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Design & Production Vacancies

Executive Producer AAA Studio Yorkshire Ref 1065

Britain most successful third party studio is now looking for an executive producer to work on their pillar AAA multiplatform franchise titles. Part of this key role is being the main point of contact for our clients as well as responsible for the delivery of industry standard contracts and building and maintain long term relationships.

What will you do?

  • Establish clear measurable goals for the project team through to completion.
  • Maintain optimal balance between time, quality and cost for production and creative departments
  • Upsell our services to our clients to maintain our competitive edge
Who you are
  • Completed multiple full project life cycles in the games industry
  • Led development budgets in excess of £10M concurrently
  • Delivered at least one game with MC of 75% or greater, in a leadership position.
  • Maintain a positive outlook despite adversity and motivate staff
  • Direct a team of producers to create and maintain an effective production planning and tracking system to suit any particular project, which is meaningful to any particular phase.
  • Identify and use data sets to inform and drive decisions.
  • Establish Projects critical metrics / Dashboard and be able to use this to communicate progress both internally and to clients.
  • Own the project P&L, able to set up a P&L and track its progress.
  • Operate using project change control process.
How will you be rewarded?We pride ourselves on our superb benefits package including flexible working hours, extended holidays, onsite gym and balanced snacks onsite. We offer training onsite and promote from within. We're based in a dynamic, cultural city in the North of England. 

Please send your  CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1065.


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Art, Design and Audio Manager VR Studio Holland Ref 1044

This VR studio based in Amsterdam is looking for a Creative Managerfocusing on art, design and audio departments. You will:

· Allocate workforce for future projects and supervisionand assistance as and when needed

· Work alongside Leads and HR

· Be in charge of recruitment of staff for the creativedepartments including art, design and audio

· Manage outsourcing of creative team

· 6+ years’ experience in the games industry workingextensively wiith art and design

· People management

· EU citizen or eligibility to work in the EU

We offer a great work-life balance in the heart of Amsterdam.  Fancy progressing your career and want tobreak into the VR industry?  Then pleasereach out to bonnie@big-planet.biz sendingyour CV as a Word document and quoting reference 1044.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity anddon’t discriminate.  We are GDPRcompliant.


VR Studio Senior Producer Amsterdam Ref 1059

This VR studio based in Amsterdam is looking for a seniorproducer to work on their VR title. 

You will:

· Manage time, deliverables and budgets for theproduction team

· Work alongside the Game Director

· 6+ years experience in the games industry withmultiple games under your belt on multiplatforms

· Mentoring and train junior members of staff

· Excel and Scrum…

· Solid communication, documentation and presentationskills

· Able to work to deadlines

· EU citizen or eligibility to work in the EU

We offer a great work-life balance where crunch doesn’texist in the heart of Amsterdam.  Fancy achange and want to break into the VR industry? Then please reach out to bonnie@big-planet.bizquoting reference 1059.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity anddon’t discriminate.  We are GDPRcompliant.


Senior Designer Wanted Games London Reference 1013

Our client based in London is looking for a senior Game Designer with experience in the F2P sector. 

Responsibilities
Guiding the development of unique, accomplished gameplay, look and audio of the title
Bring originality to the table whilst acknowledging current market successes
Deliver quality within timescale and budget 

Requirements
At least 3 years relevant industry experience, some in F2P
At least 2 published titles worked the complete cycle, including prototyping
Familiar with Unity, some coding and developing for iOS and Andriod
Good with analytics and game balancing
Team player
Good communicator 

We Offer
Permanent senior position in a friendly, international studio in a cultural capital
Clear career progression opportunities
Leisure benefits
Flexible work schedule 

Please forward CV’s in Word format, portfolio/showreel links to Bonnie Pavlo, Senior Recruitment Consultant - bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1013.

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

Producer F2P Games Studio Czech Republic Reference 1043

This groundbreaking mobile games studio based in the Czech Republic is looking for a producer to work on their pillar titles. 
What will you do?

