Lead System Designer

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Job Reference: BBBH2518
Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Games & Level Design
Location: Netherlands
Salary: Competitive Rate

Our client is a growing game development studio with an established reputation as one of Europe's leading game companies.

Job Description:

  • You will lead an experienced team of Core Designers, responsible for designing the features and systems needed to achieve the vision and pillars established with the Game Director;
  • You will supervise, mentor, inspire, and empower your team, set achievable quality standards and guide team members on how to attain them, review work and provide actionable feedback;
  • You will champion the creative process and foster clear communication and collaboration within the design team and with other multidisciplinary product teams;
  • You will partner closely with the game director, producers, and other project leads to ensure code, art and design come together in the best possible way for the player experience;
  • You will also collaborate with the data analytics and player research teams to further the understanding of the player experience and quality.

Who you are:

  • 5 years’ experience with one or more AAA games in a design leadership role;
  • Experience in Systems Design (i.e.: mechanics, controls, camera, combat and player progression);
  • Experience designing systems for Open World games;
  • You have experience with 3D editing software (Maya, etc);
  • You have excellent leadership and mentoring qualities;
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • You are analytical, can evaluate game systems and interpret player behaviour data;
  • You are self-motivated, take initiative and are willing to prototype and pitch ideas to the team;


  • You have experience with visual scripting (Unity, Unreal, etc);
  • Any experience in other game development disciplines; UI/UX, Art, Audio, Code.

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