical training
    • Previous experience in a Deign role on a live game e.g. working on telemetry/metrics
    • Experience implementing market research data
    • Unreal Blueprints
    • Programming language/scripting experience

    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 1900.

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

    We are a GDPR compliant company.

    Lead Scriptwriter AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1897

    We are working with a world-leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who are looking for a talented Lead Scriptwriter to join their team and work on their exciting new unannounced action RPG title. You will be given the opportunity to take ownership of the script, breathing life into the story and characters of this extraordinary project.

    What will you be doing?

    • Guiding the direction of the game's narrative, offering suggestions and opportunities for storytelling expansion
    • Creating engaging story lines and unique characters
    • Maintenance of components such as character biographies, in-game and cinematic scripts...
    • Ensuring scripts are properly prepared for voice recording sessions
    • Managing the writing team

    Who you are

    • Previous experience as a Senior/Lead Writer on a AAA narrative project
    • A proven track record in a writing role for games and/or other types of media e.g. TV, film, comics...
    • Able to create memorable characters and stories
    • An exceptional creative flair
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

    Benefits

    This studio offers a competitive salary, private healthcare, a bonus scheme and free breakfast.

    Application

    Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1897.

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

    Lead Game Designer Mobile Game Studio Spain Ref 1887

    We are working with a fantastic mobile game studio based in the beautiful Barcelona who are seeking a passionate Lead Game Designer to join their studio and work on their successful mobile game titles. You will be an integral member of the desgin team, leading the other designers and helping to provide the best user experiences to the studio's huge player base.

    What will you be doing?

    • High level design documentation
    • Translating high level goals into manageable low level specifications
    • Creating roadmaps
    • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of designers, artists and UI/UX

    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
    • Leadership skills

    Benefits

    This studio offers a friendly and comfortable working environment as well as breakfast and lunch, fresh fruit, an onsite gym, monthly events, competitive salary...

    Application

    Please email your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1887.

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

    Principal Technical Designer AAA Game Studio Midlands UK Ref 1872

    Are you a highly skilled Technical Designer? Do you have experience in the games industry? Are you interested in working with one of the world's leading AAA game studios?

    This AAA studio based in the Midlands, UK is looking for a Principal Technical Designer to join their talented and successful team and work on their cutting edge games.You will be an essential part of the team as you develop and refine the pipelines and help guide the overall direction of the scripting technology.


    What will you be doing?

    • Building script architecture
    • Participating in pipeline development
    • Taking ownership of the scripting technology direction


    Who you are

    • 7+ years' scripting experience
    • 1+ released AAA title as a senior scripter or similar in full cycle development
    • Scripting in C#/JavaScript...
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Interpersonal and communication skills
    Benefits

    This studio offers a competitive salary, private healthcare, a bonus scheme and free breakfast.

    Application

    Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1872.

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

    Cinematics Designer 12-Month Contract AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1869

    We are working with a world-leading AAA racing game studio based in the Midlands, UK who are seeking a Cinematics Designer to join their team on a 12-month contract. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an award-winning studio and develop your skills in a AAA environment.

    The successful Cinematics Designer will be responsible for the creation of compelling dialogue cut scenes, including excellent pacing and editing. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a good sense of composition and an appreciation for cinematography.

    What will you be doing?

    • Developing the cinematic vision of the studio
    • Working in a multi-disciplinary team to build top-quality cinematics
    • Communicating and working closely with scriptwriters and Level Designers to translate scripted scenes into cinematics and to balance story with gameplay
    • Identifying possible risks and/or potential areas of improvement

    Who you are

    • Able to show a strong portfolio showing recent relevant work
    • Knowledge of cinematic fundamentals both modern and classic
    • Appreciation of cinematic storytelling, pacing and composition
    • Good knowledge of cinematography and acting
    • Basic understanding of narrative causality and logic

    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 as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1869.

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

    French Speaking Narrative Designer Indie Game Studio France Ref 1864

    We are working with an exceptional indie game studio based in France who is looking for a French speaking Narrative Designer to join their team and work on their exciting new unannounced title. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a passionate team and work on a project from early stages of development.

    What will you be doing?

    • Integrating level narration
    • Adjusting narrative elements e.g. animations, interactions, dialogues...
    • Working in a multidisciplinary team of artists, coders and other designers

    Who you are

    • Previous AAA production experience
    • Knowledge of level design e.g. prototype, blockout/greybox...
    • Able to demonstrate narrative intentions e.g. through rhythm, scripting...
    • Analytical skills
    • French speaking

    Benefits

    This studio values their staff and believes 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 1864.

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

    Live Designer AAA Racing Games Midlands UK Ref 1857

    We are working with a AAA racing game studio based in the Midlands, UK who are looking for a talented Live Designer to join their team and work on the maintenance of their well-renowned pillar racing title. This is a great opportunity to join an award-winning studio and help push the boundaries of their live gameplay experiences. 

    What will you be doing?

