Head Game Designer

Posted 4 quarters ago
Worldwide

Position Overview:
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Head Game Designer to lead our game
development design team. As the Head Game Designer, you will be responsible for
overseeing the design aspects of our game development projects, including level design,
environment design, character design, and the overall flow of the game. The ideal candidate
should have a strong passion for games, extensive knowledge of game design principles,
and the ability to lead and inspire a team to create exceptional gaming experiences.

Responsibilities:
- Lead and manage a team of game designers, providing guidance, mentorship, and
fostering a collaborative environment.
- Oversee the entire design process, from conceptualization to implementation, ensuring the
delivery of high-quality and engaging gaming experiences.
- Establish the creative vision and direction for game projects, in line with the company's
goals and target audience.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including developers, artists, sound designers,
and producers, to align design elements with technical capabilities and project timelines.
- Develop and refine game design documents, including game mechanics, rules, systems,
and progression models.
- Lead the creation of level designs, environments, and characters that enhance gameplay
and evoke desired emotions.
- Design and implement the overall flow of the game, including user interface, menus, and
interactive elements.
- Conduct playtesting sessions, gather feedback, and iterate on designs to ensure optimal
player experience and game balance.
- Stay updated with industry trends, emerging technologies, and advancements in game
design, and apply them to enhance the quality of our games.
- Collaborate with the marketing team to ensure the game's design aligns with the target
market and supports the overall marketing strategy.
- Manage project timelines, resources, and priorities to ensure timely and successful
completion of game design milestones.

Qualifications:
- Proven work experience as a Game Designer or in a similar role, with a focus on leading
and managing game design teams.
- Strong knowledge of game design principles, mechanics, and player psychology.
- Extensive experience in level design, environment design, and character design.
- Proficiency in game design tools such as Unity, Unreal Engine, Blender, and graphic design
software.
- Strong understanding of gameplay flow, user interface design, and player engagement.
- Excellent communication skills to effectively convey ideas, collaborate with team members,
and present design concepts.
- Strong problem-solving and analytical skills to identify and address design challenges.
- Leadership skills to inspire and motivate a team while maintaining a positive and inclusive
work environment.
- A deep passion for games and a solid understanding of different game genres and target
audiences.
- A portfolio showcasing your previous game design work, including examples of level
designs, environments, characters, and graphic design work you have created.

  • US$3,645.00

    Fixed-price
  • Intermediate
    Experience level
  • Remote job
  • Ongoing project
    Project type
  • Contract-to-hire
    This job has the potential to turn into a full time role
Skills and expertise
Game Engines
Unreal Engine
Other
Game Design Unity Game Mechanics
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About the client
Member since 28 Jul 2023
  • India

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