Senior Game Designer

Dragons Lake Entertainment (DLE) is an exciting new game development studio focused on making excellent AAA games on PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and Switch.

Location:
Kyiv, Warsaw, Limassol, Remote
Languages:
English: Upper-intermediate
Cooperation:
Full-time
Team:
Art & UI

We are looking for a talented and experienced Game Designer who would help us guide the engineering team on our partnered AAA titles on Unreal Engine 4 for PC and Consoles. If you’re up for a challenge, don’t hesitate and apply! 🙂

BECOMING ONE OF THE DRAGONS YOU WILL:

  • Able to drive and follow-up on prototyping (both digital and paper-based) with other game designers and programmers;
  • Daily coordination with Production, Art, Tech, Game Design, and other teams — both internal and external teams.
  • Define game features and create relevant game design documentation.
  • Oversee implementation of features to ensure they are built according to specs.
  • Decide on needed iterations through play-testing, usability, and live ops.
  • Take concepts from one-pagers to complete game designs with the help of your team.
  • Participate in prototype efforts to prove-out early design concepts.
  • Ability to communicate your designs and vision to colleagues from different professional backgrounds.
  • Thorough understanding of games’ commercial appeal, and motivations to different player demographics.
  • Take accountability and ownership of projects from start to finish.
  • Work unsupervised and take ownership and full responsibility of specific features and systems.
  • Multi-task like a pro.

EXPECTATIONS ARE CLEAR:

  • 2-5+ years of game industry experience;
  • 3+ years of experience designing games as a Game Designer;
  • At least one PC or Console game shipped as a Game Designer;
  • Experience creating visual presentations of the game idea/mechanic and pitching it to internal or external teams;
  • Proficiency in clear communication of complex concepts, including experience in creating project documentation.
  •  Understanding programming/scripting in game design and experience working with Behaviour Trees, EQS, and other such systems;
  • Very strong problem-solving abilities;
  • Strong English both written and verbal;
  • Passion for PC and Console video games is a must!

Would be a strong plus:

  • Previous experience shipping first or third-person action shooter games;
  • A passion for playing and developing exceptional games;
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4, its Blueprints.

Grow with us, we’ve got you covered:

  • Competitive financial reward (yes, we are fair enough).
  • Challenges to raise your XPs score (professional trainings and conferences, internal mentorship).
  • Paid vacation and sick leave.
  • Culture of diversity & inclusion to unite the most outstanding talents.
  • Community of people who understand your game passion.

Join Dragon’s Lake Entertainment and take on challenges you’ve always been dreaming about.

Open Application