    • Developing top quality features
    • Designing new gameplay content
    • Building feature designs
    • Analysing trends

    Who you are

    • 2+ years in the games industry as a Designer
    • 1+ high-profile console title under your belt as a Designer
    • Understanding of game balance, including statistics, virtual goods, economic and user motivations
    • Strong analytic skills including hands-on experience in your career background
    • Interpersonal and communication skills

    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 as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1857.

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

    Senior Level Designer Games Midlands, UK ref 1538

    We are working with an award-winning AAA game studio based in Warwickshire, UK who is looking for a Senior Level Designer to join their team and shape their most ambitious titles to date.

    What will you be doing?

    • Building high quality project content
    • Designing, producing and implementing assets and procedures
    • Ensuring quality and gameplay meet the studio's standards
    • Mentoring other members of the team
    • Critical analysis of Level Design


    Who you are

    • 5+ years in the games industry
    • Previous experience in Level Design
    • Appreciation of the Game Development process including technical understanding
    • Documentation, research and reporting skills
    • Interpersonal and communication skills
    • 3D Max, Flash, Java and Max Script a bonus
    • Android/iOS development a bonus
    • Photography and Video Capturing a bonus


    BenefitsThis company offers a competitive salary, a state of the art office, generous holiday allowance and great social events.

    Does this sound like your dream job?

    Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1538.

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

    Producer AAA RPG Game Midlands UK Ref 1804

    We are working with a AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is seeking a passionate Producer to join their team and work on their exciting and entirely new action RPG title.

    This is a great opportunity for a talented Producer to join a highly recognised AAA game studio and work on a fantastic project. You will be an essential part of the production team, delivering top quality features and working with state-of-the-art development methodologies.

    Who you are

    • Full development lifecycle experience
    • Previous experience with risk management
    • Project management software packages
    • Knowledge of the technical fundamentals of game art, design and platform requirements
    • Interpersonal and communication skills

    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 cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1804.

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

    Design Manager AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1803

    We are working with a world-famous, AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK. This studio is seeking a talented Design Manager to join their team and work on their highly successful pillar titles. 

    You will be responsible for leading a team of talented Game Designers and Level Designers across all levels of experience. The successful Design Manager will be comfortable in a fast-paced environment and will be given the opportunity to creatively lead by example. 

    What will you be doing?

    • Co-managing the Design team
    • Training and mentoring members of your team
    • Project risk and recommendation identification
    • Ensuring goals are achieved on time and to a high quality
    • Participating in the improvement of development processes

    Who you are

    • 5+ years in the games industry is a design/production/management role
    • Multiple successful released titles under your belt
    • Strong leadership skills
    • Knowledge of the current day game design process
    • Interpersonal and communication skills

    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 cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1803.

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




    Design Producer AAA Racing Games Midlands UK Ref 1795

    We are working with a world-leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for a Design Producer to join their team and work on their highly successful racing titles. 

    This is a fantastic opportunity to combine your expert project management skills with your understanding of the principals of game design. You will be working in a multi-disciplinary team of designers, coders and managers to deliver high quality to all areas of the project.

    What will you be doing?

    • Defining milestones and roadmaps
    • Assigning resources
    • Assessing potential risks

    Who you are

    • Previous experience in the games industry
    • 1+ released AAA title under your belt 
    • Full lifecycle development experience
    • Project management software packages
    • Appreciation of game design, art and technical principals
    • Risk management
    • Interpersonal and communication skills

    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 cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1795.

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

    Combat Design Director Games Germany Ref 1780

    We are working with a AAA game studio based in Germany who is looking for a Combat Design Director to join their team and work on their exciting upcoming titles. In this role you will combine your passion and expertise in combat and design and help to realise the combat vision of the game.

    What will you be doing?

    • Taking ownership of the combat design of the studio's projects
    • Managing and implementing combat experiences
    • Mentoring the design team
    • Making sure targets are met in a timely manner

    Who you are

    • 5+ years in a development studio in a lead design role
    • Combat game design experience for PC and/or console
    • Game editor experience
    • Script writing e.g. for gameplay systems, basic AI behaviours...a bonus
    • Interpersonal and communication skills

    Benefits

    As a studio we value your contribution and offer a phenomenal work-life balance, excellent relocation and top industry salaries.

    Application

    Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1780.

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

    Senior Combat Designer Games Germany Ref 1779

    We are working with a AAA game studio based in Germany who is looking for a Senior Combat Designer to join their team and work on their exciting upcoming titles. You will play an integral part in keeping the combat design true to the game's style and vision and will be working alongside animators, coders and artists to bring the game to life.

    What will you be doing?

    • Taking ownership of the design and implementation of combat features and encounters
    • Showing your creative colours through combat-relevant tasks using the studio's proprietary game development editor

    Who you are

    • 5+ years in the games industry in a design role
    • Previous experience with the design of combat experiences
    • Full life cycle development experience
    • Knowledge of game development editors
    • Complex scripting a bonus

    Benefits

    As a studio we value your contribution and offer a phenomenal work-life balance, excellent relocation and top industry salaries.

    Application

    Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1779.

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

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