Senior Game Designer

Remote - UK
The Multiplayer Group (MPG) are 300 developers and data scientists, helping our clients and partners build 20+ AAA projects at any one time. We’re probably the most experienced multiplayer dev group in the world and we’re set up to help the games industry make games more easily, to deliver the highest quality, and become long-term partners.

We hire the best people, our talented team is spread across the globe. We’re remote-friendly and big on wellbeing, so if you love the sound of us, we’d love to hear from you!

Your Mission

As our Senior Game Designer, you will be responsible for analysis, problem-solving, recommendation, and industry comparisons for our clients’ games and internal games.

What you'll be doing:

  • Takes ownership of player character core mechanics, controls and character camera, makes a plan for how they should be used to drive development towards the vision laid out by the Lead Designer
  • Create game systems that answer the needs of the client with regard to the targeted experience for the player
  • Standardize, document and communicate the systems to the game team
  • Adjust the game systems to allow the player to elaborate valid strategies in phase with the experience sought
  • Define the skills of the player used with the game systems as well as any related obstacles
  • Create a control scheme that is both comfortable and easily mastered, by applying the relevant ergonomic principles
  • Define the information needed by the player to make interesting choices and adapted to his/her situation in the game, interface or menus
  • Other duties as assigned

What we need from you:

  • Extensive experience working within the Game Industry, with experience of shipping at least two title
  • Highly proficient in game and system design
  • Passion for creating fun, compelling and addictive user experiences
  • Good project management skills , time management skills with a proven ability to focus on priorities, solve problems, juggle multiple tasks and meet deadlines, all while maintaining a positive outlook
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Genuine interest and passion for games
  • Experience in designing mobile touch screen controls
  • Experience in utilizing JIRA task management

it’s more than a career choice.

Dale Taylor joined MPG as a Software Engineer in 2020.


He said: “MPG recognises what its okay to ask of us and what isn't. We're not expected to overextend ourselves for the sake of a project or development cycle. They've given me nothing but encouragement and room to grow and become a better dev with every project and task they've given me."


Find out more about what it’s like to work at MPG.

What we believe in

respect and trust

We treat each other with respect and trust, clients and colleagues alike.

positive influence

We exhibit positivity in all our interactions.

delivery of value

We're committed to providing exceptional value to our clients.

Enjoyment

We want our team to enjoy their work, interactions with colleagues, and the culture they have helped us cultivate.

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