Values Value, a recruiting company with expertise in gamedev, is looking for a Lead Game Designer for our client, a Cypriot company with a core team of game industry veterans that is developing a unique premium FPS/Souls Like product for PC/Console in a mystical western setting.
The Lead Game Designer firstly has to build up the production processes within his department (features, plans, deadlines), develop the necessary documentation, and also create the basic elements of the game.
What are you working on?
- The name of the project(s): Premium FPS/Souls Like
- At what stage of the project(s)? Pre-production
- Genres: Shooter
- Platforms: PC, Console
Team size and structure?
Total number of employees – 39 people.
For which tasks (responsibilities)?
Development of gunplay, weapons and character progression
Boss and monster design
Coordination of game mechanics with a common narrative vision
Working with entity balance
Writing project documentation
Drawing up a plan for prototyping and exploring the boundaries of mechanics
Development and training of the GD team
What kind of professional are we looking for?
Experience in developing shooters, especially gunplay and weapon physics
Experience as Lead/Senior Game Designer
Spoken English and ability to write documentation in English
Experience in the design of bosses and boss battles
Expertise in Soullikes, Shooters and (Mystery) Westerns
Experience with multiplayer shooters
Experience with Unreal Engine and the ability to prototype in it
What is important for us in a person?
The ability to organize your own work and others
Flexibility – willingness to hear feedback and change
Initiative – to propose ideas for the project
Love for hardcore narrative games (shooters and soul likes)
Passion for the project as a game, and not as a separate aspect of it
Why do we enjoy working here?
Unique product in its genre – FPS/Souls Like
A professional team with great experience in the industry (Wargaming, Valve, Sperasoft, Arkane Studios, Mimimi Games).
Project at the pre-production stage – a great influence on the product and freedom in creativity
What are the conditions and bonuses?
Vacation and sick pay
Encouragement of English language classes
The selection process
Screening with Values Value
Interview with the CEO / Creative Director of the company
Technical interview with CEO/Creative Director to analyze test or GDD documentation
Final meeting with the team of the company