Lead Game designer

Lead Game designer

job description

What you’ll be doing:

• Conceptualize, pitch, design and develop original game concepts
• Design game systems, controls, and interfaces
• Develop plots, storylines, settings, and characters of the game
• Conceive and develop maps, scenarios, and events
• Drive the creation and development of prototypes
• Communicate information, objectives and strategies of the project to the team and give visibility on their advancement
• Be part of the decision-making management team and communicate changes to its team
• Responsible for creating and keeping up-to-date clear, structured project documents that validate the team’s understanding of the gameplay intentions
• Conduct playtests, analyze results, and use them to better the game experience
• Allocate tasks to the design team and follow-up on their completion
• Conduct yearly team member performance review
• Screen potential candidates and participate in their selection
• In collaboration with the producer, decide of the schedule and vacation time of the team members
• Procure a work environment that promotes creativity, growth and keeps the team motivated
• Analyze the team’s skills and suggest training and improvement
• Address and resolve conflicts within the team
• Carry-out any related tasks.

What we’re looking for:

• College diploma in game design or equivalent training or experience.
• 3 to 7 years of experience as a game designer with2 games shipped and at least 1 years in a supervising position
• Project management experience an asset
• Ability to structure and organize the work of the design department
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Passion for games and game development
• Strong critical thinking and analytical skills to resolve issues
• Ability to meet deadlines and adapt to changing situations and be solution oriented
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Positive attitude, strong work ethic, and have autonomy to drive decisions
• Being proficient in Unreal Engine 4
• Strong knowledge of the game market and consumers

Bonus points

• Team player that is not afraid to get their hands dirty
• Japanese language knowledge, written or spoken

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Montreal

Tokyo

Montreal

Tokyo

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