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Senior Game Designer

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You will be responsible for detailed design work on a project, turning concepts into play. Working with the team to understand goals and ideas, you are comfortable exploring and refining those ideas into practical buildable systems. Your role involves bringing your own ideas and hearing everyone else’s, and shepherding them from early prototypes to well tuned shipping gameplay.

You have played lots of games… across genres, platforms, and playstyles. You can articulate differences and similarities, and identify learnings and lessons. That knowledge helps you know when a new idea is paying off and when it should be discarded and a refinement of past approaches would be more effective. You can map a desired player feeling into systems to produce it. You are thoughtful about how all elements of a game work together to create the experience, and enjoy working with everyone on the game team to make it happen.

You are especially effective at communicating and collaborating with peers, making sure everyone feels like they can contribute to the design. Seeing it all come together for the player makes you happy.

Examples of responsibilities

  • Constant interaction with rest of team, always be curious and look for new ideas
  • Living, evocative, visual documentation suitable for detailed analysis with other designers or broad stroke understanding across the entire team
  • Guiding a small team of developers where you prototype, build and test features

It would be awesome if you have

  • Passion for and experience with high quality hands-on game building
  • Experience from AAA live service games and/or F2P
  • Advocacy for the player's experience and their creative involvement
  • Enjoyment of creative collaboration - eager to design and share with others
  • Familiarity with coding practice, art pipelines, or sophisticated systems design
  • 7+ years of design work across multiple types of games
  • Professional English communication skills.
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We empower everyone to create games

To realize this dream of ours, we explore and apply the latest technology, and we reimagine what games can become and how they should be built. All of us at Embark take part in shaping our culture. We succeed together, we fail together, and we learn together. If you’re passionate about games and our mission, bring your expertise, your enthusiasm, your crazy ideas, and let’s change the games industry forever. At Embark we offer a journey into the unknown, to build creative, surprising and beautiful experiences together.