  • Be in charge and propel projects forward whilst liaising with key partners and feedback to relevant teams
  • Scheduling and milestones 
  • Setting and managing goals 
  • Identifying risks and confliction resolution
Who you are:
  • 3+ years production experience with at least one full production development cycle 
  • One released title (with full production development cycle) for mobile games
  • People management skills
  • Experience working with different teams including art, animation, design...
  • Work independently to tight deadlines
We offer a considerable bonus scheme, meal time vouchers, staff dos and a great work environment.  Sounds like your dream job then please forward your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1043

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

Creative Director Games China Reference 1042

This 3rd party studio based in the South West of China is looking for a Creative Director/Lead Designer.  

You will be:

  • Managing a team of 4-8 designers across multiple concurrent projects 
  • The go-between from Producer to Client
  • Preparing design briefs for clients
  • Reporting to the Executive Producer
  • Working with a multidisciplinary team incl. Art Director, TD and Producer
  • Scheduling projects
  • Providing client feedback
  • Reporting and giving daily feedback to the Design Team
Who you are
  • 4+ years with complete design life cycle experience with at least 2+ released console titles under your belt
  • Knowledge of other key areas including art, audio, programming, animation...is a bonus
  • English speaking
Want to live and work in China?  We offer competitive salaries, excellent relocation packages and great work life balance. 

Please email me your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1042.

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

UK's 90% Metacritic AAA Racing Studio hiring Track Designer Ref 963

Our client, one of the UK's premiere AAA development studios; well-known for the exacting standards of polish displayed on every title they ship. They are now offering an opportunity for a gifted Track Designer to join their North UK studio's talent in delivering AAA racing experiences. 


Responsibilities:

  • Play a major role in establishing, then communicating the vision for the overall racing experience across tracks to Art, Animation and Audio teams
  • Work closely with Senior Track Designer for feedback and design goals, championing a standard-setting racing experience at the production's every corner to the finish


Requirements:
  • At least 3 years' experience within the games industry and at least one title shipped, ideally involved in racing game track design
  • A passionate communicator of ideas in verbal, written and visual terms across all departments and levels, 3D modelling software knowledge highly beneficial
  • Prior level design and scripting exposure within current-gen engine (UE4 / Unity5), having dissected and isolated the formula of what makes a racing track great
  • Infectious enthusiasm, relentless motivation to improve and learn and a passion for delivering great games


To be considered, please submit CV’s in .doc or .docx format with portfolio links to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 963 today.

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.
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90% Metacritic AAA Studio Vacancy For Senior Design, North UK Ref 403

Our client, one of the UK's premiere AAA development studios; well-known for the exacting standards of polish displayed on every title they ship. They are now offering an opportunity for a gifted Game Designer to join their North UK studio's talent. 

Responsibilities:

  • Own the creative vision for major features that define the AAA experiences the studio is known for, constantly striving for innovation and quality throughout the course of the project's life-cycle
  • Create and deliver presentations to stakeholders, forming concrete goals and metrics for features that will drive industry standards for years to come
  • Take part in feature implementation across multiple departments, reviewing, adjusting and iterating in a dynamic feedback-loop
  • Share industry know-how to help Junior members excel across the team


Requirements:

  • AAA games design veterancy of 5 years or more, having been involved in crafting great games from inception to release, with a finger on the pulse of the gamer environment
  • Experience in the tight-rope balancing act of complex systems within AAA games (ideally Unreal 3/4), confident in understanding the needs of diverse departments
  • Organisational and time-keeping skill as well as effective communication of ideas and features in visual, verbal and written terms with an infectious passion that puts the player at the heart
  • Additional understanding of UE4 Blueprint Scripting and a background in game theory or related sciences greatly beneficial



To be considered, please submit CV’s in .doc or .docx format with portfolio links to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 403 today.

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.
Big Planet is a GDPR compliant agency. 
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UK AAA Multi-Platform Studio open to Vehicle Handling Designer Ref 959

Our client is a renowned AAA studio with a varied list of releases, world renowned for its action titles. They now seek to hire an experienced Vehicle Handling Designer in delivering next generation of racing experiences at their North UK studio.


Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the Lead Game Designer, play a key role in the design of each vehicle's handling pattern and feedback to meticulously craft engaging AAA driving experiences
  • Consult Programming team regularly in iterating and improving the physics system and representing vehicle design goals across the team
  • Receive and provide feedback and communicate across departments in a continual loop with the player driving experience at hear


Requirements:

  • At least 3 years' experience within the games industry, with experience developing and tuning vehicle handling on at least one published title
  • Strong grasp of vehicle physics and how they translate into a driving experience, with an understanding of the differences between different types of driving game, from sims to arcade racers
  • Fluency in technical communication, can-do attitude and effective communication in verbal, written and visual terms across departments


To be considered, submit your CV’s in .doc or .docx format with portfolio to bonnie@big-planet.biztoday, citing Ref 959.

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.
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Lead Designer Wanted VR Studio Holland Ref 935

We are working with one of the top tier VR studios in the world based in Amsterdam and they are currently looking for a Lead game designer to showcase their VR and AR games and applications. 

What will you do?

  • Collaborate with art, tech and production to ensure the highest quality product is delivered
  • Co-operate in the overall planning of a project and you are proficient and dedicated in organizing and planning
  • Look ahead, investigate and introduce new techniques and methodologies
  • Anticipate on technical and systemic issues and the effects of such issues on other teams or projects
  • Handle and mentor your team members, inspire and motivate them
What skills do you need to have?
  • Previous experience as a lead in AR and VR game designer
  • Unreal and Blueprint
  • 8+ years of game industry experience
  • English speaking
Plusses:
  • UI/UX design
  • Narrative design
  • Technical game design
  • Previous shipped VR or AR products
  • Understanding of design tools and pipelines
How will we support you?
  • A phenomenal work-life balance with a zero-crunch policy
  • Working in a creative and quality driven environment with hardworking colleagues
Sounds like your dream job then please send  your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 935.


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

90% Metacritic AAA Studio Vacancy -Senior Design, North UK Ref. 323

Our client, one of the UK's premiere AAA development studios; well-known for the exacting standards of polish displayed on every title they ship. They are now offering an opportunity for a gifted Game Designer to join their North UK studio's talent. 

Responsibilities:

  • Own the creative vision for major features that define the AAA experiences the studio is known for, constantly striving for innovation and quality throughout the course of the project's life-cycle
  • Create and deliver presentations to stakeholders, forming concrete goals and metrics for features that will drive industry standards for years to come
  • Take part in feature implementation across multiple departments, reviewing, adjusting and iterating in a dynamic feedback-loop
  • Share industry know-how to help Junior members excel across the team


Requirements:

  • AAA games design veterancy of 5 years or more, having been involved in crafting great games from inception to release, with a finger on the pulse of the gamer environment
  • Experience in the tight-rope balancing act of complex systems within AAA games (ideally Unreal 3/4), confident in understanding the needs of diverse departments
  • Organisational and time-keeping skill as well as effective communication of ideas and features in visual, verbal and written terms with an infectious passion that puts the player at the heart
  • Additional understanding of UE4 Blueprint Scripting and a background in game theory or related sciences greatly beneficial



To be considered, please submit CV’s in .doc or .docx format with portfolio links to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 323 today.

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.
Big Planet is a GDPR compliant agency. 
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90% Metacritic AAA Studio Vacancy in Game Design Ref. 634

Our client, one of the UK's premiere AAA development studios; well-known for the exacting standards of polish displayed on every title they ship. They are now offering an opportunity for a gifted Game Designer to join their North UK studio's talent. 

Responsibilities:

  • Own the creative vision for major features that define the AAA experiences the studio is known for, constantly striving for innovation and quality throughout the course of the project's life-cycle
  • Create and deliver presentations to stakeholders, forming concrete goals and metrics for features that will drive industry standards for years to come
  • Take part in feature implementation across multiple departments, reviewing, adjusting and iterating in a dynamic feedback-loop 
  • Share industry know-how to help Junior members excel across the team


Requirements:

  • AAA games design veterancy, having been involved in crafting great games from inception to release, with a finger on the pulse of the gamer environment
  • Experience in the tight-rope balancing act of complex systems within AAA games (ideally Unreal 3/4), confident in understanding the needs of diverse departments
  • Organisational and time-keeping skill as well as effective communication of ideas and features in visual, verbal and written terms with an infectious passion that puts the player at the heart
  • Additional understanding of UE4 Blueprint Scripting and a background in game theory or related sciences greatly beneficial


To be considered, please submit CV’s in .doc or .docx format with portfolio links to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 634 today.

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.
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

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